Visiting Boracay Island in the Philippines

boracay island travelThe Philippines is an archipelago of 7107 islands in South East Asia. The country is still struggling to compete with neighbors Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam as the prime tourist destination.

One of the most visited places in the Philippines by tourists is the island of Boracay. It is around 35-minutes of air travel south of its capital Manila.

Boracacy is considered as one of the best beaches in the world by noted travel magazines. It has all reasons to belong the list with its 7-kilometer stretch of white sand beach that remains cool even under the scorching heat of noon.

Getting to the island is very easy. The airplane will land in Caticlan and you can get a boat ride going to Boracay. Depending on your choice, the boat can dock on stations 1, 2, or 3 of the island.

Station 1 is the posh northern part of the island. This is where world class amenities is at its best– from hotels, to cabanas fronting the sea, and cliff side jacuzzis.

Station 2 is where all action happens. You can find all the bars, different souvenir shops, hearty servings of local and international foods, and the market place.

Station 3 is near the Angol Point. A quiet spot where travelers who are on a budget can share paradise. Huts made from straw line a few steps away from the pristine waters.

From Boracay, the adventure really never ends. You can hop from one island to another and experience the modern, rustic, exotic ways of the friendly and warm Filipino people.

A lot of honeymooners and back packers consider a trip to the Philippines an adventure, but a lot of them are convinced that they can consider it their second home…

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