Everything You Need To Know About Boracay Island, Philippines.

You have discovered the only comprehensive directory that showcases everything the beautiful island of Boracay has to offer. A complete guide for travelers and holidaymakers alike.

Boracay Beach is a resort island nestled in the heart of the Phillippines. The island itself is small, being 4.3 miles (7 kilometers) long and .6 miles (1 kilometer) wide, and has a population of around 32,000.

Tourism is the main form of industry on Boracay Island, and tourist numbers have been increasing every year. In 2017, a new record was set with over 2,000,000 tourists visiting Boracay. With these large numbers of visitors every year, Boracay was beginning to struggle to keep up with the preservation of its pristine ecosystem and beaches.

Boracay Closure

The island was closed between April and October 2018 to make much-needed improvements to the island’s infrastructure to cope with these large numbers of tourists. Large scale cleanups and improvements were made across the island during those six months, and new environmental policies for the tourism industry have also been implemented.

Tourists are continuing to flock to Boracay in large numbers; when you walk along the white sands of the pristine beaches, it’s easy to see why.

You’ll find a wide choice of information here on our guide about Boracay Island. Whether you’re looking for a, deciding which beach to visit, or something exhilarating to do, you’ll find it all right here on Boracay Beach Guide.

Below you will find lots of useful information about Boracay Island, including articles on tourism, living on Boracay Island, and various conservation efforts and projects.

About Boracay Island

Only In Boracay 5 Things this Immaculate Island Is Proud Of

Only In Boracay: 5 Things this Immaculate Island Is Proud Of

There are many activities and places that set this reverent Philippines Island apart from beaches all over the world. Below are just some of those …

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How I Discovered Boracay

How I Discovered Boracay

Before I Found the Jewel Paradise of Boracay Island My journey to Boracay started in October of 1993 when a good friend of mine called …

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Some unfavourable Misconceptions About Boracay Island

Some Unfavourable Misconceptions About Boracay Island

When it comes to fun-filled holidays and vacation experiences, Boracay Island will always be in the average tourist’s list. How can you not include Boracay? …

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Boracay Boots Out Thailand of Longest Massage Chain Record

Boracay Boots Out Thailand of Longest Massage Chain Record

At 8:30 on the morning of Friday, May 16, hundreds of tourists, residents, media, and local government officials convened at Station 2 in White Beach …

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Boracay Story The Staple Sandcastles Now Bygone

Boracay Story: The Staple Sandcastles Now Bygone

Before 2008, Boracay’s white-sand shores had another occupant aside from the sauntering, and sand-bathing tourists: artfully crafted sandcastles set aglow with oil lanterns. These sandcastles …

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Boracay – A Living Paradise On Earth (1)

Boracay – A Living Paradise On Earth

If you have been to Boracay, you probably know what paradise looks like, but if not, this is your chance to experience it. Boracay Island, …

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Tourism on Boracay Island

Boracay An Island That Spells Excitement

Boracay: An Island That Spells Excitement

Boracay has long since convinced the world of its pristine beauty. The crystal-clear waters, the powdery-sand beaches, the mix of action and tranquility—these three qualities …

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ripAdvisor Names Boracay Asia’s No. 1 Beach For 2013

TripAdvisor Names Boracay Asia’s No. 1 Beach For 2013

Boracay Island, the majestic beach destination in the Philippines, received the prime spot in TripAdvisor’s “Top 25 Best Beaches in Asia.” The bottom four contenders …

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Check-List Reminders For Your Boracay Trip

Check-List Reminders For Your Boracay Trip

Having a vacation on Boracay is something that most people look forward to with excitement. The island’s leading beach destinations are the main attractions for …

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Boracay Ranks As One Of The World’s Best Islands By UK Travel Guide

Boracay Ranks As One Of The World’s Best Islands By UK Travel Guide

Condé Nast Traveller, UK’s leading travel magazine, includes Boracay as one of the world’s top island destinations. In the article entitled “The Best Islands in …

