Philippines

Very few countries can boast of providing tourists and travellers with as much to see as the island nation of Philippines. From some of the most exotic beaches in the world to picturesque rice fields, the archipelago figures high on the bucket list of every global traveller.

In recent years, the country, which has over 7000 small islands, is attracting many couples on their honeymoons. This is because of a number of factors. Compared to some of the more famous island destinations like the Caribbean and Bahamas, Philippines is cleaner, more affordable and accessible to different parts of the world.

In this article, we are going to look at the best places to visit in Philippines during your honeymoon.

List of the best places to visit in Philippines during your honeymoon

#1. Manila City-

manilaManila is not only the capital of Philippines, but also one of the most happening party destinations in the world. From boasting of some of the most famous nightlife pubs, discotheques and restaurants, the city is rich on culture, heritage and life.

Located on the island of Luzon, Manila has been covered by many travel bloggers on the famous colourful jeepneys. Rizal Park, San Agustin Church and Quiapo Church are some of the important landmarks you can check out.

#2. Banaue-

banaueIf you have seen vast stretches of rice fields only in the movies and TV series, this is your chance to see it for yourself. Banaue is not only one of the most scenic places to visit in Philippines, but also the entire world. It can be safely stated that the jewelled green rice terraces of Banaue is an agricultural wonder of epic proportion.

UNESCO has declared two rice terraces- the Batad Rice Terrace and the Bangaan Rice Terrace as World Heritage Sites. Couples can also interact with the indigenous population in the region and savour on some local cuisine.

#3. Cebu-

For couples looking to experience some thrill and adventure, the island of Cebu, located in the Visayas region is the answer. From Scuba Diving to Snorkelling, Cebu offers trained divers to travellers to fulfil their adventure cravings.

The underwater world of sea turtles, coral reefs and other aquatic animals is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Cebu attracts some of the world’s most famous photographers and marine enthusiasts. While in Cebu, you can also check out the Sudlon National Park and the main metropolitan Cebu City.

#4. Boracay-

With over 12 idyllic and scenic beaches, Boracay is referred to as the Beach Capital of Philippines. Amongst the twelve beaches, White Beach is quite famous for its lively party scene, while Diniwid Beach offers couples some quiet solitude.

Many couples like trekking and Boracay is a great place to do so. If you want to capture the island in all its glory, trek to Mount Luho, the highest point in the region. There are also many adventure sports that can be enjoyed at the different beaches.

#5. Vigan City-

The Spanish influence in Philippines is palpable to say the least. The northern city of Vigan has been modelled on a small charming Spanish town. The restaurants, culture, fashion and different aspects will make you feel as though you are in some quaint little Spanish town.

With more than 300 years of Spanish presence, Vigan boasts of a number of historical landmarks. The St. Paul Metropolitan Cathedral and the Bell Tower are some places that you should definitely visit in Philippines.

Conclusion

Philippines is connected very well to major cities all around the world. Philippine Airlines operates flights from almost all notable countries and cities in the world. In terms of local travel, you can experience the best of the country through the colourful and musical jeepneys.

For people who are planning their honeymoon travel, Philippines can become a very attractive destination. Have you visited Philippines before? Let us know about some of the other travel destinations that one can visit in the comments section below.