The most common danger in Boracay is the heat and sun , so drink lots of water to stay hydrated and wear sunblock if you have fair skin. A reminder that alcohol dehydrates the body, so drinking alcohol is no substitute for water! You should try to drink bottled water, as there was an outbreak of coliform in 1997 and is still sometimes prevalent, causing stomach cramps, diaorrhea and vomiting.

The Metropolitan Doctors Medical Clinics [tel. +63-36-2886357] has three clinics located in strategic parts on the island - Station 1, 2 and 3, which are all open 24 hours.  They do house and hotel calls, are fast and efficient with well mannered staff.  There is  also  a police station [tel. (166) 288-3066].