For over 7, 107 Islands, the Philippines is remarkable with some of the unique biodiversity ranging from tropical rain forests, mangroves, and coral reefs to mountain ranges, world-class beaches, beautiful islands and a diverse range of flora and fauna. in the world. It is much known for beautiful sceneries and tourist destination like beaches, landscapes, historic attraction, festivals and other exciting things here in the country.
The Philippines beaches are one of a kind and offer different attractions like pure white and powdery sand, clean and clear water, sandbars, long shorelines, delicious food and a lot more.
Here are the top 5 best beaches in the Philippines other countries should visit. Videos are included to help you decide and personally see it world class beauty.
- El Nido, Palawan
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El Nido, Palawan is one of the best beaches in the Philippines. It is often called the Philippines’ last frontier. For people who like nature adventure, consider this. El Nido has fifty beaches that have pure white and powdered sand, different types and kinds of forest and marine habitats, and different species of birds and marine creatures.
According to the international travel magazine Travel + Leisure, El Nido, Palawan bagged the world’s number one best beaches in the world. Its natural beauty includes karst limestone formations, empty lagoons, marble cliffs, prehistoric caves and waterfalls.
The best things you can do in this beautiful place are, snorkeling, scuba diving, relaxing on the beach, Island hopping, and tasting delicious foods like the popular bird’s nest soup.
- Boracay, Aklan
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Boracay is known for its fine white sand and clear blue water. It is the most popular beach in the Philippines. It is located at Malay in the province of Aklan. The island has over 350 resorts and about 2,000 rooms to accommodate guests, which range from luxury hotels to budget-friendly inns.
According to international travel magazine Travel + Leisure, it ranked as the 2nd best island in the world after Palawan which is also a famous Philippine island off the southern part of main island Luzon.
Like other islands, Boracay also has fun activities you can do from morning until midnight. If you want extreme sports to visit the east side of the beach, while if you want resort lifestyle, relaxing on the beach and partying at night visit the west side.
- Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte
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This island of Siargao is known as a tear-shaped island located at Surigao del Norte. It has the largest mangrove forest in Mindanao which is a source of rich marine biodiversity. The island is a great location for diving, snorkeling and most especially, surfing.
Actually, Siargao island is the best place for surfers. Many surfers around the world travel here to enjoy the challenging large waves that for at Cloud Nine Reef, driven by winds that flow uninterrupted over the Pacific Ocean. This reef is where the annual Siargao surfing cup is held. It is the surfing capital of the Philippines.
The best thing to do in this place is surfing and game fishing.
- Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte
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Pagudpud in Ilocos Norte is often called the “Boracay of the North” it is because of its pure powdered white sand and crystal clear waters. It’s a peaceful place to relax and stay away from the noise in the cities.
Aside from the world class beach, you can also visit the Bangui Windmills and the Kapurpurawan Rock Formation. You can also explore the old Spanish house in Vigan City which one of the world’s wonder cities. Don’t forget to taste and eat different kind of Ilocano foods here which is very delicious.
- Panglao Island, Bohol
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Panglao Island in Bohol is the perfect place for adventurous people. Here you can choose to watch the dolphins and whales, or you can actually swim with the fish, including barracudas and other fish. You can also see world class corals that are perfect for snorkeling.
Panglao is also known for its fine white sand and clear blue waters. It is also a best diving spot because of its world-class marine species and with about 250 different species of crustaceans and 2500 species of mollusks, some of which are newly discovered.
These are only 5 of the best beaches in the Philippine. There are also world class beaches like Mactan Island in Cebu, Palaui Island in Cagayan Valley, Coron Island in Palawan, Samal Island in Davao and a lot more.
These beaches are gifts from God so we need to take care of them and save them from illegal activities such as dynamite fishing, deforestation and improper waste disposal.
Come and visit these world class beaches in the country because it’s more fun in the Philippines.
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