Note: This is a collaboration post with Philippines Travel Package.
Are you daydreaming about destinations unknown that you’ve only seen on people’s instagram feeds? Trust me, I’ve been to some pretty amazing places in my day, and I STILL have mega wanderlust when I stroll through instagram and start getting the FOMO vibe. Well, I’m not going to be able to stop you from daydreaming! Why would I do such a thing?
Prepare yourself for these beauties in the spectacular region of the Philippines. These 10 stunning instagrammable spots in the Philippines will make you want to hop a flight and book a travel package with www.philippinestravelpackage.com NOW!
KAYANGAN LAKE_photo by Justin via www.journeyera.com
Coron is considered as one of the best scuba diving destinations in the world. Both local and foreign tourists are drawn to the island as it offers a number of breathtaking sights good for taking pictures such as their clean lakes and lagoons, pristine white sand beaches, stunning rock formations, WWII shipwreck remnants, astonishing coral gardens and rich marine diversity.
MARLBORO HILLS_photo by Chito Vecina (from Choose Philippines Blog written by Enzo Lacap)
Located in the northernmost part of the Philippines, Batanes is one of the dream destinations of every local travelers. It is picturesque in every aspect, from the lush greenery mountains, down to its alluring sandy beaches and rich marine life. In fact the entire province was in the tentative list of UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
SUGBA LAGOON_photo by SAAB from spellsaab.com
Siargao Island is part of the province of Surigao Del Norte in Mindanao. It homes the largest mangrove forest and is best known for a resort named Cloud 9, where surfers from different places gather. For non surfers, you can visit Sugba Lagoon, Naked Island, Bucas Grande, Sohoton Cave, Mapungko Rock Fall, Taktak Waterfalls, and Alegria beach. Be sure to capture beautiful moments with those beautiful sights in the background.
EL NIDO, PALAWAN
BIG LAGOON_photo from wanderlustyle.com
One of the country’s top tourist destinations, El Nido is composed of islands that showcase grandeur cliff and rock formations. It is also blessed with caves, waterfalls, white sand shores and crystal blue sea waters. Because of its impressive scenery, this magical place became venues of international shoots such as Les Aventuriers de Koh-Lanta (the French franchise of the American TV show Survivor), The Amazing Race season 5, and some scenes of the Hollywood movie Bourne Legacy.
SAGADA, MT. PROVINCE
KILTEPAN VIEWPOINT_photo by April Joy Flores via Smithsonian.com
Sagada, famous for its hanging coffins (the native’s traditional way of burying the dead), features a subtropical highland climate. Situated at around 5,000 feet above sea level, it offers plenty of breathtaking views and nature loving activities such as cave spelunking, sea of clouds viewing and terrain hiking. The cold temperature, serene landscapes, and preserved culture add to the cozy ambiance of the small town which is worthy to be seen in every tourists’ news feeds.
CHOCOLATE HILLS_Photo by ~linaiwannatraveldworld~ via flickr.com
Chocolate look-alike hills, jungle adventures, fine white-sand beaches, overlooking mountains, world-class diving spots, heritage churches, and the smallest primate in the world— name it and you have it all here in Bohol. The famous tourist attractions on the place in which you cannot miss taken your pictures at are the Chocolate Hills, Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary, heritage churches (though some were damaged and destroyed due to the devastating earthquake in the province last October 2013), Loboc River, Panglao island, and Anda beach. Lastly, don’t forget to take a selfie while having a taste of the province’s Kalamay (sticky sweet rice) delicacy.
Photo from www.thephilippines.com
Referred to as an island born of fire, Camiguin is truly a jewel of nature’s gift. This pearl-shaped island was made up of four stratovolcanoes which made it more unique compared to other Philippine islands. Aside from this distinctive feature, picture perfect sceneries were also found on the island. Among the many are White island and Mantigue island, Katibawasan and Tuasan falls, Moro Watch Tower, Walkway to Old Volcano, Old Spanish Church ruins, Giant Clam Sanctuary, and the island’s landmark, the Sunken Cemetery (the remnant of the cemetery that subsided below sea level after Mt. Hibok-Hibok eruption in 1871-1875 was represented by a cross).
BINURONG POINT_photo by @ninz_ian
Labeled as “the happy island”, this eco-tourism paradise has plenty of places to offer. You can choose to swim, surf, and trek or just experienced it all. To have a scenic view for sunrise or sunset, you can visit Binurong and Balacay point. You can also add photos to your photograph collection by chasing waterfalls or dipping unto the unspoiled beaches of the island.
Cebu Whale Shark Watching in Oslob_photo by Justin Walter
The queen city of the south is not only the center of trade and commerce in the Visayas region; it is also the home of numbers of stunning waterfalls, beautiful mountains, white-sand beaches and historical sites. From north of Cebu, to south you can never run out-of-place to visit. Among these famous tourist destinations are Osmeña Peak in Dalaguete, Kawasan Waterfalls in Badian, Oslob Whale Shark adventure and Sumilon island in Oslob, Fish and Bird Sanctuary in Olango Island and the tranquil blue water beaches in Camotes, Malapascua and Bantayan.
Baguio City Burnham Park_photo by Lorena Sims
The summer capital of the Philippines became part of UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network. Many photo perfect destinations are found in the city namely Burnham and Mine views Park, Camp John Hay (former American military facility), Tam-awan Village, The Mansion and their famous strawberry farm.
But aside from its mesmerizing beauty, Baguio is also considered a dwelling place of the most haunted sites in the country brought upon by its gloomy past. Some of them are the Diplomat Hotel, Teacher’s Camp, Hyatt Terraces Hotel, Kennon and Loakan road and the Laperal White House Mansion. But don’t worry, the mentioned above are also instagram worthy so you can give it a try.
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So, which of these 10 instagrammable spots in the Philippines feed your wanderlust most?