8 destinations to explore in Western Visayas
Western Visayas is a region in the Visayas in the Philippines. It consists of the major island of Panay and the smaller Guimaras, as well as several outlying islands. The region is home to a world-famous beach of Boracay which is off the coast of Malay.
The province features high geographic diversity, ranging from white sandy beaches, mangroves and mountainous landscapes.
The coastal areas in Antique are famous for scuba diving. Starting from the southern town of Antique tourists can drop by Sira-an Hot Spring, claimed to be a medical spring.
It is notable for its MassKara Festival held during the third week of October and is known for being a relatively friendly city, as it bears the nickname "The City of Smiles".
Capiz is known for the Placuna placenta oyster shell and is used for decoration and making lampshades, trays, windows, and doors. The province is also known as the "Seafood Capital of the Philippines".
The island is located in the Panay Gulf, between the islands of Panay and Negros. It is well known for its sweet mangoes.
Iloilo City, officially the City of Iloilo is a 1st class highly urbanized city on Panay Island in Western Visayas, Philippines. The city is the regional hub of education, healthcare, tourism, culture, industry, and economy in Western Visayas
Iloilo is a province of the Philippines, located in the center of the Philippine archipelago. It is nicknamed “the Heart of the Philippines”.
Map of destinations in Western Visayas