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Return to Paradise: Top 5 Stays in the New Boracay for Every Type of Traveler

by Danna Peña
December 19, 2018

Boracay 2.0 is here.

After 6 months of rehabilitation, one of the world’s best beaches has finally allowed tourists to enter its vicinity once again—but this time, more responsibly. Only a certain number of tourists are permitted to enter the island at any given time while hotels and resorts undergo stricter accreditation processes, which means that travelers will be able to enjoy Boracay more exclusively and consciously.

With that in mind, along with the promises of a new year, the desire for that perfect tropical getaway burns. No matter how many times you’ve visited Boracay, its newly spotless White Beach and entrancingly clear waters—green sticky algae excluded—beckon more than ever. A beach paradise bursting with restaurants, a vibrant party scene, and endless beach activities, Boracay remains to be the perfect escape for all walks of life, whether you’re taking a break from routine or simply craving some fun under the sun.

Want to make your return to the island perfect with a hassle-free stay? We round up the best accommodations for the beach-going, respite-seeking explorer in you, all of which have made it to Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force’s accredited list of hotels and resorts. From luxury stays to budget-friendly options, these guest favorites will fulfill every kind of traveler’s dream Boracay getaway.

Astoria Current: For the ride-or-die barkada

Set aside your laptops and make space in your hectic work schedules—this stunning Boracay resort is the perfect excuse to gather the whole gang. Only mere steps away from stretches of powdery white sand, Astoria Current’s beachfront stay serves as the quintessential spot to create timeless barkada memories. Easy on the pockets without sacrificing superb quality, this hip and modern resort prides itself on superior service, delicious food, and deluxe accommodations.

Book a Deluxe Room for 4 with Breakfast for your barkada outing or team building or a Standard Room Stay for 2 with Breakfast for you and your bestie. With our exclusive deals, enjoy discounted round-trip transfers and best-selling dishes at slashed prices. An affordable pick in a prime location with trendy, quality rooms to boot, it’s a top choice for groups of friends who are forever young (or young at heart)!

Beachfront, Station 3
Boracay Island, Aklan
(0998) 968 1265

The District Boracay: For the trendy young couple

With Boracay’s stunning coastline and sublime, multi-colored sunsets, it’s impossible not to feel even the slightest waft of romance while frolicking in its shores. For couples looking to hop on a flight to their dream getaway, The District Boracay’s gorgeous interiors and luxuriously prime location is the supreme lodging space for a romantic Boracay escape. Upon exiting the tasteful, contemporary space, choose to meander right or left to Station 1 or 3 respectively, or go on straight ahead to enjoy the perks of its beachfront spot.

Get our exclusive 3D/2N Deluxe Room for 2 with Breakfast, inclusive of convenient round-trip transfers and a rejuvenating massage sampler among other amazing perks. Spend a blissful day under the sun, dining and shopping to your heart’s content in the establishments nearby, and then conveniently heading back to the heart of Station 2 so you can rest in The District Boracay’s impeccably clean rooms. Don’t forget to cap off the afternoon and kickstart the night by lounging in the rooftop bar, where you and your significant other can enjoy cocktails while you gaze longingly at the sunset—and at each other.

Station 2, Brgy. Balabag
Boracay Island, Aklan
(02) 234 9058
(0917) 822 7290
(0917) 819 7546

Villa Caemilla Beach Boutique Hotel: For the laid-back mom and dad

This elegant luxury hotel lives up to its highly acclaimed reputation time and time again. A multi-award winning stay that has bagged countless prestigious travel awards—and has been chosen as TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Awardee from 2014 till the present—the 4-star Villa Caemilla Beach Boutique Hotel redefines luxury in Boracay’s unassuming and low-key Station 3. Have the exquisite vacation of your dreams in their Superior Deluxe Room for 2 with Breakfast, where you can nurse your sunburn on their plush queen-sized bed, rejuvenate your senses with a beachside spa experience, and feast on their sure-to-satisfy breakfast menu.

Striking a balance between secluded and accessible, this affordable boutique hotel’s convenient location is isolated from the noise of the party crowd in Station 2’s nightlife, yet is still near enough to be a 15-minute saunter away. Perfect for couples who want tranquility, the beachfront stay offers a secluded panoramic view of Boracay’s beachscape. Besides its serene location, impeccably clean and luxurious amenities, and mouthwatering food, guests have also constantly raved about their warm and highly accommodating staff, the epitome of Filipino hospitality.

Station 3, Angol
Brgy. Manoc-Manoc
Boracay Island
(036) 288 3354
(036) 288 3106
(0917) 526 9449

Savoy Hotel Boracay: For big families with energetic youngins

If you’re looking for seclusion, safety, and spaciousness, let Savoy Hotel Boracay be your ultimate island sanctuary. Located in Newcoast Drive, this family-friendly Boracay hotel is a hip, urban alternative to the more-populated White Beach. With its generous floor area similar to that of a big city hotel’s, and priding itself as the only establishment in the entire island with an elevator (suitable for PWDs and the elderly), this luxury hotel is suitable for cozy family vacations.

Buy several deals of the Premiere Deluxe Stay for 2 with Breakfast for the entire fam, and enjoy complimentary hourly shuttle rides to White Beach and D’Mall for a hassle-free and convenient Boracay stay. Not to mention that a 10-minute walk from this hotel leads you to the enchanting Newcoast Beach—more exclusive and less dense than White Beach, but equally stunning. When you’re in the mood to lounge in the resort, take a splash in their expansive swimming pool, sip on fruit shakes and cocktails, and simply enjoy that good island life.

Newcoast Drive, Boracay Newcoast
Brgy. Yapak, Boracay Island
(02) 720 1877 to 79

Astoria Boracay: For luxury staycation-goers of all ages

Famed for its seclusion and exclusivity, the opulent Station 1 of Boracay remains to be an exceptional locale to this day. And when you’re planning a stay here, it’s imperative to get your money’s worth. Book a luxurious Deluxe Room Stay for 2 with Breakfast or a stylish Luxury Room for 4 with Breakfast at the Astoria Boracay, a private beachfront resort with 5-class service and well-maintained facilities.

Stationed between the livelier and quieter areas of Station 1, guests can get the best of both worlds in this tropical refuge. Fulfill an idyllic escape in this seaside resort, where you can get a glowing tan on their sun beds, feast on fresh seafood grilled by their staff, and admire an unadulterated view of swaying palm trees, aquamarine waters, and a vast stretch of powder-fine white sand. Whether you’re with family, friends, or a significant other, the Astoria Boracay meets and goes beyond a traveler’s expectations of the world-famous island of Boracay—and definitely keeps you coming back for more.

Boat Station 1, Brgy. Balabag
Boracay Island, Aklan
(0908) 872 7922

Want to experience everything the island has to offer? Check out our Boracay Travel Guide.

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This article was last edited on July 29, 2019 by the DG Traveler team.

About Danna
Danna is a Manila-based writer who works as a Senior Staff Writer for Deal Grocer. Specializing in content marketing and feature writing, she primarly writes about travel and lifestyle and is heavily interested in sustainability. Read more of her works on

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