Indeed it's more fun in the Philippines, a country endowed with 7,107 islands that offer pristine beaches, crystalline sands, and exotic flora and fauna, making it a true tropical paradise. Aside from being rich in natural resources, the Philippines also has low cost of living, a diverse culture, and a friendly atmosphere that attracts tourists and encourages foreigners to build new homes and lives in the country.
Visiting the Philippines? This week's infographic offers a snapshot of the top 6 places that expatriates and foreigners love visiting in the Philippines. Here's a quick rundown of the tourist spots we featured:
Named one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Boracay's White Beach is famous for its powdery white sand that stays cool even in the summer. It is also known for its vibrant nightlife, large selection of local and international cuisines, and numerous options for watersport activities.
Located in the south of Luzon island, Donsol is known for its whale shark encounter that allows people to touch and swim with the large gentle creatures, an endangered species of sharks that are usually present between February and May.
El Nido, Palawan
Called by many as the paradise of the Philippines, El Nido offers high towering cliffs and mountains to explore as well as beautiful pristine white sand beaches. Established as a top destination for exploration, one can find lagoons with turquoise-green water and astonishing caves during their island hopping.
Home of the famous Chocolate Hills and the tiny Tarsiers, Bohol is definitely one of the Philippine's top tourist spot. Many tourists are attracted by Panglao's beach resorts and the historic churches of the island.
Caramoan Islands, Camarines Sur
Since little is known about Caramoan Islands, it remains as one of the country's secret paradises. Snorkling and scuba diving are some of the activities to be done while island hopping. Mountain hiking, rock climbing, and cave exploring are other actives to be done on the islands.
Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte
The "Surfing Capital of the Philippines", Siargao Island, showcases one of the most beautiful beaches and the best waves in the Philippines. Surfers come from all over the world to experience wave surfing and the famous CLOUD 9 waves, reaching up to 9 feet high.