HomeAsiaSoutheast AsiaPhilippinesAklanBoracayBoracay Trip + Itinerary Guide for First-Timers By Marcos Detourista. Updated on November 18, 2018.Here’s a detailed Boracay travel guide with sample itinerary, budget, spots to visit, places to stay & more. Sponsored Cheap Flights Cebu Pacific Fares Compare ALL Airlines Promo Hotel Rates Tours + Discounts Philippine Airlines Boracay is the top beach destination in the Philippines for leisure travelers.I’ve made frequent trips to Boracay Island since I was a kid. I can’t even recall the number of times I’ve gone there. Growing up, Boracay had been my family’s favorite holiday destination since it’s near to my hometown.Is Boracay worth visiting? Yes! The beach is not only one of the most beautiful in the Philippines, but it’s also compelling enough to earn Boracay a spot on the list of the World’s best beaches & islands by numerous globally recognized publications.Be forewarned though. Boracay can get heavily touristic. If you’re an adventure seeker looking for hidden spots & local experiences, there are many off-beat places in the country that will suit your liking better. You can find them on my list of the best Philippine beaches and places to visit in the Philippines.If you do not mind the touristic side of Boracay, then go! It’s a beautiful island to spend a relaxing and convenient vacation, especially if you’re after the famous nightlife.Traveling to Boracay for the first time? This detailed travel guide will make it easy for you to plan a trip, save money, and maximize your time.Scroll down to read must-know travel tips before you go, followed by a sample itinerary + budget breakdown, recommended hotels/places to stay, things to do/places to visit and lots of extra travel tips.Get StartedHow to get to Boracay — Touchdown at Boracay-Caticlan Airport, the nearest gateway to Boracay Island. Kalibo Airport is also a good alternative. Both airports are located 1 hour south of Manila by plane. Travel time from Kalibo to Caticlan is around 1 hour. From Caticlan, Boracay is a mere 15-minute ferry ride away. Click below to check prices & discounts on airport transfers.Boracay Airport to hotelKalibo to Boracay Marcos at White Beach, in Boracay, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Station 2, White Beach in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines View from Mt. Luho facing White Beach, in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Sunset at White Beach, in Boracay, Malay, Aklan, PhilippinesFollow me on Instagram @detouristaHQ. Boracay re-opening 2018 — As many of you know, Boracay was closed to tourists earlier this year to give way for the island’s rehabilitation. Boracay was re-opened to the public on October 26, 2018. Hotel reservations are now required after a strict limit on tourist arrivals was implemented. For a hassle-free trip, make sure to pre-book your rooms before arriving.Book your hotel early — Most Boracay hotels & resort are found along or near White Beach, the main tourist area. There are also plenty of luxury resorts hidden in secluded beach coves and hilltop locations all around the island. Grab rock-bottom rates and avoid fully-booked rooms by booking online as soon as you know you’re going. Click below to compare discounts and read reviews by other travelers.Cheapest ratesBest hotel reviewsBest time to visit Boracay — My favorite time to visit is during the cool months from November to February or the shoulder season from the end of May to the first half of June. Go during the dry/summer season (March, April, and May) for the highest chance of sunny weather. It’s also the peak season, so book your rooms well ahead.Boracay is easy to travel on a budget — A trip to Boracay does not have to be expensive. There are a lot of budget-friendly places to stay, restaurants, and ways to spend less. Read all the extra tips on this page if you plan on traveling on a tight budget.Check prices online and pre-book discounts — Save money by checking discounts on tours, airport-island transfers and activities. Booking before you leave also saves you time by avoiding the hassles of bringing large amounts of cash during your actual trip.See top discounts9% OFF Boracay-Ariel’s Point Cliff Diving19% OFF Boracay Island HoppingBoracay Pub CrawlGet P175 OFF on Klook with promo code “HOLIYAYDTR” — This is on top of the existing discounts on the Klook app & website! Remember to use “HOLIYAYDTR” upon checkout. Promo ends on December 31, 2018. Valid for first-time PH users & P5,000 minimum