Romantic Getaway Vacation Destinations in the Philippines

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Places perfect for a Romantic Getaway Vacation and doing an intimate wedding proposal for couples in the Philippines

The Philippines has been booming when it comes to tourism. It has been famous for having thousands of islands with magnificent beaches thus makes it a beautiful country with many romantic destinations perfect for couples looking for a getaway. Here are some options:

  • Palawan – This stunning island province in the western part of the Philippines offers breathtaking beaches, crystal-clear waters, and stunning natural attractions such as the Underground River and El Nido.
  • Siargao – If you and your partner are into surfing, Siargao is the place to go. Known for its world-class surf spots, this island also boasts beautiful lagoons, rock pools, and stunning beaches.
  • Batanes – This remote group of islands in the northernmost part of the Philippines is a great choice for couples who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. With its rolling hills, cliffs, and picturesque villages, Batanes offers a serene and romantic atmosphere.
  • Coron – Located in the Calamian Islands in the northern part of Palawan, Coron is a great destination for couples who love diving and snorkeling. The area is home to several shipwrecks, vibrant coral reefs, and clear waters perfect for exploring.

These are just a few of the many romantic getaway destinations in the Philippines. Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, or a mix of both, the Philippines has something to offer for every couple.

What is romantic about Palawan?

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Palawan, a stunning island province located in the western part of the Philippines, is considered one of the most romantic destinations in the world. Its breathtaking natural beauty and serene atmosphere make it the perfect place for couples looking for a romantic getaway. Here are some of the things that make Palawan so romantic.

  • Pristine Beaches – Palawan is home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches. The powdery white sand and crystal-clear waters are perfect for a romantic stroll or a dip in the ocean. Whether you’re looking for a secluded spot or a lively beach party, Palawan has a beach that will suit your needs.

Pristine clear water romantic beaches in Palawan Philippines

  • Island Hopping – Palawan is made up of over 1,700 islands, and exploring them by boat is a popular activity for couples. You can hire a private boat and go on a romantic island-hopping adventure, visiting stunning lagoons, secluded beaches, and snorkeling spots.

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  • Underwater World – Palawan’s underwater world is just as beautiful as its beaches. The clear waters are home to a diverse range of marine life, including colorful coral reefs, tropical fish, and sea turtles. Scuba diving or snorkeling with your partner is an unforgettable experience that you can both cherish for years to come.

Beautiful underwater photo of rock formations in barracuda lake coron

  • Natural Wonders – Palawan is home to several natural wonders that make for a romantic backdrop. The Underground River, one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature, is a must-visit attraction that takes you on a mystical journey through a network of caves and underground rivers. Other natural attractions include the breathtaking limestone cliffs of El Nido, the stunning rock formations of Coron, and the beautiful waterfalls of Puerto Princesa.

Best sunset beach for a wedding proposal in Coron, Palawan

  • Sunset Views – Palawan’s sunsets are among the most beautiful in the world. Watching the sun go down with your partner is a romantic experience that you shouldn’t miss. You can enjoy the sunset from a beach, a boat, or a hilltop view.
  • Romantic Accommodations – Palawan has a range of accommodations that are perfect for couples. From luxury beach resorts to romantic cottages, you can find the perfect place to stay that suits your budget and preferences.

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Palawan’s natural beauty and serene atmosphere make it one of the most romantic destinations in the world. Its pristine beaches, underwater world, natural wonders, sunset views, and romantic accommodations make a charming and perfect place for couples looking for a romantic getaway. Whether you’re planning a honeymoon, an anniversary celebration, or just a romantic vacation, Palawan is a destination that will leave you with unforgettable memories.

Seven Reasons Why you should have your Romantic Sunset Wedding Proposal in Palawan, Philippines

Surprise sunset beach wedding proposal package in coron, Palawan

Palawan, a beautiful island province in the Philippines, is a popular destination for couples who are looking for a romantic getaway, romantic honeymoon and beach weddings. But did you know that Palawan is also an ideal location to pop the big question and have a wedding proposal? Here are some reasons why Palawan is a perfect place for your wedding proposal.

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1. Breathtaking Scenery – Palawan is famous for its stunning natural beauty, voted internationally as the best island in the world, including its turquoise waters, lush greenery, and white sandy beaches. This stunning backdrop creates an unforgettable atmosphere for your proposal, making the moment all the more special.

2. Privacy – Palawan has many secluded spots that are perfect for a romantic proposal. Whether you prefer a quiet beach or a private boat tour, you can find a location that offers the privacy and intimacy that you need for a perfect proposal.

Secluded beaches in coron Palawan perfect for sunset wedding proposal

3. Variety of Venues – Palawan has a variety of venues that are perfect for a proposal, from luxurious resorts to rustic lodges. You can choose a location that suits your preferences and budget, ensuring that your proposal is tailored to your needs.

