Need a breather? You don’t have to go too far to relax. Escape the city with these nearby beaches in Metro Manila to relieve your stress!

With all of Metro Manila’s hectic, time-consuming, fast-paced lifestyle, there will always be a time where you can’t handle all the stress in living the urban life. Stress is destructive, so you will need a good breather; something like having a spa day, touring museums, or having a great time with nature.

Relaxing with nature will surely help us forget the stress in Metro Manila, even just for a while. Whether it’s hiking, visiting lakes, or going to the beach, with the rich natural wonders of our country, we surely won’t lack options. We may have a lot of choices, we don’t have much time. Just Metro Manila’s traffic already consumes most of the time we have aside from work.

But you can still pack your swimsuits, sunglasses and sunscreen, because I’ll take you to some nearby beaches in Metro Manila! Take your pick, because all of these are only a few hours away!

10. Burot Beach (Calatagan Batangas)


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Kissed by calm waters and gorgeous rock formations, Burot Beach can relieve your stress from the city life. Dotted with trees, this beach is a beautiful secluded place for those who want to take a quick getaway. It has a stretch of long and semi-fine cream sand.

9. Anilao Beach (Mabini, Batangas)

Aside from Puerto Galera, Anilao Beach is a favorite tourist spot for diving enthusiasts. The rich marine life in Anilao makes it easily one of the most favorite beaches in Luzon, especially since it is just hours away from Manila. Witness the breathtaking view several feet below sea level or just enjoy a sun-kissed skin on the beach.

8. Sombrero Island (Batangas)

This hat-shaped island will take you to the wonders of Batangas after diving to Anilao’s shipwrecks or climbing Mt. Gulugod-Baboy. This untouched island can be a snorkeling site, too.

7. Laiya Beach (San Juan, Batangas)


One popular destination for people living in Metro Manila is the Laiya tropical seaside community. Enjoy its cream sand beach and different water activities, along with various food and accommodations available.

6. Masasa Beach (San Juan, Batangas)

Masasa Beach offers clear waters and magnificent rock formations alongside its beach. This place is also perfect for those who don’t want crowded and busy places.

5. Liw-Liwa Beach (San Felipe, Zambales)

Liw-Liwa was born out of Mt. Pinatubo’s eruption. Locals built the village out of the debris. The beach has a long stretch of stunning grey sand beach. This place is famous for its waves – perfect for surfers who don’t want to go really far. The awesome backdrop of Zambales mountains is insta-worthy too!

4. Potipot Island (Zambales)

If you love the combination of lush greens, white sands, and crystal clear water surrounding you, then Potipot Island is for you. This place is perfect for meditation to clear your mind.

3. Half Moon Beach (Subic, Zambales)

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Subic also offers affordable, near and good experience to their visitors. This beach is for people who just want to visit a nearby beach and don’t need anything luxurious to have fun.

2. Borawan Beach (Padre Burgos, Quezon)

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Let me tell you more about Borawan. Where is Borawan Islands? It’s located in Quezon Province, Brgy. Padre Burgos is the stop you want to make after you reach Lucena (Grand Terminal). Why is it called Borawan? The name came from Boracay (BORA) and Palawan (WAN). Borawan has 3 stations just like Boracay. Also, other Islands like Kwebang Lampas, Dampalitan Island, White Sand Bar (a must visit), and Isla Chica are nearby Islands. If you need more information, don’t hesitate and contact the following. We provide the following services: 1️⃣Island Hopping 2️⃣Boat Transfer 3️⃣Tent Rentals 4️⃣Cottage Rentals 5️⃣Full Face Snorkeling Mask Rentals 6️⃣Banana Bed Rentals 7️⃣Package from Manila to Borawan Islands For inquiries, bookings, and directions to Borawan Islands please contact the following: Contact Number: 09153890080 | 09051934162 – SHAI Follow us on Instagram @borawanislands Facebook Page: Let's go to Borawan Islands Email: [email protected] #love #loveyourself #travel #snorkling #fish #camping #sea #bonfire #island #swimming #sunset #sun #climbing #beach #volleyball #sand #family #friends #love #adventure #fun #sand #kwebanglampas #borawan #dampalitanisland #tourist #instadaily

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Borawan might be incomparable with Boracay’s long extend of white sand shoreline, however it parades its eminent shake arrangements and high limestone dividers that makes it distinctive among different shorelines.

1. Cagbalete Island (Mauban, Quezon)

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Travelling doesn’t have to be expensive because you can travel on a budget in Cagbalete Island. Our last stop offers its white sandy beaches in an affordable budget. Enjoy camping in tent near the long stretch of the beach so you can fully experience the surrounding ocean!

Start de-stressing today! Catch the waves and enjoy the sea. You don’t even have to go to far places because there are lots of nearby beaches in Metro Manila.

Where’s your favorite beach? Let us know in the comments below!


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