As far as tourism is concerned, Philippines offer abundant opportunities. There are a lot of islands in the archipelago where families can go backpacking and unravel their beauty, visit a lot of heritage sites, take some amazing city tours or have pure fun at the many nature parks that are spread throughout the country. Some of the best family-friendly destinations of the country are listed here.
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.