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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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A bit more busier than other beach, but the beach and sea was very inviting. We have done so many watersports there so I love going back there!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

A bit more busier than other beach, but the beach and sea was very inviting. We have done so many watersports there so I love going back there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

The water is clear and not deep. The beach was perfect for swimming and playing. In March there was quite a lot of algae. but you could find spaces where there was less algae, and deeper you went less algae there was.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Boracay was a major disappointment during our 4 week travels of the Philippines. This beach the main reason for it. People suggest this beach is one of the best in the world, in our opinion it wouldn't make the top 10 beaches in the Philippines never mind the world. Overcrowded, along all stations of the beach, Vendors ruin what little... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Our trip to borocay was a big disappointment without crystal clear water but was met with aglae beach . The beach was filled with tout for activities but all these you can do it yourself. Island hopping was offered 3000 and bargain to 1500 Parasailing for two was offered per person 1800 but ended up 2000 for two. Helmet diving... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

It’s one of the top 5 in the world! A lot of great things about this beach, Sandy bottom were you swim with no rocks, so no need for surf shoes. White beach is not just a casual name, the sand is really WHITE!! The white sand is the end result of millions of years of coral erosion and don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Although there are more and perhaps even more spectacular beaches in the world Boracay White beach for me is the best. The reason is that you have a possibility to choose cuisines from all over the world there and/or according to your budget. Also the accomodation options are wide and for all budgets. It is not boring to walk every... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

I read how beautiful Boracay's White beach is but it has been disappointment; green seaweed everywhere and it's not nice to swim in it. I have also heard that corals are dying very fast. Must be some pollution problem. And the water is cold in the sea. I came from Thailand where water was so warm. I take the first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

The beach is about 2 km long located all the way from Station 1 to Station 3. As we are staying at Boracay Mandarin Island Hotel at Station 2, the hotel provided private sun lounges along the hotel beach front for their guest. The beach is clean & no smoking & no littering rules is strictly enforced. While were there,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

A fine example of how poorly managed tourism can ruin a destination. Crowded with trashy souvenir shops, food outlets and people selling all kinds of nonsense, the smelly green algae in the water is the final touch to what surely used to be "the best beach in the world". There are hundreds of better beaches, but better to keep them... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

My wife and I love beaches and we've been to many around the world. Boracay's white beach is the best for 2 simple reasons: pure white sand and clear water. The sand is very soft to your feet in the water as you walk out into the ocean. The water is very clear and it is unique because when you... More 

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