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Boracay To Reach Target Tourist Arrivals In 2014

Boracay To Reach Target Tourist Arrivals In 2014

The famous tourist island of Boracay is close to reaching its targeted 1.5 million tourist arrivals this 2014. According to Helen J. Catalbas, regional director …

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BBRE Team – Trip to Boracay

BBRE Team – Trip to Boracay

Do you want to enjoy Boracay on limited time and budget – First-hand tips from the team at Boracay Beach Real Estate. At Boracay Beach …

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An Introduction To The Beautiful Small Island Named Boracay

An Introduction To The Beautiful Small Island Named Boracay

Among the Philippines’ many picturesque island destinations, none is probably more famous than the tropical paradise called Boracay Island, Philippines. Pristine beach by day and …

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Some unfavourable Misconceptions About Boracay Island

Some Unfavourable Misconceptions About Boracay Island

When it comes to fun-filled holidays and vacation experiences, Boracay Island will always be in the average tourist’s list. How can you not include Boracay? …

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Boracay Tourist Arrivals Up By 18 Percent On Holy Week

Boracay Tourist Arrivals Up By 18 Percent On Holy Week

According to the Malay Tourism Office, during Holy Week, visitor turnout numbers on the resort-island Boracay hit an 18-percent high. Tim Ticar of the tourism …

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A Starters Guide To Spending Your Holiday On Boracay

A Starters Guide To Spending Your Holiday On Boracay

Boracay Island is one of the world’s most popular tropical destinations. However, the clear blue waters and white powdery sand amidst the sweltering sun is …

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Bulabog Beach - Boracay Beach Island Guide in the Philippines

Bulabog Beach and Its Challenging Winds

Those who have experienced Boracay’s best would undoubtedly say that there is more to Boracay than the famous White Beach.  Indeed, behind this white-sand beach lies …

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Chinese Are Boracay's Top Visitors

Chinese Are Boracay’s Top Visitors

According to data from the Aklan Jetty Port Administration, the resort-island of Boracay received more Chinese tourists than any other nationality. Niven Maquirang, administrator of …

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Travel Smart: 10 Tricks To Prove Boracay Is Budget-Friendly

Travel Smart: 10 Tricks To Prove Boracay Is Budget-Friendly

Despite being pegged as an expensive tourist island, Boracay still receives tens of thousands of travelers each year. Tourist arrivals continue to satisfy expectations month …

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Aklan Hits Billions In Tourism Revenue For 2019

Aklan Hits Billions In Tourism Revenue For 2019

According to the Aklan Provincial Tourism Office, the province of Aklan reached an estimated earning of P62.5 billion in 2019. Boracay, the famous island on …

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TransAire to Improve Boracay Airport to Serve More Tourists

TransAire to Improve Boracay Airport to Serve More Tourists

The Boracay Airport in Caticlan, officially known as the Godofredo P. Ramos Airport, is set to undergo improvements with a $300 million investment from TransAire …

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Spending a Fun and Quiet Holy Week On Boracay

Spending a Fun and Quiet Holy Week On Boracay

The March to June season vibrates with heat powered by the sizzling sun and Boracay travelers’ energy. Many tourists spend their summer in Boracay not …

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Boracay’s Visitor Arrivals… Still Counting!

Boracay’s Visitor Arrivals… Still Counting!

It seems people can’t get enough of Boracay as tourist arrivals continue to rise. In October 2012, Boracay Island welcomed its one-millionth visitor for the …

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Boracay Tourism Earned 49 Billion In 2019

Boracay Tourism Earned 49 Billion In 2019

The island of Boracay is one of the Philippines’ top tourist destinations for both foreign and local tourists. In 2019, Boracay Island catered to 1,742,459 …

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Boracay Holy Week

Boracay Accommodation Packed For Holy Week Season

One week ahead of the Holy Week, Boracay resorts and hotels again experience the hectic scene that comes to the resort-island every year: fully booked …

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Why Are Foreigners Madly in Love With Boracay?

