Since you can already feel the season of holidays in the Philippines, why not prepare yourself with an exciting holiday plan for you and your family this coming Ber Months! Visit these remarkable locations to enjoy a one-of-kind experience. Featuring here are the top five must-visit locations that will surely satisfy your vacation needs.
1. Baguio City
Speaking of Christmas feels, no other place in the Philippines does it best than Baguio City because of its cool climate you can most definitely feel as if you were in another country just by the weather alone. Pair the climate with beautiful tourist spots and you have the perfect vacation spot this holiday season! You won’t run out of things to do in Baguio City wherein you can enjoy a boat ride in Burnham Park, absorb the scenery at Mines View Park and Camp John Hay or you can also visit the famous La Trinidad Strawberry Farm for the freshest and the most delicious Strawberry products in the entire country.’
Location: Baguio City, Benguet
2. Boracay Island
Although it’s the season of Ber Months it’s never too late to go to Boracay! Even if you don’t plan on swimming, Boracay Island has a lot in store for you. Aside from its stunning white beaches, Boracay has various tourist attractions such as Crystal Cove Island, Mount Luho, and The Boracay Oceanarium. This goes to show that Boracay isn’t just for summer but it’s also perfect for an exciting vacation.
Location: Boracay, Island in Malay, Aklan
3. Batanes Islands
When you need to remove yourself from the hustle and bustle of the city you need a place where you can fully embrace the calmness of nature and what better way to do this than to go to Batanes Islands. With its breathtaking views of the Ocean and the out-of-this-world sceneries and very friendly locals, Batanes has got to be the best place to enjoy a calm and isolated Staycation!
Location: Batanes Islands, Cagayan Valley
Located in the province of Cavite, Tagaytay has one of the most breathtaking sceneries in the entire country. You can spend your time here gazing at the beautiful scenery of Taal Lake or enjoy the many attractions here like the Picnic Grove, Sky Ranch Tagaytay, and People’s Park in the Sky. Whatever your Staycation needs maybe I’m sure Tagaytay has the right thing for you.
Location: Tagaytay City, Cavite
5. Vigan City, Ilocos, Sur
Take a trip back in time to the Spanish Era in Vigan City, with its well-preserved buildings, heritage, and culture you will surely find yourself transported as if you were in the 1800s. Stay at the various hotels styled in Spanish fashion and enjoy the local delicacies such as the Vigan Longganisa, Vigan Bagnet, and Sinanglao.
Location: Vigan City, Ilocos Sur
Wherever place you decide to go to I’m sure that these places won’t disappoint you, the Philippines is abundant with staycation worthy places that it won’t fit in this top five list but rest assured that these places are among the best options that you and your family can enjoy your vacation at, this holiday season.
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