The Philippines are located in Southeast Asia and are forming an archipelago of over 7,000 islands to explore. Take a flight and discover this amazing destination.
eOasia traveled around this incredible country and has selected more than 50 different activities and tours for you.
Discover our TOP 10 best things to do in the Philippines, the country where “Asia wears a smile”.
1- Relax and enjoy a fun day at the nicest white sand beach of the small Boracay island: discover the beauty of Boracay driving your own Segway.
2- Rent a motorbike and explore the beautiful Bohol. The island lies southeast from Cebu Island and southwest of Leyte Island in the Central Visayas region. This oval-shaped island is the tenth largest of the Philippine archipelago. Another gem of the Visayas, Bohol is a tropical haven of natural beauty and is famous among others, for its Chocolate Hills. So come explore the Chocolate Hills and its endless rows of perfectly formed hills.
3- Discover Manila, the Philippines capital: visit the old walled city, the historic center and the oldest district of Manila. The most historical and interesting attraction of the city is the Battle of Manila : San Agustin’s church and monastery.
4- Looking for a day trip with your family or friends? Experience the Hundred Islands National Park, you will really enjoyed it! 🙂 It’s one of the “the most scenic spots” in the Philippines with a lot of attractions for children.
5- Catch the waves and enjoy the best surf spots near Manila: Baler, San Felipe (Zambales), San Juan (La Union). Baler is located on the east coast, pacific side. You can catch good waves and swell all year long. Most famous spot is Cloud 9. Go there if you want to surf a huge barrel !
6- Party all night long in Fort Bonifacio in Manilla also known as ‘The Fort’ and experience all the bars with their incredible ambiance and cocktails! Don’t miss the 71 Gramercy is a New York-style bar / lounge / restaurant on the 71st floor of Manila’s highest residential skyscraper, the Gramercy Residences.
7- Shop in a huge shopping mall: Greenbelt, Mall of Asia, SM Aura, Megamall with a variety of stores, eateries and entertainment options. You have plenty of choices. Spending the entire day in a mall is what many Filipino families will do during weekend.
8- Explore Manila streets and discover the Philippians street food! Taste the Kwek Kwek dish which is the perfect representation of the Filipino culture! Try the popular Banana-Q, a local banana deep fried in a caramelized sugar coating and then poked on a stick. Such a nice culinary experience!
9- Visit the Banaue Rice Terraces: the most famous rice fields in the Philippines. Banaue is situated 216 miles (348 kilometers) from Manila. This incredible place consists of five clusters of the most intact and impressive terraces, located in four municipalities. It is a must do!