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25+ Best Places to Travel to in the Philippines for Fun and Relaxation

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Here are our top picks for travelers looking to visit the Philippines’ most beautiful destinations. If you have been planning on visiting the Philippines for fun and relaxation for yourself and your loved ones, this post is definitely for you.

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Firstly, Let’s begin with the top destinations that are both exceptionally beautiful and easily accessible, making them ideal for first-time visitors.

Top Best Places to Travel to in the Philippines

Here are the top best locations one can get to visit when you travel to the Philippines:

1. Siargao

Marcos on Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte, Philippines, at the Magpupungko Rock Formation. Also, Surigao del Norte is located in the Caraga Region of Northeast Mindanao.

Siargao rose to prominence as the Philippines’ surfing capital and, more recently, as the “Best Island in the World” (as voted on by Condé Nast readers in 2018).

Second, since my first visit to the island a decade ago, this paradise has been on my bucket list. Also, The enchanting lagoons of Sohoton Cove, a natural wonder well worth the 2-hour detour from the Cloud 9 surfing beach, wowed me the most.

Third, white sand beaches, stunning islets, vast coconut forests, cool tidal pools, and other natural wonders can all be found on the main island.

Siargao is one of the best places to visit if you want to experience a laid-back island lifestyle.

There’s a mix of “foreign” and “local” flavors here. Also, It is remote but accessible, and despite new developments in recent years, it is not overcrowded.

How to Get There:

Firstly, Siargao is best reached by air from the Philippines’ eastern coast (facing the Pacific Ocean). From Manila, Cebu, or Clark, fly direct to Sayak Airport (IAO) on Siargao Island. From Manila, the flight takes 2 hours and from Cebu; it takes 1 hour.

Secondly, the land journey from the airport to Cloud 9 Beach, the main tourist attraction, takes about 45 minutes.

Siargao can also be reached by flying to Surigao Airport (SUG), which is located on the mainland of Mindanao. Then take a 1.5-hour fast craft ferry to Siargao Island’s Dapa Port.

2. El Nido

Northern Palawan province is in the MIMAROPA region (West Central Philippines). Furthermore, You came to see the beautiful beaches and island views that the country has to offer.

El Nido, in the province of Palawan, will not disappoint. Also, El Nido is my favorite place in the Philippines for spectacular “over-the-water” sea views.

Imagine uninhabited white sand beaches, hidden lagoons, and massive forest-covered limestone mountains rising out of pristine tropical waters.

Also, the “SEAnery” here competes with popular Asian destinations such as Thailand’s Phi Phi/Krabi Islands and Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay (Vietnam).

Spending an entire day on the islands is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The island hopping tours in Bacuit Bay are spread out over a large area, so plan on spending at least two full days there (Tour A & Tour C are the best).

How to Get There: Firstly, most visitors fly from Manila to Puerto Princesa Airport (PPS) for a 1.5-hour flight, then take a 5- to 6-hour shuttle ride to El Nido town proper.

Secondly, fly directly to El Nido from Manila (1 hour), Cebu, or Boracay-Caticlan to avoid the long land journey. This is the quickest, but most expensive, option.

3. Coron

This place is located in the northern province of Palawan, in the MIMAROPA region (West Central Philippines).

Also, Go to Coron for spectacular underwater views, in contrast to El Nido’s amazing “over water” views. Colorful coral gardens, pristine waters, abundant marine life, and even sunken WWII Japanese shipwrecks can all be found here.

Don’t get it wrong: Coron can compete with the best of them when it comes to scenic views of the water.

Secondly, Hidden emerald/blue lagoons are surrounded by limestone cliffs in this paradise. Coron also has a plethora of breathtakingly beautiful fine white sand beaches.

How to Get There:

On the north side of Busuanga Island is Coron Airport. Traveling by plane from Manila takes about an hour.

Also, You can travel by ferry between Coron and El Nido for adventurous travelers who want to make the most of their trip in Palawan (mainland Palawan). By fast craft, the journey takes about 4 hours (high-speed ferry).

4. Cebu

This place is located in the Central Visayas region (Central Philippines). Also, Cebu is the most visited tourist destination in the country, and for good reason.

It is unrivaled in terms of a variety of activities and attractions. Cebu is known as the “Jack of All Trades” of Philippine tourist destinations.

Enjoy scenic natural sites (waterfalls, beaches, mountain views, and so on), exciting wildlife encounters, colonial heritage tours, shopping at some of the world’s largest malls, and local cuisine, including the prized Cebu Lechon!

