While everyone is having fun in the party scenes of Boracay, are you the type to go on an adventure, seeking thrills and exploring the unknown every step of the way? Are you the type of person who wants to be the first to try secreted and yet highly recommended tourist spots? Then you might as well read on because these six location found in the Philippines will surely get your wanderlust spiking.

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Here are some of the places in the Philippines you need to add on t your bucket list for 2016!

  1. Nagsasa Cove, Zambales

This is one is at the top of the list in terms of overnight beach camping. Nagsasa Cove, Capones Island and the Anawangin beach in Zambales is the perfect place for your barkada outing where you can visit and set up a camp then go hiking or trekking the next morning, and then swim at the beach to cool off! Perfect for solo tourists and by group travel, you can be assured that your travel is safe due to the many visitors that they receive just to get away from the busy life.

  1. Tagaytay

Tagaytay still continues to be one of the best tourists spots in the Philippines. Due to its cool climate, you can enjoy your time away from all the stress city life has to offer. There are many country club homes in Tagaytay that provides you with comfort and fine-dining experience all the while giving you a spectacular view of the Taal Volcano and other majestic plains.

  1. Sagada

Dubbed to be the Shangri La of the PH, you will enjoy your time here because there are tons of activities made available for you. Sagada is famous for the Sugong Hanging Coffins and it is considered to be their most iconic tourist attraction. You will all have to try spelunking, waterfalls hiking, trekking and visiting other historical sites.

  1. Batanes

Truly a hidden gem in the Philippines, Batanes is what you would call a safe haven away from all the ruckus of the city. You can enjoy your stay here while exploring all the islands, befriending the locals while immersing in the beautiful culture and history the place has to offer, while also visiting the renowned lighthouse as well as the Church of Mahatao and Pacita Abad’s home.

  1. Badian, Cebu

The Kawasan Falls in Badian, Cebu is a must-try which offers a guided canyoning tour. It’s all about adventure, am I right? This will surely provide you the thrill of excitement because canyoneering downstream in Badian is the perfect activity to get your adrenaline running high which is the prefect time to scream YOLO with your friends or family!

  1. Bangui, Ilocos Norte

Ilocos, Norte’s Wind Farm will give you a spectatcular view of their Wind Giants and it does not disappoint. The majestic view of numerous windmills is a sight to see and definitely dubbed to be instagram worthy! Feel the breeze which you can only find in Bangui. You can also enjoy getting your skin sunkissed at any of the Pagudpud beaches which are known for its finest sandy shorelines.

So what are you waiting for, save up and make sure you find the time to travel to all the places mentioned here. It will surely be worth your while!

Author Bio

Randolph Hoover and his family were originally from San Diego California but he is currently studying Business Administration in Umea University in Sweden. Aside from being a student, He also helps his parents with their home maintenance business in their home in Umea. He is also one of the marketing guy for Tagaytay Highlands.