City Facts - Boracay
Boracay is a tiny island in the Philippines. It’s situated
roughly 200 miles south of Manila, and has a population of more than 28,000. It’s
highly regarded for its beaches and also boasts an impressive nightlife scene.
In previous rankings, it’s been named one of the greatest destinations for
The name Boracay is thought to derive from the local word
‘Borac’, meaning white cotton, with reference to the colour and texture of the
Once upon a time, Boracay was a large agricultural
community, known for its production of fishing and copra - a dried meat derived
from coconut. Since the 1970s, however, it’s grown to be a popular tourist
hotspot, attracting people from all over the world with beautiful its topography.
Sites worth visiting include Ariel’s Point, White Beach and the Motag Living
The best way to get around Boracay is by either by pedicab
or on foot. You can also explore the island using mountain bike or motorbike.
Complete your trip to Boracay by booking a stay in a
SilverDoor serviced apartment.