8 Jaw-Dropping Eco-Friendly Travel Destinations in the Philippines


One of the short yet best phrase that describes traveling is like what Ibn Battuta said: Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. In traveling, destination is just a bonus, what more important is that you enjoy every moment of your journey.

If there are some who go for spa places to release their stress, there are some who are relieved when they go traveling. It is somewhat therapeutic, which heals your pain.

One of the worthy-places that will make someone relaxed and enjoy peacefulness is none other than the nature itself. Start making your bucket list as we show you 10 of the eco-friendly destinations in the Philippines.

1. Mayon Volcano and Cagsawa Ruins (Bicol)

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If you are looking for a travel spot which has a rich history, one of it is Bicol’s Mayon Volcano and Cagsawa ruins. It’s majestic perfect cone shape tip is enough to take your breath away. *Gasp.

2. Batad (Banaue, Ifugao)

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Have no idea of how mountains could be so amazingly beautiful? Batad will show it to you. Brace yourself while looking at the rice paddies made by the Ifugaos!

P.S.: Don’t forget to take photos!

3. Batanes

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Travel up north and breathe fresh air at Batanes! This place will make you feel like you’re top of the world. Hold your breath while looking into the houses made of rocks. You will surely rocked by the amazing culture of the Batanes.

4. Minalungao National Park (Nueva Ecija)

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Be mesmerized by the scenic emerald green water of the Peñaranda River of Minalungao National Park situated in Nueva Ecija. Aside from the beautiful river, you will also be enchanted by the 16-meter high limestone structures that surrounds Peñaranda River.

5. Sagada (Mountain Province)

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Want to have a peaceful and great travel destination? Mountain Province Sagada will bring the peacefulness that you’re looking in a place.

If you like to burst out your hard feelings, it is also one of the best spots to vent it all out. You can shout to the top of your lungs.

6. La Mesa Eco Park (Largo, Quezon City)

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Want to travel but not too far?If you are fond of spending your free time embracing the beauty of nature, then visit La Mesa Eco Park located in Largo, Quezon City. See? You don’t have to travel that far just to be close to nature.

7. Lake Sebu

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Appreciate nature even more with Southern Mindanao Lake Sebu. Make your travel experience more memorable and fun, row a boat into the lake with your eco-friendly buddies.

8. Sohoton Islands (Surigao del Norte)

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Get lured with the majestic and enchanted Sohoton Bay located in Surigao del Norte. It is where earth’s edge and glorious sea meets. What makes this place more beautiful is the crystal clear sea water that it has. Oh!

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