spend only.Book promo hereExplore beyond White Beach — Don’t miss other spots to see on the island. Take a detour to Puka Beach, less crowded beaches, Mt. Luho inland viewpoints, and nearby islets where you can go snorkeling or cliff diving. You can even go farther, to nearby provinces if you’re seeking a more “local” experience.Flights to Boracay — Boracay-Caticlan or Kalibo Airport, which one to choose? Go for Boracay Airport because it’s conveniently located within a short ferry ride away from Boracay Island. Kalibo Airport is a good alternative if you are flying international or happen to chance upon cheaper airfares. In addition, you can also fly in/out of Roxas Airport and Iloilo International Airport. This is especially recommended if you want to go on a side trip to other destinations in Panay Island.Find cheap flightsSee more blogs & travel guidesPhilippines Tourist SpotsPhilippines BeachesManila Tourist SpotsCebu Travel Guide Boracay Travel Guide BlogGet StartedBoracay ItineraryBoracay BudgetWhere to Stay in BoracayTravel Tips Before You GoPlaces to Visit in Boracay + Things To DoMore Travel Guides & BlogsBoracay ItineraryWhat to do in Boracay in 3 days? Here’s a sample 3 days & 2 nights (3D2N) itinerary for your do-it-yourself (DIY) trip.Day 1: Boracay beaches & inland tour View from Mt. Luho facing White Beach, in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Puka Shell Beach, in Boracay, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Paraw Sailing during sunset,. in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Sunset at Willy’s Rock, in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, PhilippinesTimeActivityFlight to Boracay0900 amArrive at Caticlan Airport0915 amCaticlan Airport to Caticlan Jetty Port shuttle0920 amArrive at Caticlan Jetty Port0930 amCaticlan to Boracay ferry0945 amArrive at Cagban Port, Boracay Island0950 amCagban Port to hotel shuttle1000 amBoracay hotel check-in1200 pmBoracay inland tour — Mt. Luho, ATV or zipline experience & Puka Beach0400 pmParaw sailing0500 pmSunset at White Beach & Willy’s RockDay 2: Boracay island hopping View of White Beach from the boat tour, in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Cliff diving at Magic Island, near Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Ariel’s Point, in Buruanga, Aklan, PhilippinesTimeActivityOPTION #11045 amAriel’s point cliff diving — Ferry to Ariel’s point, BBQ buffet lunch & late afternoon snackOPTION #20900 amBoracay island hopping — Magic Island, Crocodile Island, swimming/snorkeling, sightseeing at Puka Beach, BBQ lunch0200 pmFree time. Choose from activities below:Parasailing, flyfish & banana boat rideExplore Diniwid BeachExplore Bulabog Beach0500 pmSunset at White BeachBoracay pub crawl + nightlifeDay 3: Free time Banyugan Beach at Shangri-la Boracay Resort, in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Lapus-lapus Beach at Fairways and Blue Water Resort in Newcoast Boracay, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Station 1, White Beach in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, PhilippinesTimeActivityFree time — Spa/massage or pasalubong shopping at D’Talipapa or D’Mall0200 pmHotel check-out0230 pmHotel to Caticlan Airport transfer0330 pmArrival in Caticlan AirportEven after Boracay’s re-opening, many water activities (including ones listed above like the island hopping tours) have been temporarily suspended until further notice. You can check the availability of these activities on Klook or Getyourguide.Boracay BudgetYour travel expenses will largely depend on your traveling style and how much you plan to spend on activities, accommodations & food. To help you set your own budget, here are budget estimates if you follow the 3 days and 2 nights (3D2N) itinerary posted above. Make sure to review all discounts & online booking prices.Prices below are ‘per person’, calculated based on a group of 2 people sharing the travel expenses.Transport expenses breakdownPHP 780Caticlan Airport to Boracay transfers — P390 per person one-way fare + return trip. Includes terminal fees, environmental fee, boat/shuttle ticket & hotel pick up/drop-off.See discounts from CaticlanFrom KaliboPHP 100Tricycle rides within Boracay (estimated only) — Short rides in Station 1, 2 or 3 areaPHP 150Mt. Luho tricycle ride — PHP 150 per tricycle per way + return trip. Max 4 people per tricycle.PHP 150Puka Shell Beach tricycle ride — PHP 150 per tricycle per way + return trip. Max 4 people per tricycle.Activities/attraction