“Boracay once more!?”
Earlier than you shut the tab, hear us out! It’s simple to dismiss Boracay as a tiny island. Effectively, it is tiny, particularly in comparison with different tourism juggernauts within the nation like Cebu or Palawan. In postcards and pictures, it’s usually represented by a singular place — the world-famous White Seashore. And understandably so. It’s onerous to search out one other seaside that would rival its powdery white sand and turquoise waters.
However White Seashore isn’t the be-all and end-all of Boracay. There’s a cause numerous vacationers come again again and again, and — spoiler alert — it’s not simply to lie on the ivory grains filling its shores. Boracay could also be small, however it’s bursting with points of interest and actions that cater to vacationers of all sorts and ages. Its coast is of course carved into smaller, quieter coves. Its streets are lined with eating places which have turn into vacationer spots in themselves. And its waters are continuously scribbled with slipstreams. You may even study to dive and swim like a mermaid!
On this article, we’ll enumerate 30+ points of interest which can be in retailer for you in Boracay.
Word: Opening hours and package deal charges might change with out prior discover, particularly because the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be ongoing. Please verify the official web sites or Fb pages of those points of interest earlier than visiting.
Now we have loads to unpack on this submit, however if you happen to solely have only a few days, it’s inconceivable to see all of the points of interest. So listed below are a few of the high actions. We’ve additionally included Klook hyperlinks to make it simple so that you can e-book and see up to date charges.
- Island Hopping Tour
- Boracay Restaurant DISCOUNT Vouchers
- Sundown Paraw Crusing (Boat)
- Parasailing (Parachute)
- UFO Experience
- Banana Boat Experience
- Therapeutic massage and Spa Providers
With out additional ado, right here’s our extra detailed listing of the locations to go to and issues to do in Boracay.
WHAT’S COVERED IN THIS GUIDE?
White Seashore is inarguably probably the most well-known seaside in Boracay and probably the most highlighted asset of Philippine tourism. The lengthy stretch of high-quality white sand has captured the hearts of many vacationers worldwide. It has repeatedly earned a spot on quite a few lists compiled by varied worldwide journey organizations and magazines.
White Seashore dominates two-thirds of the western coast of Boracay. It’s divided into three stations: Station 1 and a pair of in Balabag and Station 3 in Manoc-Manoc. Because the island’s most developed and well-liked space, enterprise institutions akin to lodging, eating places, bars, cafés, and memento outlets line the coast. Station 1 principally hosts luxurious resorts, whereas Station 3 options finances lodgings. Most eating places and outlets are situated in Station 2, making it the bottom for many vacationers.
White Seashore has fairly the roster of actions for keen beachgoers — sunbathing, swimming, sundown watching, and water sports activities actions. Additionally it is the principle jump-off level for island-hopping excursions and diving journeys.
Location: White Seashore, Barangay Balabag/Barangay Manoc-Manoc, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan
The island’s tourism hub.
D’Mall is an open-air neighborhood mall harboring quite a few outlets promoting souvenirs, garments, footwear, and whatnot. Native and worldwide cuisines? Eating places and snack bars? Cafés? Watering holes? Let your ft lead you across the expansive hub. In case you are searching for cash changers, ATMs, and cellular community/web suppliers, yow will discover them right here.
D’Mall has turn into the guts of the motion within the island. It’s a frequent pick-up/drop-off level for excursions. Quite a few institutions flaunt their proximity to it. And vacationers use this as reference level to measure the accessibility of points of interest.
Location: D’Mall, Station 2, Barangay Balabag, Boracay, Malay, Aklan
Opening Hours: Normally, the retail outlets open at 10:00 AM and shut at 9:00 PM, whereas the eating places begin working round 7:00 AM and finish previous midnight hours.
Station X is a pocket of latest life and leisure on the island. Opened to the general public in October 2017, this Instagrammable hub homes a number of shops, eating places, and bars. It additionally hosts occasions, celebrations, and actions. Though that is a part of Hue Resorts and Resorts, it welcomes non-hotel visitors to reside, snigger, and love of their neighborhood areas.