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4. Adventure – Palawan is home to many adventures that you can add to your proposal, such as island-hopping, snorkeling, and scuba diving. You can create an unforgettable proposal by including an adventure that you and your partner will cherish for a lifetime.

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5. Romantic Accommodations – Palawan has many romantic accommodations that are perfect for couples, from beachfront villas to cozy cottages. You can create a romantic atmosphere by choosing a beautiful accommodation that fits your style and preferences.

6. Great Food – Palawan is home to a wide variety of delicious food, ranging from fresh seafood to local delicacies. You can add a special touch to your proposal by having a romantic dinner at a local restaurant, making the moment all the more special.

7. Local Culture – Palawan has a unique culture that you can experience while you’re there. You can include local traditions, such as a serenade or a dance, to make your proposal even more memorable and unique.

With that being said, Palawan is a perfect location for your wedding proposal. With its breathtaking scenery, privacy, variety of venues, adventure, romantic accommodations, great food, and local culture, Palawan provides a memorable and unique experience that you and your partner will cherish for a lifetime.

The advantages of proposing to your loved one on a private boat tour

 

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Proposing to your loved one is one of the most significant moments in your life, and you want to make it perfect. While many people choose to propose in public spaces, like restaurants or parks, there is a growing trend towards private boat tours for proposals. Here are some benefits of proposing to your loved one on a private boat tour.

  • Privacy – Private boat tours offer a level of privacy that you may not find in other public spaces. You can avoid distractions from other people and focus on the special moment between you and your partner.
  • Scenic Beauty – Boat tours take you to some of the most beautiful and secluded spots in the world. You can propose to your partner while surrounded by stunning scenery, creating an unforgettable experience that you’ll both cherish forever.

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  • Intimacy – Proposing on a private boat tour creates a sense of intimacy that is hard to replicate in other settings. You and your partner will have a chance to enjoy each other’s company without the pressure of other people around.
  • Flexibility – Private boat tours offer a level of flexibility that can be challenging to find in other venues. You can customize your proposal to your preferences, whether you prefer a daytime or nighttime setting, a particular location or route, or a specific ambiance.
  • Adventure – A private boat tour can add a sense of adventure to your proposal. You and your partner can explore hidden coves, discover new landscapes, and create unforgettable memories together.

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  • Luxury – Many private boat tours offer a level of luxury that can make your proposal feel extra special. You can choose from different types of boats, like yachts or catamarans, and add extra amenities like champagne, flowers, or music.
  • Flexibility – With a private boat tour, you have the flexibility to extend your proposal into a romantic outing or weekend getaway, making it a truly unforgettable experience.

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Proposing on a private boat tour is an excellent way to create a memorable and intimate experience for you and your partner. The privacy, scenic beauty, intimacy, flexibility, adventure, luxury, and versatility offered by private boat tours make them an excellent option for anyone looking for a unique and unforgettable proposal.

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What are you waiting for? We will arrange everything for you. All you need to do is to book your plane tickets and buy her a ring.

Contact us for available Sunset Wedding Proposal packages and available dates.