costs breakdownPHP 120Mt. Luho entrance feePHP 725Paraw sailing — Per person for a group of 2 to 3 pax.Book discount herePHP 2,631Ariel’s point cliff diving — Per person. Includes buffet lunch & drinks.Book discount herePHP 990Boracay Pub Crawl — Per person. Includes free entrance to 3-4 bars, 5 shooters and 5 shots.Book discount hereBudget Trip – Backpacker ExpensesPHP 1,180Transport — Including Caticlan Airport transfers, terminal/boat fees, tricycle fares within Boracay.PHP 1,400Accommodations — 2 nights in a budget hostel. P700 per bed per night x 2.PHP 1,500Food — Sample food budget of P500 per day x 3 days.PHP 4,080Sub-total — Excluding attractions/activities & flights. Including 2 nights accommodations, 3 days food & transport. Excluding attractions/activities & flights.PHP 4,465Activities — Ariel’s point cliff diving, Boracay pub crawl, paraw sailing & Mount Luho entrance fee.PHP 8,545Total — Including activities 3 days expenses above. Approximately USD 163 / SGD 223. Or, a daily budget of PHP 2,848 / USD 54 / SGD 74.I’ve included backpacker budget estimates for food & accommodations to give you an idea of how cheaply you can do the trip. If you have money to splurge on hotels, food, and luxuries, simply use the expenses posted to calculate your own budget.Other activitiesPHP 1,520Parasailing — Per person price for the double/tandem ride.Book discount herePHP 880Island hopping — Join-in tour. Includes BBQ lunch & guide.Book discount hereWhere to Stay in BoracayMost accommodations are located in the general area of White Beach, which is divided into three stations.You can find many upscale resorts in Station 1 (north end), mid-range hotels in Station 2 (middle part) and more budget-friendly options in Station 3 (south end). Beachfront properties tend to be more expensive.If you’re looking for a cheaper place to stay, keep a lookout for accommodations inland, but not more than 10 minutes away walking distance from White Beach.There are also plenty of luxury resorts hidden in secluded beach coves and hilltop locations all around the island. This is the best option if you want to enjoy a peaceful vacation away from the crowds.Book your room sooner rather than later if you already have your dates set. Cheaper-priced rooms tend to get fully booked faster, especially during busy days like weekends, holidays & peak tourist seasons.Click below to see rates and compare hotels in Boracay within your budget. The best locations & properties with the highest review scores are pre-selected to make it easy for you to pick the perfect place to stay.1. MNL Beach HostelBudget backpacker / Bulabog BeachSee discounts2. The Lazy Dog B&BBudget backpacker / Bulabog BeachSee discounts3. Hannah HotelBudget / Station 1, White BeachSee discounts4. The Club TenBudget / Station 1, White BeachSee discounts5. Ferra Hotel Mid-range / Bulabog, Main RoadSee discounts6. Microtel by Wyndham Mid-range / Diniwid BeachSee discounts7. The District Splurge / Station 2 BeachfrontSee discounts8. Shangri-La BoracaySplurge / Banyugan BeachSee discountsBoracay Travel Tips Before You GoWhat to expect after Boracay’s 2018 re-opening?How to get to BoracayCaticlan Airport to BoracayBoracay/Caticlan Jetty terminal fee and entry feesKalibo Airport to BoracayCaticlan Jetty Port ScheduleIloilo to BoracayRoxas, Capiz to BoracayHow to get around Boracay?How many days to spend in Boracay?When is the best time to visit?How to get money?Money saving tipsPre-book your Boracay tours & attraction tickets onlineShould I book my Boracay hotel online?How to book cheap flights to Boracay?What to expect after Boracay’s 2018 re-opening?The controversial 6 months closure of the island happened from April 26 to October 26, 2018 as part of the government’s efforts at Boracay’s environmental rehabilitation. The closure also gave way for the redevelopment and improvement of key infrastructure in the island.I arrived in Boracay on the first day that it was opened to the public. Here are some important changes & important things to know:All tourists are now required to present their confirmed hotel reservations. If you do not have one on hand, you may not be allowed to enter the island. This is being done in line with the strict implementation of the maximum daily limit on tourist arrivals. Hotel reservations are presented at the screening desk at Caticlan Jetty port.Many hotels are resorts are now open & allowed to accept reservations. If the hotel has rooms available for booking on trusted booking sites mentioned here (like Agoda and Booking.com), it means they have already secured the required permits from the government agencies to operate. At the same time, expect to see a lot of accommodations, restaurants & other establishments still closed due to their failure to get the necessary gov’t permits. You’ll see them boarded up and appear seemingly abandoned when you’re exploring the island.There are no more touts offering tours along the beachfront. This was a big annoyance back then! Booking island hopping tours and other activities are now only allowed through accredited hotel and tour agencies.Some water activities are still not allowed to resume operations. This was done in line with the government’s aim to protect the island’s marine biodiversity and to lengthen the beach/swimming area for tourists. The ban on water activities is expected to be lifted after assessment by gov’t agencies. You can check Klook for a list of allowed activities in Boracay.Expect ongoing roadworks in Boracay. Many roads were closed for road widening and improvement of pedestrian areas during my visit on October 26, 2018. They are also building a beautiful promenade/walking path along Bulabog Beach. The ongoing roadworks were not a major inconvenience. Just expect a longer travel time (+5 to 15 minutes) when between Cagban Port in Boracay to your hotel. Estimated completion of the road redevelopment is scheduled on December 2018 or by early 2019.The beachfront, particularly the shaded area under the row of coconut trees, is now clear of dining areas once put up by beachfront hotels, massage lounges, booths by tour operators and other illegal structures. I’m really ecstatic to see this because Boracay now looks closer to how I remembered it when I was a kid.How to get to BoracayThere are two main airports for Boracay-bound tourists.Boracay Airport is the nearest and more convenient option. Meanwhile, Kalibo Airport serves direct international flights & often cheaper airfares.Flight duration to both airports is around 1 hour from Manila & Cebu, 1h 30m from Davao, 3h 40m from Singapore & 4h 20m from Seoul.Caticlan Airport to BoracayBoracay-Caticlan Airport (IATA: MPH, ICAO: RPVE) serves direct flights from Manila, Cebu, Clark, El Nido, Cuyo & Busuanga & Tagbilaran. Airlines operating here include Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines, AirAsia, AirSWIFT, Air Juan & SkyJet.Boracay Airport is also known as Godofredo P. Ramos Airport and Caticlan Airport.The Boracay Airport terminal fee is not collected at the airport. You don’t have to worry about it since the P200 terminal fee for domestic flights should already be included in the flight ticket price upon booking.Getting from Caticlan Airport to Boracay:Step 1: Ride a shuttle to Caticlan Jetty Port, the jump-off point of Boracay-bound pumpboat ferries. The distance is only 450 meters away. Travel time takes less than 5 minutes by shuttle or around 6 minutes if you want to walk.Step 2: Show your confirmed hotel reservations at the screening desk.Step 3: Pay these fees at the counter: (1) Boracay environmental fee, (2) Caticlan jetty terminal fee, (3) Caticlan-Boracay boat fare. Prices are posted below.Step 4: Clear the security checkpoint & board your assigned boat.Step 5: Caticlan to Cagban Port, Boracay ferry. Travel time is around 10-15 minutes.Step 6: Ride the shuttle/tricycle from Cagban Port to your hotel.Boracay-Caticlan to Boracay shuttle + ferry ticketEnjoy easy transfers from Caticlan Airport to your hotel in Boracay with this convenient package ticket. No need to worry about your luggage and paying individual fees because the price already includes all the transport fares and terminal/tourist entry fees.Book discount ticket hereBoracay/Caticlan Jetty terminal fee and entry feesHere is a list of fees collected (in cash) at Caticlan Jetty Port:Environmental fee — PHP 75 per person.Caticlan Jetty Port terminal fee — PHP 100 per person.Caticlan to Boracay ferry — PHP 25 one-way fare per person.The same amount is collected at Cagban Port in Boracay on your way back to Caticlan or Kalibo Airport.Kalibo Airport to BoracayKalibo International Airport (IATA: KLO, ICAO: RPVK) serves direct domestic flights from Manila & Cebu as well as international flights from Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, China and Taiwan. Airlines include AirAsia, Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines & Scoot.The terminal fee at Kalibo Airport is P700 per person for international flights. It is collected at Kalibo