Wednesday, 17 January 2018

15 Breathtaking Places in the Philippines Where You Can Go Soul-Searching

In the Western Pacific Ocean lies one of the most iconic places in Asia, the Philippines. It is divided into main three parts: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao which sums up to 7,107 islands.

Some of these islands share a very captivating sight that one must experience. Some distinct places also offer that would truly satisfy your quench for adventures.

Here are the lists of beautiful places that are good for soul-searching adventures and suit your needs for relaxation:

Sagada, Baguio City

This trip would take up to approximately 8-10 hours from Manila. It is a long hour journey from the city but would satiate your thirst for some captivating scenery once you get to the Kiltepan peak, Sumaguing and Lumiang caves and the Hanging Coffins.

Calaguas Island, Camarines Norte

It is one of the most exquisite places as it offers a crystal clear, blue-green waters. Their beaches also have white sand that would be best for an escape from the busy city streets.

Mount Apo in Davao City

It is one of the highest mountains in the Philippines as it stands for more than 9,000 ft. Above sea level. It is indeed a remarkable climb for mountaineers as it offers beautiful scenery once you had reached one of the peaks of mount apo.

Guimaras Islands

It is located in Western Visayas which is known for its delicious mangoes and fine clear beaches.


This island is situated in the northernmost part of the country, the Cagayan Valley. It has less population which is why it is most suitable for a very tranquil getaway which you will surely love.

Oslob, Cebu City

Oslob offers very pristine beaches that are a habitat for whale sharks. This province also provides some historical ruins which are a very excellent place for you to visit.

Bantayan Island, Cebu

It is located in the north of Cebu which is a haven for tropical animals. It promotes very clear beaches which are popularly known as the “Boracay sans the crowd.”

Sambawan Island, Biliran

It is one of the finest beautiful beaches in the Philippines as it offers a rich marine life and beautiful coral reefs that would offer a very exquisite experience for avid sea divers and snorkelers during the summer season. It also features a picturesque sunrise that will surely captivate your heart.

Anawangin Cove, Zambales

This crescent-shaped cove provides a wide white sand beach with crystal-clear seawater. It is situated in San Antonio, Zambales which is one of the primary destination spots for tourists.

The only way to get through this cove is by riding a boat which is a 30-minute ride from Pandaquit, San Antonio, Zambales or by a six-hour trek through a mountain range. It is a natural habitat with no other means of lodging. Behind the beach is pine forest with fine natural spring. This place is also a home for many endangered bird species.

Palaui Island in Cagayan

It is a secluded island away from the busy towns at the northeastern part of Luzon. You would love trekking inside the forest because it offers a lot of natural scenery and fine waterfalls for you to bathe.

San Juan, Siquijor

This province offers quite vexing scenery with its remarkable beaches, waterfalls and nature parks.

Apo Island, Negros Oriental

It is located in the town of Dauin, Negros Oriental. It is listed as one of the best diving spots in the world by Sports Diver Magazine. Without a doubt, it is indeed a remarkable place to visit as it offers exotic marine resources, white sands, and fascinating rock formations.

Hinatuan Enchanted River, Surigao del Sur

It is considered to be one of the clearest and bluest rivers in the Philippines. The river contains deep sections which none had ever reached its bottom. It is a must-to-go place if you are a travel enthusiast and have a thirst for some adventures.

Bellarocca Island, Marinduque

It is located in the southwest coastal portion of Marinduque. This island is inspired by the Santorini island in Greece where it features an elegant clear sea which is perfect for travelers who seeks out beautiful sunsets. This island is also great for adventurers who love trekking, windsurfing, and spelunking.

El Nido, Palawan

CNNGo has awarded El Nido as the “Best Beach and Island Destination in the Philippines.” It also offers white sand beaches, lagoons, underground rivers and a boat ride to dense mangrove forests where most exotic fishes take shelter.

What are your thoughts about this exquisite travel spots? Share it with this article!

source:  elitereaders


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