Fall in love with these 8 romantic places in the Philippines

Manila, Philippines, November 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Philippines Department of Tourism highlights these destinations as offering the best sights and making the perfect romantic vacations for honeymooners or honeymooners.

“Couples looking for a memorable honeymoon or romantic getaway can find them on our pristine beaches and mountain trails, where they can hike, bike, snorkel or just relax. comfortably. We prepare these romantic destinations for your visit to the reopening of international borders, ensuring that health and safety protocols are safely in place, ”said the secretary of the Ministry of Tourism Berna Romulo Puyat.

These beautiful islands provide the perfect backdrop to create more memories, and couples are sure to fall back in love not only with each other, but with each other as well. The Philippines.

Long Beach, San Vicente, Palawan

On a stretch of 14.7 kilometers, the longest white sand beach in The Philippines is also the second longest of South East Asia. Take a romantic sunset stroll along the beautiful shores of Long Beach. Enjoy the laid-back rural vibe at the beach and lazily relax on the sand while taking in the breathtaking views of the horizon. Cool off in the clear waters or head to the majestic Pamuayan Falls where you can walk through the forests to get a glimpse of the region’s rich flora and fauna. You can also go from island to island via a short boat ride to discover other hidden gems of San Vicente.

Bantayan Island, Cebu

Bantayan Island is located at the northern end of Cebu. Some of the attractions that provide unforgettable moments and create spectacular backdrops are the secluded Paradise Beach and Virgo Island, the Obo-Ob Mangrove Garden with its rustic bamboo bridge, the Kota Park Pier and the Kinatarkan lighthouse. For a taste of history, visit the century-old parish church of St. Peter and Paul made of coral stones, and for a taste of local Cebuano cuisine, look for restaurants that offer Sutukil or grilled seafood from the catch of the day.

Samal Island, Davao

Samal Garden Island is made up of two beautiful islands and is dotted with numerous resorts where couples can enjoy a luxurious and romantic getaway amid white sands and clear, tranquil waters. A memorable meal under the stars can be arranged, where you can taste the freshest seafood and toast with a choice of wines. During the day, you can organize a picnic lunch at Cascading Hagimit Falls or take a day trip to the Pearl Farm Beach Resort for sightseeing and trying out its water activities such as jet skiing and diving. Hike hand-in-hand on the beginner-friendly Mount Puting Bato or catch Vanishing Island before it swells in the tides.

Bukidnon glamping sites

Enjoy a romantic vacation under a canopy of stars and a natural ambience at the glamping sites available in Bukidnon. The cool climates make it perfect for snuggling up in glamp tents set up in the mountains or overlooking the great landscapes of Bukidnon. Taglucop Strawberry Hills allows you to wake up in a field of flowers and fruits, lulled by the relaxing calm characteristic of the province of Bukidnon.

Dahilayan Forest Park has cabin-shaped tents that offer treetop views. While in Bukidnon, take an excursion to other tourist attractions in the province such as Pinamaloy Lake in Don Carlos and the solemn beauty of the Transfiguration Abbey in Malaybalay City.

Boracay Island

The world famous Philippines island with its white sands and blue waters in one of the best wedding and honeymoon destinations in the country. In addition to lounging on the beach with a drink in hand to watch a breathtaking sunset, travelers can enjoy a myriad of other adventures such as sampling the vibrant nightlife and enjoying local cuisine. among its choice of restaurants. For a quality couple getaway, travelers can explore quieter beaches such as Diniwid, Puka, Ilig-Iligan, or Balinghai, or enjoy activities such as diving, snorkeling, and parasailing.

Batanes Island

Each attraction in Batanes offers many romantic activities. The wide open spaces of Rakuh-a-Payahman (also called communal pastures) and Vayang Rolling Hills give you a clear view forever under the blue due to its expansive landscapes and seascapes. Perhaps the tallest structures in Batanes are the most romantic – its lighthouses, against a dramatic sky background, provide great opportunities for couple photos. Couples can cycle around the island to explore its breathtaking grandeur or book a boat ride to Sabtang Island to visit vernacular stone houses built to withstand any storm and using only materials of local construction.

Sicogon Island and Islas de Gigantes, Iloilo

For a relaxing experience, take a trip to the tropical gems of Iloilo, Sicogon Island and Isla de Gigantes. Let yourself be swept away by the magnificent views of Sicogon’s Barangay Buwaya Beach, with fine, powdery sand leading to clear waters. Fall in love with the rustic life of the fishing community and commune with nature in the rock formations and the craggy peak of Mount Opao. Islas de Gigantes is another destination for nature lovers who will appreciate its quirky charm and the warm welcome of local communities. Book a boat ride to Antonia, Cabugaw Gamay Island and Bantigue or climb the lighthouse located in the northern part of the island for a clarification.

Intramural, Manila

Stroll the cobbled streets of Intramuros to get a feel for its old world charm. You can also soak up the timeless beauty of this historic town on a bike ride, as it passes through notable landmarks such as the Baluarte de San Diego, Plaza Mexico, and Puerto Real. Visit the centuries-old San Agustin churches and Manila Cathedral which are both popular for weddings. Book a romantic dinner at Barbara’s Heritage Restaurant or Café La Cathédrale to cap off a perfectly romantic day.

A moment of safety together

The Philippines is the perfect place to disconnect from the world and connect with each other. The country offers many island destinations for a romantic couple’s trip where it’s time to enjoy each other’s company in the ambiance of a tropical paradise.

#MoreFunAwaits in The Philippines as the country has developed more tourist attractions and exciting activities for travelers when international travel is allowed.

The Philippines Department of Tourism has announced a #MoreFunAwaits campaign to showcase the preparation of new tours, products and tourism packages that prioritize the health and safety of tourists.

Since the October 1st, 55 percent of tourism workers in the country have been vaccinated. In the country’s bustling capital, Metro Manila, 99% of tourism workers in DOT-accredited hotels and accommodation establishments, as well as 99% of tourism workers in accredited restaurants have had their anti-COVID jabs. In addition, this fascinating destination has received the Safe Travels seal from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) which selects destinations that meet international health and safety standards for worry-free travel.

To learn more about The Philippines’ exciting new adventures, plus safety and travel updates, visit www.morefunawaits.com/ and www.itsmorefuninthephilippines.co.il (for Israel), www.morefunawaits.com/ (for Turkey) and www.esmasdivertidoenfilipinas.es (for Spain) or download the Travel Philippines app from the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.

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SOURCE Philippine Department of Tourism

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