For soul-searching solo
These spots are cultural landscapes that show people's harmony with nature. They're perfect for self-discovery since you'll feel like a speck in the grand scheme of things—a speck who's lucky enough to be where she's at, a speck who can love or has loved (for all you heartbroken people out there), and a speck who can lead her life with the help of other people.
Banaue Rice Terraces, Ifugao
Sagada, Mountain Province
The view from the highest point of Halsema Highway (7,400 feet above sea level) is worth the winding ride up. (Make sure to drive safely!)
For fun with the barkada
Here are activities that'll make your heart beat fast with the craziest and wildest people you love. If your body's not sore the following day, you didn't go all out.
Wakeboarding in Republ1c Wake Park, Nuvali
Camping in Anawangin Cove, Zambales
The fine sand, the sea, and the pine trees (you can smell them!) make this place ideal. Get your grills ready!
Surfing in Siargao
Whitewater rafting in Cagayan de Oro
You'll have a breathtaking view of the green mountains as you paddle through the rapids. You can also swim in the Cagayan River!
For a romantic getaway
You can have a peaceful swim in the blue waters of Enchanted Cave and hear water drop from the stalactites.
You can have a view of the beach at sunset (and take couple pictures) at Cape Bolinao Lighthouse.
Cruise the Loboc River while having lunch in one of the floating restaurants. (Don't forget to make reservations!)
Bellevue Resort's got the white sand and the amenities for all the water sports you want to do.
Have a farm to table experience overlooking the sea at the Bee Farm where the hearty and healthy dishes won't make you feel guilty about second orders.
Talisay, Negros Occidental
You can spend the day exploring the gardens and the interiors of The Ruins; a tour will let you in on its history.
You can totally stay until nighttime there. See why?
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