“Boracay once more!?”
Earlier than you shut the tab, hear us out! It’s straightforward 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 images, it’s usually represented by a singular place — the world-famous White Seashore. And understandably so. It’s exhausting to seek out one other seaside that might rival its powdery white sand and turquoise waters.
However White Seashore isn’t the be-all and end-all of Boracay. There’s a motive 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 sights and actions that cater to vacationers of all kinds and ages. Its coast is of course carved into smaller, quieter coves. Its streets are lined with eating places which have turn out to be vacationer spots in themselves. And its waters are consistently scribbled with slipstreams. You possibly can even be taught to dive and swim like a mermaid!
On this article, we’ll enumerate 30+ sights which might be in retailer for you in Boracay.
Be aware: Opening hours and bundle charges could change with out prior discover, particularly for the reason that COVID-19 pandemic remains to be ongoing. Please test the official web sites or Fb pages of those sights earlier than visiting.
Now we have quite a bit to unpack on this publish, however in the event you solely have just some days, it’s unimaginable to see all of the sights. So listed here are a number of the high actions. We’ve additionally included Klook hyperlinks to make it straightforward so that you can ebook and see up to date charges.
- Island Hopping Tour
- Boracay Restaurant DISCOUNT Vouchers
- Sundown Paraw Crusing (Boat)
- Parasailing (Parachute)
- UFO Journey
- Banana Boat Journey
- Therapeutic massage and Spa Providers
With out additional ado, right here’s our extra detailed record 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 superb 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 couple of in Balabag and Station 3 in Manoc-Manoc. Because the island’s most developed and fashionable space, enterprise institutions equivalent to lodging, eating places, bars, cafés, and memento retailers line the coast. Station 1 principally hosts luxurious resorts, whereas Station 3 options finances lodgings. Most eating places and retailers 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. It’s also the primary 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 retailers promoting souvenirs, garments, footwear, and whatnot. Native and worldwide cuisines? Eating places and snack bars? Cafés? Watering holes? Let your toes lead you across the expansive hub. In case you are searching for cash changers, ATMs, and cellular community/web suppliers, you could find them right here.
D’Mall has turn out to be 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 sights.
Location: D’Mall, Station 2, Barangay Balabag, Boracay, Malay, Aklan
Opening Hours: Often, the retail retailers 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 Lodges and Resorts, it welcomes non-hotel company to stay, snort, and love of their neighborhood areas.
Entry to this institution is FREE, so you’ll be able to store, dine, and cling with out spending cash on admission. However if you wish to use the resort’s pool and daybed, you’ll have to pay up a bit. You possibly can ebook on-line by 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
- Alternative 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 Lodges and Resorts Boracay, Station 2, White Seashore Predominant Street, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan
Opening Hours: Day by day, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM. The schedule could change, so it’s finest to test the up to date opening hours earlier than going.
Boracay will not 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. It’s also residence to a number 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’ll be able to go to paluto eating places, the place you purchase the components and have the restaurant prepare dinner the meals the best way you need. You possibly can simply discover prawns, crabs, lobsters, shellfish, and totally 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 honest sand, creating shorter however nonetheless beautiful seashores. There are additionally smaller islands round it. You possibly can set foot in a few of them by becoming a member of a ship tour.
A Boracay join-in boat tour often 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 often lasts eight (8) hours. Decide up is at both Station 1 or 3, the precise time varies relying on the operator. Most excursions price PHP 800-900 (USD 14.30-16.10) per individual.
As you discover the island, you might be approached by touts providing this tour. If you happen to desire reserving with Klook, it’s potential 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 the sanctuary for vacationers searching for a quiet escape from the fixed and generally incessant buzzing of White Seashore. Situated in Barangay Yapak, it’s neatly tucked away within the northen tip of the island. Nonetheless, over the previous few years, it has attracted increasingly more vacationers that it not is the silent sanctuary it as soon as was. Immediately, you’ll additionally discover right here lots of the identical actions which might be frequent alongside White Seashore, from crystal kayak to henna tattoo to braiding providers.
That’s to not say that you need to skip it. Puka Seashore’s magnificence stays intact; due to its large seaside, strewn with superb sand on one finish and puka shells on the opposite, after which the seaside was more than likely named.
