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Issue #12 August 2012 - October 2012

Barry Chew Editor-in-Chief

Roselle Tenefrancia Ray Tabafunda Janice Cabcabin Barry Chew Vesta Hsiao Leif-Roar Kjerstad Dustin Pratt Damien Francis

Mark Anthony Fernandez

5 CONTENTS Mabuhay .............................................. 6 Geography ............................................ 7 Weather . .............................................. 8 Tourist Season ...................................... 8 Getting Here ......................................... 9 Getting In . ..........................................10 Getting Around . ..................................11 Money ................................................12 Communication ..................................12 Visa Extensions . .................................13 Coupons .............................................14 Map 7 Boracay Island ..........................15 Map 1 Station 1................................... 16


Map 2 Station 1 and Sation 2 . .............18

Paolo Javier

Map 3 Station 2 ..................................20

Graphic Design

Map 4 Station 3 ..................................22


Map 6 D’Mall ......................................26

Barry Chew

Tel: 288 9999

Jennilee Luces

Map 5 Bulabog . ..................................24 Boracay Best Photo Ops .....................28 Investment..........................................29 Hotels and Resorts . ............................32 Shopping ............................................54

Tel: 288 9999 Mobile: 0908-941-6954 or 0917-394-8083

White Beach ..................................54

D’Mall . ..........................................56

D’Talipapa . ....................................56


Plazoleta & E’mall . .........................58

Cover shot by Mark Anthony Fernandez

Boracay Restaurants . .........................62

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Bars, Pubs and Clubs . ........................88 Spa and Massage ...............................96 Diving ...............................................106 Things to Do..................................... 111 Directory........................................... 116 MyBoracay Adventures..................... 120


Mabuhay! Welcome to the tropical paradise of Boracay Island! It’s 4km long, powder white sand beach and crystal clear turquoise water has been voted one of the best beaches in the world. Boracay Island is about 7km long, and has several remote beaches around the island, as well as Bulabog Beach, which is the best kiteboarding and watersports beach in Asia. Boracay is a vacationer’s paradise, with luxury 5 star hotels, through traditional bungalows; something for anyone’s budget and taste. There are all kinds of activities on the island, most famous for the diving, kiteboarding, and windsurfing. There are many fantastic restaurants on the island with flavors from around the world. Boracay is above all else famous for it’s nightlife, with pubs, bars and dance clubs that are jumping late into the night. Take the time to get acquainted with the information in this book to help you find what you need to make your stay the most incredible vacation yet. Enjoy paradise and remember to keep smiling, you are officially on vacation!



Boracay is in the province Manila of Aklan, located in Panay. This is the center of the Philippines Boracay Island Philippines. These central islands are the Visayas, region 6. Caticlan With 18,058 local residents, Panay the Island of Boracay is Island 1006 hectares and shaped like a dog bone. It is about 7 km long, and 1 km wide at it’s narrowest. White Beach and Bulabog beach are the primary and s e c o n d a r y tourism beaches, both located opposite of each other. Boracay is located 2km from Caticlan, the mainland gateway for sea and air access to Boracay. There are ports both in the south of Boracay, Cagban Port and Tambisaan port (only used in Habagat season) as well as in Caticlan (Jetty Port) to ferry passengers across the Tabon Strait. Boracay is separated into three districts; Yapak in the North, ManocManoc in the South and Balabag in the center. It is common to use the boat stations of White Beach for reference to a location. Boat Station 1 in the north, Boat Station 2 in the center, and Boat Station 3 in the south. Boracay has 12 beaches. White Beach is the most famous with most of Boracay’s establishments lined along the 4km long beach and footpath. Bulabog Beach, directly opposite, is the secondary water sports beach which is protected by a great reef. There is also the beautiful and undeveloped Puka Shell Beach in the north. The remaining other beaches are either deserted, remote, or have private resorts and villas. You can access nearly all beaches by a series of paved or gravel roads, or by sea.



Amihan - High Season (November to March) 25-32°C (77-90°F) Cool at night and warm day time, moderate rain, northeasterly to easterly winds Summer (April / May / June) 28-38°C (82-100°F) Hot and mostly dry, sometimes easterly to southeasterly trade winds. Habagat - Low Season (May/June to September/October) 25-32°C (77-90°F) Winds from the southwest, moderate to heavy rainfall, humid

Tourist Season

The Low Season is when the winds blow “westward” into White Beach. There is more rain than usual, but there are also fewer tourists, better prices on accommodations, and other lower prices on goods and services. The low season begins in June, and ends in October. During High Season, the winds come from the east side of the island, and White Beach is protected. The wind blows out to sea, leaving the beach pristinely clean and generally calm. It is winter in the northern hemisphere, and tourists come in numbers seeking sun, heat, beach and party. High Season starts in October and ends in May. The Peak Season is when tourism is at its height. This includes Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year, and Holy Week (Easter Week). Some resorts have a +10% to +25% premium on their rooms, and the island gets fully booked. Make sure you book as far in advance as possible.


