Boracay. On a Tuesday. Image courtesy of iStockphoto/Thinkstock.

Just a short 1-hour flight south of the Philippine capital is an island renowned for its stunning beaches and exotic nightlife – Boracay Island.

Unless you have Filipino friends (or if you are Filipino), you’ve probably never heard of this place.  If you are from the Philippines, this is the place to go when you want an ultimate beach vacation.

Why?  The island is beautiful, the weather is awesome, the sand is ridiculously soft and buttery, the women are amazing and the party scene is ridiculous.

Don’t sleep in too late, though – you might miss something.

A few quick tips before you book your trip to Boracay:

  • If you can, stay at a 5 star resort.
    Their fees include ferries and the service is fantastic.
  • Try to stay for 4-5 days.
    You’re going to kick yourself if you don’t.
  • Plan on relaxing.
    That’s what vacations are for, right?

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