TRAVEL NEWS | Six Things To Do in Boracay Philippines | Lakad Pilipinas

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The scenic island of Boracay in the Philippines provides travelers with spectacular white sandy beaches and dreamy emerald-green waters. Popular among backpackers, it fits everyone’s travel with numbers of options for affordable hotels. This picturesque island has a lot more to offer than just the beaches, with a plethora of other fun activities on the island. Check out the list below for other fun activities to do in Boracay. Keep scrolling and plan ahead!

 

STROLL ALONG DREAMY WHITE SAND BEACH


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Probably the most logical excuse to visit this island is because it has one of the most beautiful beaches in South East Asia. Boracay has knock-out views that are beautiful enough to make your friends at home jealous when you are on the trip, posting pictures of the island on Instagram. Let your feet sink in the soft white sand while you stroll along the beach with your other half–talk about a romantic walk at the beach alongside your lover like in those romantic movies! White Beach, Boracay is perfect for you to take a leisurely stroll and chill.

 

SNORKELING


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Don’t waste the chance to discover one of the most beautiful marine destinations. Play with the fish and see the beautiful corals and marine life in the clear water of Boracay. If you go on an island hopping tour, you will get to snorkel at one of the popular snorkeling spots called Crocodile Island. Equipment will be provided by the tour companies but if you want to enjoy your adventure more, you can always get a high quality and cheap diving snorkels before you go to island!

 

GO PARAW SAILING


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Paraw is a traditional Filipino sailboat and you can find these in Boracay. Going for paraw sailing is extremely fun. If you make a quick search on the internet, you will find one of the most famous paraw sailing tours is handled by the Red Pirates crew. A reputable and experienced company, these guys are reliable and you can book from only PHP1,000.00 for two persons. This paraw sailing service also provide a great vantage point where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the sunset in Boracay.

 

CATCH THE GLORIOUSLY BEAUTIFUL SUNSET


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In addition to the paraw sailing on your must-do activities in Boracay list, your trip won’t be complete without watching the beautiful sunset. Take one evening off your trip and go to the beach to watch the sky turns slowly into a natural vast elegant canvas, painted with striking hues of colours.

 

KAYAKING, ANYONE?


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Cheap but fun. Don’t miss out the chance to go around kayaking the collection of beautiful islands. You can simply book at the resort you are staying in and if you are a natural lover you would love this. You can see the rich marine life and beautiful corals through the clear emerald-green water.

 

FOOD HUNTING!


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Boracay is also a great place for food lovers as it provides a great variety of restaurants offering from Chinese to Japanese, Thai, Indian, Mediterranean, Italian, Mexican – ahh almost anything! One of the top tourist spots in Boracay is D’mall where you can find tons of options for good food. Located in between Station 1 and 2, D’mall has a vibrant options of restaurant and stalls. Boracay is a heaven for seafood, you can buy your own from the market and request the restaurant to cook for you as well.

There is no direct flight to Boracay, however you can fly in via Caticlan or a bit more distant airport in Kalibo which is favoured for its cheaper flights. If you have any other good tips leave them in the comment section below!

~ ARTICLE CONTRIBUTED BY SALEDUCK ASIA






Posted by Christian Sangoyo on Friday, May 12, 2017

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