airport and paid in cash before entering the pre-departure area.For domestic flights, you don’t have to worry about paying the terminal fee at the airport. The P200 Kalibo Airport domestic terminal fee is usually included in the flight ticket price upon booking.Getting from Kalibo Airport to Boracay:Step 1: Ride a shuttle to Caticlan Jetty Port. Travel time is around 1 hour.Step 2: Show your confirmed hotel reservations at the screening desk.Step 3: Pay these fees at the counter: (1) Boracay environmental fee, (2) Caticlan jetty terminal fee, (3) Caticlan-Boracay boat fare. Prices are posted below.Step 4: Clear the security checkpoint & board your assigned boat.Step 5: Caticlan to Cagban Port, Boracay ferry. Travel time is around 10-15 minutes.Step 6: Ride the shuttle/tricycle from Cagban Port to your hotel.Kalibo to Boracay shuttle + ferry ticketEnjoy easy transfers from Kalibo Airport to your hotel in Boracay. Includes all the transport fares and terminal/tourist entry fees.Book discount ticket hereCaticlan Jetty Port ScheduleThe first trip departs early in the morning at 5:00 am. Frequent trips, at least once every 15 minutes, run throughout the day and night. The last trip is around 10:00 pm.Depending on weather conditions or during low tide, the ferry services operate at alternate ports — Tabon Port in Caticlan and Tambisaan Port in Boracay.Iloilo to BoracayIloilo Airport serves direct domestic flights from Manila, Cebu, Davao, Clark, Cagayan de Oro, General Santos, and Puerto Princesa as well as international flights from Hong Kong and Singapore. Airlines include Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines, and AirAsia.The land journey takes approximately 5 hours.The Iloilo-Boracay one-way bus fare is P327 per person for the aircon coach.Caticlan-bound buses depart from the Ceres bus terminal in Tagbak, Jaro District, Iloilo City.Roxas, Capiz to BoracayRoxas Airport serves direct flights from Manila and Cebu. Airlines include by Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines.Frequent shuttles travel between the van/bus terminals in Roxas and Kalibo. Travel time is around 2 hours.The Roxas-Boracay one-way shuttle fare is around P100 to 150 per person.How to get around Boracay?Tricycles and shuttle vans are the primary transport within Boracay Island. You can easily charter or get a shared tricycle from the main road, which is around a 5-minute walk from White Beach.Hotels and resorts located outside of White Beach usually have complimentary shuttle service for guests with pick-up/drop-off service at D’Mall shopping center.How many days to spend in Boracay?2 to 4 days is enough to enjoy most of the highlights in Boracay. If you are traveling to Boracay for 5 days or more than 1 week, consider a side trip to nearby islands including Panay Island and Carabao Island.When is the best time to visit?I personally prefer to visit during the cooler month of February or the shoulder season from the end of May to Early June when the island is less crowded compared to the peak season.During this time, the weather pattern starts to change between dry/summer and rainy seasons. There’s a chance of cloudy skies/rain but the weather is generally good most days. More significantly, the green sludge/algal blooms in White Beach are not as bad as compared to the summer months.There are three main tourist seasons in Boracay:Super peak season — Major public holidays including Christmas to New Year, Holy Week, Ati-Atihan Festival (3rd weekend of January), Labor Day (April 1 & the closest weekend).Peak season — December to May except during major public holidays. The hottest months or dry/summer season is March, April & May.Low/lean season — June to December except during major public holidays. Rainy/monsoon season starts in mid-June until August and may extend until October.How to get money?Money exchange stalls and ATMs of major Philippine banks are widely available in Boracay.Money saving tipsTraveling to Boracay on a budget? Here are some ways that you can spend less & enjoy a cheap vacation. These are especially useful if you are backpacking or simply traveling on a limited/tight budget.1. Go on shared tricycles — For transport between stations 1, 2 & 3, hail a tricycle with passengers already riding. Ask the regular fare, which is usually PHP 10 to 20 for short rides. Empty tricycles waiting along the highway usually charge the chartered rate, which is a lot more expensive. There’s also the option of simply walking along White Beach and enjoy sightseeing