Boracay Island Attractions
What to See in Boracay Island
Sightseeing around the island can be compacted into one day or stretched out for several. A trip to Boracay is incomplete without visiting the famous volcanic formation, Willy’s Rock on White Beach. Bulabog Beach has a small butterfly garden exhibiting an interesting collection of wild butterflies and flowers. To escape the other beach dwellers, pretty Puka Shell Beach in the north is less crowded than the other, more frequented beaches. Some people come here for a quiet afternoon picnic with a small group of family or friends. In the northeast, the small white-sand Baling Hai Beach has an impressive view from the cliff top at sunset.Read More
Baling Hai Beach
In the northwest of the island, the calm Baling Hai Beach is an ideal spot for swimming, snorkeling, and relaxing in a peaceful environment. Also, the beach has fantastic views from the cliff-top restaurant, especially during the sunset hour. The beach is often included as a stop-off on an island boat tour.
- Location: Northeast of the island
Located on the Bulabog Beach, the Butterfly Garden is one of the island’s highlights for nature lovers. Besides an impressive collection of wild butterflies, this breeding farm exhibits some rare tropical plants and trees. The farm originally started as a hobby for Patrick Manion, a retired New Zealand chemist accompanied by his wife. Their in-house restaurant is lovely and is the food is delicious.
- Location: Bulabog Beach
Puka Shell Beach
Although there are a few restaurants and vendors selling souvenirs made of shells at the entrance, visitors can expect an empty stretch of sand on this serene beach. Named after the prevalent white seashells, Puka Shell Beach (also known as Yupak Beach) is isolated and has fewer people than any of the other beaches on Boracay. If you wish to get away from the hustle on White Beach, this is an excellent choice.
- Location: North of the island
White Beach is the most popular beach and represents the commercial centre of the island. Besides its white powdery sand and the crystal-clear water, this little beach town offers countless restaurants, cafés, bars, and souvenir shops. Think of the White Beach as one continuous beach that is divided into three sections, each with its own unique charm. Station One is known for its low-key atmosphere and this is where luxurious resorts are located, while Station Two is much livelier. It is the heart of the shopping, dining, and entertainment. On the southern tip of the beach, Station Three has several native bungalows and boasts the quietest part of the three. Read More...
- Location: On the Midwest coast of the island
A bizarre shaped volcanic formation; Willy’s Rock is arguably the most instantly recognizable attraction in Boracay. Situated approximately 100 metres offshore from Station One, the rock is topped by a statue of the Virgin Mary and is becomes an island itself during high tide.
- Location: Station One, White Beach