11 Beaches in Philippines that you should visit - With photos & details

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11 Beaches to explore in Philippines

The Philippines, island country of Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. It is an archipelago consisting of some 7,100 islands and islets lying about 500 miles off the coast of Vietnam.

Alona BeachAlona Beach, Bohol, Philippines

This famed tourist attraction quickly became a crowd favorite among local and foreign travelers looking for a relaxing escape from the city. Its wonderful white sand beaches, stunning reefs, and crystal clear waters will surely leave you fascinated. Daily a lot of tourists visits this place every day.

Cagwait White BeachCagwait, Surigao del Sur, Philippines

The beach is situated in the town of Cagwait, Surigao del Sur. Today, the beach is recognized as the “Boracay of Caraga” where the yearly Kaliguan Festival is held every 24th of June. It is visited by many people during the summer season. There are affordable cottages in the area that are for rent. The management of the beach is done by the local people. They are very nice and hospitable.

Calaguas IslandMangcawayan, Calaguas, Vinzons, Camarines Norte, Philippines

Calaguas is a group of islands in the Pacific area under the jurisdiction of the Province of Camarines Norte, a merely two-hour boat ride from the mainland. It has a powdery white sand beach, crystal-clear waters, and unspoiled natural resources, a place where one can truly relax while enjoying the pristine beauty and the climate of this island. It is famous among tourists by its nature.

Camayan BeachCamayan Beach, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines

A beautiiful beach which was located in the heart of the Bataan and is very famous for the white sands and the beach is very tourist friendly . The beach resort has a coastal length of around 3.2 kilometres (2.0 mi) total, which includes two coves.

Chamantad-Tinyan ViewpointSabtang, Batanes, Philippines

Chamantad-Tinyan Viewpoint offers a panoramic view of Chamantad Cove and the rolling hills of the villages of Tinyan.

Crocodile IslandCrocodile Island, Santa Ana, Philippines

The island consists of a small long rock formation that looks like a crocodile resting on the sand.

Honda BayPuerto Princesa North Road, Sta. Lourdes Tagbanua, Puerto Princesa, 5300 Palawan, Philippines

Honda Bay is one of Puerto Princesa’s main attraction thanks to the many beautiful islands present in the bay. Island hopping in Honda Bay is on most tourists’ bucket list when visiting Palawan and makes a perfect day trip from Puerto Princesa.  It is famous for its white-sand beaches and its cool environment.

MacArthur Landing Memorial ParkPalo, Leyte, Philippines

Located at Red Beach, Palo, the Leyte Landing Memorial is a park reminding us of an important event in history — the return of Gen. Douglas MacArthur. This was the fulfillment of his promise to the Filipino people to come back an help free the Philippines from the Japanese. At the heart of the park, by the beach, is a manmade pool with bigger than life bronze statues of Gen. MacArthur, President Sergio Osmena, Jr. and more.

Morong BeachSabtang, Batanes, Philippines

It is a beautiful beach located on the Sabine island of Batanes province. There is an incredible natural stone formation called Nakabuang Arch boosting the beauty of Morong Beach.

Panglao IslandPanglao Island, Bohol, Philippines

Panglao is a famous tourist destination for its white-sand beaches and world-class diving sites. Panglao is very accessible to other natural wonders of Bohol such as the Chocolate Hills, the countless springs, rivers, falls and caves, and the ever cute tarsier, the smallest primate in the world. Panglao beaches attract both local Filipino and foreign visitors alike. Many resorts and hotels have sprung up right along the beaches and some a bit inland.

Valugan Boulder BeachContra Costa Rd, Basco, Batanes, Philippines

The beach is known for its smooth boulders that line the shoreline, which stretches for miles.