While staying at a luxury resort on Mactan Island, a centrally located hotel/Airbnb in the city, or a peaceful beachfront resort in the countryside, you can easily do these things.

Therefore, It’s your decision! To take part.

If that isn’t enough, you can easily travel to nearby islands such as Bohol and Negros (Dumaguete), as well as major cities. Also, Use Cebu’s strategic location in the Central Philippines and a well-connected flight/ferry network to your advantage.

How to Get There:

First, on Mactan Island, Cebu-Mactan International Airport serves direct flights from all major Philippine cities as well as international flights from Asia and North America.

Second, the flight time from Manila is 1h30m, 3h 40m from Singapore, and 2h50m from Hong Kong. The ride from the airport to Cebu City takes about 30 minutes to an hour (or more, depending on traffic conditions).

5. Boracay Island & Aklan

The province of Aklan is in the Western Visayas region (Central Philippines). Boracay is a vacationer’s dream come true. Also, the 4-kilometer White Beach, known for its incredibly inviting blue waters, fine white sand, and perfect sunsets, therefore, takes center stage.

If you want to relax and enjoy a tropical resort experience, this is the island to visit. Boracay, as you might expect, caters to a more affluent crowd, but don’t worry, there are plenty of budget-friendly options.

Boracay is a small island with a lot to offer. All in one sandy stretch, you’ll find excellent dining, a wide variety of places to stay, souvenir shopping, a variety of fun water activities, and some nightlife.

When it comes to fine, white sand, Boracay’s White Beach is in a league of its own. Only one long beach in the country has sand whiter and finer than White Beach, in my extensive travels across the country.

It can be found in the next group of islands on this list.

How to Get There:

Boracay-Caticlan Airport (MPH) or Kalibo International Airport (KLIA) are the two options for landing (KLO). The ferry ride from Caticlan to Boracay takes less than 20 minutes.

Futhermore, Most travelers use Kalibo as a transit point because it has more airlines, flights, and destinations to choose from, as well as lower airfares. The journey from Kalibo to Caticlan takes about an hour by land.

What Stands Out:

These destinations require more time to visit, but if you’re looking for an adventure, they’re well worth the trip.

6. Balabac Islands

Location: MIMAROPA Region, Southern Palawan Province (West Central Philippines) Look no further than the Philippines for the best beaches and the most vibrant waters.

Balabac is deserving of a place at the TOP of your bucket list.

Balabac is Palawan’s southernmost group of islands. It’s so far south that Sabah, Malaysia’s east coast, is closer to Balabac than Puerto Princesa, Palawan’s provincial capital.

The main attraction is a group of 31 beautiful islands that have yet to be discovered by the masses of tourists.

Pristine white-sand beaches and crystal clear waters surround these islands. Yes, many of the beaches here have a blinding white to off-white sand, with some even having a blushed pink hue!

The best places to visit in Balabac are (1) Onuk Island, with its crystal blue waters stretching as far as the eye can see; (2) Bugsuk Island, with the Philippines’ most powdery, whitest sand beach; and (3) Camiaran Island’s pink sand beach.

How to Get There:

First, Buliluyan Port, on the southernmost tip of mainland Palawan, is the most convenient departure point for the Balabac Islands.

Second, the land journey from Puerto Princesa Airport (the nearest commercial airport) to Buliluyan Port takes approximately 5-6 hours.

Third, arrange your Balabac tour with a local tour operator well ahead of time (before your trip) for a stress-free trip. The Balabac Travel Guide has a list and detailed travel tips.

Furthermore, Balabac is remote and difficult to reach, which is why I don’t recommend it to first-time visitors. You must have a strong desire to visit this location. It takes time to visit, and you will have to forego tourist traps.

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7. Batanes Island

Many readers have previously inquired why I did not list Batanes as one of the best places to visit in the Philippines. I haven’t been there yet, to put it simply.

It’s still on my list of things to do! However, because of popular demand, I am now including Batanes in the list. So, if you have a suggestion for a location that should be included, please leave a comment below! It’s possible I’ll have to add it to my bucket list as well.

Batanes is the Philippines’ most northern province. Also, Volcanic forces and strong typhoons have shaped these far-flung islands.

Batanes’ natural landscape is distinct from that of the rest of the Philippines. Green rolling hills, grazing cows, steep seaside cliffs, glistening clear blue waters, traditional stone houses, and iconic lighthouses can all be found here.

