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Visayas Attractions to visit

Visayas Attractions that will surely capture your heart – The Visayas is a very calm area surrounded by beautiful beaches, caves and mountains. It is an ideal destination for relaxation and it is very well known as the “Islands of travelers” in the Philippines.

1. Boracay

Attractions in Visayas

Boracay is undoubtedly the most visited in the middle of the tourist spots in the Visayas. This is the favorite hangout of famous celebrities and tourists. It boasts white sand beaches and extraordinary nightlife. It is located in Malay, Aklan, Philippines.

It is known for its resorts and beaches. White beach is backed by palm trees, restaurants and bars. White sand beaches are everywhere and Boracay is one of the country’s most developed tourist destinations. It will be a sweet escape for everyone.

2. Balanan Lake

Attractions in Visayas

The Lake Balanan is a mysterious lake that existed due to a 6.8 magnitude earthquake in 1925. The lake is surrounded by forests and a perfect place to relax and have some fresh air. Swimming pool, KAYAKING lake, boat riding, zip line adventure are some of the things to do in Lake Balanan. The lake is situated in Siaton, Negros Oriental, Visayas, Philippines.

If you are one of those who love nature and want to escape the crowded place then this lake is for you. It’s a freshwater lake in the forested mountains in the southern portion of the island. 

3. Pescador Island

Attractions in Visayas

The Pescador Island is a beautiful island that looks disc from afar. It is a popular diving site in the Visayas which is a home to thousands of sardines distinguished by the name of The Sardine Run Pescador Island. Dives are from 50 to 200 meters drop. The island's Cathedral under. This is an enormous hole in caves with enough for a person to explore. This amazing dive site is located in Moalboan, Cebu, Visayas, Philippines.

Pescador island derives its name from the philippine Spanish colonial heritage and the abundance of fish living on the surrounding coral reef, and the many fishermen that fish them (“pescador” translates from Spanish to “fisherman”). 

4. Chocolate Hills

Attractions in Visayas

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Chocolate Hills, as per the name suggests, it consists of hundreds of good chocolate-like hill. They look like chocolate because of the hills are covered with grasses and during the summer, dries grasses and hills turning brown. This is one of the main attractions in Visayas where you can gaze at the wonders of the world. The Chocolate Hills is located in Bohol, Visayas, Philippines.

They were covered with green grass that turns brown during the dry season and that what it makes more beautiful. And this is the most popular tourist’s attraction in Bohol. Hearsay about Chocolate hills came into existence when two giants threw stones and sand at each other and the fight lasted for a day. For a romantical story is when Arogo, a young and very giant who fell in love with an ordinary girl Aloya. When the girl died Arogo cried bitterly and his tears then turned into hills and that what Chocolate Hill came from.

5. Bantayan Island

Attractions in Visayas

Bantayan Island is famous tourist destination in the Visayas for its powdery white sand beach. Walking barefoot in shallow water or on the shore, you can feel the soft sand beneath. This beautiful beach is located in Cebu, Visayas, Philippines.

6. Balinsasayao Lake

Attractions in Visayas

The Lake Balinsasayao is a 1, 000 feet deep lake. The lake is surrounded by forests which is a home to many wild plants and animals. Kayaking on the lake will be a great experience. There is a viewing deck above where you can have a panoramic view of the lake.

Discover one of the greatest nature creations. It is also commonly known as “twin Lake” that is derived from the two lakes in the area which are Lake Danao and the Lake Balinsasayao. Both lakes were separated by a mountain ridge.

7. Taoist Temple Cebu

Attractions in Visayas

The Cebu Taoist Temple is one of the most visited tourist spots in the Visayas. Although this is a step up representing 81 of the 81 chapters in the writings of Taoism, many tourists and visitors eagerly climb them know what their fate written in fortune sticks. Getting to the top you'll need your extra energy. Cebu Taoist Temple is located in Cebu, Visayas, Philippines.

The workship temple for Taoism, the religion which follows the ancient Chinese philosopher. Inside the temple, those devotees perform rituals and one of those is praying to gods to grant one’s wish. 