Entry to this institution is FREE, so you possibly can store, dine, and grasp with out spending cash on admission. However if you wish to use the lodge’s pool and daybed, you’ll have to pay up a bit. You may e-book on-line by means of Klook. The Dip and Dine Package deal consists of the next:
- Pool use with towel
- Free use of Station X video games: foosball, tic-tac-toe, chess, darts, billiards, desk tennis, and foot billiards
- Selection of two Prisma drinks and 1 pica-pica good for two individuals
- Meals (alternative of 1)
- Drinks (alternative of two): mocktail and cocktail choices can be found
- Free use of WiFi
Location: Hue Resorts and Resorts Boracay, Station 2, White Seashore Predominant Street, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan
Opening Hours: Every day, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM. The schedule might change, so it’s finest to verify the up to date opening hours earlier than going.
Boracay shouldn’t be solely a haven for beachgoers but in addition a paradise for meals lovers! It’s the birthplace of many easy however iconic grubs — Merly’s chori burger, Actual Espresso and Tea’s calamansi muffins, Jonah’s fruit shake, and Lemoni’s lemon bars. Additionally it is house to a few of the finest eating places and gastropubs within the Philippines, from Dos Mestizo’s to Nonie’s to Los Indios Bravos.
In case you are searching for recent, cheap seafood choices, you possibly can go to paluto eating places, the place you purchase the components and have the restaurant cook dinner the meals the best way you need. You may simply discover prawns, crabs, lobsters, shellfish, and completely different sorts of fish. Add selection to your menu with recent meats, greens, and fruits.
Now we have a extra detailed article on what to eat in Boracay within the posts under:
LOOKING FOR MEAL DISCOUNTS? Klook has a number of restaurant vouchers that entitle holders 5 to fifteen% OFF.
There’s extra to Boracay than White Seashore. The island’s jagged corners are full of truthful sand, creating shorter however nonetheless beautiful seashores. There are additionally smaller islands round it. You may set foot in a few of them by becoming a member of a ship tour.
A Boracay join-in boat tour normally has 4 (4) stops:
- Puka Shell Seashore
- Crystal Cove (Island)
- buffet lunch cease
- a coral backyard (snorkeling web site)
Some tour operators change or rearrange stops, others add one or two extra. However a tour normally lasts eight (8) hours. Choose up is at both Station 1 or 3, the precise time varies relying on the operator. Most excursions value PHP 800-900 (USD 14.30-16.10) per individual.
As you discover the island, you might be approached by touts providing this tour. Should you choose reserving with Klook, it’s attainable too. You’ll discover the hyperlink to the Klook tour under.
Listed below are extra bits of information about every cease.
Puka Seashore is likely one of the most picturesque seashores of Boracay, maybe second solely to White Seashore. It’s als a staple in island hopping tour itineraries.
It was once the sanctuary for vacationers looking for a quiet escape from the fixed and generally incessant buzzing of White Seashore. Positioned in Barangay Yapak, it’s neatly tucked away within the northen tip of the island. Nevertheless, over the previous few years, it has attracted increasingly more vacationers that it not is the silent sanctuary it as soon as was. At present, you’ll additionally discover right here most of the similar actions which can be frequent alongside White Seashore, from crystal kayak to henna tattoo to braiding providers.
That’s to not say that it’s best to skip it. Puka Seashore’s magnificence stays intact; due to its large seaside, strewn with high-quality sand on one finish and puka shells on the opposite, after which the seaside was almost certainly named.
Boat excursions usually allot 45 to 60 minutes to Puka Seashore, which will not be sufficient. Some operators urge visitors to go crystal kayaking right here, however don’t. It would simply eat up your already restricted time, when you possibly can attempt it elsewhere. Simply use the time you might have exploring the seaside.
If you wish to swim, enterprise to the elements the place the waves are calmer. Discover a spot to unfold your seaside blanket and chill. And do you have to ever get hungry, you possibly can seize a snack from one of many meals shops/stalls.
You’ll additionally discover a few photograph spots right here, each proving to be extraordinarily well-liked amongst vacationers, as evident within the lengthy queues.
Though Puka Seashore is the spotlight of the island hopping tour, it can be accessed by land. It’s possible you’ll be a part of an e-trike tour or simply come right here instantly by e-trike.
