Top 10 Tourist Spots in Albay

Albay is a province in the Philippines located in Bicol Region in Luzon speckled with remarkable tourist spots. The major spotlights in the travel and tourism of the province are focused on its world-renowned sightseeing destinations and luxury resorts. The beautiful mountain peaks, green hills, waterfalls, nature parks and pristine islands are among list of tourist attractions the province is proud of.

The province Albay is bordered Camarines Sur (north), Sorsogon (south), Lagonoy Gulf (northeast) and Burias Pass (southwest). Approximately 1,300,000 total residents speak in Bikol, Filipino and English languages. Legazpi is its capital city.

Planning to visit Albay this year? From backpackers to leisure travelers, there’s always a place to visit for you. Check out the best tourist spots in Albay.

Top 10 Tourist Spots in Albay

1. Mount Mayon

Mount Mayon

Photo courtesy of Winrey Reyes

Mount Mayon is one of the best tourist spots in Albay considered as the world’s perfect conical shape volcano standing 2,463 meters above sea level. It is the most prominent iconic landmark in the entire province since its grandeur can almost be seen anywhere in its cities and towns. Local organizers conduct mountain climbing activities to reach the crater of the active volcano on a 2-day itinerary. ATV tours company nearby offers ATV rides going to the foot of the mountain. Most visitors go to Cagsawa Ruins Park for the best view and take photos of the most photogenic mountain in the county.

Mount Mayon is geographically located in the 8 cities and municipalities of Albay.

2. Misibis Bay

Misibis Bay Beach

Photo courtesy of Misibis Bay Resort

Misibis Bay

Photo courtesy of Misibis Bay Resort

Misibis Bay is a very renowned luxury destination in Albay, a 5-hectare high-end island resort. The great architectural designs and top-of-the-line amenities of the resort was built along a kilometer long stretch of golden sand beach. Visitors can enjoy the in-house facilities including pools, spa, activities and fitness center. For water sports activities, go beach swimming, kayaking, banana boat riding, Hobie Cat sailing and jetskiing. For inland adventures, go ATV riding to Cagraray Eco-Park and explore the rolling hills which offers beautiful views of Nag Aso Lake, Mount Mayon and Pacific Ocean.

Misibis Bay is perched on the southeastern tip of Cagraray Island, Bacacay, Albay.

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