Are you planning to visit the Philippines anytime soon? This list of the best places to visit in the Philippines will help you decide which areas to visit in the lovely Philippine islands.

After all, this tropical paradise has over 7,000 islands.

Deciding which ones to visit can be a huge decision to make.

Without further ado, let’s dive into the best places to visit in the Philippines.


The island of Boracay is best known for its white, powdery beaches with turquoise blue waters.

It also boasts of stunning sunsets.

Boracay Island has won numerous awards as one of the best islands in the world.

There are a number of options for food and accommodations in Boracay.

A number of activities and fun things to do in Boracay are awaiting to be enjoyed too.

You can do kayaking, island hopping, magical sunsets, food tripping and water sports, not to mention the vibrant night life that everyone loves.


The province of Bohol in the Philippines is blessed with lots of natural wonders that attract both local and foreign tourists.

Aside from beautiful mountains and marvelous chocolate hills, you can also visit beautiful beaches. You have so many options for stunning beaches all over this lovely island.

Moving around the island, you would have lots to do and see like the Hinagdanan Cave, the tarsier and you can enjoy cruising the Loboc River while enjoying your buffet lunch.

See also: 30 Best Beaches in the Philippines

Cebu Island

Cebu is dubbed as the queen city of the south.

Aside from its bustling metropolis, you can go out from the city center and enjoy nature and beaches and the best things the island has to offer.

If you head to the south, you can enjoy wonderful spots that nature can offer. One of these are the waterfalls, snorkeling with sea turtles and sardines, coral viewing and canyoneering.

Other interesting things to do in Cebu South are whale shark watching, Simala Shrine, and food trip at Carcar, Cebu.

If you head north, You will enjoy the lovely islands of Bantayan, Malapascua and Camotes.


Siargao is dubbed as “the surfing capital of the Philippines” for having waves perfect for this aqua sports.

It is famous for its beautiful lined coconut trees.

Siargao has plenty of lovely tourist spots to offer.

From Idyllic beaches to the more touristy parts, you got it.

You also got more options in terms of food. You will love the island for its sumptuous delicious food offerings, from the meats and seafoods and plant-based options, you got it.


Baguio is one of the best places to visit in the Philippines. It is dubbed as The Summer Capital of the Philippines due to its chilly and balmy weather.

It is just 5-6 hours ride from the Philippine capital, Manila.

Baguio is beautiful and there are plenty of places you can visit and things you can do at this lovely place.

I love the fact that some of the tourist spots in Baguio are not that far from each other or from the city center.

The place has a lot to offer in terms of cultural and food experiences.


Coron is one of the most beautiful places you can visit in Palawan, The Philippines.

It has unbelievably unspoiled, turquoise waters. Coron is also a great diving spot.

It is popular for its World War 2 wreck diving spots, apart from its lovely corals and rich marine life.

El Nido

El Nido in Palawan is known for its white sandy beaches, beautiful limestone cliffs, clear waters abundant with marine life.

Its dazzling lagoons and abundant flora and fauna attract both local and international tourists.

El Nido is not as commercialized as the other lovely islands in the Philippines.

That is why many are fascinated with this lovely escape.


Batanes is located in the northernmost part of the Philippines.

It is known for its natural beauty and scenic attractions that surely captivate every visitor that come to this place.

Batanes offers panoramic views of lush greens with beautiful beaches waiting to be explored.


Camiguin Island is located near the Bohol sea. It is a small but beautiful island surrounded by mountains and beautiful beaches and many other enchanting natural attractions.

You can enjoy is natural beauty by visiting its famous Ardent Spring and Katibawasan Falls.

The Camiguin White Island is also very mesmerizing.


Davao City and Davao Region as a whole has a lot to offer, from beautiful mountains to lovely beaches, you got it.

Food and fruits are also abundant in this part of the Philippines.

Davao has fertile lands that are great for growing fruits and veggies that is why Davao City particularly celebrates the Kadayawan Festival in celebration of its abundant harvest .