Did you know that the Philippines having 7,000+ islands also has a coastline that’s twice the length of that of the United States? Yes, and for that we have the right to claim as the ‘Beach Capital’ of Asia!
The country has every right to be visited by local and foreign tourists alike for a thousand reasons. However, it is having the best sandy holiday beaches that’s among the primary reasons travelers around the world are attracted toward the Pearl of the Orient.
With a thousand islands, there’s surely a bounty of coastlines. There’s plenty of holiday beaches with different colors – pink, black, glaring white beaches, multicolored beaches due to pebbles, and so on. Most of them are tourist ridden, but there are those secluded ones that get filled up with holiday makers during the holiday season.
If you want serenity, opt for the beaches surrounded by lush green mountains, others, having steep rock formations. If you’re looking to experience aqua adventure, there are Philippine beaches offering the best snorkeling experience in the world.
Then, proceed to destinations in many regions known for their world class surfing spots. Plus, imagine those bodies of water blessed with an exciting variety of marine life. Definitely, Philippine beach holidays are for real.
Sea lovers enjoy the warm crystal blue waters of most beach resorts in the islands. These are the spots that are best for underwater tours. Learn how to do snorkeling and diving, and soon you’ll find yourself addicted to exploring the underwater world.
The places popularly known as ideal diving spots are the islands of Malapascua, Apo and Balicasag. There are four different shipwrecks waiting to be explored in Malapascua. The other two have incredible reefs that make diving truly irresistible.
Add to that the unique experience of swimming with the gentle giants of the ocean — the whale sharks. Make sure though, to bring your underwater camera to complete your snorkeling experience.
If you’ve been out to the seas, you’ll discover that the country is really bursting with beach resorts and vacation islands that are worth the effort and money. Here are just two of the most notable:
1. Pearl Farm – Located in the pristine Samal Island just off the coast of Davao City, is a premier beach resort. It used to be a pearl farm, hence, its name, where gold, pink and white pearls from the Sulu Sea are being cultivated. Today, beach aficionados flock to this destination to experience its white sand and panoramic landscape and seascape. This haven offers an unforgettable relaxing private retreat in a tropical paradise.
2. Camiguin – Located in Northern Mindanao, Camiguin has been called by many as the most beautiful island in the Philippines. The place boasts of several majestic waterfalls that create hot and cold springs alike. Its name rhymes with “come again,” a term used by most locals to invite visitors to be back.
With so many remarkable holiday resorts to choose from, you cannot also imagine all the things to do on this amazing place. Bring the entire family or spend time alone with your significant other to the best Philippine holiday beaches!