Location: Puka Seashore, Barangay Yapak, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan
Each boat tour makes a cease at a coral backyard for individuals who want to go snorkeling. The boat is moored not too removed from the coast, in our case, simply off Balinghai Seashore. Right here, you’ll get a sneak peek into the marine life and surroundings that encompass the island.
Whereas we imagine that every vacation spot has its attraction, we additionally imagine in managing expectations of our readers. The spot we had been dropped at was not as vibrant or as alive and kicking as the opposite websites I’ve visited elsewhere within the Philippines. Should you’ve been to Palawan or Bohol, you might discover snorkeling right here underwhelming.
Should you resolve to go snorkeling, you’ll have to pay an additional P45. (No have to pay if you happen to’re staying on the boat.)
Bear in mind to make use of reef-friendly sunscreen! Convey your waterproof digicam for the very best pictures, and produce your personal snorkeling gear for hygienic functions. It’s additionally finest to put on your life vest always, because the waves might instantly change and overwhelm you.
Off the coast of Boracay lies Laurel island or Tiguatian Island, which harbors Crystal Cove, a two-hectare resort peppered with nearly irresistible viewpoints. However the principle spotlight is its caves adorned with attention-grabbing rock formations, which function a strong background for pictures. You might also try the mini museum and aviary or go swimming and snorkeling.
The resort expenses an extra P300 entrance price, which is NOT included within the island hopping tour fee. Should you decide to enter the resort, buy a ticket on the sales space by the gate. In any other case, if you happen to want to not enter and keep on the seaside, no have to pay something. Whereas ready for the visitors who selected to enter, you might merely chill on the sand, head for a swim, or quench your thirst with recent coconut juice at P100 a chunk. Banana que can also be obtainable at P35 per stick.
Location: Crystal Cove, Malay, Aklan
Entrance Price: P300/pax
Magic Island is a small islet between Crystal Cove and mainland Panay Island. Actually, from the seaside of Crystal Cove, you would have a great have a look at its rocks, rising from the blue waters. However these rocks usually are not simply cliffs. To some thrill-seekers, these are diving platforms.
The reality is, most island hopping excursions do NOT make a cease at Magic Island, even when it’s included within the listing of points of interest plastered on the pamphlets that touts use to draw clients. Most excursions merely go by it on the best way to Canyon Cove, and you would solely admire it from a distance.
So if you happen to’re into cliff leaping, double verify if the tour you’re reserving will certainly make a cease at Magic Island. And double verify with the boatman earlier than boarding, for good measure. Or simply constitution your personal boat.
For cliff jumpers, a cease at Magic Island could possibly be well worth the bother. It has 5 completely different diving platforms, perched at various heights —- 3, 5, 7, 9, and 10 meters. The P250 entrance price consists of limitless cliff dives. However do observe that there’s nothing a lot else to do right here except for cliff leaping, consuming lunch, and a few image taking,
Location: Magic Island, Malay, Aklan
Entrance Price: P250/individual
Crocodile Island is likely one of the few islets off the southeastern coast of Boracay and a traditional island-hopping cease. Should you verify Google Maps, the aerial view appears to be like nothing like a crocodile. Nevertheless, viewing it from a sure angle as your boat approaches the island will present you the way it will get its title. Although the island is rocky and uninhabited, with little vegetation, its underwater surroundings attracts the eye of divers and snorkelers.
Earlier, we talked about that join-in boat excursions normally have a snorkeling cease. For some, that cease is right here, simply off the coast of Crocodile Island. It can be reached by non-public boat. Some vacationers kayak across the island from Tambisaan Seashore, the principle jump-off level to Crocodile Island.
Location: Crocodile Island, Barangay Manoc-Manoc, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan
In case you are excited by becoming a member of an island-hopping tour that features Crocodile Island, Crystal Cove Island, and/or Magic Island within the itinerary, you possibly can e-book it with Klook! Examine the itinerary and the inclusions earlier than reserving to make sure the package deal fits your preferences.
Except for island hopping, one other technique to see a lot of Boracay is by e-trike or electrical tricycle. It’s now the commonest mode of transportation across the island, and you might constitution one to take you round. The authorised fare is P500 per hour, most of 4 passengers per car. To be clear, that’s P500 per e-trike per hour. NOT per individual.
