White beaches Boracay is an extremely fitting name to the many beaches around the tantalisingly beautiful island of Boracay. The white sand is blindingly present on all the beaches, as your feet squeak with each step as you walk across the fine powdery white sand, enjoy the sand caressing between your toes. This is the ultimate place to go barefoot and enjoy the casual laid back life style.
The turquoise waters surrounding the white beaches Boracay are crystal clear and are as inviting as a lovers embrace. The moment you dangle your feet into the crystal clear waters of Boracay beaches you know you are somewhere special. The water is gloriously warm and transforming, driving the stresses from your pent up city existence.
Where is Boracay Island
Boracay is an island in the Western Visayas Region or Region 6. It is the most western island in the Western Visayas and can be found in the province of Aklan. It has borders to the north with the island province of Romblon and Mindoro to the North West. Boracay island itself lies off the north west tip of the island of Panay.
The island is shaped like a large dogs bone and is only seven kilometres long and one kilometre wide at it’s most narrow point. The ends of Boracay Island have rolling hills that meet cliffs that have been battered by the ocean for years on end, between these cliffs are quiet secluded beaches.
The white beaches Boracay has, are spread all around the island. They can be divided into two basic areas, the beaches on the eastern shore or windward side of Boracay and the western side which is the leeward side of the island. The western side beaches are sheltered from the wind and are ideal for lazing around. This side of white beaches Boracay is the most popular area and where the majority of accommodation, restaurants and activities can be found. The prominent beach on the western side is the four kilometre long White Beach
White Beach is the most photographed beach on Boracay and it is know wonder, it is captivating and once you have seen White Beach, it will be etched into your mind forever.
The four kilometers of beach are dotted with resorts, restaurants, shops and bars. This is the beach where you can completely relax, sun bake and read a book or enjoy the numerous high quality restaurants and beach bars that are on offer.
Do not forget the most romantic highlight of your stay at White Beach Boracay, the sunsets. They will captivate you and insist that you watch them every night. This is a sight I have never got bored of and I know you will not either.
Most of the activities are conducted from White Beach, everything from scuba diving, fishing trips to the on beach entertainment of beach volleyball. It is all here not to be missed.
Puka Beachis the second largest beach on Boracay Island and is also known as Yapak Beach or Puka Shell Beach. The beach is called Puka Beach due to the white Puka Shells that were found and collected here and used as jewelry in the 70’s and 80’s
Bunyagan Beach is located to the north of White Beach, near the village of Punta Bunga. This beach is nice and out of the way, ideal for a romantic picnic where you can isolate yourself amongst the numerous coconut palms.
Bulabog Beach is on the eastern coastline of Boracay and is renowned for its constant winds which attract windsurfers from around the globe. They converge here every year to participate in the Boracay International Funboard Cup.
Cagban Beach, which means cave or chest, is a delightfully quiet beach nestled on the southern end of Boracay Island. It is said that there is secret caches of treasure hidden in the sand and caves surrounding the beach.
Manoc Manoc Beach is the beach on the southern end of Boracay Island and is the beach of the village of the same name. You can get an uninterrupted view to Panay from here, some good photo opportunities.
There are numerous other Beaches on Boracay Island just waiting for you to explore and lay footprints on.
What Do You Think About Boracay?
Did you have a great time or were you disappointed? What did you like, what could you have done without? Would you visit again?