Boracay is famous of its world renowned white sand beach resorts and popular diving worlds best diving sites. The world-famous island is a paradise in the Visayas which is found in the Province of Panay. Boracay is one of the most popular tourist destination in the world in which finest and beautiful tropical white sand beaches can be found. There are many luxurious hotels and resorts in Boracay nowadays and are of international standards. Boracay has all the elements of a tropical paradise that it enchants visitors from around the globe. Because of it's crystal blue waters, powder white sand and a superb underwater marine life.
The island paradise of Boracay is a haven of marine/aquatic sports. Among the famous aquatic sports in Boracay are beach volleyball, swimming, boating, canoeing, diving, jet-skiing, kite surfing, sailboating, kayaking, boardsailing and wind surfing. Boracay is surrounded by beautiful dive spots that both novice and professional divers can enjoy. There are many dive shops in Boracay that is guided by expert dive instructors.
Visitors and tourist will also enjoy nature tripping and eco-adventure. Boracay is a paradise island that is excellent for island hopping, hiking, trekking, caving, mountain climbing, biking, and horseback riding. If you want to discover the hidden coves and isolated beaches of Boracay that is out of reach from visitors, then you should go trekking and mountain biking. Boracay is the perfect venue for golf, tennis, bowling, even beach volleyball. Top-of-class amenities for these activities are available in the island. For golf bugs, Fairways and Bluewater Resort Golf and Countryclub has an 18-hole championship course.
In Boracay, high season is from November to the end of May and the low season from June to October. Boracay accommodation depends on the season and if you want to visit Boracay, visitors and tourist are advise to book as early as possible because of the popularity of the island paradise.
Boracay has many excellent restaurants with international and local cuisine. Every famous resorts in Boracay runs it's own restaurant that offers good dining to its guests. Fresh seafoods are at its best in Boracay.
How to get there to Boracay
Boracay can be reached by air and boat. From Manila, there are three flights daily to Kalibo that is provided by Philippine Airlines (PAL). Upon reaching Kalibo airport, you will travel 1 and half hour to Caticlan by air-conditioned coasters, coaches and vans.
There are also private airlines such as Asian Spirit, Pacific Air and Aerolift going to Caticlan which is a jump-off point to Boracay. They offer daily flights by smaller aircrafts. All flights depart from the Manila Domestic Airport.
Boat trips are offered by WGA, Moreta Shipping Lines and Negros Navigation companies. All ships depart from North Harbor, Manila. However, it is advisable to inquire for accurate departure schedule before starting the trip.
|Boracay Tourist Attraction|
Mount Luho: the highest mountain on the island. An ascent of a 100m from the sea level is worth some cold water and soft drinks. A small hillock nestled among the trees on the tip of this mountain can be a good resting place after a cumbersome climb.
The Bat Caves: Located on the north east coast of Yapak gives a view of the reversely hanging mammals who come out screeching for food at the fall of dusk. Located in the jungles around a visitor to this cave must have the tenacity of bearing the foul smell that engulfs the cave.
Boracay Beaches: Famous and world class beaches in Boracay that tourist want to go to.
Balinghai Beach and Punta Bunga Beach
Puka Shell Beach
Dead Forest: Comprising of a number of dead trees give a haunted look and provides the movie bucks with an ideal place to shoot a horror thriller.
The White Beach: The greatest attraction offered by Boracay to its tourists. The white silvery sand and the clean blue sea present a perfect stretch for the tourists to spend the day. Horse riding along the beach, beach volleyball or even a bare footed walk on the sand or even a sun bath on the beaches can be entertaining. The quiet sea gives one the opportunity to trip across the sea.
Kar-Tir Shell Museum: Located at the village of Ilig-Illigan, Kar-Tir features an interesting collection of sea shells, wood carvings, pottery, hand-woven articles and traditional costumes from all over the Philippines. There is a small entrance fee.
Star Gazing In Boracay: There's plenty of room to sit back and look to the heavens for inspiration. While you're mooning over a sea of stars, watch for a falling star, and make a wish. The visual delights never end specially at sun set as the stars creep into the evening sky and the sun spreads its red and yellow hues across the heavens.
Boracay Butterfly Garden: Located near the famous Bolabog Beach in Boracay. If lucky the visitors can expect their visit to the garden to be greeted over with 200 to 300 spirited colors traipsing along the invisible path in the air. With over 150 varieties of plants, Boracay Butterfly Garden attracts the most enchanting of tropical butterflies in the region.
source: etravel philippines