- E-Trike Tour
Most of 4 pax
To rearrange a land tour, you might merely hail an e-trike within the streets. In our many visits to Boracay, we encountered drivers who cost extra even for short-distance rides, so once we meet trustworthy drivers, we attempt to assist them by sharing their numbers. And considered one of them is Kuya Ambro. He didn’t overcharge us. Right here’s his quantity.
- Kuya Ambro
+63 943 1304164
Not like boat excursions with mounted itinerary, an e-trike tour could be very versatile. Since you’re charged by the hour, you dictate the place to go and the way lengthy to remain at every cease. Most drivers have a steered itinerary nevertheless it’s in the end as much as you whether or not to observe that or make your personal.
To be trustworthy, the spotlight of any land tour can also be Puka Seashore, which we already mentioned earlier. However except for that, listed below are the opposite locations you might go to.
As improvement continues and extra vacationers seek for different locations to discover on the island, Cujo’s Keyhole shortly turned a must-see attraction in Boracay.
Dubbed “The Keyhole” by many, Cujo’s Keyhole is situated throughout the upscale Boracay Newcoast, a personal actual property and resort improvement on the island’s northeast coast. To not fear! Everyone seems to be welcome to go to. The administration of Boracay Newcoast lets non-guests in. Most vacationers come right here by way of e-trike or a tricycle tour which features a Keyhole cease within the itinerary. Should you’d prefer to DIY a go to to the Keyhole, eTrike fare from the White Seashore space to Boracay Newcoast is P300, one-way.
To guard the rock formation, elements of the world have been cordoned off to stop entry past the security line. Guests can solely take pictures of it and with it because the background. Nevertheless, you’re free to discover the Lapuz-Lapuz Seashore close by and even avail of the crystal kayak expertise there.
Location: Boracay Newcoast, Barangay Yapak, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan
Much less of a mountain and extra of a hill, Mt. Luho lies close to Bulabog Seashore. Because the island’s highest peak, yow will discover spots to get good views of Bulabog Seashore, Ilig-Iligan Seashore, the ocean, and the encircling areas. Nevertheless, because it has been some time since we had been right here, we’re undecided if the man-made commentary deck continues to be open.
Mount Luho can also be normally included in ATV trip packages supplied by varied tour operators.
Location: Mount Luho, Barangay Balabag, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan
Diniwid Seashore is a semi-hidden seaside adjoining to White Seashore. Entry it by way of a rocky path connecting Station 1 to the smaller, quieter white sand seaside.
The sand will not be as powdery high-quality as that of White Seashore, however the clear and calm waters make it price your whereas. It’s the nearest possibility if you wish to shortly escape the crowded shore of the most well-liked seaside on the island. Contemplate reserving your lodging in one of many motels within the space if tranquility is what you’re after. You solely should traverse the strolling path to achieve White Seashore’s Stations 1, 2, and three for extra eating choices or discover the entire powdery stretch.
Diniwid Seashore can also be a great place for watching the sundown, so count on the seaside to get a bit extra crowded than traditional at nightfall.
Location: Diniwid Seashore, Din-Iwid Street, Barangay Yapak, Boracay, Malay, Aklan
If you wish to escape the hustle and bustle of the tourism hub, scour the northern portion of the island and also you’ll discover its many secluded seashores. Certainly one of them is Ilig-Iligan Seashore, one other tranquil stretch of high-quality white sand. It’s one other worthy candidate for a Puka Seashore various, however there are only a few institutions and fundamental facilities — paid restroom/rest room at finest. Strap your snorkeling gear, go sunbathing, and savor the serenity.
Location: Ilig-Iligan Seashore, Barangay Yapak, Boracay, Malay, Aklan
Operating parallel to White Seashore on the west, Bulabog Seashore will be reached inside 10-Quarter-hour on foot or about 5 minutes by way of an e-trike from Stations 1, 2, or 3.
It might not have the well-loved powdery white sand shore of White Seashore, however the windy coast welcomes adrenaline junkies. The seaside hosts operators providing gear leases and classes, particularly for kitesurfing/windsurfing. Different water sports activities actions are additionally obtainable, like parasailing and jet snowboarding. There are additionally different vacationer amenities like eating places and lodgings.
