Boracay is a paradise for certified sun-worshippers all over the world. In fact, local and foreign tourists have made Boracay their yearly destination. Others have chosen to live on this haven
Sheltered from the fierce easterly typhoons, Boracay can be found on the northwestern tip of Panay in Aklan, a province on the Visayas island known for its Ati-atihan Festival.
Boracay’s thousand-hectares boast of all the elements of a tropical haven – crystal blue waters, powder white sand, liberal doses of tropical palms and flowering plants, and a healthy and diverse marine life.
Boracay has three little communities- Yapak in the north, Balabag in the middle, and Manoc-manoc in the south. Hilly elevations of up to 100 meters above sea level characterize Yapak and Manoc-manoc. Intertwining trails alike the small villages and may sometimes lead to lush tropical jungles.
The culinary fare at Boracay is diverse as the nationalities of its visitors. French, Chinese, Australian, Belgian, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, and Thai — are all fused into the native cuisine. Truly, Boracay has become the premiere destination of beach lovers around the globe
How to get there
Although there are flights direct to Catican (Main Entry Port to Boracay) and Kalibo (Capital of Aklan). Most tourists prefer using Iloilo’s Airport as a gateway to Boracay because they also want to enjoy the unique Iloilo experience along the way. From Iloilo, tourists usually commute via air conditioned buses to Caticlan.