|Most expensive month:||February|
|Average price in Philippines:||₱3,465/night|
|Cheapest price found:||₱209/night|
|Most expensive day:||Saturday|
La Carmela De Boracay
Station 2, Barangay Balabag, Boracay, Philippines
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New Seaside Drive, Entertainment City, Manila, Philippines
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From sun-drenched beach towns and lush tropical rainforests to bustling cities and ancient churches, the Philippines offers something for every traveller. With more than 7,000 islands to explore, there are plenty of opportunities to bask on pristine beaches and explore kaleidoscopic dive sites. In the city, you’ll see sleek skyscrapers standing alongside magnificent 16th-century churches.
The Philippines is a paradise for scuba divers and boasts some of the best dive sites in the world. Marvel at rainbow-coloured corals at Amos Rock in Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park and swim with whitetip reef sharks in Malapascua. From October to May, divers flock to Donsol and Southern Leyte for whale shark season.
In the Bacuit Archipelago, you’ll find stunning sugar-white beaches and jewel-toned coves fringed by rugged limestone cliffs. El Nido, a lively beach town filled with bars and restaurants, is a great base for exploring the archipelago.
Adventure seekers will find plenty of thrills on offer in the Philippines. You can launch a sea kayak in Palawan or check out world-famous kiteboarding beaches in Boracay. A trek up Mount Batulao showcases the rugged peaks of the Calabarzon region, while Banaue offers a chance to hike through ancient rice terraces.
A trip to Bohol offers a unique chance to spot tarsiers, one of the most famous animals in the Philippines. Head inland to marvel at the famous Chocolate Hills, a geological formation featuring more than 1,200 grass-covered mounds.
The Philippines was colonised by the Spanish for more than 300 years and has retained much of its European charm. Strolling around Manila, you’ll find gems like San Agustin Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In Cebu, Basilica Minore del Santo Niño is home to one of the oldest holy relics in the Philippines.
In major towns and cities, jeepneys are often the fastest and cheapest way to get around, instantly recognisable by their bright colours and kitsch decorations. Long-distance buses are a good way to travel between towns and cities while ferries connect most major islands. Ninoy Aquino International is the largest airport in the Philippines.
Users favor staying in areas such as Manila, Tagaytay, and Baguio. Consider these locations when searching for your desired stay.
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Hotels in the Philippines are a great way to enjoy some of the finest bars and restaurants in the county. There’s something for all party-goers, from relaxed beach bars to all-night clubs. With Boracay being somewhat of a party hub in the country, it offers great beach bars such as Prisma and clubs such as Paraw. You can stay at Boracay Mandarin Island Hotel if you want to stay a short walk from either establishment. Manila also has a great party scene, with there being everything from top DJs to live musicians. If you go to Strumm’s, you can enjoy a range of guitarists live on stage. You can stay at the Y2 Residence Hotel close to the bar. For food, head to Cagayan de Oro, where you can enjoy the local delicacy of chicken surol, which is juicy chicken in coconut milk.
There are loads of things to do in the Philippines for families. You can start at Manila Ocean Park, an amazing aquarium with a range of marine species for your kids to enjoy. You can stay at Hotel H2o, which is close to the entrance of this attraction. Anjo World Theme Park is also a great place to visit, with a range of rides for all the family. Located in Cebu City, you can stay at Golden Valley Hotel. Alternatively, if your children are a bit older, you can go and see the most famous waterfall in the country, Pagsanjan Falls. This waterfall is located in Laguna and has three tiers, and it is well worth the walk.
There is a range of great things to see in the Philippines. One of the most popular festivals in the country is Sinulog Festival, which takes place in Cebu. A week-long event, you’ll be able to enjoy parties, street dancing and parades. Another great activity is on Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, famous for its long underground waterway. If you want to stay close to the park, you can opt for Philippines accommodation like Panja Resort Palawan. Banaue Rice Terraces are also recommended for a visit. Over 2000 years old, locals still use these terraces to grow vegetables. Bogah Home Stay is somewhere where you can stay to be a short walk from this stunning attraction.
There is some great accommodation in the Philippines which gives easy access to beautiful beaches. For instance, Boracay is one of the most famous islands. With white beaches and clear waters, you can relax here for days. Another great beach for those seeking a peaceful getaway is that of Subic Beach in Matnog. Here you can forget your worries and enjoy turquoise waters and pink sands. There are also some lovely spots to go for a swim in Olongapo. Baloy beach is great for swimming and boating and offers a range of restaurants. You can stay at a Philippines hotel like Blue Rock Resort, just a stone’s throw from the beach.