until you reach your destination.2. Travel in a bigger group — Sharing expenses with more people can make your tours & accommodations a lot cheaper per person.3. Eat local — If you want to take a break from expensive food at tourist-oriented restaurants, look around for a carinderia or local eatery, usually found along or near the main road. You can even do your groceries at the supermarket (easy to find) and cook your own food if your hostel has a kitchen facility. There’s also a growing number of fast food chains in the island like Mang Inasal, Andok’s & McDonald’s.4. Haggle down prices — Boracay is known for overpricing tourists, even local tourists from nearby provinces. Don’t be shy to haggle! Always ask for a lower price when buying souvenirs or booking tours. Shop around for the best deal.5. Consider staying outside of White Beach — Expect to pay a premium for beachfront rooms. There are a lot of cheaper options near the main road. Choose one that’s not too far from the beach though.6. Look out for discounts online — With the rising popularity of booking sites, there are a lot of accommodations & activities that can be booked cheaper online than paying walk-in rates.Pre-book your Boracay tours & attraction tickets onlineI often book online to enjoy discounts and cashless convenience during my actual trip. Always check prices of tours and attraction tickets on these booking sites:KlookGetYourGuidePrices are often cheaper than booking on-site. Huge discounts on many activities.Maximize your trip! Avoid wasting time queueing at ticket booths & shopping for tours.Get a good idea what to expect. Knowing all the inclusions/non-inclusions & reading user reviews is very helpful to make an informed decision.Earn rewards points for every booking.Pay in your home currency. Worry less about bringing cash/exchanging currencies.If you’re booking tours and you’ve already finalized your travel dates, book early, especially if you are traveling with family/friends to lock-in those open slots for everyone in your group.Here’s an exclusive Detourista discount for youEnjoy an additional P175 OFF on Klook with promo code “HOLIYAYDTR“. This is on top of existing discounts on the Klook website and mobile app! Simply type the promo code upon checkout to redeem.Book promo hereAvailable now until December 31, 2018 only. Valid for first-time Philippines users with minimum spend of P5,000. The promotion can be redeemed when booking any Klook activity except Universal Studios Japan Tickets.Should I book my Boracay hotel online?Book your stay sooner rather than later if you already have your dates set. Cheaper-priced rooms tend to get fully-booked faster, especially during busy days like weekends, holidays & peak tourist seasons.I frequently book my stay with the sites below to grab rock-bottom prices & enjoy hassle-free trips. Click below to see today’s lowest prices.AgodaBooking.comHere top reasons why I prefer to book online & why you should too:Wide selection of hotels/hostels.Often cheaper prices than walk-in rates. Earn rewards points for every booking. The more you book, the more you earn!Trusted by millions of travelers. Read reviews from actual staying guests.Instant confirmation and free cancellation on most properties.Pay in your home currency. Worry less about bringing cash/exchanging currencies. Convenient & secure payment by credit card or Paypal.Fast customer support.How to book cheap flights to Boracay?If you are flying to Boracay Airport within the next 2-3 months, the general rule to spend less on flights is by booking sooner rather than later. In case you are booking well ahead of your trip, keep a lookout for airline promo fares & seat sales.The easy way to find cheap flights that you can book right now is to use flight search engines. These sites compare prices on different airlines to show you the cheapest prices. Check multiple flight search engines listed below:MomondoSkyscannerWegoTripAdvisorAlways check promo fares before booking. Visit the airlines’ official website, mobile app, Facebook, Twitter & other social media accounts for updates.You can also check the latest promo alerts posted here on Detourista. Click below to start:Boracay PromoKalibo PromoAirAsia PromoCebu Pacific PromoPhilippine Airlines PromoScoot PromoSubscribe to the email alerts to save time from checking many websites frequently.Get FREE promo updates by email!Get FREE promo updates sent to your email. Don’t miss the next promo!Sign-up nowAfter you submit your email, make sure to check