Philippines is one blessed country as it has many beautiful tourist attractions, historical richness and prosperous bounty of nature’s produce.
Its location gives it a greater advantage for many people as this gives only two types of weather which is rainy and sunny climates.
Philippines consist of more than 7,100 islands thus making it a good island hopping country to stopover.
Visiting Philippines is a great experience as you can see the wonders of its beauty and the hospitality of the people living in it.
As I have said, there are many beautiful places and must-see places in the Philippines and going in these places can be quite memorable and also fun.
Such places may consist of different landmarks and beautiful terrains or even historical markers dating way back from the invasion of Spaniards, Japanese attacks and many more.
Although there are still many beautiful places to set out in the Philippines, these are the top 10 lists of places that I consider a must-see.
Here’s 10 list of most visited places in the Philippines.
1 – Boracay
This place is well-known for its long white, sandy beaches and great nightlife parties.
It is small island in the central Philippines. Along the west coast, White Beach is backed by palm trees, bars and restaurants.
On the east coast, strong winds make Bulabog Beach a hub for water sports.
Nearby, the observation deck on Mount Luho offers panoramic views over the island. Offshore, coral reefs and shipwrecks are home to diverse marine life.
This is a great tourist destination located in the Visayan region and is a must-place to visit for local and foreigner visitors.
Trendy bars, discos and water sports are one of the activities in this place.
2 – Palawan
It is a famous tourist spot as it contains many beautiful beaches, rich forest and caves that can be a good place to visit.
There are many activities in this place such as snorkeling, paddling and many others.
Palawan Best Destinations
El Nido, Palawan – Have Beautiful beaches, diving spot, & the Bacuit archipelago
Puerto Princesa – Have Underground/Subterranean River National Park, caves, national park & scuba diving
Coron Island – Have Lagoons, lakes, Beautiful beaches, reefs, scuba diving, backpacking, safaris, reefs, and Beautiful beaches
Tubbataha – Have Caves & Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park
Busuanga Island – Have Beautiful beaches, seaside resorts, snorkeling, wildlife refuge, and safari parks
Honda Bay – Have Snorkeling, Beautiful beaches, scuba diving, reefs, and seafood
Port Barton, San Vicente, Palawan – Have Beautiful beaches, seaside resorts, and waterfalls
Calamian Islands – Have Sea turtle, scuba diving, snorkeling, ecotourism, and safaris
Sabang, Cabayugan – Have Beautiful beaches, nightlife, seaside resorts, jungles, and caves
Taytay, Palawan – Have Beautiful beaches, protected area, snorkeling, history, and waterfalls
Culion – Have Safari lodges, safaris, churches, snorkeling, and history
Roxas, Palawan – Have Beautiful beaches and waterfalls
Balabac, Palawan – Have Lighthouses, backpacking, and Beautiful beaches
Calauit Island – Have Wildlife, safaris, safari parks, wildlife refuge, and giraffes
Linapacan – Have Snorkeling and Beautiful beaches
Cuyo – Have Kitesurfing, seaside resorts, Beautiful beaches, history, and culture
Bacuit Bay Quezon, Palawan – Have History, caves, caving, Beautiful beaches, and local museums
Narra, Palawan – Have Seaside resorts, waterfalls, and Beautiful beaches
Brooke’s Point – Have Lighthouses, waterfalls, Beautiful beaches, and nature
3 – Cebu
A tourist place identified to have the historical landmark where Magellan, a Spanish adventurer was defeated by Lapu-lapu thus the existence of the Magellan’s Cross.
There are also many night life activities going on in this place.
Cebu Best Destinations
Oslob – Have Whale sharks, seaside resorts, waterfalls, scuba diving, and beaches
Moalboal – Have Beaches, seaside resorts, scuba diving, canyoning, and whale sharks
Badian, Cebu – Have Canyoneering, beaches, seaside resorts, waterfalls, and rivers
Bantayan Island – Have Beaches, seaside resorts, backpacking, scuba diving, and snorkeling
Mactan, Lapu-Lapu, Philippines – Have Beaches, seaside resorts, scuba diving, snorkeling, and monuments
Cebu – Have Cebu City, dive sites & beach resorts
Argao, Cebu – Have Seaside resorts, beaches, waterfalls, caves, and churches
Bantayan, Cebu – Have Seaside resorts, backpacking, and beaches
Dalaguete – Have Beaches, seaside resorts, mountains, caves, and waterfalls
Santa Fe, Cebu – Have Beaches and seaside resorts
Danao, Cebu – Have Seaside resorts, beaches, churches, water parks, and mountains
Carcar – Have Museums, beaches, churches, seaside resorts, and history
Cordova, Cebu – Have Seaside resorts, beaches, snorkeling, and romantic place
Alegria, Cebu – Have Seaside resorts, beaches, canyoning, caving, and waterfalls
Samboan – Have Waterfalls, seaside resorts, beaches, canyoning, and romantic place
Daanbantayan – Have Beaches, seaside resorts, and history
4 – Siargao & nearby Surigao
When you are in for great waves to surf then Siargao is the good place to be.
This island is in Surigao and is the surfing sanctuary for many surf lovers.
Siargao Best Tourist Spots
- Magpupungko Beach
- Pansukian Tropical Resort (Beach Front)
- Patrick’s on Cloud 9 Resort
- Taktak Falls
Surigao Best Destinations
Bislig – Has Waterfalls, beaches, seaside resorts, and rivers
Hinatuan – Has Rivers, caving, caves, and waterfalls
Tandag – Has Beaches, seaside resorts, and waterfalls
San Agustin, Surigao del Sur – Has Beaches, seaside resorts, and waterfalls
Cantilan – Has Seaside resorts and beaches
Cagwait – Has Beaches, seaside resorts, and romantic place
Barobo, Surigao del Sur – Has Beaches and seaside resorts
Lanuza – Has Surfing, seaside resorts, and beaches
Lianga – Has Seaside resorts, waterfalls, and beaches
Cortes, Surigao del Sur – Has Backpacking, waterfalls, and beaches
5 – Mount Apo
If you want to enjoy mountain trekking then Mount Apo can be a good place.
This awe-inspiring volcano can be found in Davao and in this place, you can also find the famous Philippine Eagle which is the biggest in the world.
6 – Mount Pinatubo
This volcano has been famous in the year 1990s as it has once caused great problems not only in the Philippines but also for many parts of the world during its greatest eruptions.
7 – Dapitan
It is located in the Zamboanga province and is famous for the place where Rizal, the Philippine national hero was exiled.
They also have a white beach named Dakak.
8 – Camp John Hay
This is a place in Baguio, the summer capital of the Philippines. This area is a nice place to visit since it contains historical backgrounds dating back from American settlements.
They also have a place for recreation such as golfing, horseback riding and camping.
9 – Intramuros
A city found in Manila famous for its walled area and had been a historical landmark for Spanish settlements. This city has historical museums and ruins that are preserved for tourists to see.
10 – Camiguin
This small island in Mindanao is known for their Lanzones fruits, underground cemetery, white sand beaches and great island sceneries.
These great places are a must-see places when you are visiting Philippines and they can good places to spend your holidays with families and friends.