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Summer Resorts, Holiday Resorts, Beach Resorts

Holiday Island ResortsFeel the breeze of summer at white-sand beaches or spend a relaxing stay at convenient resort destinations in the Philippines, a tourist country uniquely located between the Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea in Southeast Asia.

Be amazed by idyllic resort islands or commune with natural wonders one can find only in the Philippines. The Philippines boasts of unsullied beaches, spectacular sunsets, luxuriant pastoral lands, cool mountain resorts, impressive man-made resorts and dazzling islands. 

Video of Philippine Beaches


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How to go to Siargao

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How To Go To Hundred Islands

At Hundred Islands, the visitor may rent an island for one's own private beach for a day. Short boat rides take off from the village of Lucap to the Hundred Islands.     Disclaimer:

Will C-6 road remain a metropolis dream?


Patton Kim, a Korean businessman, is getting tired of traffic congestion in Metro Manila and its surrounding areas. Going to Tagaytay City, he says, takes half a day. 

Kim, a travel operator, knows too well that the traffic mess in Metro Manila is bad for the economy. If the situation does not improve, he has no choice but to promote other Asian tourist destinations, where traffic is a breeze. 

Boracay, world’s second best beach

Boracay Island was listed as the second best beach destination in the world and the No. 1 in Asia for the second year in a row, according to travel website TripAdvisor.  "At only 4.5 miles long, Boracay is small enough to navigate by rented bicycle or motorbike. But don't let its small size fool you — you'll have several excellent beaches to choose from," TripAdvisor said on its website.

The tiny island of Providenciales in Turks and Caicos was voted the world's best beach destination according to TripAdvisor's list, which is based on travellers' reviews and ratings.

Tourism Star Philippines

The Department of Tourism (DoT) has launched a new effort to boost visitor arrivals in the country by recognising people who have exhibited their commitment to tourism development with their investments, or excellent customer service.

The DOT unveiled its “Tourism Star Philippines,” which are awards meant to drive home the unique virtues of hospitality, fun and creativity of tourism projects that make visiting the Philippines a unique experience for tourists.

Tourism Jobs

The Department of Agriculture has launched a jobs fair to provide opportunities for those interested in working at tourism establishments such as hotels, restaurants, resorts, spas and leisure facilities. The First Tourism Jobs Fair held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) on April 6 to 8 , Tourism Secretary Joseph Ace Durano said more than 34,000 jobs are available to college graduates in Manila, Cebu and Davao in the first quarter of 2006 alone. more…

Danao Adventure Park, Bohol

Adventure sports in Danao Adventure Park in Bohol provinceBohol may be best known for the famous Chocolate Hills, Loboc River, century-old churches, and the iconic tarsier, but a small town within this pristine province proves that it goes beyond the typical must-sees listed in travel guidebooks.

Following its commitment to bring Philippine tourism beyond the usual destinations and attractions, the Department of Tourism (DOT) is strongly pushing for sustainable, community-based travel, increasing employment and boosting grassroots-led tourism efforts that enjoin everyone in the whole locality.

Secretary Ace Durano commended the endeavors initiated by the people of Danao, appreciating what they have, and actively promoting eco-adventures in their area. "Danao is a fourth-class municipality with first-rate leadership and first-class tourism experience. Bohol's natural beauty, matched with adventurous, creative minds, is reason enough for their huge growth potential in ecotourism."

Pagsanjan Falls in Laguna

Pagsanjan Falls

Pagsanjan Falls

A popular tourist destination, Pagsanjan Rapids and Falls is a series of 14 rapids punctuated by mini-waterfalls on the way to the main falls. Pagsanjan is a small Laguna town which served as the setting for Fracis Ford Coppola's film "Apocalypse Now."