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It’s starting to feel a lot like summer, indeed. 

As the weather is starting to get warmer and warmer by the day, the thought of spending the time at the beach is just becoming a lot clearer. Good thing we live in a country where beaches are just a few hours away which is one of the beauties of living in the Philippines. And if you’re like us, who’s starting our summer plans already, there’s no better way to spend it by going to the beach. 

We know that the current situation makes planning your travels a little bit challenging. That’s why we’re here to help you as much as we can. In this guide, we list down our top beaches you can consider for your summer trip this year, as well as, safe stays you can book with RedDoorz’s best price guarantee


Photo from Explore Shaw

Boracay - If you can only go to one beach this summer, Boracay is the best place to visit especially if you haven’t been ever since it reopened before the lockdown. To visit during this time, here are the requirements: 

  • Negative RT-PCR Test Result or Saliva-based RT-PCR Test Result not exceeding three (3) days from the time taken.

  • Confirmed booking from DOT-accredited establishments

  • ID with Philippine Residency

  • Round Trip ticket

  • Register online as a tourist for the Health Declaration Card with a QR code available on aklan.gov.ph or touristboracay.com.

Where to stay in Boracay? 

RedDoorz Premium @ Nigi Nigi Nu Noos Station 2 Boracay

Where: Station 2 Beachfront, Balabag, Malay, Aklan, 5608 Boracay, Philippines
Best Price: for as low as ₱ 1,246.88

RedDoorz Plus @ Secret Garden Boracay

Where: Bulabog, Barangay Balabag, Bulabog Beach, Boracay Island, Aklan, Philippines
Best Price: for as low as ₱ 1,389.38

 


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Palawan - Definitely a go-to for the summer, Palawan will certainly not disappoint in making your beach trip one that is unforgettable. We don’t need to tell you how beautiful the beaches are here.  To visit during this time, here are the requirements: (source)

Puerto Princesa 

  • Negative RT-PCR Test Result not exceeding 48 hours from the time taken.

  • Register with StaySafe.ph and the S-PaSS Travel Management System of the Department of Science and Technology

  • Tourists shall submit themselves to COVID-19 rapid antigen tests on the 3rd day and 7th day from arrival and entry. This shall be at the tourists' expense.

  • Must present itinerary with tours and accommodations booked via a DOT-accredited travel agency or hotel.

  • Flight itinerary, including your return ticket

Coron 

  • Negative RT-PCR test taken 48-72 hours prior to travel.

  • Tourists shall submit themselves to COVID-19 rapid antigen tests on the 3rd day and 7th day from arrival and entry. This shall be at the tourists' expense.

  • Must present itinerary with tours and accommodations booked via a DOT-accredited travel agency or hotel.

  • Accomplish a health declaration form on Coron’s official LGU website. You will soon be given a QR code that you’ll be using within Coron.

  • Flight itinerary, including your return ticket

El Nido 

  • A negative RT-PCR swab test taken not earlier than 48 hours prior to arrival in El Nido

  • Health Declaration Form

  • Booking or reservation in Accommodation Establishments (AEs) with Certificate of Authority to Operate (CAO)

  • Valid ID (For minors, IDs of guardians)

  • Travel Itinerary with confirmed bookings accomplished through local tour operators/travel agencies with DOT-accreditation and Local Seal of Compliance (LSOC).

  • Only Island Tours are allowed.

Where to stay in Palawan? 

RedDoorz Premium @ Gabinete Road Palawan

Where: Abueg St. corner Gabinete, St. Bgry Bancao-Bancao Puerto Princesa City Aborlan, Palawan, Philippines
Best Price: for as low as ₱ 793.67

RedDoorz @ Poblacion 6 Coron

Where: Coron - Busuanga Road Brgy. Poblacion 5, Coron, Palawan, Philippines
Best Price: for as low as ₱ 1,018.37

 


Photo from Jonny Melon

Cebu - You can never go wrong in visiting the Queen City of the South. Cebu has plenty of beaches you can visit and enjoy. To visit during this time, here are the requirements: (source)

  • Confirmed Round Trip Plane Ticket must also be presented (except for LSI and ROF)

  • Fill-out Province of Cebu Public Health Passenger Locator Form

  • Negative RT-PCR result and Quarantine Certification issued by DOH- Bureau of Quarantine;

  • Identification Card

  • Confirmed DOT Accredited Hotel/ Resort Booking within the Province of Cebu;

  • Round trip ticket/Travel details

Where to stay in Cebu? 

RedDoorz Plus @ AS Fortuna Cebu

Where: S Fortuna St., Mandaue City, Cebu San Isidro, 6014 Metro Cebu, Philippines 
Best Price: for as low as ₱ 750.00

RedDoorz @ Bonifacio St Cebu

Where: 127 A. Bonifacio Street, Barangay Day- As, San Isidro, Metro Cebu, Philippines
Best Price: for as low as ₱ 675.00

 


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Bohol - Bohol has been a top beach destination for a few years now. Thanks to Panglao Island, Bohol has become a favorite for both local and foreign tourists visiting around the Philippines. To visit during this time, here are the requirements: (source)

  • Confirmed Hotel Booking – tourists need to have a confirmed booking with an accommodation establishment (AE) located in the Municipalities of Panglao or Dauis which has a Certificate of Authority to Operate (CAO) from the Department of Tourism (DOT) or the Ultimate Bohol Experience (UBE) Seal from the Provincial Government of Bohol.

    • Locals may join the meetings, incentives, conventions, and exhibitions (MICE) and events (wedding, reunions, anniversaries, birthdays, and similar celebrations), provided that after the said activity, they will agree to be quarantined for five (5) days and be swabbed for RT-PCR  testing and that they will only be allowed to go home once a negative result of the said test is released.

  • Visit Tourism Sites – trips outside the AE may only be done thru DOT accredited travel and tour operators and only to sites that have the UBE Seal by the Provincial Government of Bohol.  List of Tourism Service providers with DOT Accreditation and establishments granted by UBE Seal are posted at the Bohol Tourism website: tourism.bohol.gov.ph.

  • Online Registration – Tourists must register through the Bohol Tourist Registration portal via tourism.bohol.gov.ph, registered tourists will be sent the necessary information and instructions through their respective emails. A personal QR code will be assigned to each registered tourist which would serve as their electronic visitor’s ID.  It is strictly mandated that there shall be no walk-in tourists.

Where to stay in Bohol? 

RedDoorz near Panglao Municipal Hall


Where: Poblacion, Panglao, Bohol, Philippines
Best Price: for as low as ₱ 674.25

RedDoorz @ Pamaong Street

Where: Pamaong Street, Cogon District Visayas, 6302 Bohol, Philippines
Best Price: for as low as ₱ 599.25

 


Photo from Shoestring Travelers

Zambales - Zambales offers plenty of beaches you can visit this summer. What’s great about this place is its proximity to the metro, making your summer plans a lot easier to organize. As of writing, Zambales including Olongapo City is open to tourists who are residents only. However, the province is gearing towards opening it to domestic tourists very soon. 

Where to stay in Zambales? 

RedDoorz Plus @ Seaborne Hotel Subic Zambales


Where: 0202 National Highway Calapandayan Subic Zambales, Olongapo, Zambales, Philippines
Best Price: for as low as ₱ 742.50

RedDoorz Plus @ JNV Dream Hotel Subic Zambales

Where: Barangay Calapacuan, Purok 3B National Highway Subic Zambales, Subic, Zambales, Philippines
Best Price: for as low as ₱ 825.00
 

For your summer plans this year, choose RedDoorz for your safe stays. Download our mobile app or visit our website to get the best price guaranteed!  

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