Boracay is a small island located 315 kms south of Manila. The entire island is seven kilometers long – a postcard-sized tropical paradise.
Boracay was chosen by Travel+Leisure Magazine as its Best Overall Island in 2012. Now known as one of the world’s top beach destinations with its 4 kilometers of powdery white sand and pristine blue waters. Also called the White Beach, the waters here are calm during Amihan season from November to May. Tourism is at its peak during these months. Bulabog Beach, on the eastern side of the island has large waves and strong winds year-round. This makes it a hotspot for windsurfing and kiteboarding. In fact, Bulabog Beach is considered Asia’s top kitesurf destination.
By Air. The fastest way to Boracay is to fly from Manila to Caticlan Airport in Panay island. Flight time from Manila to Caticlan is approximately 50 minutes. Travel time is about 45 minutes by bus and boat from Caticlan Airport.
By Sea. Boracay is accessible by ferry from Manila to Caticlan or Dumaguit, near Kalibo. Travel time is about 17 hours.