Getting Here By Air: Caticlan is a small airport 20 minutes from Boracay. There are domestic flights from Manila, Cebu and Clark. A motorized trike will take you to the Jetty Port, less than five minutes away. This is definitely the preferred airport for ease and convenience. Due to the small size of the runway, smaller turboprop airplanes are used. Kalibo Airport is a larger airport 90 minutes from Boracay. There are some international flights and it can accommodate larger jet airplanes. An air-conditioned van service can take you from Kalibo Airport to Caticlan Jetty Port for 200 PhP or you can take an open air Jeepney for 65 Php.

Caticlan Airport

PLACE / DESTINATION Angeles (Clark Field) Baguio Banaue Bohol Cebu Davao La Union Makati Manila Pagsanjan Palawan Subic Bay Tagaytay

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Airlines that serve Caticlan and Kalibo from Manila/Cebu (in order of price for early booking through the website)

By Land: The Strong Nautical Highway is a both an overland route and a series of Roll-on/Roll-off ferries. The trip is 12-16 hours with stopovers and dependant on sea conditions. It’s locally known as the RORO Boracay route. (A/C bus 1500 PhP) LAND Manila  Batangas - 2-3 hours SEA Batangas  Calapan - 2-3 hours LAND Calapan  Roxas | 2-3 hours SEA Roxas  Caticlan - 3-4 hours

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1. Caticlan Airport to Caticlan Port – After getting out of the small airport, there will be a lineup of Motor Tricycles. The ride costs 50 PhP per trike for the five-minute trip to the port. 2. Caticlan Port to Boracay Port – The Jetty Port has Bangka pump boats that ferry between the Caticlan mainland and Boracay Island from Sunrise to Sunset. There are sometimes ferries after dark, but not reliably so. The Bangka trip is 25 PhP, however non-residents also pay a 75 PhP environmental fee, and a 75 PhP Terminal fee. You need to get these tickets outside the Jetty Port before you enter. The trip from the mainland to the island is about 15 minutes. If you have heavy luggage, there are porters to assist you at 20 PhP per item tip. Depending on the season, you will arrive at one of two Boracay Ports – Cagban Port in the High Season and Tambisaan Port in the Low Season. 3. Boracay Port to White Beach – The distance from either port to White Beach is about 10 minutes. There will be a long line of motortrikes to take you from the port to White Beach. This trip is 150 PhP per motortrike. 4. White Beach – The Motortrikes cannot go right down to the beach and will leave you on the Main Road next to a path that leads down to White Beach. The larger paths have pedal trikes that can take you down to your resort, or you can walk the five minutes. The Motortrike drivers should know the right place to drop you off.



Getting Around Most visitors to Boracay stay on or near White Beach so it is convenient to travel by foot. It’s about an hour walk from one end of the beach to the other. Motor vehicles are not allowed on the footpath and beach. There are motorbikes with sidecars on the main road running parallel to White Beach. The fare between boat stations is 10 PhP. You can also hire a trike driver to take you around the island for 150PhP/Hour. This is a good way to visit other beaches such as Puka Shell Beach, or the highest point on Boracay, Mt. Luho View Point. You can also rent bicycles from Patio Pacific and vendors on White Beach for around 200 PhP per hour. Wear a helmet and go slow. You can also hop around to the island’s remote beaches (Island Hopping) by Paraw, native canoe type sailboat. They are all over White Beach and should be around 1000 PhP per hour with crew. Popular trips are to Puka Shell Beach, up and down White Beach, sunset sails, and around the Island (weather permitting). There are also ATVs and off road buggies available for rent on the main road past station one.



The currency is the Philippine Peso (PhP). Bill denominations are: 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 pesos. If possible, bring your cash in 500 PhP denominations as you will find that getting change for 1000 peso bill can be difficult at times. ATMs dispense in 500 and 1,000 PhP bills. There are ATMs on White Beach, at D’Mall, and on the main road that will accept foreign debit/bank cards. During high and peak season the ATM’s tend to run out of cash and are not refilled till the next business day, so take out money early in the day and before the weekend. Foreign Currency is best exchanged at the banks or money changing stores. Only the larger restaurants and hotels accept credit cards including MasterCard, Visa and American Express. Personal checks are generally not accepted. Traveler’s checks get a lower exchange rate and should be changed at Allied Bank or the Boracay Tourist center. The Tourist Center will also give cash advances on credit cards (7%+ fee), and safe deposit boxes are available for rent.

Communication Boracay Island is serviced by two mobile providers, SMART and GLOBE. They have good reception through most of the island. Visitors can purchase a SIM card with phone number for 65 PhP and then purchase loads (user minutes) in amounts as low as 10 pesos. Text messages are definitely the main form of local communication at a cost of 1 peso per text. (The Philippines is the text message capital of the world). Talk time is more expensive between 6 to 8 pesos per minute. International text messages are quite affordable (most countries 20 PhP).


