Top 5 White Sand Beaches in the philippines

Boracay | Philippines

While Palawan is something for families and people who love the peace of paradise, Boracay is the exact opposite. The appearance is still very similar with white sand beaches, but the lifestyle is all about parties and raves. Boracay is mainly visited by young adults and students rather than families, which is the reason why the Boracay beach is on the top 5 beaches in the Philippines. Everything can be done in the beaches of Boracay and you can even sleep in the beaches after a night of partying.

Pristine in Palawan | Philippines

Palawan is the most popular destination for both tourists and locals of all ages and everybody comes for the pristine white sand beaches which puts Palawan on the top 5 beaches in the Philippines. The beaches are long and wide and depict the ultimate paradise picture, where you can relax in a hammock while sipping on a fruity cocktail with the little umbrellas. You will also find plenty of dining opportunities along the beaches so that you wont starve while achieving that perfect tan.

Bohols Treasures in Bohol | Philippines

Bohol is not only famous for its Chocolate Hills, but it is one of the best places to go in the entire Visayas Region if you are looking for white sand beaches. The island of Bohol deserves the its place on the top 5 beaches in the Philippines, because the beaches are so understated and because Bohol is not crowded with tourists in comparison to Palawan or Boracay. You might be persuaded to try out some dive sites at Alona Beach or at Balicasag.

Island of Barang in Dumaguete | Philippines

Siquijor is an unexpected contender in the list of the top 5 beaches in the Philippines. This island of the so-called Filipino dark magic practices called barang in the local lingo, has so many nice beaches where you will literally burn under the sun. You could practically walk around the whole island within a day on the beach alone. The biggest problem for those who would like to visit the Siquijor beaches and the island arises once you travel from places such as Manila or Cebu. The only way to Siquijor is via Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental, which fortunately has a domestic airport.

Crocodile Island - Apo Island in Dumaguete | Philippines

Apo Island, also dubbed crocodile island due to its crocodile shape, has made it into the top 5 beaches in the Philippines. This little island belongs to the municipality of Dauin, Negros Oriental and can be reaches from any beach resort in Dauin and from a special pier in Zambonguita, the neighboring municipality. The beaches in Apo Island are made out of white corals and although the island itself does not have much to offer, the underwater world and the coral reefs of the island do. You can go scuba diving with one of the many diving resorts in Apo Island and in Dauin, or you can go snorkeling from the shores of the white coral beaches.