Tourism is at its best on the province of Leyte. From the pristine Cuarto Islas to the rugged Mountain Trail to the Historic World War II Landings, Leyte holds acres of natural treasures -- waiting to be uncovered.

Cuarto Islas

These four islands (Apid, Digyo, Himokilan, and Mahaba)  are notorious for their clean white beaches. Cuarto Islas offers several outdoor options, from snorkeling to scuba diving, swimming where hundreds of coral reefs abound. One of the best places in the world for nature tourism.

Leyte Mountain Trail

From Lake Danao National Park, in Ormoc City, Leyte to Mahagnao National Park in Burauen, Leyte, the Leyte Mountain Trail offers several trekking areas. Along the way, visitors will encounter pristine lakes and rugged mountain, as well as a view of Samar island -- the third biggest island in the Philippines next to Luzon (2nd) and Mindanao (1st).

Lake Danao National Park

Located in Ormoc City, the placid Lake Danao offers mountain trekking as well as breath-taking Philippine vistas. Floating nipa huts and fishing boats share this lake, approximately 3 square miles in surface area, is right for nature-tourists.

Mahagnao National Park

One of the Philippines' largest National Parks, Mahagnao National Park has surfuric Mahagnao volcano and twin-crater-lake of Mahagnao (cool) and Malagsum (warm).  Primary growth forest with giant ferns, foliages and wild orchids abounds in this park.

Red Beach

Historic landing site for General Douglas MacArthur in October 1944, this beach offers panoramic view of Samar Island and Leyte Gulf as well as access to MacArthur Park monument.  A famous beach hotel resort is found within the vicinity of the beach.

Tabuk Marine Park and Bird Sanctuary 

An eco-destination in the municipality of Palompon, Leyte, where thousands of fruit bats (locally known as kabug) take refuge during the day. This site boasts its marine life that visitors may enjoy seeing while snorkeling. There are more than 2000 Philippine mallards and "20 species of migratory, endemic and resident birds" in the area.