From a bird’s eye viewpoint, the Philippine islands are the textbook image of a tropical paradise. It is equally as stunning at land-level, with its colourful culture, wildlife and landmarks that encapsulate a supremely distinct part of the world. Everything in sight appears in soft focus when you stroll along a Philippines beach, as the sun’s glare makes every muscle and corporal faculty relax and take it easy; a true tropical dream.
Situated in the heart of Southeast Asia, the Philippines are an archipelago constituting more than 7,100 islands, and despite its ever-growing population, most dwellers live on just 11 of these remote islands. The tropical paradise that is the Philippines has a rainforest climate complete with exotic monsoon seasons that help to keep the diverse biological make-up of its rainforests and other ecological masses of land lusciously thriving.
A land of volcanic energy, your feet share the same ground as the same colossal volcanoes that existed in the prehistoric ages. Mount Mayon, for example, is the most active volcano in the Philippines, and has erupted 47 times since 1616. There is plenty more to see in the Philippines; why not travel to the northern part of the island of Luzon to gaze at the amazing rice terraces, the remote villages and colourful traditional living upland in the tribal communities. The Cordillera terraces in Northern Luzon are said to be the most unique in the world, and have been given grand nicknames such as the "stairways to Heaven" and "the eighth world miracle". Being home to unique animals such as tarsiers, one of the world's smallest primates, a trip to the Philippines will allow you to acquaint yourself and your family to a whole new assortment of distinctive wildlife. If you decide to enter the turquoise haven of the sea, you will be greeted by impressive and vibrant marine biodiversity and coral reefs.
Situate yourself in the nourishing heat of the equator and enjoy a beguiling air of remoteness at the most luxurious resorts in the Philippines: Amanpulo. This gorgeous holiday destination will inspire you with awe as soon as you set foot on the vibrant terrain of the Philippines.
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