Boracay Travel Guide – Accommodations, Foods, Restaurants

Here’s a basic Boracay travel guide including the top accommodations and foods to try.

BORACAY TRAVEL GUIDE – Here are some accommodations and restaurants in Bora that you must try including the best foods and snacks to eat.

White Beach is essentially Boracay Island. This small island is in the Visayas region, the central part of the Philippines archipelago. Bora boasts and is well-known for its powdery, white sand, and postcard-perfect views making this island among the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Positioned and clustered along its stretch are several establishments restaurants, bars, and hotels. Since going to a beach is a perfect idea to beat the summer’s heat, the best time to go here is during the sunny season which is from March to May.

How To Get There

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  • By air: The Boracay Caticlan Airport is the best entryway. There are flights from Manila, Clark, Cebu, and Davao, and from the airport, you can take the shuttle or ride a motorcycle to reach the Caticlan Jetty Port.
  • By sea: From Manila and Southern Luzon, it will take 9 to 10 hours to reach the Bora from Batangas Pier. There are also buses that offer the Manila-Caticlan route through a Roll-On/Roll-Off (RORO) vessel.


There are a lot of places to stay in Boracay ranging from the cheapest to mid-range prices to the top hotels.

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Some of the best hotels in Boracay are:

  • Shangri-La Boracay Resort & Spa
  • The Lind Boracay
  • Astoria Current Hotel
  • Estacio Uno Lifestyle Resort
  • Microtel Inn and Suites By Wyndham Boracay Island
  • Patio Pacific Resort
  • Pinnacle Resort and Villas
  • The District
  • Hue Hotels and Resorts
  • The Tides Hotel

Meanwhile, some of the cheapest hotels in Boracay are:

  • Turtle Inn Resort
  • La Carmela de Boracay Resort Hotel
  • Fat Jimmy’s Resort
  • Tonglen Eco Resort
  • Kamusta Boutique Hotel
  • Lime Hotel Boracay
  • The Club Ten Beach Resort
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As for the foods, local and international dishes are served for the tourists but of course, what you should not miss is the fresh seafood. If you like exploring but on a tight budget, there are also Budget-Friendly Restaurants & Food Spots in Boracay that despite having cheaper prices, the taste is not compromised.

If you are looking for something to satisfy your sugar cravings, here are some places in Boracay that sell desserts and other snacks:

  • Jonah’s for some sweet and fresh shakes
  • Halo Mango for some icy and frozen mango-flavored items
  • Mr. D La Bottela for some quiet time and coffee
  • Lemoni Cafe and Restaurant sells a wide variety of sweets and other baked goods
  • Real Coffee & Tea Cafe where the Calamansi Muffins are a must-try

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