“Beach Capital of the Philippines”
Boracay is a small island in the Philippines located approximately 315 km (196 mi) south of Manila and 2 km off the northwest tip of Panay Island in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines. Boracay Island and its beaches have received awards from numerous travel publications and agencies.The island comprises the barangays of Manoc-Manoc, Balabag, and Yapak in the municipality of Malay, in Aklan Province. The island is administered by thePhilippine Tourism Authority and the provincial government of Aklan. Apart from its white sand beaches, Boracay is also famous for being one of the world’s top destinations for relaxation. It is also emerging among the top destinations for tranquility and nightlife.
Boracay was named ‘Best Beach island’ in 2012 by Travel + Leisure magazine. Work on your tan on the island’s seven-kilometer powdery white sand. Or go kiteboarding or windsurfing on Bulabog Beach-listed as a top destination in the international circuit.
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