Landline calls are cheaper, and best for international calls. There are several International Phone booths along the White Beach footpath and in D’Mall. Some resorts also have international phone service, but generally at higher rates. Philippine country code is +63. Boracay’s area code is (036). My Boracay Guide’s phone number calling from overseas would be +63 36 288-9999. Boracay has several internet cafes along White Beach, at the Tourist Information Center, and in D’Mall. Half hour is 25-35 PhP, one hour is 50-70 PhP. Connections are not very fast, but sufficient to email home. There is a post office in the Tourist Information Center, as well as Balabag Plaza behind Station One. There is one LBC branch in station 3 on the main road for all your shipping needs. There are two local newspapers that cover many of the events and happenings on the island called the “Boracay Sun” and “Boracay Informer”. You can find this at many of the popular establishments on the island. There are three major FM Radio Stations, Yes FM 91.1, Easy Rock 93.5 and Radio Boracay 106.1.

Visa Extensions The Bureau of Immigration (BOI) can extend visitor visas as well as process other changes required in visa status. For visa extensions you will be required to make photocopies of your passport and fill out a visa application form. The cost varies depending on your visa and desired length of stay. You can expect to pay 3,030.00 PhP for 38-day extension. Please extend 1-2 weeks before visa expires to avoid penalty. There is a dress code so don’t wear board shorts or tank tops. They are located on the main road next to Nirvana Resort, open Mondays to Friday from 8am to 12 noon and 1pm to 5:30pm. There is also a branch in Kalibo near the airport next to Saylo Restaurant. For more information call 288-5267 (Boracay) 500-7601 (Kalibo).

Valid until November 15, 2012

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Puka Shell Beach see page 121

Mt. Luho Viewpoint see page 121

Boracay Wildlife Expo see page 121

Booty Sunset Cruise see page 125

Willy’s Rock

Crystal Cove see page 107

Camia II Wreck see page 109



long White Beach, Station 3, (Beside Swiss Inn Rest.)• A Tel No.: (036) 288 3604•Email: • Website:

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Location Address: Bulabog (Mt. Luho) Boracay, Malay, Aklan Map 5 Tel. No.: (036) 288-4792 | 0917-7230649 (Mobile) Page 24 Email:, B-3 Website:,


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Hotels & Resorts White Beach, Boat Station 1 White Beach, Boat Station 1 is the North section of White Beach that is home to some of the top luxury resorts on Boracay. Almost all the resorts are directly on the beach, and offer most in-house services that you would expect from high end resorts. The footpath ends, and you must walk directly down the beach to arrive at the central action of Station 2.

White Beach, Boat Station 2 Boat Station 2 is the restaurant, shopping, and entertainment heart of White Beach. Here you can find some of the high-end resorts, and many of the popular pubs and bars. D’Mall is also here, a collection of 100 small tourist shops and restaurants that stretch all the way to the main road.

White Beach, Boat Station 3 White Beach, Boat Station 3 was the last section of White Beach to be developed. Most of the remaining White Beach budget and native style bungalows are located here, although recently more upscale resorts and services have been developed to take advantage of this more relaxed atmosphere. It is the quietest part of White Beach.

Bulabog Beach Bulabog Beach is the 2.5km long water sports beach of Boracay, and is located on the east side of the island. It is home for much of the windsurfing and kite boarding and also has jet skis, parasailing and boating of all types during habagat season. It is a 5 minute walk to D’Mall, 10 minutes to White Beach. There are some resorts here as well. The beach is protected by an offshore coral reef. “Number One kite boarding beach in Asia.”

Off White Beach Off White Beach there are various other accommodations, including some of the top luxury resorts nestled away in private, if you are looking to stay away from the hustle and bustle of White Beach.



Address: Station 1, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan Location Tel. No.: (036) 288-3794 to 97 Fax No.: (036) 288-3016 Map 1 Email:, Page 17 F-4 Website:


Location Address: Station 2, White Beach Map 2 Tel. No.: (036) 288-6129, 288-3301 Email: Page 19 G-4 Website:




Location Address: Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines Map 2 Tel. No.: (036) 288-3020 | (Fax) (036) 288-3017 Page 19 Email: E-3 Website:



Location Address: Station 2, Balabag, Boracay Island, Philippines Map 2 Tel. No.: (036) 288-3233 | 288-3067 (Fax) Email: | Page 19 H-4 Website: Like/Add us on Facebook /



Address: Boracay Eco-village Resort Tourism Economic Zone, Location Map 7 Yapak, Boracay Island Tel. No.: (036) 288-5826 | 288-5825 | 288-4118 Page 15 Email: B-2 Website: /



Location Address: Station 3 Sitio Angol, Manoc-Manoc, Boracay Island Map 4 Tel. No.: (036) 288-5053 | 288-5055 | 288-5058 (Telefax) Page 22 Email: B-4 Website:


Address: Tulubhan, Manoc-Manoc, Boracay Island Tel. No.: (036) 288-5232 | 288 2000 Email: Website: facebook:


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Location Address: Station 2, Balabag, Boracay Island Map 2 Tel. No.: (036) 288-3140 Page 19 Email: G-2 Website:


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hy is Oro Beach Resort the best choice for you? Do W you require spacious rooms complete with a full range of amenities? Looking for spacious verandahs where you can breathe in the fresh sea air and be reborn into island life?

