Honeymoon in the Philippines

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The Philippines is the perfect honeymoon destination for couples seeking seclusion and tranquillity. This huge archipelago of 7,000 islands sits among the warm, turquoise waters of the western Pacific Ocean. In the water, expect to see colourful tropical fish and corals, and on the coast, enjoy sunbathing on clean, white beaches. The Philippines is the ultimate honeymoon destination for couples seeking romance and relaxation.

What makes the Philippines a great honeymoon destination?

A Philippines honeymoon can be as relaxing or adventurous as you like. The white, sandy beaches fringed by gorgeous palm trees are perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and strolling hand-in-hand. But couples seeking adventure will find plenty of fun activities to enjoy, such as diving, hiking and even extreme sports. What's more, on your honeymoon in the Philippines, you can stay in one of the country's many luxury hotels, which often feature fine-dining restaurants and spa facilities.

Best honeymoon activities and experiences in the Philippines

A Philippines honeymoon provides a wide range of romantic activity options. Couples can spend their days hiking in rainforests, walking along secluded beaches, kayaking around the islands, or snorkeling on the picturesque reefs. Here are the best experiences to book.

Explore waterfalls in Sagada

This island is known for its beautiful scenery and it’s the place to go if you want to hike and swim in pools beneath gushing waterfalls. Some of the best hikes in the region are to Bokong Waterfalls, Sumaguing Cave, and the stunning Echo Valley.

Get the adrenaline pumping at Tagaytay

A popular resort town in the Philippines, you will find plenty of fun activities here. Go zip-lining through forests, horseback riding along nature trails, or try some of the thrill rides at the Sky Ranch Theme Park.

Scale the Taal Volcano

The Taal Volcano is impressive at any time of day, but come here at sunset for the ultimate romantic experience. A guided hike to the top of the volcano is well worth the experience, and you’ll enjoy spectacular views from its summit.

Get active on the sand in Paoay

Paoay is a brilliant adventure travel destination, as it’s home to rolling sand dunes that are ideal for exciting activities. Book a guided safari in a 4x4 and you’ll hurtle over the dunes, a truly thrilling experience. Or try your hand at sand boarding, a sure-fire adrenaline rush.

Explore Rizal Park and Shrine

Learn about the history of the Philippines on a guided tour of this 16-hectare estate near Dapitan City. The beautiful buildings, such as St James Church and Casa Real, are a pleasure to explore and tell the story of a bygone era in the Philippines when the Spanish ruled over these islands.

Tips for planning a honeymoon in the Philippines

Keep in mind that the rainy season lasts from June to October in the Philippines, so if you want to spend your days relaxing on the beach, it is best to avoid this time of the year. Summer in the Philippines is very hot so you will need to pack plenty of sunscreen.

When to go in The Philippines?

The best time of year to visit the Philippines is from mid-December to mid-May, when the risk of typhoons is at its lowest. Definitely opt for this period if possible, though you should be aware that the Banaue rice terraces are actually at their most beautiful in June and July.
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