The best ways to get to and from Boracay.
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Point to Point busses like Genesis is a great way to add speed and comfort to your bus journey.
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Taxies and cars are quick and comfortable. But you should know your options before spending too much.
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Boracay Island is known for its powdery white sands and verdant tropical scenery, it is one of the most popular beach destinations in the Philippines. Tourists that had visited from different countries have found comfortable and safe accommodation in this paradise, making it a place for people to return to repeatedly.
The island belongs to the province of Western Visayas and it is situated in the northwest point of Panay and next to the Sibuyan River. There are three central communities on the island, namely: Yapak in the north, Balabag in the west, and Manoc-Manoc in the south, and many small barangays. Anthropological studies indicate that the Ati were the original settlers of the island but as time goes by the island was visited and some people decided to settle down on the island that we now call the "Boracayons."
It is recognized as one of the best islands in the world, tourists that had visited the island say that no other world beach can match its white, powdery sand, making it popular throughout the world. In the 1980s, Boracay was still a deserted island; there are no commercial businesses and electricity back then. The island swiftly developed into the top destination of tourists around the world and numerous commercial businesses and modern hotels and restaurants have been built by the time.
The world-famous Boracay Island is a certified beach and nature lover destination. Boracay is located at Aklan, Philippines, and it is one of the top tourist destinations in Asia. Boracay Island is situated in Malay, Municipality of Aklan. The island is renowned for its crystal blue water, white fine sand that is only about seven-kilometers long and with underwater marine tropical attractions. Currently, hundreds of resorts and commercial establishments have spread across different parts of the island, most of which can be found on the four-kilometer White Beach.
It is one of the topmost destinations in Asia, not only because of its fine white sand but also for the reason of its extreme adventures inland and underwater. Here is a guide for the best way to spend in this paradise, with satisfying sceneries to see and adventures to do on the island.
You should never run out of ideas on what to do on Boracay Island. Regardless of what type of tourist you are, Boracay offers different kinds of adventures. Boracay Island offers a lot of range of exciting activities, not just playing and taking pictures at the beach or hanging out and partying in bars, there are also activities for thrill-seekers.
There is always something amazing to find in the caves. Freshwater lakes, woods, and wildlife tourists are expecting in Basang Cave. You will also see various forms of stalactite and stalagmite that look like silver and gold sparkles. This view is located in Brgy. Laserna, Nabas, Aklan, is one of the Philippines' longest caves that made it more exciting to explore.
Ariel's Point is the place where cliff diving spots are located many tourists’ frequent visits. You will decide to try the lowest or the higher cliffs. Whatever your trip, it's surreal to experience free falling and splashing your body in the deep blue water of the island. Tourist’s smiles after the dive are the evidence that it is truly exciting. The island of rock is half an hour away from the White Beach of Boracay.
The vibrant kite boarding event of Boracay is absolutely a world-famous. Bulabog Beach has the blue water that is not very deep and the area's wind is also strong that's why it is rated to be the most suitable kite boarding spot in Asia. The beach has also a reef that allows beginners to experienced kite boarding to get strong winds right.
When you're done with water activities, it's time to hit the ground. Try the ATV for a rough road adventure as you pass by the bushy side of Boracay Island. Take a hike to the northern coast of the island where paths are sharp curves, rough uphill routes, and steep slopes setting the racing adrenaline. While at it, take a rest as a backdrop on uphill paths with the pristine beach.
Who says that the island of Boracay can only be visited by land and water? By riding a helicopter you can still explore the island and other neighboring islands. Get ready for the incredible aerial experience and have a unique and memorable encounter riding a helicopter oversee the charm of the island namely: Beach of Diniwid, White Beach, Puka Beach, and Beach of Bulabog, and catch a glimpse of the reefs in Tambisaan.
The island is not just a beach and water sports trip. The island has so much to see and discover. Visit the local Ati Group that has been living on the island for decades and enjoys a spectacular panoramic view of the island from Mt. Luho at the end of the tour.
Boracay is not just natural beauty; it also offers a wide range of foods that will suit all tastes and budgets. You can choose to eat local foods and try traditional Filipino home-cooked food or spend money on the island's foreign recipes. And also, you should experience eating in a giant banana leaf filled with food and where you will use your bare hands to eat, it is called a boodle fight, without experiencing it you should not leave Boracay.
After all the tiring activities and adventures you had, you will be seeing the picture-perfect view of the sunset in Boracay. In addition to the spectacular view of Manila Bay from the sunset, Boracay is another best place in the Philippines to catch a scene of an amazing sunset. Go over to the Beach of Diniwid to observe the sun fall from a high point below the waves. You can also watch in Manoc-Manoc Beach for a beautiful backdrop of the mountain ranges of Caticlan. But the most popular view is at White Beach, where among the waves you'll get a silhouette of boats and people.