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4 Beautiful Places to Stay at in the Philippines

The south-east Asian region is full of exotic islands and incredible beaches. A person can’t visit all of those places in his entire life even if he dedicates his entire life to travelling. Not just the number but also the versatility of places that one can find in that part of the world is beyond culpable imagination. No wonder, most of the countries situated in the region are gaining prolific tourist attraction. Although much of these tourists are restricted to Thailand or Malaysia, still one can’t ignore the fact that the charm of the Philippines is no lesser than any of the top tourism destinations.

For a matter of fact, it is much better for your pocket to travel to the Philippines rather than the two more popular countries. Frankly, you are going to get everything that you would expect from those popular destinations in the Philippines too and at the much lower budget. You can also get to stay in the most luxurious resorts of the country at cheaper prices using these Zenrooms Voucher. Here we will list out 4 beautiful places in the Philippines where you can stay and relish the travel escape.

El Nido

El nidoThis is one of the most beautiful islands in the world and it is impossible to not put it on this list as any travel list would be incomplete without a mention of El Nido. The island has a very epic rocky background, white pristine beaches, crystal clear marine waters and a very peaceful atmosphere to top it all. This island is located at the north of Palawan mainland. Of late, this island was listed on the list of the best islands of the world. Since then, there has been an exponential increase in the popularity of the place and the number of visitors has increased manifolds due to his popularity. Interestingly, the island receives as many local tourists as the international ones which goes to show the undoubted beauty that El Nido offers.

Chocolate Hills

Choclate HillsThese hills are considered to be a symbol of pride of the natives living in the Bohol Province where these hills are located. The Chocolate Hills got its name due to its unique property of changing the colour of soil during the wet and the dry season. It is usually brown in colour for the most periods of the year but changes too much lighter shade after getting wet due to the rains. This is a property which resembles the chocolate serum exhibit two different colours on different occasions. These hills offer a very unorthodox but splendid sight to the visitors. The Chocolate Hills cover an area of about 50 square kilometres and supposedly has over one thousand small hills spread across the area.

Boracay

BoracayIt is probably second to El Nido when it comes to popularity. This island is equally delightful and spectacularly beautiful place where people can enjoy the warm sun sitting on the white sand at the beaches. The place is also known for its extravagant nigh life which oozes vibrancy and charm like no other place in the country. Until the past few years prior to the time, El Nido shot to fame, Boracay used to be the most renowned tourist hub of the country. There are a plenty of fun activities on offer in the Boracay islands especially water sports. Although, Boracay has suffered the toll of heavy tourist traffic which has to lead to pollution and untidy beaches forcing the authorities to impose a restriction on the tourist visits for a period of over 6 months.

Coron Island

CoronThe Coron is a municipal territory that lies in the Palawan province of the country. The ‘Palawan’ was recently rated as the best island from the tourism point of view and it is only due to the places such as El Nido and Coron which make it unbelievably beautiful and exquisite place to visit. Coron Island is also a sibling of El Nido and possesses most of the features of its sibling. One can hire a small jet boat or a motorboat and experience some of the best views of the island and lagoons found near around. One of the most special places in the Coron is the exquisite Kayangan Lake that has the mesmerizing and captivating landscape which is picture perfect for your travel album. The surroundings of the lake are walled a give it a very unique and stunning appearance.

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4 Best Islands to Stay in the Philippines

Beyond the plush travel destinations such as Thailand and Malaysia, lies another beautiful nation that is no lesser majestic and explorable than the former two. The Philippines is a compilation of thousands of island, 7000 to be precise, that make it an exotic location in its entirety. But where out of those thousands of Island should you stay? It is really difficult to figure out one out of thousands for obvious reasons, more so if you are a first time visitor.

One thing that you would easily realize is the fact that the country is not overcrowded by tourists as is the case with Malaysian and Thai regions. This allows a more relaxed, well organized, extremely enjoyable and a much better trip beyond a shred of doubt. The country has a very humble and friendly local population which is really happy to help tourists.

The hotel prices in the Philippines vary depending upon the tourist season. The tourism is not that high between June to August while the period from November to April is regarded as the ideal season for tourists and it is during this period that hotel prices soar up. Although, here’s an advice. You can still get the better deals during the tourist seasons with the help of these Hotels.com Voucher Codes to get the hotel bookings done at pocket-friendly prices.

Here, I would share with you few awesome locations to stay in the Philippines if you are going to visit the country for the first time.

Boracay

palawan-Photo-from-Phil-Quest-Adventours-980x548This is a small island which is at a distance of 315 km in the south from the capital Manila. The area is known Western Visayas region and it lies northwest to Panay Islands. Boracay is famous for its exquisite beaches and clean seashores. The beaches here offer vivid kind of water sports along with mesmerizing parties in the nights. Even though, it should not be mistaken as an island for party lovers only. If you want to relax down the beach and enjoy the sunshine, you must go to station 4,5 and 6  for soothing and no disturbance environment. The station 1,2 and 3 are more crowded and people who like to hang out fill this place all the time in order to enjoy the moments.