your inbox and confirm your subscription by clicking the activation link. Click here to learn more.To learn more, visit the guide on how to book cheap flights.Places to Visit in Boracay + Things To DoCheck out these top tourist spots, best places to visit & things to do in Boracay.1. White Beach2. Boracay Sunset3. Puka Shell Beach4. Boracay Island Hopping5. Ariel’s Point Cliff Diving6. Bulabog Beach Waterspots7. Mt. Luho Viewpoint8. Boracay Water Activities9. Boracay Island Tour10. Boracay Beaches11. Boracay Nightlife + Parties12. G-Max Reverse Bungee1. White Beach Marcos at White Beach, in Boracay, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Station 2, White Beach in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Station 1, White Beach in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines4-kilometer White Beach has clear blue waters and powdery white sand, compelling enough to earn Boracay a spot on the list of the World’s best beaches & islands by many globally recognized publications. The most picturesque stretch starts from Willy’s Rock until Station 1, which offers the finest sand.2. Boracay Sunset Sunset at White Beach, in Boracay, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Sunset at Willy’s Rock, in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, PhilippinesThe World famous sunset view from White Beach is not to be missed. Enjoy a slow cruise on a traditional Paraw sailboat. This is my favorite thing to do during Boracay’s golden hour.Boracay Paraw Sailing cruise packageCheck prices & book here3. Puka Shell Beach Puka Beach, in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Puka Shell Beach, in Boracay, Malay, Aklan, PhilippinesNamed after the Puka Shell, this quiet beach offers a glimpse of Boracay before it got developed by mass tourism and a nice view of nearby Carabao Island.4. Boracay Island Hopping View of White Beach from the boat tour, in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Crystal Cove Island near Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Cliff diving at Magic Island, near Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, PhilippinesJoin a boat tour to nearby islets, islands, snorkeling and cliff diving spots near Boracay including Ariel’s Point, Magic Island, Crystal Cove & Crocodile Island.See discounts5. Ariel’s Point Cliff Diving Ariel’s Point, in Buruanga, Aklan, PhilippinesAriel’s Point is the most popular cliff diving spot near Boracay. There are nine different diving boards and platforms ranging from 3 meters to 15 meters. Package day tours include BBQ lunch buffet along with unlimited drinks.See discounts6. Bulabog Beach Waterspots Kite surfing at Bulabog Beach, in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, PhilippinesRunning parallel to White Beach on the “back side” of Boracay, Bulabog Beach is a popular spot for water sports like windsurfing and kiteboarding.Boracay Kiteboarding Discovery Course Check price and book here7. Mt. Luho Viewpoint View from Mt. Luho facing White Beach, in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, PhilippinesSee the breathtaking vista from Mt. Luho viewpoint, the highest point on the island. Try the cable car & zipline ride while you’re at it. You can go there by chartering a tricycle/shuttle, renting an ATV or by bicycle.Boracay zipline and cable car packageSee discountsBoracay ATV package8. Boracay Water Activities Parasailing in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Flyfish ride in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Paraw Sailing during sunset,. in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, PhilippinesEnjoy these fun things to do with your friends and family. Go parasailing, helmet diving, kite surfing and more.Boracay water activities packageSee discountsBoracay parasailing packageSee discountsBoracay Flyfish packageSee discountsBoracay Helmet Dive packageSee discountsBoracay Aquarium Scuba Diving ExperienceSee discounts9. Boracay Island Tour Mount Luho ATV, in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Zipline ride in Mount Luho, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Bicycle tour in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, PhilippinesJoin a boat tour to islets, snorkeling and cliff diving spots near Boracay including Ariel’s Point, Magic Island, Crystal Cove & Crocodile Island.See discounts10. Boracay Beaches Banyugan Beach at Shangri-la Boracay Resort, in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Lapus-lapus Beach at Fairways