If you are celebrating love and planning a great romantic venue for the summer, make your way to the beach! This place is absolutely sizzling with romance. While it’s true that most beaches are for adventures and parties, there are still a lot for the romantics. So where can you find the most romantic beaches of all time? With its 7,107 islands, the Philippines is always a great destination for romantic getaways with their sought-after beaches and resorts. There are countless seaside spots to choose from for your wedding receptions, honeymoon destinations, love affairs, or simply for that well-deserved relaxation with someone special. For your guide, here are the most appealing beaches in the Philippines (not necessarily in this order) which tourists find irresistible.
El Nido, Palawan – El Nido is located in Bacuit bay which is a managed resource protected area. It is considered one of the best beach in the Philippines with its 50 beaches with glorious white sands and crystal clear waters, high marble cliffs, and diverse variety of wildlife. You and your partner can explore the mysterious caves that lead to other beaches, or watch the magical waterfalls. If you are an adventurous pair, you can try cliff climbing, kayaking or windsurfing. Scuba diving is also a popular option to try.
Panglao Island, Bohol – It is located in the Central Visayas Region of the Visayas island group. Considered one of the most beautiful island in the Philippines, it is the ultimate paradise for lovers. According to its website , it is ‘an island to indulge in and relax in world-class amenities’. Panglao Island is also the perfect wedding venue where you can choose from a variety of garden settings or a private seaside sanctuary. For honeymooners, they can enjoy the beautiful beach with its clear turquoise waters and dazzling white sand. Get yourself and your loved one pampered with beauty treatments and spa services which is available from noon to midnight.
Coron, Palawan – Being a popular diving destination, it is listed in Forbes Travel Magazine as one of the best scuba diving sites with its aquatic views of sunken Japanese warships off Coron Island. It is also popular for its beautiful lakes namely the Kayangan Lake which is commended as the cleanest lake in the Philippines. Honeymooners can enjoy island hopping, snorkling, and deep sea fishing.
Boracay Island – This tiny island, located approximately 350 kilometers south of Manila, is acclaimed by Yahoo Travel as one of the best beaches in the world with a wonderful array of attractions. Besides its powder-soft white sand beaches and crystal clear waters, couples can also enjoy trecking up the highest elevation in Boracay and enjoy the panoramic view of the island. See bat caves, live coral beds, and seashell museums and participate in scuba diving, beach hopping, horseback riding, fishing, and the more challenging wind surfing and kite boarding. This is also an ideal place to have intimate moments together with so many romantic and luxurious hotels and restaurants to choose from.
Mactan Island, Cebu – A paradise for lovers, it is also a dream wedding venue for couples because of its beautiful beach fronts made more romantic with its villas. It is a favorite location for water sports such as free diving, sailing, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Go on a romantic cruise, indulge in a rejuvinating spa as a couple, or choose your own private island in Sumilon Bluewater Island Resort complete with your own amenities.
Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro – Puerto Galera is located in the northwestern part of the province of Oriental Mindoro. With it’s breathtaking view of the sea and the lush mountains surrounding it, it is considered one of the most beautiful bays in the world and most developed beach resort in the Philippines. Couples who come to visit find themselves watching the sunset and continuously gazing at the stars at night beside their pitched tents and burning bonfires. It is also an ideal place for swimming, scuba diving, sailing, surfing, and a lot more. Tourists just can’t wait to come back for more.