Today we will talk about magical sunsets in the Philippines. The main reason why tourists come to the Philippines is to explore their beautiful island and beaches. For us when traveling in the Philippines our favorite part of the day is enjoying Philippine sunsets.
There are many special and popular like White Beach in Boracay and Port Barton. But we will discover for you other sunsets not so popular in the Philippines.
WHERE TO STAY IN THE PHILIPPINES
You can get accommodation starting from 800-1000 PHP (less than $20 USD) for a room in a guesthouse. Can you imagen if you are two of you traveling in the Philippines, it will be $10 USD each.
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SUNSETS IN THE PHILIPPINES
1. WHITE BEACH BORACAY ISLAND
How beautiful are the sunsets in Boracay Island. One of our favorite sunsets in the Philippines. White Beach is located from Station 3 to Station 1. It’s crowded but so beautiful the colors. Ready for more adventure and to really experience the Boracay and its picturesque beaches? Try the local sailing experience, the Paraw Sailing.
Read here things to do in Boracay Island!
2. PORT BARTON
Sunsets in Itatay Beach the main beach in Port Barton are amazing. You can enjoy the sunset with a beer, juice, a fresh coconut. We did mostly taking pictures and swimming in the sunsets. For us Port Barton are our favorite sunsets in the Philippines.
Read here things to do in Port Barton!
3. LOOC TABLAS ISLAND
Looc is a quiet place and the most popular sunset is in Binucot Beach. But we were lucky and had amazing sunsets and sunrises in Looc just in front of the Fish Sanctuary.
Read here how to get to Looc Fish Sanctuary!
4. SUBIC BAY
In Subic the sunsets almost never disappoint, so it’s always a moment of the day we looked forward to. We took magical shots every trip that we did in Subic!
One of our favorite Batanes tourist spots and for sure the best in North tour. We recommend you visiting one of the best Philippine sunsets and enjoy the colors while taking pictures or just sitting down and relaxing.
6. ISLAND HOPPING IN EL NIDO
While doing island hopping with the boat party in El Nido. We enjoyed one of the most magical sunsets in the Philippines. Lovely colors for a perfect day in the islands.
Read here El Nido tourist spots!
7. KANDAMARAN ISLAND, BALABAC
We were staying in Island and the sunsets were so magical. Blue and clear water combining with orange and pink colors was amazing. Our place for staying was Kandaraman Island and the sunsets were so colorful and amazing.
8. VIVERE AZURE, ANILAO
There was an infinity pool and couchs for relaxing and enjoying the amazing views of the islands. We enjoyed watching the sunset daily as well! The area was really quiet and relaxed since the place didn’t have many rooms. You will really have a chance to rest peacefully there.
9. MOUNT TAPYAS CORON
After a nice walk, the tour can be done in 1-2 hours and it’s free with no entrance fee. It will take around 20-30 minutes to go up not too much too see the best is going direct to the top in our opinion and enjoying the views and the sunset there.
Read here Coron tourist spots!
MORE SUNSETS IN THE PHILIPPINES
10. SAUD BEACH, PAGUDPUD
We have to say that sunsets was one of our favorite things to do in Pagupdud. They are so colorful with the view of the windmills on the bottom. Despite of little bit rainy during the day, we were so lucky of enjoying the sunsets everyday.
11. PANAGSAMA BEACH, MOALBOAL
Around Panagsama Beach there are bars and restaurants. After the sunset is perfect time for dinner and also having beer. You will find great nightlife in Moalboal. And we were surprised how many people went around at night even is a fisherman village tourists are coming more often, Moalboal is becoming very popular in Cebu.
Read here things to do in Moalboal!
12. LIGHTHOUSE BEACH, MALAPASCUA
You can go to the Lighthouse Beach for the amazing sunset. There are also spectacular views from the island from the top. It’s close to Langob Beach and you can access it by walking or by taking a habal-habal. It’s such an authentic and enjoyable experience to just walk around the beautiful Malapascua Island.
Read here things to do in Malapascua!
13. WHITE BEACH, PUERTO GALERA
Maybe White Island in Puerto Galera wasn’t the most magical sunset in the Philippines. But for us it’s one of the most special since it was our first sunset together just after one week that we met. Puerto Galera was our first trip together in the Philippines.
14. PANGLAO, BOHOL
It’s not much of a secret anymore that we are so addicted to watch Philippine sunsets. In Panglao, we watched sunsets while kayaking and paddling. The colors were absolutely breathtaking, and it’s just the perfect time to enjoy the water.
A must-do, definitely. These small moments can easily make your stay in Bohol (or really, any other beach for that matter) extra memorable.
15. MACTAN ISLAND, CEBU
Mactan Island is located close to the International Airport in Cebu. We took this shot at the end of our trip around Cebu. It was a perfect way to end the trip.
Read here Cebu tourist spots!
16. MANILA BAY: PHILIPPINE SUNSETS
We don’t go very often to Manila since there is so much traffic. But our favorite place for sunset is Manila Bay. It’s crowded but the views are great.
17. LA UNION
La Union is popular destination for surfing in the Philippines. We didn’t try it. But we enjoyed sunsets and nightlife there. This sunset was at Thunderbird Resort.
18. SAN VICENTE PALAWAN
Palawan is a magical island and San Vicente is calm and quiet. Apart from the long beach in San Vicente we saw one of the most magical sunsets in the Philippines.
19. SAMAL ISLAND
Samal Island is located in Mindanao close to Davao City. Our favorite time of the day is whenever we get to watch the sunset with a beer in our hands. It´s a special moment that you feel at home wherever you are in the world.
Hope you enjoyed our sunsets in the Philippines and enjoyed our pictures and stories behind every sunset. Share the post with your friends and let us know in the comments below which one is your favorite sunset in the Philippines.
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About the Author: Ruben, co-founder of Gamintraveler.com since 2014, is a seasoned traveler from Spain who has explored over 100 countries since 2009. Known for his extensive travel adventures across South America, Europe, the US, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and Africa, Ruben combines his passion for adventurous yet sustainable living with his love for cycling, highlighted by his remarkable 5-month bicycle journey from Spain to Norway. He currently resides in Spain, where he continues to share his travel experiences alongside his partner, Rachel, and their son, Han.