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Did you know that the Philippines is blessed with an abundance of awesome coastlines? The more than 7000 islands are what make this breathtaking attractions possible! Be it in Luzon, Visayas or Mindanao, every traveler will never be left wanting of beautiful beach resorts that will suit any type of budget.
For the beachbums, here are amazing Philippines beach holiday destinations guaranteed to be post card worthy. These holiday beaches assure you of bringing home fond memories of sun-tanned skin, not to mention dozens of photos to show and endless tales to tell family and friends back home.
Best Place To Stay In Mindanao
Siargao Island, a surfing mecca lying just off the coast of Surigao del Norte is a small laid-back island which is a must-visit for surfers and non-surfers alike. Play with the great waves, explore nearby awesome islands, dive, or just bask in the pure whiteness of the sand.
While in the island, savor the culinary surprises, unique only in the area. The freshest seafood dishes are aplenty, and available in most restaurants but, most especially at Siargao Inn.
Additionally, street food lovers will surely be delighted with what locals call ‘pan de surf’ or ‘pan de totoy’. It’s a locally-baked bread with a surfboard shape, made from a combination of flour, sugar, egg, yeast and coconut milk. It’s a must-try. Other popular affordable eats are the chicken-mango curry, banana pancakes, and the thin-crust pizzas of Kalinaw Resort.
How To Get To Siargao
Surigao City, the capital of Surigao del Norte is a jump-off point to the said island. Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific have daily flights from Manila and Cebu to Surigao City. Then, take the tricycle or multicab to Dapa Port from where the trigger boats will take you to General Luna.
Best Place To Stay In Visayas
Alona Beach, located within the Panglao Islands of Bohol takes pride in its long stretch of white powdery sand. The place which is quite near the world-famous Chocolate Hills, perfect for a peaceful getaway, where guests can enjoy a good night’s sleep. You can stroll in the resort undisturbed.
How To Get To Panglao
It only takes an hour to get to Tagbilaran, Bohol from Manila as there are direct daily flights. Or, take the plane from Cebu. Once in Tagbilaran, drivers of any public ride should be able to bring you to Panglao, and on to Alona Beach.
The entire Bohol island is considered a prime tourist destination. Take time to island-hop, and relish underwater adventures in several different spots, aside from leisure swimming. Bohol is famous for such popular delicacies as Peanut Kisses, Calamay or Kalamay, Brua or Ladies Finger. Try these must-bring home sweets.
The big island of Luzon has its own remarkable jewels. Pagudpud in Ilocos region, North of Luzon is proud of its fine white sands and cool, turquoise waters. Again, there are numerous resorts that offer fabulous amenities and facilities with prices that will surely suit any holiday-maker’s budget.
These are just some of the best beach holidays Philippines. Browse our gallery for more fantastic resorts especially in Luzon area, since the island is also teeming with their own treasures.
Dreaming of spending time in a place where all your negative thoughts and poisoned emotions vanish is something you could never deny. You’re craving for it! You’re wishing for it! And you’ve been waiting for it to come true. Well, if that’s what you’ve been dreaming of, then…
Welcome to Camiguin’s one Dreamland Beach Resort!
Dreamland Beach Resort lies along the vast shorelines of one of the Philippines most eye-catching islands – Camiguin. It’s located at the epicenter of the said island, within the urban areas of the Municipality of Mambajao. Specifically, the resort is just in front of Yumbing Elementary School.
This promising resort just opened last March 2013 and owned by Mr and Mrs Ramier Noble Naïve. According to the couple and their family, this resort is a dream come true. It has answered their dream of building a splendid, over-viewing accommodations for ultimate relaxations and incomparable refreshments.
How to get there
First stop is in Poblacion, Mambajao – the town center. Once arrived, search for any land vehicle you find accommodating for you and your companions. It could be a truck, van, motorcycle, and the like. Once acquired, prepare for a 4 to 6 km ride off to Brgy. Yumbing.
The resort isn’t that difficult to locate since it’s just in front of the Yumbing Elementary School. Using a map can be easier or much better to have a tour guide or somebody else who exactly know the place (optional). But if everything goes wrong, don’t panic! Ask some locals there. They’ll surely direct you to the school.
Things to do
This idyllic resort offers one-of-a-kind recreational facilities. These include a wide array of motorized water sports, pool for kids, and an outdoor pool. Plus, an alluring massage center is also available, ready to comfort travelers who are exhausted from a blistering trip!
Dreamland is definitely a haven of warm hospitality and captivating lovely ambiance. Indeed, this will make your Camiguin experience a memorable adventure.
Where to stay
When it comes to accommodation, Dreamland boasts a high-class hotel that offers special services and amenities to suit the needs of all travelers. Enjoy the benefits of the hotel’s Wi-Fi in rooms/public areas, family room, elegant restaurant, coffee shop, laundry service, 24-hour room service, and airport transfer.
Dreamland offers a Deluxe Horizon Suite and a Poolside Standard Room. Obviously, accommodation isn’t a problem in this stunning resort. Everything here is perfectly designed for people who still want to feel like being in their own homes while having a vacation.
Best time to travel
The island of Camiguin is known for its annual Lanzones Festival. During the festival, the streets of Mambajao come alive as people flock to witness this grand festival.
If you opt to witness a terrific event, then mark your calendar –on the 3rd Week of October!
Yumbing is known for the its exotic sea urchin with lemon juice! (Don’t miss it) But don’t worry if you’re not ready to taste it. There are still countless restaurants that serve a wide array of cuisines.
To augment the surprise, ever heard of the phenomenal “White Island?” It’s an uninhabited islet of white sandbar about 1.4 kilometers off the northern shore of Mambajao. This means, you can also visit the said island after your stay in Dreamland Beach Resort. That’s hitting two birds in one stone!