The Philippine archipelago does not have a lot of massive lakes, but it owns a number of spectacular and wondrous lakes. Here is a list of the best and most alluring lakes in the Philippines:
1. Taal Lake
The Taal Lake in the province of Batangas may not be the largest lake in the Philippines, but it is certainly the most awe-inspiring and stunning. On numerous occasions, this astounding tourist attraction has been named as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Visitors as well as tourists can cross the lake and take a horseback ride to the top of the Volcano Island to get scenic and unforgettable views of the place. Find cheap flights to Manila here.
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2. Pinatubo crater lake
Formed after the eruption of Mount Pinatubo, this summit crater lake beckons with its beauty and hint of adventure. You will need a four-wheel drive vehicle to take you some part of the way, and the rest is a trek along relatively flat and dry terrain. The closest airport is Manila.
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3. Lake Sebu
This natural lake is not only an eco-tourism destination, but also irrigates nearby provinces. Take a boat ride in the placid lake. Or if you are in the mood for something more adventurous, head to the nearby Seven Falls and ride the zipline that goes over five of the waterfalls. Book your tickets here.
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4. Kayangan Lake
Located in the beautiful island of Coron, Palawan, lies a peaceful and wondrous lake known as Kayangan Lake. Aside from the lake’s scenic view, this renowned attraction is also filled with limestone cliffs and crystal clear waters. Find cheap flights to Coron.
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The Philippines is blessed with a wealth of wondrous and spectacular lakes. From Luzon to Mindanao, you will find a lot of unique and pristine lakes that would take your breath away. If you are looking for a new and exciting way to spend a summer vacation or a weekend getaway, consider visiting the most beautiful lakes that the country has to offer.