If for something stands out Philippines It is for the spectacular landscapes that you can find at every step you take, with a dreamy natural beauty that you cannot enjoy in many other places in the world. One of the most important tourist destinations in the country is Panglao, a “postcard” island where you can not only find beautiful landscapes but also a fantastic destination if you like diving and if you like paradisiacal beaches.
The Panglao island It is in the Central Vissayas region, southwest of the province of Bohol and east of Cebu. It was Spanish explorers who discovered this small island, around the year 1800, and soon after it was filled with Indonesian, Chinese, Siamese and Malaysian merchants. About 200 years later is when it began to attract visitors from different places, who came attracted by its beauty.
The landscape of Panglao is undulating and somewhat mountainous, and many limestone formations of great beauty stand out, such as the Hinagdanan cave, which has an underground source that is the only one in the whole island since there are neither lakes nor rivers. Both its flora and fauna are very diverse and there are many varieties that you can only find there and that are a delight, especially the aquatic ones and that will surprise any diver who enters its beautiful waters.
As for its beaches, you have several where you can enjoy the tropical climate that the island offers throughout the year, with which you have guaranteed good weather and spending several hours on the beach enjoying doing nothing. White or golden sand, turquoise and warm waters ... Panglao is undoubtedly a perfect destination if what you are looking for is to lose yourself in the unknown but having the most spectacular landscapes around.
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