3. Cagbalete Island

Cagbalete Island is located in Quezon which is 3 hours away from Manila. It becomes the go-to place for backpackers because of its sandbar and fine white sand. Different rock formations can be seen along the beach which attracts more tourists. Also, the island has various resorts that offer package meals so you don’t have to worry about food. Take note, going to Cagbalete Island during peak season can be hard so plan your reservations ahead of time.

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