Fast Facts About Boracay
Language : Tagalog, Visaya (Philippine major dialects) English is widely spoken
Government : Philippines
Size : 7 kilometers long and at its narrowest point barely 1 kilometer wide. Comprising an area of 1,083 hectares.
Location : 300kms South of Manila, short distance off the Northwestern tip of Panay Island, in western Visayas.
Can be reached by land, air or sea from various points of Philippine archipelago
Currency : Philippine Peso. Credit cards are accepted at most big hotels, resorts and restaurant. Major currencies can be exchanged at banks, Boracay Tourist Center and some resorts and restaurants
Temperature : November to February (Amihan) 25 to 32 degree Celsius
March to June (Summer) 28 to 38 degree Celsius
July to October is the Habagat season (wettest season)
Dress Code : Casual, in good taste. (Short-shorts, bikinis, bra-type tops and topless in both men and women are undesirable in public places; nude and topless swimming and/or sunbathing are not permitted.) All beaches are public.
Electricity : 220 Volts AC
Transportation : Mountain bikes, Pedi cabs, Tricycles, Motorized outrigger boats
Airport : Caticlan Airport in Malay, Aklan
Attractions : Beautiful White Beaches, Nighlife, Caves, Water sports, Island Hopping, Mountain Hiking, Sailing, Diving, Windsurfing, Flora and Fauna.