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Table of Contents Show. In a hurry? FIRST TIME IN BORACAY. CHECK TOP HOSTEL CHECK TOP AIRBNB CHECK TOP HOTEL. White Beach Station 1 White Beach is divided into three stations, named for the stops the longtails take when dropping people off.
Places to visit:. Where to Stay in Boracay. View on Hostelworld. View on Airbnb. View on Booking. CHECK TOP HOSTEL CHECK TOP HOTEL. Room service.
Astoria Current. Two Seasons Boracay Resort. Banana Bay Boracay. Aissatou Beach Resort. Seabird International Resort.
Bamboo Bungalows. La Isla Bonita Resort. Free Internet. Astoria Boracay. DiveGurus Boracay Beach Resort. Dave's Straw Hat Inn. Prices are the average nightly price provided by our partners and may not include all taxes and fees.
Taxes and fees that are shown are estimates only. In , the event dates are January 25 — 31 [update]. Dragon boat races are held annually on Boracay under the auspices of the Philippine Dragon Boat Federation , with teams coming from around the Philippines and from other Asian nations to compete.
The races usually take place sometime in April or May. The Boracay Edition of the PDBF International Club Crew Challenge to was scheduled for April 26—28, in The Boracay Open Asian Beach Ultimate Tournament, an ultimate frisbee event, with players coming from around the Philippines and from other International nations, has been held annually since , usually in March or April.
Boracay was scheduled to host a special multi-sport event in At its 31st General Assembly in Macau , the Olympic Council of Asia OCA decided to create the Asian Games Centennial Festival in celebration of the th anniversary of the Oriental Games later Far Eastern Championship Games.
The festival was to be held on Boracay in November The 32nd OCA General Assembly was to be held in conjunction with the games.
The first settlers of Boracay were a Negrito people called the Ati , and who spoke a Visayan language called Inati. The well-known Ati-Atihan Festival takes place each January in Kalibo on nearby Panay Island.
A much smaller Ati-Atihan festival is celebrated on Boracay, usually in the second or third week of January. Boracay island is separated from Panay island by a narrow strait.
The island is located opposite the barangay of Caticlan in the municipality of Malay, Aklan. Transportation across the strait is provided by boats operating from the Caticlan jetty port.
Goods are delivered into Boracay through an informal port near the Cagban Port. Boracay is served by two airports in Aklan: the Kalibo International Airport and Godofredo P.
Ramos Airport commonly referred to as the Caticlan airport. The three main modes of transport are via motor-tricycles and electric-tricycles e-trikes along the main road, or by walking along the beaches.
Pedicabs, known as sikads , are also available along the Beachfront Path. Other means of transportation include mountain bikes , quadbikes and motorbikes , all of which can be rented.
It was reported in October that the island will see modern jeepneys, solar-powered shuttles, and hop-on hop-off buses serviced by Grab , and that the Department of Energy will donate e-trikes to the Malay local government under a 1.
The municipal government of Malay is currently encouraging motorcycle operators to transition to e-trikes in their coordinated efforts to promote environment-friendly public transportation.
Diesel-motor tricycles are expected to be phased out by August From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Island in the Philippines.
Jintotolo Channel Sibuyan Sea Sulu Sea Tablas Strait. Ati Aklanon Hiligaynon Karay-a. Main article: Boracay closure and redevelopment. Philippines portal.
As vehicular traffic increased, a multi-phase circumferential road project was begun.. Phases 1 and 2 were completed in December , covering 7.
National Statistics Office. Archived from the original PDF on Retrieved 5 February Office of the President of the Philippines.
May 11, ABS-CBN News. Retrieved February 21, Good News Pilipinas. Yours is a classic example of culture shock. We are a poor nation.
Those vendors were not trying to intentionally ruin your vacation. They were just trying to earn a living. Yes it is perfectly ok to feel disappointed but if you knew this was coming, you may have had a different experience.
Yes youd still be pissed but youd be a lot more forgiving. I hope you give Boracay another chance and if you do, try not to go during peak season which is march to april and december to early january as there are less people.
Hi Mark! I walked along all Boracay — station 1, 2 and 3. Have you been to Calaguas Island or Balabac Palawan? The best! Felt the same way the first time I went to Boracay 8 years ago.
I grew up in a coastal island in PH Cebu so my idea of a beach was always serene, wide shoreline where you hear waves and not pop music from clubs.
In Boracay, I. Saw a lot of cigarette butts by the beach, loud music. Definitely not the typical beach I grew up with.
Loved it later on when I managed my expectations already and went there with friends, with the intention of really going to a party beach. I go to Palawan, Cebu or Bohol to experience the opposite ie serenity, relaxation.
Boracay is more than just White Beach. Did you try Puka Shell Beach, Ilig Iligan Beach, Lapu Lapuz, or Tambisaan Beach? Did you walk at White Beach all the way towards the end of Station 3, far after Angol Road?
No people there. Boracay is the best if you go ouside of super peek season. I love Boracay, been there many times and surely come back another time.
I never had such experience as you described. I truly believe, if you smile at people they will smile back at you.
Hope you had more luck at other places. Happy travels. I as well do not enjoy a lot of people and partying. These are our preference, we should not be in a place like Boracay.
Boracay has gotten too much attention over the past years, and people there have overlooked people like us, that enjoys nice peaceful place, that prefers beautiful scenery than partying.
Also I wanted to apologize to how people treated you there, this things happen even to us, but especially to foreigners. Few people, nicer and more hospitable, but still, please do take care.
Boracay is not a place to go if you want to relax. Go to El nido Palawan and you will have an exceptional experience. I am Filipino and had lost my trust with my fellow filos.
But my recent trip to El nido have changed everything. People from there are incredibly polite and honest, and the place is a paradise. But like all tourist places, consumerism was bound to happen.
Did you visit Palawan? Mind you, I am Filipino-and proud. The Philippines has so much more to offer; maybe the next time you visit will be a lot better.
Somehow you tell the truth but for the short period of your stay in the island it will not be enough for you to say that you already know everything about Boracay.
I think you are a kind of traveler who only seek for negative things just to have something to write. For your own publicity and congratulation because you have actually get what you want.
My point here is that the island have a lot of things to offer for all the things needed of a tourist like you. If you really go there for a purpose to relax and unwind you could have done it girl but I guess you have other purpose of going there and that is to list down all the negative things and good job!
Your good at it. What we promote is not only a place but also the people we are thought to respect just simply say no and they will not bother you!
The beach your in is a place for vendors that they are allowed to sell something you could have go to other beach in the island.
No matter what you say Boracay will still be a paradise. Million of tourist have visit the island not just because of the beauty of the island but because of the people.
A piece of advice if you travel always be in your positive aura and everything will be a beautiful experience. Not cool. Well I guess the problem is that you are very beautiful I suggest stay away from the beach.
Freddie Alviola…The vendors want to be friends? All my tourist friends have been swindled by these vendors not giving back the correct change, pick-pocketed, selling stolen stuff, etc.
And they want to be friends??? There you can experience peace and true Filipino culture. Sure the beaches and the water may be gorgeous but the people definitely make the place.
If you ever decide to visit again I would recommend Palawan or take a trip North join a hiking group and climb Mt. Pulag maybe go swimming at underwater river inside the caves of Sagada and check out the cool hanging coffins at the face of a cliff.
You can also go to Banawe Rice Terraces and go on an adventure to find the amazing waterfalls for a nice swim. We spent the night with the locals and we told stories around a bonfire while watching the fireflies drinking hot cocoa.
I can show you some pictures from my trip if you want. Only went to Bohol and Cebu. WTH, borg. I happen to agree with Anna.
Furthermore, if you like to sound smart or perhaps your opinion be respected do not type in all caps. Boracay was once listed in the top 10 resorts in the world.
I have been to wonderful beaches and resorts in the Philippines and many other countries. There are many positives on Boracay.
The people generally are quite good to deal with and I found them very polite. I must say I am immune to the hawkers having been in the Philippines on and off for 30 years.