Oro Beach Resort‌ Paradise found.

Location Address: Station 3 Boracay Island Map 4 Tel. No.: (036) 288-3303 | 288-4627 (Fax) Page 22 Email: A-4 Website: us at Station 1 in our recently constructed Jyouoin amenity-rich resort. Our Beachfront Cabanas give the opportunity to enjoy white beach while sipping


on a tropical drink. Las Brisas offers all that you could hope for on your dream holiday.

Location Address: Station 1 Boracay Island Map 1 Tel. No.: (036) 288-3085 | 288-4268 (Fax) Page 16 Email: C-5 Website:

43 njoy pure comfort at an affordable price. Located right in the heart of Boracay’s fine dining and relaxation center, Boracay Peninsula is a beachfront favorite. Let us be your one stop shop of vacation comfort and convenience.


Location Address: Station 2 Boracay Island Map 3 Tel. No.: (036) 288-3145 | 260-2338 | 260-2298 (Fax) Page 20 Email: A-4 Website:


Location Address: Station 2 Boracay Island Map 3 Tel. No.: (036) 288-1777 Page 20 Website: A-4



Location Address: Station 3, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan Map 4 Tel. No.: (036) 288-3313 | 0917-242-0833 (Mobile) Page 22 Email: C-3 Website:



Location Address: Sitio Ambulong, Manoc-manoc, Boracay Island Map 4 Tel. No.: (036) 288-5234 Email: Page 22 Facebook: FAITH VILLAGE NEW LIFE CONFERENCE CENTER A-3



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is a sprawling Mediterranean inspired resort located right at the heart of Station 2. Walking through the breezy corridors or lounging on our airy common verandas is enough to make you feel the holiday ambience. We are affordable luxury offering positive memorable experiences here on the island.

Location Address: Station 2 Manggayad, Balabag, Boracay Island Map 3 Tel. No.: (036) 288 4085 to 86; 288 4380; 288 4379 (FAX) Page 20 Email: C-2 Website:



Address: Station 3, Manoc Manoc, Boracay Island Location Tel. No.: (036) 288 3677 (FAX) (036) 288-3577 Map 4 Mobile: 0920 9099124, 0922 8695553 Page 22 Email: A-4 Website:



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Shopping White Beach


After a delicious meal why not work off the calories with a bit of shopping. Take the time to walk white beach end to end to find some of the unique shops Boracay has to offer. As you leisurely stroll white beach you will be approached by men from the Muslim Vendors Association selling sunglasses, pearls, model sailboats, fake watches, belts and numerous other trinkets. There are a few stalls offering made to order bracelets customized with your name or whatever wording you decide upon. There will also be other people with laminated cue cards selling scuba diving, water sports, sailboat adventures and other activities. There are other services you will be offered as you enjoy your walk such as pedicures and manicures, beach side massages, henna tattoos, and hair braiding. Sometimes it can get frustrating hearing the same sales pitch over and over again, but just smile and shake your head‌ relax you are on vacation.


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D’Mall D’Mall is a one stop shopping experience for everyone’s needs and desires. Starting at Budget mart on the main road all the way through to white beach you will find designer clothes, pharmacies, souvenir shops, travel agents, optical and dental services, fantastic European Deli not to mention upscale and budget restaurants and a number of fine happy hour establishments. From Crafts supermarket/department store heading towards white beach you will find a wet market offering all kinds of fruits, vegetables, meats and seafoods. There are also cell phone repair vendors, souvenir shops and some budget friendly hotels and restaurants. Find everything you want and more at D’Mall, located in Balabag (station 2).

D’Talipapa This “small market place” is by no means small as suggested by its Tagalog name. With numerous alleyways you can maneuver around for an afternoon of shopping for all the souvenirs you can carry. There are vendors selling fresh veggies, fruits, meat and seafood for you to cook up yourself as well as many of the restaurants in the marketplace will cook to your pallets content. Remember to wear your bartering cap to get the best possible prices.


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Plazoleta is a nice central shopping area located on white beach in the middle of station 2. Juice bar and Lonely Planet coffee shop corner post the market and as you continue through you will find shops offering unique art, tattoos, leather goods, and Thai Food. There are also bathrooms located in the back past Siam Thai food restaurant. More shopping can be found along the main road near station 3 at E-Mall. Check out the latest fashions at Mango outlet, dine on Chinese cuisine at Yumsing, exchange foreign currency or pick up some meds at the pharmacy. If you continue on the dirt road towards the beach you will find Galleria De Boracy. Here you can enjoy tasty low cost meals at Zest. Further along towards the beach you will enter Talipapa Market filled with lots of souvenirs to take home.


