Boracay Beach Local Travel Guide, Philippines

Local guide to Boracay Beach, Philippines. Hotel deals, vacation packages, best restaurants & local activities. Great local advice for Boracay Beach, Philippines.

Boracay Hotels

Beachfront resorts, budget hotels, backpacker hostels, luxury all inclusive resorts

Boracay Beaches

I'll tell you all about the 24 beaches on Boracay and whats great about each one.

Things to do

Activites, water activities, sightseeing, island hopping & shopping

Essential Facts

Weather, best time to visit, banks, internet, visa's, culture and more

Airport Transfers

Here's how to get from Caticlan or Kalibo airport to your Boracay hotel.

Food & Drinks

Your guide to restaurants & bars on Boracay Island.

Planning on visiting Boracay? Why not, its an excellent tourism spot.

Touted as one of the Philippines’ premier tourist destinations, Boracay is a tropical paradise off the province of Aklan in the Philippines, and is internationally known for its fine, white sand beaches that captivate every adventurer and nature lover’s heart. It is a very small yet fascinating island that only stretches up to 7 kilometres with a width of only 1 kilometre at its narrowest.

It wasn’t until the 1970’s that tourism reached Boracay island.

Word of its pristine beauty was spread by European backpackers until mainstream tourists started to take notice. In just a span of 10 years, the whole world has discovered the beautiful island of Boracay ranging from backpackers to luxury travellers.

Yet despite its rapid growth and commercialism, Boracay has managed to preserve some of its beaches. A good example of this is Yapak Beach located at the back of the award-winning White Beach. There, it is still possible to walk on a deserted beach and enjoy peace and solitude. It is more popularly known as Puka Beach from the shell that was once endemic to this part of the island.

Check out my essentials facts about Boracay, all the things you need to know to make your trip to Boracay great. The weather in Boracay is something you should think about too.

Boracay Hotels & Resorts - Where to stay on your next Boracay vacation...

Borocay Island has some amazing new luxury resorts, plus plenty of great quality mid-range hotels. There is also plenty to choose from in the budget backpacker hostels. You’ll want to check how far Caticlan jetty port is from your hotel and if airport transfers are included.  

If you’re looking for the best Boracay hotels, you’ll want to check out the most popular ones. Here are the top 5 according to our own personal research and as you can see they range from 3 to 5 star.

  1. La Carmela de Boracay Hotel
  2. Crimson Resort & Spa Boracay 
  3. The Lind Boracay
  4. Shangri la Boracay
  5. Discovery Shores Boracay Hotel

Find out which Boracay hotel is best suited to you and your family...

Best Budget-Friendly Hotels on Boracay - Boracay Beach Guide - Philippines

Best Budget-Friendly Hotels on Boracay

Budget-Friendly Options for Hotels on Boracay While Boracay seems an excellent choice for a week-long vacation, it is undeniable that accommodation prices have increased over ...
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Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Boracay - Boracay Beach Guide - Philippines

Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Boracay

The most luxurious Boracay hotels and resorts are known for their proximity to beautiful beaches.
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Mid-Range Hotels in Boracay - Boracay Beach Guide - Philippines

Best Mid-Range Hotels on Boracay

Mid-Range Hotels in Boracay Boracay is a trendy tropical island in the Philippines famous for its unspoiled white sands and seascapes. It is considered one ...
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Top 5 things we recommend doing while visiting Boracay Island

Boracay is one of the most popular destinations in the Philippines, and you’re going to want to spend some time exploring this little island paradise. We’ve put together a list of the top 5 things to do while on holiday in Boracay Island so you can get your money’s worth and see the best there is on offer! Check out my yearly calendar of events for festivals and other events.

Step Aside White Beach: The Other Beautiful Beaches of Boracay

Beaches in Boracay – Did you know that Boracay has 24 beaches in total?

Find out more about the best beaches in Boracay, including their location, amenities, hotels, resorts and activities. Most media attention is on Boracay's White Beach ...
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Underwater Helmet Diving

Book your day trip now and experience the best underwater helmet diving Boracay Island has to offer.
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Discover Scuba Diving Experience Boracay Island in the Philippines

Discover Scuba Diving Experience

Explore the exquisite sights of Boracay’s underwater world by scuba diving with an experienced guide
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The Best Kitesurfing and Parasailing Activities on Boracay Island

Kitesurfing and Parasailing Activities on Boracay Island

The best kitesurfing and parasailing tours to do in Boracay You can’t have a complete holiday in Boracay without going on at least one water ...
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Top 3 beaches on Boracay Island

Boracay Island is famous for its stunning white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and sunny days, it’s easy to see why. If you’re looking for a beach vacation that will take your breath away, Boracay Island is definitely worth checking out! Here are the best beaches on the island – you’re sure to find one that’s perfect for you!

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Puka Beach for island hopping and sunbathing

Puka Beach: Discover why it’s my favorite and one of the best beaches in Boracay!

Are you tired of the same old crowded beaches? This is your no-nonsense guide to conquering Puka Beach, Boracay's hidden gem for couples and families ...
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Bulabog Beach - Boracay Beach Island Guide in the Philippines

Bulabog Beach and Its Challenging Winds

Those who have experienced Boracay’s best would undoubtedly say that there is more to Boracay than the famous White Beach.  Indeed, behind this white-sand beach lies ...
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White Beach - Boracay Beach Island Guide in the Philippines

My Guide to White Beach on Boracay: All You Need to Know

Enjoy a hassle-free trip to White Beach, spend more time soaking up the sun and sea with local knowledge and my expert guide
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Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or a sun-kissed beach bum, Boracay has something to offer everyone. To help you navigate this tropical paradise, I’ve compiled a treasure trove of articles and stories covering every facet of this captivating island in my blog.

Planning your dream escape to Boracay Island? Look no further than this comprehensive map, your one-stop guide to unlocking the perfect accommodation in paradise.

Whether you crave the lap of luxury or a budget-friendly haven, this accommodation map encompasses it all, meticulously curating stays to suit every desire.