Philippines’ Hidden Paradise


1. Calayan Island, Cagayan

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Photo credit: eazytraveler

Located 60 km north of Luzon in the Babuyan Channel. This stunning island is boasting its white sand beaches and thick rainforests. Not only it features crystal clear bodies of water, but this awesome place is also the home of an endemic species of bird “Calayan Rail” known as “piding”.

2. Nagsasa Cove, Zambales

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Photo credit: shoestringtravelers.com

Untouched and uninhabited beach paradise near Manila. Nagsasa Cove that’s been sitting all these years in San Antonio, Zambales should definitely be on your top list. 

3. Tinipak River, Tanay, Rizal

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Photo credit: ganernderlust.com

Tinipak River is a hidden paradise located in Brgy. Daraitan in Tanay, Rizal. It was awarded as the cleanest inland body of water in Region IV. This spot is best for adventurous travellers. Reaching this beautiful river will require trekking on extremely giant trails of rocks.

4. Seco Island, Antique

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Photo credit: windsurfasia.com

The Seco Island is an uninhabited island located about 50 km west of Panay. It’s a white sand island stretching at about 1.5 kilometers in the middle of the ocean. This island is known as one of the best kiteboarding spots in the Philippines

5. Corcuera Island, Romblon

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Photo credit: greedypeg.org

Corcuera is a virgin island in Romblon. It is where white sand beaches settles that could compete the beautiful island of Boracay. Unlike boracay, this island is best for travellers that are on a tight budget. You’ll get to enjoy the scenery as well as the crystal clear waters.