Here are the top 30 tourist attractions to see in Boracay:

1. Island Hopping

4.5 /5

2 km
from city center
1 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Known to be the unexploited paradise, Boracay Island is full of white sandy beaches, blue indigo waters and dreamy sunsets. Aside from chock full of activities that the island has to offer to its tourists, there are several mesmerising islands around Boracay that are covered on tours and day trips without which your Boracay escapade is always incomplete. Boasting of secluded beaches, fascinating coral reefs and golden sandy shores, you can also try your hand at the plethora of adventure activities like snorkelling, parasailing, cliff diving and banana boat rides etc. that are sure to give you an adrenaline rush. Among the top islands that you can visit around Boracay include Crystal Cove Island, Piknikan Island, Crocodile Island, Hinugtan Beach, Magic Island, Puka Beach, and Carabao Island.

2. Banana Boat Ride

4.3 /5

0 km
from city center
2 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Banana Boat Rides is one of the top thrilling things to do on your island escapade in Boracay. The activity requires a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 20 people who are seated on an inflatable banana boat which is then pulled by a speed boat on the scenic shores of Boracay. Known to be one of the most exciting and adventurous water sports, most rides last for a duration of 15 minutes and the volunteers are required to wear life jackets and hold on tight to the raft to avoid toppling over. Feeling the wind in your hair, gaping at the waves gushing at the raft and feeling your adrenaline rush up, is an absolutely surreal experience that you should not miss especially if you are an adventure enthusiast.

3. Fly Fish

4.2 /5

0 km
from city center
3 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Yet another one of the adrenaline rushing activities that Boracay has to offer, Fly Fish is an adventure sport where the volunteers are tied to and inflatable fish which is pulled by a speedboat. The activity lasts for a duration of 15 - 20 minutes which allows you to admire the incredible views of the ocean and the plethora of panoramic vistas. The exhilarating ride can pick up a speed as high as 60 km per hour and up to 4 people can ride the fish. While enjoying gorgeous views of the surroundings, you are also advised to hold on tight and wear life vests at the same time.

4. Parasailing

3.8 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Parasailing tops the list when it comes to adventure activities. And Boracay only enhances the thrilling experience with its mesmerizing oceanic waters and beautiful sandy shores. The activity involves a single person or a couple who is seated on a canopy below the parachute and are safely harnessed. This setup is then pulled by a speed boat which in turn brings down the parasailers at a great speed from mid air. The thrilling sport is not only an adrenaline rushing activity but it also offers gorgeous views of the mesmeric coastline of Boracay. In addition to providing a bird’s eye view of the clear blue waters, the activity is one of the most popular sports in the region for tourists and locals alike.

5. Ariel’s Point

14 km
from city center
5 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Located near the rustic fishing hamletof Buruanga, off the coast of Boracay in the Philippines, Ariel’s Point is an eco-adventure destination and a popular day trip destination which offers a host of adventure activities and sports like kayaking, paddle boating, snorkelling etc. However, the prime attraction of the place is the very famous cliff diving activity that draws tourists to the tropical paradise. The place also offers pick and drop service from Boracay that is just a half hour boat ride and the package includes a boat cruise, buffet lunch, unlimited snacks and drinks, and a plethora of adventure activities that you can try.

6. White Beach

2 km
from city center
6 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Located on the mesmerising island of Boracay, White Beach is a surreal stretch of golden shores boasting of lush greenery, dreamy sunsets, tropical surroundings, panoramic views of the ocean and a flourishing wildlife. Considered to be the most commercial beach in the region, White Beach is especially known for its booming nightlife. It is lined with eccentric cafes, well lit nightclubs and quirky restaurants. Littered with colourful paraws and hull boats, the 3 kms long beach is divided into 3 sections, each with its unique characteristic charm and ambiance. In addition to that, not only is the white powdery sand ideal to relax and rejuvenate but also the ocean water is ideal for swimming. Besides, it also facilitates other adventure sports and activities like scuba diving, snorkelling and paragliding etc.

