Borawan Island

Borawan Island, Padre Burgos: Address, Phone Number, Borawan Island Reviews: 3/5

Borawan Island
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3.0
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angelicious0327
9 contributions
Paradise not lost
Jan 2020 • Friends
Around 4 hours away from the busy Manila city you'll find a paradise in a place called Lucena, Quezon Province. You have to make sure that your all packed with beverages, foods and powerbanks cause once the boatmen left you in the island it will be the next 24 hours that you'll get in touch with another mainlander. You dont have to worry about toilet cause they have one in the island. Not suitable for young kids since you will sleep by the beach with tents. Bring rechargeable lamps as well for your own convenience. They have people living there if you want a simple meals cook for you and they will usually charge between 100-200 depending on your request. They have lights for the bamboo huts where you and your friends can stay to eat and drink but not the tents area. Amazing getaway if you want to have a quick weekend break away from the city without the hassle of flying to other provinces.
Written February 26, 2020
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John Louis Salvador
Antipolo City, Philippines14 contributions
Jellyfish-y Paradise
May 2019 • Friends
Almost is never enough. From the looks, this place is amazing. The beach offers white sand, and crystal clear water. The place was also not crowded when we stayed there, lucky us. There is only one thing, the waters are housed by jellyfishes. There were big, deadly jellyfishes who kept us from enjoying the sea. Sadly, part of the waters was bounded by nets to repel jellyfishes but even “safe” areas seem to have jellyfishes. I hope the management can do something about this.
Written June 14, 2019
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Christine_Arisola
Cebu City, Philippines277 contributions
Bora for Boracay and wan for Palawan
Sep 2018 • Couples
I expected a lot for this but it failed me I mean there should be a reason why its called Borawan but the sand is although powdery and the island is like Palawan limestones well it wasn't really that good at either coz maybe they are still developing it but there's just too many houses 😅 but hey I mean this is the closest we could gwt to a quick weekend get away my boyfriend loved the Dampalitan island better but overall its okay plus I think this place is prolly good at a hotter summer days♥ For more photos (coz they have MB limit here) and videos or questions esp is you are planning to visit Borawan lemme know just follow and DM me in Instagram @christine.arisola, I make reviews for Cebu (my home town😉) and Bohol(captured my heart😍)
Written November 14, 2018
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Blithe E
1 contribution
Nice weekend getaway
Sep 2018
This a nice place to visit. I have enjoyed our stay there last weekend. It is a peaceful place and no crowd at all during our visit (since it's off pick season)
Written September 3, 2018
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Carissa S
13 contributions
Nice Place
May 2018 • Friends
This place is great for Bakadas who just want to have a quick beach camping. Sobrang tahimik ng lugar and hindi siya crowded kaya maeenjoy mo ng husto yung lugar. Pricey lang talaga yung mga bilihin sa mismong Island kaya we suggest na bilhin niyo na lahat ng needs niyo sa Market nila before heading to the port. Yung boat they provided us a cooler for our ice and ikaw din masusunod what time ka nila susunduin.
Written June 8, 2018
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mae belle
Laguna Province, Philippines49 contributions
holyweek
Apr 2017 • Family
the place is great for adult groups, not for a family with kids. better spend your days here during off peak season. we went there during holy week, you cant relax and enjoy the beauty of nature, youll have to deal with long lines on rest room/shower room, and the place tend to be noisy, the place is not big enough to hold the crowd. also we didnt expect that borawan island is a boat ride away from quezon.
Written January 31, 2018
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Svenski
The Hague, The Netherlands63 contributions
lovely destination for a day trip or long weekend
Nov 2017 • Friends
Visited the island with friends for a day-trip. We stayed in the Resort Area, not at the camping area.

+ Nice beach and landscapes, clean
+ Not crowded at all. If youre lucky, you have the beach for yourself. There are more people at the camping area beach, but its still far from crowded.
+ Nice food in the resort restaurant

The place is ideal when you want to escape Manila for an extended weekend and when you dont want to spend your money on flight tickets to other islands. The place can be reached from Manila within 4 hours. Boadride is about 10 minutes to the island (We paid around 800 for 5 people, including car parking)
Written November 15, 2017
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ErikHK28
Luzon, Philippines285 contributions
Great for one day outings in a local style atmosphere.
Sep 2017 • Friends
We went with 9 locals plus me, whitenose, to Borawan Island hopping. My gf had made boat reservations somewhere 5km south of Padre Burgos. With "Ate Tess", see picture for details and contacts. According to my gf we changed the PHP1800 itinerary to only Kwebang Lampas Beach and Borawan Island. The first beach was an 30-45 minutes boat ride and as we approached one wonder where we end up as we come closer to an electric power plant. But short of that power plant emerges a beautiful/awesome little white beach hidden in a small bay. Our outing was just on weekdays and no high season, so we were basically alone. A magical experience. You have to bring all your foods, drinks to that beach. Nothing there to buy. There is a store at the place where we started the boat tour. Think of charcoal, Ice, water etc.
The second stop on the way back was Borawan. Also there things quite and peaceful. But not as nice as Kwebang Lampas Beach. Water less clear and less inviting to swim. Kwebang Lampas Beach can snorkel and see some nice fish. Borawan not really. Any comparison to Boracay or Palawan is not really valid in my opinion. Boracay is one big vacationing party island, with lots of western style entertainment/restaurants/4-5* resorts ect. Nothing like that I have seen here. Palawan is awesome nature beauty. Borawan is nice as a local outing, Have a picknick , some drinks with a group of friends, if one lives in the neighbourhood of Lucena and that area. I spend time in Laiya beach as well, which for water quality, clarity and snorkelling and some higher end, I would recommend much more.
Written September 11, 2017
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Rom Caleb C
2 contributions
Outing
Aug 2017 • Friends
When my friend is birthday we celebrate him birthday to borawan island, this island is so nice , we drunk with my friends and after that we play volleyball. We have so much fun in that island.The place is very clean and nice.
Written August 22, 2017
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chax10
Iligan, Philippines164 contributions
BORACAY + PALAWAN = BORAWAN
Jul 2017 • Friends
If you wish to relax and you're from Metro Manila, I suggest you to visit this place.
Well, for my experience the island was not overcrowded (because it is already July).

It is a nice place to go camping (just pray it won't rain). The beach is doesn't have a clear water, look out for jellyfishes. That's why I rated it 4 stars!

Boracay cause they also have 3 stations, but its not really like in Boracay their sand in Borawan is pebbles+sand.
Palawan because of the rock formation view of the island.

Be sure to bring mosquito repellent (lotions/sprays). If you wish to order food make sure you have it arranged days prior of the trip.
Like for us we bought ingredients before going to the island as we are the ones who prepared our meals.

You might want to contact Mark to arrange your boats and if you wish to do island hopping: 0912 741 4252 / 0906 193 8623.
Written July 16, 2017
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