While not always the “best” choice for beaches when traveling, Davao holds a certain charm to it which draws people in to experience its vibrant culture. You’ve probably heard all about Eden Nature Park or Samal Island, but this region proves to be more than what meets the social media eye. And because we’ve made it our mission to show you all the hidden gems this majestic country has to offer, allow us to take you through this provincial paradise the way you’ve never seen it before.
There’s more to Albay than Sili Ice Cream, Sili Fruit Shakes, Bicol Express, Pinangat and the famous Mayon Volcano. Exploring towns such as Legazpi, Camalig, Daraga and Bacacay can bring an entirely different, extensive, historical and memorable Albay experience.
Here are 10 sites you probably haven’t been to (nor heard of), but definitely have to see and experience when you’re in the Bicol Region.
What comes to mind when one mentions the words ‘island paradise’? White sand beaches? Shorelines teeming with wildlife? A breathtaking view of an endless cerulean horizon? Idyllic landscapes largely untouched by the modern world? Well, at Guimaras, you get all of these and a lot more. A lot more. This magical island a short roro ride away from Iloilo greeted us with a ton of pleasant surprises.
Soak in the beauty that will leave you smiling and singing inside cars and boats. Such is the experience Catanduanes has to offer — a simple town that’s home to beautiful beaches, rock formations, rolling hills, and summer memories you’ll dare not forget. Read on to find out everything you need to know after packing your bags towards this amazingly undiscovered destination.