Popular Beaches

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With so many world-class beaches and beautiful islands in the Philippines, beach lovers will never run out of great beaches to check out. Here are the ones to make a beeline for.

Bantayan Island

Visayan Sea, west of Cebu

Bantayan Island
Photo: Daniel Carpienter

• Paradise Beach
• Santa Fe Beach
• Virgin Island

Boracay Island

Aklan

Boracay Island
Photo: R.M. Nunes/Shutterstock

• Balinghai Beach

• Bulabog Beach

• Diniwid Beach

• Ilig-Iligan Beach

• Lapuz-Lapuz Beach

• Puka Beach

• Tambisaan Beach

• White Beach

Photo: Tourism Promotions Board

Camarines Sur

Bicol

• Caramoan Beach

Camiguin Island

Camiguin, Bohol Sea

• Mantigue Island
• White Island

Canigao Island

Matalom, Leyte 

• Leyte Beach

Cebu

Central Visayas

• Bakhaw Beach (Camotes Islands)
• Basdaku Beach (Moalboal)
• Bounty Beach (Malapascua Island)
• Hermit’s Cove (Aloguinsan)
• Lambug Beach (Badian)
• Logon Beach (Malapascua Island)
• Mactan Island
• Maravilla White Beach (Tabuelan)
• Matutinao Beach (Badian Island)
• Panagsama Beach (Moalboal)
• Santiago White Beach (Camotes Islands)
• Sumilon Island
• Tingko Beach (Alcoy)
• Tulang Diot Island (Camotes Islands)

Coron

Palawan

• Atwayan Beach
• Banana Island
• Banol Beach
• CYC (Coron Youth Club) Beach
• Dibatoc Island
• Diwaran Island
• Malaroyroy Island
• Malcapuya Island
• Smith Point Beach

Davao Oriental

• Creamsand Long Beach (Cateel)
• Dahican Beach (Mati)
• Mahoc Beach (Cateel)
• Parola Pink Sand Beach (Governor Generoso)
• Pilot’s View Beach (Baganga)
• Pujada Island (Mati)

El Nido

Palawan

• Buena Suerte Beach
• Caalan Beach
• Nacpan Beach
• Papaya Beach
• Yoga Beach

Great Santa Cruz Island

Zamboanga

Santa Cruz Island
Photo: Rommel Natanauan/Department of Tourism

• Zamboanga (pink sand) Beach

Ilcos Norte

Luzon

• Pagudpud

Kalanggaman Island

Palompon, Leyte

Palaui Island

Santa Ana, Cagayan

• Cagayan Valley

Panglao Island

Bohol

• Alona Beach
• Dumaluan Beach

Samal Island/Island Garden City of Samal

Davao del Norte

• Canidad Beach Cove

San Vicente

Palawan

• Long Beach (longest white beach – 14km – in the Philippines)
• Port Barton

Siargao Island

Surigao del Norte

• Alegria Beach
• General Luna

Siquijor Island

Central Visayas

• Kagusuan Beach
• Paliton Beach
• Salagdoong Beach
• Siquijor Port Beach

Talicud Island

Davao Gulf, Samal

• Babu Santa Beach
• Dayang Beach
• Isla Reta
• Leticia by the Sea

Zambales

Luzon

• Anawangin Cove
• Capones Island
• Crystal Beach
• Liwliwa Beach
• Nagsasa Cove
• Potipot Island
• Pundaquit Beach
• Silanguin Cove
• Talisayin Cove