And whereas White Seashore hogs the highlight for what many regard as the very best sundown of their lives, Bulabog rewards those that flee from the group a beautiful dawn for retains.
Location: Bulabog Seashore, Barangay Balabag, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan
It’s crystal clear that that is THE latest rave in Boracay. It’s throughout social media — folks posting shiny magazine-type pictures of themselves in a clear kayak, with the emerald to sapphire water including oomph to every snap.
It’s simple to e-book a crystal kayak. Simply method any of the boatmen or skippers on White Seashore (from Station 1 to three), Puka Seashore, or any of Boracay Newcoast’s non-public seashores. Or they might method you. Fairly persistently, too.
Don’t know easy methods to pose and venture? No worries! The boatman, who additionally serves as your photographer, will information and instruct you. They know all the best poses and flattering angles! I personally don’t know easy methods to venture or pose, however my boatman made me really feel comfy and assured by means of his directions. By leveling up the standard of your pictures, these crystal kayaks amplify your island getaway expertise, making it extra memorable.
Make the most of the water’s vibrant sheen on a transparent sunny day for this explicit photograph op. Don’t neglect to deliver your sun shades!
Location: White Seashore, Puka Seashore, Boracay Newcoast
Charge: Begins at P250 per individual.
Period: 15-20 minutes
If the thought of simply lazing on the sand sounds boring to you, then make a stand. On a paddleboard, if you happen to dare. Lengthy earlier than crystal kayaks dominated Boracay’s beachscape, arise paddling or paddleboarding guidelines White Seashore. It is likely one of the supreme locations for freshmen to observe and indulge within the exercise due to its calm waters. Paddle with your folks or household with the gorgeous seascape as your backdrop!
Charges: 30-Minute, P500 / 1-Hour, P700
You may also discover discounted stand-up paddling experiences on Klook!
Certainly one of Boracay’s most recognizable icons, the paraw is an outrigger boat bearing two iconic triangular sails. It’s much more romantic throughout sundown, when the Boracay beachscape, notably White Seashore, transforms into an enormous shadow play stage with the paraws as the principle characters and the sundown aiding the efficiency as a pure lighting director.
- Solo, P2000
- Duo, P1000 per individual
- Trio, P830 per individual
- Group of 4, P750 per individual
- Group of 5, P700 per individual
- Group of 6, P670 per individual
- Solo, P2500
- Duo, P1200 per individual
- Trio, P1000 per individual
- Group of 4, P875 per individual
- Group of 5, P800 per individual
- Group of 6, P750 per individual
If you wish to transcend admiring them from afar, get on board and let the wind and the entire expertise blow your worries away. You may e-book on-site or rating restricted promo charges from Klook whenever you reserve on-line! You may try these two choices:
How a few chook’s eye view of Boracay whereas strapped to a parachute hinged onto a speedboat?
For the adventurous, this can absolutely make you scream your coronary heart out in awe and pleasure. Benefit from the distinctive top-view of the island and seize the second with an motion digicam or ask the boat employees to take your pictures. It’s cheaper to do it with a companion throughout the off-peak season.
Tandem, P1800 per individual
For Klook customers, verify for promo charges! These packages normally embrace: 15-Minute Solo or Tandem Parasailing, boat trip, full tools, and security gear.
Banana Boat Experience
Banana boat rides have turn into a seaside expertise staple. It’s one of the vital thrilling methods to bond with your loved ones, pals, and even colleagues. There’s no higher feeling than to share roars of laughter as you go on a bumpy and bouncy trip atop Boracay’s waters.
Word that this isn’t really helpful for kids under 13 years.
Charge: P450 per individual
Ebook your banana boat trip by means of Klook! The package deal will embrace a 15-minute Banana boat trip, life jacket, and helmet.
UFO Inflatable Experience
Ever heard of a UFO trip in Boracay? No, we’re not speaking about alien sightings.
UFO rides work the identical method as banana boat rides, which rip you thru the waves on an inflatable banana-shaped boat. However as an alternative of straddling an infinite fruit, put together to be swept away and whipped round on a spherical air-filled saucer. Consider it as a UFO on water. Very that. However extra enjoyable.
Packages for UFO (or Hurricane) rides usually cowl the 15-minute trip expertise, security gear, and life jackets.
