Feature: Philippines

March 28, 2017

Many travellers mark Asia as one of their favourite holiday destinations. Being a continent full of vibrant countries and featuring some of the best beaches and marine life the world has to offer, Asia is definitely a part of the globe you must visit at least once in your lifetime. Among the many adventurous getaways, the Philippines is a popular destination hub for travellers of all ages. Featuring more than 7,000 islands and numerous breathtaking sceneries, this South-east Asian country offers the perfect getaway for a week or two.

Whether you’re going for a quick holiday and decide on staying in one certain area, or are seeking the whole package where you can explore the many islands, the Philippines is holiday destination full of surprises. At Luxury Halal Travel we offer three beautiful destinations that feature some of the Philippines very best beaches and most relaxing holiday escapes. Despite the long haul flight, the friendly and hospitable Filipinos will definitely make it worth your while as soon as you step foot on the island. From cheap yet delicious Filipino dishes and the kind hearted and helpful residences to some of the most spectacular views and luscious waters, a trip here will almost guarantee the desire to come back.

Huma Island

Located an hour flight south-west of Manila, Huma island is best accessed via Busuanga island. From here, a scenic 90-minute drive takes you to jetty for your short boat journey to the island. Huma Island is part of Palawan, one of the most famous regions known to the Philippines due to its crystal clear waters, secret hidden water caves and the magical lagoon. This spectacular getaway provides 81 tropical guest villas designed for comfort and relaxation.Villa choices include both beach and water villas giving you the chance to enjoy a night or two at sea, or in the comfort of your very own part of the beach. All villas provide luxurious features and amenities, while the various services such as a spa, golf, and diving are available. Huma Island also offers halal dining options.

Seven nights at Huma Island starts from £2399 per person including flights with Emirates, daily breakfast, domestic flights and transfers to Huma Island. Business and First class supplements are available on request.


Amanpulo, or Pamalican Island as it’s also known as is one of Luxury Halal Travels little secrets, a place where one can simply step into a world of privacy, intimacy and beauty. From the moment you touchdown on the private runway on the island, you’ll find a collection of islanders who know how to make your stay unforgettable. This breathtaking resort is the perfect beach getaway, enjoy 5km of powder soft sand that circumnavigates the island while the turquoise blue seas full of marine life surrounds the island. The resort’s luxurious Casita’s will keep you occupied with their dazzling views and comfortable features. Selected casita’s offer your very own private pool making it the perfect hideout for a romantic night under the stars.

Your stay at Amanpulo starts from £3899 per person including flights with Etihad Airways, 4 nights in a Treetop Casita at Amanpulo, daily breakfast and air transfers to Amanpulo’s private airstrip. Also included are three nights in Abu Dhabi at the Emirates Palace in a Coral Room including breakfast and return luxury airport transfers. Business and First class supplements are available on request.

Shangri-La Boracay

The popular luxury branch has done it again, and this time it’s selected one of the most famous beaches in the world as it’s home. Shangri-La Boracay is everything you’ve ever dreamed off. If you’re familiar with the Shangri-La branch then you’ll know nothing less than perfection can be expected. Being situated on the famous Boracay island, here you’ll enjoy the luxurious of the hotel resort on a secluded part of the island, yet still have the chance to roam around the famous beach and enjoy it’s many restaurants, activities, and shopping facilities. Just a mere 15-minute drive from the main island, Shangri-La’s paradise awaits. Private villas with pools are available for extra added privacy, while the resort itself has 3 enjoyable swimming pools for their guests including a children’s pool. The entertainment room, gym and sauna are all complimentary, while dining isn’t an issue with the resort’s seven dining outlets.


Seven nights at the Shangri-La Boracay starts from £2299 per person including flights with Emirates, seven nights in a deluxe sea view room, daily breakfast and speedboat transfers. Business and First class supplements are available on request, Honeymoon offers are available for couples travelling within six months of their wedding.

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