Visitors often describe as wild, overwhelming, and incredibly scenic the beauty of Batanes. I can see why it’s a popular choice among adventurers based on photos and vlogs.

How to Get There:

First, arrive at Batan’s main island, Batan, and land at Basco Airport. Also, Travel time by plane from Manila is 2 hours and 40 minutes, and from Clark is 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Last, Philippine Airlines and Skyjet are two airlines that fly to Batanes. Flights to Batanes are significantly more expensive than flights to other Philippine destinations. Regular roundtrip fares are expected to cost upwards of P10,000.

8. Sagada

This place is located in the Mountain Province of Luzon’s Cordillera region (Northern Philippines). The Philippines is more than just picture-perfect beaches.

It also has some cool highland destinations! Sagada, located north of Manila, is a great place to visit if you want to get close to nature and learn about Philippine mountain culture.

This small town is in Northern Luzon’s mist-covered Cordillera (mountain range).

Sagada, which is surrounded by breathtaking mountain views, is best known for its strange hanging coffins, a burial tradition that dates back over 2,000 years. When in town, don’t miss the cave.

connection tour (Sumaging-Lumiang Cave), the sunrise view from Kiltepan Peak above a sea of clouds, the local coffee (best in the Philippines), and hikes to the area’s many waterfalls, including Bomod-ok Falls and Pongas Falls.

How to get there: The bus ride from Manila to Sagada takes about 12 hours. Buses usually leave Cubao, Quezon City, at 9 p.m. (or later). You can also take a bus from Baguio to Sagada. By bus, it takes 5-6 hours to travel from Baguio to Sagada.


9. Banaue, Ifugao

The province of Ifugao is in the Cordillera region of the Philippines. The famous Banaue Rice Terraces, another must-see attraction in the Cordillera region, are located in Banaue.

These extraordinary rice paddies, hand-carved by the Ifugao people over 2,000 years ago, are terraced like giant staircases and follow the contours of entire mountainsides.

Banaue is also the starting point for a trip to the Ifugao Rice Terraces, which are on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Spend the night in a homestay in one of the small villages like Batad or Banga-an for a unique local experience.

Immerse yourself in the Ifugao culture, wake up to a view of the rice terraces while sipping a hot cup of local coffee, and take a breathtaking hike to the Tappiya Waterfalls.

How to get there: The bus ride from Manila to Banaue takes about 8-9 hours. The bus departs from Manila in the late evening (8pm to 10pm).

As a result, plan on arriving early in the morning. Banaue is also easily accessible from other places in the Cordillera region. From Sagada, the journey to Banaue takes about 3 hours, and from Baguio, it takes about 6 hours.

10. Vigan

Vigan is Asia’s best-preserved Spanish colonial city. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a must-see for anyone who enjoys old cities.

When you visit Vigan, you’ll feel as if you’ve traveled back in time (to the 16th century Philippines). Cobblestone paths, horse-drawn carriages, and centuries-old churches and buildings abound in this historic city.

Book a room in one of the old Spanish-colonial homes for the ultimate Vigan experience.

How to Get There: Vigan’s closest airport is Laoag Airport, which has direct flights from Manila. This trip takes about 2 hours (1-hour flight duration PLUS 2-hour land trip).

Vigan is also accessible by bus. From Manila, the journey takes about 8-9 hours by land.

11. Iligan

Iligan is located in the province of Lanao del Norte in Northern Mindanao (Southern Philippines). If you enjoy waterfalls, Iligan, the “City of Majestic Waterfalls,” should be on your bucket list (like me).

Many of the Philippines’ most beautiful waterfalls can be found in this city in Northern Mindanao. Tinago Falls, with its incredibly enchanting blue-green pool surrounded by the rainforest, (2) Maria.

Cristina Falls (massive twin waterfall), and the remote (3) Limunsudan Falls are among my favorites in Iligan (the highest two-tiered waterfall in the Philippines).

How to Get There:

Arrive at Cagayan de Oro-Laguindingan International Airport (CGY), which has direct flights from Manila, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Clark, and Dumaguete. From Manila, the flight takes 1h and 40m, or 1h from Cebu. The land journey from Laguindingan Airport to Iligan City takes about 1.5 hours.

These major flight hubs and popular tourist destinations are shared. Each of these locations has its own unique set of must-see attractions.

This just goes to show how beautiful places can be found all over the Philippines, and how difficult it is to choose just a few to include in this list of the best places to visit. They do not rank the following destinations in any order.

