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  • Guess Which of Our Islands Made the World's Best Islands' List

    Three popular Philippine destinations made it on the list!
    by F. Valencia .
Guess Which of Our Islands Made the World's Best Islands' List
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  • Condé Nast Traveler readers ranked the best islands in the world outside the U.S. in the 2016 Readers' Choice Awards survey. Three Philippine islands made it on the list: Boracay, Palawan, and Cebu.

    What makes this year's ranking even more interesting is that while Boracay is ranked No. 1, Palawan is ranked No. 2. Cebu isn't that far behind either, as it's ranked No. 5.

    Boracay was cited for its "gentle coastlines and transporting sunsets,"as well as its "thriving nightlife." Meanwhile, Palawan was commended for the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River and its awesome natural rock formations. Cebu, on the other hand, got this compliment: "Not as wild as Phuket in Thailand, Cebu City is more personal, with plenty of up-and-coming restaurants and shopping."

    These are the top 20 islands on Condé Nast Traveler:

    1. Boracay, Philippines
    2. Palawan, Philippines
    3. Mallorca, Spain
    4. Great Barrier Reef & Whitsunday Islands, Australia
    5. Cebu, Philippines
    6. Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
    7. Turks and Caicos
    8. Bermuda
    9. Crete, Greece
    10. Bali, Indonesia
    11. Mykonos, Greece
    12. St. Barts
    13. Cayman Islands
    14. Sardinia, Italy
    15. Tahiti, French Polynesia
    16. Ibiza, Spain
    17. Santorini, Greece
    18. British Virgin Islands
    19. St. John, USVI
    20. St. Lucia


    This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph.

    * Minor edits have been made by the Smartparenting.com.ph editors. 

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