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Fairways & Bluewater Boracay Review: Live Large in this Grand Resort

Named after its main features—a stunning 18-hole championship golf course and the magnificent ocean view Fairways & Bluewater Boracay is one of the original world-class resorts to grace the island’s shores. At 80 hectares, Fairways & Bluewater is easily the largest property on the island, and has been one of the top choices for travelers from all over the world for over two decades.

Fairways & Bluewater Boracay Facilities

Through the years, Fairways & Bluewater has always kept up in terms of design and service, maintaining top-notch hospitality and stylishly designed rooms.

Most recently, the hotel was awarded the ISO-IMS certification, an internationally recognized certificate given to organizations that maintain effective environment management systems. To date, it has been the only hotel in Boracay to qualify.

What you’ll love

With over 20 buildings within the property and a massive outdoor area, its size alone is quite breathtaking. But there is just so much more to the hotel than just its area. Despite its size, each guest will still feel the personal touch of unmistakable Filipino hospitality.

Fairways & Bluewater Boracay Veranda Lobby

The hotel has bagged multiple prestigious awards both locally and internationally. And as a guest, seeing each and every detail put into your room, the service, and the amenities will explain why.

The Rooms

Boracay Room Amenities Fairways & Bluewater

The property has over 700 rooms and villas, each carefully designed to be every traveler’s tropical sanctuary. All rooms are spacious, bathed with natural light, and equipped with all the contemporary comforts.

Room features include WiFi access, a fully stocked minibar, an LED TV with premium cable channels, and a coffee maker. The hotel offers a total of 16 room types for you to choose from.

Fairways & Bluewater Boracay Premier Lucia Room

Here are some of the top picks:

  • Superior Room – At 32sqm, the Superior Room is the smallest among the room categories. It has two large double beds and can accommodate two adults and two children comfortably
  • Island Suite – Featuring soothing tropical colors and multiple spaces for lounging, this 75-sqm suite is a great choice for honeymoons and romantic vacations. The balcony even has an outdoor dining area so that guests can enjoy their meals in front of the amazing golf course views.
  • Family Suite – The 96-sqm Family Suite consists of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and multiple balconies that offer unbeatable views of the greens.
  • Chairman’s Suite – With an impressive size of 268sqm, this room type is quite possibly among the largest rooms you can find on the island. The suite has two floors and enough living space and entertainment areas for a big party. Its balcony goes from one end of the entire room to the other, creating a relaxing indoor-outdoor feel, best experienced with the sliding doors left open.

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The Food

One of the best things about visiting Boracay is experiencing its food scene, and guests will be happy to find out that some of the top restaurants are located within the hotel.

With more than a dozen dining and drinking options to choose from, there is no need to step out of the property. The hotel covers all the bases, from local favorites to international fare from Asia and beyond.

Boracay Food

  • Kudetah District – The newest addition to the resort’s flagship restaurants, Kudetah serves Filipino dishes as well as favorites from all over the world. The restaurant is open from 10 AM to 12 AM daily. Best-selling dishes include the Kudetah Hot Platter and the Chairman’s Burger.
  • We Chill Gastropub – This al fresco bar is a favorite for night caps and a laid-back experience with friends. Along with the refreshing selection of cocktails and alcoholic beverages, the gastropub also serves a curated menu of Greek-Mediterranean and Filipino dishes. Must-orders include the Mediterranean Fish and Roasted Potatoes and the Chicken Paro-Paro.
  • Laguna Café – This outdoor dining destination offers a delicious selection of modern Asian dishes such as the Red Curry Pork Bagnet and the Chili Pepper Fried Squid. Here, diners can enjoy great food while taking in the views of the manicured golf course and the Laguna Pool.
  • The Veranda – Guests can head over to The Veranda for a taste of Italian dishes such as the crowd favorite Fettuccine Napoli and the Spinach Calzone.

More than just the delicious food that they offer, each bar and restaurant was designed to be an all-out sensory experience—from the presentation of food and the comfort of seating, all the way to the surrounding views.

To ensure that guests have all that they need wherever they are, multiple pool bars and cafés are strategically scattered around the property.

The numerous water features

Because the property is so huge, they made sure that each and every guest can have easy access to a swimming pool, wherever they are in the resort. That’s why the hotel has seven full-sized swimming pools all located near and in between the different hotel wings.

If guests get tired of swimming, they can enjoy a soothing water massage in the jacuzzi, which unsurprisingly is the largest outdoor jacuzzi on the island.

Boracay Fairways & Bluewater Pools

The Private Beach

Anyone who visits Boracay can’t leave without spending an entire day on the beach. If you’re wary of crowds and the buzz of the island’s party scene, then you will love the resort’s private beach. Here you can enjoy the sun, sand, and sea quietly.

Private Beach Fairways & Bluewater Boracay

The property actually has two private white-sand beaches, both particularly popular as destination wedding venues.

The Golf Course

Golf enthusiast or not, you simply can’t miss the Fairways & Bluewater’s 18-hole par 72 championship golf course designed by the renowned golf architect Graham Marsh.

Boracay Golf Course Fairways & Bluewater

The course wraps around the property and serves as the main focal point of many rooms and restaurants.

The Location

The resort is located along Boracay’s Station 1 in Barangay Balabag. Popular beaches like Diniwid and Balabag are both a little over a kilometer away from the property, while Willy’s Rock is 1.9km away.


How to Get There

The easiest way to get to the hotel is by arranging for airport transfers, which are offered to every guest for a minimal additional fee. The Boracay Jetty Port is about 30 minutes away.

When you reach the port, you can get ferried to the airport via the hotel’s private speed boat. Getting to and from the main areas of Boracay is easy and convenient. Guests may choose to take a trike or catch a ride on the hotel’s complimentary shuttle.

Insider Tips

Boracay isn’t just about the sea and the sand. Here are some tips to make the most out of your island vacation:

Night Dinner in Fairways & Bluewater Boracay

  • Make Fairways & Bluewater the venue for your special moments – Staff can help with surprises and romantic gestures, including proposals. Private dinners and events can also be held at the resort.
  • Try horseback riding – This is one of the unique experiences offered by the resort. Guests can ride the majestic animals along their private beach.
  • Go on a Segway ride – Cruise along the calm beach with the wind in your hair and the sound of the waves. This activity is a must whether you plan to do it alone or with a group.
  • Book a massage and spa session for two for a relaxing experience like no other.
  • Rent a bike to explore the island – This is a fast an eco-friendly way to get around.
  • Play a game of virtual golf if you’re not yet ready to try the real thing. The hotel has a game room for both kids and adults.


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