In yet another tourism achievement, the Philippines has been cited recently as one of the most Instagrammable places in the world for 2021.
With Tokyo, Japan topping the list, Big 7 Travel cited the Philippines as the second most Instagrammable country in the world.
“Home to incredible natural wonders like an underground river and tranquil rice terraces in addition to a vibrant culture and history spanning several millennia; and over 7,500 islands— the Philippines as a whole are extremely Instagrammable,” wrote the travel website.
“From the bustling capital of Manila complete with colorful colonial streets to the absolute oasis of Boracay, the gram opportunities here are endless,” it added. (Read: 3 Scenic Tagaytay Cafés You Should Visit Post-Pandemic)
So for all of you folks who love to “do it for the ‘gram,” here is a list of the most Instagrammable places in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao!
Most Instagrammable Place in Luzon: El Nido Island
With its pristine beaches and good-natured locals, El Nido is not only an Instagrammable place but one of the most relaxing places in the Philippines as well. The island in Palawan and is one of the reasons why Palawan is considered the best island in the world. The clear waters and majestic rock formations are truly a sight to see (and to snap!). (Read: Palawan Makes 5th in Top Destinations For Post-Lockdown Travel)
Most Instagrammable Place in Visayas: Kawasan Falls
Travelers argue that Kawasan is probably the most famous Instagram spot in the whole country. The falls have three levels and each one is incredibly photogenic. So if you’re planning to visit and take pictures for your Instagram feed, it is best to visit in the early morning because the pool tends to fill with people who are swimming with un-photogenic orange life jackets.
Most Instagrammable Place in Mindanao: Zamboanga del Norte
With Siargao getting all the hype these days, why don’t you divert your travel destination and go to Zamboanga del Norte? This historical place is not only known as the place where National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal was exiled but also for its diving spots! (LIST: All the Food Jose Rizal Craved While He Was in Dapitan)
Be amazed by the beautiful coral reefs and rich, scenic marine flora and fauna. If you’re not into beaches, the place also boasts of its own Rizal Shrine and a Historical Walking Tour.