Boracay Island, Philippines Travel Guide Last Updated: Mar 2022

Remote even by Philippines standards, Boracay Island rewards those who seek it out with gorgeous beaches and an old-school charm that is getting harder to find in Asia. The western side of the island is basically one huge beach that is lined with small hotels and guesthouses. The other side of the island is a short walk away and home to some of Asia’s best windsurfing.

Why Visit Boracay Island

Boracay Island Facts

Population 12,000
Area 12,000
Timezone UTC+8
Currency Philippine peso
Airports Caticlan Airport (MPH), Kalibo International Airport (KLO)

Things To Do In Boracay Island

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Boracay Island

Budget breakfastMost restaurants on the beach charge more than this, but fast-food places and those inland are cheap.$2.30 - $3.83
Budget lunchThose on a budget should stick to local food at local restaurants, but some cheap lunch options are available on the beach.$3.25 - $5.74
Budget dinnerSitting down at beach restaurants can still be cheap if you are careful. Most buffets are within this price range.$5.36 - $7.66
Beer (.33liter bottle)San Miguel Pale Lager is everywhere and quite cheap if you look around.$1.05 - $2.30
Rum and coke or gin and sodaCocktails using the local cheap rum or gin can be very cheap but of course imports cost much, much more. $1.05 - $2.30
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BEST TOURS in Boracay Island

WHEN TO VISIT Boracay Island

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January82733.7
February82741.8
March86761.8
April88772.4
May90774.0
June88778.4
July86769.9
August86778.6
September867510.0
October867512.8
November84758.9
December82757.1

Boracay Island WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar5:58am6:09pm
21 Jun5:30am6:26pm
21 Sep5:47am5:51pm
21 Dec6:13am5:35pm

Where to stay in Boracay Island

Boracay Island Hotel Seasons

Boracay Island Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar15.00 - 30.00
starstarstarstarstar19.00 - 76.00
starstarstarstarstar21.00 - 96.00
starstarstarstarstar60.00 - 123.00
starstarstarstarstar300.00 - 390.00
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Boracay Island Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed9.18 - 15.15

Getting to Boracay Island

GETTING AROUND Boracay Island

Boracay Island TRANSPORT PRICES

Type Price(USD)
Caticlan Port to Station 10.48
Caticlan to Boracay ferry (foreigners)2.87
Tuk-tuk around town0.46 - 1.15
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WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER