White Goes On In The Beach

Philippines

The Philippines is one big tropical paradise. Imagine being surrounded by deep blue skies while walking on the shore as you admire the golden hour. Just perfect! With over 7,000 islands dotting the map, it's easy to find a destination where you can put your shades on and unwind. Even though Boracay consistently tops people's summer bucket list, there are other white sand beaches waiting for your visit. Here are postcard-perfect white sand beaches for your dose of vitamin sea!

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Long Beach

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Puerto Princesa, Philippines • Recommendation • 

Known as the longest white sand beach in the Philippines, wear your sun hat as you stroll on Long Beach. Coconut trees line the 14.7km beachfront, overlooking cerulean waves that play with the gentle sea breeze. You'll see more of Long Beach's breathtaking beauty while riding a habal-habal (motorcycle-taxi), so make sure to rent one!

  • Long Beach, Philippines

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Anguib Beach

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Tuguegarao City, Philippines • Recommendation • 

Known as Boracay of the North, Anguib Beach resembles a beautiful nature painting come to life. A medley of blue pastel shades paints the crystal waters, with chalk-white sand serving as a carpet for beachgoers exploring this beautiful paradise. Walk further, and you might catch a glimpse of some birds flying from tree to tree. Anguib Beach also has camping areas where you can stay and chill without any distractions.

  • Santa Ana, Cagayan, Philippines

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Bon Bon Beach

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Roxas City, Philippines • Recommendation • 

There's more to Romblon than meets the eye. Apart from Romblon's thriving handicraft industry, it also has picture-perfect beaches that are truly worth your time, especially Bon Bon Beach. Welcome the sunrise with optimism as you walk on a stretch of marble-white sand. There are no commercial establishments around the beach as it’s private property, and everybody is encouraged to maintain its pristine ambiance.

  • Bon Bon Beach, Romblon, Philippines

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Sandira Beach

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Cadiz, Philippines • Recommendation • 

Once you reach the entry point of Sandira Beach in Santa Fe, you'll be transported in a paradise of turquoise waters and fine, white sand. Take a dip in the clear waters or lay down a mat while sipping on a nice cocktail. A warm shade of orange daubs Sandira Beach during sunset—it's a majestic view that deserves to be immortalized in your phone gallery.

  • Sandira Beach, Santa Fe, Cebu, Philippines

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Nacpan Beach

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Puerto Princesa, Philippines • Recommendation • 

This four-kilometer beachfront of pearly white sand screams summertime in every corner. Under the cloudy skies of El Nido is Nacpan Beach's azure waters gleefully playing with beachgoers taking a dip. There are many restaurants here that offer delicious food at budget-friendly prices. After a refreshing swim, trek into a hill where you'll see the breathtaking view of Nacpan and Calitang Beaches. Yes, this heavenly paradise exists!

  • El Nido, Palawan, Philippines

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Banul Beach

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San Jose, Philippines • Recommendation • 

Colossal limestone walls and sparkly white sand immediately welcome anyone who's visiting Banul Beach. You can snorkel and have a close look at the spectacular aquatic scenery. Feel free to bring your own food to enjoy in open-air cottages. While you’re here, plan a whole adventure of the many other serene spots in Coron. Tip: Schedule your beach getaway early because people usually flock Banul Beach in the afternoon.

  • Banul Beach, Coron, Palawan, Philippines

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Salagdoong Beach

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Dumaguete, Philippines • Recommendation • 

Nestled in the town of Maria, Salagdoong Beach is your beautiful weekend hideout where everything is laid-back. The beach's white sand is smooth as silk, and its cerulean waters are captivating enough to entice you for a quick plunge. Perhaps, snorkeling and kayaking may pique your interest more. A gigantic cliff here also awaits jumping adrenaline junkies!

  • Salagdoong Beach, Maria, Philippines

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White Island

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines • Memory • 

Many locals visit White Island, and for good reason. You can sunbathe on the fine white sand or see Camiguin's beautiful marine life once you dive into its riveting waters. There aren't many trees around to offer you shade, but you can rent large colorful umbrellas. The weather might be humid, but honestly, a picture-perfect view of Mt Hibok Hibok makes the whole trip worth it

  • White Island, Philippines

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Cresta De Gallo Island

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Roxas City, Philippines • Recommendation • 

Another picturesque island in the province of Romblon, Cresta De Gallo Island, makes anyone feel like pure-blooded sea royalty because of its captivating ambiance. Walk on the long pearly white sandbar and you'll see corals resting on the deep blue waters of Cresta De Gallo Island. Overnight campings are permitted, and if you still have some energy left, there's a nearby cliff here where you can do some cliff diving tricks.

  • Cresta De Gallo Island, Philippines

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Maniwaya Island

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Lucena, Philippines • Recommendation • 

This heart-shaped island in the province of Marinduque can be your new hideout from the noisy city life of Manila. Soak up the sun while walking in Palad Sand Bar or make Ungab Rock Formation as your backdrop for a new summer photo. Plan your trip early because the island tends to be a little crowded, especially during weekends.

  • Marinduque, Philippines

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About Philippines

The 7,107 islands of the Pearl of the Orient Seas boast of cultures, language, sounds, and sights that are as lively as its people

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