Boracay Island, one of the Philippines’ best beaches, has a large expanse of powdery white sand beach. This party island is now a more relaxing getaway spot ideal for everyone – from couples to families. During the 20’s, it has gained a lot of notable awards attracting people all over the world. Furthermore, The resort island was ranked first on an international magazine’s list of the “Best Islands in the World” in 2014. However, it became harder to maintain the cleanliness of the shores. Especially that thousands of tourists visit the place everyday. In April 2018, the Philippine government declared the island closed for six months in order to complete major renovations. This ‘rehabilitation‘ period was necessary to return the island to its former glory. Boracay’s management implemented more rules and regulations to maintain the island’s current pristine state. Moreover, there’s a strict daily limit of number of visitors as well.
Boracay Island 2022
According to government agencies, the average daily tourist numbers should be around 6,405 to avoid surpassing the island’s carrying capacity. Prior to its closure in 2018, the island’s daily population, including tourists, was 70,781. Before booking your trip to Boracay for some relaxing getaway you should consider the weather during your target travel dates. You can enjoy Boracay Island all year. However, the best time to visit the island and its beaches is from December to May. Choose when the Philippines is in its dry or summer season. Boracay Island becomes the go-to beach destination for locals during this time. Create an advanced day-to-day itinerary for a jump-packed hassle-free trip. There are so much activities to choose from such as island hopping, parasailing, and more. Furthermore, might as well check the prediction for the number of COVID results by the month of your booking. Nobody wants a cancelled excursion, right?
Night Life in Boracay 2022
Boracay Island is known as a party beach. The place gets alive with colorful lights and blasting music specially at stations 1 and 2. Of course, the experience will not be complete without unforgettable moments of dancing and drinking with loved ones. Although drinking by the shore isn’t allowed anymore, you can still go to the bars and clubs around the beach. You might want to check-out these resto-bars we went to on your visit in Boracay Island:
The EPIC Boracay is unquestionably Boracay Island’s prime hotspot. It is where visitors always find an amazing night. The newly refurbished, eco friendly two-story hot spot offers modern seaside interiors that open up to the breathtaking view. Tourists love to visit the resto-bar for its cozy and homey vibes. It has a mezzanine balcony overlooking spectacular sunset located in the center along the beachfront of world-famous White Beach. Moreover, a reservation is needed prior your dine in. They open from 9 AM to 12 MN daily. You can choose from Western, Italian, and Mexican cuisine available in EPIC’s menu. Furthermore, the price range is average ranging from Php 200 – Php 1000.
Wave Bar & Lounge
Wave Bar & Lounge in Boracay Island is located by Henann Regency’s beachfront area. The space has been transformed into a modern beach restaurant complete with state-of-the-art speakers. They use a plane wave technology flown in all the way from Switzerland. The bar has several areas, including an Al-fresco area and an upper-floor indoor club. For the special night out, Wave also serves scrumptious bar specials and Tapas. Which the place is famous for. To add up some spice, fire dancers are also performing live to entertain the customers. They dance in the rhythm of music coming from Wave. They open from 5 PM – 3 AM daily and you might want to catch their Happy Hour at 5 PM – 10 PM for discounts. Furthermore, the price range is crazy cheap ranging from Php 100 – Php 800.
Summer Place in Boracay Island is a place to go if you’re looking for a VERY vibrant night out. The place is filled with glowing neon lights and decorations. It is a very expansive native-hippie style bar and has a VIP lounge at the 2nd floor. This bar is indeed famous to tourists and locals at the visuals attract everyone the passes by. However, once the place starts getting a lot of visitors, they charge an entrance fee of Php 200 per head. So you might want to come earlier when the business is less busy. There are bouncers everywhere for extra security. They also have live bands and DJs performing. They open from 8 PM – 3 AM daily and is located in Station 2. Furthermore, the price range is average ranging from Php 200 – Php 1000. This is a great resto-bar to go if you’re looking for a heavy party.
Nigi-nigi Nu Noo’s
Nigi-nigi Nu Noo’s in Boracay Island is a beachfront restaurant in Station 2 that is only a few meters from the beach. They have a native Polynesian style architecture, surrounded by trees all of which gives off a genuine island vibe. This a very famous spot for foreigners and locals. Especially the house-band the performs live attract the visitors. So make sure to leave tip for them! They open from 5 PM – 1 AM daily and you might want to catch their Happy Hour at 5 PM – 7 PM for discounts. Furthermore, the price range is crazy cheap ranging from Php 100 – Php 800.