A boat approaching the sandbar between Apuao Grande and Apuao Pequeña in the municipality of Mercedes, Camarines Norte, Philippines. Photo: AJ Bolando

Philippines’ Mercedes islands: unspoilt beaches, stunning views perfect for adventurers

  • Mercedes in the central Philippines has earned a quiet following for its seven small tropical islands ideal for ambitious adventurers seeking solitude
  • Don’t go expecting luxury, but for people who want to experience a real castaway holiday, it is the perfect destination
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A boat approaching the sandbar between Apuao Grande and Apuao Pequeña in the municipality of Mercedes, Camarines Norte, Philippines. Photo: AJ Bolando
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