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Boracay Wellness Guide

A guide to help you find the best hotels & places in Boracay for Wellness travellers


Boracay Island - a tropical paradise by the beach

Boracay is the number one destination in the Philippines for relaxing holidays by the beach, with a wide range of boutique hotels and luxury resorts with direct access to the beach and state-of-the-art wellness facilities.

The island’s soft-powder beaches allure travellers from all over the world while Boracay’s highlight is the awesome White beach. It is a 4km stretch of white sand lined with luxury resorts, mid-level accommodation options, backpacker hotels, restaurants, bars, and plenty dive shops. The beach is usually very crowded with large groups of tourists enjoying swimming and sunbathing from early the morning while the busiest time on the beach is at 6:00 pm where perfect sunsets steal the show!

In the evening the island comes alive with live music beach bars and fire dancers alluring you to relax in a beanbag chair with sand on your toes and a refreshing cocktail in hand and just immerse in the magic of this tropical island.

After all, if you feel exhausted of crowds just head to the northern end of the island where you will find Diniwid Beach, a smaller version of White Beach but not so busy. It is located just 10 minutes’ walk from the station 1 of White beach Peace and is perfect for those who value tranquillity and peace.

In this Boracay Wellness Guide, you will find the best wellness resorts and spa hotels in Boracay and exciting activities to explore the island and its surroundings.

Beach Resorts and Spa Hotels in Boracay for Wellness Travelers

Having one of the world's top beaches, Boracay’s White Beach is lined with a plethora of hotels ranging from luxury resorts and spas to backpackers options. While almost everywhere on the island you will find boutique hotels with spa facilities and exotic suites with hammocks, hot tubs, and swimming pools surrounded by verdant landscapes.

You will experience the ultimate seclusion at Shangri-La's Boracay Resort & Spa, a deluxe resort nestled within a leafy hillside with stunning views of the azure waters of Puka Shell Beach. Its spa area, CHI, is a sanctuary of personal peace and well-being providing inspiration and sage advices for guests to boost their inner health and outer beauty.

The best activities to do in Boracay

Being a tiny island with powder-soft white sand coasts, crystal-blue waters, and marvelous swimming conditions, Boracay is a popular destination for beach and diving lovers.

The most popular beaches in Boracay are White BeachPuka Shell BeachBulabog BeachBalinghai BeachIlig Iligan BeachDiniwid Beach, and Lapuz Lapuz Beach. With so many beaches, scuba diving and snorkelling are the most prominent activities in Boracay, with more than 15 dive sites around the island. You will be amazed by flashy corals, underwater holes, and remarkable groups of tropical fish! And, of course, the White Beach could not but be also the most popular location for diving in Boracay with several PADI diving centres. WaterColors Boracay Dive Resort is well known as one of the best places on the island to take classes, earn a PADI certificate, and learn how to dive like a pro.

However, if you are not in Boracay for diving, there are plenty of water-sports to indulge in case you get bored, including ParasailingSurfingWindsurfingKitesurfing, and even uncommon  activities including Zorb and Zipline and Standup Paddling

Another strange yet interesting activity that you may want to try in Boracay, is learning to swim like a mermaid! The Philippine Mermaid Swimming Academy started in Boracay and nowadays is global, offering swimming lessons where students get to wear mermaid tails.

Last but not least, you should not miss to take a boat tour that will guide you around the island’s coastlines allowing you to admire the tropical beauty of Boracay from the sea. The view is truly unique!

Below you will find all the places we handpicked for you!

Wellness Tips

Boracay is a popular wellness destination for relaxing holidays due to its stunning beaches with crystal-blue waters, white sand, and marvelous swimming conditions.

There are several spa hotels and resorts in Boracay, which feature their own wellness centers, offering you excellent spa treatments and services.

Scuba diving and snorkeling are the most popular activities in Boracay, offering a wide diversity of diving sessions. The White Beach is the most popular location for diving in Boracay.

Other popular sports in Boracay Island are Surfing, Windsurfing, and Kitesurfing, while there are several boat tours offered around the island.

One of the most fun and popular activities on the island of Boracay is learning to swim like a mermaid, and there are even teachers for that!

Travel Info

How to get there

  • By boat
  • By ferry
  • By air

Move around

  • Buses

Ideal for

  • Snorkelling & scuba diving
  • Water sports
  • Beach holidays
  • Island hopping
  • Adventure holidays
  • Wellness & spa
  • Local gastronomy
  • Exotic holidays
  • Relaxation in nature
  • Celebration & retirement holidays
  • Lgbt holidays

Destination Type

  • Island

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 What can I find in this Wellness Travel Guide ?

Our Travel by Interest Experts have created this dedicated wellness travel guide, to help you easily plan your next spa holidays and discover all the places you want to see and all the things you want to do. You can find here the top spa, outdoor activities, hot springs, as well as spa Hotels and Resorts to stay!

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