Boat excursions usually allot 45 to 60 minutes to Puka Seashore, which is probably not sufficient. Some operators urge company to go crystal kayaking right here, however don’t. It’ll simply eat up your already restricted time, when you’ll be able to strive it elsewhere. Simply use the time you have got exploring the seaside.
If you wish to swim, enterprise to the components the place the waves are calmer. Discover a spot to unfold your seaside blanket and chill. And must you ever get hungry, you’ll be able to 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 fashionable amongst vacationers, as evident within the lengthy queues.
Though Puka Seashore is the spotlight of the island hopping tour, it will also be accessed by land. You might be part of an e-trike tour or simply come right here instantly by e-trike.
Location: Puka Seashore, Barangay Yapak, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan
Snorkeling Web site
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 consider that every vacation spot has its attraction, we additionally consider in managing expectations of our readers. The spot we have been delivered to was not as vibrant or as alive and kicking as the opposite websites I’ve visited elsewhere within the Philippines. If you happen to’ve been to Palawan or Bohol, you might discover snorkeling right here underwhelming.
If you happen to resolve to go snorkeling, you’ll have to pay an additional P45. (No have to pay in the event you’re staying on the boat.)
Bear in mind to make use of reef-friendly sunscreen! Convey your waterproof digicam for the perfect photographs, and convey your individual snorkeling gear for hygienic functions. It’s additionally finest to put on your life vest always, because the waves could immediately 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 virtually irresistible viewpoints. However the primary spotlight is its caves adorned with attention-grabbing rock formations, which function a robust background for photographs. You might also try the mini museum and aviary or go swimming and snorkeling.
The resort expenses a further P300 entrance payment, which is NOT included within the island hopping tour fee. If you happen to decide to enter the resort, buy a ticket on the sales space by the gate. In any other case, in the event you want to not enter and keep on the seaside, no have to pay something. Whereas ready for the company 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 bit. Banana que can also be out there at P35 per stick.
Location: Crystal Cove, Malay, Aklan
Entrance Payment: P300/pax
Magic Island is a small islet between Crystal Cove and mainland Panay Island. Actually, from the seaside of Crystal Cove, you may have take 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 record of sights plastered on the pamphlets that touts use to draw prospects. Most excursions merely move by it on the best way to Canyon Cove, and you may solely admire it from a distance.
So in the event you’re into cliff leaping, double test if the tour you’re reserving will certainly make a cease at Magic Island. And double test with the boatman earlier than boarding, for good measure. Or simply constitution your individual boat.
For cliff jumpers, a cease at Magic Island might be definitely worth the hassle. It has 5 totally different diving platforms, perched at various heights —- 3, 5, 7, 9, and 10 meters. The P250 entrance payment consists of limitless cliff dives. However do word that there’s nothing a lot else to do right here apart from cliff leaping, consuming lunch, and a few image taking,
Location: Magic Island, Malay, Aklan
Entrance Payment: P250/individual
Crocodile Island is likely one of the few islets off the southeastern coast of Boracay and a ordinary island-hopping cease. If you happen to test Google Maps, the aerial view seems to be nothing like a crocodile. Nonetheless, viewing it from a sure angle as your boat approaches the island will present you the way it will get its identify. 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 often have a snorkeling cease. For some, that cease is right here, simply off the coast of Crocodile Island. It will also be reached by non-public boat. Some vacationers kayak across the island from Tambisaan Seashore, the primary 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’ll be able to ebook it with Klook! Test the itinerary and the inclusions earlier than reserving to make sure the bundle fits your preferences.
Other than island hopping, one other option 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 accepted fare is P500 per hour, most of 4 passengers per automobile. 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 after we meet sincere drivers, we attempt to assist them by sharing their numbers. And one among them is Kuya Ambro. He didn’t overcharge us. Right here’s his quantity.
- Kuya Ambro
+63 943 1304164
In contrast to 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 but it surely’s in the end as much as you whether or not to observe that or make your individual.
