Boracay is a small island in the Philippines 7km long and 1km wide, located approximately 315 kilometres (196 miles) south of Manila and 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) off the northwest tip of Panay Island in Western Visayas region of the Philippines. Boracay Island has a populace of 32,267 individuals last recorded since February 2016. The Island and its beaches have received awards from numerous travel publications and agencies. All the things you should know before the visit here.
All the things you should know about Boracay
Powder soft white sand beaches that appear to stretch on into infinity. Crystal clear water perfect for diving or you can just enjoy watch fish and sea creatures till the bottom of the sea. One of the Philippines most popular islands. There are over 7000 islands in the Philippines. These days Boracay receives almost 2millions visitors a year.
The best time visit Boracay
The best time to visit Boracay is during the dry season, which starts in November and runs through April. The air temperature remains warm, the atmosphere dry. This period promises plenty of sunshine. During the dry season, this is an excellent time to enjoy the beach and get that much-desired tan. Make sure you carrying a high factor sun protection cream. The sea temperature remains lovely, the water and coral life blue and clear, making it a good time for swimming, snorkelling, deep-sea diving, and other sea activities. During this time, rainfall is scanty. The average daily temperature for these months is around 30°C during the day and 25°C at night.
The wet season which generally remains is an offseason in Boracay, begins in May and runs until October. The season is characterised by extreme rains, high tides and strong winds. However, it is mostly the typhoon scare that keeps visitors away from the island. Boracay, though somewhat sheltered from taking a direct hit by typhoons, there are strong chances that winds and rainstorms will hit the island. This is particularly true for June, July, August and September.
Though rains are predicted during May and October, ample sunshine and pleasant sea temperatures make it a favourable time for tourists. It is a great time to score a good deal on travel to the island. The average high temperature during these months remains 30ºC falls to around 25ºC in the evenings. Extreme activities are not advised during these months; however, one can enjoy swimming and simple sea activities.