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Top 10 White Sand Beaches in the Philippines

The Philippine is among the Top 10 Countries all over the world that featured on the British travel guidebook “Rough Guides” which considered one of the most preferred destinations of avid travelers and nature lovers in the world.

According to Rough Guides’ 2014 edition, the Philippines’ has made it to the 10th place along with other beautiful tourist destinations and culturally-rich countries in the world. Rough Guides is citing the natural places that “must see” in the country which include the beautiful formation of the limestone island in El Nido, Palawan, the super-white-sand of Boracay Island, the coasts of Coron with its beautiful white sand beaches and the pristine mountain lakes and the Peurto Gallera.

In this article, the Attracttour.com team travelers have come up the Top-10 white sand beaches all over the Philippines according to our traveler’s preferences as we make fair comparison based on the high quality white sand in every beach in our list.

Below is the list of the Top-10 beaches in the Philippines that you must put into your priority list of travel destination. It’s promising and surprising, no wonder that the Philippines is making its way to the 10th place favorite tourists destination in the world, says the Rough Guides 2014 edition.

Here is our Top 10 white sand beaches in the Philippines listed from the first place down to the tenth place.

1. Boracay Island

Boracay Beach

Boracay white sand is the one attract most in the place

The best of the island is the 4-kilometer long refined-sugar-like-sand and the crystal clear water of Boracay Island considered the most typical attractour in the province of Aklan, Philippines. Boracay is publicized as the finest white sand not only in all Asia’s beaches but all over the world.

2. Pagudpud Beach

photo credit to polarisbeachhouse.wordpress.com

photo credit to polarisbeachhouse.wordpress.com

Pagudpud is known to have the longest highway of white sand with huge waves and tough wind. This is the place in the Philippines that can compare Hawaii. Added to the beautiful highway of white sand and clear blue water, Pagudpud is surrounded with many tourists’ attraction that makes the place ranked in No.2 among the Top 10 most visited tourists spot of the country according to tourism.gov.ph.

The beach offers outstanding activities to all diving enthusiasts like wave and wind surfing, diving, sunbathing and many other activities you can do in the beach.

Accommodation to all visitors both domestic and foreign is a hassle free. There are many hotels with fully air-condition rooms to stay overnight with full security measure to safeguard valued guests.

Pagudpud is located at Ilocos Norte, Philippines.

3. El Nido Palawan

El Nido, Palawan,

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El Nido is one of the best tourist destinations in the northernmost part of Palawan mainland, Western Philippines. The unique landscape of 250 million year old limestone cliff became the primary attracttour in the land. The 2,645 hectares of thick mangrove forest and bird sanctuary for natural habitats of wild species of different birds [114 bird species are identified] and other wildlife in the country has become the center of interest to visit both domestic and foreign visitors. – See more at: http://attracttour.com/2013/06/el-nido-palawan/#sthash.bL4tDyAe.dpuf

4. Bantayan Island

White Sand Beach

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Sugar Beach Resort in Sta. Fe, Bantayan Island is one of a tourists favorite destination both foreign and domestic visitors from all over the world. The beautiful beach with the crystal clear blue water and the powder white sand is the no. 1 factor that makes Sugar Beach Resort popular. Added to that is the world class standard amenities and the staff who are hospitable, charming and smiling Stantafehanon serving visitors without reservation. 

With many other interesting adventures in the island like Island Hopping to the Virgin Island located within the island of Bantayan and many others and the splendor of the sunset is one of the most beautiful experiences in Bantayan Island. Watching the sunset while walking along the beachfront of wet beautiful powder-white sand in one of beautiful beaches in island like the of Kota Beach would never fails to win visitors over. 

Bantayan Island is located in the Visayas Sea, Philippines west of the northern end of Cebu Island.

