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Summer in the Philippines: Famous Beaches, Different Types of People and Spending for Fun

It’s summer months once again in the Philippines. Did you know that Philippines have thousands of beach resorts where you can spend your vacation for a while? With around 7,107 islands, no wonder why this country is very famous to the world when it comes to leisure and fun in the sea. This blog is about the real summer heat going on in the Philippines during the months of March, April and May. Be amazed. Get curious. Get to know it. It’s all about the beach life in the land of the Filipinos!

On the Photos: First Glimpse of a Laiya Beach Resort





Google it or Bing it: famous beaches in Philippines. You’ll probably don’t think twice on packing up your luggage and fly to the country of white sands, hospitable people, low-cost commodities, colourful boats, deep blue sea, green mountain ranges, and beautiful weather. Who would not know about this number one tourist spot in the country today, Boracay? This perfect summer destination is well-known to the whole world and it is definitely attracting lots of foreigners year after year.


Add to that the El Nido in Palawan, the Pearl Farm in Davao, the Siargao Island in Surigao del Norte, the Pagudpod in Ilocos Norte, the Mactan Island in Cebu, the Camiguin Islands in Camiguin province, the Dakak Beach in Mindanao, the Panglao Island in Bohol, and the Hundred Islands in Pangasinan. You all have the time to explore these beaches and they’re perfect to visit during summer time.

On the Photos: Views of Laiya Beaches in San Juan, Batangas, Philippines











Introducing the Laiya beach resorts in Batangas, Philippines. Laiya is one of the places to be if you are after a short- trip summer escapade from Manila. For about one and half hour travel, you will already experience the beach life at its finest. The White Cove, Blue Coral, Virgin, Laiya-Alahbiga, Acuaverde, Punto Miguel, Moonlight, Laiya Coco Grove, Sabangan, Llamar, Lola Resort, and hundreds of other beach resorts are all over Barangay Laiya, San Juan, Batangas. See the summary of these beaches on these photos below and start planning your summer trip afterwards.

On the Photos: More of Laiya, San Juan, Batangas Beauty























Going here is easy and can be fast provided that you have the map with you. From Ninoy Aquino International Airport or NAIA, take the path going to South Luzon Express Way or SLEX via Magallanes-EDSA Interchange. Traverse SLEX heading south of Manila.

Accordingly, you will pass by on these places: Sucat, Alabang, Southwoods, Calamba, and Sto. Tomas. You can exit at Sto. Tomas which is already a town in the province of Batangas. Go straight to the public market which is along the national road. Take the left road heading to Maharlika Highway. This highway will lead you to San Pablo City, then Tiaong, and then to Candelaria, places in the nearby provinces of Laguna and Quezon. From Candelaria, take the Rosario-San Juan-Candelaria Road.

Within a few minutes, you will then reach the town of San Juan, Batangas. The San Juan-Laiya Road is next to your left. This is the 20-30 kilometres road that will bring you to the famous beaches in Barangay Laiya, San Juan, Batangas. Alternatively, you can take the Lipa Exit at SLEX. Head towards the Lipa City town proper, then take the Garcia-Rosario-San Juan-Candelaria Road. All these road trips can be made easy and fast with the help of Google Map, your GPS system, or a simple print out map showing the major roads of these above-mentioned places.

You might be thinking of snorkelling, kayaking, banana boat riding, jet skiing, scuba diving, island hopping, or simply swimming. Don’t worry, Laiya have it all for you. Here’s another batch of photos for you to watch and enjoy in Laiya.


On the Photos: Summer Shots of Philippine Beaches



























For many Filipinos, life is a beach. Literally, beach is the life of millions of Filipinos. Not only during summertime but also during rainy months, beach or the sea is where money is. There are thousands of fishermen in this country. The colourful boats will prove it all. The white sands is where selling, buying, enjoying, and even dying happens at any given time of the year. Philippines is a country of typhoons. Towns and barangays are actually the first places to be affected by these unpredictable strong winds and huge ocean waves. The floods, destroyed houses, and scattered debris that you can see in Manila, they are the mid or end effect of typhoons. People living near the sea are what not known to many as the most affected residences of the country. During typhoons, think of the worst things that can possibly happen on communities near the beaches. This is life in the beach, in the Philippines. It would be excellent to see these sad lives in the beach transforming into a happy one on the years to come.

On the Photos: Minute Shots Portraying the Filipinos' Typical Life in a Beach













But beach is for fun and it should be. Beach is the reason why Philippines is famous. Beach is spending some and having some stress-relief from work. Beach is one of the best places to bring your cameras. The ocean beauty is really fantastic to see every now and then. Beach is a place to drink some wines and spirits with friends and families. Beach is the expression of who you are and what you can do. You can be a man with a yacht. You can be a woman of expensive lotions, dazzling swimsuits, and a beautiful body to show off. You can be a tourist checked-in on a luxury hotel or on a small cottage.

Beaches in the Philippines is where expensive and inexpensive blends. The real thing is that beach is for everyone, no matter who you are. Girls on bikinis, men on trunks, rich guys, poor guys, boats, shells, fishes, corals, huge umbrellas, nipa huts, coconut trees, bottle of liquors, energetic kids, foods, hats, shades, colourful flags, kites, salbabida; these are all in the Philippine beaches. Enjoy your summer escapade!

On the Photos: Me, My Wife and Our Friends Summer Escapade




















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How about here?

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