To be sincere, the spotlight of any land tour can also be Puka Seashore, which we already mentioned earlier. However apart from that, listed here 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 non-public 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 through e-trike or a tricycle tour which features a Keyhole cease within the itinerary. If you happen to’d wish 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, components of the world have been cordoned off to forestall entry past the security line. Guests can solely take photographs of it and with it because the background. Nonetheless, you might be 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, you could find spots to get good views of Bulabog Seashore, Ilig-Iligan Seashore, the ocean, and the encompassing areas. Nonetheless, because it has been some time since we had been right here, we’re undecided if the man-made statement deck remains to be open.
Mount Luho can also be often included in ATV journey packages provided 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 through a rocky path connecting Station 1 to the smaller, quieter white sand seaside.
The sand is probably not as powdery superb 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. Take into account reserving your lodging in one of many inns within the space if tranquility is what you might be after. You solely must traverse the strolling path to succeed in 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 spot for watching the sundown, so anticipate the seaside to get a bit extra crowded than ordinary 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 superb white sand. It’s one other worthy candidate for a Puka Seashore different, 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 through an e-trike from Stations 1, 2, or 3.
It could 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 out there, 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 perfect sundown of their lives, Bulabog rewards those that flee from the group a stunning 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 photographs of themselves in a clear kayak, with the emerald to sapphire water including oomph to every snap.
It’s straightforward to ebook 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 methods to pose and mission? No worries! The boatman, who additionally serves as your photographer, will information and instruct you. They know all the correct poses and flattering angles! I personally don’t know methods to mission or pose, however my boatman made me really feel relaxed and assured by his directions. By leveling up the standard of your photographs, 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 specific photograph op. Don’t overlook to deliver your sun shades!
Location: White Seashore, Puka Seashore, Boracay Newcoast
Fee: 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, in the event you dare. Lengthy earlier than crystal kayaks dominated Boracay’s beachscape, rise up paddling or paddleboarding guidelines White Seashore. It is likely one of the ideally suited locations for newbies to apply and indulge within the exercise due to its calm waters. Paddle with your pals or household with the attractive seascape as your backdrop!
Charges: 30-Minute, P500 / 1-Hour, P700
You too can 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, significantly White Seashore, transforms into an enormous shadow play stage with the paraws as the primary 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 possibly can ebook on-site or rating restricted promo charges from Klook once you reserve on-line! You possibly can try these two choices:
How a few hen’s eye view of Boracay whereas strapped to a parachute hinged onto a speedboat?
For the adventurous, it will 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 workers to take your photographs. It’s cheaper to do it with a companion in the course of the off-peak season.
Tandem, P1800 per individual
For Klook customers, test for promo charges! These packages often embrace: 15-Minute Solo or Tandem Parasailing, boat journey, full tools, and security gear.
Banana Boat Journey
Banana boat rides have turn out to be a seaside expertise staple. It’s one of the crucial thrilling methods to bond with your loved ones, associates, and even colleagues. There’s no higher feeling than to share roars of laughter as you go on a bumpy and bouncy journey atop Boracay’s waters.
Be aware that this isn’t advisable for kids under 13 years.
Fee: P450 per individual
E book your banana boat journey by Klook! The bundle will embrace a 15-minute Banana boat journey, life jacket, and helmet.
UFO Inflatable Journey
Ever heard of a UFO journey in Boracay? No, we’re not speaking about alien sightings.
UFO rides work the identical approach as banana boat rides, which rip you thru the waves on an inflatable banana-shaped boat. However as a substitute of straddling an unlimited 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 journey expertise, security gear, and life jackets.
Fee: P700 per individual
Rating a deal once you ebook with Klook!
Have you ever ever puzzled the way it feels to see marine life up shut? Then dive deeper into the otherworldly realm below the waves! Don’t understand how? No worries! Flip your Boracay journey into a chance to be taught one thing new by taking a couple of scuba diving courses.
Many diving resorts on the island provide introductory programs for newbies. 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 train you the right respiratory and dealing with of apparatus.
Introductory Dive Charges: Solo, P5000 / Group of 2-6, P3500 per individual
You possibly can reserve a slot by Klook! The introductory course features a PADI-certified dive teacher, full dive gear and tools, one dive session, a towel, and bottled consuming water.
