This small island, located 315 kilometres/196 miles south of Manila has received numerous accolades for its beaches and has been voted the best island in the world to visit. Aside from the beautiful white sand beaches, Boracay is well known for its clear waters and healthy coral reefs which support a wide range of marine life.
Boracay offers a wide range of tropical reef fish including parrotfish, angelfish, butterflyfish, puffers, lionfish, scorpionfish, schooling redtooth triggers and snappers. You should also expect to see blue spotted stingrays, moray eels and occasional sea snakes.
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There is no airport on Boracay Island. The nearest airports are Kalibo International Airport and Godofredo P. Ramos airport, which is known at Caticlan or Boracay Airport. Godofredo P. Ramos airport is the easiest entry point to the island and located in Caticlan.
Take a 5 minute motor tricycle ride from the airport to Caticlan Jetty Port and from there take a ferry to Boracay Island. The ferry crossing takes 10 – 20 minutes. If you fly into Kalibo airport it is 60 kilometres/37 miles to the port. Arranging transport at the airport is simple and there are regular departures.