Displaying its beauty on more than 7,000 islands, the Philippines is one of the most spectacular countries in Southeast Asia. The neon green of the rice fields, the emerald lagoons, the lush vegetation, the broom the bamboo bankas, the white sandy beaches speckled with palm trees, the rocks that emerge from the sea … Many images will remain engraved in your mind like traditional prints. Not to mention the warmth and kindness of the locals, which alone are worth the trip. If every corner of the archipelago contains the soul of the country, some sites are unmissable.
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The silhouette of the Mayon volcano has something to mark the spirits. Its almost perfect dome may remind you of Mount Fuji… The Zen spirit less. Indeed, Mayon is the most active volcano in the Philippines. In the last four centuries, it has experienced about fifty eruptions! Despite its tragic history, the volcano’s tumultuous activity has shaped the surrounding landscape.
If you like hiking, we advise you to organize a trek to discover it and admire its sculptural beauty.
The rice fields of Banaue
The Banaue rice fields stretch across the Ifugao Mountains, located in the center of Luzon Island. They offer visitors a striking spectacle. Thousands of terraces sculpt a landscape that seems to come from another planet. Before your eyes, sacred cultures draw curved lines and bright greenery is sometimes crossed by shimmering water.
It was the ancestors of the Batad ethnic group who bequeathed this priceless heritage to the world more than 2,000 years ago. It testifies to a natural, socio-cultural, religious, technological and political heritable unique in the world. This ingenious system of cultivation and irrigation has been passed down from generation to generation for many centuries.
For many, Coron Island is the pearl of the Philippines. For others, it is simply the most beautiful island in the world. For us, it is therefore naturally a must during your stay in the Philippines. Here, vertiginous rocky teeth pierce particularly transparent waters. The turquoise lagoons are teeming with life. Tagbanwa, tourists and monitor lizards share vast white sand beaches.
Board a banka, a small traditional boat, to explore Coron. And if you want to discover its seabed, know that it is an ideal snorkeling spot. Its clear water and full of fish will offer you a real moment of paradise.
The surfing capital of the Philippines, Siargao has much more to offer than its dizzying tubes. Indeed, this island has everything of a paradise destination. Water tinged with beautiful shades of blue, bumpy beaches of gentle hills, mangroves, pristine white sandbanks … In particular, be sure to visit the Sugba Lagoon.
In Siargao, locals and tourists cultivate a certain sweetness of life. If you want to dedicate your stay to idleness, lazy evenings and peaceful exploration, you’ve come to the right place.
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