13 Stunning Spots in Visayas You’ll Enjoy Taking Photos At

Visayas, also referred to as the Visayan Islands, is the smallest archipelago located at the central region of The Philippines. However, do not underestimate this little gem as it is home to some of the most beautiful sites across the country

Contrary to popular belief, Visayas is rich with scenic views and spots that will make any photographer’s jaw drop. With Boracay currently under rehabilitation, this list couldn’t have come at a better time.

13 Stunning Spots in Visayas You’ll Enjoy Taking Photos At

Bojo River

Cruise along the Bojo River in Cebu for a change of scenery. Capture eco-tourism at its best by simply taking a bus ride from Toledo, Cebu.

Bonbon Beach

Witness views that you could find straight off a postcard at this hidden beach located in Romblon with fine, white sand that rivals Boracay’s very own. You wouldn’t even have to go far as it’s only a couple kilometres away from downtown.

Carnaza Island

You can always find me under the palm trees. ?✨

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Get in formation and hit up the island’s cove with some interesting rock formations in Cebu, perfect for spicing up anyone’s Instagram feed. Witness the beauty yourself by driving up North and catching a boat ride from Tapilon Port.

Danjugan Island

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Be a part of their world at this marine sanctuary and work your photography magic underwater. The best views don’t come easy with this protected gemso do plan your trip in advance. Seeing is believing so fly out to Bacolod to see Nature’s creations.

Kansalakan Enchanted River

Be one with nature and feel the wonders of this newly-discovered Guihulngan must-see in Negros Oriental. It is believed that the enchantment is within the river’s depths. Enchanted or not, this is definitely a magical place that will make any photographer swoon.

Lazi Church

Old but never fading.

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Be transported back in time for as low as 20 pesos and take a second to admire the oldest church in Siquijor built in the late 1800s. From its architecture to its intricate interiors, it is no wonder why it has become a prime spot for photographers. Take a flight to Dumaguete and catch a ferry to Siquijor. From there, get on a tricycle ride to reach Lazi, a.k.a San Isidro Labrador Parish.

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Limasawa Island

Unleash the daredevil within you and hop on from Sambawan Island for the adventure of a lifetime. Take a dive at Limasawa by catching a ride to Maasin, Leyte followed by a motorboat at Padre Burgos. No filters needed here, thanks to Mother Nature’s clear blue skies and turquoise waters.

Niludhan Falls

Get your own exclusive spa treatment at one of Negros Oriental’s underrated spots without the hassle. This Bayawan City gem is easily accessible by any public land transport available. Who would say no to cascading waterfalls as a gorgeous backdrop?

Paradise Beach

all me, baby. ?

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Enjoy the peace and capture the moment of this little slice of heaven on Earth located in Bantayan Island, north of Cebu. Simply fly out to Cebu and catch a boat ride to witness crystal clear blue waters.

Pinipisakan Falls and Sulpan Cave

Climb Pinipisakan’s waterfalls and conquer your fears inside the (rumored) haunted Sulpan cave and capture the beauty of nature’s biology. Grab the chance to witness this rare pure beauty in San, Jorge Samar.

Sambawan Island

Dive in and see what nature has to offer on this precious Leyte island. This little gem is a diver and photographer’s paradise from its beautiful cliffs to the serene life down under. Simply fly out to Tacloban, take a ride to Maripipi and Brgy Ol-Og respectively, and charter a boat.

Ulan-Ulan Falls

tanago falls

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Did you know that ‘ulan’ means ‘rain’ in Filipino? Channel your inner child and ‘play in the rain’ chasing waterfalls and backdrops at the island province of Biliran. Head to Naval then take a drive down to Brgy Sampao.

Tibiao, Antique

Get cooked and experience the ‘Kawa bath’, the perfect way to relax, at the Tibiao Eco-Adventure Park. Heat up (literally and figuratively) your Instagram feed and become a ‘cooking sensation’. Whoever wants to get ‘cooked’ is welcome. Just simply fly out to Kailbo, Aklan and drive out to Brgy Importante, Tibiao.

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