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Why Boracay Island is Popular Amongst Tourists

What makes Boracay as famous and being one of the world’s top destinations for relaxation?

Why is Boracay the most popular beach in the Philippines?

Over the years, tourists have preferred Boracay Island over other Asian beach destinations. Some of the top reasons why Boracay is the fastest-growing tourist destination are as below:

The Auhana Boracay Resort
The Auhana Boracay Resort

Scenic Sights

Boracay Island has a long stretch of sugar-fine white sand beaches. The white beach stretch, Mt. Luho, Bat Cave, and Puka Beach are some must to explore sights.

Dos Mestizos Spanish Restaurant in Boracay Philippines
Dos Mestizos Spanish Restaurant in Boracay Philippines

Sumptuous Food Options

Boracay has various restaurants that offer international cuisines and rich local seafood options. Some of the famous cuisine options at Boracay include local Filipino, Italian, Moroccan Cuisine, and Chinese food, along with various European and Asian food options to choose from. Wine and dining facilities with beachfront views are highly recommended on Boracay Island.

Souvenirs from Boracay
Souvenirs from Boracay

Local Handicrafts

Tourists can shop local handicrafts on Boracay, such as anklets, bracelets, flashy earnings, beaded materials, and other beach accessories. Some stores in D’mall offer perfect souvenirs that you can bring home for personal use or as a gift option for your friends or family.

Party in Boracay
Party in Boracay

Night Life

In Boracay, the night is always young, and party lights are always on, considering the relatively high cost when you compare electricity prices with some other places. Dance like nobody’s watching; it’s your vacation anyway:)

Relaxing Head Massage at Mandala Spa Boracay photo via FB
Relaxing Head Massage at Mandala Spa Boracay photo via FB

Spa and Massage

Nothing better than a rejuvenating massage by talented local masseuses, which you can find near the beach area at a very affordable price. At competitive rates, you can enjoy a massage session under the palm tree shades at the beachfront or inside your hotel room.

Boracay Sunset Cruise
Boracay Sunset Cruise

Sailing the Island

Dusk is the perfect time to sail along the island and enjoy the island’s famous sunset. There are plenty of over-the-water and underwater adventures that you can avail from various tour operators in the white beach area. From an expensive sunset cruise with unlimited beer or wine or even a simple outrigger boat tour, adventure is endless on this island, considered one of the best beaches in Asia.

Diving
Diving

Scuba Diving and Parasailing

Explore the island’s beautiful underwater scene and appreciate the island’s marine life through scuba diving. For those who love to explore the ultimate sea sailing adventure, Parasailing can be booked quickly by various tour operators on the island.

Competitiveness

The services, friendliness of the locals, and even the food options on Boracay Island are seemingly more competitive than other locations in Asia. You can choose to stay in budget hotels even at the peak times of the year. There are so many options to choose from when it comes to restaurants and food places.

On the island, you can create your own adventure, and you can enjoy your stay no matter what your lifestyle is. After all, It will not be considered one of the Best Beaches in the World for nothing.

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Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of Outoftownblog.com. He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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