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C RC R
05:51 03 Apr 24
I give 5 stars because they actually helped me to arrange the tour to Balabac in last minute. However, because the money wired through the local bank in my country took time to be processed, so i missed the boat due to peak season as many people paid before my money was received by the tour guide.As most of people usually feel, once your money has been transferred out to someone you do not know, you probably frustrated that your money would not be able to be refunded.But not in my experience. I dont need to be worry, the owner refunded me the money he has received (minus the bank fees). He promised to refund me and he did it. It was around 18.700 Pesos.So, eventhough i didn't manage to go with the tour, but i am really satisfied with their legitimate and great business practice. Hopefully, people will try their services and not worry about their legit business!Thanks a lot!
Chloe BlanchardChloe Blanchard
13:38 27 Mar 24
The most wonderful experience from booking to beach! Karel and Mel were so fast and responsive to my very last minute trip over the holidays. We booked a private boat for two and could not have been happier with our four day trip! We didn’t think about anything other than snorkeling the entire time. Linda, our captain, cooked wonderful meals and took us to totally empty beautiful beaches. We loved staying the night in Pical especially! Wonderful to experience the Philippines this way! Will come back again and would recommend to anyone!
hotel luci del farohotel luci del faro
08:13 31 Jan 24
We booked the 3 day 2 night expedition, from Coron to Sibaltan.First of all the booking part was really simple. I organized this trip to the Philippines last minute for my family (my parents and my uncles) but Karel answered all my questions very quickly and really made everything easier for me. It was an incredible experience. Albert, our tour leader, is a wonderful guy, always smiling and ready to help us. They assisted us in everything and really took care of making everything go smoothly. The accommodation on the islands is as spartan as you expect but the location of each hut alone is worth the trip. The wonder of nature was then added to the goodness of cuisine. It's really difficult to argue how you can cook all that goodness on a boat.If you are looking for an authentic experience, in contact with nature, off the beaten track, this company's private expedition is certainly for you.
Kate BrownKate Brown
00:22 27 Oct 23
What an unforgettable experience! We did a two night (3 day) island hopping tour from Sibaltan to Coron. Everything was so well organized and the boat crew were amazing and really made sure we had a great time. The accommodation was rustic, but added to the authentic experience of the Philippines. Karel always responded to any queries we had promptly. Our boatman, Albert, was the most amazing chef and we enjoyed every meal. The crew taught the kids how to fish with a line which was their highlight of the trip. They took us to the most unbelievable snorkelling spots along the way. Would highly recommend this trip.
Ian PascualIan Pascual
02:43 10 Aug 23
One of the most amazing, unforgettable things you can do in your life
Lou PrataliLou Pratali
11:04 25 Jul 23
This is a must to do!!Super ultimate tour is the best with Kayangan and barracuda lake, twin lagoons (my favorite), coral garden (blue fabulous coral) were the best. It’s really worth it to pay for private tour (3500 to 4000 PHP). You will also have to pay for entrance fees (150 to 200PHP by location) and eventually shopping at the market - must do (count 300 for 2 for fish, pork, fruits and vegetables, water).
Gérard BENOITGérard BENOIT
16:11 07 Feb 23
I was looking for a personalized excursion to the stunning Bacuit Gulf.Based on the comments, I contacted Mel.Very responsive, very efficient and perfect organization.The on-board staff were very friendly and very helpful.And I'm not even talking about the meal on board...a marvel.In all fairness, this excursion will remain an excellent memory and I cannot recommend Mel and his team highly enough.A big thank-you.
Alyse TarbottonAlyse Tarbotton
23:48 30 Aug 22
This tour went well above all our expectations! I couldn't recommend this enough! The boat crew, captain and tour guide were nothing but amazing, everyone was so kind, helpful and friendly. The crew knew the best spots to visit that weren't overcrowded with tourists, 3 times we were lucky enough to have whole islands to ourselves! It was my partner's birthday while away and everything went above and beyond, bonfire, cake, birthday card, singing and celebrating with us.If you love camping this is definitely a tout you should do, it has been the highlight of our trip!!
Danish KayaniDanish Kayani
10:24 31 Oct 19
Coron is the best place i have ever seen.. picturesque. Beautiful. Peaceful
We booked a 4 days/3 nights private boat trip from Coron to Sibaltan. The organization went very well from the beginning, the owner answered to all my questions, and we were able to choose which islands to visit and where to sleep. The first night we slept in a bungalow in Banana Island, the second we camped in Araw beach and the last we slept in a seafront bungalow builded on a tree in Pical on Iloc Island.The islands in that area are the most beautiful islands I have ever seen, with clear water, lots of coral reef and fishes to see, white sand and almost deserted. The crew was very friendly and polite and they organize every single meal and for camping they give you a tent which was just perfect! This was our highlight in our 2 weeks in the Philippines and I wish I had booked a longer trip. A private trip gives you the freedom to decide where and when to go.
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Gérard Benoit
Gérard Benoit
2023-02-08
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I was looking for a personalized excursion to the beautiful bay of Bacuit. Seeing the comments, I contacted Mel. Very responsive, very efficient and perfect organization. The crew were very friendly and very helpful. And I'm not even talking about the meal on board...a marvel. In all fairness, this excursion will remain an excellent memory and I can recommend Mel and his team highly enough. A big thank-you.
André Mardoñal
André Mardoñal
2019-10-22
