City Scoop: Boracay

23 February 2016
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When you're visiting a city for the first time, there's nothing better than getting tips from a local beyond the usual guide book suggestions!

We asked Cebu Pacific Air manager, Ninno Angelo Ong for his insider scoop on Boracay including where to eat, drink and play, along with a local secret and memorable day trip.

Boracay Shangri La Living the good life in Boracay at the Shangri La (Image: Getty)


Real Coffee & Tea Cafe – Make sure you eat at Real Coffee & Tea Cafe and try the all-day breakfast menu and calamansi (Philippine lime) muffins.

After Dark

Epic Bar and Restaurant – Epic Bar and Restaurant at Station 2 is Boracay’s hot spot for drinking and partying. Close by is Boom Boom Bar where they play fantastic reggae music.


Puka Beach – Jump on a tricycle or rent a boat and go to Puka Beach, where it is less crowded than other parts of Boracay, and just relax with a great view and crystal-clear waters.

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Puka Beach Enjoy the tranquility along Puka Beach

Day Trip

Ariel’s Point – Ariel’s Point is the perfect day trip with something for everyone – swimming, cliff diving, kayaking and snorkelling. Meals and drinks are available with the island a short 40-minute boat ride away.

Secret Tip

Insider info – Just go with the flow from the moment you get to the island. If you’re after peace and quiet, visit in the off-peak months from June to November.

Visit your local Flight Centre store or call 131 600 for more advice and the latest deals on travelling to Boracay.

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