Boracay Island is perhaps the most celebrated attraction in the Philippines. Its sugar-fine white sands, emerald and calm waters, and gently sloping sea bed make it one of the best tourist attractions the Philippines can offer. It has been voted in international magazines as the best beach or one of the best beaches in the world.
There are now hundreds of tourist facilities on the island that offer various standards of rooms. Boracay is also now widely known as an entertainment island where one can have fun nights in any of the resorts in the area.
Aside from swimming, one can also do various activities while in Boracay. These include kite surfing, para-sailing, ATV (all terrain vehicle) driving, helmet diving, golf, scuba diving, and spa services.How to get there
The nearest point to Boracay Island is Caticlan where there is an airport that can service small airplanes. From caticlan, take a short boat ride to reach Boracay Island. Companies like Seair and Cebu Pacific regularly service the Manila-Caticlan route. Philippine Airline (PAL), Zest Air, and Airphil Express land in the provincial capital of Kalibo. From Kalibo, it takes about 1.5 hours by land to reach Caticlan.