The Philippines – the home of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Sounds like an overstatement, right? Coming up with a top 6 list has been difficult considering the island country is blessed with a vast biodiversity, bodies of water wonders and 7,107 islands.
Most of the beaches in the Philippines are already discovered and upgraded with a lot of facilities for your convenience. However, there are still some which are untouched and preserved as they are. Philippines beaches are known for having a white sand coastlines and clear waters. Island hopping is also one of the attractions in every beach resort. Truly, you cannot run out of destinations and things to do while you are in the Philippines.
Let’s get started now! Here are the 6 best beaches in the Philippines:
El Nido, Palawan
No need to explain why. If you have gone to this beautiful paradise, you would agree why it is at the top of the list. A lot of travelers consider El Nido as a Paradise on Earth, CNN cited El Nido as number 14 in its Top 100 Most Beautiful Beaches in the World. If you are looking for crystal clear waters and long white sand coastlines, you have to visit the island. El Nido has 50 white sand beaches that you can explore by signing up to an island hopping experience. It also offers breathtaking scenery of coral marine habitats and if you get lucky you can catch a glimpse of different marine mammals like dolphins and dugongs.
If you are looking for a picture-perfect white sand beach with an amazing night life party, Boracay is the one for you. The beach island is well-known to a lot of travelers in the world. The beach sand is one of its unique features. Boracay offers a variety of water activities such as diving, snorkeling, surfing, parasailing and many more. Boracay is labeled as an overcrowded beach destination but nothing beats the majestic view of its blue waters and consistent fine white sand that runs along the long coastline.
Caramoan, Camarines Sur
Caramoan is one of the best destinations in Camarines Sur, the isolated island has been the main venue of two Survivor franchises. Its white sandbars attract thousands of tourists every year; the most popular of all is the Manlawi Sandbar. Caramoan not only offers picture-perfect fine white sands, it also offers extreme sports like cliff-jumping and rock-climbing.
This beautiful island is part of the Calamianes Group of Islands. The peaceful island gives you a taste of what rural life is all about. You can snorkel all you want on Coron’s underwater paradise. This beach paradise also offers a cave tour experience where you can see striking stalactites and stalagmites formation.
If you are searching for white sand beaches, amazing sand bars, rock formations and endless underwater marine life, Siargao is the one for you. Siargao is labeled as the surfing capital of the Philippines. A lot of newbie and pro surfers are flocking the island for an extreme surfing adventure.
Calaguas, Camarines Norte
The beautiful beach is located in the southern part of Luzon. Calaguas is composed of a group of islands. It has been untouched for so long and just recently, it gained a reputation as the best destination if you are looking for pristine blue waters and fine white sand. Be sure to visit Mahabang Buhangin for a more unforgettable island life experience. The island is not yet developed with facilities hence it is a perfect place for you to relax and get away from the busy buzz of the city.
These are only a few of the amazing beaches in the Philippines, there are a lot more to discover. It is really true that happiness comes in waves. See you at the beach!