The Eastern Visayas is home to spectacular destinations. Whether you want to visit Leyte, Southern Leyte, Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, Samar, or Biliran, this is the place to go. It may be a road less traveled, but the hidden jewels will make your travel worth it. Explore beautiful rock formations, waterfalls, caves, and islands for an awesome summer experience in the Philippines.
1. Biri Island, Northern Samar
Biri is located in Northern Samar, a home to dramatic rock formations. It is comprised of 6 rock islands called Magasang, Caranas, Bel-at, Puhunan, Macadlaw, and Masapad rock formations. They all float off the shore of northeastern Biri, the same place where the Pacific Ocean and San Bernardino Straight converge. Read more about Biri… BIRI Travel Guide
2. Calicoan Island, Guiuan, Eastern Samar
If you’re exploring Eastern Samar, check out Calicoan Island for some surfing adventures. The big waves in this white-sand beach provides extreme experience for such sports. In fact, the island is the most popular surfing spot in the Visayas. There are historical landmarks you can find in the island as well as unspoiled beaches to enjoy. Read more about Calicoan… GUIUAN Travel Guide
3. Sambawan Island, Biliran
In Biliran, an interesting island called Sambawan is nestled. It offers a great view of the coast with accessible trails for trekking. While looking at it, you will know that it’s another gem in the region with rich marine life as well as coral gardens. Be mesmerized and lured by the relaxing views around the island. Take a dip in the azure waters and walk by the white sand beach with your loved ones. Read more about Sambawan… SAMBAWAN Travel Guide
4. Kalanggaman Island, Palompon, Leyte
Perhaps, this is the crowning jewel of Eastern Visayas. Kalanggaman Island is found in Palompon, Leyte. It’s popular among local and foreign tourists because of the sandbar. The powdery white sand, crystal clear waters, and long sandbar which stretch on the sides of the islet are truly breathtaking. Activities you can do include kayaking, swimming, camping, scuba diving, aqua-biking, and snorkeling. Read more about Kalanggaman… KALANGGAMAN Travel Guide
5. Canigao Island, Leyte
This uninhabited island in Leyte is another amazing attraction in Easter Visayas. From Matalom town, it only takes 15-20 minutes to reach the island. It also offers white sand and sparkling turquoise waters. The exciting activities you can try here are swimming, beach walking, and snorkeling. Read more about Canigao… CANIGAO Travel Guide
So, if you’re looking for a place in the Philippines that offer astounding spots and ecological destinations, let the Eastern Visayas introduce you to some excellent travel attractions. The entire province is filled with amazing beaches, fantastic island, impressive cave systems, and many others.
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