Here are 10 places in the Philippines for a romantic getaway:

Misibis Bay
Cagraray Island, Bacacay, Albay
Contact: 0917-599-1606, 0921-487-3869
E-mail: [email protected]
www.misibisbay.com
Rates start at P12,900

This tropical paradise on a private beach island in Albay is dotted with shady palm trees in just about every corner for you and your partner to lounge under (so have a picnic blanket ready).

Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar
Bagac, Bataan
Contact: 0917-872-9361, 0925-805-5232
E-mail: [email protected]
www.lascasasfilipinas.com
Rates start at P5,900

Fancy a romantic staycation that would transport you back to the charms of Old Manila? With Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar, that’s exactly what you get. Here, you’re surrounded by world-class architecture that gives you a glimpse of local heritage, while cobblestone paths, ancestral houses, and even an old-school tram bring you to centuries past.

Amanpulo
Pamalican Island, Cuyo, Palawan
Contact: (02) 7976-5200, (02) 7976-5222
E-mail: [email protected]
www.aman.com/resorts/amanpulo
Rates start at P58,000

“Amanpulo” means peaceful island, and here, you’ll be surrounded by glittering blue seas, a gorgeous reef, and fine white sand. Ultimate privacy and exclusivity starts the moment you step into a chartered flight to Pamalican Island. Once there, you can relax in a villa with private paths that lead to the beachfront.

Island Garden City of Samal, Davao del Norte
Contact: (082) 299-2992
E-mail: [email protected]
www.buenavistaislandresort.com
Rates start at P135,000

This luxury island resort in Davao guarantees your privacy because it’s only rented out to one group at a time—if you want the utmost privacy, you and your significant other can rent out the entire resort for a couple of nights. Enjoy your exclusive stay lounging at the beach, walking through paths lined by palm trees, or going on a snorkeling or diving adventure. You can also make the most out of the Island Buenavista’s amenities, like the four-foot Island Pool, Gazebo with a sunset view, and lounge chairs at the open-air Pavilion.

Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort
Sumilon Island, Oslob, Cebu
Contact: (032) 353-5578, 0917-868-7392, 0998-964-1879
E-mail: [email protected]
www.bluewatersumilon.com.ph
Rates start at P12,000