The Philippines is truly one of the best places to spend your vacation. The home of 7,100 islands, the beautiful beaches, mountains and peaks, the friendly people, and the wonderful historic sites. These are just some of the beautiful destinations in the Philippines that are hard to resist for your summer vacation and leisure.
Panglao Island a perfect place to relax. Panglao Island is an island located in southwest of the island of Bohol and east of Cebu that is made of Maribojoc limestone. An area of 80.5 square kilometers (31.1 sq mi). Panglao Island has several small islands like Gak-ang, Pontod, and Bacalisag.
Alona Beach is one of the popular tourist spot in Panglao Island where you can watch for sunset. The beautiful and famous dive site, coral reefs, scuba diving and colorful fishes.
You can book for a ride with Weesam Express, Oceanjet, and Supercat – Cebu to Tagbilaran. Then a Tricycle – Tagbilaran Port to Panglao Island or Taxi/Van.
The next is the beautiful tear-drop shaped Siargao Island the “Surfing Capital of the Philippines” or surfers paradise located in the province of Surigao Del Norte. Estimated land area of 437 square kilometers (169 sq mi). Siargao Island is known as the largest mangrove forest, the beautiful coral reefs, and white sand beaches. Siargao Island is rich in coral, seafood, and coconut palms.
Tear-shaped Siargao Island
One of the famous surf spots is located in Siargao Island called Cloud 9 close to General Luna which is ranked as the top 8 best surf spots. You can also chose Jacking Horse for beginners.
Cloud 9 Surf Spot
Moalboal or known for its “Kagasangan Festival” is one of the perfect place to dive, drink and eat. Moalboal is located in Cebu with 89 kilometers and 2 hours ride from Cebu City.
Also known for its fine and white sandy (White Beach) and a perfect spot for divers. Where you can swim with a huge school of sardines. One of the perfect dive spot where you can dive and swim with whale sharks, only in Donsol Oslob, Cebu.
Tumalog Falls in Oslob is also a beautiful spot located in Natalio Bacalso Avenue. For its stunning view, mesmerizing, and cold water.
Next is El Nido, Palawan known for its white-sand beaches and one of the best beaches and island destination in the Philippines. El Nido is located in Bacuit Bay, a “group of islands with steep karst cliffs. The area counts 50 away with white sand beaches and beautiful limestone cliffs, and a paradise surely. You can rent a kayak a type of canoe, made of a light frame.
From El Nido you can go straight to Nacpan Beach, 4 kilometers and 15 minutes away from El Nido, known for its soft and powdery white sand, blue water and palm trees. Last but not the least, the Las Cabanas Beach a beautiful beach near the center of El Nido where you can watch beautiful sunset.