The Philippines is well known for its beautiful beaches. Being a country made up of islands and having one of the longest coastlines in the world, it is no surprise that its coast will definitely be painted with amazing shores. White, cream and gray sand beaches are the typical ones, pink and black sand are quite rare, but golden sand is definitely strange and different! In the remote island of Jomalig in Quezon Province’s Polilio Group, golden sandy beach is a normal sight. But for…Continue Reading “Jomalig: The Golden Sand of Salibungot Beach”


Off the coast of mainland Surigao City is Siargao, an island consisting of eight municipalities of the province of Surigao del Norte. Hailed as surfing mecca of Mindanao, it is an emerging eco-tourism destination. No doubt, the roaring waves of the Pacific Ocean put the island into tourism map with the thick hollow tubes of Cloud 9 as its claim to fame not only in the Philippines but worldwide. But aside from the island’s great waves, Siargao also boasts of other equally interesting attractions that…Continue Reading “Siargao: Magpupungko Beach and Tidal Pools”

Alona Beach

Panglao Island is home to Bohols’s fine white sandy beaches and amazing scuba diving sites, and when talking of Panglao Island, Alona Beach will surely come out for being a favorite of beach lovers, sun worshippers and scuba divers! Alona Beach is considered heart of Panglao Island, many of the island’s restaurants, resorts and shops are located here since most of the activities are centered in this spot. It is situated on the southwest tip of Panglao Island fronting Bohol Sea and boasts of one…Continue Reading “Panglao: Alona’s Allure”


The Philippines is a country of amazing beaches, its coastline is one of the longest in the world, even longer than that of the United States of America. No wonder we have different kinds and colors of beaches – sugar fine, coarse, pebbly, boulders, white, black, cream, gray, gold, even pink. Wait, did I say Pink? Well… yes, pink! Such as the pink sand beach of Greater Sta. Cruz Island in Zamboanga City. Situated in Basilan Strait, just off the coast of the city proper…Continue Reading “Zamboanga City: The Pink Sand Beach of Sta. Cruz Island”


The Philippines, an archipelago of 7,107 islands, is known for its beautiful beaches. Its coastline, stretching at 37,653 kilometers, is the fourth longest in the world, longer than Australia and even the United States of America. But more than Boracay, Cebu or El Nido, there are other beaches perched in less touristy islands of the country. Unspoiled and unsploited hidden jewels that guarantee the same sun, sea and sand of the tropical Philippines such as in the Province of Romblon. Located at the center of…Continue Reading “The Beaches of Romblon Island”

Dako Island

The island of Siargao in Surigao del Norte has established itself as surfing Mecca not only of Mindanao but of the entire Philippines. Its prime surfing spot known as “Cloud 9” boasts of really great swells hailed as among the best in the world. Several international competitions are being held here every year specially on the surfing season, from August to December. But ever wonder what the island offers for non-surfers? Well, a lot actually! Off the coast of General Luna Poblacion are three white…Continue Reading “Island Hopping in Siargao”