Boracay Island

Boracay is a small island in the Philippines located approximately 315 km (196 mi) south of Manila and 2 km off the northwest tip of Panay Island in Western Visayas region of the Philippines. The island comprises the barangays of Manoc-Manoc, Balabag, and Yapak in the municipality of Malay, in Aklan Province. Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority and the provincial government of Aklan administers the Boracay Island. Continue reading “Boracay Island”

Top 10 things to do in Boracay

Let me give you the top 10 things to do in Boracay so you can have the most memorable trip on this side of Philippine archipelago.


1.  Water sports.


Boracay is synonymous to beach hence you expect that most of your activities will be water-based. You can enjoy Underwater helmet diving, scuba dive and free diving. Correspondingly, there are over 15 dive sites for these activities. Moreover, if you want to have an eye-view of the beach, you can try Parasailing. However, if your adrenaline will not cooperate up high, you can do the Paraw sailing instead where you can sit on the outrigger of a local sailboat. While all these sports are fun, one awesome thing to do is to ride the Fly Fish where this big inflatable raft is pulled by a speedboat at a high speed. You can check with your hotel the prices of these activities to be sure of what activities are within your budget.

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Boracay Origin

Boracay origin is unclear. In one version, it says Boracay comes from the word borac (meaning cotton).  The sand of the island’s beaches is similar in texture and colour to that of pure cotton. Another version states that the name derives from bora (bubbles) and bocay (white).  The Ati elders thought the white sand resembled water bubbles. Continue reading “Boracay Origin”

Boracay Travel Guide

How to get there

Fоr those whо рlаn to visit fоr the fіrѕt time, hеrе’ѕ a Boracay Travel Guide thаt might help you іn еxрlоrіng аnd mаkіng thе mоѕt оf уоur ѕtау in the іѕlаnd раrаdіѕе. Whether ѕtауіng fоr a fеw dауѕ оr mоrе thаn a wееk, thіѕ guіdе wіll bе аblе to gіvе уоu a general іdеа оf hоw tо ѕреnd your vасаtіоn, frоm whеrе tо ѕtау, whеrе to еаt, аnd whаt tо do.

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