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Boracay

3.9 / 5 24 votes

Country rank: 3 out of 5 Places To Visit In Philippines

Sub-Region: Paro District


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Ideal duration: 1 day

Best time: The best time to visit Boracay is during the months of Novemeber up until February. (Read More)

Nearest Airport: Malay Aklan (Check Flights)

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"Boracay- A land of Serenity"

Boracay Tourism

Boracay is an island located on an hour flight from Manila and Cebu two of the cities which are located in the country of Philippines. This island is a really small with only 7 k.m.of total length. This island is surrounded by two beaches on its either side and has clear water on all its four ends. This place which is known to be filled with romantic vibes has tourists coming from all parts of the world especially China, Taiwan, Korea as well as other major parts of Asia.

Ranked as the second best island in the year 2013, Boracay has rapidly grown to become one of the top tourist destinations in Philippines. Only 7 k.m. in length while only 500 m in width this place is known for its White Beach which is stretched in around 4 k.m. and contains clear white sand. Along this stretch of white sand you would find tons of hotels, shops as well as restaurants which give you a pleasant place to enjoy these deep blue waters as well as the scenic view. This place over the years has seen rapid growth and is now mostly occupied by tourists from all parts of the world. A perfect place for night parties as well as a great vacation you can easily enjoy this destination if you come here as a couple.

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Hotels in Boracay

Top Hotels in Boracay

  • Coast Boracay

    PHP 10,000 /night onwards

  • 357 Boracay Resort

    PHP 4,643 /night onwards

  • Marnin's Bora Place

    PHP 1,853 /night onwards


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You would find tons of money exchange centres in and around Boracay. However the conversion rates may vary, therefore it is best suggested to get your currency exchanged in the city outside Boracay.

This place is quite expensive during on season. The average cost per day is about PhP 2000. This includes eating, riding as well as living costs.

In the country of Philippines you would find most of the population (around 82 percent) are Roman Catholics, while around 5 percent of people practice Islam. The rest 13 percent consists of people from mixed faith.

There aren't much of the customs or traditions over here. However you would be asked to try numerous sorts of dishes. In case you want to be adventurous then try the ones you like, or you can politely refuse and try not to offend anyone.

Here most of the people can speak English very clearly and hence you wonêt have much issues in talking to anyone. However in the market regions some people speak Tagalog, hence in case you want to Bargain a bit then you need to brush up on this language skills.

People called as the 'Negritos' first came to this place and settled here. Farming and fishing were the main occupation of the people. However after few years people began buying rice and other crops in exchange of the coconut shell which could easily be found here. Later people as well as families in Panay begin coming here for vacations and soon this place became one of the favourite tourist destinations.

Nightlife is one thing which is absolutely amazing on the island of Boracay. This place is known for its amazing culture as well as night parties. You would find on beach parties as well as parties going on withing numerous hotels as well as club.You also can get oppurtunity to swim here during night which is ofcourse a wonderful experience.

Here you would find numerous products ranging from daily wears to some of the greatest collections of art as well as souveniers. You can think this place of being a location where you can shop till you drop. There are malls as well as various small shops which sell items and products that you can carry back home.

The primary currency utilised in Philippines is Philipine Peso. This currency is utilised all over the country as well as island such as Boracay

The food consumed over here has evolved with times. Here you would find a mixture of American, Australian, Chinese as well as Japanese Cuisine. Dishes here are quite simple such as rice along with salted fish. Almost all the food served over here are accompanied with several dips and you would find high concentration of vinegar as well as fish oil in them.


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