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15 World-Class Resorts in the Philippines

Resorts Philippines – Named after the Sanskrit word for peace, aman, and the Tagalog word for island, Amanpulo is a serene retreat offering the pure white sands, turquoise seas and endless blue sky where the archipelago of the Philippines is famous.

The entire island of Pamalican is dedicated to Amanpulo, by seven square kilometers of a pristine coral reef and lapped by the tranquil Sulu Sea.

1. AMANPULO Palawan 

Palawan, Philippines
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Amanpulo is a high-class island-resort on Pamalican Island in Palawan, Philippines. It is owned by 7 Seas Resort, Inc.,a joint speculation between the Aboitiz, Soriano and the Aman Resorts group. The resort is majority-owned by the Soriano group and the respite by the Aboitiz group and Aman Resorts (the Philippine Constitution does not allow 100% foreign title of businesses in the Philippines). The name Amanpulo came from Aman which is Sanskrit for peace and pulo means island in Tagalog.

2. Bellarocca Island Resort and Spa 

Marinduque, Philippines

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Intelligent contrast to see the travelers in search of their next unexplored destination in the Philippines. With its white Santorini-inspired construction on rolling terrain contrasted with the azure blue of the sky above and the clear water below, the Bellarocca Island Resort and Spa offers a fantastic experience unlike any other areas in the Philippines and throughout Southeast Asia.

3. Boracay Island, Philippines

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Dramatically situated on a lush hillside within an eco-reserve, the SHANGRI-LA BORACAY RESORT AND SPA is a terrifying beautiful luxury hotel. Rich in secluded beaches, Boracay hotel is a destination that everyone has a wonderful and varied restaurants and leisure facilities, including a tranquil spa village.

4. Misibis Bay

Cagraray Island Albay, Philippines

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Misibis Bay is a private tropical hideaway built on a pristine beach along the southern tip of Cagraray Island in Bacacay. This striking, 5-acre island resort can be reached by a 50 minute flight from Manila to Legazpi, then a theater trip by land (45 minutes), by a private helicopter (15 minutes) , or by a fast watercraft (30 minutes).

Experience the diversity of Misibis Bay, where the great adventures arise from a treasure trove of infinite possibilities. Discover Misibis Bay, the luxury island playground in the Philippines.


Panglao Island Bohol

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The Eskaya Beach Resort and Spa is a beautiful resort-spa in Panglao Island which is at the southernmost tip of Bohol. It is located halfway through Panglao along its coast facing Bohol Sea. It is a sprawling property which covers 16 hectares. The topography of the resort is varied. It has a gradually ascending cliff, flat land, a ravine, caves and a beautiful view of the sea. The higher ground of the resort, you can view a mountain with lush vegetation. Below the beach is a long stretch of white, semi-powdery sand up to 5 kilometers, 600 meters of which is part of Eskaya Beach Resort Spa.

6. Discovery Shores Boracay

Boracay Island Philippines

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These days, one of the greatest luxuries in life is a ‘staycation' – to only have time for yourself to relax, read a book, catch up on your stack of magazines, sit down and chat about everything and nothing, swim in the pool and let the time passed, and the real stop and amoyin the roses, or the ocean breeze, or perhaps admire a sunrise or sunset with your loved ones!

7. Shangri-La's Mactan Resort and Spa

Cebu, Philippines

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Lately, one of the greatest luxuries in life is a ‘staycation' – to only have time for yourself to relax, read a book, catch up on your stack of magazines, sit down and chat about everything and nothing, swim in the pool and let the time passed, and the real stop and smell the roses, or the ocean breeze, or perhaps admire a sunrise or sunset with your loved ones!

8. El Nido

Palawan, Philippines

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El Nido is located 420 kilometers south-west of Manila and about 238 kilometers northeast of Puerto Princesa, Palawan's capital. El Nido is a top destination for island hopping, marine and wildlife reserve. Scuba diving is also a popular activity here, there are more than 30 dive sites for different levels and skills, from taking the plunge and learning to dive for the first time, perfecting your expertise and promotion of your qualifications.


Cebu, Philippines

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Discover a resort in a class of its own. Set in 11.4 hectares of secluded grounds yet only 30 minutes from Cebu City, Plantation Bay offers one of the largest privately-owned waterways in the world, with the clean elegance of colonial-plantation architecture. Decompress from the pressures of life in the tranquillity of an environment that truly feels “away from it all.” If the time spent on a tropical plantation, you know what we mean. If not, come and discover a refreshingly different Flavor of Life.

