7 Amazing Islands in the Philippines

If you’re looking for a paradise island escape that has plenty of adventure, but still holds that island escape feeling, why not head to the Philippines? There are a total of 7,107 Philippine islands waiting to be explored, and we’ve narrowed down the top amazing islands in the Philippines to help make that choice easier. Read on to discover the most amazing islands in the Philippines for a beach paradise escape…

Boracay Island – The complete beach escape

This small island is just 4.5 miles long, but don’t be fooled by its tiny space. Boracay Island has stunning beaches with shite sand and clear waters. Serving as a honeymooner’s paradise, you can enjoy sublime sunsets, private boat tours and fantastic waterports. One of Boracay’s main attractions is the Willy’s Rock, a volcanic lava and rock formation on the edge of the beach, which offers staggering views out to sea.

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Luzon – Amazing natural sights

Luzon is an important island in the Phillipines for its national airport and is home to Manila, the national capital. Luzon features incredible beaches and corals, stunning mountains, volcanoes and forests and a vast population of animals. There are many incredible things to do to fill your time on Luzon Island, from exploring the Batad and Banaue rice terraces, to touring the absolutely stunning Taal Volcano.

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Panglao Island – Perfect for divers

If you’re one for exploring the Ocean’s playground, Panglao is the Phillipine Island for you. Alona Beach offers world-class diving sites, with a house reef that is 100 meters from the beach. Hinagdanan Cave is also worth a visit, this cave is lit by sunlight and features a deep lagoon and is a popular swimming spot!

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Mindoro – A hiker’s paradise

Mindoro has a fine collection of beaches, from soft sandy shores to pebble coastlines and hidden beach lagoons. When in Mindoro, don’t miss out on the chance to explore by foot. You will get to see some impressive waterfalls such as the Tukuran, Tamaraw and Aninuan Falls. Or discover the jungle oasis of Tukuran by the hanging bridge, climb Mount Halcon or explore the sweeping lanscapes at Mt. Iglit-Baco National Park.

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Palawan – For island hopping adventures

Serving as the largest island in the Philippines, yet half the island is full of desert, Palawan is one of those islands that will capture your heart for its lush jungles, captivating mountains and serene white beaches. Made up of 1,780 islands, Palawan is renowned for its incredibly clear oceans, lush tropical greenery and vibrant marine life. For a view taken from a page in a luxury glossy magazine hop over to El Nido, surrounded by limestone cliffs, emerald waters and a collection of underwater creatures including 5 types of endangered sea turtles!

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Bucas Grande Island – Island of mystical caves

Seek out heaven on earth on Bucas Grande Island, scattered with caves coves and caverns. Wondering what the best way is to explore this enchanting island? By boat of course! The Jellyfish sanctuary is accessible by a small boat with crystal clear waters and narrow passageways with limestone walls. During the months of March – May and July – August millions of non-sting jellyfish can be seen from the waters below!

Bantayan Island

Grab a slice of paradise at Bantayan Island, lined with gorgeous beaches that offer a range of activities and tours including shark swimming experiences. On Bantayan Island you can enjoy a range of thrilling experience including skydiving and island hopping to Virgin Island or visiting Bantayan Island Nature Park.

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