The Philippines is an incredibly beautiful set of islands set in the idyllic South Pacific. They are far enough away from mainland Southeast Asia that they don’t attract a horde of tourists every single year, yet they contain some of the most beautiful, pristine beaches in the world. The tropical climate on the islands gives it an amount of biodiversity found few other places in the world. There is also world class diving, coral reefs, and any number of other water sports you would like to take part in, including kite boarding and surfing.
There are over 7,000 islands to choose from in this country, but only about 2,000 of those islands are inhabited. The islands are split into three major groups, Luzon, Mindanao, and Visayas. Luzon is the northernmost set of the islands, and contains the largest island, which is home to the capital of Manila. Visayas contains the middle group of islands, and Mindanao is the southernmost group of islands. With so many islands in such an idyllic location, beachfront property in the Philippines is not hard to come by. However, there are several obstructions to owning property in the Philippines.