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Boracay, Philippines

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Boracay Island, Philippines - the "Best Beach in Asia"

On one small island Boracay provides everything a traveller could want from a beach holiday. The sand is soft and white, the sea crystal clear, and blue skies turn into spectacular sunsets in the evening.

Whether you’re looking to relax or party, Boracay has it all.

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White Beach

Boracay's famous White Beach has been described as the "finest beach in the world". Its white powdery sand stretches for two and a half miles, and is just one of many beautiful beaches Boracay has to offer.

Link to a Map of Boracay, Philippines, showing the best diving spots on the island. Click to see a larger version of the Boracay map

The Island of Boracay (Click HERE to enlarge map)

Golfing Holidays at Fairways and Bluewater Golf Course, Boracay, Philippines

Fairways & Bluewater Golf Resort, Boracay

Enjoy all kinds of water sport activities on Boracay in the Philippines

All kinds of water sport activities

Diving Holidays to Boracay in the Philippines, where you will find many Dive Shops and diving specialists

Typical Boracay Dive Shop

In 2015, Boracay's White Beach won the Tripadvisor Travellers' Award for "Best Beach in Asia"!

Boracay is incorporated on many of our Suggested Tour Itineraries, or you can visit the island as a stand-alone Beach Break. There are direct flights from Malaysia, Singapore, and South Korea, so you can combine Boracay with destinations other than Manila!

On Boracay we can accommodate you in accommodation from Standard to Luxury.

Our Boracay Holidays include all transfers between the island and Manila, plus overnight accommodation in the capital if necessary! So if you are asking "Where are the best hotels in Boracay? or "How do I book a luxury holiday in Boracay?" simply send us your enquiry.

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Why Book a Vacation on Boracay...

"Business Insider" has described Boracay as "THE Best Island in the World". Read more...

"TripAdvisor" has also named it the "Number One Beach & Sun Destination in Asia".

In the UK, "TV Quick" magazine describes Boracay's famous White Beach as the “No.1 Tropical Beach In The World".

The UK's Sunday Mail wrote, "From pure white sands to sparkling blue seas, Philippine island Boracay is the jewel of south-east Asia and a holiday there is like a visit to paradise". View PDF... (Copyright Seven Days magazine, Sunday Mail)


It wasn't until the 1970s that tourism began to develop in Boracay - the island initially being popular with backpackers.

Word soon spread, and as more and more people became aware of the treasures Boracay had to offer, hotels, bars, restaurants and other facilities started opening up as the huge tourism potential of the island was realised.

Today, Boracay is firmly established as one of the major tourist destinations in the Philippines, if not Asia!

Hotels and Resorts

Boracay Island has all kinds of accommodation, suitable for all budgets.

The simplest comprise rustic "nipa style huts”, which are single storey dwellings made from bamboo and palm leaves.

Alongside these are the most modern luxury hotels, equipped with spas, gymnasiums, and even conference facilities.

Mid-range accommodation includes boutique hotels and resorts. Most hotels and resorts are located along the length of the famous White Beach. Philippine Trails work with many of Boracay's accommodation providers, from standard to luxury.

Overlooking Fairways & Bluewater Golf Course, Boracay Island, Philippines

Learn to Play Golf

Learn to play Golf on Boracay at the Fairways & Bluewater Golf Resort. We can arrange a 4 day/ 3 night stay, with accommodation and 8 hours tuition, plus a round playing with a Golf Professional.

Dining Out & Nightlife

There are over 200 cafés and restaurants on Boracay offering all kinds of dishes from around the world, and to suit all budgets.

Chicken and pork are the most popular meats, as in most of the Philippines, but the fresh seafood is what steals the show. Irresistably delicious and plentiful.

There are also numerous bars and discos spread amongst the resorts, many open into the early hours.

Talented local musicians will enchant you with popular filipino tunes, as well as internationally famous acoustic classics. There truly is something for everyone in this tropical island paradise.

Activities & Excursions

Visitors to Boracay can take part in a number of activities, including Diving, (see our Dive Sites Map), and other water sports, plus island-hopping excursions, including a visit to nearby Motag Living Museum on Panay Island, (by request).

Shops and Markets

On Boracay the largest market is the Talipapa, situated between White Beach and the Main Road that runs through the centre of the island.

There is also a mall, called D’Mall, which has around 100 stores selling all kinds of goods and souvenirs, including beachwear, art and crafts, and antiques, many at attractively low cost.


From November to February the weather on Boracay is comfortable and mostly dry.

March to June is warmer, but also dry.

"Rainy season", when rain is most likely, is between July and October, although it remains warm.

Over the year, temperatures on Boracay range between 24° and 32° centigrade. Boracy is an all-year round destination.

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