Looking for a place for a quick getaway from your busy life in the capital? Why not take a break now and visit these gorgeous beaches near Metro Manila. These beaches are only about 2-4 hours away fro Metro Manila and are easily accessible by public transport. It’s definitely affordable to enjoy a day or two on these beaches.
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Top Beaches Near Metro Manila
Pagbilao Chica Island, Quezon
The province of Quezon features many beaches and one of its popular tourist spots is the Borawan beach known for its white sands. If you fancy the rock formations you hear about in Palawan then you will find one similar in Borawan beach! This is definitely a must-visit beach near Metro Manila.
Cagbalete Island, Quezon
Another island hailing from Quezon Province, Cagbalete Island is also home to white sandy beaches and is well-suited for travelers on a budget! You won’t have to worry about finding a resort since there is an increasing number of accommodations, but its recommended to bring your own tent so as to experience the surrounding ocean.
MV Neneng Boat Schedule between Mauban Port and Cagbalete Port
Mauban Port to Cagbalete: 11:00 AM / Fare: Php100
Cagbalete to Mauban Port: 7:00 AM / Fare: Php100
Potipot Island, Zambales
This island is the secret paradise that is located in Candelaria, Zambales. It gives you the most stunning sunset view that will literally take your breath away. This small isle is privately-owned, but an overnight stay is permitted. The cost is Php500.00 During the day, you can go snorkeling or play beach volleyball and of course, swimming as long as you want.
This beach near Metro Manila is a perfect place to clear your mind and perform meditation.
Masasa Beach, Batangas
Maybe you want somewhere else that is not crowded, and if so,
Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro
Puerto Galera is no stranger as its hailed as one of the most popular go-to beaches when all you want is to just up and leave the city. Give your skin
Anilao, Batangas is one of the most popular diving spots in the Philippines and is a to-go place for visitors who want to enjoy the underwater world. It’s close proximity to Metro Manila makes it an ideal place for weekend getaways and short vacation from the busy life in the metro. If you are looking for a beach resort in Anilao, check out our review of Eagle Point Beach and Dive Resort.
Hundred Islands, Pangasinan
This tourist destination doesn’t need much introduction since its popularity speaks for itself. When you say Alaminos, Pangasinan, there’s no other place to stay but in the Hundred Islands. You’ll get a perfect view of the vast ocean onboard a boat. The beach life here includes exciting outdoor activities such as island hopping, swimming, diving, and snorkeling.
Cabongaoan is another beach near Metro Manila that bears its
When you hear Aurora, you may think of Baler, but what you didn’t know is that it has its own opposite! Hidden in Aurora is a paradise called Diadiawan beach, a quiet, soothing, and calm beach unlike Baler, where you can chill with your friends and just appreciate nature.
It may not be a Boracay, but Halfmoon beach is near, cheap and offers a good enough experience for everyone who just wants to visit a beach nearby! A generally good beach for people who don’t want anything luxurious.