Every Filipino knows about the beauty of Boracay because of its white beaches and well-known standing. However, not everyone has the opportunity to visit such a wonderful place. In this article, we are going to talk about breathtaking alternatives for you to try! Here is a list of white sand beaches in Visayas:
Antonia Beach – Iloilo
Many people have been astonished by the resort’s powdery fine white sand and crystal clear water perfect for swimming and snorkeling. There are plenty of delicious kinds of seafood including the local food called “wasay-wasay”. The entrance is very affordable as well.
Paliton Beach – Siquijor
The beach of pure beauty, Paliton beach, is one of the most gorgeous white sand beaches in Visayas. The white powder sand beach, the clear seawater, the relaxing palm trees, the atmosphere of this paradise will make you not want to leave. It’s one of the places as well to see a beautiful sunset.
Caluya Island – Antique
In an isolated town in the northern part of Antique Province is a hidden paradise. The main challenge would be the transportation to the island. But your efforts will be paid off once you experience the raw beauty and get to know the friendly locals in the island.
Sumilon Island – Oslob, Cebu
Sumilon Island is one of the best white sand beaches in Visayas with its pure white sand and vibrant waters with bountiful marine life. The island has different types of beaches, a sandbar, hiking trails, and a historic century-old watchtower. Get ready to feel the heat of the sun and indulge yourself in its turquoise waters.
Sambawan Island, Leyte
Sambawan island is a hidden gem in Philippines. The feels of simplicity on this island will let you experience the true beauty of nature with its amazing views. Sambawan offers one of the clearest waters filled with hundreds of species which you can easily see and interact with while snorkeling near the shore. A little trek will bring you to the top of one of the mountains on the island which shall show you a wonderful view.
Philippines has over 7,641 islands to explore with 534 new islands discovered. These are only some of them. We are excited to see more and unveil each island and explore the hidden treasures that will satisfy our souls.