When you get that itch on your feet to go frolicking in the sand and dipping away the hot sting of the summer heat, the Bicol region is the perfect place for you as it offers not one or five but 17 perfect summer getaways to fill up a month’s travel.
This place boasts of two main tourist must-haves in their vacation – long stretch of white sand of Mahabang Buhangin and pristine blue waters of the Pacific, both of which are ideal for relaxation. Since it is less frequented and less commercialized as opposed to more crowded beaches, the island is a perfect getaway for seclusion away from the busy hustle and bustle of city life.
Caramoan, Camarines Sur
Caramoan brings into reality every person’s imagined beach paradise – deep blue waters teeming with marine ecosystem perfect for snorkeling and swimming and backdropped by lush green mountains. What makes the place more perfect? Finding not one but 10 perfect destinations in the island where you can equally enjoy this kind of beauty while getting unique, once in a lifetime vacation experience.
Subic Beach in Matnog, Sorsogon
This beach gives “hidden treasure” the best face. As you travel from the port of Matnog and nearing Subic Beach, its beautiful pinkish sand will leave you awestruck. And the best part is that as you marvel at the diverse and almost untouched coral formation perfectly visible above water you will realize that the beach has more than its aesthetic beauty to offer.
Misibis Bay Resort in Cagraray Island, Albay
Most people usually frown at developed and luxurious resorts. But before your bias gets the better of you and miss one of the best Bicol experiences you will ever get, make sure to include Misibis Bay Resort which has been able to perfectly marry both resort sophistication and nature preservation.
Halea National Park in Ticao Island, Masbate
True to its being a national park, Halea is haven to various sea species with its rich ecosystem. Because of the protection it gets, the area has maintained its beauty drawing tourists from all over the globe to experience its wonders. It is so wonderful that the locals themselves could not get enough of this place.