8. Basilica de Santo Niño

Attractions in Visayas

The Basilica de Santo Niño is a famous church in the Visayas and the oldest church in the Philippines. The name is inspired by the mystical story of the Santo Niño offered by Spaniards who untouched by the fire when the Spaniards burned the village. The location where the Santo Niño is found where the Basilica de Santo Niño is still standing today.

9. Camotes Island

Attractions in Visayas

The Camotes Islands are one of the best destinations in the Visayas especially if you want to have some beach adventures. Camotes Islands are actually a group of islands in the Camotes Sea. Camotes Islands beaches are clean and unspoilt. There are major attractions on the island such as the Holy Crystal Cave, Lake Danao, and Owl Cave.

10. Panglao Island

Attractions in Visayas
Panglao Island is considered the best summer destination in Bohol. Panglao Island is where you can enjoy the white sand beaches, great dive site and inexpensive world-class accommodation and awesome nightlife.

11. Leyte Landing Memorial Park

The Palo town is adjacent to and the Memorial is a few minutes from, Tacloban City, the capital of the province of Leyte. Tacloban has no taxis, so you could hire a tricycle, a ubiquitous mode of philippines transportation that resembles the famous German sidecar. There are four flights going in and out of Tacloban from Manila. You can also opt to go there by ship or by land.

12. Sila island

We can’t deny the fact the We Human is a beach lover and we always look forward to the Philippine summer season because we can finally realize their highly anticipated travel goals to the most favorite island destinations.

Sila Island also known as “Pink Beach” holds its own charm and uniqueness. It is one of the few places where you can experience a magical shoreline which sands shimmer in a pinkish hue. The amazing destination is untouched by the damaging effects of over-commercialization. A virgin island indeed that belongs to nature. It is a perfect choice for your next summer adventure especially if you want to experience the humble perfection of paradise. The pinkish hue comes from the natural colors of coral and shell fragments. During mid-day when the sun is at its hottest, the beach reveals another saturated reddish shade. One of a kind island.

13. Kalanggaman island 

If you want to escape with the most chaotic city, try to visit the island of Kalanggaman. Legendary  for its crystal clear water, white powdery sand and long sandbars stretching on both sides of the island. The beach is surrounded by a really calm, safe and truly relaxing that’s why it is very suitable for a family holiday or even for a short weekend trip. The beautiful island is located in the Municipality of Polompon in the Province of Leyte, Philippines. The local government built basic facilities and made the island secured to provide comfort and security to the tourists and locals. You will enjoy different activities like swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving.

14. Malapascua island 

The amazing island off the north coast of Cebu is popular for its world-class diving, above all the change to dive with thresher sharks, which are present all year round. Awesome white beach and turquoise clear waters. Even if you have no interest in reefs and marine life, the beach makes it a beautiful destination because the southern part of the island is fringed with gorgeous sandy bays and there’s an excellent choice of hotels and guesthouses. You can also go hopping as the place is surrounded by rocky islets that serve as a home to many birds, reptiles and mammals. The island is justifiably a very sweet escape for travellers and Cebuanos, where you can closely see the beauty of Nature up close.

15. The ruins bacolod

Visayas Attractions

A Tragic Filipino Love Story: Ruins was built in 1920 by a wealthy sugar magnate Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson using only high quality materials in honor of his beloved wife, Maria Braga, however was burned in 1942 by Filipino guerillas who were against Don Mariano’s approval of letting in some Japanese soldiers during the seat of the World War II.  The mansion was made from a mixture of sand, cement, and egg white, thus making the establishment withstand any calamity or disaster.

Ruins is known as the Taj Mahal of Negros where the entity of the said establishment was designed by an Italian architect.  The mansion has has 10 big rooms adorned by pieces of furniture made from Narra wood and Machuca tiles for its flooring. One of the most beautiful and admirable places in Visayas to visit is The Ruins. The Philippines’s version of Taj Mahal. One of the most famous heritage landmarks located in Talisay City Negros Occidental. 

The impressively beautiful old  structure was built by a wealthy sugar magnate Don Mariano Ledesma. The Ruins is visited often not only by curious visitors but also by couples for weddings and prenups photo shoot as the place still looks elegant despite being skeletal.

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