Top 5 Philippines Beaches to Check Out
When in a tropical country do as the people do and cool down with the fresh breeze from the sea and enjoy the warm sand beneath your toes. Indulge in the Philippines variety of gorgeously immaculate beaches that can win the heart of anyone with a glance.
To narrow down the search for the best beaches to check out when in the country, here are the five best that you need to go for your next travel.
The most famous beach in the country, Boracay is at the centre of the action of the Philippine best beach hype with its creamy white sand beach, a 4km, a postcard-perfect stretch of sand lined from one end to the other with hotels, restaurants, bars and dive shops several blocks deep.
El Nido, Palawan
In the heart of the Philippine municipality on Palawan island. El Nido is known for its impeccable white-sand beaches, coral reefs and as the gateway to the Bacuit archipelago, a group of islands with steep karst cliffs.
Samal Island, Davao City
Located in the heart of the Davao Gulf, Samal City is physically unattached to the mainland of Mindanao although it only 900 meters east of Davao City. With the water as crystal clear throughout the coastline varying in terrain from the gently sloping sandy beaches to steep cliffs and rock formations.
Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte
Often referred to as the Boracay of the North because of its fine white sands, numerous water activities (for those who are staying at private resorts) and of course crystal blue waters. However, unlike Boracay, it is a simple municipality. This is not the place to go for shopping or malls. In fact, there aren’t even any ATM’s so make sure to carry cash with you when you visit the place.
Nagsasa Cove, Zambales
What was once an isolated cove has now become a popular tourist attraction, particularly for campers. And, since Nagsasa is farther and more challenging to get because you either go by boat or through a 4-6 hour hike. The work that goes behind getting to a destination makes it even more beautiful and worthwhile.