Why Are Foreigners Madly in Love With Boracay?

Boracay is more than just a pristine beach located at the heart of the Philippines.  For foreigners, it has become their second home, a sanctuary …

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Boracay Is Tourist-Ready For “Habagat” Season

Boracay Is Tourist-Ready For “Habagat” Season

Boracay Department of Tourism has assured tourists that the famous island is business as usual during the entire habagat season. Department Of Tourism-Boracay officer-in-charge Artemio …

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Boracay Arrivals Overtake Last Year’s By About 150 Percent

Boracay Arrivals Overtake Last Year’s By About 150 Percent

Boracay Island continues to meet expectations on target tourist arrivals, with the first ten months of 2019 registering 151.76 percent more tourists than in the …

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Labor Day Weekend Sends Droves Of Tourists To Boracay

Labor Day Weekend Sends Droves Of Tourists To Boracay

Year on year, Boracay Island sees a rise in tourist numbers in the week of Labour Day, on days sandwiching May 1.  During this public …

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More Fun, Less Cost In Boracay This Summer

More Fun, Less Cost In Boracay This Summer

Take a look at these great budget tips if you plan to spend your summer in Boracay this year. Tip 1: Travel Off-Season, In a Group A …

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DoT-Boracay Advises Tourists To Choose Guides Wisely

DoT-Boracay Advises Tourists To Choose Guides Wisely

Department of Tourism – Boracay officials issued a warning for travelers to beware of fake tourist guides and commissioners on the famed island. Although petty …

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First-Time Boracay Travel: Shaping Expectations

First-Time Boracay Travel: Shaping Expectations

Boracay is a world-renowned tourist spot visited by both locals and foreigners in droves every year. It is an image of tourism at its peak, …

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BTAC Beefs Up Security For Boracay Peak Season

BTAC Beefs Up Security For Boracay Peak Season

As the holiday season draws nearer, Boracay officials prepare for one of the island’s annual peak seasons by beefing up security. The BTAC has assured …

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Koreans Remain Boracay’s Top Tourist in 2013

Koreans Remain Boracay’s Top Tourist in 2013

South Koreans are still the top foreign tourists in the Philippines’ most renowned beach, Boracay, for 2013. In a document provided by the Caticlan Jetty …

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Living on Boracay Island

4 Job-Hunting Considerations In Boracay

4 Job-Hunting Considerations In Boracay

Being a bustling tourist island all year round, Boracay hosts many employment opportunities. Residents from the Panay mainland can take advantage of these opportunities due …

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Some unfavourable Misconceptions About Boracay Island

Some Unfavourable Misconceptions About Boracay Island

When it comes to fun-filled holidays and vacation experiences, Boracay Island will always be in the average tourist’s list. How can you not include Boracay? …

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Choosing Your Line Of Business In Boracay

Choosing Your Line Of Business In Boracay

Boracay Is a Proven Magnet For Tourists.  Aklan Governor Carlito S. Marquez forecast in 2012 that Boracay is set to attract between 1.2 and 1.5 …

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Vigormin: Boracay’s Eco-Friendly Solution To Waste Problems

Vigormin: Boracay’s Eco-Friendly Solution To Waste Problems

The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference held in Boracay brought about more than fruitful development dialogues; it helped the island’s residents take a step …

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Conservation Efforts on Boracay Island

How To Help Maintain Boracay's Beauty

How To Help Maintain Boracay’s Beauty

As youth deteriorates with age, an island as beautiful as Boracay also has no complete protection from nature and man’s ravages. There will come a …

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Vigormin: Boracay’s Eco-Friendly Solution To Waste Problems

Vigormin: Boracay’s Eco-Friendly Solution To Waste Problems

The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference held in Boracay brought about more than fruitful development dialogues; it helped the island’s residents take a step …

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Boracay Back Then, Right Now and In The Future

Boracay Back Then, Right Now and In The Future

Boracay is the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of the Metro.  The island marries the tropics’ natural beauty (the blue sea, white sand, …

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