Discover the treasure of Southeast Asia
. For a welcoming holiday destination, the vivid cultural inheritance
of this formerly colonized country will add richness to your sojourn in the tropical country of the Philippines
, a string of over 700 islands fringed by coral. Exotic vacation rental homes, condo rentals with swimming pools and fitness facilities, or an accommodation that offers panoramic views of the neighbouring islands are some of the lodging accommodations available as vacation rentals. Feel welcomed by the Filipino people
, derived from the local word meaning "Mangrove", is the capital city of the Philippines, and was once known as the Pearl of the Orient
. It is one of the 16 cities which comprise the 600 square-kilometer area of Metro Manila.
Coron Island Palawan
has seven lakes. Kayangan Lake
is the acclaimed cleanest lake in the Philippines. The Coron is perfect for deep-sea fishing, shipwreck diving
, and for its white beaches and clear blue waters. Views from the sunken Japanese warships off of the island are listed in Forbes Traveler Magazine
as one of the top 10 best scuba diving sites in the world
. Swim with the sharks
off of the shores of Donsol
, a small coastal fishing town, 600 kilometers away from Manila, on the southwest coast of Luzon
is Sipalay’s prime attraction
. With over 30 dive sites, it is suited for the inexperienced diver. Returning to your vacation rental accommodations, the choice is yours: Should I dine in tonight and prepare something in the kitchen of my condo rental? Or, is tonight the night to go to a nearby restaurant? Filipino cuisine
is known for these features: the bold combination of tamis
– sweet, asim
– sour, and the salty - alat
, within the multi-dishes being presented as one course.
is a feast for your eyes. Be enthralled with this unusual geological formation – ranging from 1,260 to over 1,700 hills spread over 50 square kilometers (20 square miles) - in the Bohol
Visit the historic Vigan, a UNESCO Heritage Site
. Spanish-era mansions are on display. Walk the cobblestone streets or take a ride in a kalesa
, a horse-drawn carriage directed by the cochero
. Will you be here in May? This is the time of the Viva Vigan Festival of the Arts
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to discover vacation rentals that will be your lodging accommodation for your holidays in the Philippians.
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