Hello there rainy season!
Yes! For real, the Philippines had officially ended the summer season. It is now the time of the year where Typhoons and Monsoon are starting to bring heavy and non-stop pouring rain. But no rain or monsoon can stop every traveller’s wanderlust. Here are things you will definitely enjoy during rainy season.
Activities You Can Try
Extreme Water Sports
Surfing – Surfers definitely love this season because water waves are big and high, perfect for surfing.
The following destinations are best fit to surf:
1. Liwliwa and San Felipe, Zambales
2. Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte
3. Gubat, Sorsogon
4. Puraran and Bara, Catanduanes
5. Calicoan and Guiuan, Eastern Samar
6. Cantilan, Surigao del sur
7. Dahican and Mati, Davao Oriental
8. Baler, Aurora
Water Rafting, Kayaking, Tubing – a great thrill for families and friends, because water levels are higher and water rapids are stronger, more intense and exciting experience.
One of the must-try activities is the Davao Wild Water Adventure in Davao City; Whitewater rafting in Cagayan de Oro; Kalingas’s Whitewater Rafting, Chico River and River rafting and water tubing in Magdalena Laguna; Water Tubing in Sarangani, and River Kayaking at Tibiao Antique.
Wakeboarding – Hello there thrill seekers!
Try Lago de Oro Cable Ski Park Balibago, Calatagan, Batangas; Republic Wakepark West Diversity, Boulevard Nuvali, Calamba,Laguna; DECA Wakeboard Park Tacunan, Mintal, Davao City; Clark Wakeboard Park Brgy Margot, Angeles City, Pampanga; Cebu Wake Park Papa Kits, Silot Bay, Liloan Cebu City.
Hot Springs – Cold weather makes you desire for some warmth, so this season is the best time to visit and indulge yourself to hot springs.
Most visited Hot springs are ideally situated in Laguna, but you can also try Maquinit Hot Spring in Coron Palawan, Mainit Hot Spring in Biliran, Irosin Hot Spring Resorts in Sorsogon, and Ardent Hot Spring Resorts in Camiguin and many more.
Indoor Sports and Activities – Since it’s raining outside and you can’t prevent being wet by the rain, other people settle themselves with indoor sports such as basketball, tennis, badminton, wall climbing and many more that you and your loved ones can surely enjoy.
Museum – To learn more of our heritages and where you can enjoy taking pictures for an instagramable posts, such as: art galleries and museums. Good News the admission in the National Museum of the Philippines is permanently a FREE.
Waterfalls – During rainy season mountains, fields and alike are greener and more vibrant, as well as the waterfalls are thick torrents during rainy season, so don’t missed it out.
You may visit Alalum Falls (Bukidnon, Sumilao), Mimbalot Falls (Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte, Mindanao) , Kabigan Waterfalls (Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte), Tamaraw Waterfalls (Sabang, Puerto Galera, Mindoro), Kawasan Falls (Badian, Cebu), Limusudan Falls (Iligan City, Lanao del Norte), Tinago Falls (Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte), Maria Christina Falls (Iligan City, Lanao del Norte), Pagsanjan Falls (Laguna), Seven Falls, Lake Sebu (South Cotabato, Mindanao) and many more.
Cafes and Restaurants – Food industry is one of the most profitable businesses, mainly because everyone loves to eat and pinoys really loved to eat. Take this chance to visit new cafes and try new flavors in town.
Perks you can avail:
Discounted accommodations– Hotels and resorts called this season as the Off Season, off peak season or the Low Season. It is the season where hotel occupancy is very low and because of this hotels offers almost 30% discount on their room rates and other special offers and promo (don’t missed this chance).
Fewer crowd– When it comes to serenity and tranquility everyone will agree that a fewer crowd is what everyone is hoping for, since it’s raining and gloomy outside more people tend to stay at home and cancel their trips because of the not so good weather.
A gloomy day should not hitched your wanderlust, but also keep in mind the precautionary of the weather outside, we suggests that you consider checking the weather forecasts, it is always better to be safe first. Don’t forget to bring umbrella and rain coat, makes sure that your gadgets are on a waterproof bag, your gadgets on waterproof cases or in re-sealable airtight plastic bags to keep your belongings safe and dry.
Have a safe escapade!