The Nagsasa Cove in Zambales has earned its place among sunworshippers and beach bummers. For explorers the backwoods also holds hiking potentials leading to several waterfalls during rainy seasons. On dry seasons, the colors of the woods is also something to behold.
Naidi Hills in Basco, Batan Island, Batanes is one of the most scenic spots in the area. What’s better is it’s just a walking distance from the town center itself.
The rice terraces in the Cordillera Mountain Province is one of the Philippines UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Batad, a village a couple of hours away from the more commonly known Banaue Rice Terraces, has well-preserved ampitheater-like terraces rising to the mountaintops.
Mt. Maculot in Cuenca, Batangas is one of the popular mountain climbing destinations near Manila due to its accessibility, established trail and easy but challenging climb. The Rockies at the shoulder of the summit has impressive views of the Taal Lake.