It's summer! And it can only mean one thing: Vacation. If you're looking for the perfect summer destination, why not check out these places and add them to your travel bucket list.
1. Puerto Prinsesa Subterranean River
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has recognized Puerto Prinsesa's underground river as a world heritage. Tourists from all over the world fly to Palawan because of its impressive cave systems, featuring spectacular limestone karst landscapes, pristine natural beauty, and intact old-growth forests and distinctive wildlife.
2. Calaguas Beach
If you're looking for a beach with white, powdery sand sans the numerous tourists, then you should visit Calaguas beach located in Camarines Norte. It’s a really long stretch beach with beautiful scenery thanks to the lush greenery and turquoise waters. It's the best way to beat the summer heat with your friends and family.
3. Clark, Pampanga
Road trips can be fun, and if you and your friends want to embark on one, Clark is the way to go. There are a lot of exciting activities you can enjoy, like riding a hot air balloon, splashing around Fontana Waterpark, and horseback riding. Check out this link!
4. Chocolate Hills
Considered as one of the major attractions in Bohol, Chocolate Hills is composed of hundreds of cute chocolate-like hills that that turn brown when the summer sun dries up the grass. And while you're in Bohol, might as well visit the Tarsier sanctuary—just make sure you don't stress them out.
5. Camotes Island
Craving for some beach adventures? Then you should check out Camotes Islands in Cebu. The Camotes Islands are made up of the islands of Pacjian, Ponson, Poro and Tulang. Visit the Holy Crystal Cave, Lake Danao, which is the biggest natural lake in Cebu, Buho Cave, and more!
6. Mambukal Mountain Resort
Located in Murcia, Negros Occidental, Mambukas Mountain Resort is perfect for people who want to embrace the beauty of nature. You can take a dip in the pool, challenge your wall climbing skills, and experience an exhilarating ride in their 200-meter zip line, crossing the boating lagoon. You and your barkada will surely enjoy!
7. Siargao, Surigao
Get your surfboards ready because the waves in Siargao, Surigao is no joke. If you're not up for surfing, you can relax under the sun and swim in the clear, blue green waters.
8. Samal Island
Another beach that's worth going to is Samal Island. It's located in Davao del Norte via a 10-minute boat ride from the coast line. There, you can enjoy the white-sand beaches and even marine creatures like the star fish! Check them out here.
9. Lake Sebu
Get to indulge in Filipino ancestral culture. Lake Sebu is home to the T'boli and Ubo tribes, our indigenous brothers and sisters.It’s located on the highlands of South Cotabato and is famous for its majestic waterfalls, rivers and springs. It is slowly emerging as one of Mindanao's premier adventure destinations.