There appears to be almost full employment and little numbers of beggars. I was looking to buy an article I could not find and 2 masseuses asked me what I was looking for.
When I told them one offered to take me around to see if she could find a shop with the item I wanted. She did not ask for anything, however, I gave her something out of respect for the kindness..
This is the Philippines I used to know. I have seen over the last 10 years a growing level of disrespect from may aspects in the Philippines especially the people who carry bags and expect payment.
Restaurants are overpriced and hotel accommodation is not cheap. If I compare prices with Phuket Philippines does not go anywhere near competing.
Phuket enjoys 10 million or more tourists a year and has a great beach. Bohol is fantastic and you have choices.
Cebu has excellent beaches. Palawan also and so friendly there. The nature or Boracay is not so good.. I really did not enjoy it and could not wait to leave.
My disappointments were the beach, second rate at best, the activities like parasailing done 2 km away so you cannot see your family or friends enjoying it.
Limited activities and a dangerous stretch of water near the Port end of he main beach. Boracay for a long time was at the top of my list of places I did not want to go to but I had no choice since my Filipino family booked the Christmas holiday there for a week without asking me.
Accept and appreciate your destination for what it is. But be prepared. Research, research, research. Cliche, but, next time you travel, keep an open mind.
Next time you write, toss in both good and bad. Please write responsibly. But then, you are right. Tbh, Boracay is not what it used to before, maybe you could visit other islands and places where there are few tourists such as el nido, anyawangin, enchanted river, etc.
Hey you still have 7, islands to visit and explore. Filipino here, and i agree with you on Consumerism destroying the island.
You were grouped with other tourists under southwest tours and you complained that there were kids who played loud music without any regard for anyone else.
But there are places on the island that kept the Filipino culture intact. You may have just missed it. Regarding the mermaid swimming thing though, you said that there were to e-mails sent to you.
Though I do understand that following the latest email would have been the right call, however, you may not have been the only group that they had a schedule with.
It never hurt anyone to ask. Not a hundred percent sure about that though, some may have been slapped. Next, the local vendors are indeed annoying.
Crowded beach? Well, knowing that Boracay was a top tourist attraction in the Philippines, of course, there would be a lot of people on the island.
However the government is doing the best that they can to preserve Boracay. There are hired people assigned to clean the beach at dawn and during dusk to keep it clean.
There are also municipal ordinances prohibiting drinking and smoking outside the coconut trees as markers so anywhere further than those trees towards the beach is a no smoking, no drinking site.
But like I said, I do respect your opinion and your post is correct. Sad but true but you should have read more. If you really wanted a quite place where you can relax and enjoy the beach there are other sides of boracay you can stay in but it will be a little costly.
Next time go to Palawan or go to Bohol. Boracay is always crowded. It is not a beach where you can go alone and be peaceful.
But Boracay is a very beautiful beach next time bring friends! Was planning to go to boracay with some of my close friends this upcoming summer, but hearing rumors about the beach overcrowded is somewhat true after-all how disappointing, well i could somehow tolerate the vendors and say pass, but i really have no patience when it comes to transportation which is one the things i must say is very important in a trip, maximizing your time and energy not wasting it on bad vibes while on your way to the destination this review simply summarizes everything thank you for informing us.
You knew from the start that a big part of Boracay is commercialized; non stop parties, big establishments and excited tourists. So why do you need to diss these people for trying to make the most out of thier vacation?
Why do We bash things that is not aligned with our lifestyle choices? There are lots of serene spots and beaches in boracay away from the mainstream scene perfect for relaxation puka shell beach, balabag, Shang hotel etc.
You book a cheap hostel and, of course, you complain about that too. My advice is to plan your trips better and a little HUMILTY goes a long way.
There will always be glitches when we travel but to whine like a kid about every little detail is not what seasoned travelers are about.
Just ignore the butthurt Filipinos. Never going back that shit hole again. Instead of just minding your Buisness?
This post is dumb and offensive in more ways than one. Youre ignorant. Book a tour to heaven. Boracay is known for parties and getting wild.
I would say yes visit Ilocos Region.. Blue lagoon is perfect for you definitely will change your your view…. Next time, get your facts straight and scour every inch of your destination before you start putting things up in the internet.