5. Panglao Blue Water, Bohol

panglao-beachPanglao Bluewater is the most well developed beach resort in Bohol, Philippines. The resort is intentionally designed to cover the needs of all types of visitors both foreign and domestic. If you prefer to go into a quite seclusion, indulge to different interesting fun activities within the wide area of the resort or you can even choose to experience exploring the majestic beauty of the island and sanctuaries. We are responsible of your satisfaction during your visit with us, from we say “Welcome Visitors, Mabuhay po!, until we bid farewell.”

6. Manjuyod White Sand, Bais City

Manjuyod SandBar

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Manjuyod White Sand is a place you won’t wait to see. It is a stretch of white sand about 7-kilometers long in North Bais Bay that appear during low tide and disappear during the high tide. That is exactly how interesting to discover and explore and take adventure to that wonderful and beautiful tourist spots of Bais City, Negros Oriental.

7. Coron, Palawan

Photo courtesy to helloviellobits.com

Photo courtesy to helloviellobits.com

Coron is a first class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. Coron Island together with 50 other islets stretching as far as Tara Island in the northeast and Canipo Island in the south are part of the Calamian Archepelago in Northern Palawan. Coron is the largest in the Calamian Group of islands in the province of Palawan. The western third of the island is under the municipality of Busuanga and the eastern two-thirds belong to the municipality of Coron.

Coron features the leading dive sites in the country with the often calm water condition which is ideal for underwater activities such as diving, snorkeling and many more.

Coron is one of the most visited destinations for wreck diving because of its historical and legendary background that attracts most of diving enthusiasts.

The most diving destinations and tourists spots in Coron that attracts most both domestic and foreign visitors includes the “Günter´s Cave” or popularly known as Cathedral Cave, Japanese Shipwreck (which include in the list of Forbes Traveler Magazine’s top-10 best scuba diving sites in the world), Barracuda Lake Banana Island, Bulog Dos Island, and Malcapuya Island,

Malcapuya Island in Coron is a virgin beach in the island Palawan, Philippines. Malcapuya powdered-white sand is compared to Boracay, plus factors are the water surrounding the island is as clear as the morning sky with abundance of corals and various kinds of marine life.

8. Apulit Island

Apulit Island El Nido

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Apulit Island Resort is surrounded by limestone cliffs that become the center of attraction. The place is enhanced by the blue water and white sand that offers great activities like swimming, diving, snorkeling, island hopping, mangrove tours, and many more. The place is perfect for relaxation and great holidays. 

Apulit Island Resort is a member of “El Nido” group of resorts and hotels in northern part of Palawan, Philippines. It is the only tourist destination of the country that was included to the list of bests tourist destination in Asia, according to article entitled “Asia’s Greatest Island Gateway” published by Britain’s The Sunday Times authored by Susan d’Acrcy. 

9. Miniloc Island

Miniloc Island, El Nido Palawan

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Miniloc Island Resort is a premier resort known for its distinctively native cottages on the brink over the water. It is situated in a sheltered cove where at the back is structured with sheer limestone cliffs. Miniloc Island Resort is a perfect destination for all seasons. Its splendor is finely tuned by its crystal clear waters that you can even see the multi-colored tropical fishes from a quite distance. From its native cottage doorstep, guests can do snorkeling and enjoy sightseeing of diverse beautiful marine life.

10. Pangulasian Island

Pangulasian Island, El Nido, Palawan

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Pangulasian Island, El Nido, Palawan

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Pangulasian Island Resort in El Nido Palawan is a luxury island resort featuring the beautiful and unique landscape of limestone cliffs that serves as the chief attraction of the place. As for me and to all the people who have visited and experienced of watching the beautiful islands, the perfect view of sunrise and sunset and the majestic of Bacuit Bay in El Nido, Palawan, will have the same thing to say, “It’s heaven-on-earth”.

Pangulasian Island boasts the richness of ecological resources in marine life, the 400-species of corals, 800-species of tropical marine fish, 5-species of sea turtles which are now considered as endangered by marine authorities enhanced the island’s splendor .

The Attracttour.com team is welcome to any suggestions if you think your favorite tourist destination was not included to our list of Top-10 white sands in the Philippines. We are glad to hear your comments on the box provided below.

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