April 28, 2019

Boracay Escapades: A Guide to Your Next Big Adventure on the Island

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  • When in Boracay, it is easy to choose from a lot of water activities to get yourself into. What’s difficult is to find a trusted, licensed travel operator who will pave the way to your next big adventure in the newly restored island.

    Boracay Island has now regained its natural beauty with its pristine waters and powder-like sand! / IMAGE Coach RM Lobaton

    Thankfully, Boracay Adventures Travel & Tours, Inc. provides a stress-free holiday from the most adventurous water sports to the most exciting recreational land activities they have just for you.

    Join Philippine Primer as we give you some of the best of Boracay!

    Discover Scuba Diving
    7 a.m. to 10 a.m. 
    Php 3,500 (5 hours, pool & dive, max. depth 12 meters)

    Discover scuba diving with Boracay Adventures!

    Get to swim with a school of fish!

    Even those long unacquainted with what’s beneath the sea will enjoy Boracay Adventures’ Discover Scuba Diving! Hop on at Calypso Dive Center along the White Beach and register for their Boracay Scuba Dive’s diving courses.

    Calypso Diving Center is a partner of Boracay Adventures’ Boracay Scuba Dive. The center is located inside Calypso Beach & Dive Resort in Station 2, White Beach.

    Step one: Fill up the registration form!

    Here you will meet Mr. Peter Tay, a PADI Master, whose over two decades of teaching over 5,000 students made him a Master of the underwater sport.

    From here, he will dutifully teach you the basics of Scuba Diving, its do’s and don’ts, and how to effectively communicate with your instructor underwater.

    Master Peter Tay of Boracay Adventures

    He will then make the pool his classroom as he patiently teaches you how to apply the lessons you took with him earlier.

    Master PADI Peter Tay personally assists his students during the scuba diving lessons.

    Let the pool be your buddy first before you dive into the big sea.

    Dive in and see the wonders of Boracay underneath!

    Even beginners need not be afraid! Besides, there is nothing better than to have you enjoy scuba diving in the presence of an experienced instructor who will calmly guide you the whole time.

    Scuba Diving is priced at Php 3,500 (5 hours, pool & dive, max. depth 12 meters)

    Parasailing
    11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Solo (Php 3,000/ 15 minutes); Pair (Php 2,500 per person/ 15 minutes)

    Go parasailing with your friend and get that exhilarating feeling of being one with the skies!

    If you want to get a really good view of the island, there is nothing better than to admire it from above; what better way to do this than to sail through the skies with parasailing!

    For 15 minutes, admire the beauty of the island while suspended in the air, above the blue waters of Boracay. With the colorful chute attached to the moving motorboat, you will definitely feel a deep adrenaline rush as you battle with the wind.

    Parasailing can be ridden solo (Php 3,000) or in a pair (Php 2,500 per person). It is most recommended to try it between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Go Island Hopping!
    2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Puka Beach

    Boracay’s Crystal Cove Island Resort and Magic Island may be closed in the meantime, but Puka Beach and the island’s surrounding snorkeling spots are still a win-win.

    Puka Beach, which came from the name of the “Puka” shells scattered on the powdery sand of the beach, boasts of its raw beauty, turquoise waters, and serenity.

    It differs from Boracay’s main beach in that Puka Beach does not have the booming restaurants, clubs, and shopping areas you would certainly see on the White Beach.

    The beach may not have the same powdery white sand that the White Beach has, but it makes up for it with its quiet beauty.

    Instead, what the beach offers is a laid-back afternoon with a fresh coconut drink on hand.

    Cottages that peppered the beach before the rehabilitation are now replaced with handwoven mats under the trees and beside boulders of rocks, perfect for lazing around in the afternoon, waiting for the sun to set.

    Shells are made into home accessories by the people of Boracay.

    To take pieces of Puka Beach with you, you may purchase several souvenirs on the beach from bags, bracelets made with Puka shells (Php 100/ 3 pieces), and more!

    Boracay Adventures Travel & Tours, Inc.

    Boracay Adventures Travel & Tours is your one-stop shop for your travel necessities. May it be from ticketing to hotel bookings or from the most adventurous water sports to recreational land activities, Boracay Adventures flawlessly provides a stress-free holiday for you.

    Master Peter Tay is also a Liaison Officer for the Chinese Embassy on Consular Assistance.

    Because Boracay Adventures uphold their services to a high standard, the travel agency has received numerous awards including the Certificate of Quality Seal given by the Department of Tourism Philippines, Certificate of Excellence 2018 from TripAdvisor International, and Gold Award from Philippine Awards for Customer Service Excellence among others.

    Boracay Adventures is led by President-Master Peter Tay, an excellent, hands-on, PADI Master Instructor who is also a Liaison Officer for Chinese Embassy on Consular Assistance.

    How to get here:

    • By public transport: From any of Boracay’s Stations (1, 2, or 3), take an e-tricycle going to Boracay Adventures Travel & Tours, Inc. located on 2/F Sunflower Resort, Brgy. Balabag, Boracay Highway Central. An e-tricycle should only cost Php 10 per person, provided that you rode a tricycle good for sharing.

    Details:

    Address: 2/F Sunflower Resort, Brgy. Balabag, Boracay Highway Central, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan
    Contact Information: 036-288-2032 / 0918-941-6239 / 0917-869-7776
    Website: www.boracayadventures.com
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/boracayadventures
    E-mail Address: info@boracayadventures.com


    Written by Chin Sanigan

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