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Pagudpud is a humble municipality of Ilocos Norte and is located on the northernmost tip of the Luzon main island. Because of its location, Pagudpud offers some of the most priceless experiences of one’s life by the ocean. If you’re ready, grab your bags and travel to the coastal municipality of Pagudpud — where life isn’t urbanized as in the cities but is nonetheless a vacation paradise.
Without delaying it any further, here are some of the best resorts you should visit in Pagudpud for your next Philippine beach holiday.
Pannzian Beach and Mountain Resort
Considering that Pagudpud is facing toward the West Philippine Sea, you can expect that all the holiday destinations here will be amazing. Pannzian Beach is no exception to this rule. While you’re here, you can easily kick back, relax and just listen to the waves as they crash. You can order a Filipino dish that’s freshly made from the resort’s own garden.
Just don’t expect an internet connection or a TV in the rooms — you didn’t come here for those.
Kingfisher Beach Resort
With an open view of the ocean practically in front of your window, you surely can’t say no to Kingfisher Resort!
Just staying here will give you the feeling that you own the place itself — the beach is, on average, a 2-minute walk away from your room. Some of the facilities here include a beach bar and a restaurant, and there are myriad activities to keep you occupied during your stay here.
Saud Beach Resort and Hotel
Checking in at Saud will give you the chance to go swimming, scuba diving or whatever else you plan on doing with your time here, all day long! When you check in, you’re also given free access to the beachside huts where you can get some shade when it gets hotter.
The rooms here are air-conditioned, and come complete with amenities such as a refrigerator, a shower and toilet, a mini bar, and a veranda that overlooks the ocean.
Hannah’s Beach Resort and Convention Center
If you’re looking for a luxurious trip, then Hannah’s is the place for you! Aside from the fact that every single room here is very well-maintained, the resort also offers a convention center where you can host any events you may have. There’s also a theme park, swimming pools, gyms, and the famous solar-heated pool Banga.
You may choose to dine in any of the 3 restaurants around the resort. The resort also offers airport transfer services for their guests’ convenience.
Kapuluan Vista Resort
If you just want to have a chill vacation experience, then you can come over and relax in Kapuluan Vista Resort where they offer massage sessions. You can even try out one of their yoga rooms or chill out in the herbal garden while your friends go out swimming.
While you’re at it, you can try out the resort’s dishes, which are made from only organic ingredients grown in the gardens.
If you want to have the best beach holidays Philippines getaway, then better try out one of these beach resorts in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte. Just don’t forget to bring along a bottle of sunscreen with you to avoid getting sunburned.
A lot of people right now are aware that Davao City is a bustling metropolis, but that’s hardly a good enough reason for tourists to travel to the area. To get the most out of your trip, you need to go a little bit farther than just Davao City – you need to head into the Davao region, in fact.
The region includes the city and the Davao Gulf as well as the Compostela Valley, Davao Occidental, Davao Oriental, Davao del Sur and Davao del Norte. With that said, here are some of the destinations to consider for Philippine beach holidays when you want fun under the sun.
The Island Garden City of Samal
Located along the Davao Gulf, this holiday destination is known to be the largest resort island in the Philippines. It has almost 70 resorts to choose from, including the most famous ones – Pearl Farm Beach Resort and Paradise Beach Resort. You’ll have absolutely no problem finding the right accommodation here for you.
The one thing all the resorts have in common are white-sand beaches and the deep, clear, blue ocean. Beyond that, Samal Island has something for everybody, on any budget.
Dahican Beach in Mati, Davao Oriental
Seven kilometers of white sand beach confronts first-time visitors to the “skim boarding capital of Mindanao.” Just be careful when you visit this place, however. Why? It’s because the waves are high and the currents are a bit too strong. Still, it’s a haven for anyone that likes a challenge in the water, and peace on land.
Aliwagwag Falls Eco Park in Cateel, Davao Oriental
If you love the water but hate the salt, Davao has the Aliwagwag Falls Eco Park. It’s made up of a series of 84 waterfalls that spill into the Cateel River amidst a lush rainforest you can admire using the monkey bridge. It’s a fully developed tourism destination, however, so you can enjoy your nature stint in comfort.
Matin-ao Inland Resort in New Corella, Davao del Norte
Bask in the natural spring waters that empty out into the numerous Matin-ao Inland Resort swimming pools. The children would love the slides here, just remember to keep a close eye on them so they won’t get hurt or anything. Of course, you, the parents, can also have a great and wonderful time here as well.
Banana Beach in Tagum City
Banana Beach is the only beach that’s found inside of a banana plantation in Tagum City. But you have to admit, it can’t be anything but a unique experience to say the least.
Davao grows some of the best fruits in the country, but this place is definitely not one for monkeys to lurk in. Plus, this place has first-rate accommodations and amenities, so head on down here now!
So, there you have it. These are just some of the best beach holidays Philippines destinations in the Davao region. Just remember the basics when it comes to planning for your beach trip for you to avoid any disasters along the way.