Boracay Accommodation | Luxury, Quality, Affordable
Boracay is known worldwide for its unmatched collection of upscale resorts and has a number of full-service moderate and competitively priced accommodations as well. Whether you're a budget-conscious backpacker or accustomed to luxury and willing to pay to pay for it, a full range of boracay accommodation is available. Choose from island-style nipa huts (bungalows made of wood, bamboo and nipa-palm leaves,) small inns and guesthouses, apartments and condos, villas, modern cottages with two rooms, kitchen and huge verandas, and modern resorts and hotels with high-tech amenities, business center and gyms. Most establishment have hot showers.
On Boracay itself, there is no central reservation or service center for island hotels, although some information is available at the department of tourism (DOT). Numerous guides called"coordinators," will be waiting when you arrive at either Caticlan Airport or Kalibo Airport. They will try to persuade you to accompany them to a particular resort. You may agree to join them if you don't have a reservation. If it is not too inconvenient, it is better to look for yourself by walking along white beach once you arrive on boracay island. Accomodations located near white beach usually fetch higher rates.
Most hotels and resorts have three different price level, depending on the season. The highest rates are charged during the Peak season (Christmas/New Year, Chinese New year and Holy Week), and it is recommended to make reservations. high season usually starts in November. Some establishments starts charging high season prices in October, while other start only in december.High season last until the end of May, sometimes the middle of June. In the lean or regular season, rates are from 10 to 50 percent lower. During low season, it never hurts to ask for a discount.