Charge: P700 per individual
Rating a deal whenever you e-book with Klook!
Have you ever ever questioned the way it feels to see marine life up shut? Then dive deeper into the otherworldly realm beneath the waves! Don’t know the way? No worries! Flip your Boracay journey into a possibility to study one thing new by taking a number of scuba diving courses.
Many diving resorts on the island supply introductory programs for freshmen. A few of them don’t require prior diving expertise. Even the worst of swimmers are welcome at some dive spots. The instructors and the divemaster will information you each step of the best way and can educate you the correct respiration and dealing with of kit.
Introductory Dive Charges: Solo, P5000 / Group of 2-6, P3500 per individual
You may reserve a slot by means of Klook! The introductory course features a PADI-certified dive teacher, full dive gear and tools, one dive session, a towel, and bottled ingesting water.
Not prepared for scuba diving but? How about helmet diving? Additionally known as sea strolling, that is one other various if you happen to simply need to respect Boracay’s colourful marine life with out donning wetsuits and oxygen tanks. It’s like strolling alongside the park however you might have the ocean ground for gravel. Nevertheless, this exercise shouldn’t be really helpful you probably have ear issues or are claustrophobic.
Charge: P1000 per individual
You may also e-book this exercise on Klook. The package deal features a PADI-qualified dive teacher, boat trip, gear and tools, and a mushy copy of pictures and video.
The go-to spot for kitesurfing and windsurfing in Boracay is Bulabog Seashore, which stretches alongside the island’s jap coast.
If you wish to catch the very best wind situation, a Boracay journey throughout the Northeast Monsoon (Amihan) season, which occurs from November (or late October) to March (or early April), is good. Throughout this season, the wind velocity ranges from 15 to 25 knots and will even attain greater than 30 knots.
Wish to attempt it however don’t know the place to start? A number of kitesurfing and windsurfing faculties dot the shores of Bulabog. That is your finest likelihood to study the mentioned sports activities as a result of Boracay caters to freshmen and professionals alike.
Location: Bulabog Seashore, Barangay Balabag, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan
Opening Hours: Kitesurfing/Windsurfing faculties and leases normally open at 7:00 AM and shut at 6:00 PM.
Kitesurfing/Windsurfing Classes Charge: P3,500 to P25,000 (relying on inclusions and variety of classes)
Dwell your mermaid dream in Boracay!
The Philippine Mermaid Swimming Academy provides a singular spin to monofin swimming by letting college students put on stunning mermaid tails that shimmer beneath the solar. Aesthetics and fantasy apart, monofin swimming is taken into account a great exercise and doubles as coaching for aspiring free divers.
This selection can also be obtainable for individuals who solely need to do mermaid photoshoots. Ebook an appointment for courses and photoshoot classes. No walk-ins.
Introduction to Mermaiding Swimming Lesson (IMSIA): P1800/pax for 90 minutes (pre-scheduled)
Mermaid Picture Op: P800/pax for half-hour (dry and shallow water)
Contact Particulars: +63 917 324 3947 / Philippine Mermaid Swimming Academy FB Web page
For the pace devils who need to take management, jet ski your method round Boracay’s waters! Decelerate to absorb the great views or pace as much as chase the fun. You may hire a jet ski and go by yourself or let an area information instruct you and guarantee your security.
Charges: 15-Minute Experience, P2200 per jetski / 30-Minute Experience, P3800 per jetski
You may verify the charges on Klook and select how lengthy you want to do water zoomies — Quarter-hour, half-hour, or 1 hour. This non-public exercise features a life vest, a jetski unit, and a information.
Should you lugged round your stress all the best way to Boracay, it’s time to go away it behind. Relaxation simple and take your decide from the luxurious spas or humble beach-side therapeutic massage providers throughout the island.
Charges might differ relying on the scope and size of every therapeutic massage. If you wish to get pampered at a high-end resort’s spa and therapeutic massage facilities, you possibly can inquire or e-book on the reception or by means of the resort’s official web site. Extra budget-friendly choices additionally abound alongside White Seashore and the principle street. As you stroll alongside, you’ll in all probability be approached by spa employees providing varied therapeutic massage providers.
Ahhhhh the unbelievably beautiful Boracay sundown!
