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To these celebs, nothing beats the Philippine beaches!

by Nikko Tuazon
Apr 17, 2017
We couldn't decide which is more enchanting: the view or celebrity cousins Katrina Halili and Sheena Halili? 

Most celebrities took the chance to explore other countries during the Holy Week break.

And this year's top destination was Japan.

READ Japan is the top Holy Week destination of Stars this 2017

But a lot of them chose to stay and get mesmerized by the clear blue waters of our local beaches.

Indeed, it's more fun and fabulous in the Philippines!


Gabbi Garcia "lived like a local" in Antique for a few days.

She also showed the beauty of Barangay Culasi's Mararison, a 55-hectare hook-shaped island with the splendid view of mountain ridges.

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Andi Eigenmann and her daughter Ellie did some surfing in Baler.

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Sam Pinto considers Reserva, also in Baler, as her second home and favorite surfing spot.

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Ella Cruz also went to surf in Baler.

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Bea Binene "SEAs the day" at the private beach club of Anvaya Cove in Morong.

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Enchong Dee is now a certified scuba diver!


He officially received his scuba diving license last Saturday, April 15, after training for a few days at the Acacia Resort and Dive Center in Anilao, Batangas.

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Carmina Villarroel and her daughter Cassy took this wefie at their beach house in Nasugbu.

Karel Marquez and husband Sean Farinas went to Laiya, where the latter taught the actress' two kids how to swim.

After Laiya, they drove to Calatagan, both towns boast of beaches that are near Manila.

Alma Concepcion and son Cobs stayed at the Stilts Resorts in Calatagan.

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JC De Vera greeted the Easter Sunday in Punta Fuego.

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That's Gary Valenciano in awe of his view on Tali Beach.

He wrote, "I know I know it looks dramatic. But seriously folks, when you realize how blessed our country really is, it gives you a nostalgic, patriotic, melancholic, fortunate, gifted, favored, and yes blessed feeling too!!!"

Alessandra de Rosi had a relaxing break at the Dive Solana Resort in Mabini.


Marc Abaya was also in Dive Solana.

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Karylle had a "low tide barefoot sunset run in Boracay from Station 1 to Diniwid Beach on Station 2."

Siblings Jak Roberto and Sanya Lopez went to Boracay for the first time during the Holy Week, and tried parasailing.

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Before helping her son Daniel Padilla promote his movie Can't Help Falling In Love, Karla Estrada made a quick trip to Boracay and had her dose of "perfect sunshine."

That's Jerald Napoles's underwater photos and videos taken in Boracay, which he described as "beauty with personality" in another post.

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Mike Tan showed that there's more to the province than its valley, mountains, and waterfalls.

The actor enjoyed a swim at the Claveria beach.

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Vina Morales enjoyed jetskiing in her hometown Bogo City.

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Ina Raymundo and her family stayed at the Shangri-La Mactan.

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Ilocos Sur

Prince Stefan stayed at Vitalis Villas in Sabagan.


Overlooking the Santiago Cove, the resort was inspired by Greek architecture.

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From the beach of her grandfather Christopher de Leon in Lobo, Batangas, where she and her siblings bonded with their mom Lotlot de Leon, Janine spent the rest of the Holy Week break at The Lake House in Caliraya, Lumban, with her siblings and their dad Ramon Christopher.

La Union

Kim Jones and husband Jericho Rosales drove to their surfing paradise in San Juan.

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Couple Richard Gutierrez and Sarah Lahbati had their R&R at Ticao Altamar Resort.

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During their stay, Richard was happy to have a close encounter with a whale shark while diving in the cool blue waters of the Pacific ocean.

Oriental Mindoro

Rita Daniela's shot of Puerto Galera was stunning...

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...her swimsuit shots, too!

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John Arcilla went diving in Balabac, which he tagged as the "Philippine Maldives."

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Derek Ramsay brought his girlfriend Joanne Villablanca to his family's beach house in San Vicente.


The couple were joined by their friends.

KC Concepcion celebrated her 32nd birthday on the island last Tuesday, April 11, four days after her actual birthday.

Present during her "party" were boyfriend Aly Borromeo and newlyweds, Cristalle Belo and Justin Pitt.

KC and her friends stayed at the Club Paradise Palawan which charges P12,000 to P16,000 per night.

Cousins Katrina Halili and Sheena Halili showed the natural wonders of El Nido.

The Kapuso actresses, who were joined by their family members, stayed at Pa-lao-yu Dive Resort.

From El Nido, Diego Loyzaga headed off to Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa in Puerto Princesa.

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Ogie Alcasid, Regine Velasquez, and their family went to Balesin Island Club.

This was the "moonlight shining" somewhere in Talisay, where Christian Bautista had his meaningful Holy Week.


Tim Yap marveled at the beauty of the surfing capital of the Philippines.

This one's taken at the Sohoton Cove in Bucas Grande Island.


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Lauren Young went on a day trip to Capones Island where she met a new friend.

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Rumored couple Kiray Celis and Kirst Viray greeted the Easter Sunday last April 17, at the C&J Sunset View Resort, with their closest friends.

Ruby Rodriguez had fun under the sun with her family at their beach house.

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