Wed bliss in the Philippines
No matter the budget or honeymoon preference, the Philippines offers the perfect destination for newlyweds seeking tropical paradise. With captivating landscapes, luxurious properties and an abundance of adventure and activities for couples, there is no better place to go to leave everything behind, soak up each other’s company and celebrate the love.
Norjamin Delos Reyes, Tourism Attaché at Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand, said,
“The Philippines is still a hidden gem when it comes to honeymooners seeking romance and relaxation. Newlyweds will truly be thrilled with the variety of choice on offer, includingromantic resorts on private islands, treehouses in the jungle, villas on the beach, and luxury hotels with incredible views. Happy couples can spend their days scuba diving in turquoise waters and relaxing on white sand beaches before watching the sunset melt away into the evening.”
Palawan is one of the most breathtaking Philippines’ honeymoon destinations, named the most beautiful tropical island in the world a number of times. An exquisite paradise, Palawan is complete with lagoons, beautiful white sandy beaches and a UNESCO World Heritage listed underground river. Surrounded by cliffs and gorges, the romantic getaway is filled with activities for adventure seeking couples, including snorkelling, kayaking and hiking and has many resorts to choose from.
Two Seasons Coron Island Resort & Spa
The Two Seasons Coron Island Resort & Spa is an enchanting resort, filled with idyllic havens and quiet spaces of relaxation, perfect for honeymooners. Offering an infinite balance between fine luxury and raw nature the resort offers 5-star, eco-friendly accommodation, and is located just a boat ride away from Coron Town. Honeymooners will enjoy thoughtfully furnished, high-ceiling bungalow accommodations, complete with contemporary Filipino design whilst the beautiful surroundings include a sandbar connecting to an islet, a vibrant house reef, lush tropical gardens, and beautiful beaches lined with mangroves.
Accessible only by private plane, Amanpulo is a private Palawan island resort in the Philippines, ringed by a white sand beach and coral reefs. Located around one hour from Manila the boutique hideaway offers a taste of tropical island luxe, with a range of Casitas and Villas located on the beautiful hillside or along the beach. Each villa comes complete with a private butler and private chef, offering the perfect place for couples to relax and soak up some much-needed private time with each other.
Apulit Island, El Nido Resorts
For those thrill seeking newly-weds, Apulit Island offers a range of exciting and exhilarating activities amidst the beautiful natural landscape of Taytay, Palawan. An Eco-Adventure retreat, the island resort offers the chance to climb and rappel down a 60-meter limestone cliff, with birds’ eye-view of the whole island, to dive and discover sunken treasures including a Japanese ship wreck and a plethora of marine species. Accommodation options include 50 water cottages, built on stilts and providing unobstructed views of the stunning Taytay Bay, surrounding islands, and the dramatic limestone cliffs.
Pangulasian Island, El Nido Resorts
Pangulasian Island is an Eco-Luxury island resort located in Bacuit Bay, El Nido. Set on a pristine beach with a backdrop of tropical forest, the resort is the ultimate romantic destination, offering breathtaking views of both the sunrise and sunset. Couples can stroll down the 750-metre stretch of white sand beach hand in hand before discovering the nearby marine sanctuary. Accommodation includes a number of Villas, each one with its own personal balcony and some with a private pool. Luxurious amenities and impeccable and personalised service are perfect for those seeking exclusivity and bespoke pampering, including romantic dinners by the beach and luxurious spa treatments.
For more information, visit Tourism Philippines at https://www.tourismphilippines.com.au/.
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About The Philippine Department of Tourism
The Philippine Department of Tourism is the primary government agency charged with the responsibility to encourage, promote, and develop tourism as a major socio-economic activity to generate foreign currency and employment and to spread the benefits of tourism to both the private and public sector.