The northernmost of the three major Philippines island groups, comprised mostly of the mainland and sparsely-scattered islands. Home to prolific farmlands, fields, and mountains, Luzon is not known for its beach destinations, owing to a lack of true white-sand beaches. Most of the beaches are either rocky/crushed-coral-type or of the black-grey sand variety. Luzon is the seat of Metro Manila.

Cagbalete Island: Team-Building Heaven

It’s nothing to go exaggeratedly out-of-your-way for, but when you get there you’re sure to love it, which is what’s strange about it.