The Philippines is blessed with charming islands and scenic bodies of water. Most of our islands are cited by international magazines and shows as they attract every local and foreign visitor. Undeniably two of the most famous destinations are Boracay and Palawan, these islands are mostly filled with local and foreign tourist almost every day.
Most of the travelers took a vacation as a relaxation and others choose destinations with fewer visitors. As summer approaches we cite some untouched and pristine destinations perfect for your summer getaway.
Is an islet in Palompon, Leyte that showcases an untouched paradise with fine white sand and crystal blue waters. Walk in the powdery long sand bars and gratify in a quiet and relaxing getaway. Visitors can enjoy overnight camping, swimming, snorkeling, kayaking and scuba diving.
Isla de Capon Grande or commonly known as Capones Island is set in Pundaquit, Zambales. Within the island there is an old Spanish lighthouse; the only establishment in the area, huge rock formations and steep cliffs encompass with coral and white sand beaches. Every visitor is captivated by its mysterious charm.
Is a famous destination in Siquijor, Cambugahay is a 3 tiered waterfall, the water is very clear and clean that makes it swimmable to every visitor. The ambiance is very calm and relaxing.
Snake Island (Vigan Island)- El Nido
It is named as Snake Island because of the (S) curving sand bar that resembles a snake. Visitors can take a trek to reach the view deck and overlook the ocean and the other surrounding islands with fine white sand.
Is a multi- level waterfall situated in the Southern Island of Mindanao in Bislig, Surigao del Sur, it is also dubbed as the little Niagara Falls of the Philippines. It shows a beautiful rainbow between 9- 11 a.m.
Malapascua Island is to be found in the Visayan Sea at the northernmost of Cebu, it is known for its wide white sand beach and clear waters with rich marine life ideal for water activities such as diving, snorkeling and island hopping.
White Island in Camiguin
White Island is an uninhabited white sandbar on the volcanic island of Camiguin purely with fine white sand surrounded by crystal clear blue waters. The tides in the island often resize and reshape its form but generally, it is a horseshoe shaped.
Hinatuan Enchanted River
Is a deep spring river in Surigao Del Sur that fancies visitors because of its unusual color which is a unique shade of sapphire blue and jade. Because of its unique color and unexplored depths, many various local legends are being told regarding the river. The river is surrounded by palm trees and florals that add a more enchanting feel.
Manjuyod Sandbar Bais City
Having a close resemblance to the very famous International destination Maldives, Manjuyod Sandbar in Bais City, Dumaguete is dubbed as the Maldives of the Philippines. The same with Maldives the island has a beautiful powdery white sandbar with clear blue waters and stilt cottages are made available for rent on the island.
Huma Island Resort and Spa
Huma Island Resort and Spa is another luxurious gem in the charming island of Palawan that provides guest a Maldivian resort experience and a promising tranquil getaway.
The beautiful Samal Island in Davao City is composed of different pristine beaches that include Isla Reta Beach, Kaputian Beach Park, Babu Santa and Dayang Beach. Visitors can avail tour packages to visit all the beaches and other attractions available at Samal Island.
Pink Beach in Sta. Cruz, Zamboanga
The pink beach is located in the Great Santa Cruz Island in Zamboanga. Many people are amazed by the unique color of the beach sand but somewhat the sand is not really color pink, as explained by the locals, the crushed red corals (organ pipe corals) blended with the white sand makes it a unique pink hue.