Welcome to Philippine Travel Destinations! Get all travel information you need such as Philippine top tourist spots, weather, air flight and hotel deals, shopping malls, adventures and fun activities.
Every year, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) is packed with foreign nationals from Korea, USA, Japan, China, Taiwan, Australia, Singapore, Canada, Hongkong, Malaysia and UK. Koreans ranked as the largest market of Philippine tourism with USA and Japan ranking second and third respectively in the 2012 statistics according to the Department of Tourism.
There’s one place that attracts foreign tourists to travel to Philippines…it’s the BEACH!
The white beaches of Boracay, Bohol, Ilocos Norte, and Palawan are listed as top Philippine travel destinations. Still there are many pristine beaches in the country waiting to be discovered.
Recently, the Tourism Department launched a new ad promoting Philippines as a honeymoon destination. Watch this heartwarming marriage proposal on the beaches of Boracay.
If you’re the adventurous type, you will surely enjoy different water sports like diving and snorkeling in Bohol, Boracay and Palawan , surfing in Siargao and Subic, wakeboarding in Camarines Sur or whitewater rafting in Cagayan de Oro.
Philippines is a paradise when you explore the mountains and trekking is a favorite adventure of foreign and local tourists.
A popular Philippine travel destination for hikers is the Mount Pulag in Benguet, a towering 2930-meter high. It is the third highest mountain in the Philippines.
But if you want an easy climb, go up Mount Ugu, Mount Pinatubo, Mount Daguldol, Mount Apo, Mount Pico de Loro and Mount Mayon.
Like I said earlier, there are a lot of things to do while here in the Philippines. A two-week vacation may not be enough to relax your body, refresh your mind and revive your energy.
Regional festivals and food
But with its 7,100 islands, there are definitely other places to explore in the Philippines and fun activities to enjoy.
You can learn about the Philippine culture when you see the various Philippine festivals. Get into the merriment during the regional festivals in Cebu, Iloilo, Davao, Quezon, Naga and a lot more! It’s certainly “fiesta” mood and you can take a bite of their unique Filipino cuisines; there’s one of each kind in every region or province.
When visiting Baguio, be amazed by the magnificent Panagbenga Flower Festival or by the passionate show of devotion during the Nazareno Festival in Quaipo and the Peñafrancia Festival in Naga City.
Now with all the traveling, you will surely be hungry and need to stop for food.
Never miss to try buko pie (young coconut pie) in Laguna, batchoy in Iloilo, lechon (roasted pig) in Cebu, kare-kare in Pampanga, pinangat in Albay or banget in Vigan.
If you like spicy dish, try the Bicol Express and literally burn your tongue!
Shop and dine
If you are on a business or leisure travel, big shopping centers like Mall of Asia and Greenbelt Makati are ideal for meeting with your clients and friends. Lined up for easy access are the popular restaurants, fast foods, coffee shops and bars for night entertainment.
You get real value for your money. Lonely Planet named Philippines as one of the top value destinations for 2014.
You can have the best family vacation when you take your kids to Enchanted Kingdom or the Manila Ocean Park. These two are the popular amusement for the entire family members.
Do you need a visa to Philippines? What are the travel requirements for a holiday tour to the different island beaches in the country?
Traveling to the Philippines can be hassle-free. This will be discussed further in another page. But you need a handy map and valuable travel information to get around the main cities in the Philippines.
Learn about the jeepneys and the Philippine weather. Find out the perfect time of the year to visit the island beaches. You surely don’t want to spoil your family vacation or honeymoon with the winds and the rain.
Airfare and hotel deals are also very affordable. Just contact your travel agencies for the best vacation packages.
Whether for family vacation, personal retreat or lover’s honeymoon, you have made the right choice to travel to the Philippines.
Here’s a Guide to Disaster-Hit Tourist Spots when traveling around the Philippines.
So where do you start with your travel around the Philippine islands? Maybe I can help you map your travel destinations.