Five Must-Visit Places In The Philippines For Your Weekend Getaway


If you are planning on going to Southeast Asia, there are surely a lot of countries that will make your jaws drop because of their natural beauty and wonderful sights and cuisine. One of them is the country of the Philippines. The Philippines is considered as one of the most frequented countries in the world because of its natural beauty and natural resources. It is an archipelago that is filled with more than seven thousand islands that anyone could visit. The Philippines is really one of the best countries in the world because it is known for having beautiful beaches wherein you can have your romantic getaways and many more. The country definitely has a lot to offer.

If you want to know more about the places you can visit in the Philippines, see the list below:


Boracay is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. It offers a great scenery, night clubs, restaurants and the famous white sand. A lot of people are going here back and forth because the vibe and ambience of the place is just perfect to the point that you wouldn’t want to leave anymore.


Palawan is also one of the most well-loved places not just in the Philippines but in the entire world because you will really have a tropical feel because of the beauty of the islands. If you want a more rustic and traditional island vibes, Puerto Princesa is the place to be but if you are looking for a more upscale beach then El Nido should be your choice.


Cebu is often called as “Queen City of The South” because it really has evolved to become one of the most beautiful and successful cities in the Visayas region of the Philippines. Cebu offers a lot of activities that you will surely enjoy that is why this should be part of your itinerary.

Puerto Galera

Puerto Galera is an island that can be found in Batangas. Puerto Galera is famous for its beautiful islands where you can have you weekend beach getaway. If you really don’t want to be out of Manila and you’re looking for a beach that is just near the metro then Puerto Galera is the place to be!


Lastly, Zambales. Zambales has a lot of beautiful and mesmerizing beaches to offer b but two of the most famous and most visited are Liwa-liwa and Anawangin. If you are looking for a comfortable island where you can have an overnight stay near the sea then Zambales should be your top priority! The people living here are also very friendly so don’t hesitate to ask for directions if in case you get lost.

The Philippines is really a country where you can do a lot of activities during your vacation. There are also other places in the Philippines aside from the ones listed above so make sure to do more research so you can also enjoy other places as well. Better book your flights now and have a wonderful weekend getaway with your family and friends!

Author bio:

Mark Aldrin Hipolito is a writer for Kims, one of Australia’s perfect beach retreat places that offers a cluster of deluxe timber bungalows and spa villas on the beach. Mark also gives out guides and tips for people regarding on how the can enjoy their vacation and trips around the world.

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