100 Small Romantic
Hotels & Places

Come discover 100 of the most romantic small hotels and places in the world.


Islands of Palawan Province

Sugary white sand beaches dot the 1,780 islands lying between the South China Sea and the Sulu Sea in the southern Philippines. Two world heritage sites are also found here: the coral-rich Tubbatbaha Reef and the limestone karst landscape of Puerto-Princesa National Park.

Miniloc Island Resort

El Nido Island, Philippines

Miniloc Island Resort is set in a cove with a backdrop of sheer limestone cliffs. Reminiscent of a coastal village, Miniloc’s quaint charm is enhanced by its crystal clear waters teeming with tropical fishes. Located about 260 miles southwest of Manila.

T: +63 2 894-5644. US$ 425-, all inclusive


Pamalian Island, Phillipines

Aman-style luxury on a private white sand beach island in the Sulu Sea; located 225 miles south of Manila.

T:+63 2 759-4040. 29 bungalows. US$ 624-

Islands of Siargao – Del Norte Province

Siargao, a teardrop-shaped island facing the Pacific Ocean in the Philippine Sea, features mangrove forests, white sand beaches and an awesome wave break known to surfers as Cloud 9. The island hosts an annual international surfing tournament which attracts world pros. Fly in from Manila to Cebu, then take a Cebu Pacific flight to Siargao’s tiny airport.

Dedon Island Resort

Siargao Island,  Siargao Del Norte, Philippines

Created by a former Belgian soccer star turned high-end outdoor furniture maven, the resort showcases his woven furniture made by Philippine master weavers. This romantic hotel resort combines high-end design with high-end adventures.

T: +49 (0)40 307 086 690. US$ 1,150-, 9 villas. Includes all meals and activities except deep-sea fishing


Siargao Island, Siargao Del Norte, Philippines

Two Parisian designers created this chic romantic beachside hotel.

T: +63 921 320 0442. US$ 195-