oracay have won numerous awards from different travel journals and agencies. In 2011, the international travel publication Travel and Leisure honored Boracay with one of the prestigious World’s Best Island award. And just recently, travel reviews website, Trip Advisor has named Boracay, Philippines as the Top Beach Destination in Asia for 2014 Traveller’s Choice Awards. And just recently, Conde Nast Traveler readers, ranked Boracay, the top, best island in the world outside the US in the 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards survey.
Despite the burst of tourists on Boracay, this island still appeals to more tourists every year.
White Beach, the main travel and leisure beach of Boracay island, is about four kilometers in length, layered with resorts, hotels, restaurants, and other tourism ventures. Many have fallen in love seeing it in real life and even vowed not to leave the paradise island quite sooner. Even a beautiful couple from Bali, Indonesia has nothing but praises for Boracay with its fine, powdery white sand and crystal, clear blue waters.
Boracay island’s iconic landmark is Willy’s Rock. It is an unusually molded volcanic rock formation which is identifiable with the island. On the top portion of the rock, the locals have put in the Virgin Mary shrine.
The particularly pleasant yet untamed coastline of golden sand stretching up to a kilometer can be found on the northern tip of Boracay. It is peaceful and quiet compared to the White Beach with only a few vendors and the sound of boats. Snorkeling is also possible here around the rocks on the sides of the beach.
Wild and a lot less visited than the other two beaches, this beach on the east coast of Boracay island, is a haven for die hard windsurfers because of the sweeping gusts of wind.
There are quite a number of things you can do on your own. While some would like to bask under the sun, beside a tree holding a book while adoring the beautiful white beach, many have taken up water activities in Boracay island as their popular leisure activity. Some of the popular activities are banana boat, fly fish, parasailing, speed boat and sail boat rentals, helmet diving, scuba diving, jet ski rentals, band wagon rentals, cliff diving at Ariel’s point and island hopping just to name a few. We can package these Boracay water activities together with the Boracay hotel of your choice.
Over the years, quite a number of land activities in Boracay has prospered. Segway rental has been popular because it allows you to go along the beach on wheels. If breaking a sweat is your preference, of course, cycling your way around Boracay is another great option. If you like a fill of adrenaline rush then zipline and zorb ball is your choice. Another popular Boracay land activity is the ATV or buggy car rental because while it takes you to the interesting spots in Boracay, the best part is getting to the highest point of Boracay island, Mount Luho, and marvel at the panoramic beauty of the island.
Boracay is a terrific location to relish the assortment of cuisines available even for a tourist with a discriminating taste. There are a lot of beachfront restaurants, where each have distinctive offerings: Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Indian, Italian, American, French, Korean and Filipino cuisine.
If partying is your thing, Boracay island has a lot to offer. These bars and restaurants which are mostly located around boat station 1 and station 2, is where you can enjoy the night away. From 5PM till 7PM, happy hour is pretty much all over those place. A couple of times a year, if you do get to party in Boracay on Easter, Halloween, Christmas or New Year, it may well be your best party ever.
Plan your vacation with us and choose from a myriad of Boracay hotels from native style, typical islander house to modern, sophisticated ones, with reasonable rates. Q10 Budget Travel and Tours offers Boracay packages from different Boracay hotels either in Boracay station 1, station 2 or station 3: Discovery Shores, Boracay Regency, Henann Lagoon Resort (formerly Regency Lagoon Resort), Henann Garden Resort (formerly Regency Garden Resort), Patio Pacific, Arwana Hotel, Uptown Boracay, Eclipse Hotel and La Carmela de Boracay.