and Blue Water Resort in Newcoast Boracay, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Ilig-Iligan Beach in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Diniwid Beach, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Punta Bunga Beach at night, in Boracay, Malay, Aklan, PhilippinesExplore the numerous beaches in Boracay Island. Here’s a list of places to go (click below to check room rates):White beach — Boracay’s main tourist area, divided into Station 1, Station 2 and Station 3.Diniwid Beach — Stretches north of White Beach. A picturesque foot patch connects Station 1 to Diniwid Beach. Diniwid Beach is the beachfront of Microtel Inns & Suites.Balinghai Beach — Located between Diniwid Beach and Punta Bunga.Punta Bunga Beach — Beachfront of Mövenpick Resort & Spa Boracay Banyugan Beach — Exclusive beachfront of Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa.Puka Shell Beach — The second most beautiful beach in Boracay (after white beach).Ilig-iligan Beach — Peaceful beach with a local ambiance.Lapus-Lapus Beach (Lapuz-Lapuz Beach) — Exclusive beachfront of Fairways & Bluewater Resort, Savoy Hotel Boracay.Bulabog Beach — World famous beach for kitesurfing and windsurfing.Tulubhan Beach — Local beach in Brgy. Manoc-manoc.Tambisaan Beach — Site of Tambisaan Port.Cagban Beach — Site of Cagban Port.11. Boracay Nightlife + Parties White Beach at night, in Boracay, Malay, Aklan, PhilippinesBoracay Island is famous for its year-round nightly parties. The party scene is mostly centered in the area between Station 1 and Station 2.Boracay Pub Crawl packageSee discounts12. G-Max Reverse Bungee G-Max Reverse Bungee at White Beach, in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, PhilippinesThe most thrilling ride in Boracay! Blast off into the sky, 60 meters above sea level, at a speed of up to 200 kph.See discountsWhere to go near Boracay1. Mainland Aklan2. Antique Province3. Iloilo 4. Capiz 5. Carabao Island, Romblon1. Mainland Aklan Ati-atihan Festival warriors in Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines Marcos at Hinugtan Beach, in Buruanga, Aklan, Philippines Jawili Beach, in Tangalan, Aklan, PhilippinesSee moreAklan travel tips2. Antique Province Marcos at Malalison Island, in Culasi, Antique, Philippines White water kayaking, in Tibiao, Antique, Philippines Marcos at Igpasungaw Falls, in Sebaste, Antique, Philippines Seco Island, in Tibiao, Antique, Philppines Sibato Island white sand beach, in Caluya, Antique, PhilippinesSee moreAntique travel tips3. Iloilo Tangke Lagoon in Gigantes Sur Island, Carles, Iloilo, Philippines Mt. Pan de Azucar view from Agho Island, in Concepcion, Iloilo, Philippines Tumaquin Island and Brgy. Buaya Beach in Sicogon Island, Carles, Iloilo, Philippines Dinagyang Festival ati-atihan warriors, in Iloilo City, Philippines Miagao Church, in Miagao, Iloilo, PhilippinesSee moreIloilo travel tips4. Capiz Panay Church fron view, in Panay, Capiz, Philippines Seafood restaurants along Baybay Beach, in Roxas City, Capiz, PhilippinesSee moreCapiz travel tips5. Carabao Island, Romblon Marcos at Carabao Island, in Romblon, Philippines Carabao Island sunset view facing Boracay Island, Romblon, PhilippinesSee moreRomblon travel tipsDon’t Stop HereDid you find this travel guide helpful? Share your trip to Boracay experience & tag #detourista. Follow me on:Instagram @detouristaHQFacebook @detouristaPinterestCheck out these pages for more travel inspiration beyond Boracay:20 Places To Visit in ThailandEl Nido Travel Guide25 Places To Visit in IndonesiaBali Travel Guide Don’t leave yet. There’s more!26 Most Beautiful Islands & Beaches in the PhilippinesBalabac Trip Guide for First-TimersIndochina Itinerary – Thailand, Cambodia…12 Best Places to Visit in Palawan for First-TimersDiscover more blogs and travel tips in:BoracaySoutheast AsiaPhilippinesAsiaAklan See all placesFind more posts about:FeaturedItineraryPinoy Travel BlogTravel GuideBudgetTourist SpotsLeave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Comments Mina saysSeptember 20, 2017 at 10:24 pm It’s so hard to find information on the fees to expect upon leaving Boracay. Thanks for putting up the information here.Reply Marcos Detourist saysSeptember 20, 2017 at 10:44 pm Thanks for the comment Mina :)Reply Virg saysDecember 8, 2017 at 11:58 pm Hi Marcos! I like best how detailed you share stories and tips on boracay. I am inspired and will start a trip come February.Reply Start A TripSee travel guides and blogs about the Philippines and beyond.