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While it’s just one of the 7,107 islands that make up the Philippine archipelago, the tiny island of Boracay is without a doubt one of the most popular with visitors. So much so that in 2012 Travel + Leisure magazine awarded it the coveted title of “Best Island in the World.”
Located just off the coast of Panay island in the Western Visayas, tiny Boracay is just over 4 miles long and 2.5 miles across at its widest point. A wide stretch of soft white sand lapped by the turquoise Sulu Sea make White Beach Boracay’s most famous spot to enjoy the island’s natural beauty.
In 2013, TripAdvisor named White Beach the “Best Beach in Asia” and it truly has something for everyone with hundreds of guest accommodations ranging in luxury from 1 to 5 stars. By day, White Beach is home to sunbathers and water sports enthusiasts but by night the restaurants and clubs that line its shores make the island a top choice for visitors looking for an energetic nightlife scene.