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Philippines Beaches - Boracay, Bantayan, and Dakak Beach Resorts

Updated on April 14, 2011

Philippines Beaches - Beautiful & Relaxing

Travel to the Philippines for a vacation at the beach

When you are planning on having a vacation to hang out  with your friends and family, the Philippines is a great location with all of the wonderful beaches that are available to hang out at and enjoy the white sands and clear blue waters.  The Philippines has 7,107 islands  and is divided into three main islands which are the Luzon in the north, Visayas in the middle of the country and Mindanao in the south.  The climate is usually warm and humid, especially in the months of March through May. There aref three different seasons: summer in the months of March to May, the rainy season in the months of June to October and the cool season in the months of November to February, although it is still quite comfortable during this time of year if you are not from the Philippines you may find it still pretty warm. Furthermore, the people in the Philippines are well known for their hospitality when it comes to receiving guests so you will certainly enjoy your time while in the Philippines from hanging out on the beautiful beaches drinking a San Miguel beer under the shades or enjoying some Letchon Pork and other delicious Philippines Cuisine.

Boracay Beach

Bantayan Island

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Boracay Island - Beach in Luzon

In the part of Luzon, one of the most popular tourist destinations is the Boracay island which is located at the southern part of Manila( the capital city of the Philippines). Boracay is also known as the island of paradise. People who go and visit the Boracay Island often refer that it is breath-taking and anunbelievable magical island, because of its crystal clear water and beautiful white sugary sand beaches with beautiful and clean surroundings. They also built beautiful white sand castles along the shore-line, which is best for taking picture with your friends, family and love ones. Boracay also offers luxury hotels with its outstanding services friendly hotel staffs for the guests comfort and safety.They also have affordable lodging which is located in the station 3 of the island,and if you want to party you can stay at station 2 which is near all the known boracay bars and other highlights, and for those who want to be accommodated in a peaceful and quite place, Station 1 is the best for you. Boracay Island offers you a fun, beautiful and relaxing atmosphere.

They also offers fun outdoor activities such as scuba diving, windsurfing and kayaking which you will love and enjoy. Other than that, if you are looking for an adventure you can try to involve yourself in mountain biking, trekking and sailing. They also have a world class 18-hole par 72 golf course which is design by Graham Marsh. Aside from its white sand beach and relaxing hotel, they also have restaurants, businesses that stands to each other to provide the tourist and guest needs while unwinding in the beach.They also offers trendy malls and nice places to shop which you can buy different kinds of the island souvenirs,novelties, experience other activities and enjoy good foods. Boracay Island is the nice place for you to relax and enjoy because of its fascinating tourist attraction and also a perfect place to spend honeymoon with your love ones and witnessing the beautiful sunset view in the Island.

Bantayan Island - Beach in Visayas

One of the most well-known tourist destination of the country is the Bantayan island, which is also known as the Lenten Capital of Visayas the second island group in Philippines. Bantayan is also known of its white sand beach and crystal clear and blue waters. They also offers fine restaurants that serves variety selections of delicious seafood recipes with a reasonable prices. They also offers international and local cuisines that the tourist will love. If you are looking for a peaceful,quiet,clean air and blue sky beach,while enjoying the spectacular white sand beach and clear water, and if you want to be free from stress,this is the perfect island for you for it is not crowded and commercialized. Tourist that visited this island love its beautiful and marvelous natural enchanted beauty.It  is not only known for its nice white sand beaches but also for its caves, this island is also rich in culture, history and religious artifacts because this is were the first parish in Cebu was discovered.Bantayan Island is also known for its marvelous religious processions and is overspread with people during Holy Weeks. That is  why many tourist and locals  came here, because they can enjoy not the wonderful beach but also exploring its religious history at the same time.

Dakak Beach

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Dakak Beach Resort - Beach in Mindanao

If you decided to visit in Mindanao which is also called as the Land of Promise, one of there top beach destinations is the Dakak Beach Resort it is a perfect place for you to luxuriate with your friends and family. If you are annoyed from the nerve-racking noise in the city and you want to find a place for you to relax, Dakak beach resort will help you relieve from stress and will make you feel at ease.From a white sand beach resort, sea breeze,clean air and clear water with a comfortable hammock that was set up under the trees this will help you feel relieve from stress. The Dakak beach is set up along the 21 hectare coconut grove and and they also have a flowers set up in the beach.They also provided room accommodation that was designed in keeping a natural surroundings, they also have distinctive native design cottages which was constructive with a bamboo and nipa leaves. They also provide dining and entertainment with a 5 star hotel ambiance. They also provided seminar room that was equipped with room with an audio visual projector, drawing boards, drawing board and microphones and etc. and a conference room that can accommodate 200 participants. They also offers resorts activities that you and your friends and family would enjoy such as hobie cats, jet skis, waterskiing and deep water fishing at the resorts Aqua Sports Centre. If you want to explore the different species underwater you can do snorkeling and diving activities, they have professional diving personnel that will give you all the way. If you just want to hang-out on land they a place set up for tennis and golf that come with complete professional instructions. They also have Archery, billiards, ten-pin bowling and horse back riding down tropical trails.


Thanks to Leah

Thanks to Leah Jane for her participation in the creation of this hub about the beaches in the Philippines.  Read more from Leah.


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    • CZCZCZ profile image

      CZCZCZ 4 years ago from Oregon

      glad you enjoyed your time in the Philippines, it is a wonderful country to vacation in.

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      amandasozak 4 years ago from Ashland, Ohio

      I've been to Boracay and all I can say is that it is perfect! A little warning if you're planning to go: Your standard for island resorts will increase and nothing will be as good as Boracay!

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      travelholidays 4 years ago from India

      Useful information about 'Philippines Beaches' . Useful for first time visitors. Thanks for sharing :)

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      Ipeoney 5 years ago from USA

      I'm sorry i thought Boracay is in Visayas island. Panay, Western Visayas actually. Yes it is very much well known of it's long and white sand beach

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      sasha 5 years ago

      yes its a real piiisda

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      Vonnavie Sanchez 5 years ago

      very nice place to visit... thanks for the info

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      Dolores Monet 5 years ago from East Coast, United States

      As a beach lover, I so enjoyed this little armchair visit to beaches of the Philippines. The water is so beautiful!

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      Ms._Info 5 years ago from New Jersey

      Those beaches look so beautiful. I've never thought about traveling to the Philippines, but those pictures along with your write up make me wish I was there right now!

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      daffodil2010 6 years ago

      the pictures are so beautiful. i wish i were there.. thanks for sharing