The Philippines is renowned for its stunning islands, turquoise water, and white sand beaches which enchant all. If you are going to enjoy Tet and Valentine’s Day in this country of 7107 islands, Boracay should be at the top of your destination list.
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Boracay was recognized by Travel+Leisure Magazine as the world’s most beautiful beach in 2012. The island attracts visitors not only with its smooth white sand beaches and turquoise water but with spectacular sunsets. Moreover, modern bars, sophisticated restaurants, luxurious hotels, and the friendly locals contribute to make everyone eager to explore the island.
It takes 4 hours to fly from Hanoi to Manila, the capital of the Philippines. From there, there are two options to travel to Boracay. You can fly to Kalibo airport and travel about 1 hour to Caticlan or fly directly to Caticlan before taking the train to Boracay.
Among the exciting activities the island offers, don’t miss out on the following:
Wait for sunrise
What could be better than relaxing on beach and waiting for sunrise after a long flight? The sun and the ocean will wipe out all your weariness.
The beaches are always beautiful as locals clean them every morning. People love, save, and develop their beaches substantively.
Immerse yourself in the sea
Boracay boasts 12 beaches and White Beach is the most famous. Those who love lively sports always gather on Bulabog Beach, which is beside a majestic coral reef. You don’t need to go anywhere to find game and sports equipment as suppliers can bring them to your hotel. There are an array of services and activities, from massages on beach and diving among the coral reefs to kayaking and paragliding. Friendly tour guides will help you pick and choose activities you’ll enjoy.
Traveling by Paraw, a special type of boat is the best way to admire the beauty of the island. During your trip, stop at some places such as Crystal Cove for a swim, dive, or picnic.
Snorkeling is the most popular sport in Boracay. There are different areas for both beginners and professional divers. You will be enchanted with the sparkling fish and stunning coral reefs in the clear water.
Walk along White Beach and buy some signature souvenirs such as pearl sunglasses, model sailboats, watches, and bells. D`Mall is a must –a place where you can find products from every price range, from famous brand name clothes to local cuisine.
Party by night
Boracay isbustling from day to night. Parties on beach appeal to everyone. Listen to reggae rhythms at the Boom Boom Bar, be taken away by the fire dances, and feel the spirit of Boracay. If you don’t like noisy places, then visit some tranquil corners with melodies and shisha.
The most popular means of transportation is tricycle. It is quite cheap and convenient. You can bargain in English easily as English is the second language in the Philippines.
As a true paradise for holidays, Boracay offers a wide selection of 5 hotels and resorts, as well as traditional wooden house for all your needs. The island includes three stations:
+ Station 1: high-class seafront resorts, peaceful space, fewer bars and shops.
+ Station 2: new affordable hotels and resorts, a lot of bars, food stalls, and hubs of entertainment and night parties.
+ Station 3: fewer bars, peaceful beach cafés, romantic space for couples.