TOP PICKS: Top Activities to do in the Philippines this Rainy Season (PART 1) - UPDATED OCTOBER 2016

Top Things to do in the Philippines this Rainy Season

Goodbye summer! Hello rainy season! Yes, rainy season in the Philippines had started. But that should not stop you from exploring and traveling around our 7,107 islands. Prices are lower during the rainy season, airfares are on sale, hotels and resort are on lowest rates. For me, rainy season is also the best time to explore. There are activities best enjoyed during rainy season. Here are some of my suggested places to visit and activities to do during this time of the year.

This article gives suggestions on the Top Activities in the Philippines During Rainy Season, Things to do During the Rainy Season in the Philippines, Fun Activities to Do in the Philippines During the Rainy Season, Places to Travel to During the Rainy Season and Tips on Travelling in the Philippines During The Rainy Season.

Top Things to do in the Philippines this Rainy Season


Rainy season is the best time to surf! During the monsoon months or habagat season, that is from October to January, surfers (experienced or not) flock the different surfing destinations in the country - from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao!. Check out the many surfing spots in the Philippines where riding the waves is such a wonderful experience!


Rainy season brings stronger rapids and water levels on a higher level. That's why water activities such as rafting, kayaking and tubing are just some of the adrenaline pumping experiences that you should try during this season. Just take caution when there is heavy rainfall where flash flood could possibly happen.

Here are some of places where you could try these activities:


Hot springs have warm therapeutic waters which are popular destination especially during the cold months. Enjoy a rejuvenating swim in the many hot spring resorts in the country where swimming is more fun during rainy season! Here are some hot spring resorts that you can try:


If rain is unstoppable, try indoor sports such as indoor wall climbing, indoor ball games, LazerXtreme, badminton and other sports. It will surely sweat you out even during the cold months.


Wakeboarding is one of the fastest growing watersports in the Philippines. There are a number of locations where to wakeboard in the country. Head to Camsur WaterSports Complex in Camarines Sur, Republ1c Wakepark in Nuvali in Sta Rosa Laguna, Lago del Oro in Calatagan Batangas, Deca Wakeboard Park in Davao City or to Clark Wakeboard Park in Pampanga. Get wet and have an adrenaline pumping ride at the different wakeboarding facilities in the country.


Why not have a tour around the Philippines with your taste buds? Cook some of the delectable Filipino cuisines at home with your family and friends. Try Cagayan's Pancit Batil Patung, Vigan's Empanada, Quezon's Lucban Longanisa and Pancit Habhab, Iligan City's Halang-halang, Isabela's Pancit Cabagan and many others. Go on a food experience and discover the flavors of the Philippines through our variety of sumptuous dishes. It is surely a fun activity.

Top Things to do in the Philippines this Rainy Season


If the rains outside is just too hard for you to get out, why not consider a staycation in one of the best hotels in Metro Manila with in indoor swimming pool? These hotels in Metro Manila offer not just amazing guest rooms to stay-in but also an awesome experience in their lovely indoor swimming pools that will surely be a delight to everyone!

Indoor Swimming Pools in Metro Manila Hotels that are Perfect for your Rainy Season Getaway

MORE INFO: Indoor Swimming Pools in Metro Manila Hotels

Best Indoor Swimming Pools in Metro Manila Hotels

Don't ever let the rainy days stop you from traveling. Tara! Let's enjoy the rainy season in the Philippines! :)

Top Things to do in the Philippines this Rainy Season

How about you? What are the activities you love doing when it's raining?

This post was updated on October 15, 2016.

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mountains-and-beyond said...

great tips... haven't done any of the water sports above :)

Ian | Going Places said...

They said that when rainy season in the country it is the best time to travel abroad but during the rainy season its not really all rainy day for a period of time if the weather is good you can still have "summer" on a rainy day and its the best time to travel around the country.

halfwhiteboy said...

nice post.
but i'll be happy with just the culinary tour :)

jaysonbbernil said...

Wow! I'm so excited to try some of them :)

Francis Balgos said...

I'm planning toorganise Surf Clinic in Liw-liwa Zambales when the Ber months starts. :)
Can't wait to hit the surf

Patrick Corrales said...

Now I'm craving for some pancit lucban!!

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