Being a tiny island with powder-soft white sand coasts, crystal-blue waters, and marvelous swimming conditions, Boracay is a popular destination for beach and diving lovers.
The most popular beaches in Boracay are White Beach
, Puka Shell Beach
, Bulabog Beach
, Balinghai Beach
, Ilig Iligan Beach
, Diniwid Beach
, and Lapuz Lapuz Beach
. With so many beaches, scuba diving
are the most prominent activities in Boracay, with more than 15 dive sites
around the island. You will be amazed by flashy corals, underwater holes, and remarkable groups of tropical fish! And, of course, the White Beach could not but be also the most popular location for diving in Boracay with several PADI diving centres. WaterColors Boracay Dive Resort
is well known as one of the best places on the island to take classes, earn a PADI certificate, and learn how to dive like a pro.
However, if you are not in Boracay for diving, there are plenty of water-sports to indulge in case you get bored, including Parasailing
, and even uncommon activities including Zorb
and Standup Paddling
Another strange yet interesting activity that you may want to try in Boracay, is learning to swim like a mermaid! The Philippine Mermaid Swimming Academy
started in Boracay and nowadays is global, offering swimming lessons where students get to wear mermaid tails.
Last but not least, you should not miss to take a boat tour
that will guide you around the island’s coastlines allowing you to admire the tropical beauty of Boracay from the sea. The view is truly unique!