Boracay

Party at the Beach

Welcome to the white-sand paradise of Boracay! Lauded as one of the best beaches in the world, beach lovers will enjoy swimming in the turquoise waters or lounging along the powdery shore.

Take your pick from the most popular White Beach to lesser visited ones like Diniwid Beach or Ilig Iligan Beach, where more adventures are waiting.

Life Guard Hut Boracay

What makes Boracay all the more unique if not special is its pumping nightlife that rivals that of those found in the city. Peppered along the beach are various hip and chill bars. Indeed, the allure of the beach plus invigorating activities to do makes Boracay truly well loved.

 

Fast Facts

  • Public Transportation: Tricycles, Pedicabs
  • Languages/Dialect: Aklanon, Bisaya, Tagalog, English
  • Payment Options: Cash, Credit/Debit Card
  • Known For: White sand beaches, Sunset, Willy’s Rock

 

What to Know Before Visiting

Boracay Fire Dancers

  • Aside from the famed White Beach, there are less crowded ones in Boracay Island. Puka Shell Beach and Diniwid Beach will provide a quiet spot for chilling and beach bumming.
  • Bulabog Beach is great for windsurfing and kitesurfing from November to April.
  • Flights to Boracay (Caticlan) is less than an hour. However, airfare can be more expensive than in Kalibo.
  • If you’re coming in from Kalibo, there’s additional land travel around one and a half hour to two hours. But flights are considerably cheaper.

Meanwhile, take note of the new entry process in Boracay. This includes:

  • Caticlan Jetty Port is the only point of entry and exit in the island.
  • There are designated verification booths where visitors will have to show their confirmed Boracay hotel reservation.
  • There are assigned drop-off and pick-up points.

 

Best Time to Visit Boracay

Cave in Boracay

Boracay is perfect to visit all-year round. However, many people like to experience Boracay in its full glory from December to May. Expect a crowded beach during Christmas and summer. The low season is between July to November. And if you want to catch it’s famous, breathtaking sunsets, explore Boracay anytime from October or November.

 

How to Go to Boracay

By Air

There are two airports in Aklan – Caticlan or Kalibo, with the first one being the nearest. Many airlines like Philippine Airlines and AirAsia have daily flights to these airports.

By Land

Traveling entirely by land is not possible. It would also entail sea travel.

By Sea

Ride the “Roll On – Roll Off” or RORO transport. Go to Batangas Port and ride the RORO going to Calapan, Mindoro. From there, proceed to Roxas Port and take the last RORO ride to Caticlan (Boracay).

 

Do’s and Dont’s in Boracay

Check out this video for the do’s and dont’s when in Boracay.


 

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