Take a mixture of American dollars in traveler's cheques and
cash. Change some
money at Manila International Airport where the rate is better
than on Boracay. Credit
cards are accepted in some locations on Boracay. Safety deposit
boxes for valuables
are available at the Tourist Centre on Boracay.
Sunglasses, a hat, a flashlight and a good pair of beach sandals.
Boracay has recently become famous as one of the country's prime
venues. It is now considered one of Asia's Best Boardsailing
Destinations. An annual
international event, the (San Miguel Super Dry) Boracay International
is held every January or February of the year to promote this
sports in the island.
Inquiries may be made at Green Yard Beach Resort.
The underwater world of Boracay is particularly interesting because
of its rich marine
life which is highly visible against the pure, white sand. Coral
reefs still continue to
thrive around the island. Diving and snorkeling gear (including
diving trips for the
seasoned diver and lessons for the neophytes) are available at
many diving centers
or establishments in the island. Among the notable ones are Calypso
Diving and the
Red Coral Diving School.
A trip to Boracay is made more exhilarating and relaxing by drifting
around the island
aboard a banca (outrigger) kayaking, paddleboating, yachting
or speed boating. The
proper equipment are available for rent at a number of resorts
at reasonable rates.
This sport has also gain popularity in the island. Guided mountain
biking trips which
cover Boracay's environs or nearby islands are available to the
neophyte as well as
the seasoned biker. Mountain bikes are available for rent at
most sports centers in
Beach Volleyball and Other
Boracay is a haven not just for aquasports enthusiasts but for
inland sports buffs as
well. Among the sports, which Boracay has become famous for internationally,
beach volleyball and soccer. Annual tournaments are held to promote
these sports in
Some guests prefer to bask in the sun, lie under the cool shade
of coconut trees, and
watch the colorful beach activities or read their favorite book.
Whether you stay out
in the sun or keep your cool in the shade, don't ever forget
to slather on sunscreen to
avoid any skin damage. Remember, sand and water can also reflect
INSO DISCO, Lorenzo Main
Shed your excess energy and calories in the island's disco. The
INSO DISCO offers the state of the art lighting equipment and
sound technology. Conveniently located from all points of the
island, opens nightly from 8:00 p.m. until 2:00 am. It has also
a bar that accepts reservations for private parties. Boracay
Watching the sunset right on
White Beach is one of the highlights of a Boracay trip.
The breathtaking display of colors in the sky is spectacular
and unique as it blends
with Boracay's horizon.
The gourmet may be suprised at the treat that awaits in Boracay.
restaurants, mostly located right at the beachfront, serves sumptuous
cuisine - American, Singaporean, Chinese, Japanese, Mexican,
French, Spanish, Thai
and Filipino. Seafood dripping fresh straight from the sea; fresh
juices-heavenly to taste! wine and liquor choice is wide as well.
Bars also abound in the island, and are one of the favorite tourist