LOOK: Beautiful Summer Destinations As Boracay Alternatives


Here are some suggestions that could be included in the list of your summer destinations as Boracay alternatives for its impending closure.

Aside from the world-famous Boracay, there are still a lot of beautiful summer destinations in the Philippines.

Since the island paradise that offers white sand beaches and other amenities will soon be closed, it is time to explore other parts of the archipelago.

Here are some suggestion where you can spend your summer vacation and relax, based on the article published in GMA News Lifestyle section.

Coron, Palawan

This destination may not come into the minds of most vacationers but it deserves a spot on the bucket list of summer places worth to be visited.

It is a municipality of Coron in Busuanga and Palawan’s capital city, Puerto Princesa.

Two hours away from Coron town proper by boat, Malcapuya Island will surely satisfy the aesthetic feeling of nature lovers as it offers white, powdery sand beaches.

Kayangan Lake that is said to feature the cleanest and clearest waters all over the country will surely offer a relaxing feeling to every tourist.

Summer Destinations


The island-province of Guimaras is located between the provinces of Iloilo and Negros Occidental. It has 17 islands that are ready to be explored. The most popular among them are Inampulungan, Naburot, Nauai/Nauway, and Nagarao islands.

This one of the summer destinations is also popular for its sweet and tasty mangoes.


Located in Ilocos Norte, this destination also offers long stretch of white sand beach.

Aside from this, there are also a lot of options to spend your summer in the Ilocos Region such as Kapurpurawan Rock Formations, the towering Bangui Windmills, Cape Bojeador Lighthouse, Paoay Sand Dunes, Paoay Church, and the historic city of Vigan in Ilocos Sur.


Chocolate Hills and tarsiers are not the only tourist attraction in Bohol.

The province also offers beaches that can truly quench your thirst for summer vacation just like Panglao.

It also has fine white sand like Boracay.

Puerto Galera

For those who do not want to go far from Manila, Puerto Galera is the best option among the summer destinations.

Vacationers can either book a stay in Sabang or White beach as they arrive at the Batangas pier.

Sabang is known as a jump-off point for scuba diving while the White Island is accommodating for those who want to have leisure walks on the beach.


People with so hectic schedule who need to relax in its truest sense could try going to Siquijor.

The island offers fine white sand, clear blue waters, a calm and slow pace of life, and bombastically beautiful sunsets.

Sugar Beach

Originally called as Langub, Sugar beach got its new name from German writer Jens Peter because of its fine sand like sugar.

It is located in Sipalay, Negros Occidental, just a few hours away from the capital city of the province, Bacolod, based on the article.


Tinago Beach

This is one of the beaches in Caramoan, Camarines Sur. This beautiful summer destination has been a location of many ‘Survivor’ franchises.


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