Boracay Journals

Paradise

A travel journal to Boracay by erwin

Quote: Boracay is a tiny island in central Philippines and has been regularly included in listings of the "Best Beaches in the World." But because of the Philippines' location , fewer tourists dare to visit Boracay where the beach is far finer and whiter than any other beach in Asia.

Paradise

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Overview

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The best thing to do when in Boracay is just to laze around the fine, white sand that no other beach in Asia probably can compare with. Even during noontime the sand doesn't get too hot because it is sugar fine, thus it does not store heat. The water's clear as crystal and it is very shallow. Boracay's most famous beach is the 'White Beach' on the west side of the island, with 4 kilometers of blindingly white sand. There are other beaches on the other side of the island; they are not that spectacular but they are excellent for surfing. Lately, a lot of tour operators have setup diving, snorkeling and island-hopping tours. Just 700 meters form the shore is a good snorkeling ar...Read More

Silverleaf's Hill Country Resort

Hotel | "Le Soleil de Boracay"

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If you want the waves to sing you a lullaby, then this is the place where you should stay. This 22-room hotel is enchantingly located at the beachfront right in the middle of the four-kilometer stretch of white sand and invitingly cool crystal-clear waters of Boracay.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on August 4, 2000

Silverleaf's Hill Country Resort
17545 Fm 306
Canyon Lake, Texas 78133
(830) 935-4355

Grand Destination Vacation Club

Hotel | "Casa Pilar Resort"

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The rates in Casa Pilar suggest that you should not expect more than the basics. The resort consists of huts made from wood and nipa. We stayed in a non-aircon hut. It has a balcony, a shower room and the bedroom, dining and living rooms all in one. There are no screens so we used mosquito nets at night. One can opt for air-conditioned rooms at higher rates. The resort is located almost at the north side of the island but it is very near the beach front. (The whitest and finest sand stretch can be found near Friday's Resort area which is not far from Casa Pilar though). There is only one restaurant in the resort and it is quite cheap and recommended. It serves Filipino and...Read More

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on August 8, 2000

Grand Destination Vacation Club
897 Mesquite Blvd.
Mesquite, Nevada
(702) 346-4001