This is Boracay Island, the most famous island in the Philippines, and possibly south east Asia. Boracay first became famous in the 1970's after a few foreign tourist happened upon the island during a vacation to the Philippine Islands. For the next few years Boracay started to get a few additional foreign visitors from a few countries like, the United States, Canada, France, Puerto Rico, Switzerland as-well-as a few others. It was not until around the mid 1990's that Boracay started to receive more vacationers, as-well-as seeing more hotels being built along the west coast, which is the main white beach.
It's this 2.5 mile long beach that's covered in powder soft white sand that attracts 1.5 million tourist to Boracay Island each year now, and once you have visited the island of Boracay, you immediately fall in love. It's not just Boracay beach that people love so much, it's everything else that surrounds the island, like the crystal clear waters, the very friendly Filipino people, the warm sunshine and so much more, it's just paradise.
Getting The Best Boracay Package Deal
Taking a vacation to Boracay has never been easier, there are many wonderful travel agencies in the Philippines, many offering super-special deals that can really save you money, especially when you book a full travel package. Booking a Boracay package that includes everything, for example, include your hotel room accommodations with daily breakfast, airline tickets from Manila to either the Caticlan Airport or the Kalibo International Airport, door-to-door land and sea transportation, along with all extras, like your Cagban Beach Jetty Port Fee, Boracay Environmental Fee, and of course all hotel and government taxes.
Getting To Boracay Beach Philippines
From Manila you will board a flight at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport going to one of two airports on Panay Island, the Caticlan Airport or the Kalibo International Airport.
Flight from Manila to Caticlan
The flight to Caticlan from Manila is about 45 minutes to 1 hour, then you will ride a van from the airport going to the Caticlan Jetty Port, this takes about 5 to 10 minutes, once there you will board a pump-boat with dual out-riggers that will take you across the Tabon Strait to Cagban Beach Jetty Port on Boracay Island, this boat ride is about 15 minutes. After you arrive at the Cagban Beach Jetty Port you will need to pay an "Environmental Fee" and a "Port Fee", both of which are included in your Boracay Package when you book with WOW Philippines Travel Agency.
Flight from Manila to Kalibo
The flight to Kalibo from Manila is about 45 to 50 minutes, once you arrive here you will need to board a large tour bus, or a private transport van taking you to Caticlan town, this ride is about 1.5 hours and is very scenic and relaxing. Once you arrive to Caticlan you will proceed directly to the jetty port where you will board a pump boat going to Cagban Beach Jetty Port located on the southern corner of Boracay Island. After you arrive at the Cagban Beach Jetty Port you will need to pay an "Environmental Fee" and a "Port Fee", both of which are included in your Boracay Package when you book with WOW Philippines Travel Agency.