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10 Most Popular Islands to Visit in the Philippines.

Here are the Top 10 Most Popular Islands to Visit in the Philippines,

This ranking is base on tourist arrival census of the local Government where the island belonged.

So, when you are planning for a holiday soon and you want only to visit either to party or to just solely enjoy the lesser crowds.

#1 Boracay, Aklan

On top of its pristine White Sand Beaches and the popular Boracay White Beach, and its proximity to all the surrounding main islands in the Philippines, with more flights - meaning cheaper flights, this what makes this island getaway a favourite with locals and international travellers wanted a quick getaway.

So what are you waiting for, book a flight!

#2 Cebu, Philippines

The queen city of the south, and formerly the capital of the Philippines, located at the very center of the Philippines Islands.

Beautiful beaches, food culture melting pot, night life, and outdoor adventure - all in one destination!

#3 Bohol, Philippines

One of the most popular destinations for travelling families - international and locals alike, and solo travellers! Its amazing countryside, with a UNESCO SITE, plus beautiful islands and beaches!

#4 Puerto Princesa, Palawan

The gateway to the most beautiful island in the world, gaining a lot of international travellers arrivals for the past 5 years!


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#5 El Nido, Palawan

Being consistent in many prestigious travel magazines as one of the best islands to visit in the world, meaning, a lot of travellers want to visit this place to simply to know personally why.

Only one airline is currently flying directly to this beautiful destination, but there are more in Puerto Princesa but you need to take a 5 hour ride to reach this destination Paradise.

#6 Coron, Palawan

A divers haven, but wait, no this is not only of divers, for nature lovers too!

Beautiful islands, corals, white sand beaches, and Japanese sunken boats from WW2 can also be seen in the surface due to its crystal clear water.

#7 Siargao Island, Surigao

Siargao is an island of nine municipalities in the province of Surigao del Norte. Known as the “Surfing Capital of the Philippines”, Siargao is mainly responsible for introducing surfing to the country.

Apart from surfing, Siargao is also open to other activities such as cave explorations, rock climbing. Other than that, Siargao Island is never short of beautiful islands and beaches to explore.

#8 Siquijor Island

Known as the mystic island, it is said to be that, witch craft is practiced in some part of the island, famous with love potions - so if you are looking for someone to like you and seems impossible - head to this mystic island paradise.

Wait again, this is a beautiful island few hours away from Dumaguete by boat, you can explore the island by driving a scooter around it via coastal roads in one day! That includes a swim in one of its many beautiful beaches!

#9 Malapascua Island, Cebu

Famous for being a diving destination in Cebu, Malapascua has become one of Cebu's major tourist destinations this summer.

Malapascua became known in the early 1990s as a dive destination. Prior to this, the island was known for its wide white sand beach, known as Bounty Beach; it has also become known for its beautiful coral gardens, coral walls and excellent local dive spots, as well as further-out sites including Gato Island, Monad Shoal, and Kemod Shoal. Monad Shoal is an underwater plateau where thresher sharks and manta rays can regularly be sighted.

#10 Bantayan Island, Cebu

Bantayan Island, located at the northernmost tip of Cebu, boasts stunning beaches and eco-tourism sites where you can do sightseeing, swimming, cliff diving, island-hopping, kayaking, and even skydiving.

Aside from being a beach destination, Bantayan Island is also a fishing community. It plays Cebu's fishing grounds, supplying fresh catch to towns and provinces as far as Manila and Mindanao. They’re famous for their danggit (dried fish).

Because of this, you’ll be sure to fill your days with food tours feasting on the freshest seafood dishes for a lower price during your trip to Bantayan Island.

Idyllic beach trips, island-hopping, exciting water activities, and inland tours, to gastronomic seafood adventures await you in Bantayan Island. Use this ultimate travel guide to plan your trip to this paradise in Cebu.

For Tours and Activities,

Check out Lagum Adventure (El Nido Adventure Tour) Website,


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