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Don’t Let Gloomy Days Get You Down: 8 Perfect Rainy Day Destinations Worth Seeing

Bohol, Baguio, Batanes, Negros Occidental, Zambales, Bataan, Mountain Province

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Choose Philippines | Aug 01, 2017
Don’t Let Gloomy Days Get You Down: 8 Perfect Rainy Day Destinations Worth Seeing

Dark, gray clouds have a very profound effect on a lot of people: it makes them more moody, irritable, and generally displeased with nearly everything in life. However, before you start hating everything, cursing the rains for not allowing you travel, take inspiration from these photos—they’re the perfect showcase of how, even when it rains, Philippine destinations shine brightly and beautifully.

Tarak Ridge, Bataan

Bataan is often overlooked by a lot of tourists. For them, they usually set their sights on Zambales, Ilocos, or Pangasinan, and forget this gem of a destination in Central Luzon completely. Come spend your rainy days here and see the wonderful hills and beaches of this almost-forgotten province.

 

Lakawon Island, Negros Occidental

Who said that beaches are only perfect when it's sunny out? There's a certain charm to rainy days on the beach, when everything is washed in gray: it's the perfect weather to be introspective, and maybe have a hot cup of coffee underneath a canopy of trees.

 

Man-made Forest, Bohol

The term "man-made" has become something negative in the past few years. It's become associated with the terrible things humans are capable of. However, for the case of Bohol, it's become attached to something good that man is capable, and that's making an effort to preserve the environment. The Forest is best enjoyed during a slight drizzle, amidst the smell of leaves and wood.

 

Anawangin Cove, Zambales

Anawanging becomes a magnet for tourists during the summer. However, it's just as beautiful during rainy days: the crowds are less dense, the foliage is richer, and the sense of quiet and peace is more profound. Don't you agree?

Read: In Photos: Why San Narciso Zambales Is The Perfect Spot To Laze Around

 

Baguio City

Baguio is a true haven for travelers. It's where people go to cool down during the summer, and it's still where people go to enjoy hot coffee and foggy mornings during the rainy season. So, if you're looking for a sign to visit Baguio again, this is it.

 

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Marlboro Mountain, Sagada

Sagada, much like its more popular cousin Baguio, is also becoming a haven for tourists looking to escape the heat of the city. Mornings are foggy, and nights are chilly: the simple act of being here is a truly surreal, otherworldly experience.

Look: 5 Must-Visit Restos That Make Sagada Cooler Than It Already Is

 

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Which rainy day destination do you love the most? Write about it here on www.ChoosePhilippines.com!

 

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