It’s no argument: Our country has a long list of world-class destinations. Even just looking at pictures of beautiful places in the Philippines will prove this. We have endless beaches and mountains, heritage sites, and more.
The travel industry is yet to fully recover; so for us travel-hungry, the diversity of our country is especially good news. Even while foreign countries persist with travel restrictions, we have all that we need and more in the Philippines.
Don’t believe us? Read on to see some pictures of beautiful places in the Philippines that look like foreign destinations, shared by our very own inspiring community at TripZilla Philippines.
Pictures of beautiful places in the Philippines that look like foreign destinations
1. Bale Batu, Arayat, Pampanga
“Not Angkor Wat.” — Brent Cerdeña
2. Sagada, Mt. Province
3. The Ruins, Talisay City, Negros Occidental
4. Dahilayan, Bukidnon
“New Zealand feels in Bukidnon!” — Kat Piagola
5. Karst Mountain, Puerto Princesa, Palawan
“Parang Myanmar, Vietnam, at Laos ang view.” — Mj Pambid Bautista
6. The Old Grove Farmstead, Lipa, Batangas
7. Mariveles, Bataan
“Felt like I was somewhere in Greece, but this was in Mariveles, Bataan.” — Joser Ferreras
8. Temple of Leah, Busay, Cebu
“Currently wishing I was on a balcony in Italy, wearing a long floral dress, staring at the sunset and landscape beyond me.” — Maria Baldomero
9. Intramuros, Manila
“Spain. Sakay ka lang ng jeep, nasa Intramuros ka na!” — Ishie Moscoso
10. Sirao Pictorial Garden & Nelmon’s Banwa, Cebu
“Bali in Cebu.” — Clarmen A Man
11. Sirao Flower Farm, Cebu
12. Gregorio Del Pilar, Ilocos Sur
“Municipality of Gregorio Del Pilar, Ilocos Sur… Feels like in Vietnam, Indonesia or Rural China.” — Joseph Tadeo
13. Narvacan, Ilocos Sur
“New Zealand! Pero dito lang yan sa Narvacan, Ilocos Sur.” — Chuo Chuo
14. Itogon, Benguet
15. Pio Duran, Albay
16. The Little Mermaid Statue, Davao Baywalk (Seawalk)
“The Little Mermaid statue in Talomo, Davao City, which resembles the one in Copenhagen.” — Sheryll Rose Serrana-De Leon
17. Goshen Resort, Bamban, Tarlac
18. Balabac Island, Palawan
“Last of the last frontier of the Philippines. Balabac Island, Palawan. Mas maganda pa sa Maldives at Bora Bora.” — Ron Camara
19. Islas de Gigantes
“Laucala? Of course not. It’s Iloilo, my dear!” — Katrina Paco
20. Calauit Safari Park, Busuanga, Palawan
“Africa of Pinas…Calauit Safari Park, Busuanga, Palawan”
Don’t these pictures of beautiful places in the Philippines remind you of foreign countries?
Without a doubt, our country is beautiful in its own right. But if you’re trying to scratch your international travel itch, let these local destinations do you a favour.
Featured image credit: K-tin DC Cardozo