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7. Puka Shell Beach

2 km
from city center
7 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Boasting of coarse white sand and beautiful views of the sea and the sun, Puka Shell is an 800 metre long beach in Boracay which is one of the commercial and most popular beaches in the region. Fronted by a magnanimous cliff alongside a dense green wood, the beach gets its name from the puka shells that were found in abundance at the shores here in the olden days. The beach also has several shacks and souvenir shops which is also one of the important reasons that draws hordes of tourists at the spot. However, the beach is not very ideal for swimming as the water gets really deep really quickly.

8. Diniwid Beach

1 km
from city center
8 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Diniwid Beach is a gorgeous white sand beach which is a kind of a small extension of the famed White Beach. Located at a distance of 10 minutes from Station 1 of the latter and spread over 200 metres, the beach is known for its gorgeous sea facing resorts and charming villas some of which are situated atop the hills. The beach remains uncrowded and desolate for most times of the year. It is only mostly visited by solitude seekers and people who want to revel in the serenity, tranquility and ataraxy of the beach. Surrounded by lush green hills, rocky cliffs and gorgeous waters, Diniwid Beach is considered to be a haven on earth.

9. Zipline

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places to visit in Boracay

Once you are done with island hopping and relaxing on the beautiful beaches, give in to your adventure cravings and try your hand at the adrenaline pumping Zip Lining activity. The activity requires the volunteers to be tied down a harness while they descent down a cable which charges down from a height of about 100 meters. Aside from crazy fun and thrill, you will also enjoy spectacular views of the white sandy beaches, rocky cliffs and lugh green hills on your ride downwards. You can register on any one of the several organizing centres to enjoy the activity.

10. Zorbing

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places to visit in Boracay

Zorbing is another one of the exciting activities available in Boracay that requires the participants to roll down a hill in a plastic orb. The most exciting part about zorbing is that while one person is inside the ball rolling down the hill slope, the other friends wait downhill to be run over by the ball. The activity is supremely fun and extremely thrilling. Loved by both kids and adults, you can register with any of the adventure activity organizing groups to try it out when you are here.

11. Pub Crawl

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places to visit in Boracay

Boracay- the land of gorgeous beaches and dreamy sunsets is also a party paradise. Boasting of a plethora of nightclubs, cafes and bars, the place turns into a raging party place at night. Boracay Pub Crawling is one of the hippest, quirkiest and funnest event in the region. The activity involves a group of people hopping from bar to bar. It is not only a great way to socialize but you can also enjoy free drinks while in the iconic Pub Crawling t-shirt. In addition to that, there are a plethora of games and activities that you can indulge in and also win freebies. There are different groups, ones that are open to all genders, and ones that are exclusive for both men and women.

12. Bat Caves

12 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Another thing really famous about Boracay is its extraordinary bat caves. Over the years, nature has formed several bat caves on the island which come out at sunset and cover the skies with their black wings. Located at the western end of the island, the cave can be reached through a short hike through the forest. The breed of bats inhabiting these caves are called "the golden flying fox" or "the Philippine flying fox" and have a 1.2-meter (4-foot) wingspan. They feast on nectar, insects, fruits and flowers etc. They present a spectacular sight for the visitors and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in all of Boracay. Aside from this, you should also visit the inside of the caves and check out the stalactites on the roof of the caves.

13. Shopping In Boracay

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places to visit in Boracay

Shopping is one of the most popular activities in one of the most popular destinations of the Philippines. Although the place is far from being a shoppers’ paradise, tourists still enjoy browsing the souvenir shops and picking up knick- knacks for their kith and kin back home. The tropical holiday destination offers a little rustic shopping experience most of which is limited to open-air malls, markets and supermarkets. Aside from these, you can find several establishments at the beach selling trinkets, accessories and junk jewellery etc.

14. Bulabog Beach

2 km
from city center
14 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Flanked by coconut palms and blessed with warm turquoise waters, Bulabog Beach is another one of the gorgeous beaches in Boracay. Boasting of utmost tranquility, peace and calm, the beach is known for its golden sunsets and laid back ambiance. In addition to that, it is known as a ‘Kite Surfers’ Paradise’. Kite flying volunteers visit here to catch the perfect winds and fly vibrant kites. Besides, the beachfront also has several shacks and small establishments where you can just laze and relax with some comfort food and cocktails. Due to the unpopularity of the beach, it is uncrowded at most times providing the perfect opportunity to spend some time in solitude and ataraxy.

