When in Boracay Island

Every Filipino should experience Boracay vacation once in their lifetime. Even though this place is crowded I still love going back to my happy beach, it was my fifth time last summer of 2016. It’s a perfect destination if you love swimming, food, shop and to party. Everything is here.

How to get here: 

Book a flight to either Kalibo or Caticlan via Cebu Pacific, Airasia or Skyjet. To get the cheapest airfare, wait for seat sale or book months before your planned trip.

Via Kalibo – 45 minutes to one hour flying time plus 2 hours land trip to Caticlan, you can take the bus or van, fare with boat ticket is around P250 one way. Then another 10 minutes boat ride to get to the island.

Via Caticlan – it will only takes 35 minutes to get here, flights to Caticlan are more expensive. It’s near the jetty port around 5-10 minutes tricycle, you will pay for P50 per person with boat transfer already.

Aside from the transfer fee, you have to pay for environmental fee of P75 (adult) and P60 (student) plus terminal fee of P100.

When you are checked in to your hotel, it’s time to explore the island. Here are the things you may want to try.

1. Picture at the Grotto – the famous landmark in the island

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2. Try Jonah’s shake– their best seller is the Mango-Banana price is P120

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3. Mandatory picture in the sand castle – please give donation to the kids who built this

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4. Find a spot for your beach OOTD – be picture ready 😀2016-05-12 07.36.26 1.jpg

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6. Beach bumming – unli swim anytime of the day

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7. Try water activities – you may glass bottom island hopping, helmet diving, zorb, ATV, banana boat ride, flying fish, parasailing etc. I tried paddle boarding for free 🙂

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9. Sunset session – one the best sunset I’ve seen

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10. Visit Spider Haus resto – you can have unlimited cliff diving here for free while watching the sundown. Btw I love their food it’s a bit pricey but super yummy

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11. Witness fire dancing while drinking beer – you can watch it for free

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12. Party/club hopping – here’s our friend DJ Quto of Summerplace, cheers!

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13. Food trip after the party – we had goto for only P25.00 with egg at 4am 😀

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14. Lunch at Kubo – but first lemme take a picture with my ootd. Their best seller is Lomi for only P120 good for 3 person. We tried their Chicken Binacol and pork sisig.

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15. Side trip to Puka Beach – you can hire a tricycle going there

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16. Smoke – located at the back of Epic bar near the hi-way. Their best seller is the Bulalo but they offer other foods for only P120 per meal.

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Thank you for reading, let me know what have you done and what’s your favorite thing to do. Follow my Instagram for more travel photos. xoxo

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PUKA BEACH FUN SHOOT

Hello again guys, how are you? I know I have few pending post from my 2015 trips but I will write about my recent vacation in my happy beach – Boracay island. I spent 5 days and 4 nights with my friend Ma-ann, we call ourselves Barateras since we love to bargain and we are up to cheap accommodation, food etc. Actually our room costs only P585 per night good for two already but fan room, it has nice bathroom which I like. Anyway, fast forward to our 4th day, we went to Puka Beach, the other side of the island that is not too crowded. I love the place especially the nipa huts facing the beach perfect for pictorials haha. I have local friends who work in the same company but based in Boracay. Luckily, it was friend’s off at work so we went together . We arrived there around 4pm because the plan is just sunset session.

How we got there:

Took tricycle from the hi-way going to Puka Beach. Fare is P25 each, no entrance fee. Just bring food and drinks – no corkage fee. We rented one nipa hut for only P100 (good for us – 6 pax). We just bought beer in the sari-sari store.

Actually I am excited to share with you my work haha. I took photos of my local friends and they’re kilig when they saw it. I do not know if you will agree, here are my shots using Samsung Galaxy S6 edited thru Snapsee and VSCO app.

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Meet the gang – Marc, Joy, Mylene and Darling. Thanks Ma-ann for taking this photo.
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I love this place ❤
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Meet Darling – can you tell that she’s already a Mom?
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Isn’t she lovely
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Meet Joy – she knows how to speak in Korean
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If you have it, flaunt it!
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Meet Ma-ann the ultimate beach bummer.
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Meet the shy girl – Mylene
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Friendship goal this summer
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sweet
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Friends for keeps
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BFF goals
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BFF goals
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BFF goals
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Salt in the air, sand in my hair be like
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What’s your order Darling?
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Where’s the  paddle?
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Of course I also posed for this blog lol taken by Ma-ann
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Sunset session

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Thanks for reading guys, it’s my first time to really direct and be a photographer of the day. I am usually the subject of the picture. Follow us on instagram, mine is @wheresjoanne @redbeachbummer @jhoyzkie and @drlingvidaure. By the way you can visit and say hi to my friends in Starbucks Boracay.