Boracay Attractions – Discover the Magic in All 6 Areas of the Island – Boracay is probably the most famous tourist destinations in the Philippines among those who love beautiful beaches with crystal clear water and resort-style nightlife entertainment.
This lovely island is located about 200 miles osuth of Manila covering 3.98 square miles of total area. The island is devided into six major areas, each area has its own characteristics and types of facilities with various different Boracay attractions you can find. Below is the breakdown of these different areas:
Boat Station 1
Also known as the White Beach Station 1, this area is located on the northwest side of the island. If you want to stay in a luxurious hotel or resort during your vacation, this is just the place to go. In this area you will find lots of luxury and high-end accommodations with premium facilities, including the Pearl of the Pacific, Discovery Shores, Estacio Uno and Fridays Boracay. Most of these luxurious Boracay hotels are located near the shore. This area also has the widest shores with the finest sands on the whole island. But fortunately you don’t have to stay in these hotels to enjoy the beaches if you don’t have the budget. These beaches are free to enjoy even for those who stay in other hotels in Boracay outside of the area.
Boat Station 2
White Beach Station 2 is the place to go if you want to enjoy the vibrant Boracay nightlife. Other than fantastic white sand beaches, vibrant nightlife is also the main attraction of this island. Not only nightlife entertainment, you can also find lots of great restaurants and shopping places. If you want to stay close to the action, then you can also find a wide range of accommodations in this area from high-end resorts and Boracay hotels to budget inns.
Boat Station 3
This is a very tranquil area of the island, located on the southwest of Boracay. This the last area of the White Beach being developed, so it’s still relatively quiet, and usually the accommodations usually offer wider spaces. So if you want to stay in somewhere quiet while enjoying a wide space in your accommodation for less money, this place is perfect.
The White Beach areas are great for swimming and sunbathing, but if you want to enjoy watersports activities like kite boarding, parasailing, jet skiing, windsurfing, helmet diving, scuba diving or snorkeling, Bulabog Beach is the place to go. You can find these watersports facilities along its 2.5 km long beach line.
This place gets its name from all the Puka shells that can be found easily on its shores. This area is located on the northern tip of the island. You can find many locals selling unique jewelries made of Puka shells. You can reach Puka Beach by riding a sailboat or hiring a tricycle.
This is the main entrance of the island, hosting a steady stream of boats and ferries carrying visitors from and to Caticlan.