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Boracay Restaurants If there is anything on Boracay that helps to complement the splendor of its beaches, it most definitely is the amazing selection of flavors available at it’s many savory restaurants. Over the years people from around the world have come to Boracay and fallen in love with the island lifestyle and then decided to open restaurants featuring cuisine from their home countries. This gives the Boracay menu a variety seen in few other places. Whether eating at a marketplace restaurant, devouring all you can eat at one of the many BBQ restaurants or relaxing inside one of the more upscale establishments, you will surely be in flavor heaven. Some flavors you can find here on the island are, Thai, Greek, Spanish, Mexican, Cuban, Moroccan, Norwegian, German, Japanese, Italian, Chinese, Canadian, Korean, French, British and of course Filipino. Bon appetite!



Location Address: Station 1 (Between Free Willy Dive Shop and Hawaiian BBQ) Map 2 Tel. No.: (036) 288-5340 | 0939-2034-436 (Cellphone) Page 18 Email: C-4



Location Address: D’Mall, Boracay Map 6 Tel. No.: (036) 288-5940 Page 27 Email: D-9 Website:




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10% discount on all food items, valid for Boracay Branch only



Location Address: Station 2, Balabag, Boracay Island, Philippines Map 2 Tel. No.: (036) 288-3233 | 288-3067 (Fax) Email: | Page 19 H-4 Website: Like/Add us on Facebook /



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Location Address: Station 3 Boracay Island Map 4 Tel. No.: (036) 288-3400 Page 22 Email: A-4 Website:



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Address: D’mall square, D’mall D’Boracay, Boracay Island Tel. No.: (036) 288-6781 to 288-6782 Email: Website:


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Location Address: Calle Remedios, Sitio Manggayad Map 3 Tel. No.: (036) 288-5786 Page 21 Email: E-3 Website:



Location Address: Station 1 Balabag, Boracay Island Map 2 Tel. No.: (036) 288-4477 Page 18 Email: D-4 Website:


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Location Address: Station 1, Jony’s Beach Resort Map 2 Tel No.: (036) 288 6325 Page 18 Website: B-4



Location Address: Station 2, G/F Kamayan Bldg. (beside Crafts) Balabag, Malay, Aklan. Map 6 Page 26 Tel No.: (036) 288 2283 Website: G-1


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Location Address: DMall, Main Road, Rooftop of Crafts Supermarket Map 6 Tel. No.: (036) 288-6857 Email: Page 26 Website: F-1



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D Mall, Station 2, Boracay (by the ferris wheel) (036) 288-4026 for delivery look for JECK with minimum of 500Php from station 1 to 3


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Bars, Pubs & Clubs


If you love the nightlife, Boracay is a smorgasbord of all things that go Boom in the night! Almost everywhere has a happy hour with most starting at 5 through 7, however there are some that start earlier and go later. With tropical drinks served direct to your room, beach cabana or even at sunken pool bars you can enjoy paradise with a buzz at any hour of day or night. Station 3 has some more down to earth reggae vibe style bars, try Red Pirates for excellent music, people and atmosphere. Every Friday there is a BBQ on the beach which is occasionally accompanied by live music. Station 2 has a vibrant live music scene starting with Regency’s full band on the beach, followed by Boracay Garden Resort which has a live show sing along style buffet restaurant. The Boracay Mandarin Island Hotel also has a full band you can enjoy while dining. Summer Place has different musical events along with DJ’s and, it’s usually one of the last parties going on every night. Epic is also a great choice for dinning or dancing the night away. D’Hobbit House has nightly performers. Bom Bom and Pat’s Creek offer a very relaxed reggae environment with nightly performers. Mint also has live music directly on the beach. Bamboo Lounge has regular fire dancers who will light your cigarette while twirling fire in your face, if you are brave enough. Nigi Nigi Nu Noos is a great place to enjoy ice cold San Miguel draft or tropical cocktails in a native style bar and restaurant. Don’t miss out on all you can beer and ribs every Friday evening!



Station 1 has occasional live music at Ariel’s House and some of the larger resorts also have live music such as Fridays Boracay. Cocomangas offers full moon parties, dancing and a special selection of 15 shooters that upon completion…. If you are still standing, will receive a plaque on the wall and a T-shirt. Club Paraw offers great food, dancing and lounging on White Beach and is open late. Check out the brand new Azul Bar on the main road by Crown Regency for great prices, excellent service, air conditioning and nightly events like their Pole Dancing competition. If you’re looking for an action packed dance style of night life try Juice Bar in Plazoleta. You can find the expats congregate at Crafty’s Rooftop Bar above Crafts Supermarket, Rumbas in D’mall, Station 3 Sports Bar and Nigi Nigi Nu Noos in station 2. Exit Bar, located between Bom Bom and Red Coconut has a great mix of locals, divers, kiteboarders and all around interesting people. If you are a sports enthusiast check out Station 3 Sports bar for sporting events on TV, billiards tables, darts and low priced beers and Tapas. A new wine bar called Cork has recently opened in Boracay Regency Lagoon offering a large selection of wines, imported Beers and Cheese Tapas. Best time to party? Every night! However a few times of year stand out as the best since a lot of money is put into brand promotion so you can expect party grandeur. Come for Halloween, Christmas/ New Year week and Holy week (Easter) if you want to see some of the best parties in the world.


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Address: Station 1 0609 Main Road, Boracay Island 5608 Tel. No.: (036) 288-6384 Website: Cocomangas Pizza Hotline: 288-4455 Free Delivery



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Happy Hour from 12noon - 10pm on standard cocktails and local beers.

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Spa and Massage There are many ways to treat yourself to a relaxing spa or massage on Boracay. For the budget traveler, there are many independent women that will walk down the beach and offer massages right on the sand. (300 PhP). There are also numerous massage stations on the footpath (350 PhP). There are some hotels that have massage houses on the beach that also offer quality massages. Some hotels offer in-house massage services on the beach or in your room. If you are looking for a spa, try Yasuragi in station 3 for massage, wet and dry saunas and a Jacuzzi. Also try newly opened Bella Isa for beautification treatments and excellent massages. Try Palassa for a whole range of excellent spa and massage services. For more upscale treatments, try Tirta Spa or Trinity Spa.

Location Address: Station 3, Beach Front, Boracay Island Map 4 Tel. No.: (036) 288-1381 (reservations) Email: Page 22 Website: D-5




Use your smart phone or tablet’s QR scanner to download My Boracay Guide Book.

Location Address: Station 3 White Beach (accessible by Angol Point Road) Map 4 Tel. No.: (036) 288-5320 Email: Page 22 D-5 Website:




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Location Address: Brgy. Bantud Manoc Manoc, Boracay Map 7 Tel. No.: (036) 288-2404 (reservations) Mobile: 0921 554 5551 Page 15 E-mail: D-6




Diving is extremely popular around Boracay. The waters surrounding Boracay have excellent sites for beginners and experienced divers alike. The waters are packed with vibrant fish and reefs, wreck sites, caves and canyons. There are 30+ great dive sites within 30 minutes of Boracay. Diving is year round, although the best diving is considered to be January to June. PADI Discovery Dives (no license required) is around Php3,000 and PADI open water certification courses at around Php20,000. Other courses available are advanced open water, advanced plus, Yapak IV Bat Cave rescue through dive master. Some dives offered in Boracay are drift Yapak III Yapak II 5 dives, night dives, cave dives, Yapak I deep dives, and wreck dives... just Punta Bunga to name a few! Ilig-Iligan My Boracay Guide would like Baling-Hai I to thank Dustin and Blue Baling-Hai II Mango Diving for the following information. The Blue Mango Friday’s Rock establishment is a dive 4 Friday Reef center, boutique hotel, and Virgin Drop Tulubhan Red Coco restaurant. Reef 2 Ship Wreck (Camia II)

Coral Garden

Crystal Cove Island

Tambisaan Reef


1 Angol Point

Channel Steps Nasog Point Dog Reef I Dof Reef II Buruanga Black Rock

Crocodile Reef

Address: Tabon Point, Caticlan, Malay, Aklan Location mobile: 0918.911.81.34 Map 7 Email: Page 15 Website: F-7




Location Address: D’Mall Boracay Island (Entrance from Crafts 100 meters) Map 6 Telefax.: (036) 288-4429 Page 27 Email: G-8 Website:


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Location Address: Station 3 Boracay Island Map 4 Tel. No.: (036) 288-5486 | 288-5469 | (63) 9189193830 (Mobile) Page 22 Email: B-4 Website:


Friendly & professional dive shop located right on Boracay’s famous White Beach. We offer the full range of PADI programs from 2 hour DSD experiences all the way to Assistant Instructor. Courses start any time. Multiple daily boat trips to the great variety of dive sites on Boracay in small groups guided by knowledgeable dive pros! The instructor staff of DiveGurus are all enthusiastic divers who are also specialists in different aspects of diving.


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Station 1, Boracay Island Feel Free to Call Us! Location Address: Tel. No.: (036) 288-6102 Habagat (036) 2885787 | 09105711274 Map 2 Email:, Page 18 Website: D-4 Youtube: Habagat Kitevillage Boracay Phillippines

Things to Do


Skimboarding Skimboarding has come to Boracay in a big way. Skimboarding is a clean and cheap sport, and has become popular along White Beach. It’s fun and easy to learn, but takes time and practice to master. It makes for a fun afternoon, and is great exercise. You can rent skimboards for 200 PhP per hour, and they will show you how to use them. There are skimboard shops all down White Beach.

