Boracay is a paradise of plenty, providing everything the traveler could possibly want from a holiday.
Dazzling beaches, crystal waters and azure skies supply the backdrop for relaxing or partying, solitude or company. With a seemingly endless list of sports and activities on offer, areas of outstanding beauty to visit and hundreds of places to eat, drink shop and be merry.
Your visit to this stunning island will be one to remember forever!
Major Airport Gateway:
• “Caticlan (MPH)” and “Kalibo (KLO)” Distance between “Caticlan” and “Kalibo” is 63 kilometers.
• Various domestic carriers fly to Boracay’s major gateways from Manila (20 flights daily), Cebu (daily flights) or Busuanga (only once a week).
• Regular commuter ferries from Manila or Cebu have scheduled stops in Dumaguit (30 minutes beyond Kalibo) which take around 15 - 17 hours.
Upon arrival in Caticlan 5 minute tricycle ride to jetty port 15 minute outrigger boat ride to White Beach (Station 1,2 and 3)
Upon arrival in Kalibo:
1/2 hour bus ride to jetty port, 15-minute outrigger boat ride (Station 1, 2 and 3).
For easy transfers, find out beforehand which boat station along White Beach is nearest your hotel/resort location. Some resorts offer free transfers for guests.
Hotels and Resorts
Boracay Island has accommodations to suit all budgets, from the rustic "nipa hut (bungalows made of bamboo and nipa palm leaves) to modern luxurious hotels.
with conference facilities and gyms through to spas to boutique resorts. Most are located along the four kilometre White Beach in the West. A few more are interspersed along the North and East coasts as well as the island's interior.
Eating Out and Nightlife
There are more than 200 restaurants and eaiteries on Boracay offering food from around the world and suiting every budget. Chicken is one of the most popular m*eats, but fresh seafood is simply delicious and available everywhere.
Time Zone: GMT + 8
Visa: Only required if staying more than 30 days
Climate: November to February- cool and mostly dry; March to June- warm and mostly dry; July to October- warm and mostly wet
Average Temperature Year- round: 24°C- 32°C
Attire: Light casual clothes all year round
Money: Philippine Pesos. Check with the local banks for current exchange rates. All major credit cards accepted
Water: Bottled water available in resorts, restaurants and convenience stores
Communications: International and direct dial phone and fax. Internet cafes are widely available
What to Bring: Sun block, tanning lotions, insect repellant, personal medication, swimwear and accessories, etc.