Christmas is on its way and during the holidays we all feel like going for a short trip. While living in the Philippines there are a lot of short distance places which you can visit for small getaways. So, check your car for maintenance, make sure you have off-road tires, pack your bags, and be on your way.
Baguio is a quintessential evergreen favourite. It is said to be the Philippines’ winter wonderland, as the temperatures often drop to as low as 8 degrees in December. It’s the closest you can get to experiencing a chilly Christmas in the Philippines, even if there is no snow. So, make sure your car has off-road tires when you start your drive from home. Baguio also knows how to truly capture the Christmas spirit. Session Road, the city’s main thoroughfare, is decked out with Christmas lanterns and a giant Christmas tree.
Boracay is big of a hit in all season but it is more popular during the Christmas holiday season. Part of the reason is that religious Christmas traditions are vibrantly celebrated on the island. For Christmas Eve’s dinner, resorts and restaurants set up candlelit tables on the beach and offer special festive menus. Kids are also in for a treat. You can bring your children to the Happy Dreamland theme park which they will enjoy a lot.
It may be a small quiet city, but Dumaguete has a lot in store for those looking for a fascinating getaway. For one, it’s a great site for watching all kinds of dolphins and whales. You can also take your family on boat rides to the lovely Apo and Sumilon islands, which happen to be excellent diving spots too. You can also bring the kids to the Christmas Carnival in Freedom Park.
There is no better place to celebrate the festive season than in the Queen City of the South. With a lineup of fascinating events and a mishmash of attractions, you’ll definitely have a lot of fun exploring one of the world’s best islands. Cebu City is only a few hours away from other islands in the Philippines, such as Bohol, Bantayan Island, Carnaza Island, etc.
Looking for a sure-fire way to enjoy Christmas? Your Christmas adventure in Palawan will be surely filled with mesmerizing sights and unforgettable experiences including your travel to Coron, Puerto Princesa, or El Nido.
These are the five best places that you can go to this Christmas season. Whether you go to an island or a city in the Philippines, if you are driving do have off-road tires for your car to have a hassle-free holiday.