ATV/Off-road buggies These can be rented on an hourly basis to cruise around the northern part of the island. They are available at several shops north of station 1. Stop at Check out Boracay Wildlife Expo and see a giant saltwater crocodile, arachnids, monkeys and a plethora of local tropical birds. Located across from Fairways and Bluewater and Mt. Luho viewpoint to take some spectacular scenic shots of the island.

Kiteboarding Kiteboarding is one of the most popular watersports on Boracay, with a growing community devoted to this extreme sport. During the November to March season, Bulabog Beach is transformed into Asia’s best kiteboarding beach, due to the unique wave breaking reefs and ideal wind situations. There are numerous competitions and events here as well. The kiteboarding scene that has sprung from these conditions is rapidly increasing in popularity, and people are coming here from all over the world. Introductory courses start at around Php2,900. Equipment rentals are available at all of the many kite shops along Bulabog beach.


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Location Address: (Across from Fairways, past Diniwid) Map 7 Balabag, Boracay Island Tel. No.: (036) 288-4273 Page 15 B-3 Email:

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EMERGENCY NUMBERS Bureau of Immigration 036 288 5267 Department of Tourism 036 506 0094 Fire Department 198 (24-hour Hotline) Hospital 036 288 3041 Lifeguard Command Center 036 288 3689| 60 PCGA Rescue 036 506 3486 Philippine Coast Guard 036 506 6150 Police 036 288 3036 | 288 6940 | 288 4392 AIRLINES Airline Name

Cebu Pacific Boracay Traveller’s Philippine Airlines Seair ZestAir BANKS Bank Name

Allied Bank of the Philippines Bank of the Philippine Islands Metrobank

Phone No.

036 288 7542 036 288 1982 036 288 5995 036 288 6828 036 288 3465 Phone No.

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DRUGSTORES Drugstore Name

Phone No.

7 Stars Byssche Pharmacy Farmacia Gomez Boracay Lying In and Diagnostic Center Clinica De Boracay Island Clinic

036 288 4448 036 288 3263 036 288 5390

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Boracay and

036 288 4280


Diagnostic Center FOUNDATIONS Foundation Name

Boracay Chamber of Commerce Boracay Foundation Inc. Kiwanis Rotary Club of Boracay

Phone No.

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Bar/Restaurant Name

Phone No.

Boracay Cork Cowboy Cocina Crabhouse Crafty’s Rooftop Crazy Crepes CYMA Greek Taverna Dos Mestizos Deja Vu Epic Boracay Fish Bar Friday’s Gasthof Gerry’s Grill Golden Phoenix Gran Prix Boracay Hideaway Guilly’s Hama Japanese Hawaiian Bar-b-que Hobbit House Jammers Juice Jony’s & Mayas Kasbah Kaseke Korean, Chinese, Japanese Restaurant La Isla Bonita La Reserve Beach

036 288 5222

BARS & RESTAURANTS Alchemy Aria Aria Gelato

Bar/Restaurant Name

Azul Bamboo Lounge Bay Leaf Cafe Bei Kurt und Magz Bite Club Blue Mango Bom Bom Boracay Breeze Boracay De Paris Boracay Garden Resort Boracay Holiday Boracay Water World Café del Sol Casa Pilar Charlh’s Bar Club Paraw Cocoloco Cocomangas Shooter Cohiba Cook Cooking School

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0917 3041570 Map2-E4 036 288 5573 Map6-D12 036 288 3142 Map6-D12

Hotel Inc. Le Soliel Lemoni Café Levantin Loco Frio Manana Mexican

Phone No.

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Mango Ray (Swiss) MO2 Nigi Nigi ‘Too’ Ole One MGM Orchids Resort Pat’s Creek Bar Real Coffee Red Coconut Real Maris Red Pirates Regency Food Plaza Rumbas Sa’neh Thai Samba Sand Bar Seoul Mini Restaurant Shakey’s Siam Chili Food Smoke Station 3 Sports Bar Steakhouse Boracay Sulu Plaza Summer Place Surfside Tanawin The Sitio Boracay The District - Caruso Tito’s Bar & Grill True Food Indian Cuisine Tilapia n Chips Valhalla Waling Waling Willy’s Windpia Bay Leaf Cafe Zuzuni 7 Stone Queens Resort

Phone No.

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Alpha Fitness Center (Gym) Boracay Holiday Fitness Center (Gym) Fairways & Bluewater (Golf)

Phone No.

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Funboard Center Boracay

036 288-3876 Map5-B4

GoKart Race/Zorb

036 288 5445 Map1-B1

Habagat Kiteboarding Hangin Kiteboarding Isla Kiteboarding

036 288 5787 Map5-F4 09163279605 Map5-H4 036 288 5352 Map5-D4

Patio Pacific (Wall Climbing)

036 288 3888 Map2-D2

Happy Dream Land

036 288 2112 Map1-B1

Pub Crawl

0917 950 6760

Red Coral (Best One) (ATV)

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Reef Riders

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Tornado Jet Boat

036 288 5665 Map2-A4

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SPAS & MASSAGES Spa & Massages Name

Bella Isa Spa Lava Stone Spa Mandala Spa & Villas Palassa Spa Parshant Spa Poseidon Spa Tirta Spa Trinity Spa Yasuragi Relaxation Spa Ispa

Phone No.

