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Boracay is a tropical island about 315km south of Manila and 2km off the northwestern tip of Panay Island in Western Visayas. With its beautiful beaches it is the most popular tourist destination in the Philippines.

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Boracay, Weather / Climate Chart (temperature, precipitation)

Weather / Climate Chart, Boracay
Yearly temperature and rain chart showing the best travel times and seasons for Boracay.

 

best time to visit: November - May
surf season: December - March
rainy season: June - October
average humidity: 82 %
annual rainfall: 2000 mm


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Wikipedia - Boracay

Mt. Luho Boracay Island
View taken from Mt. Luho, the highest point in Boracay Island.

Boracay is an island of the Philippines located approximately 315 km (200 miles) south of Manila and 2 km off the northwest tip of Panay Island in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines. In 1990, it was voted by the BMW Tropical Beach Handbook as one of the best beaches in the world and again in 1996 by British publication TV Quick as the world's number one tropical beach.

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Wikitravel - Boracay

Kites on Bulabog beach, Boracay
Kites on Bulabog beach

Boracay is a tropical island about an hour's flight from Manila in the Philippines. Its long white sand beaches rival the best beaches of more popular destinations such as the Caribbean, the South Pacific as well as neighbouring Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Facilities are available to suit different levels of activity. For those wanting to just lounge around and take in some rays, beach-front hotels usually have lounge chairs set up just a few steps away from the hotel entrances. Facilities for the usual water sports activities such as sailing, wind surfing, snorkeling, diving and jet skiing are also widely available for those in search of more active pursuits. The fun in Boracay also doesn't end when the sun sets. Boracay nightlife is pulsating with many bars and restaurants serving food, drink and fun until the very late evening. 

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