Are you looking for an offbeat destination to visit in the Philippines? No, we won’t be talking about the popular Metro manila or Cebu City. This piece is all about the untouched places in Philippines. Excited for some unknown yet fabulous places to explore in the island country? Here’s the list for you! Read on.
Bontoc in Mountain Province
It has been years that Bontoc has been lurked behind the popular neighbors, Banaue and Sagada. Fortunately, the place is seen flourishing and has got some buzz on the radar of tourism. If you are someone not much interested for an outdoor adventure in Philippines, this is the place for you – its awe-striking views and soaring mountain peaks make it a place of bliss. Allure the sights of Mount Kupapey, Maligcong Rice Terraces and Mount Fato.
Want to get away from the hustling city life for a day or two? Do you love beaches? If your answer to both these questions is yes, nothing can be a better destination than Siquijor. Though it is turning into a known travel spot of the country, there are areas that are still underdeveloped. The island is barely seen with street lights or having public transport. You will have a lot to see and observe, from the historic and natural attractions such as Lazi Church, Paliton Beach, Cambugahay Falls, Guiwanon Spring Park, the Enchanted Balete Tree, Kagusuan Beach and Salagdoong Beach.
Mati City in Davao Oriental
Until one fine day when the skim boarding competition came under the spotlight, Mati was the hidden treasure of Davao Oriental. Now known as the rising star of the tourism scene in Mindanao, Mati is replete with unbelievable surprises for the ones who love to explore. It is one of the underrated places in the Philippines but this is what makes it a clean, beautiful and less crowded tourist spot in the archipelago! You will enjoy skim boarding, surfing and also an ultra-light plane ride.
Kaparkan Falls in Abra
At first looking at this magnificent falls in Abra, you might find it quite similar with the popular terraced waterfall in Laos or Vietnam. You can watch this splendid natural attraction, the spring terraces on your visit to Caganayan in Abra. While getting to the spot, you will come across a refreshing and pleasant view of nature. The cold waters of the fall are so refreshing that it will soothe and relax your tired muscles and eliminate stress.
One of the emerging destinations in the Philippines is the Catanduanes where you get to have a feast for your eyes looking at the spectacular landscapes around, taking you back to the Batanes. Yes, it is that beautiful! The majestic mountain tops and grasslands, the high cliffs and amazing rock formations, make for a perfect getaway from the packed cities of the Philippines. The place is also home to some interesting sights.
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Carnaza Island in Cebu
Even if you already planned a trip to Cebu and the flights have been booked, you still have a chance to find a soul satisfying place there. No, we dare not say Cebu is boring but when talking about offbeat location, the city of Cebu definitely doesn’t count on the list. Carnaza can give you the desired escape to a peaceful and charming location. You will find an array of beautiful sights in the island to unleash your soul like the magnificent rock formations, bright white sands and clear waters. What makes it more special is its location – close to the Masbate’s la Manok Island and Malapascua Island.
Onuk Island in Palawan
Though last on the list, but Onuk Island is one of the hidden tourist spots in the Philippines that shouldn’t be missed out by travelers seeking solace. To make it clear, you might need to make a lot of effort and held your horses stronger to reach the place but it is worth it. A trip to Onuk Island will give you memories that will last forever. Its superb sandbars, white sandy shores and breathtaking views of the red corals offers a taste of heaven on Earth. Make sure you visit this remote yet extremely beautiful island when on a trip to Philippines. Do not miss our catching the sight of brainy dolphins, whale sharks and sea turtles.
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