It's summer and we can absolutely feel the heat (the recent water interruptions in the Metro certainly don't help)! If you're still planning your VLs and waiting for your friends to agree on dates and locations, we've got some suggestions. Here are six local and international destinations that our fave celebs absolutely love:


1. Palawan, Philippines

What it's famous for: Palawan is known for tourist spots such as the Puerto Princesa Underground River, the Kayangan Lake in Coron, amazing beaches, and its rich biodiversity. Palawan's got awesome spots for diving, too!

Who's been there?

The Kramer Family

The Kramers, Doug, Cheska, and their three kids Kendra, Scarlet, and Gavin, hit up Amanpulo, Palawan in 2018 to celebrate Scarlet's seventh birthday. The girls (and their mom) even wore matching swimsuits!

Heart Evangelista And Lovi Poe

 Heart Evangelista and Lovi Poe went to Palawan for a quick getaway in 2018 and boy, did they have fun! Absolute friendship goals.

Kathryn Bernardo And Daniel Padilla

Teen Queen Kathryn Bernardo actually celebrated her 21st birthday here! Back in 2017, she posted photos of her trip with Daniel Padilla, Khalil Ramos, her best friend Arisse de Santos, and many more. Recreational kayaking in El Nido, Palawan never looked this good:


2. Boracay, Philippines

What it's famous for: Everyone certainly missed the white beaches of Boracay after the island closed down for months. After its reopening, tourists and celebs alike flocked back to the go-to destination and we can confidently say that Boracay is more beautiful than ever!

Who's been there?

Maxene Magalona And Rob Mananquil

The couple actually had one of their weddings here in 2018, before Boracay's rehabilitation. 

Cristine Reyes

The actress visited the island when it officially reopened in October 2018 and posted a series of photos of her and daughter Amarah at the beach.

3. Siargao, Philippines

What it's famous for: Known as "the Surfing Capital of the Philippines," this island in Surigao Del Norte is also famous for its rich marine life, beautiful sunsets, and adventure-worthy caves.


Who's been there?

Sarah Lahbati and Richard Gutierrez

Along with their two kids, engaged couple Sarah Lahbati and Richard Gutierrez hit up Siargao.

Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera

The soon-to-be parents of two had a quick getaway in Siargao with their eldest daughter Zia Dantes, where the adorable kid actually tried surfing for the first time!

James Reid and Nadine Lustre

Siargao is one of the real-life couple's go-to vacay destinations. 

More From

4. Bali, Indonesia

What it's famous for: Beyond the beaches, people have fallen in love with Bali because of its amazing temples, colorful arts scene, photogenic and Instagram-worthy waterfalls and lakes, and one-of-a-kind Balinese cuisine.


Who's been there?

Maine Mendoza

Before the couple confirmed that they were dating, Maine and Arjo Atayde were rumored to have spent a vacation in Bali with friends. Maine posted photos of herself (sans Arjo) looking positively glowing:

Iza Calzado

For her bachelorette party in 2018, Iza Calzado jetted off to Bali with her closest friends, including Karylle, Divine Lee, and Sunshine Dizon. Iza and her "Bride Tribe" hit the beach, partied, got matching temporary tattoos, and distributed sashes and awards!

Pia Wurtzbach And Marlon Stockinger

In 2017, the couple stayed at the west side of the island in Jimbaran, which is famous for its fresh seafood and beachside dining. 


More From

5. Los Angeles, California, USA

What it's famous for: This particular state has so many theme parks, beaches, Hollywood, music festivals, and a pretty diverse climate. No wonder it's a go-to vacation destination!

Who's been there?

Lovi Poe

Lovi Poe has been in the US since December 2018, with most of her stay being in Los Angeles, California. She also celebrated her 30th birthday there and has been sharing snaps of the Malibu beaches and dining in different cafes.

Kryz Uy

The vlogger spent the summer of 2016 in LA, where she visited Beverly Hills and the famous Hollywood sign. She also went there with friends for her pre-bachelorette celebration in 2018.


6. Tokyo and Osaka, Japan

What it's famous for: Their history, culture, the cool architecturethere's just so many things to love about this country and its people! Japanese food such as sushi, yakiniku, yakitori, and ramen are also must-tries.

Who's been there?

Bea Alonzo

While everybody was at the beach in the summer of 2018, Bea Alonzo hit up Tokyo, Japan with her family. She returned to the country later that year, this time with her boyfriend Gerald Anderson, where they hung out with deer at the Todai-ji Temple.

Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil

In 2017, the two dressed up in traditional kimonos when they toured the Fushimi Inari Shrine. They also went to the famous Osaka Castle and munched on yummy Japanese dishes.


More From

This story originally appeared on

* Minor edits have been made by the editors.

Personal Loan Calculator
Use this calculator to know how much you'll be paying based on current interests of banks.*
This is required.
This is required.
*Rates can change without prior notice.
Get the latest updates from Female Network
Subscribe to our Newsletter!
Recommended Videos
Trending on Network

Latest Stories

WHO Warns PH Authorities Against Ending Quarantine Too Early

The IATF has yet to evaluate if the Luzon-wide quarantine should end or be extended.

How Mayor Kit Nieto’s Response to COVID-19 Inspired Bayanihan in Cainta, Rizal

The municipality of Cainta is proving that kindness can still thrive even in the most frantic of situations.
Load More Stories