Banaue Rice Terraces

At the luxury hotel in Alicante Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa we keep travelling around the Asian continent. Today we are heading to the Philippines to discover the famous Banaue Rice Terraces.

The Banaue Rice Terraces are located in Banaue, in the province of Ifugao in the Philippines. They are considered to be the 8th Natural Wonder of the World by many Filipinos.

The terraces were carved into the mountains of Ifugao by ancestors of the indigenous people about 2000 years ago. They were constructed as a practical solution to the problem of growing rice on those lands. The final result is amazing: Rice terraces covering an area of over 10,000 square metres.

The terraces are fed by an irrigation system from natural springs and streams. The local villages still plant rice and vegetables on these terraces.

The terraces go from Ifugao to other Filipino provinces such as Apayao and Mountain Province.

The trips to visit this amazing landscape are increasing every year, especially on outstanding dates such as rites related to rice or celebrations during harvest months.

If you love discovering new landscapes don´t miss the chance to get lost around the lush tropical gardens at the 5 stars resort Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa. Our Asian paradise in the Mediterranean is waiting for you…