While solo travels or trips with family and friends are fun, traveling with your special someone is equally memorable and can help your relationship grow stronger. Couples who travel together build better communication and understanding through discovering new things together on the road.

For couples looking for a honeymoon destination, best spots to propose, or just nice places to take your special someone, there are plenty of romantic places Philippines has to offer! With over 7,100 beautiful islands, you will never run out of places to visit—from the highest peaks and calming beaches to lively cities and jaw-dropping lagoons.

We’ve rounded up the 12 best destinations for a romantic getaway for couples Philippines.

1. Batanes

batanes lighthouse

As soon as you see its rolling hills, picturesque landscapes, and jaw-dropping cliffs, you’ll feel nothing but fall in-love with Batanes. Located in the northernmost part of the Philippines, Batanes is one of the most favorite places to go for anniversary Philippines. Some of the usual sights in this small island include the traditional stone houses, vast greenery with oh-so-stunning view of the sunset and sunrise, a boulder beach, and its friendly locals. Unlike other tourist spots in the Philippines, Batanes is never overcrowded, making it a great destination for an intimate trip (or a proposal)! Because of these unbelievably beautiful things about Batanes, it is indeed the best getaway for couples Philippines.

2. Palawan

couple kayaking in palawan

Palawan’s islands and islets boast unspoiled stunning beaches, turquoise waters, and amazing underwater world that seemed too good to be true… but they are. For couples who love island life, this paradise on earth is one of the most romantic places Philippines has to offer! 

You can rent a kayak with your significant other to explore the magnificent lagoons or go snorkelling and scuba diving to see an otherworldly coral reef garden! Palawan has a lot of beautiful places to visit. That’s why it has been named by international magazines the best island in the world several times already! If these don’t convince you to go to Palawan, we don’t know what else will.

Where to stay in Palawan

1. Lemon Dormitel

Price range: P500 – P2,500 per night

2. ZEN Rooms B.M. Road

Price range: P1,500 per night

3. ZEN Rooms San Manuel Road

Price range: P1,300 per night

4. ZEN Rooms Sunlight Palawan

Price range: P1,900 per night

3. Siargao

cloud 9 siargao

When talking about Siargao, the first thing that comes to mind is a surfer’s paradise. But more than that, Siargao also offers breathtaking scenes and thrilling activities for solo and couple travelers!

This teardrop-shaped island’s pristine white beaches, coconut woodlands, the clearest waters you’ve ever seen, and the sensational towering waves, will make your heart flutter as soon as you set your foot there. But these Siargao tourist spots are only half of the spectacular picture. What makes Siargao the best getaway for couples Philippines is that it has remained unspoiled, remote, sparsely developed, and still relatively under the radar, making it even more appealing to travelers who are craving for natural beauty and slower pace.

Where to stay in Siargao

1. ZEN Rooms LH Bri Lodge Siargao

Price range: P1,200 – P2,400 per night

2. ZEN Rooms Eunas Siargao

Price range: P2,100 – P2,600 per night

3. ZEN Rooms Garden Beach Siargao

Price range: P3,200 per night

4. ZEN Rooms Basti Siargao

Price range: P1,500 – P4,000 per night

4. Bantayan Island, Cebu

bantayan island cebu

Cebu is a great place to travel to, and one of the top tourist spots there is the Bantayan Island where some of the most beautiful beaches in the Philippines are located. From the Virgin Island to Kota Beach, you will be amazed at how pristine these beaches are! There’s something about this island that will make you feel like it’s your own little world, your own little space.

And if you and your significant other are into seafood, Bantayan Island is perfect because you can indulge yourself in an eat-all-you-can seafood for as low as P250 per person! 

And just a warning, when the time comes that you’d have to leave, it’ll be too hard to say goodbye to this place as it will already hold a special place in your heart.

Where to stay in Cebu

1. ZEN Rooms Alicia Tower Cebu

Price range: P800 – P900 per night

2. ZEN Rooms M.P. Yap Street

Price range: P1,400 per night

3. ZEN Premium Banilad

Price range: P1,200 – P1,300 per night

4. ZEN Rooms Schweizer Cebu

Price range: P1,500 – P1,800 per night

5. Boracay


What more can we say about Boracay? It has been named as one of the best beaches in the world, a vibrant destination for night outs, and fun water activities. Actually, it doesn’t need too much introduction. But aside from being an island paradise for sun, sand, and sea lovers, Boracay is also a good place to spend romantic getaways Philippines. 

You and your significant other can enjoy a lunch or dinner cruise with the sunset as your backdrop. How romantic can this get?