Not prepared for scuba diving but? How about helmet diving? Additionally known as sea strolling, that is one other different in the event you simply need to admire Boracay’s colourful marine life with out donning wetsuits and oxygen tanks. It’s like strolling alongside the park however you have got the ocean flooring for gravel. Nonetheless, this exercise will not be advisable you probably have ear issues or are claustrophobic.
Fee: P1000 per individual
You too can ebook this exercise on Klook. The bundle features a PADI-qualified dive teacher, boat journey, gear and tools, and a comfortable copy of photographs and video.
The go-to spot for kitesurfing and windsurfing in Boracay is Bulabog Seashore, which stretches alongside the island’s japanese coast.
If you wish to catch the perfect wind situation, a Boracay journey in the course of 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.
Need to strive it however don’t know the place to start? A number of kitesurfing and windsurfing colleges dot the shores of Bulabog. That is your finest probability to be taught the stated sports activities as a result of Boracay caters to newbies and professionals alike.
Location: Bulabog Seashore, Barangay Balabag, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan
Opening Hours: Kitesurfing/Windsurfing colleges and leases often open at 7:00 AM and shut at 6:00 PM.
Kitesurfing/Windsurfing Classes Fee: 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 lovely mermaid tails that shimmer below the solar. Aesthetics and fantasy apart, monofin swimming is taken into account exercise and doubles as coaching for aspiring free divers.
This selection can also be out there for individuals who solely need to do mermaid photoshoots. E book an appointment for courses and photoshoot classes. No walk-ins.
Introduction to Mermaiding Swimming Lesson (IMSIA): P1800/pax for 90 minutes (pre-scheduled)
Mermaid Photograph 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 approach round Boracay’s waters! Decelerate to absorb the great views or pace as much as chase the joys. You possibly can lease a jet ski and go by yourself or let a neighborhood information instruct you and guarantee your security.
Charges: 15-Minute Journey, P2200 per jetski / 30-Minute Journey, P3800 per jetski
You possibly can test 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.
If you happen to lugged round your stress all the best way to Boracay, it’s time to depart it behind. Relaxation straightforward and take your decide from the luxurious spas or humble beach-side therapeutic massage providers throughout the island.
Charges could fluctuate 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’ll be able to inquire or ebook on the reception or by the resort’s official web site. Extra budget-friendly choices additionally abound alongside White Seashore and the primary street. As you stroll alongside, you’ll most likely be approached by spa workers providing varied therapeutic massage providers.
Ahhhhh the unbelievably beautiful Boracay sundown!
Phrases usually are not sufficient to explain its magnificence. It WILL go away you speechless. Simply take a look at the photograph! If that’s not sufficient, simply Google “Boracay sundown.” It completely embodies the saying, “One of the best issues in life are free.”
However in the event you’re at or round Station 2, don’t anticipate to have a tranquil sundown second as you can 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 “Get together Island” for its bustling nightlife. These days, the occasion scene at evening may not be as wild, loud, and ample as earlier than, however the island nonetheless hosts bars the place vacationers can take pleasure in some drinks whereas grooving alongside to stay 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. If you happen to’re searching for an unique seaside expertise and are keen to splurge on your dream trip or well-deserved vacation, think about staying in a luxurious resort that has entry to a non-public seaside.
Encompassing 150 hectares of hilly panorama overlooking the Sibuyan Sea, this tropical township has inns, 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 too can avail of the crystal kayak expertise right here.
Cove 1 has a concrete pathway main all the way 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 any of those three luxurious resorts:
Largely calm and quiet, the seaside stretches alongside Boracay’s northwest coast and hosts a number 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.
Other than swimming, seaside bumming, and film taking on the Keyhole, the crystal kayak expertise can also be provided 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 ebook 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.
Overlaying a land space of twenty-two.05 sq. kilometers, it boasts plenty of sights 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.
If you happen to’re curious concerning the different sights 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 may simply test their newest charges and footage.
However listed here are a number of the inns and resorts in Boracay that we have been in a position to strive through the years:
First uploaded: 2023 04 25
Written by: Asta Alvarez and Yosh Dimen
Pictures by: Yosh Dimen
Modifying and extra writing by: Hannah Manalo
Extra photographs by: Owen Ballesteros, Leo Valencia, and varied tour firms through Klook