Mindoro

f9c44a2d051698b9101bb572e70abb75This is an island situated off the coast of Luzon and towards the northeast Palawan. This is the seventh largest island in terms of area and has been underdeveloped for the large of its time. This makes it a very wild and adventurous place which is not disturbed by the human-made invention until recent times. There are many forests which have such a dense greenery that it is almost impossible to penetrate it. The local villages look ecstatic and their farms can mesmerize you to the core. The region also has a wide bay and a fishing village somewhat similar to those of Malaysia. You can enjoy an amazing experience of scuba diving on these coasts and celebrate a very organic nightlife too.

Camiguin Island

Mt.-Hibok-Hibok-from-White-BeachHave you ever been to a volcanic Island? Camiguin Island is one such volcanic island of this region and therefore it is highly recommended that you visit it no matter how. This region’s volcanoes have been unpredictable in their activities. The region receives a great rainfall and hence there is a lavish forest that covers the landscape for some beautiful sights. One thing which you would hardly disagree with is that the island is unique in its very own ways thanks to the volcanic eruptions and tectonic movements that ushered the tropical island. And yes, this island also has the 7th best diving spot in the world if you are interested.

Siargao

MAINIf anyone asks you the closest place to being a paradise on earth and you have visited Siargao at least once, it is highly unlikely that you would name any other place but Siargao. It is a small island which is known for its surfing compatibility as people from various regions come here for surfing. But if you are judging it for its surfing alone, then you are being unfair to its entirety. The place has one of the most gorgeous sightseeing locations that include peach white beaches, coral reefs and caves that are amazing, unbelievable mangrove forest, exquisite wildlife and natural waterfalls. Is it missing anything that you would have liked in your vision of paradise? I think ‘not’…

4 Caribbean Islands That Can Make Your Holidays Memorable

There are many things in life that keep us engaged and occupied. Most of the Professional people are mostly dealing with a lot of pressure and workload in their daily life and it has gone to an extent where people are forced to accept it as a part of their livelihood. Even though we can’t change the work culture that we all are a part of, but we can still manage a few moments of reprieve and replenishment to refresh our mind and body.

Holidays are the most special part of anyone’s life and if a person is wasting it for nothing, he is missing out on something very precious which he could have enjoyed. Not just me but the psychologists too agree with this notion that a change of surroundings can do wonders for a person’s life. And what’s a better place to relax than the Caribbean region? So here are a few Caribbean places that you must choose if you want to make your Holidays worthwhile.

Barbados

carlisle-bay-by-nightThis island is one of the most adventurous places of the Caribbean region. It is especially for those who seek fun in adventurous trips and adrenaline rush. Barbados has got very beautiful natural parks that would captivate any adventure seekers mind into an exploration hunt. The island has very lively water tides and therefore a dream place for lovers of surfing. The food available on the street shops is fabulous. There are many high-end restaurants too if you want. Barbados has a population full of party animals who love to party for no apparent reason and hence the city offers an amazing nightlife. The Island of Barbados is just meant for you if you want a fun filled joyous holidays.

Dominican Republic

Southwest-Dominican-Republic-HoneyTrek-12-1024x640The Dominican Republic is very colourful and vivacious place that is blessed with all kind of landscapes within its short and limited area. The place has sparkling sumptuous sand beaches with crystal clear sea, add to it the beautiful and wild inland rainforests and mesmerizing waterfalls. Last but not the least, it has 3 distinct landscapes ie desert, lake and mountain. So it isn’t hard to imagine how exhausting the place could be if you really want to explore every bit of it. This is, therefore, an ideal holiday destination for a week-long trip. You can book one of the best hotels across the region with these Bahia Principe Voucher Codes and get the best services at a budget price. You can get a very long list of things that you can do in the Dominican Republic that includes; playing Golf, scuba diving, windsurfing, fishing, watching whales, hiking, visiting nature parks, relaxing at the beach and what not…

Tobago

BC8T5E-1680x1050Tobago is one such place which you would find as a real tropical paradise. The island has a very explicitly dense greenery as it has got one of the oldest rainforests preserved in its original form. That makes it a gem of a place for hikers and trekkers walking through miles of raw natural foliage. There are awesome waterfalls in between which will tempt even the most hydrophilic person to have a dip in. Then you can enjoy the beautiful beaches for some soothing effect and go for deep sea diving to witness the enticing coral reefs and some of the wrecks sunk beneath the island. The place is filled with people who love to celebrate the essence of life and therefore cherish to get involved in traditional festivals and don’t miss out on the famous annual Jazz music festival.

Anguilla

anguilla0315-beachThis isn’t the most happening place of the Caribbean region but I would still recommend it to anyone who enjoys the feel of luxurious beaches and wants to explore the beauty of the sea. Due to less traffic of tourism, this place has a calm and soothing impact perfect for a person looking to get some peace of mind. The island has a plenty of fun offerings such as playing watersports, diving, sailing, beach volleyball etc. You can also get holiday villas on rent which are really budget friendly when compared to hotels. The place is really a heaven for all those who seek relaxation in their holidays.