While there’s no official announcement from PAGASA yet on the onset of rainy season, you are therefore entitled to the last hurrah for summer! So pack your bag, grab your sun block and hit the road to the following White Beaches in the Philippine We Love Most.
Boracay, Aklan – Everybody loves Boracay, its glorious sands and crystal clear waters are internationally renowned. Bask on countless under the sun activities like island hopping, sun bathing, para-gliding, helmet diving and walking in its 4-kilometer stretch white sand. Sun downers will love its magnificent sunset while party goers will surely enjoy the beach when it turns into a big party til dawn place.
El Nido, Palawan – The last frontier of the country boasts on its majestic karst limestone formations, secluded lagoons and placid teal waters. It’s rich marine reserve and vivid coral reefs are an ideal spot for all underwater activity.
Panglao, Bohol – Another island paradise of the country nestled in Visayas (near Boracay). It’s inviting powdery white sands and sapphire clear waters teeming with marine biodiversity is an alternative destination to Boracay’s boisterous & crowded stations.
Anawangin Cove, Zambales – A 30 minute out-trigger boat ride consisting of splendid rolling hills & sharp cliff against royal blue skies will be your guiding site en route to the secret coves of Anawangin. The volcanic ash blanketing its shoreline creates a perfect white sand effect from a distant view. At night, the sky showcases a widescreen display of grand astronomical bodies.
Caramoan, Camarines Sur – Home to reality TV program “Survivor.” Its unspoiled beauty spells your dream tropical paradise adventure. The whole rugged peninsula is blessed with more than 10 islands & coves each with jaw dropping sites.
Calaguas, Camarines Norte – Caramoan on the south, Calaguas on the north. Its long stretch of powdery white sands and pristine beaches attract beachineers and photographers from around the world. Its perfect mix of seclusion and relaxing nature entails a great holiday experience.
Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte – If sands will be rated to its fineness, Pagudpud can overthrow Boracay. Armed with finer sands than Boracay’s, calm shallow waters and picturesque sunset, this is your perfect spot for swimming and lazing on a weekend.
Bantayan, Cebu – The turquoise waters and creamy white sand of Bantayan Island are naturally designed to lure tourist. The post-card perfect beaches of this island are not photo-shopped but a true epitome of nature’s beauty at its best.
Laiya, Batangas – Its collection of wide coast line and diverse marine species makes Anilao an excellent destination for divers and urban dwellers. With 2 -3 hours travel time from Manila, its proximity draws city escapees on weekends and is becoming company’s top excursion favorite destination.
Coron, Palawan – another must see list in Palawan. Located in the northern peak of the province’s peninsula, Coron also shares some of the most scenic and picturesque sites to discover in the Philippines. Its secluded group of islets hides some of the cleanest and most private lakes.
Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro – The high concentration of Puerto Galera’s marine species marks its place in the world’s diving spots. Aside from its vast coral garden, Puerto Galera is also known for its blindingly white sands and relaxed waves.
Samal, Davao – The Island Garden of Samal can capture you under her spell. With her exquisite beauty its color changing water from deep blue to greenish and finely white sands against vibrant lush green mangroves will make you extend your holiday vacation.
Anguib Beach, Cagayan – The best kept secret of the North will require you to bring a great amount of perseverance. Getting to Anguib is challenging and only few tourists get a glimpse of its magnificent charm and raw beauty.
White Island, Camiguin – True to its name, this uninhabited white island is armed with dazzling white sands that meet your criteria of an excellent summer getaway. The whole place submerges during high tide though.