Phrases usually are not sufficient to explain its magnificence. It WILL depart you speechless. Simply have a look at the photograph! If that’s not sufficient, simply Google “Boracay sundown.” It completely embodies the saying, “The very best issues in life are free.”
However if you happen to’re at or round Station 2, don’t count on to have a tranquil sundown second as you’ll be sharing the area with numerous of different vacationers who’re all after the identical factor. You’ll discover quieter corners in different stations.
Boracay earned the well-deserved nickname “Occasion Island” for its bustling nightlife. These days, the occasion scene at night time may not be as wild, loud, and plentiful as earlier than, however the island nonetheless hosts bars the place vacationers can take pleasure in some drinks whereas grooving alongside to reside bands.
Whereas Boracay cradles a number of public seashores, together with probably the most iconic White Seashore, it additionally harbors a number of non-public coves. Should you’re searching for an unique seaside expertise and are prepared to splurge in your dream trip or well-deserved vacation, contemplate staying in a luxurious lodge that has entry to a personal seaside.
Encompassing 150 hectares of hilly panorama overlooking the Sibuyan Sea, this tropical township has motels, residential condominiums, a industrial district, Cujo’s Keyhole, and three non-public coves/seashores. Discover Cove 1, 2, and three (or Savoy Seashore, Belmont Seashore, and Fairways Seashore) on this space.
On the finish of the Newcoast Station strip is Cove 2, probably the most developed among the many three. A number of seaside lounges freckle the large and spacious sandy shore. Drinks and cocktails can be found on the bar. Stalls promoting snacks, souvenirs, and non-alcoholic drinks occupy the final paved strip earlier than reaching the sandy shore of the cove. You may also avail of the crystal kayak expertise right here.
Cove 1 has a concrete pathway main right down to its rugged beachscape. That is the standard spot for dawn watching throughout the NewCoast property.
Location: Boracay Newcoast, Barangay Yapak, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan
Station 0 (Punta Bunga)
Entry Punta Bunga Seashore by means of any of those three luxurious resorts:
Principally calm and quiet, the seaside stretches alongside Boracay’s northwest coast and hosts a few of the surrounding luxurious resorts’ water actions together with snorkeling, kayaking, swimming, sunbathing, and sundown watching.
Location: Barangay Yapak, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan
Lapuz-Lapuz Seashore (Fairways)
Fairways & Bluewater Resort shares entry to Lapuz Lapuz Seashore (additionally known as Fairways Seashore) with different unique resorts like Belmont and Savoy in Boracay Newcoast.
Except for swimming, seaside bumming, and movie taking on the Keyhole, the crystal kayak expertise can also be supplied right here.
Location: Barangay Yapak, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan
Additionally known as Hambil Island, Carabao Island is a pristine tropical paradise in Romblon’s San Jose municipality. However it’s shut and simply accessible from Boracay and Caticlan, piquing the curiosity of extra seaside chasers who’re searching for quieter, extra laidback escape. From Boracay, you might merely e-book a ship tour to Carabao Island and be again throughout the day.
Its nooks and crannies are full of white sand, punctuated by cliff diving websites and lined with extremely Instagrammable coconut bushes.
Masking a land space of twenty-two.05 sq. kilometers, it boasts a lot of points of interest together with:
- Lanas Seashore
- San Jose Seashore
- Tagaytay Viewpoint
- cliff leaping spots like Cathedral Cave and Koding Koding
Boat journey time from Boracay is 45 minutes.
Should you’re curious concerning the different points of interest that the neighboring province of Romblon has in its sleeves, READ: ROMBLON TOURIST SPOTS! ✅
One of many journey necessities upon entry to Boracay is a confirmed reserving with a DOT-approved lodging institution. SEE: LIST OF ACCREDITED BORACAY HOTELS & RESORTS! ✅
We additionally added hyperlinks to Agoda so you would simply verify their newest charges and footage.
However listed below are a few of the motels and resorts in Boracay that we had been capable of attempt over time:
First uploaded: 2023 04 25
Written by: Asta Alvarez and Yosh Dimen
Photographs by: Yosh Dimen
Modifying and extra writing by: Hannah Manalo
Further pictures by: Owen Ballesteros, Leo Valencia, and varied tour corporations by way of Klook