Boracay is a lovely island enclosed by charming clear blue waters and white-sand beaches situated about an hour’s flight from Manilla or Cebu, just off the more oversized Philippines Panay island.
For beach lovers, Boracay competes with the fittest beaches in more famous destinations such as South Pacific and the Caribbean and neighboring Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia. Tourists will enjoy water sports and activities such as windsurfing, sailing, diving, snorkeling, and jet skiing. The fun in Boracay doesn’t stop when the sunsets. The nightlife throbs, with many restaurants and bars serving drinks, food, and fun until the wee hours of the morning.
Top Attractions in Boracay
With its powdered sugar, glorious sand, White Beach is the center of the development in Boracay and the only spectacle most travelers ever see. Beach neighborhoods are set relative to three former boat stations, where banks from Caticlan used to come. The region south of Station 3, known as Angol, holds most of the budget hotels, including a few pieces of Old Boracay.
Mount Luho View Deck
Rising high above the eastern coast, this viewpoint has remarkable views across the place, though the steps up were created for giants. The green cross-country road linking it with the central route is quite a beautiful contrast to the coast.
Things to do in Boracay
Natives working in the tourism sector will patrol the beach presents various excursions such as ATVing or scuba diving, and you are almost certain to be tempted. You should never consent to the price that is first demanded or written on the informational books provided. Bargain and get the best deals.
- Scuba Diving: For those fascinated by Scuba Diving, there are dozens of Dive Centres along the White Beach; it is an excellent place to learn or to improve your skills, although cave, tech, wreck, and tutor level certifications can also be earned. It is perhaps the best place in Asia for Scuba Diving.
- Boat tours: One way to see the excellence of Boracay and its many beaches is by Paraw ( sailboat), which sails along White Beach every afternoon.
- Kiteboarding: Boracay’s Bulabog beach is known as the most desirable kitesurf destination in all of Asia. The season runs from October through to May, with onshore winds varying between 14-36 knots. A small lagoon (2km wide) is shielded from waves with coral reefs.
- Skimboarding: Skimboarding in Boracay has been a recently added fun sport for children and entertainment for older people for many years. It is a pleasure to watch and a welcome new attraction.
- Motorbiking: It’s worth renting scooters or motorbikes to traverse the island, as there are other superb beaches on the other side of the island that is even more suitable for snorkeling that is not as crowded as the popular White Beach.