Palo Beach, Leyte, the site of General Douglas MacArthur's landing on October 20, 1944, where he fulfilled his
promise, "I shall return."
Banaue Rice Terraces are 2,000 year old
terraces that were carved into the mountains of Ifugao. You will find them in the provinces of Apayao,
Benguet, and are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. They are dubbed
as the "Eighth Wonder of the World."
7. Enjoy Tropical
If you like water sports, soft white sand, ocean waves, snorkeling, surfing, or
scuba diving, the Philippines is your answer. With 7,107 islands, and a coastline twice the length of that of
the United States, the Philippines is Asia's Beach Capital. And Boracay Island, on the northwestern tip of
Panay, Western Visayas that is often touted as the “finest beach in the world.”
If you are into wreck diving, try Subic Bay in
Olongapo. Subic has 27 wrecks including the USS New York, a battleship scuttled during World
War II, to keep her 17-inch main guns from falling into the hands of the Japanese.