Boracay is a tropical island in the Philippines, 300 km south from Manila. The island is popular for its long white sand beaches, crystal clear water, luxury resorts and lively nightlife. Here you will find some of the best places in the world for scuba diving and snorkelling.
REASONS TO GO
The White Beach with its relaxed atmosphere and beach life-style
The Baling Hai Beach
The Puka Beach
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The best time to be in Boracay is from November to May. In January, you can also participate on the animated festival of the Ati Atihan, in the city of KaliboIn. In April and May there are many cultural and sports events taking place all around the island.
HOW TO GET THERE
The local airport, a short boat ride from Boracay, is Caticlan Airport, receives flights mostly from Manila.
Upon arrival to Caticlan airport, you can either take a tricycle to Caticlan port or a further east port. You can walk to the Caticlan port as it is only 10min away.
There are minivans and regular buses connecting Kalibo Airport to Caticlan port.
An easy way to move around is on motorized tricycles (taxis). It is also possible to rent scooters, mountain bikes, native sailboat (paraw) and motorized outrigger (banca).