Marinduque is a popular summer, holiday and weekend destination because of its accessibility to Metro Manila. There are direct buses from Metro Manila to Marinduque. A ticket costs around P900-1000 per way. If you’re unable to catch that one, you have the option to board a bus bound for Dalahican
Baler, Aurora is a popular weekend destination because of its varied tourist attractions and proximity – 5-6 hours from Manila, or just an overnight Joy Bus away. It came to fame because of its roots as a surfing haven. The waves rolling from the Pacific Ocean will entice both beginners
This island province in Bicol became famous because of its waves ideal for surfing. However, Catanduanes is more than a surf destination, it has plenty to offer tourists looking for beautiful beaches, stunning vistas, waterfalls, and centuries-old churches. There are direct flights to and from Manila via Virac.
Romblon is a laidback destination with all the makings of a tropical paradise. It has powdery, white shores, clear, aquamarine waters, an idyllic ambiance and a rugged but beautiful landscape. The province is accessible by boat from Batangas Port to either Odiongan or Romblon. The trip to Odiongan takes around
Sorsogon in Bicol has beautiful landscapes, pristine beaches, mountains and an idyllic atmosphere that gives it the makings of a perfect destination. However, even with all these characteristics, it remains an off-the-beaten path. This adds to its appeal, especially for those who want to get away from the crowds.
Camarines Norte is a region that doesn’t have the same name recognition of other popular destinations in the country. This is a good thing because its beaches remain pristine and relatively untouched by mass tourism. You won’t find the huge crowds that go to Cebu, Bohol or Boracay. There are
Zambales is a popular getaway destination because of its proximity and accessibility from Metro Manila and nearby cities. It provides visitors with beautiful beaches, stunning views of coves, outdoor experiences and affordable destinations. There are many buses that travel from stations in Manila to different parts of the province –
Masbate province has three main islands within its confines, namely Masbate, Ticao and Burias. This destination has plenty to offer visitors who are looking for beaches and nature trips. You can get here by land and boat or plane, depending on which part you want to visit. The fastest way
Sipalay in Negros Occidental is an underrated destination. It isn’t as popular as its counterpart Bacolod, but that’s part of its charm. Its city center isn’t the usual urban and concrete sprawl. It will remind you of the countryside more than Manila. It has flown under the tourism radar but