Where to stay in Boracay

1. ZEN Rooms Bamboo Beach Station 3

Price range: P1,600 per night

2. ZEN Rooms Station 1 Beachside

Price range: P1,600 per night

3. ZEN Premium Station 1 Road Front

Price range: P2,500 per night

4. ZEN Rooms Coco Hut Station1 Boracay

Price range: P2,500 per night

6. Iloilo


Dubbed as the “City of Love” because of its central geographic location in the Philippines and its soft-spoken and friendly people, Iloilo makes a perfect romantic getaway for couples Philippines. 

Couples who fancy history and laidback trips, Iloilo is the best place to be. And when in the province, you must never miss the Islas de Gigantes or Gigantes Islands where you can go island-hopping on pristine white sand beach islands and feast on fresh seafood. 

Where to stay in Iloilo

ZEN Rooms Basic Iloilo Paraw Resort

Price range: P600 – P2,900 per night

7. Bohol

tourists in bohol

Unlike other romantic places Philippines, Bohol is filled with natural beauty boasting wonders of nature and pristine beaches. You and your significant other will definitely enjoy the sight of the world-famous Chocolate Hills and lounging at the white sand beaches in Panglao. 

Where to stay in Bohol

1. ZEN Rooms JJ’s Seafood Tagbilaran

Price range: P800 – P900 per night

2. ZEN Rooms Vest Grand Suites Bohol

Price range: P1,000 per night

3. ZEN Rooms Greenfields Inn Bohol

Price range: P1,100 per night

4. ZEN Rooms Hidden Coral Panglao

Price range: P2,300 – P3,300 per night

8. Vigan


Heritage houses, cobblestone streets, kalesas, historic attractions, and delicious cuisine—these spell out Vigan City. There’s nothing quite like the romantic smell of nostalgia in this city! 

As one of the best preserved Spanish colonial towns in the world, Vigan City has a unique charm that anyone would be attracted to. In fact, you might not see much of its classic architecture and matching cobblestone streets elsewhere in the Philippines. Your significant other will definitely love Vigan as this one of the best destinations for romantic getaways Philippines has!

Where to stay in Vigan

1. ZEN Rooms Balai Mestizo Vigan

Price range: P460 – P1,200 per night

2. ZEN Rooms Basic Metro Vigan Inn

Price range: P460 – P9,200 per night

3. ZEN Rooms Calle Crisologo Vigan

Price range: P2,500 – P9,200 per night

4. ZEN Rooms Casa Marita Vigan

Price range: P1,700 per night

9. Tagaytay

taal volcano

Just a short drive south of the metro, Tagaytay is the perfect place for an anniversary getaway near Manila. With its cool weather, gorgeous views of Taal Volcano, great food, and great ambiance, a vacation in Tagaytay, whether just for a week or two, is something you and your significant other would enjoy.

Where to stay in Tagaytay

1. ZEN Rooms Cool Breeze Tagaytay

Price range: P2,500 – P4,000 per night

2. ZEN Premium Junction Tagaytay

Price range: P2,700 per night

3. Casamara Garden Tagaytay

Price range: P1,200 – P6,900 per night

4. ZEN Rooms Titus Poison Garden

Price range: P1,600 – P2,000 per night

10. Batangas

hiking in batangas

Another destination perfect for an anniversary getaway near Manila is Batangas. Just two hours away from the metro, couples can already have a great time enough to take their minds away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Some of the best places to visit in Batangas are Fortune Island, Masasa Beach, Anilao, Sepoc Beach, and Caleruega Chapel.

Where to stay in Batangas

1. ZEN Rooms Yellowbell Batangas

Price range: P2,500 – P7,600 per night

2. ZEN Rooms Park B&B Batangas

Price range: P2,000 – P2,500 per night

3. ZEN Rooms Hacienda Darasa

Price range: P2,500 – P9,700 per night

4. ZEN Rooms Rosario Resort Batangas

Price range: P3,200 – P8,700

11. Samal Island

samal island davao

Located in Davao del Norte, Samal Island features a beautiful balance between tranquility and adventure, a total package for couples who want to experience a romantic getaway. Because of the island’s beauty and romantic vibe given by its pristine beach, clear blue waters, and fresh air, it’s definitely one of the best places to go for anniversary philippines.

Where to stay in Davao

1. ZEN Rooms Roxas Avenue

Price range: P943 per night

2. Lestari Hotel and Residences

Price range: P1,200 – P2,000 per night

12. Zambales

anawangin cove zambales

Known as another surfing spot in the Philippines, Zambales is popular for solo backpackers and couples who are game for a different kind of travel experience. You and your partner can go island-hopping visiting Capones Island and Magalawa, or camp under the stars at Liwliwa Beach and Anawangin Cove. Zambales surely has a lot of good places to see making it one of the most romantic places Philippines has to offer.

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