Palaui Beach Is Among World's Best Beaches For 2018

The Palaui Beach, located in Santa Ana, Cagayan, is among the World's Best Beaches for 2018, according to a Canadian travel agency Flight Network.

According to Flight Network, Palaui Beach is often described as raw, fresh and clean — renowned for its pure, unfiltered beauty. In fact, it’s so secluded and untouched, it was featured on the show ‘Survivor’.


Today, the island beach is getting more attention, but it is still considered remote and pristine. All who are lucky enough to visit get to experience the fine, powdery sand and contrasting periwinkle skies and turquoise waters almost all to themselves. You may not be a castaway here, but you will definitely consider the benefits of being stranded on Palaui Beach forever.

Meanwhile, El Nido's Hidden Beach tops the list for it's “sheer untouched beauty, remoteness, sand and water quality, annual days of sunshine, and average annual temperature.”

“The wild, vegetation-covered rock formations and crystal-clear waters of Hidden Beach will make you feel as if you’ve been dropped into a movie,” the company said, quoting Sachin Aggarwal of Carlson Wagonlit Travel.

Other beaches listed were:
  • Radhanagar Beach in India (No. 4)
  • Bai Khem Beach in Vietnam (No. 5)
  • Ngapali Beach in Myanmar (No. 6)
  • Pink Beach in Indonesia (No. 7)
  • Kelingking Beach in Indonesia (No. 9)
  • Altinkum Beach in Turkey (No. 8) 
  • Dead Sea in Jordan (No. 10)

Eight other Philippine beaches were also listed among Asia’s best, including the following:
  • Guyam White Sand Beach in Siargao (No. 13)
  • Palaui Beach in Cagayan Valley (No. 22)
  • Caramoan Island Beach in Camarines Sur (No. 29)
  • Dahican Beach in Davao Oriental (No. 41)
  • Gumasa Beach in Sarangani (No 45)
  • Kalanggaman Island in Cebu (No. 49)
  • Paliton Beach in Siquijor (No. 50)

According to Flight Network, they have consulted 600 travel journalists, editors, bloggers and agencies experienced in traveling, including Forbes, The Telegraph, Daily Mail, Yahoo, BBC, The Guardian, and Los Angeles Times, for the Asian ranking.

“Flight Network consulted these travel professionals to rank the best beaches in the world, based on their personal and professional experiences. We received unparalleled insight into the most spectacular beaches on earth,” the travel company revealed.