With an archipelago which boasts 7,000 islands, there is a beach to suit every gap year traveller in the Philippines. From sprawling mega-islands with a buzzing nightlife to stunning remote beaches next to the crystal clear waters, it’s easy to see why the Philippines is becoming Asia's new must-visit gap year destination.
The Philippines features 7,000 islands, and while you might not get the chance to head to all of them you’ll certainly never run out of epic experiences! Check out the lively bars and nightlife in mesmerising Manila or lounge on the blissful beaches of Boracay, whatever you choose to get up to the Philippines is a hedonistic hub that’s ideal for student travel!
The truly adventurous can explore soaring mountains for a once in a lifetime eye-opening experience in the Philippines, and there are plenty of other opportunities for adventure! From walking alongside rushing waterfalls to parasailing over azure waters, the Philippines has a range of adventure activities that are sure to fill your quota for thrills. It’s the perfect spot to turn up the dial on fun!
Volunteering in the Philippines is the perfect way to gain new skills and play a rewarding role in an interesting community. Coach young children, teach in a local school, or get stuck into a construction project and help to develop and improve the landscape of the country you’ll come to know and love!