They call it White beach for a reason - several kilometers of brilliant white sand to contrast with the swaying palms behind and the turquoise ocean in front.
Now, many people will say that Boracay has been somewhat spoiled by too much tourism. Whilst there is no arguing that it is probably the most popular tourist destination in the Philippines, I think White beach still has plenty of charm. One thing that helps is that the beach is divided into three zones, or stations as they are referred to.
Station 1 is the least built up and busy with Station 2 being one of the islands main hubs of activity with cafes, bars, watersports hire and everything else you can imagine. The good news is you can easily walk from one to the other; so you could buy a bottle of beer at Station 2 and wander along to Station 1 to find a quiet spot to sit down and enjoy it!
The sea off the beach is great for snorkelling with plenty of corals and fish to see. It is also a popular spot for kite-surfing / wind-surfing. One of the less energetic, but equally rewarding, activities on offer though is completely free - watching the stunning sunsets.
- Diving & snorkelling
- Kite surfing
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White Beach Reviews
I’ve been to Boracay last month and the sand is very fine! I would also do anything to go back asap and witness the most beautiful sunset I’ve ever seen.