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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Visit Can-avid, Eastern Samar. It has the longest meandering river with rapids of as long as 10km., see a lake much higher than river level that has sea species. And explore this longest river from its mouth at the Pacific Ocean in the town of Can-avid.
Stay at the 30 rooms Playa de Catalina Resort Hotel located in the peninsula at the mouth of the river and the sea. Visit Playa de Catalina facebook and web site.
This is a place one must not miss when you think of vacation and adventures.
Apo Reef National Park
Around Cebu City
South of Cebu City
Getting There Away
Claveria and the Babuyan