Tropical and Exotic
Philippines Beaches are world renowned for their beauty, their weather,
their sands and their waters. It all makes the perfect combination for a great
beach vacation far from home.
This friendly country, where is English is widely
spoken receives millions of tourists annually coming mainly to its beaches.
Boracay Island in the Philippines with exotic beaches
some of the best beaches in the Philippines that one may
- Boracay Island Beaches
They have been rated many times as some of the best beaches in the
world by many travel websites and travel magazines. Boracay is located in the
North West part of the Visayas area called Panay. Its sun bleached shores of fine white sands
with turquoise waters. Boracay beaches are more than a dozen secluded coves.
The longest of the beaches is White Beach of almost 4 km in length. Many
foreign tourists have made Boracay as their annual vacation destination.
- Pagudpud Beaches
Pagudpud is considered the largest island in the Philippines. This
place can be easily being compared with Hawaii when it comes to surfing. This
is a surfing Mecca this side of the Pacific Ocean. The beach is a continuous
stretch of white sands and clear waters, ideal for those that want just plain
swimming and sun tanning. It is more
secluded than Boracay.
The beaches of Camiguin in the Philippines
- Camiguin Beaches
Camiguin Island is of volcanic origin and lies 10 km off the coast of
the Province of Misamis Oriental, with a total area of 240 sq. km. It features
seven volcanoes and has been named as one of the most beautiful places in the
Philippines comparing it with the real “Garden of Eden”.
The island has
waterfalls and hot and cold springs. And the beaches are so clean, unspoiled
and beautiful, that no words can describe them. In other words Camiguin has
been blessed by God with an unparallel beauty.
Dakak Beach facing the Sulu Sea in the Philippines
- Dakak Beach
Nestled on the tip of Northern Zamboanga, Dakak faces the Sulu Sea on
the west and is surrounded by mountains on its east side. Conveniently
encircled by a large island, it avoids the typhoon belt, making it the ideal
all season destination.
This beach is best known for its perfect shaped bay and white sands. It
is the diving Mecca in Mindanao because of its coral reefs and clear blue
waters with a great visibility envied by other scuba diving spots. Among the diving sites is Liuay Rock perfect
for novices to admire the wall with many caves occupied by sweepers, soldier
fish, puffer fish, and sea plumes. Night diving is impressive with Spanish
dancers, sleeping fish and a wide diversity of nocturnal crustaceans.
- Bohol Island - Panglao Beach
Bohol is a tropical sanctuary of natural beauty. You may feel all the
beauty while visiting the Panglao Island Nature Resort. If you love to dive
Panglao Beach is the ideal place to be.
- Honda Bay
Honda Bay is one of Philippines premier destinations. It is located in Palawan Island. Its blue and
cool waters will guarantee an ideal beach vacation. This is full resources
beach, where you may snorkel, hike the mountains or plainly rest on the white
sands and swim at your leisure. As we write this page, Honda Bay is still
undiscovered by the large crowds, but it is getting more popular as word
spreads about its spectacular beauty.
Palawan in the Philippines features fabulous beaches
- El Nido in Palawan Philippines Beaches
El Nido is more than 400 km southwest of Manila, the capital, and about
240 km of Puerto Princesa, Palawan’s capital.
El Nido has over 50 beaches and lagoons with clear turquoise waters to
discover; as well as a great diversity of wildlife. It features great beaches
that will take your breath away. Scuba diving is also popular on this beach
with over 30 dive sites for varying levels and skills, from taking the plunge
and learning to dive for the first time, to perfecting your expertise and
advancing your qualifications.
- Pearl Farm
In the southern part of the Philippines is this group of Islands called
Samal, an archipelago of nine islands. Samal is quiet and relaxed. There are no
pearls left for you now, but you can still have a pearl of a vacation in this
place. The coastline is adorned with white sand beaches, rock formations,
mangroves, abundant marine life and many coconut palms, flowering plants and
fruit bearing trees.
For more information visit Philippines Tourism Website
Siargao Philippines is the Hawaii of the Far East for Surfing
- Siargao Philippines Beaches
This is the place nobody should miss when visiting the country. The
spectacular surfing, the white powdery beaches of General Luna, Burgos and Pacifico, the great
diving sites, good food and most of all friendly people makes Siargao Island to
one of the best destinations is the world. There are now many resorts on
Siargao that offer all kinds of accommodation and more are being built all the
The Philippines Beaches attract many visitors mainly from Japan, China
and Southeast Asia. The Americans are coming in growing numbers.
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