12. Manila

Manila is located in the Luzon province of the Philippines (Northern Philippines). For visitors, Manila has a lot to offer. Intramuros, the historic district of Manila, is a good place to start.

The Manila Cathedral, Fort Santiago, and San Agustin Church are among the Spanish-era structures in this walled city (a UNESCO World Heritage Site).

Makati and Bonifacio Global City (BGC) are the best places to visit if you want to experience the city’s nightlife, hip food scene, and modern side. Shop in Manila’s massive malls to beat the tropical heat.

Many of the world’s largest malls, including the ever-expanding Mall of Asia, are located in Metro Manila. If you’re looking for a place to visit near the airport, look no further. Visit Newport City, City of Dreams, Solaire Resort, and Okada Manila, which are all entertainment districts.

How to Get There:

The Philippines’ main international gateway and domestic flight hub is Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Pasay and Paranaque are the cities where the Manila-NAIA Airport is located (among the 16 cities that comprise the Metro Manila area).

Also, Manila’s public transportation system is inadequate. Use a ride-hailing app like Grab for safe and convenient rides around the metro.

13. Bohol

Bohol is located in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines (Central Philippines).

Also, The Chocolate Hills and the bug-eyed Tarsier, one of the world’s smallest primates, are two of the Philippines’ most iconic attractions, often featured in tourism advertisements. This island in the Philippines’ central region (near Cebu) has a lot to offer.

In Panglao, you can stay in a nice hotel near one of the island’s many white-sand beaches, go island hopping, dive, join an island hopping tour, and possibly see dolphins.

If that isn’t enough, take a relaxing cruise along the pristine Loboc River, stopping along the way to see old Spanish-colonial heritage churches, Can-umantad waterfalls, Cadapdapan Rice Terraces, and remote Anda White Beach.

14. Puerto Princesa

Puerto Princesa is the capital of Palawan and a major air gateway. Therefore, If you’re going to El Nido, make a stop in Puerto Princesa, also known as “The City in the Forest.”

Begin with a visit to the Puerto Princesa Underground River, the world’s second-longest navigable underground river and a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as one of the New7Wonders of Nature.

Then, spend the next day beach bumming and snorkeling on an island hopping tour around Honda Bay. Don’t leave without taking a city tour and devouring fresh seafood.

How to Get There:

By plane, Puerto Princesa is 1.5 hours southwest of Manila. Direct flights from Manila, Cebu, Iloilo, Clark, and Davao arrive at Princesa International Airport. Also, You can also take a ferry from Manila or Iloilo to get there (on the RORO ferry bus).

15. Iloilo & Guimaras

This place is located in the geographic center of the country, is also known as the “Heart of the Philippines.”

It is well-known for its well-preserved heritage sites, distinctive native cuisine, inexpensive seafood, and pristine natural sites.

Busy but unwinding Iloilo City is one of the country’s most livable cities. Also, A densely populated city committed to preserving its cultural and natural heritage.

Within an hour’s drive from the city center, you can find yourself on a peaceful beach on Guimaras Island, home to the sweetest mangoes in the world.

Furthermore, visit the islands of Gigantes, Sicogon, and Concepcion to see Northern Iloilo’s stunning seascapes.

A drive to the south will take you to centuries-old Spanish-colonial churches, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site Miagao Church.

You can also take a land trip from Iloilo to the provinces of Antique, Capiz (Roxas City), and Aklan on Panay Island (Boracay).

How to Get There:

Arrive at Iloilo Airport, which serves direct flights from/to major Philippine airports, as well as Hong Kong and Singapore. Also, The flight time from Manila to Iloilo is 1h15m, and the flight time from Cebu is 50m.

Direct flights are also available from/to Davao, Clark, Puerto Princesa, Cagayan de Oro, and General Santos.

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16. Clark & Pampanga

This amazing town is located in the Pampanga region of Luzon (Northern Philippines). Moreover, Clark Airport, about a two-and-a-half-hour drive north of Manila, is a major flight hub and alternative international gateway to the Philippines.

Clark is a rapidly developing tourist and economic zone. It is home to Aqua Planet Waterpark, the largest water park in the Philippines, as well as other themed attractions such as Dinosaur Island.

From Clark, you can take a heritage tour of nearby Angeles City and sample the famous food of Pampanga, the Philippines’ Culinary Capital.

Clark is also a popular starting point for exploring the provinces of Zambales, Tarlac, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, and Aurora in Central Luzon.

