Top 5 things to do in Boracay

It’s more fun in this tropical paradise especially if you are from a landlocked country

  •   2017-06-02  |  nepaltraveller.com

If you’re looking to enjoy sand and the sea there is no place like Boracay

There is something serene about the sea. For Nepalis living in a land lock country, the calming blue water is always an exciting experience. For enjoying the surf, sand and sea there is no place like the Philippines. It is truly More Fun in The Philippines, especially if you are planning a beach holiday at the famous island of Boracay.


The fame of Boracay as one of the top islands in Asia remains uncontested as it has won various awards and accolades over the years. You are sure to get lost in its dreamy and world-renowned white sand beaches.

If you want to enjoy the island it is better you go there during the off season which is somewhere between June and October. This way you can avoid the peak season that normally starts after October. Another upside is you’ll also find great deals on accommodations and air fare. But the peak season has its own charm as that’s when the island is truly a party paradise and you also get to meet a lot of new people.

Here are the top 5 things you should in Boracay:

1. Splash at the numerous beaches

Boracay is famous for its White Beach where you can find most of the tourists hanging out. It holds that iconic splendour that you’ve seen in photos but the island has a lot of beaches to offer. Boracay has 13 picturesque beaches and they are not too far away from one another because Boracay is a small island only 7 km long.

Tambisaan beach is another perfect beach to go snorkeling and enjoy the coral gardens and reefs.


 

2. Enjoy the Fire Dances

Apart from its white sandy beaches and blue waters, Boracay is best known for its vibrant nightlife. As the day comes to an end the beachfront becomes a paradise for partygoers. The one thing that Nepalis will enjoy is the night fire dancing shows at the beach. A lot of professional fire dancers can be found around Boracay every night doing ticks like fire juggling, fire breathing, fire eating, fire hoop, and other fire show tricks and stunts. They either perform solo or in groups. You can find them along the restaurants in Boracay beachfront where they do regular fire dancing shows.

 

3. Indulge in water sports

You can’t leave Boracay without having a go at the many water activities and sports the place has to offer. You are bound to enjoy your stay at Boracay and take back good memories when you try the exciting water sports and activities awaiting you on the shore. You can choose from parasailing, jet skiing, fly fish, scuba diving and many more activities. You should try them because it is key is for you to have a great time in this tropical paradise.


 

4. Try the local food

When you’ve come all the way to the island of Boracay, you just can’t leave without trying the local sea food. It is recommended to taste the local BBQ sticks, pork fat crackers (chicharon), balut (famous fertilised egg, for the daring tourist), and of course the Chorizo Burger. Apart from the local street food, if you visit any of the restaurants there you will also find lobsters, oysters and prawns irresistible. You can also try the fruits here. Coconut water is a huge crowd puller, but the juicy mangos are also something you won’t be able to resist. There are many fruit bars around in this tropical paradise where you can recharge yourself with fresh juice.  

 

5. Take in the sunset

One of the best things about Boracay is its spectacular sunset and sunrise. The moment the sun touches the sea the view will stay with you for years to come. It is a perfect opportunity to relax at the beach with a cold beer and just enjoy how the skies change with stunning colours. Anyone who has been to this island will tell you about Boracay’s sunsets will take your breath away. It’s the time of the day when the sky literally looks like it is on fire with different colours spanning across the sky. 


Useful contacts:

Silk Air:

Silk Air takes you to Boracay via connecting flights from Singapore.

Phone No.: +977-1 422 0759

Address: 399 Kamaladi Street, 1st Floor
PO Box 482 Kathmandu, Nepal

For more information: http://www.silkair.com/en_UK/np/home
http://www.silkair.com/en_UK/np/destinations/flights-to-Kalibo-Boracay/

 

BB Holidays travel services :

Phone No.: +977 1 4004755 or +977-9802062749
Address: TBi Plaza, Gairidhara, Kathmandu, Nepal

Email: info@bbholidays.com.np

http://www.bbholidays.com.np/holidays/PHILIPPINES

Shashwat Pant is a content writer at Nepal Traveller. He is writer by day and a dreamer by night. He loves to spend time discussing about sports and Geo politics.

Photos: Sunil Maharjan