This 3-mile (5-km) stretch of pristine sand lined with swaying palms is frequently voted one of the world’s best beaches. Boracay, which is 4 miles (6 km) long and half-a-mile (1 km) at its narrowest point, has many other bays scattered along its shores. There are fantastic views of the beaches and the deep ocean beyond from Mount Luho, the island’s highest point.
Boracay is a resort island in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines. It lies 0.8 kilometers (0.50 mi) off the northwest coast of Panay. Having a total area of 10.32 square kilometers (3.98 sq mi), it is under the jurisdiction of three barangays in Malay, Aklan, which in 2015, had a population of 32,267. The island was administered by the Boracay Inter-agency Task Force during its six-month-long closure in 2018.
Boracay island from space Apart from its white sand beaches, Boracay is also famous for being one of the world’s top destinations for relaxation. As of 2013, it was emerging among the top destinations for tranquility and nightlife.
Boracay was awarded as the 2012 Best Island in the World by the international travel magazine Travel + Leisure.In 2014, the resort island was at the top of the “Best Islands in the World” list published by the international magazine Condé Nast Traveler. In 2016, Boracay headed the magazine’s list of “Top 10 destinations to watch”. Wikipedia