How to Get to Boracay (Philippines)

How to Get to Boracay (Philippines), Boracay, Philippines (B)

Boracay is a small island (10km²) within the Western Visayas region of the Philippines. It is a stone throw (~2km) off the northwestern tip of the much larger Panay Island. With its stunning beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters and bustling nightlife, Boracay is one of the biggest tourist draws in the Philippines.

However, for visitors getting to Boracay from outside of the Philippines, the journey is not as straightforward as one would imagine. For a location as established and popular as Boracay, one would expect uncomplicated and speedy land/sea transfers after arriving at the destination airport. However in reality, most visitors would have to navigate 2-3 hours of land-sea-land transfer after landing at their destination airport.

In this blog, we’ll share with you how to get to Boracay. Don’t let the time-consuming journey put you off from visiting it. The spectacular beauty and laid-back ambiance of Boracay more than make up for it! Let’s go!

Being a small island, Boracay does not have its own airport. Thus, most visitors have to fly into neighboring Panay Island. Once at Panay Island, visitors need to make their way to Caticlan Jetty Port and take a short ferry to Boracay. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How to Get to Boracay (Philippines)
Guide Location: Philippines » Boracay
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Allan See Toh
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Caticlan Airport (MPH)
  • Caticlan Jetty Port