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Address: Balabag | Off White Beach, Aklan Province, Philippines
Description: Boracay’s most recognizable attraction is this oddly shaped volcanic...
Boracay’s most recognizable attraction is this oddly shaped volcanic formation topped by a statue of the Virgin Mary.
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Iconic spot in Boracay. Grotto of Virgin Mary. I like the rock formations especially in the morning. Love the sunset silhouette in the afternoon.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Iconic spot in Boracay. Grotto of Virgin Mary. I like the rock formations especially in the morning. Love the sunset silhouette in the afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Nice rock at the very nice beach! You can see sunset at this beach too. Only in May and June this beach is dirty by green seaweed and smell. Another time is perfect to visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

It is a small little rocky area that you can walk/swim to, depending on the tide. Too many people trying to get on it, does not offer anything much other than it is a little crop of rock. There is a little 'shrine' on it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

But you need to know when is low tide and high tide... during low tide, you can walk to the Rock directly... but i prefer high tide.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Our hotel faced Willy's Rock. So it was a very nice setting for breakfast or a photo to remember Boracay by

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It's a few stones down by the beach in Boracay, kinda hard to review and grade in my opinion :) Agree with people that says it's a pefect place for taking photos, but then all of White beach is great for photos...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I honestly don't get why this has been like the symbol of Boracay in many pictures but this is a Grotto a few meters away from the shore. BUT again, since it's like the symbol of Boracay, take pictures here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The rock is a brief distance out, you can swim to it and climb on it, if you like. It is quite small, and you can see most of it from a distance, but it is a nice free additional activity on Boracay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

at low tide, its easily to walk through this mini island and have your picture taken with a marian image on it. a must to see in boracay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Not a lot to see .Few rock`s in the end of the white beach with a madonna statue. Not a hold day tour.

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Address: Address: Balabag | Off White Beach, Aklan Province, Philippines
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Panay Island  >  Aklan Province  >  Boracay

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