Boracay Philippines is located at the northwestern tip of Panay Island. Boracay Philippines although a small island has become the number one tourist spot of the Philippines.
In 1990 Boracay was voted as having one of the first-class beaches in the world by the BMW Tropical Beach Handbook. The British Publication TV Quick in its issue of December 21, 1996 gave Boracay the recognition for having the Number One Tropical Beach in the World.
Boracay is less known than some of the other beaches throughout Asia, but Boracay has received numerous distinctions, especially for its “White Beach”, situated on the West Coast between the villages of Balabag and Angol. Boracay now offers over 300 Boracay Island Hotels accounting for more than 2,000 rooms, youre sure to find whatever youre looking for.
The water that surrounds Boracay is very shallow, and the sand is brighter and finer than most other beaches in the Philippine Archipelago. This feature alone attracts familys seeking a family friendly environment for there vacation.
Throughout the days you can witness young children ages 3 years old and up playing on the shores of Boracay white beach. Everyone really watches out for everyone else, it really is paradise for familys who want to spend time with there children, in a safe and secure environment.
Boracay Island combines sugary beaches that screech when walked on, azul crystal clear waters, and lush hilly landscapes into the ideal travelers haven, thats guaranteed to mesmerize and lull visitors into tranquil harmony with its unimaginable beauty.
Boracay is surrounded by living coral reefs that make Boracay Diving Packages a very exciting adventure for every dive enthusiast. Diving in Boracay oceans offers the perfect location for first time divers, as the currents are not strong, the fish are smaller and less intimidating to new divers.
Boracay has over 30 dive shops, many of which are located along white beach, and all of which are licensed and offer complete Boracay Packages, you only need to bring your sense of adventure, Boracay will provide the rest.
Prior to the mid 1980s, Boracay was quite famous to only a small and limited number of beach and sea lovers. Boracay Tourist Center had reported 150,000 visitors to Boracay in 1997 with the Koreans having the most in numbers. Now many more tourists visit there from all over the world,Europe, America, Taiwan, Korea, just to name a few.
The Visayas region of the Philippine Islands is home to many different marine sport spots, coral reefs to explore while diving in the Philippines and of course, our white beaches. Among them is the four km long Boracay Beach the main attraction of Boracay and well beyond comparison of any other beach the Philippines has to offer.
Boracay, When to Visit.
High season starts from October to about the end of May, and then low season begins, from June to September. During the Low Season you will find that the east side of Boracay, Bulabog Beach comes alive with Windsurfing and Kiteboarding enthusiast from all over the world.
Boracay Accommodation fees depend not only on the season but the type of Resort in Boracay you will be staying in.
Boracay Philippines does not offer the star rating system like many western countries, the Boracay Resorts and Boracay Hotels Resorts are rated as, S.I.R., A, AA, and AAA Boracay Resorts.
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Flights to Boracay Resorts
From Metro Manila, the Manila Domestic Airport has daily Flights to Boracay either via Caticlan (35 minutes) or via Kalibo (40 minutes) on Panay Island. From the Kalibo Airport, air-conditioned buses and vans for hire are available to take you to the Caticlan Jetty Port, where banca boats are stationed to take you to Boracay Island.
The boat ride takes around 15 to 20 minutes while the bus trip takes about 60 minutes. The banca boats are no longer allowed to drop guest off on the side of Boracay Beach due to the unsightly scene it has caused. Cagban Beach located on the southern tip of Boracay is now the new designated arrival and departure point.
From Iloilo, there are air-conditioned buses and vans going to Kalibo or directly to Caticlan, where boats going to Boracay are stationed.
From Cebu, SEAIR Philippines and Asian Spirit fly to Kalibo two times weekly.