The Philippines offers an enchanting blend of natural beauty, cultural diversity, and exciting adventures. With its idyllic white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush landscapes, it’s a tropical paradise that caters to every traveller’s desire. Explore the stunning archipelago of over 7,000 islands, each with its own unique charm. From the famous Palawan’s Underground River, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to the vibrant marine life of Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, the Philippines offers an array of natural wonders waiting to be discovered.
Beyond its breathtaking landscapes, the Philippines boasts a rich tapestry of cultures and traditions. Immerse yourself in the lively markets and colourful festivals, where you can witness traditional dances, music, and arts. Engage with the warm and hospitable locals, who are more than willing to share their stories and heritage. For adventure enthusiasts, the Philippines offers opportunities for hiking, diving, surfing, and even spelunking in its many caves. Trek through the stunning rice terraces of Banaue, go island hopping in the Visayas, or swim with the whale sharks in Oslob – each experience is an invitation to embrace the vibrant spirit of the country.
The culinary scene in the Philippines is equally captivating, reflecting the country’s multicultural history. Indulge in a diverse array of dishes, from savoury adobo and sinigang to sweet halo-halo and leche flan. Filipino cuisine is a delicious fusion of indigenous flavours, Spanish influences, and Asian spices. Whether you’re exploring the bustling streets of Manila, relaxing on the pristine beaches of Boracay, or hiking to the peak of Mount Apo, the highest point in the Philippines, the country promises an unforgettable journey of exploration and immersion.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
DEC – FEB – Lovely warm temperatures are ideal for sunning at the beach.
MAR – APR – Great for experiencing festivals and cultural events.
MAY – OCT – This is the rainy season and can be humid.
From the UK there are several airlines that offer direct flights to the Philippines which are around 14 hours.
Experience some of the best beaches in the world, an abundance of biodiversity, and endless opportunity for exploration over 7000 islands.
HOW TO GET THERE
Direct flights are available to multiple different Filipino airports. To get from island to island it is easiest to get the ferry.
The official language is Filipino, but many people speak a degree of English.
IDEAL TO COMBINE WITH
For a longer stay away, you could visit Thailand, Malaysia, or Indonesia.
OUR FAVOURITE DESTINATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES
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