Beach Life in The Philippines

Panglao, Palawan, Boracay

From £4200 per person in low season

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  • World class diving location including World War II Japanese shipwrecks

  • Fantastic kayaking opportunities around Coron Island

  • Striking limestone scenery

  • Visit the stunning Chocolate Hill mountains on Bohol Island

  • Enjoy the powder white sand and turquoise sea of White Sand Beach on Boracay Island

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The Philippines has a tropical climate. Generally, the dry season runs from November to May, with scattered showers between June and October. January is usually the coolest month, with temperatures averaging about 25°C, and May the hottest, with an average temperature of about 28°C.

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Be sure to venture off for a day to Coron Island for some kayaking around the beautiful limestone scenery and snorkelling in the pristine clear waters.

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Itinerary

A fantastic island hopping experience, perfect for the adventurous that enjoy water sports and being pampered on remote palm tree-fringed, turquoise seas, white sandy beaches.

Island hopping The Philippines is the best way to explore some of the over 7,000 islands in the country. With the white sandy beaches, turquoise seas and an abundance of water sports you are spoilt for choice.

Discover Panglao Island, and Amorita, which stands high on a cliff at the eastern end of Alona Beach, where it commands wonderful views of the beach and the sea beyond. Amorita is an intimate boutique hotel and as its name suggests, is perfect for honeymooners with a romantic atmosphere. Its location is ideal for exploring the wonders of Panglao and Bohol. For sun worshippers you can enjoy some of the best beaches in the Philippines, Momo beach is particularly special as it remains very much unspoilt. If you are fascinated by marine life, head underwater to explore it by diving or snorkelling, alternatively you can stay above water and watch dolphins. Amorita also provides a superb Bohol sightseeing tour which takes you to the main attractions in the province, such as the Chocolate Hills, the man-made Forest and to see the Tarsier monkeys. At night, there are several bars and restaurants nearby for you to venture to, or you can of course stay within the quiet vicinity of the hotel and enjoy a private dinner for two.

Next island hop is over to Bulalacao Island to the Two Seasons Island Resort & Spa, which is located in the remote northern Palawan region, just off Coron Island. It is set with a beautiful backdrop of crystal clear seas and very impressive limestone scenery, whilst boasting picture perfect beaches, along with a sandbar that connects to an islet that hosts a vibrant house reef. There are plenty of activities to enjoy from a large choice of watersports, such as paddle boards and boats, catamarans, kayaking, water skiing, kiteboarding, windsurfing and even a hydrobob submersible scooter to name just a few. An absolute must is a day trip to Coron Island to take in the most incredible limestone formation scenery and enjoy kayaking and snorkelling around lagoons and lakes.

Finally, it’s a short flight to Boracay Island, which is ideal for those that seek a bit of atmosphere, as it boasts a variety of restaurants and bars to keep you entertained. Perfectly positioned on a little slice of paradise on famous White Sand Beach, Fridays Boracay boasts an enviable location. The resort is nestled amongst tropical gardens and shady coconut trees. If you can tear yourself away from simply relaxing on the pristine white powder sandy beach or by the freshwater swimming pool, there are plenty of activities on offer from water sports, diving and pampering massages to the hotel being able to arrange fly fishing, mountain biking, sailing and kite surfing.

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  1. Fly to Manila

  2. Days 1-5: Amorita Resort

    Panglao, Philippines

    Amorita stands high on a cliff at the eastern end of Alona Beach, where it commands wonderful views of the beach and the sea beyond. Amorita is an intimate boutique hotel and as its name suggests, is perfect for honeymooners with a romantic atmosphere.

  3. Days 5-9: Two Seasons Island Resort & Spa

    Palawan, Philippines

    Two Seasons Island Resort is surrounded by turquoise seas, pristine white sandy beaches and tropical coconut trees. It is renowned to boast first class diving including World War II Japanese shipwrecks and striking limestone scenery formations.

  4. Days 9-13: Fridays Boracay

    Boracay, Philippines

    A charming, authentic boutique hotel, located directly on eye-catching White Sand Beach, which has been voted internationally as one of the top ten best beaches in the world for many years.

  5. Fly home from Manila

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Panglao, Palawan, Boracay

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