So maybe you’re looking to spend your honeymoon on a dream vacation in the Philippines - no one can blame you, after all, the Philippines really is beautiful. You’ll find that there are many beautiful spots in this tropical paradise fit for a rendezvous for two. Check out these 10 best honeymoon spots in the Philippines!
Boracay is popular all over the world for its sandy beaches, clear waters and buzzing nightlife, but what many don’t know is that it also plays host to some of the most picturesque and serene places, perfect for a honeymoon. Boracay also has several hotels tucked away in more private areas, and they are pretty high-end too, complete with infinity pools, full-service spas and continental breakfast buffets to boot. Consider Boracay if you want to lay beside a gorgeous beach while enjoying the finer things in life.
Read more about awesome things to do in Boracay.
Address: Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines
Website: My Boracay Guide
2. Sagada, Mountain Province
If you’re the more outgoing and adventurous type - as in you’re not really keen on spending your honeymoon lazing around by the beach - then maybe Sagada might just be for you. Located way up in Mountain Province, Sagada boasts of being a natural wonder to many travelers, both local and international, who visit. You can enjoy the mountain view at Mt. Kiltepan, marvel at the Sugong hanging coffins and Kapay-a Rice Terraces, and then go spelunking in Sumaguing Cave. A rough estimate for a stay here would be around 9,000 PHP (178.80 USD) for 3 days and 2 nights.
Read more about things to do in Sagada.
Sagada, Mountain Province
Address: Sagada, Mountain Province, Luzon, Philippines
Price: from 178.80 USD
Website: Visit My Philippines: Sagada
3. Panglao, Bohol
Bohol is famous all over the world for its curious Chocolate Hills and adorable Tarsiers, but beyond that, what makes Bohol a great destination for honeymooners is its versatility. In one moment, you can be lying around the famed Panglao Island, taking a dip in its clear waters or taking a walk along Alona Beach, and the next you can be going on a river cruise in Loboc River after a day of getting up close and personal with Bohol’s legendary Tarsiers. You can do all this and more at rates starting at around 10,000-15,000 PHP (200-300 USD) for 4 days and 3 nights.
Address: Panglao Island, Bohol, Visayas Region, Philippines
Price: starting at 200-300 USD for 4 days and 3 nights
Website: Panglao Tourism
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4. Baguio City
Found in Benguet, Baguio City is known to be the coldest point in all of Luzon, which is why it’s one of the most popular tourist spots and getaway destinations in the Philippines. This city is perfect if you want to cozy up with your sweetheart while exploring many curious sights to see - you can pay a visit to the Burnham Park, check out Baguio’s rich strawberry fields, go to the Mines View Park for a serene afternoon, or take photos at the Lion’s Head. It’s also accessible from Manila by bus, so you wouldn’t have to spend much money going to Baguio.
Read our article on more things to do in Bagiuo City.
Address: Baguio City, Benguet
Price: from 40-100 USD depending on your itinerary
Website: Go Baguio
5. San Juan, La Union
San Juan, La Union is notorious for its gnarly waves and legendary surf scene, but if you’re the couple who likes to stay active and are fans of the surf, sand and sea, then San Juan may just be for you. San Juan, La Union isn’t as commercialized as Boracay, but is no stranger to welcoming numerous guests onto its shores, so you can stay at gorgeous, upscale resorts (with spas, bars, and live entertainment to boot) or choose to stay in artisan hostels if you want a quirkier, backpacker-esque experience.
San Juan, La Union
Price: from 100 USD per person for 3 days, 2 nights depending on itinerary and accommodations
Website: Visit My Philippines: San Juan
6. Pamalican Island
Pamalican Island is a small, off-the-beaten path destination, situated in between Palawan and Panay. If you’re the type of couple who loves to explore both land and sea, Pamalican Island should be on your list of honeymoon destination options. Here, you can go diving, where you get to see rich coral reefs and large turtles up close. You can go windsurfing, swim in the ocean, go sailing and snorkeling, and trek through Pamalican Island’s vast expanse of natural gems.
Address: Pamalican Island, Cuyo Islands, Sulu Sea, Philippines
Price: from 1,200 USD, depending on itinerary and accommodation
7. Batanes Island
Batanes is the northernmost island in the Philippines, and as such is rarely frequented by heaps of travelers and tourists. But even so, Batanes promises a romantic and quiet getaway, along with cool itineraries you can look forward to, like checking out historical stone houses, taking in the breathtaking Marlboro country scenery, and maybe even going for a romantic stroll in the Basco lighthouse overlooking a deep blue sea.
Batanes Island, Cagayan Valley, Philippines
Price: from 179 USD if on a budget, depending on itinerary
Visit the romantic streets of Vigan and walk on its historic cobblestoned streets. Ride the calesa and marvel at the old houses to feel that you are taken aback to the Spanish colonial era in the country. Wait for the night to fall as Calle Crisologo is most beautiful and romantic in the evening. Sit on the benches on the sides of the streets and just enjoy the view while the street looks golden under a dark sky. Dine al fresco in one of its street’s restaurants to immerse yourself with the romantic view. Enjoy a staycation in one of the beautiful boutique hotels along the streets and feel you’re inhabiting an old mansion of a bygone era.
Have a romantic getaway in Palawan. This place has been known to have some of the most beautiful, tropical islands in the world. This famous honeymoon destination offers you a variety of things to do from visiting Puerto Princesa Underground River, the seventh natural wonder of the world, to exploring Coron and El Nido to marvel at its limestone formations carved by nature and swim on its clear waters. You can also go island hopping and enjoy snorkeling to see coral reefs full of tropical marine life. This picture-perfect island has definitely something for every couple to enjoy. Moreover, there are incredible resorts and hotels to choose from that can serve as your home away from home while having your romantic adventure.
One of the perfect places to spend a romantic trip in the country is Tagaytay, a place that has full of couple’s activities. Due to Tagaytay’s cool temperature, it is an ideal place to spend a day hanging out with your partner while enjoying the magnificent view of Taal Volcano. Picnic Grove is one of the spots in the town where you can do this activity. Plus, you may also do tandem activities like ziplining and horseback riding. Meanwhile, you may also enjoy a dinner date on some of the dainty restaurants in the area and enjoy good food and conversation. If you feel like you need to rejuvenate, then you may spend your couple’s time on a wellness spa, and relax in one of the boutique hotels in town. Now, if you wanted to have a dreamy garden setting surrounded by flowers and everything nice, then visit Sonya’s garden, a popular proposal venue.
Fall in love all over again
Many travelers who have visited the Philippines’ lush beaches and abundant natural gems would say that it’s easy to fall in love with the Philippines’ wonders - and going to the Philippines to celebrate the love you share with your other half is bound to be a magical memory that will stay with you for a long time. Whether you’re a lover of the sea, you love trekking through forests or you enjoy exploring new cultures, you and your significant other are bound to find your sweet spot right here in this beautiful country. So pack your bags, and go explore the Philippines!
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