The best things to do in this region include (1) an off-road adventure to Puning Hot Springs, (2) a summit crater trek to Mount Pinatubo, (3) a heritage resort called Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar, (4) scenic beaches in Zambales, (5) Subic Bay, and (6) the surfing town of Baler.

How to Get There:

Clark International Airport handles both domestic and international flights. Therefore, Because of its proximity to Manila, it is frequently used as an alternative to the congested Manila-NAIA Airport.

The trip from Manila to Clark takes about 2-3 hours. Clark Airport is part of the Clark Freeport Zone, which is located in Angeles City, Pampanga. Also, It takes about 20 minutes to drive from Clark Airport to the center of Angeles City.

17. Davao

Mindanao’s Davao region is the location (Southern Philippines). Are you planning a trip to the southern Philippines? Begin in Davao City, Mindanao’s largest urban center.

This sprawling metropolis, located at the foot of Mount Apo, the Philippines’ tallest mountain, is where you can meet the great Philippine Eagle, sample the infamous Durian fruit, and enjoy day trips to refreshing natural sites like Eden Nature Park and Samal Island.

Moreover, it’s also a gateway to some of the most beautiful places in Davao and Mindanao.

Samal Island is accessible by ferry from Davao City. Enjoy a luxurious stay at Pearl Farm Beach Resort, known for its waterfront stilt cottages, or explore Talikud Island’s peaceful beaches.

How to Get There:

Davao Airport is Mindanao’s busiest airport. The flight from Manila to Davao takes 2 hours. Also, It usually takes 30 minutes to get from Davao Airport to Davao City Center.

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18. Cagayan de Oro & beyond

Northern Mindanao is the location (Southern Philippines). Also, Cagayan de Oro, the largest city in Northern Mindanao, is known as the “Philippine Adventure Capital.”

This city is well-known for its whitewater rafting, river tubing, paragliding, and nature parks. Cagayan de Oro is also a convenient hub for tourists visiting Iligan’s majestic waterfalls, Camiguin Island’s scenic sites, and the cool attractions of Bukidnon province.

How to Get There:

Cagayan de Oro-Laguindingan Airport (CGY) serves direct flights from Manila, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Clark, and Dumaguete. The flight time from Manila is 1 hour and 40 minutes, and the flight time from Cebu is 1 hour.

The drive from Laguindingan Airport to Cagayan de Oro City takes about an hour.

19. Dumaguete & Negros Oriental

Extremely relaxed Dumaguete serves as the gateway to Apo Island. If swimming with sea turtles is on your bucket list, Apo Island, a protected marine sanctuary with sprawling coral gardens, is one of the best places to go.

Also, You can also visit Siquijor Island and the many waterfalls, lakes, and mountain resorts of Negros Oriental province from Dumaguete.

How to Get There:

Dumaguete Airport is about an hour’s flight south of Manila. You can also fly from Cebu directly. The flight is only 30 minutes long. Also, You can also travel to Dumaguete by bus and ferry from Cebu.

The bus+ferry trip takes about 6 hours.

Negros Oriental province is located in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines.

20. Legazpi, Bicol & Mayon Volcano

Albay province, Bicol region, and Luzon Island (Northern Philippines). Also, Legazpi is one of the Philippines’ most photogenic cities.

Mayon Volcano, which is known as the world’s “perfect” cone-shaped volcano dominates the skyline.

Legazpi is the gateway to Bicol, a region known for whale shark watching in Donsol, Sorsogon, the beautiful islands of Caramoan (Camarines Sur), and Calaguas (Camarines Norte).

Misibis Bay Resort, and, of course, delicious Bicolano cuisine (Bicol Express!).

How to Get There:

Air travel is the quickest way to get to Legazpi. From Manila or Cebu, the flight to Legazpi Airport takes one hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manila to Legazpi.

The journey by land takes between 9 and 12 hours.

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21. Tacloban, Leyte

Leyte province is located in the Eastern Visayas region (Central Philippines).

Also, Tacloban City, the regional capital of Eastern Visayas, is home to the San Juanico Bridge, the Philippines’ longest bridge, as well as the site of U.S. General Douglas MacArthur’s landing, a historic event during WWII.

Also, Eastern Visayas is home to some of the most breathtaking natural wonders in the Philippines.

Including Kalanggaman Island’s insanely beautiful sandbar, Biri Island’s incredible rock formations, Samar’s majestic waterfalls, and Biliran province’s alluring Sambawan Island.

How to Get There:

Tacloban-Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport serves direct flights from/to Manila, Cebu, and Clark. The flight from Manila to Tacloban takes 1.5 hours. The ride from Tacloban Airport to the downtown area takes only 15 minutes.

