Anniversary Getaways in the Philippines
For your next romantic milestone, whether a monthsary or anniversary, here are the 7 Anniversary Getaways in the Philippines.
The Philippines, the country home to white-sand beaches, historical locations and astounding sights has a lot to offer. Travel with your partner to discover new places, gain new experiences and create new memories.
Baguio is perch high in the Cordillera Central Mountains. It’s the best place in the Philippines to escape the heat. Since it’s not generally cool in the Metro, it’s a great place to chill down, especially with your special someone.
Visit Baguio and have a cozy vacation with your loved one.
You can go strawberry picking with your loved one. Horseback riding seems to be a charming thing to do as well. Even having a simple stroll around Burnham Park sounds romantic too.
White Island, Camiguin
You’ve never been to Camiguin if you’ve never set foot on it’s amazing White Island.
It often looks like a boomerang, but the island’s shape changes according to the tides. It is uninhabited and there are no permanent concrete structures here — no houses, no towers, no resorts. Even trees are absent here. It’s just a beautiful dump of fine white sand.
Do whatever you like – sunbathing, swimming, and snorkeling. White Island makes a good photoshoot location with the towering Mount Hibok-hibok as your natural backdrop.
Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar, Bataan
A fine showcase of Filipino history and craftsmanship, Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar in Bataan takes you back to the 18th-century Philippines in the flash of an eye.
Architectural pieces of a bygone era, from different parts of the country, were reconstructed brick by brick, plank by plank. The noble-class mansions, wooden stilt houses, and a grand main building made of stone stand proudly in a village of cobblestone streets.
To add up to the ambiance, a backdrop of majestic mountains, expansive rice fields, and a running river that flows to the sea, are found in the vast property – a great photoshoot location.
This resort in Bataan is a living museum of Philippine heritage.
You and your partner will surely be entertained, and relaxed. Make sure to visit the Napiya Spa, swimming pool, private beach, and gaming center. Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar takes pride in giving you a glimpse of the past, reliving the age-old yet distinctive Filipino traditions while providing the luxuries and comforts of modern times.
This province has a wide range of romantic retreats in store, most of them tucked away in private islands and ranging from delightfully pastoral to the profligately luxurious. The natural setting of the country’s widely acknowledged last frontier makes an ideal backdrop for shared adventures and quiet evenings. Couples can explore marine life and mountain flora and fauna.
Go on a firefly cruise, marvel at the naturally carved surreal landscape of Karst islands and cliffs rising from the clear turquoise waters, or enjoy a sunset dinner on the soft white sand beaches.
Wave “kumusta” to endangered animals at the Calauit Game Preserve and Wildlife Sanctuary or explore the Japanese shipwrecks of Coron Island, regarded as one of the best dive sites in the world. Lastly, a guided boat tour at the Puerto Princesa Underground River will take your breath away.
A short southward ride away from Manila is an underrated city hiding in plain sight. The breezy city on a crest has numerous B&B catering to couples looking to get away for Valentine relaxation.
The main highlight here is the view of the Taal Volcano and the mountain atmosphere. Most hotels have special cuisine and spa services to cap off the entire experience, and beyond the in-house offerings, there is a wealth of choices for restaurants & spas throughout the city.
One of Luzon’s hidden gems, Baler is located five-hour ride north-east of Manila. Baler, Aurora, is the place to be for sporty couples who want an action-filled Valentine’s Day. You can visit several of the beaches, among them Sabang Beach and Digisit Beach. You can even have a nice romantic trek to Ditumabo Falls and have a picnic. Finally, your trip won’t be complete without surfing since Baler is dubbed to be the birthplace of surfing in the Philippines.
Smallest in population and smallest in land area, the Batanes will transport you to a different world full of simple pleasures and raw nature.
Situated at the northernmost tip of the Philippines, encompassed 10 luscious islands, with their adobe houses, rolling hills, and craggy cliffs, creating perhaps the most distinctive landscapes in the country. The solid, rustic feel of the pristine countryside gives a sense of time standing still in the province. A very romantic old-world feeling indeed, especially if you’re with the love of your life.
Batanes’ 3 main islands – Batan, Itbayat, and Sabtang – offer rugged beaches, Old Spanish structures like churches and lighthouses and robust but welcoming natives, setting the scene for a few days of exploration and discovery.
There you have it! The 7 dreamy destinations for your romantic escapades. Got more to share? Please drop your suggestions in the comments section below.