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WATER REFILLING STATION Water Refilling Station Name

Phone No.

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Boracay Day Spring 036 288 6362 Map2-D2 Napa Spring 036 288 4978 Map3-F1 WINE & Liquors Wine & Liqour Name

Aloja Delicatessen Heideland Deli Ralph's Wine & Spirits Ram's House of Wine

Titania Wine Cellar

Phone No.

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036 288 3214 Map3-B2 036 288 5939 Map6-D7 036 288 6394 Map6-E9 036 288 4975 Map6-F7 036 288 5553 Map6-C10



Location Address: Camandag, Looc, Tablas, Romblon Tablas Mobile: +63 929 4410 431 Email: Island, Romblon Website:


DIVING Diving Center’s Name

Asia Divers Blue Mango Calypso Diving Dive Gurus Fisheye Divers WhiteBeach Diver

Phone No.

036 288 4429 036 288 5170 036 288 3206 036 288 5486 036 288 6090 036 288 3809

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Dining in tonight or picnic lunch? ERY


Tel No.: 288-5947

Mozzarella stuffed burger patties and wedge fries

HOSPITALS Hospital Name

Barangay Balabag Health Center Boracay Island Emergency Hospital

Phone No.

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036 288 5624


036 288 3041


Tel No.: 288-5340

Fresh baked treats, sandwiches, breakfast

INTERNET SHOPS Internet Shop Name

ACE Wireless Station 168 Tourist Center

Phone No.

036 288 3138 036 288 5751 036 288 3704

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Phone No.

By the Sea Resort


Crystal Cove Island Glass Botom Boat Hinugtan Beach Resort Buruanga Boracay Yachting Red Pirates

9189118134 036 288-4599

Tel No.: 288-5978

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Sushi, sashimi, tempura, yakitori, ramen

Tel No.: 288-6223

Pizza, pasta, bruschetta, salads and seafood

Tel No.: 288-4455

Pizza, chicken wings, spring rolls

Map7-F7 S1-S2-S3

036 288-3142 0928 5000090 036 288 5767

Tel No.: 288-5786

Fresh baked breads and deli sandwiches

Tel No.: 288-5979

Burgers, steaks, salads and pastas

Map4-D5 Map4-D5

Tel No.: 288-5573

Shakes, breakfast, cakes and pastries

Tel No.: 288-5928

Korean BBQ, Bulgogi, Guksu, kimchi

Investment /REAL ESTATE Real Estate

Aqua BBC Real Estate Cohiba Villa Karuna Boracay SPR Real Estate

Phone No.

036 288 1536 036 288 3604 036 288 4792 0922 8273888 036 288 5798

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Tel No.: 288-4283

Gyros, calamari, humus, moussaka, souvlaki

Tel No.: 288-2369 Modern Filipino cuisine


Rebadulla Veterinary Clinic

Phone No.

036 288 5630

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Tel No.: 288-4026

Fish and chips, seafood, salads, pastas

Tel No.: 288-3161

Angus steak, fresh seafood, pasta

Tel No.: 288-1458 to 59

Crispy Pata, Inihaw Na Pusit, Pork Sisig, BBQ


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Kris Aquino and Jon Lapus’ choice for Boracay activities!

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Pick up the phone and book your activity with our expert. Be escorted by our friendly coordinator to your activity and enjoy.

Prices are subject to change without prior notice.


(036) 288-9999 0908-941-6954 | 0917-394-8083 www. Prices are subject to change without prior notice.


Kris Aquino and Jon Lapus’ choice for Boracay activities!

Build your own activity packages! Choose 3 activities and get


Pick up the phone and book your activity with our expert. Be escorted by our friendly coordinator to your activity and enjoy.

Prices are subject to change without prior notice.


(036) 288-9999 0908-941-6954 | 0917-394-8083 www. Prices are subject to change without prior notice.


Kris Aquino and Jon Lapus’ choice for Boracay activities!

Build your own activity packages! Choose 3 activities and get


Pick up the phone and book your activity with our expert. Be escorted by our friendly coordinator to your activity and enjoy.

Prices are subject to change without prior notice.


(036) 288-9999 0908-941-6954 | 0917-394-8083 www. Prices are subject to change without prior notice.


Kris Aquino and Jon Lapus’ choice for Boracay activities!

Build your own activity packages! Choose 3 activities and get


Pick up the phone and book your activity with our expert. Be escorted by our friendly coordinator to your activity and enjoy.

Prices are subject to change without prior notice.


(036) 288-9999 0908-941-6954 | 0917-394-8083 www. Prices are subject to change without prior notice.



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