Hotel in Boracay, Travel Tips

5 Reasons to Make Boracay Your Next Destination!

When it comes to choosing a holiday destination, one of the first places that comes to a beach lover’s mind is the stunning island of Boracay. You can almost hear its revitalized waters beckoning and its powdery sands inviting you to come and play. There are lots of water sports and recreational activities that are in place for those travelers seeking adventure, too!

So, whether it is your first or nth time visiting Boracay, realize that there will always be a new experience waiting for you. If you are still unconvinced, we hope this list will encourage you to book the first available flight to Caticlan!

1. Beach Activities

Boracay is full of activities that are sure to help shed off the weight you gained from all those days of sitting around in your house! Now, if you are feeling energetic and have 30 minutes to spare, why not start a walkathon from Astoria Current, our resort in Boracay, Station 3, and trek 2 kilometers to the famous Boracay Grotto?

Okay, now that we’ve got the blood pumping, it is time to get the adrenaline going! Parasailing is a sure-fire way to cool off after that long walk and get a fantastic view of Boracay. If you prefer exploring from down under, a good old dive ought to refresh your body and mind. Amazing sights are guaranteed for divers as Boracay is home to tropical reef fishes like parrotfish, angelfish, moray eels, and snappers.

These are but a few of the activities you’ll be able to do in Boracay. If you’re hungry for more, just ask Astoria Current’s friendly receptionists.

2. The Parties!

Boracay is more alive during the night with people bar-hopping and looking for the perfect party spot. This is also a great opportunity to finally mingle with friends and would-be-friends! If you’d like to experience the perfect sundown, we suggest heading up to Astoria Current’s Stratos Bar. Imagine sipping on a delicious glass of chilled margarita while looking at Boracay’s majestic skyline straight from our hotel in Boracay, Station 3. We will be having a New Year’s Eve countdown to welcome 2022, so make sure to call Astoria Current’s team to reserve your spot ahead!

3. Foodie Adventures

If it’s a food trip you are after, then you’ll be glad you ended up in Boracay. This island is surely a foodie’s gastronomic heaven. Restaurants big and small will greet you as you walk from and to Station 3, and everywhere you look, a new experience beckons. If you like beachfront dining for lunch, you should try out Astoria Current’s Parasol Restaurant. It boasts of continental flavors that are sure to tickle your palate. To burn those calories off, explore D’Talipapa Seafood Market, also at Station 3, and just scout out the seafood you’d like to try for dinner! Whatever fresh marine catch you buy can be cooked on the spot for you, too, so choose wisely!

Photo by Jan Uy

4. Great Hotels and Resorts

There are more than a hundred hotels and resorts in Boracay. And while we know it may be hard to choose, doing your research will surely help. Travel sites like TripAdvisor offer rankings, guest reviews, and photos so you can better decide which hotel to stay at. If you are the chic and adventurous type, check out Astoria Current. It holds the title of #1 beachfront hotel in Boracay on TripAdvisor. Need we say more?

5. The People  

Boracay has a lot of beautiful things to offer, but its pride lies in its people. The welcoming smiles and open arms of the locals of the island outshine even the island’s majestic sunsets. If you are travelling alone, you are bound to make new acquaintances. If you are on vacation with friends, expect to have tons of groufies with other travelers by the end of your Boracay island getaway!

So, there’s your list! We hope that this excites you even more! Make sure you’ve already booked your room accommodations in advance at Astoria Current! You wouldn’t want to run out of accommodation and miss all the fun! See you in sunny Boracay!

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