15. Ilig Iligan Beach

1 km
from city center
15 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Located at the north- eastern coast of the island of Boracay, Ilig Iligan Beach is a pristine beach which boasts of powdery white sands and crystal clear waters. Offering immense peace and solitude, it is a much preferred beach if you want to avoid the crowd and be on your own. Flanked by green trees and popular for its ethereal views of the sun, sea and sand, the beach is also a popular picnic spot.

16. Mermaid Swimming

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places to visit in Boracay

Mermaid Swimming is one of the unique experiences that is lately gaining popularity, not just in the Philippines but all over the world. Philippines Mermaid Swimming Academy (PMSA) is a one of a kind swimming institute that schools people on how to swim like a mermaid in the azure blue sea waters. The volunteers can learn how to stay afloat or dive in deep to experience the vibrant and rich marine wildlife. The activity requires you to wear a costume like a mermaid from the waist down to the toes. And then, you are taught to swim with a tail instead of the two legs.

17. Willy’s Rock

1 km
from city center
17 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Located on the Station 1 of the Boracay Beach, Willy’s Rock is a natural volcanic rock formation, with lave and rock, on the immaculate shores of the beach which is a major tourist attraction. The rock formation gets submerged during high tide and is only visible like an islet. However, when the tides are low, you can view the entire magnificent structure that looks like a gigantic castle-like to some and like a battleship to the others.

18. Crocodile Island

18 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Situated at the southern end of the island of Boracay, Crocodil Island is a piece that resembles the head of a crocodile, hence the name. Boasting of a rich marine wildlife replete with gorgeous corals and beautiful fish and other aquatic animals, the place is very popular among macro photographers. Besides, the amazing ambiance and the coherent tranquility at the island is beyond description. For the same reasons, it attracts a lot of nature lovers and solitude seekers and contributes largely to the tourism industry in Boracay.

19. Crystal Cove Island

19 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Situated between Boracay Island and Panay Island, Crystal Cove Island is a stone age park which is one of the most popular tourist spots in the region. Boasting of scintillating views of azure blue ocean and pristine gpowdery white sands, the island has a two caves, a small museum, two creamy beaches with powdery white sands, stone towers and stone pathways. Besides, there is a patch of forest in the vicinity which offers some of the most amazing and scenic trekking trails. If not, you can just relax and unwind and suntan on the pristine shores with mesmerising views of the sun, sea and sand.

20. Balinghai Beach

10 km
from city center
20 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Located between the Diniwid Beach to the South and Punta Bunga Beach to the north, Balinghai Beach is a small coastal beach in Boracay that is only visible during the low tides. Looming above the pristine beach is a high cliff and under it, you can enjoy a quiet romantic dinner without any other person in the vicinity. The beach has been bought by the Balinghai Beach Resort and the presence of rocky cliffs have led to the formation of unique room like structure where you can enjoy a meal or some quality time with your loved one. However, to visit the beach, it is not necessary to stay overnight at the resort.

21. Mount Luho

1 km
from city center
21 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Perched at an elevation of 100 metres from the sea level, Mount Luho is the highest vantage point in Boracay boasting of stunning views of the east coast and three gorgeous beaches below. Although not a very majestic one, the mountain has three small viewing deck that attracts a lot of tourists. On the trek up the mountain, there is a dainty Bulabog Village where you can sit and relax and listen to the peace and quiet and occasional chirping of the birds. From the village, the path leading uphill has a proper entrance with an entry tickets that leads to the top.

22. Bulabog Beach

2 km
from city center
22 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Located on the eastern coast, a few metres away from the touristy White Beach, Bulabog is another one of the pristine beaches in Boracay that has just a fraction of tourists and remains secluded for most part of the year. Compared to the other beaches in the area, the beach only has a handful of shacks and establishments. Blessed with coarser grains of white sands, the shores are narrower and are flanked by pretty coconut palms. However there are a number of bamboo huts and platforms where you can relax, reflect and spend some quality time in utter tranquility.

