5 Of The Best Beaches In The Philippines You Need To Visit This Summer

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In the Philippines, people flock to the beach for its sun, sand, and surf. If you’re thinking of visiting the Philippines, prepare to be surprised (and, if you’ve never visited before, delighted) by the plethora of beautiful beaches. Each has its own personality, and each has something to offer.

Which beaches are the best? Here are the 5 of the best beaches in the Philippines to visit this summer.

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1. White Beach, Boracay

White Beach has been voted by many as the number one beach in the country. It is the longest beach in Boracay, where you can stay in some of the best hotels in the Philippines, stretches more than a kilometer. A soft white sandbar stretches along the shoreline and several resorts and restaurants dot the beach. The beach is not the most secluded beach in the island, but it is the most popular because of its proximity to the main road and the easiest to reach.

White Beach also has a coral reef, giving snorkelers a good chance to see tropical fish and other sea creatures, even occasionally sharks. It’s also one of the few beaches in the Philippines that’s safe for swimming. It’s also much cleaner than the other beaches in Boracay, making it a popular spot for couples.

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2. El Nido, Palawan

El Nido is a coastal town on the northern tip of the island of Palawan. It’s characterized by its white sand and aquamarine waters and it’s surrounded by barrier reefs and limestone cliffs. El Nido is internationally recognized as one of the most picturesque, untouched sites of natural beauty in the Philippines. In fact, National Geographic has described Palawan as one of the best islands in the world.

The hundreds of small islands that dot the sea to the north are said to be Alex Garland’s inspiration for his famous novel, The Beach. The area is popular for its pristine beaches and close proximity to islands. El Nido is also known to be a photographer’s paradise. Its islands and lagoons are what make it a popular tourist destination.

3. Talisay Beach, Cebu

Talisay Beach is convenient because of its proximity to Cebu’s second most popular port of entry, Cebu City. Also known as Sinulog Beach (but known as Talisay Beach due to it’s location in the municipality of Talisay), is a short drive from the center of Cebu City. Talisay Beach is a must-see on any trip to Cebu. It’s an ideal place for a day of sunshine, fresh air, and fun with family and friends.

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4. Magpupungko Beach, Siargao

Magpupungko Beach is on the island of Siargao in the Caraga Region, Philippines. Magpupungko Beach, or Sandbar Beach, is the unspoiled paradise that you’ve been dreaming about. It’s several kilometers of white sand, crystal clear water suitable for watersports, and swaying palm trees. The island of Siargao is the surfing capital of the Philippines (and widely considered one of the best surf spots in the world), and the bay area is a great place to learn. While you’re waiting for a spot on the instructors’ schedule, you can enjoy some of the best snorkeling on the island.

Magpupungko Beach’s white sand and clear water create the perfect beach getaway. The beach is located at the northernmost part of the island, and is only accessible by boat. The beach has a picnic area and several resorts.

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5. Paliton Beach, Siquijor

Paliton Beach, Siquijor is one of the best beaches in the Philippines. It is in the lesser-known island province of Siquijor, where the locals are very friendly. The beach is on the left side of the province and it’s a pretty long beach. There is a restaurant on the beach with fresh seafood. This beach is far from the busy city so you can enjoy the serenity of the natural beauty there.

Paliton Beach on Siquijor is one of the most beautiful and longest beaches in the Philippines. The sand is white and the water is green. The beach is east-facing and therefore has a gentle surf. The fishing is good as there are many mangroves just offshore. The island of Siquijor is famous for its beautiful beaches, but Paliton Beach is one of the very best.

These Definitely Aren’t The Only Options For Your Trip

The Philippines is a country that has it all. It is one of the most biologically diverse areas on the planet, both above ground and beneath the sea. The Philippines is a tropical paradise, with wonderful white sand beaches, aquamarine seas, and lush tropical vegetation.

Manila is a bustling city with world-class shopping malls, modern hotels, and restaurants. Boracay is a pristine tropical island that boasts white sand beaches, playful dolphins, and turquoise waters. Cebu is an island of historical significance with lush, tropical jungles, and white sand beaches.

The Philippines is a melting pot of customs and traditions. The people are warm, friendly, and hospitable. The Philippines is a country with a vibrant culture, rich history, and breathtaking natural beauty – and thousands of remote, uninhabited, virtually untouched beaches that are usually just a short boat ride away.