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Solo travel for 2 weeks in october

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Solo travel for 2 weeks in october


I know that it is a question that is coming up a lot in the forums but I am truly lost. I will be going to the Philippines for approximately 2 weeks (give or take). I am a solo female traveler and all I know is that I want to take my advance open water diving certification, do some island hoping and just spend some time on nice beaches. I am not looking for a crazy nightlife environment.

I would like to keep my expenses for my accomodations and transport low as I plan on doing a lot of diving, etc.

So can anyone orient me to an itinerary, suggest locations, etc. Boracay is a must but outside of that I can't make heads or tails.

Thank you for all your suggestions!!!!

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1. Re: Solo travel for 2 weeks in october

Fly to cebu and you can island hop to Bohol and surrounding islands

Palawan is also another option as well.

Im also in a similar situation and having a hard time to decide where to go lol

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2. Re: Solo travel for 2 weeks in october

If you want low cost for your AOW, then go to Dumaguete.

Look for Harolds Mansion and so far they are the cheapest and the standard is there.

You can go Bias for some nice dolphin sightings and also go Siquijor for overnight or even day trips.


From Duma, you can make day trip to Oslob for Whale Shark interation.

Edited: 20 May 2014, 20:50
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3. Re: Solo travel for 2 weeks in october

@ Beyonce

Bohol (Alona beach and Balicasag island) fit perfectly into what you are looking for. Alona beach is lined with dive shops, Padi certified, who teach diving.

The region has nice coral reefs and colourful fish.

No crazy nightlife (Boracay qualifies for that), Alona beach has some peaceful al fresco dining and music bu the beach, Balicasag island is quiet, but has great beach side diving.

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4. Re: Solo travel for 2 weeks in october

Dosol, sorsogon s a good place to dive also

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5. Re: Solo travel for 2 weeks in october

Thank you so much for the suggestions! I think I will head to Bohol for the diving!

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