The city boasts of modern infrastructures such as malls, bars, hotels. On the other hand, well-preserved old buildings, churches, and houses from the Spanish era also abound in Iloilo. It is also surrounded by numerous beaches and resorts that will satisfy your wanderlust. Unlike some of the most crowded and major cities in the Philippines, Iloilo is more laid-back. It is perfect for those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and just relax.
The driest months and therefore the best time to visit Iloilo is from January to June. December is also a good time to visit, but you can expect high rates from hotels during this month. If you want to visit Iloilo during its low season, August is the best time to do so, though you should expect plenty of rain. The warmest months, on the other hand, are April to June.
Puerto Princesa International Airport (PPS) - This international airport serves the surrounding areas of Puerto Princesa as well as the regions around Palawan. In 2017, it completed the construction of its new passenger terminal and cargo terminal buildings, sporting newer facilities and cargo bays. The airport can now hold approximately 700 passengers per hour, receiving 2 million passengers annually.
Iloilo International Airport (ILO) - This airport serves regular international flights to Hong Kong and Singapore as well as several other domestic routes to Philippines’s major cities such as Manila, Cebu, Davao, General Santos, Puerto Princesa and many more. It is also the flight hub for Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines, PAL Express and Tiger Air. The airport is situated 20 minutes away from the central city of Iloilo.
Iloilo, like all other regions in the Philippines, experiences two distinct weather patterns; dry and rainy. Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 93.1°F (33.9°C) and 88.5°F (31.4°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. March to May is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.