Boracay Island is a small isle in the Philippines situated 315 km (196 miles) south of Manila and 2 km (1.2 miles) off the northwest tip of the island of Panay Island, Western Visayas region, Philippines. Boracay Island and its beautiful beaches have received numerous awards from travel publications and agencies. In 2012 Boracay was awarded as the best island in the world from the travel magazine Travel + Leisure. The resort island was at the top of 2014 Best Islands in the World list by the international magazine Conde Nast Traveler. In 2016, it headed the list of the magazine's Top 10 destinations to watch.
Boracay Island comprises the barangays (wards) of Balabag, Manoc-Manoc, and Yapak in Malay municipality, Aklan Province. Boracay is administered by Philippine Tourism Authority and Aklan's provincial government. In 2010 Boracay Island had a population 28,370 people on a total area of 10.32 km2 (3.98 ml2)
Boracay is famous for its white sand beaches, as well as for being one of the top destinations for relaxation in the world. It is also emerging among world's top destinations for nightlife. Partly due to its weather and wind patterns, tourism in Boracay Island is at its peak during amihan season (from September/October through May/June). During amihan season, the predominant wind blows from the east. White Beach, the main tourism area on Boracay, is on the western side, sheltered from the wind.
Leisure activities on or near Boracay Island include scuba diving, cliff diving, diving helmet, snorkeling, windsurfing, parasailing, kiteboarding, horseback riding and beach relaxation. The island is the site of a famous 18-hole par 72 golf course that was designed by Graham Marsh. As of 2010, Boracay Island has in excess of over 350 beach resorts which offer more than 2,000 rooms (from 5-star to budget accommodation). Boracay Island also boasts a wide range of bars, restaurants, pubs and nightclubs.
Boracay Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Boracay Island dock (anchor) at Caticlan Jetty Port (Malay, Aklan, Philippines) situated on the northwestern coast.
The Boracay Island cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Boracay Island, Philippines.
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Port Boracay Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Boracay Island, Philippines. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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28 January, 2017