Escape to the Philippines! The Philippines boasts a string of coral-fringed islands, white-sand beaches and pristine strands of virgin rainforest. From diving to connecting with the locals, Lonely Planet will help you unlock the adventures to be enjoyed in this archipelago of natural wonders on the frontier of Southeast Asia.
We've Got It Covered‚€“ find everything from the rice terraces in the north to the fertile volcanic plateaus in the south.
Jump In With The Expert‚€“ from getting started to finding the best dive sites, our special diving chapter shows you the ropes.
Rest Easy‚€“ accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets, from rustic nipa huts to luxury resorts.
Get Aroundwith the help of over 95 maps to cities, islands, and everywhere in between.
Talk The Talk‚€“ chat with the locals with the help of our indispensable Language chapter.
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Review: Lonely Planet Philippines (Lonely Planet Country Guide)User Review - Erin - Goodreads
very, very detailed explanations of excursions, restaurants, culture, and more. we were there visiting relatives, and they were all very surprised/impressed with how much i knew about the country. :) Read full review
Review: Philippines (Lonely Planet Country Guide)User Review - Roberto - Goodreads
Good guide, but could be improved in some of the details. Eagerly waiting for the new edition to come out! Read full review
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