Best Philippine Travel Destinations

Roaming the wonders of the Philippines?
 
Relax! Leave those stuffy suits behind and get ready for an experience of a lifetime! This tropical country have it all, ready to provide you with the best vacation your hard-earned money could buy. Most hotels and resorts offer value for money accommodations for those on a budget. For the high-rollers and guests who wants nothing but the best? The red carpet to the most exclusive and first class facilities await you.

The pristine beaches of Boracay, Palawan, Cebu and Bohol gives a glimpse of heavenly getaways. Cottages and hotel rooms with spectacular ocean views are up for grabs. Each “hotspots” offers daily buffet breakfast and accompanying tours and activities for takers.

Boracay

The tropical paradise of beach lovers! Its seemingly endless stretch of white sands and great accommodation is what makes this beautiful island popular. You can take a pick from the numerous hotels lining the beach, ranging from those offering complete privacy, with hotel rooms and cottages tucked within the lush greenery or the ones situated amongst the hottest and most happening places. Take a stroll down the beach as the sun bade goodbye and watch one of the most spectacular sunset allotted to mankind. Boracay is definitely the place to enjoy the sun, the sea and to party!

Palawan

Located just north of Malaysia’s Sabbah Island, it has a total of 1769 islands and islets that are mostly unexplored. Aptly known as the last frontier, It has the largest wildlife reservation here and is home to the most beautiful, exotic orchids, the Palawan peacock, the dugong or sea cow, the tabon birds as well as some of the most breath taking caves in the country. The Calamian group of islands, popular for its magnificent white beaches, the clearest water and a wide range of marine resources ideal for diving, houses some of the most beautiful and exclusive resorts in Asia. This is nature at it’s best. Cottages and villas are strategically located to provide optimum privacy to guests. Stay secluded in a villa amongst magnificent trees or wake up in your cottage on stills with the sea as your playground.

Cebu

Cebuano bai! bai means friend in Cebu. It has one of the friendliest atmosphere in the Philippines. It’s rich history offers a wide range of activities for everyone. Visit the Magellan’s Cross, join the Sinulog festival held every 3rd Sunday of January (our own version of Mardi Gras), taste the rich flavors- the tablea, the famous mouthwatering lechon Cebu, the puso (rice wrapped in coconut leaves), crispy danggit(sun- dried fish) and much more for a gastronomical blow-out! Visit the Malapascua Island, Camotes Island among the numerous unspoiled beaches of Cebu. First-class hotels and resorts are also located in the heart of the city.

Bohol

Being the 10th largest island in the Philippines, this Visayan province offers alternative vacationing for everyone. It’s famous chocolate hills in Carmen continues to be the most popular must-see attraction of Bohol. It is also home to the smallest known primate, the Philippine tarsier. It has already carved a reputation for having one of the most spectacular and unspoiled beaches in the country. With more land mass to cover, the island offers more than the usual adventures. Explore the centuries-old churches of Baclayon, Loboc, Dauis, Maribojoc, Loon and other magnificent structures. Take the River safari! From the town of Loboc, feel relaxed as you cruise along Loay River, enveloped in rich flora, with the boat ride ending in Busay falls with ample time for a refreshing swim. With over a hundred identified caves scattered around the island, Bohol is ideal for spelunking adventures. Be sure to visit the Hinagdanan Cave, a laddered cave going towards an underground pond. Do not forget your diving gear, for Bohol has one of the most wonderful corals reefs that are worth the trip alone!

Sargiao/CamSur

Surfing anyone? Sargiao gives an experience close to that of being in Hawaii when it comes to surfing. Water sports such as surfing have never been more in demand than now! With the great waters of Sargiao giving an exhilarating taste for those born to ride the waves, this is definitely the place to be. Ask the ASP anytime and they will tell you you should have been here yesterday! No blow outs here man!
For wake boarding enthusiasts, check-out the CWC cable park. Relatively new, this wake boarding paradise in Camarines Sur has already become popular not only locally but on an international scale. Foreign nationals from different countries flock CamSur round-the-clock all year round! A world class facility housing the best cable park in Asia!

Baguio
A six-hour scenic drive north of Manila (through Kennon Road) will transport you to this favorite summer vacation spot in the Philippines. A welcoming 40-foot high lion head along Kennon Road gives a taste of something unique that is Baguio! Here, relaxation is given a new meaning. Wake up to the sweet scent of the pine trees, take a stroll under the clearest and bluest sky, and spend the most romantic evenings dining under the star-filled sky.

The cold climate of Baguio is ideal for leisurely spending your day visiting its famous landmarks. The beautiful gardens, the numerous parks and sites with splendid views of the mountains, Camp John Hay for the avid golfers and the PMA grounds amongst the endless must-see sights. A trip to the Central market for the freshest vegetables,sweetest fruits, fragrant flowers as well as items that are a trademark of Baguio. Plump, sweet, fresh strawberries sold by the basket, ube and strawberry jams, crunchy peanut brittle and of course, the local handicrafts, woven souvenirs, silver jewelries, delicate woodcarvings and even brooms! Finally, join the party held every month of February for the week long celebration of Penagbenga Festival, a flower parade celebrating “the season for blossoming, a time for flowering”.

For a truly rewarding experience, you can proceed to Banaue and be a witness to the magnificent Banaue Rice Terraces, a man made structure carved on the side of the mountain ranges by the Ifugaos. Sagada, famous for its subterranean caves is a must-see for those whose interest lies in archeology.

Tagaytay

Near Manila, you can always visit Tagaytay with its cool and refreshing atmosphere. Visit the Palace in the Sky, go ride the horses on your way up and have a front seat view of the Taal Volcano.

Dining in Tagaytay? Fabulous restaurants surrounds the place as well as Casino Filipino. An hour or so ride would bring you to Batangas where deep sea & coral diving is a must do! And Anilao is up to that job. The rich heritage of this province showcases activities that will make you stay and explore more!

Manila

Ahhhh, Manila! There is no place like Manila. The busiest and most colorful city in the Philippines! Here, they have something for everybody, even the most discriminating in taste. Bustling streets with the most welcoming atmosphere. Open faces and brilliant smiles from its people. Hotels are scattered all over the city offering first-class accommodations and service coming from the heart. Mabuhay!

Long live it is. A shopping paradise, Manila and its neighboring cities are famous for its bargains. From the biggest shopping malls, the classiest signature clothing lines and the most amazing “tiangges” they have it all. Be pleasantly surprised with the rich assortment of unique clothes, accessories, shoes, bags and trinkets that you can find at a most affordable price. Malls in Makati, Rockwell, Ermita and Alabang carries fabulous designer labels. The largest mall in Asia located in Pasay City even has a view of the bay!
After a satisfying day of shopping, you can sit back, relax and enjoy the rich flavors of the Philippines.From local delicatessen that are uniquely Filipino to Mediterranean to Exotic, the wide array of restaurants will tickle your taste buds. It’s a dining experience that is incomparable to no other.

 Remember, we have more than 7100 islands to explore and lots of adventures to experience!

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