Very beautiful lake Kayangan in the Philippines – Coron, Palawan. Image: Udompeter / Shutterstock A parade of colourful smiling masks at Masskara Festival, Bacolod City. Image: hijodeponggol / Shutterstock The Philippine tarsier (Carlito syrichta) is a species of tarsier endemic to the Philippines. It is one of the smallest known primates. Image: nivedith Gajapathy / Shutterstock An aerial view of the colourful houses of La Trinidad, Benguet. Image: Smallcreative / Shutterstock An aerial view of beautiful lagoons and limestone cliffs in Coron, Palawan, The Philippines. Image: RM Nunes / Shutterstock Swimming with whale sharks near Donsol Bay, South Luzon. Image: Razor527 / Shutterstocl A tropical beach with palm trees, Filipino boats, blue sky, turquoise water and white sand. It really is paradise in El Nido, Palawan. Image: Iuliia Shcherbakova / Shutterstock A traveller relaxes on a boat in Big Lagoon, El Nido, Palawan. Image: Alena Ozerova / Shutterstock Island-hopping tour boats are docked along a floating walkway in Twin Lagoon, located in north Palawan. Image: N8Allen / Shutterstock The Philippine eagle is among the beautiful native fauna of the country. Image: Alaz / Shutterstock Mayon volcano in the early morning, Bicol, Luzon. Image: GlebSStock / Shutterstock City Centre street scene in the historic colonial town of Vigan, Luzon. Image: Daniel Andis / Shutterstock Your little slice of paradise awaits in The Philippines. Image: leoks / Shutterstock The beautiful Island of Guyam beach paradise near Siargao, Philippines. Image: Adel Newman
was this stunning? A paradise of islands, beaches, incredible animals and fascinating culture, you have to see it to believe it. It’s under nine hours to fly from Sydney to the capital of Manila, so easy to get to, and there’s
so much to see
. Check out these images if you don’t believe us. Bet you’ll be pining for a beach all to yourself in no time.