Philippines Island Hopping- A Secret Retreats journey -
This journey has been personally designed by Dennis, who lives in Manila and is a passionate solo traveller who has travelled extensively to different parts of the Philippines. Dennis's travel style reflects his deep appreciation for connecting with locals and learning from their unique perspectives. Whether it's engaging in conversations with fellow travelers, immersing himself in the local cuisine, or exploring the historical and artistic gems of a place, he cherishes the interactions that add depth and authenticity to his journeys.
We can of course adjust according to your request.
Highlights of the Journey:
- Traditional Banka boat trip in Boracay
- Secret Lagoon at El Nido
- Oslob Whale Shark
Island hopping in the Philippines is probably the best way to explore the country's stunning natural beauty. With over 7,000 islands, the Philippines offers endless opportunities for island hopping adventures. Each island has its own unique attractions, from pristine white-sand beaches and turquoise waters to lush jungles and vibrant coral reefs.
In this itinerary, we start from the capital city Manila located on the south of Luzon Island, followed by Boracay island renowned for its powdery white sand beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters, and vibrant nightlife. We continue to, Palawan known as the "Last Frontier," to explore hidden lagoons and breathtaking limestone cliffs. The last island in this program is the charming island of Panglao in the province of Bohol, famous for vibrant marine life and relaxed atmosphere.
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Your Journey Day by Day
based on 2 people sharing the same room
- White Beach, Puka Beach, Baling Hai Beach, Bulabog Beach where you can enjoy swimming, snorkeling and dining in a relaxed, peaceful environment.
- The Bat Cave, on the western-end of the island and down several dirt roads.
During your stay on the Island, one day we will pick you at Asya Premier Suites and transfer you to a traditional Banka boat to explore the Boracay's best snorkeling spots and the best island beaches. Stroll on the beach, swim in the blue waters or just relax with on the beach. Coconut palm–lined beach with coral and shell sand, snorkeling, sunbathing is the only program of that day.
Lunch will be served in a BBQ style.
Settle down and enjoy the resort: pamper yourself at the spa or relax on the beach.
- a day to see Oslob Whale Shark and Sumilon Early departure at 4:00am, for a three hour drive to the town of Oslob. We get to Tan-awan for a whale shark encounter and to explore the marine life. If you like you have a chance to swim with the gentle giants (30mn) and to enjoy the beautiful sandbar. Continue for a lunch on Sumilon Island with breathtaking island views and tranquil seas.
- a day tour to Chocolate Hills and Tarsier Encounter
Departure at 8:30am and embark on a nature trip. From a distance, the hills look like huge candy drops that someone would have placed here and there to lure the eyes and tempt the lips. They change in color with the season but the name is more justified during the summer when the hill grass finally turns into deep brown. Climb 213 steps up to view one of the country's geological phenomena, the Chocolate Hills. Meet also Tarsiers - miniature creatures with owl-like eyes, big ears, long thin tail, kinky and wooly fur, short front legs and ling hind legs endemic to the province.
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Your Accommodation on this Asia Travel Itinerary
The Henry Hotel
Asya Premier Suites
Cauayan Island Resort
Philippines Island Hopping
based on 2 people sharing the same room
The total price includes:
Accommodation for 12 nights
All meals where mentioned in the program.
All transfers by private, spacious, air conditioned car, with a professional driver.
All excursions and activities as detailed within the program.
All entry fees for places visited within the program.
All 4 domestic flights
Government taxes as currently in force.
The total price does no include:
International flights to and from Manila
Visa to The Philippines (if applicable)
Extra activities and meals not mentioned in the program
Beverages, personal expenses and other services not clearly mentioned
Tipping guides and drivers, which are of course not mandatory, but always appreciated, are subject to your discretion.
Travel insurance (recommended)
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