Top 10 Clear Waters in the Philippines

If you love being underwater more than being on land, then there is indeed nothing better than the serenity that comes along with the Philippines’ clean water beaches.

Beaches in the Philippines are stunningly beautiful. Forget Phuket and Bali and head over to the Philippines if you are looking for crystal clear waters. It has plenty of the clearest waters in the world, and so far, these incredible spots of the world is not yet crowded and commercialized.

Here are the 10 of the clearest waters in the Philippines.


This small island situated approximately 315 km away from Manila, in the Western Visayas region, have received numerous awards from different travel publication and agencies. It is also known for being one of the world’s top destinations for relaxation.

Panglao Island, Bohol

This island located within the Province of Bohol is one of the main tourist destinations here in the country. It is noted for its white sand and clear water.

El Nido, Palawan

The Municipality of El Nido in Palawan is a first class municipality but it best known for its white sand beaches, coral reefs, limestone cliffs. It has also received numerous awards for being one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Siargao Island

Known as the tear-drop island for its shape, this island situated in the province of Surigao del Norte contains the biggest mangrove forest reserves in Mindanao. In fact, it is one of the best surf spot in the country.

Oslob, Cebu

Oslob is a fourth municipal income class municipality in the province of Cebu. The place houses the Sumilon Island, a coral island developed into an eco-friendly haven for tourists. It is famous all throughout the globe for the exceptional beauty of its dive sites. Oslob is also famous for providing tourist close encounters with whale sharks.

Caramoan, Camarines Sur

Another first class municipality in the country, Caramoan is a rough place of land extending into the waters in the province of Camarines Sur. Its tourist destinations include the Gota Beach, which offers diving, swimming, snorkeling and spelunking activities to tourists.

Puerto Galera

Situated in the province of Oriental Mindoro, is a coastal town best known for its pocket beaches. Also, it hosts many attractive snorkeling and scuba diving spots. It is also included in the list of the Club of the Most Beautiful Bays of the World.

Palaui Island

Lies in the municipality of Santa Ana in Cagayan also houses beaches with crystal clear waters. This remote island was declared as a National Marine Reserve for its flora and fauna.

Bantayan Island

Mangroves, starfish, corals and crystal clear waters can be found in this island located in the Visayan sea.

Samal, Davao Del Norte

A fourth class city in Davao del Norte, Samal is the sole city in the Philippines that surrounds two entire islands. White pristine beaches align the island’s shores.

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