23. D'Mall

23 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Situated in Station 2, between the White Beach and the main road, D’Mall is the most popular mall and shopping place in Boracay. The most unique thing about the mall is that it is an open air mall which gives it the look and feel of a street shopping places. Selling everything from sarongs to footwear, souvenirs, travel agencies, money changers and grocery stores, the mall also has several fine dine restaurants where you can sit down to enjoy a cosy meal or two. There are also some quirky cafes where you can enjoy a quiet coffee or just relax and watch the chaotic ambiance of the marketplace

24. Scuba Diving in Boracay

24 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Known for its beauteous white beaches and azure blue water, Boracay is a tropical paradise in the Philippines. One of the top thrilling adventure activities on the island is Scuba Diving. You can dive in deep into the clear waters and explore the vibrant coral reefs, and swim with beautiful colourful fish and the macro aquatic life. The plentiful wildlife of the ocean attracts not just adventure enthusiasts but also a lot of underwater photographers who want to capture the gorgeous underwater life in their cameras.

25. Fusion Sports Bar

25 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Located on the Bulabog Road in Malay, Fusion Sports Bar was opened in 2015 to live stream football games from North America and Europe. Aside from the sports bar called ‘Fusion’, they also have a rooftop bar and a separate kite centre where you can learn basic kite flying lessons, techniques and even get rentals. In addition to that, you can also take diving lessons at the place. However, the highlight of the place is its amazing food which is also very affordable. Among the several activities available at the site, you can also play billiards and indulge in dart board games.

26. Paraw Sailing

26 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Paraw Sailing is among the most sought after activities on the island of Boracay. Just the thought of sailing under the clear blue skies on the azure blue water sends the heart flying. The activity is basically sailing on a ‘paraw’ i.e. a shallow boat made of bamboo and wood with two outriggers and a single large sail. A paraw can accommodate upto 10 people and the entire experience is a pure visual and sensory delight. Aside from the stunning tropical views, you can discover the tiny island on a single trip. Make sure you schedule the trip in the second half of the day so you can also enjoy the mesmerising sunset views.

27. Cliff Diving

27 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Boracay is known for its many stunning beaches and its adventure activities that can send your heart a flying and skyrocketing. One of these activities is cliff jumping which is basically climbing to any of the many high cliffs on the island and jump down in the crystal clear water. Especially favourite among the adventure junkees, the activity can also be enjoyed by anyone who wants to experience this thrilling experience. As the activity is performed in controlled environment, in the presence of experts and volunteers are made to wear life jackets, children can also try cliff diving.

28. Massage in Boracay

28 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

What’s a beach vacation if you are not pampering yourself with massage and spa treatments. After a long day at paddle boating, island hopping or indulging in various adventure activities, there is nothing more relaxing than a good massage. And there are several massage and spa treatments available on the island in both low and high price budgets. You can get local and enjoy a massage on the beach itself from any of the several local masseuses roaming around. Or if you want an exotic experience, you can resort to get a spa on a private hut or a villa facinf the gorgeous blue ocean.

29. Nightlife in Boracay

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places to visit in Boracay

Boracay is like a perfect vacation destination especially for the party freaks. The fun isn’t restricted to just relaxing on the gorgeous beaches, or island hopping and exploring the patchy forests or climbing up to the vantage points or trying your hand at adventure activities, it is more than that. The island comes alive at night with raging sundown parties on the beaches, shacks, bars, clubs and everywhere. Boasting of a blazing nightlife, the parties on the island are such that everyday looks like a Friday.

30. Motag Living Museum

30 out of 30
places to visit in Boracay

Located in Barangay Montag, Aklan in Boracay, Motag Living Museum is one of a kind museum which is more like a cultural exhibition. Here one can watch and learn the traditional methods of farming, weaving handicrafts, cooking native delicacies and listening to Malayanon folk songs. The place offers a wonderful insight into the Filipino culture and is one of the most loved attractions in Boracay. Aside from experiencing local chores and traditional ways of living, there is also a souvenir shop at the museum. The profit from the souvenir shop is donated to the community.

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