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Address: Balabag, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
Description: Boracay’s most popular beach is famous for its amazing sunsets and its...
Boracay’s most popular beach is famous for its amazing sunsets and its white sand that stays cool in hot weather.
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Beautiful beach

I took 1 point off 5 for the algae blooms. Knowing how and why they can form, I was pretty grossed out as I stepped into the water for the first time. However I just went out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Yes, Boracay is crowded but it is beautiful! The crowd is what makes it beautiful,with so many activities you can do for affordable price. Visit Boracay and see it yourself. I can assure you, give yourself 2days and youll fell inlove with this beautiful island.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

I took 1 point off 5 for the algae blooms. Knowing how and why they can form, I was pretty grossed out as I stepped into the water for the first time. However I just went out deeper and once I couldn't see them, they were out of my mind. 350 peso massages at night on the beach were my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Beach is cleaner from locals' efforts to preserve the beauty, sands still powdery soft. But the surf has the tinge of green from algae bloom. Unbeatable calm seas and the sunset view. Still worth coming to.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

This beach could be beautiful! Unfortunately it has been spoilt by poor sanitation and made into a party beach. The sea is full of algae due to waste being poured in to it. The algae really smells so the sea is unpleasant to swim in. The vendors constantly hassle you (I mean every 5 minutes) and don't take no for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Amaze balls 32m 36f AUSSIES . Best weather ment to be rainy season . Hahah got so wasted and burnt .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Far busier than on our last visit 2 years ago, the sand is soft but the sea was covered in algae and it is very noisy with big stages playing so called music at high volumes, its still a great place to visit but getting far too commercial.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

They might say that boracay is crowded but if you wake up early, the beach is not so crowded and it still is the best beach for me. Do not miss the sunset because it is breathtaking and every sunset is different. It's also nice to walk on the beach at night especially during habagat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

first, i wasnt amazed by the view. its the most crowded beach ive been too to the extent you can get a perf selfie without the passers by. but as the days go by (was there for 4 days), i fell in love with bora that i dont wanna leave. i dont know whats with the place, must be all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The White Beach is still one of the better beaches I have ever seen, despite the presence of green algae. It was not like that 15 years ago when the water blueish as if you're swimming in a pool. I guess that algal bloom is the result of over population - dirt seeping through the waters of the beach. the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

It's over commercialized. You can't even enjoy the beach beacuse of too many third party sellers. Boracay white beach it will stay for less than 5 years. And by the way the reason why there are pleanty of moss. Beacuse of poor sanitation system (according to local vendor)

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