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Boracay on a Budget: The Philippines' Top Island on 1000 PHP a Day

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Sabrina Iovino
Sabrina Iovino | Sep 22, 2013

Welcome to paradise. Boracay in the Philippines is the Côte d'Azur of Asia, a place where actors and models spend their best time of the year. The island has a size of only 10 km² (4,000 sq mi), located 300 km (190 mi) south from Manila, the capital of the Philippines.

Boracay is the kind of island I never wanted to leave. I've traveled to more than 50 countries and there are not many places where I've returned 5 times. Boracay is one of them.

Back in 2009, I fell instantly in love when I set the first time my foot there. The place was incredibly beautiful and laid back, I had found my own paradise with the most perfect beach. Coconut trees, white sand and turquoise water. Without a doubt, Boracay is one of the best beach destinations in the world.

I always wondered why people were telling me that Boracay is oh-so-expensive. I understand, people assume it's pricey to stay in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Here is the good news! It's not if you read this post and follow my tips! I spent in total almost a year in Boracay, trust me, I know this island better than my kitchen.

In my latest blog post I explain you where to find accommodation in Boracay for 300 - 600 PHP a night. I tell you where you can enjoy the sunset with a Caipirinha for only 25 PHP and I share my secrets where I discovered the most affordable restaurants on the island. You want to know more?

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Boracay On A Budget - Philippine's Top Island On 1000 PHP A Day

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