Private Charter Yacht Vacation Philippines
Emerging as part of the flourishing South East Asia yachting scene, a luxury yacht charter in the Philippines is a fascinating blend of natural wonders, protected marine parks, footprint free beaches, vibrant city life and exciting activities on and off the water.
With more than 7,000 islands accompanied by white-sand beaches and clear azure waters, the Philippines are a quintessential paradise, the ideal destination for a private yacht charter. Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao are the three major island groups of the Philippines.
Luzon is the country’s largest island and expected to have the greatest population among the three island groups. Luzon is home to tourist destinations such as Palawan, mountainous terrains and volcanoes. Palawan is a must-see destination boasting some of the world’s finest beaches including El Nido. UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Tubbataha Reef National Park and Puerto Princesa Subterranean River.
The Visayas island group lies between the regions of Luzon and Mindanao, and is the smallest region of the islands. Boracay, Chocolate Hills in Bohol and Cebu City are the most popular destinations among this island group. The Visayas are famous for widely celebrated cultural events such as the Dinagyang, Atiatihan and Sinulog festivals in honor of religious traditions. Major islands include: Panay, Negros, Cebu, Bohol, Leyte, Samar and Masbate.
Mindanao is the second largest among the three islands and is located in the southernmost part of the Philippines. Mindanao features the tropical beaches of Samal Island, the magical Aliwagwag waterfall and amazing hiking opportunities.
Philippines Charter Cruise Itineraries
Manila - Coron Island
Day 1: Meet yacht in Manila, explore the lively capital city. Highlights include Makati district with bars, restaurants and music clubs.
Day 2: Puerto Galera. Excellent snorkeling and diving. Take a jeepney taxi for a ride overland to tumbling waterfalls, magnificent mountain views.
Day 3: Apo Reef, a UNESCO Heritage Site. Second largest coral system in the world.
Day 4: Dumunpalit Island and Puerto Del Sol
Day 5: Nalaut
Day 6: Banana, Ditaytayan and Malcapuya Islands
Day 7: Coron Island
Philippines Charter Yacht Season
December through April. Hotter drier months are March through June. Avoid July through October for typhoon season.
Philippines Charter Vacation Activities
- Hike Bohol’s Chocolate Hills
- Tubbataha Reef National Park
- Puerto Princesa Subterranean River
- Visit El Nido, Palawan, known for coral reefs, pristine beaches, limestone cliffs.
- Aliwagwag Waterfall on Samal Island
- Surf Siargao
- Enchanted River located in Surigao del Sur
- Hinatuan Waterfall
- Apo Reef