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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The island world of Linapacan between Coron and El Nido with the clearest waters in the world is truly a dream for itself! Without a boat you won't be able to see it! But what this boat trips makes so amazing is the crew! Once you come on board they might be shy in the beginning but will make you feel welcome and home from the first moment. Not only that they are looking that you sit comfortable all the time, they will prepare fresh and delicious food what the buy from local markets. They know the best spots and most beautiful islands and will bring you to places where you get this "Robinson Cruisoe feeling". Every day you visit 3 to 5 spots for snorkeling, enjoying a beach or exploring a little island. The accommodation we had was good and simple. We slept in bungalows and tents right at the beach. Sheets and towels were always provided and sometimes towels. After a while you feel like a family on board. We loved living the boat life didn't wanna leave! If you doubt take a longer than shorter trip! For any questions please message me.
Sarah Uhan
Sarah Uhan
2019-01-31
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All in all it was a really great experience. It's a once in a lifetime thing to do and you won't get more authentic and basic Philippino experiences anywhere else. We were not so lucky with the wind and waves so we couldn't do all the stops we wanted to unfortunately. So be aware that especially the months from January to May can be very rough on water. But we still saw some great places Benji took us. Benji and his family was very nice and they did everything they could. The food was amazing - always freshly made in authentic Philippino style and way too much for the 2 of us. Make sure to bring enough cash - many of the islands cost extra (entrance fee) and be aware that any kind of accommodation and food (200php per meal) is not included in the boat fee. Also the deposit and commission fee for the agency are a little over the top, especially since the crew does not get any of it. The costs all in all are rather high for phillipino circumstances especially given the basicness of it all. However if you think about that all 5 boat people (in our case) live off of the boat fee alone, you spent the money willingly. Be aware though that accommodation and sanataries are very basic if even existant. So you gotta have the right mindset. Bring tissue, sanatiszer and earplugs to get some better sleep. Another feedback I have concerning the size of the boat. I don't think it is sufficient for more than 4 people. If the weather is like it was these days, you always have to sit on top and it was already a little squeezy with us 2 and 5 boat people. So I guess 4 guests can be fine but more than that won't have the space. There is different boat sizes but make sure to talk about that with Karel in advance. Other than that it was really worth it and we got to see so many great beaches and reefs which we could have never been able to visit without the tour.
Eric Liu
Eric Liu
2018-03-15
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It was scary to book a 5 day trip with no places to stay confirmed or a strong itinerary. And in the Philippines, communication is difficult. But that is part of changing mindsets to a rural island mindset. In the end, everything worked out. We had some tough moments with bugs. But we also had some amazingly beautiful secluded beaches, the best snorkeling in the world, relaxing on the beach, and freshly made food on the boat while docked at beautiful places (better than being on land). Note, we went with Benji. Recommendations: - you must get a local SIM when you arrive to make sure pickup and everything works out - some islands have bugs - use bug spray! Pros: - a fraction of the cost - away from the crowds - can customize what you want - just ask! - a truly local experience - saw a REAL rural town Cons: - locals aren't really polished tour guides - if you don't ask for it, you won't get it, need to be pretty proactive - pretty simple "activities" - no frills like bathrooms or kayaks etc.
Ángela Deand
Ángela Deand
2017-04-26
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We can't be more grateful to have had the opportunity of experience the peace in Patoyo Kitesurfing Camping! Spending two weeks in Dimancal Island, gave us the chance to experiment the rural and traditional way of life, in touch with the nature and people. We have learnt how to cook with fire, how to open a coconut and how to survive in an environment where for a time we forget about unnecessary needs, just to focus on enjoy the small details and pleasures of life. Mentioning too the amazing snorkeling and beautiful islands around this place, which make it unique​ and special. It is a lovely option if you are running away from tourists and overcrowded places in the Philippines. You will find yourself in the middle of virgin beaches and nature, surrounding​ by charming people. We will definitely come back!
Caroline Danielle
Caroline Danielle
2017-02-13
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We haven't done a Tao tour, but I would suspect that this is a cheaper version of the same thing. Our boat operator (Benji) and the entire crew were were fun, friendly and made an effort to ensure we had a good time. If you get a large group of people together it can be a really inexpensive alternative to other Coron-El Nino and vice versa island hopping tours. The food was good, but more expensive than as advertised by Karl. The price quote we got was 100 php a meal, but the boat charged us 200. Since the food was good we didn't mind the extra expense, but it is important to keep in mind if you're on a budget. Definitely plan for some incidental spending. Our boat did have some mechanical issues and as a result we ended up being stuck in the same place for longer than we wanted to be. That being said, little could have been done about it and the trip was fun nonetheless.
Hauk Are Fjeld
Hauk Are Fjeld
2017-01-01
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If you believe that doing the touristic tours in El Nido and going to "The hidden beach" takes you off the beaten path, you are wrong. There are lots of beautiful places in Palawan, but few of these places are without any other tourists. If you want to spend some extra effort on getting away from the tourist places, and don't mind a little "primitive" living, Island Hopping in the Philippines is definitely something you should check out
Arnold Cabiguen
Arnold Cabiguen
2015-05-08
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The snorkeling in this area is phenomenal. Clearest waters in the world. I guess it's because there is relatively such lower tourist traffic through here, and the locals really protect the reefs!
Karel Kosman
Karel Kosman
2015-05-08
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Love it so much, just had to say it twice!
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A wife and a mother of one with a small family business operation. We love to travel so we know what you need. In our family, I’m the one who loves organizing romantic wedding proposals and El Nido and Coron private day tours.

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