Philippines

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 7000 islands, countless experiences

We might be a little biased, but the Philippines is . With more than 7000 islands and 81 provinces, this is a country with so much to offer. Whether you like uninhabited islands, ancient rice terraces or sprawling metropolises, you’re bound to find it in the Philippines. Plus, with the warmest locals you’ll ever meet and a vast understanding of English, the Philippines is as backpacker-friendly as it gets.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

Dry Season: November to April

CURRENCY

$1 USD = 52 Philippine Pesos (PHP)

Philippines Travel Blogs

SANTIAGO WHITE BEACH: Camotes Island

SANTIAGO WHITE BEACH: Camotes Island

Camotes Island has no short supply of beaches, but Santiago White Beach is by far the most famous on the island. Also known as Santiago Bay Beach, this stunning cove is a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike. If Santiago White Beach is on your...

23 EPIC WATERFALLS IN CEBU

23 EPIC WATERFALLS IN CEBU

Cebu is one of our favourite islands in the Philippines, seemingly made for adventure travellers. If you're a fan of waterfalls like we are, then you're in luck. There are literally hundreds of waterfalls in Cebu, and whilst we're yet to visit them all - we doubt we...

12 AWESOME TOURIST SPOTS IN BANTAYAN ISLAND

12 AWESOME TOURIST SPOTS IN BANTAYAN ISLAND

Bantayan Island is one of the most popular destinations in Cebu, and for good reason. This tiny tropical paradise is made up of stunning beaches, uninhabited islands and epic experiences that will leave a lasting impression long after your vacation has ended. We've...

6 BEST BANTAYAN ISLAND BEACHES

6 BEST BANTAYAN ISLAND BEACHES

Bantayan Island is home to some of the best beaches in Cebu - its coastline dotted with pockets of white sandy coves, azure blue water and rows of swaying palms. We've wrapped up the 6 best Bantayan Island beaches to add to your itinerary whilst you're in...

SUGAR BEACH BANTAYAN ISLAND

SUGAR BEACH BANTAYAN ISLAND

Bantayan Island is one of Cebu province’s top beach destinations, its coastline ringed with stunning beaches. One of the best beaches on the island is Sugar Beach Bantayan, named after its sugary soft, pristine white sand. Directly connected to Kota Beach, this...

THE RUINS BANTAYAN ISLAND: Cliff Jumping Spot

THE RUINS BANTAYAN ISLAND: Cliff Jumping Spot

Bantayan Island is a destination best known for its picturesque beaches, but another popular tourist spot slightly left field is The Ruins Bantayan. Typically when you hear of ruins in the Philippines, you think of the remnants of 16th-century Spanish colonisation,...

BALIDBID LAGOON: SUP Tour on Bantayan Island

BALIDBID LAGOON: SUP Tour on Bantayan Island

Balidbid Lagoon is one of the most underrated tourist spots in Bantayan Island - a winding waterway of mangroves, saltwater and white sandy shores. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Santa Fe town, Balidbid Lagoon is a welcome respite for those looking to get...

PARADISE BEACH BANTAYAN ISLAND – Ultimate Guide

PARADISE BEACH BANTAYAN ISLAND – Ultimate Guide

There’s no doubt Bantayan Island is home to some of the best beaches in Cebu, but Paradise Beach Bantayan may just be the best on the island. A visit to Paradise Beach Bantayan will make you feel miles away from the rest of the world, tucked away on your own little...

VIRGIN ISLAND BANTAYAN: 6 Awesome Things To Do

VIRGIN ISLAND BANTAYAN: 6 Awesome Things To Do

 The pristine Virgin Island is a popular Bantayan Island tourist spot thanks to its stunning white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. With activities to enjoy all over the island - from snorkeling and swimming to cliff jumping and coastal walks - Virgin Island...