22. Baguio & Benguet

Benguet province is located in the Cordillera region of Luzon Island (Northern Philippines). Therefore, Visit the summer capital of the Philippines.

Baguio City has a pleasant climate, urban conveniences, pine-filled parks, and an exciting food scene.

Also, there are many enjoyable day trips outside of the city, such as the La Trinidad strawberry fields and flower farms in Benguet.

How to Get There:

Traveling by land to Baguio takes about 5-6 hours from Manila, 6 hours from Banaue, and 5-6 hours from Sagada.

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23. Subic Bay

Subic Bay is a popular tourist destination for its theme parks and natural wonders.

Pamulaklakin Nature Park, Boardwalk Park, Zoobic Safari, Ocean Adventure, Inflatable Island, and duty-free shopping malls are among Subic’s most popular tourist attractions.

How to Get There:

The journey to Subic Bay by land takes approximately 2-4 hours from Manila or 1.5 hours from Clark. Moreover, aside from buses/shuttles bound for Subic, you can also board buses bound for Olongapo (Zamables).

Subic Bay Freeport Zone is only a 10-minute drive from Olongapo’s bus terminal.

24. Tagaytay & Taal Volcano

Tagaytay is a popular weekend getaway destination near Manila. Also, Travel to Tagaytay for a 2-3 hour drive to enjoy the cool mountain breeze and see the iconic view of the highly active Taal Volcano.

Taal Volcano is famous for Vulcan Point, the world’s largest island within a lake (Crater Lake) that is on an island (Volcano Island/Taal Island).

It is located in a lake (Lake Taal) is in a lake (Lake Taal) that is on an island (Luzon) in the Pacific Ocean.

How to Get There:

Tagataytay-bound buses can be found in Metro Manila at Cubao, Buendia, and Pasay. Travel time is approximately 2 to 3 hours, depending on traffic conditions.

Alternatively, you can take a shuttle van from EGI Mall, which is near the LRT Gil Puyat Station.

South Cotabato province, Soccsksargen region, Mindanao Island (Southern Philippines). Save your location on Google Maps.

25. Lake Sebu

Lake Sebu, the T’boli people’s homeland, is one of my favorite highland destinations in the Philippines. This tranquil Mindanao town has a cool mountain climate, beautiful waterfalls, and scenic lake views.

Also, The 7 Falls Zipline is a must-see attraction in Lake Sebu. It is one of Asia’s tallest structures and provides a breathtaking view of Lake Sebu’s seven waterfalls.

Take a canoe ride early in the morning to see the fields of blooming lotus greet the sunrise.

How to Get There:

General Santos Airport is approximately two hours by plane from Manila and approximately one hour from Cebu or Iloilo. Traveling by land from General Santos to Lake Sebu takes about 2 to 3 hours.

Alternatively, you can fly to Davao Airport and then take a 2 to a 3-hour land trip to General Santos.

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26. Laoag & Ilocos Norte

Ilocos Norte and its capital city, Laoag, are among the top heritage destinations in the Philippines. Furthermore, see the Paoay Church, which is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as many other exquisite Spanish-colonial churches.

Also, Further north, Pagudpud and Burgos have iconic windmills, beautiful beaches, surfing, and coastal landscapes.

How to Get There:

Flying to Ilocos Norte is the quickest and most convenient way to get there. Laoag Airport is about an hour’s flight north of Manila. Also, You can also get to Laoag by land from various parts of Luzon.

The drive from Manila to Laoag takes about 9 hours.

27. Siquijor

The region of Central Visayas (Central Philippines) Take a ferry from Dumaguete to the mystical island of Siquijor. Also, This Island province is well-known for its beautiful beach coves and waterfalls, as well as being the home of mountain-dwelling mangkukulam (healers/Filipino witches).

Therefore, If you’re planning a trip to Cebu, Bohol should be on your itinerary as well, as most of the island’s major tourist attractions can be seen in a single day from Cebu City.

How to Get There:

Arrive at TAG (Bohol-Panglao International Airport), which has direct flights to and from Manila, Clark, Davao, and Cagayan de Oro. By plane, it takes one hour to travel from Manila to Bohol. Also, From Cebu, you can also take a ferry. By fast craft ferry, it takes about 2 hours.

In conclusion, our Picks were very wonderful. When your visa is ready for you to take a lift to the Philippines, you just can’t be clueless about where to spend a good time there.

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