The Philippines is an archipelago of islands offering thousands of travel opportunities to those who want to visit its world-famous island beaches, as well as a variety of eco-adventures for thrill-seekers who intend to island-hop to any of the country’s 7,107 islands. These photos show several hideaways where one can expect to find solitude and adventure, away from the madding crowds of the metropolis and island-party beaches such as Boracay.
Early morning sunrise in Camotes Islands, Cebu Province.
Outrigger boats used to ferry island hoppers to Camara Island, Zambales Province.
Footbridge in the edges of Lake Danao, Camotes Islands in Cebu Province.
Orange hues bathe the Zambales Mountain ranges during sunset in Nagsasa Cove in Zambales Province. Nagsasa Cove was formed out of settled volcanic ashes and lahar after the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in the early 1990s.
Tranquil blue summer sky and calm turquoise sea during an outrigger ferry boat ride in Cebu Province.
Island hoppers take an afternoon to cool off in one of the islands in El Nido, Palawan.
Tanned feet, marks of an island hopper/backpacker.
A kilometer-long exposed shore during low tide on Cagbalete Island, Quezon Province. Cagbalete Island is located east of Luzon Island in the Philippines.
Kayaking in front of the entrance to the Small Lagoon, in El Nido Palawan. El Nido is one of the prime snorkeling and diving sites in the Philippines, featuring karst-limestone rock formations and islets in clear blue waters.