Panglao Island, Philippines: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Panglao Island, Philippines? If you're planning to go to Panglao Island, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Panglao Island, Philippines

Based on the climate and weather in Panglao Island, the best time to go is March. See below for details.

Important essentials for Panglao Island, Philippines

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Panglao Island, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Panglao Island, Philippines

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Panglao Island.

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We also recommend these top tours in and around Panglao Island.

What to wear/what to pack for Panglao Island, Philippines by month

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January

If you visit Panglao Island during January, you might find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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February

February in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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March

If you vacation in Panglao Island during March, you might see that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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April

April for Panglao Island can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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May

If you visit Panglao Island during May, you will probably notice that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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June

June in Panglao Island can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

If you go to Panglao Island in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

If you visit Panglao Island during August, you are likely to find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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September

September in Panglao Island is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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October

If you vacation in Panglao Island during October, you will probably notice that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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November

If you visit Panglao Island during November, you might notice that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day.

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December

December in Panglao Island is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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