tropical island of Boracay
is one of the most popular travel destinations
in the Philippines which attracts thousands
of travelers every year. Boracay Island is located
in Aklan province which is 345 kms.south of
Boracay Philippines is a beautiful small island
7 kilometer long and 1 kilometer wide at its
narrowest point. Boracay is surrounded by coral
reefs and is well known for its 4 kilometer
"White Sand Beach", also known as
the Long Beach. The beach is located on the
West Coast between the villages of Balabag and
Angol, and has been claimed to be the "Finest
Beach of all Asia". The water is shallow
with a fine white sandy beach with amazing sunsets
to be remembered. You can also choose from Yapak
Beach, with its white shells, and the romantic
secluded Balinghai Beach. Off the beaches enjoyable
restaurants, appealing shopping and The Boracay
Butterfly Garden all provide tempting diversions.
Boracay is made up of three communities: Yapak
in the north, Balabag in the middle, and Manoc-manoc
in the south. There are about 350 beach hotel
resorts with more than 2000 rooms to suit almost
anyone's taste. Hilly elevations up to 100 meters
above sea level characterize Yapak and Manoc-manoc.
Intertwining trails link the small three villages
together yet sometimes lead to a lush tropical
Once on the island of Boracay you will find
out that getting around is easy and simple.
There are three types of transportation, motorized
tricycles and pedicabs shared with other passengers,
individually rented motorbikes and bicycles,
and shuttle services offered by some hotel.
Taxi's are not available however, since everything
in Boracay is within walking distance. You will
most likely join the majority of other visitors
moving around Boracay Island on foot.