20 Beautiful Places in the Philippines for Your Bucket List

The Philippines is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular destinations in Southeast Asia, but with well over 7,000 islands to choose from, deciding which are the most beautiful places in the Philippines to visit, can be challenge.

To inspire your next adventure, here are the most beautiful places in the Philippines!


El Nido is the perfect picture of the Philippines. It’s tropical, it’s adventurous and it’s outrageously beautiful.

El Nido

If you’re looking for the quintessential Philippines, then look no further than Pass Island. Part of the wider Calamianes Islands, Pass Island is located further north of the major tourist spots around Coron Island.

Pass Island

This freshwater lagoon is steeped in local legend, and can only be reached by a sharp ascent over wooden ladders that lead over the jagged limestone rocks.

Kayangan Lake

Rice Terraces of Banaue

The Rice Terraces of Banaue are a UNESCO World Heritage-listed destination, where for centuries the locals have carved the hillsides and mountain slopes into terraces for growing rice.

The Taal Volcano is one of the most beautiful places in the Philippines because there are few other places in the world where you can find a volcanic crater that’s formed within a lake, which is itself found inside a larger volcanic crater.

Taal Volcano

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