It is called the paradise island due to its white sand beaches, palm-fringed shores and serene blue sea. For staying with a family, there are ample guesthouses with all modern amenities and many malls are there on the island so that everything can be procured easily. Its main beach, the White Beach can be ideal for family vacationers. The place also offers family activities like parasailing, island-hopping, cliff diving, zip-lining, and scuba-diving.
It is the oldest city of the archipelago and was the initial place where the Spanish first set foot in the Philippines. Hence, a family can visit a number of heritage sites like the Magellan’s Cross, the religious relic of Sto. Nino, etc. A visit to the Crown Regency Hotel can be highly enjoyable for kids as it offers the Edge Coaster and Sky Walk. The Edge Coaster is a two-seater coaster that is at the edge of the hotel’s rooftop situated at a height of about 130 meters. It can incline up to about 90 degrees and kids can really enjoy the experience! Walking on the Skywalk without any rails in safety ropes and harnesses can be quite adventurous for adults.
For nature lover families, Zambales in Central Luzon can be a perfect destination as one can indulge in picnic and camping over here. There are seven beach coves here along with many good hotels for staying. The coves are lined with pine tree forests and together with its white beach it makes for a picture perfect destination. One can visit the fishing village of San Antonio, the Pundakit Beach, century-old Capones lighthouse, Nagsasa Cove, Anawangin Cove, and the Capones Island. People can also go for camping in Magalawa Island or visit the white sand beach of Potipot.
The Subic Bay is the first Freeport of the country and offers amazing family opportunities with a lot of staying options. It has beautiful beaches with snorkelling and kayaking options, adventure parks, duty-free shopping centers and also ancient forests. Kids can certainly enjoy the natural Pamulaklakin Forest Eco-trail with its huge ancient trees, the open sea Marine Park, underwater aquarium, Ocean Adventure, Zoobic Safari, etc.
For all nature lovers and families with slightly older kids, a nature trek at sagada can be highly delightful. One can visit this mountain province and enjoy the grandiose Banaue Rice terraces, see the Hanging Coffins, take a walk through the Eco Valley or view the picturesque sunrise at Kiltepan. The Sumaguing Cave has natural stalactite and stalagmite formations that look exalting.
It can be an interesting family destination as it is a relic of the Spanish, Japanese and American era. It is situated in the Manila Bay and offers activities tunnel tour, ATV riding, sunrise viewing and much more. A bike or guided walking tour can be taken to see all the historical landmarks and shrines over here.
This Northern Luzon city has a nice climate throughout the year and can be a unwinding place for a family as people can enjoy horseback riding, learn artworks related to woodcarving or just go strawberry-picking. It is a perfect laidback option for any family looking to spend some quality time together.
If island hopping is desired by a family, head straight to Pangasinan as it has a hundred islands and activities like kayaking, cliff-diving and snorkelling can be indulged in here. One can also visit the Marcos Island, Children’s Island, and Kissing Island or see the breathtaking view from the Governor’s Island. The Bolinao Falls and Enchanted Cave are also worth visiting over here.
A countryside tour of this splendidly beautiful island can be highly pleasurable and one can also see the Mag-Aso Falls over here. People can also visit the popular Chocolate Hills in Carmen; see the butterfly sanctuary or the Tarsier Conservation Area. There are also many caves and beautiful waterfalls over here.
This city in Palawan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site where kids can definitely enjoy a lot. They can enjoy the underground river in the national park and activities like snorkelling at the many islands can be appealing for them. The greenery and biodiversity of the place can also be quite pleasing for a family.