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Anawangin Cove Tourist Destination

Anawangin is not your regular tourist destination. It does not offer the comforts of high end resorts in commercial beaches. It does, however, boast of its natural beauty and its amazing repertoire of landscapes and seascapes. 

According to locals, Anawangin was formed after Mt. Pinatubo's eruption in 1991. They say the pine forest was not present before and that the shore was much farther up than it is now. Anawangin comes from the Ilocano word "nuang" meaning carabao and Anawangin literally means "full of carabaos". Wild carabaos are once said to have been found in abundance in the area.

The crystal-clear waters of Anawangin becomes very evident once your boat enters the cove. The sea would turn from very dark blue to light greenish blue once you come near the shore. The water is so clear that on a moonlit night, you can still see your feet while swimming in the sea. There are times in a year when medium sized waves would form and add more fun to swimming in the water. 

Caramoan National Park

The Caramoan Peninsula has gained tourism popularity in recent years. After the place has been featured in the news and local television programs, local and foreign travelers started to explore the beaches of the peninsula. Caramoan is one of the National Parks of the Philippines.

Popular tourist destinations are the Caramoan National Park, the Centro, and Gota Beach, and popular activities include diving, swimming, snorkeling and spelunking.

Photo by Maurene Gabagat

Virgin Island

Virgin Island in Bohol Island. he Virgin Island is an open secret of Bohol tourism. With its white sands and untouched natural environment, the Virgin Island is a must-visit. Bask in the sun and relax in the sand on Virgin Island. Go snorkeling and explore Bohol's beautiful marine habitat. Cap off the trip with a rendezvous to Virgin Islands with its white sand beaches and pristine waters.

Bora Beach

Bora Beach or Boracay is a famous beach in the Caticlan, Philippines. White sand and blue water will surely relax your sense in this beach.

Sorsogon Beach

Sorsogon is one of the six Bikol provinces, and located at the southernmost tip of Luzon the gateway to the South of the Philippines, offers the jaded visitor a new experience.. Unexplored and undiscovered, pristine and green vistas, Mother Nature at its best.

Interaction activity off the waters of Donsol, Pilar, Castilla, Magallanes, and Bacon of Sorsogon. A rare nature commune at the Mt. Bulusan Natural Park and its mystical Bulusan Mountain Lake Resort, with its exotic flora and fauna. The province's magnificently colorful dive sites and marine sanctuaries. Mysterious caves with interesting folk legends to explore.

Hot springs and healing mineral water spas to soak in, relax and unwind; the picturesque little islands within Sorsogon Bay and off Matnog, offering fine white, black or pink sand beaches. The historical landmarks, including old churches, ancient houses and monuments, historic ruins of baluartes, murallas, and astilleros or ancient shipyards, and local arts and crafts.

Coron Island

Coron Island or Calis Island is a big island across the bay just 20 minutes by motorboat from Coron Town as the Tagbanuas call it. Coron is a relatively recent discovery as a beautiful tourist spot. It is located in the northern part of Palawan, being a part of the Calamianes Islands composed of four municipalities Coron, Busuanga, Culion and Linapacan. 

Coron is located in Busuanga Island, being one of two municipalities therein and is the center of commerce and trade in the Calamianes. It is in island composed of towering limestone cliffs, coves, lakes, pockets of white beaches and all beautiful aspects one could think of of an island. The rock walls are undercut by waves and been exquisitely carved by wind and sea into sculpted forms and formations. It is a wonder to behold and is a photographer’s delight,

Boracay Beach

Boracay is one of the hottest travel destinations in the Philippines attracting thousands of foreign travelers every season. The world famous Boracay Island is located in Aklan province 345 kilometers. South of Manila. Boracay Philippines is a beautiful small island surrounded by coral reefs and located one kilometer north-west of Panay in the island Visayas. It is 7 kilometer long and 1 kilometer width at its narrowest point.

Boracay is made up of three little communities, Yapak in the north, Balabag in the middle, and Manoc-manoc in the south. Hilly elevations up to 100 meters above sea level characterize Yapak and Manoc-manoc. Intertwining trails link the small three villages together but sometimes may lead to a lush tropical jungles. Boracay Island is accessible by air from Manila or Cebu through the two principal air gateways: the Caticlan Airport and the Kalibo Airport. Public transportation and Electricity are remain relatively scarce.

Once on the island, you will find out that getting around is easy and simple. There are three categories of transportion: motorized tricycles and pedicabs shared with other passengers, individually rented motorbikes and bicycles, and shuttle service offered by some hotel owners. Taxi's are not available however, since everything in Boracay is more or less within walking distance, you will find most likely to join the majority of visitors moving around Boracay Island on foot.

The best part of Boracay is its 4 kilometer White Sand Beach, also known as the Long Beach by its residents. It is located at the West Coast between the villages of Balabag and Angol, and some experienced travelers claim it to be the Finest Beach of all Asia. The water is shallow, sand is finer and more brighter than any most beaches in the archipelago. There are about 350 beach hotel resorts with more than 2000 rooms to suit virtually everyone's taste.

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