Saw this page who seem to also have same experience in boracay. The only people that say boracay is great are those guys who liked watching girls on their swimsuit.
The way people act in the malls are just about comparable to the way they drive on the road. Do you even know what Statistics is? You are just claiming it so as to make your fallacious claim believable.
I think you would enjoy the beache of matnog in sorsogon, it it so beautiful! No restaurants, no hotels, no bars, it is being with nature and natura alone.
U just only get a bad experienced, sorry to hear that,.. Thanks for the blogs. Watch out anna. Filipinos are known to be very sensitive when anyone says negative things about anything in their country.
Your post will eventually be shared on social media and will become viral, so expect a deluge of hate comments in the coming days.
They just find it hard to accept the truth. Thanks for the heads up! I see a lot of haters, but also a lot of people agreeing with me.
If u have stayed in any hotel in station 1 instead of a hostel in station 2 or 3, you probably would have different views.
Sorry about your experience. Some few bad blogs like yours, but noticed that it all happened in the peek season. I think it is different experience for different season!
U could have been more diplomatic with your wordings my dear! Yes, u can always give an honest review without having to sound mean and harsh about it!
Give a more open minded about it. You could have made a suggestion how you can improve the place for better experience, but what you did was just simply bashed the place and the people on it.
Im from Palawan and I also went to Boracay last Dec. And if ever you go back stay in hotels that are not on the beachfront. But more than that, I think Bora is over rated.
The sand is great and all but the beach is not. If you party then Bora is for you. As you mentioned you are not much of a party person.
If you really want quiet but great beach experience then Palawan should be on your list. Plus you get your peaceful and relaxing beach get away. Did I mention that their beach was top notch!?
Both offer backpacker places and also high end luxurious hotels. Hopefully the bext time you visit the Philippines it is a better experience than what you just had.
Hey Anna, you seem as a nice girl who has been to several places. Its not just Boracay, which is over-oriented to tourism.
I try to get information about places i travel to but not too much as other people :p. Because I was traveling around Philippines for about 2 weeks, I knew what to expect form Boracay.
It was just the obvious ubiquitous corruption that surprised me — you know, the various extra tourist or environmental fees going right in a pocket but also other things people told me.
I like to do backpacking, and its not just as you described it. I like to do couchsurfing, which is really one of the few ways to get to know the locals and the culture.
Hotels dont give you almost no idea and some tourist attractions are a bit of a theater in my opinion. One last thing, Did you really expect an empty beach?
Did you really described that beach in the picture as crowded? Every time there are pros and cons. My overall experience with Boracay is positive.
I met great Philippinos there, I had some great Philippine food and I had really nice relaxed weekend after over 2 weeks of running around Philippines.
I will surely return to that island once I will be in the Philippines again. It might not be as crowded as some beaches eg. True … I must say I found some pretty amazing beaches on other islands, those werent in a guide but my hosts from couchsurfing took me there.
In Boracay I was lucky to have the Puka beach on the north of the island completely empty :op. Did you try to go to Carabao Island? I went to Boracay just last year and did a photoshoot with this Russian model but my experience was great and on the points you have written on this post on Boracay, they are as valid as it your personal experience and some of those horrible experiences you went through, I been through it because I also took my flight from Manila to Kalibo and took the same bus company you took and stayed in a rather small hostel too.
But summing all my experiences there in a positive manner, i learned to appreciate life at its simplest of joys and that allowed me to set aside my prejudices of people selling me whatever they fancy, from trinkets to guided tours, etc.
If you could have wanted a quite respite in Boracay, you should have taken yourself to nearby Puka Beach, less crowded, you can relax more and think deeply.
Carabao Island is nearby too. Similar to what you said, my own personal experience in Boracay is somewhat of a love-hate one.
I love to be there but wonder also until when the beauty can bearably exists because there are far too many people who are all going to Boracay.
Me myself dont think its a good idea to visit there. Its better to go somewhere in Western or Northern part of the Philippines like Palawan, Ilocos, Baler etc.
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