With its crystal clear blue waters, white sand beaches, and amazing relaxation sites, Boracay is hailed as one of the best beach islands in the world by different tourist sites and publications. Well, everyone knows that Boracay is probably the most popular beach island in the country and in Asia. It’s every Filipino’s dream to visit this island located in the province of Aklan.
You will never run out of things to do in this place. With nearly one million tourist arrivals just for the first half of 2016, find out why tourists choose Boracay:
The Stunning White Sand Beaches
Popular for its white sand beaches and clear blue waters. These are the words that come into our minds when we heard Boracay Island. But seeing it in real life is extraordinary and will make you not leave this beautiful island. It is best when experienced than being described. The sand is remarkably white. If you’ve been to many beautiful beaches in the world, nothing comes close to Boracay Island.
The Iconic Sunset
Your trip to Boracay is not complete if you haven’t seen the sunset in this island. If you’ve already had the chance to marvel at the way that the sun sets by Manila Bay, you should grab the chance to see the one in Boracay as well with your partner or the whole family. Seeing the parasails slowly turning black against the orange sky is really breathtaking.
The Fun Water Adventures
One of the main reasons that make tourists chooses this beautiful paradise are definitely because of its water sports. Parasailing, Banana Boat, Fly Fish, Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, Jetski — these water sports are available to the public that makes the trip more unforgettable and fun. For a person who is fond of adventures, you can also try cliff diving at Ariel’s Point, which is another popular island activity. Beginners can take the jump and experience cliff diving for the first time and if you really love thrills, jump the highest spot.
The Mouthwatering Foods
The best way to blend with locals is by trying their foods. Fishing is one of the Filipinos’ most common jobs. D’Talipapa is a wet market in Boracay that sells variety of seafood and they can prepare it in your chosen styles. Also, never leave Boracay Island without drinking buko juice or the coconut water.
The Welcoming People
90% of the Filipinos speak the English Language making it easier to blend among them. Filipinos are probably the sincerest and nicest people you’ll ever meet. Nothing is more welcoming than a genuine smile that locals so generously give especially in a paradise island!
The Lovely Weather
Most tourists ask, “What’s the best month to travel to Boracay?” Some people would say March or May but actually, Boracay has a tropical climate. The rainy season which begins around June and ends late October and the dry season which runs from November to May. This lovely island is just a gem, peak or off-peak season.
The Soul-Soothing Underwater Sites
Boracay is a huge island. You can’t just explore it in a day, but exploring underwater sites makes the trip more unforgettable. Underwater sites are just within five to thirty minutes off the island so expect colorful reefs, beautiful walls and wrecks, and coral-covered seabeds along the way.
Destination for Relaxation
Sure, Boracay may be dubbed as the party islands of the Philippines but, Boracay is not just for party-goers, it’s for families too which is a perfect place to do nothing and just relax. The island was placed 3rd among world’s best destination for relaxation. If you want to relax and unwind by the beach during the day and night, then Boracay is the perfect spot for you.
From its stunning beaches to its delicious foods, everything is in Boracay Island. It is the perfect place for both relaxation and adventure. Never leave the island without experiencing the best things it has to offer. Cheers to one of the most beautiful places on earth. Go to Boracay now before it’s too late!