10. Buri Resort and Spa

Puerto Galera, Philippines

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Nestled in the Batangas Channel inside Puerto Galera Bay, which was recently named one of the Most Beautiful Bays in the world by the Paris-based Club des Plus Belles Baies du Monde, Buri Resort and Spa is a dramatic change since it was first opened in 2001 with five simple cottages and now more than 12 luxury villas ideal for romantic getaways or family get-togethers.

11. Balesin Island

Mauban Quezon

Balesin Island is just a 25-minute plane ride from Manila and is located east of Mauban, Quezon beside the Polilio islands and nestles at the gate of Lamon Bay. It is one of the richest, undisturbed fishing grounds in the Pacific. This island is generally flat except for the elevated areas (cliff) which reach up to 6 meters above sea level.  The place is abundant in nature like rain forests, coconut trees, wildflowers and shrubs, and of course the white sand beaches. The island experiences mostly sunny weather most of the year, this is the best location for outdoor and leisure activities. Balesin can accommodate your every whim- be it a round of golf, deep-sea adventure or just total relaxation. Stroll along with each white sand beaches strewn with a variety of shells. You can also dive in its crystal clear ocean water and marvel at the abundance of the tropical colorful fish and other marine life. Or, you can breathe in the crisp, clean air of the island. Hear the swaying of the trees while you relax. This is the most serene place and a Paradise Indeed.

12. Buenavista Island Resort

Anyone of us dreamed of a perfect vacation, away from the city, from crowded places. Away from everything and Once in our lifetime treat ourselves and take a break to a private island getaway. The island Buenavista in Davao is an exclusive luxury resort situated in Samal Island, Davao del Norte. The island itself offers you ultimate privacy as renting here means you get the whole island yourself. You can indulge the island all you want. The paradise is a painting of powdery sandy beach topped with lush tropics and palm trees on the crystal clear blue waters of Davao Gulf. Not only this island a paradise, but it is also eco-friendly and marine protected. This island is one of the best snorkeling and diving sites in Davao City. Island Features. The rates range from $1200 for a day tour to $2700 for 10 person max and you need to add for additional pay in excess pax.

13. Antulang Beach Resort

Dumaguete, Negros Oriental

This resort is your must next destinations, each villa has its own private villa pool as well as suites and cottages equipped with heated outdoor  Jacuzzi that is just perfect for a family vacation. This luxurious resort that Dumaguete can really be proud of. It is a seven sprawling hectares of sheer cliffs peppered with bright-colored bougainvilleas, swimming pools and premium rooms that are positioned right at the cliffs’ edge, to ensure guests having a good view to the breathtaking scenery of an endless sea while winding staircases lead directly to a half-kilometer stretch of isolated white sand beach. You will also enjoy activities such as diving, kayaking, horseback riding, or just enjoying what nature can offer.

14. Lagen Island Resort 

Lagen Island Resort is located in a beautiful place of El Nido, Palawan, set in a cove bordered by thick forests. This island is also known as an Eco-Sanctuary resort and offers lots of activities. Settled between a lush four-hectare forest and a calm, shallow lagoon, has the densest forest over limestone out of the 45 islands. It also serves as a sanctuary for a diverse variety of birds and mammals, hikes through Lagen’s forest trail which leads to a rewarding view of one of the coves on the other side of the islands. This place is perfect for everyone who wants to enjoy the beauty of nature. The rooms are priced $390 a night, water or beachfront cottages at $470 a night and a lot more to offer.

15. Peacock Garden

Baclayon, Bohol

The peacock Garden is located in a rural location located in Baclayon. A different world awaits you here, a luxury resort with an expansive view of the sea. The resort features a fine dining restaurant, wine cellar, roman spa, music, and dance club as well as facilities and services for businesses. You will also enjoy the magnificent sunset from the infinity pool that is inclusive to the in-house guests. The peacock is the symbol of the meeting of cultures, wherein a native bird of India exported into other parts of Asia and Europe. As we can kknow the peacock came to represent beauty, elegance and wealth in both Eastern and Western mythologies. The price of the room range from $175+ to $310+

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