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Souvenir Items and Pasalubong from Boracay Island to Bring Home

Find trinkets and other souvenir finds before heading home from Boracay.

By: Karen Bermejo | September 08, 2020

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Souvenirs Items, Pasalubong from Boracay, Boracay Island

Get handmade things and cute trinkets to remind you of Boracay!

Images: Fiesta Souvenirs Boracay Facebook Page

Part of traveling is bringing home souvenir items from the place we visited. Giving pasalubong (take-home gifts) lets those who were left at home to experience what we had in our vacation. That’s why people spend a part of their budget on souvenirs.

In Boracay, it’s easy to find pasalubong from Boracay everywhere. There are lots of talipapa (small markets) where different kinds of souvenir items are sold. Millions of tourists visit Boracay island, which has led to a thriving cottage industry for souvenir items, makers, and sellers. The pieces below, however, remain as favorite Boracay souvenirs.


Shirts

Price Range: PhP150 to PhP180


Souvenirs Items

Shirts and sandos with various prints are favorite giveaways from Boracay.

Images: Fiesta Souvenirs Boracay

First-time visitors usually have an “I “heart” Boracay t-shirt to profess their love for the island. Most stalls have almost similar prices, but you will still spend much of your time choosing which shirts have the best fabric and design.



If you are looking for a more popular pasalubong from Boracay, like a brand of shirts, there are four Island Souvenir items locations on Boracay island: at the beachfront in Station 2, D’Talipapa, Eurotel Boracay, and Fairways & Bluewater Newcoast Resort. There are also two Fiesta! Favorite Souvenir shops on the island: in D'Mall Boracay and at the main road in Station 2.

For custom-designed shirts, you can have your name hand-painted on your shirt at Happy Planet Boracay. Prices range from PhP500 to PhP860, depending on size and color.


Keychains

Price Range: PhP35 to PhP100


Pasalubong from Boracay

Shells are integrated into souvenirs

..

A sand-filled vial with the word “Boracay” coupled with colorful designs is one popular keychain style you will find here. For PhP100, you can have eight small keychains or five big vials.


Aside from this pasalubong from Boracay island, colorful keychains are an ordinary sight. You can choose from designs like seashells and mini surfboards, among others. You can mix and match seven key chains for PhP100.


Home decor

Price Range: PhP50 to PhP100


Boracay Island

Various kinds of home decors and wares

..

Another favorite souvenir items are ref magnet. Ref magnets made of ceramic are sold at PhP50, while more expensive ones are at PhP150. There are unlimited designs you can choose from, so you can find something that suits your taste; it is the perfect pasalubong from Boracay to bring home.

For those who want a display item, a miniature Boracay kubo (native hut) fitted inside a bottle is also popular here. These are sold from PhP300 to PhP500. Not all stalls have them, as these are mostly sold by members of the Malay Boracay Vendors Association (MAVOBEN). The vendors’ group has its own stall area along the beachfront, near El Centro Beach Resort Boracay in Station 2.



Fashion Accessories

Price Range: PhP20 to PhP100


Souvenirs Items

Necklaces for all your friends.

..

For the Boracay island vibe, bracelets and anklets are ubiquitous souvenir items from Boracay. You can buy one bundle of colorful bracelets as pasalubong from Boracay island for all your friends for PhP100. A bracelet made from thread usually has 12 pieces, but if you buy more, you can ask for extra bracelets.

You can also have your bracelets customized. For PhP100, you can buy five native-type bracelets with free name carving to make your souvenir extra special.

Anklets made of puka shells are also something you can only find in Boracay. The anklets designed with colorful threads are sold at three for PhP100 at White Beach. However, if you go to Puka Beach, you can get it for only PhP20. You can even watch the vendors as they make your anklet at the beach.



Bags

Price Range: PhP150 to PhP300


Pasalubong from Boracay

Colorful bags

..

Upon leaving Boracay island, you’ll surely need extra space to put your pasalubong from Boracay. That’s why bags printed with the name of the island are popular among tourists. Bags with various designs start at PhP150, while bigger bags are sold at PhP300. Shoulder bags go for PhP80 to PhP100. If you prefer a minimalist style, there are white canvas I “heart” Boracay bags at Glorias Souvenir Shop at D’Talipapa.

Native products from Aklan turned into bags are also one popular choice among tourists. Shoulder and hand bags made of nito (forest vine), a plant fiber locally sourced from Aklan, are sold at PhP150 and PhP500, respectively.


Sarong

Price Range: PhP150 to PhP350


Boracay Island

You might need a colorful sarong during a sunny beach day.

..

One beach essential and pasalubong from Boracay when visiting the island is a sarong. It can be used as protection from the heat, as a cover-up before and after a swim, or just for style. Sarong prices depend on the size and the quality of its fabric. A sarong made of thin cloth ranges from PhP150 to PhP180, while larger ones with a thicker fabric are sold at PhP350. Common sarong styles from the island include prints of Bob Marley or tribal designs.



Delicacies

Price Range: PhP65 and up


Souvenirs Items

It’s a snack galore!

Image: Fiesta Souvenirs Boracay

When on Boracay island, you can grab snacks this pasalubong from Boracay and Aklan like banana, taro and sweet potato chips. These are sold at three for PhP100. Another local delicacy famous here is ampao, a crunchy rice snack from Lezo, Aklan.

Aside from local products, Korean souvenir items shops also carry Philippine snack items like dried mangoes from Cebu and Guimaras. Mango candies and other mango products are also commonly bought by Korean and Chinese tourists.


Go to Yoorekka for more pasalubong ideas and recommendations!


If you want to bring home a piece of souvenir items from Boracay, these pasalubong from Boracay island might bring back some memories of your vacation. So, even if you’re on a budget, spare a little cash for something that would remind you of this island.


Click the store links to see their exact addresses and contact numbers.
Prices may change without prior notice.


This article was originally published in Yoorekka on May 27, 2017.



Souvenirs Items, Pasalubong from Boracay, Boracay Island

Get handmade things and cute trinkets to remind you of Boracay!

Images: Fiesta Souvenirs Boracay Facebook Page

Part of traveling is bringing home souvenir items from the place we visited. Giving pasalubong (take-home gifts) lets those who were left at home to experience what we had in our vacation. That’s why people spend a part of their budget on souvenirs.

In Boracay, it’s easy to find pasalubong from Boracay everywhere. There are lots of talipapa (small markets) where different kinds of souvenir items are sold. Millions of tourists visit Boracay island, which has led to a thriving cottage industry for souvenir items, makers, and sellers. The pieces below, however, remain as favorite Boracay souvenirs.


Shirts

Price Range: PhP150 to PhP180


Souvenirs Items

Shirts and sandos with various prints are favorite giveaways from Boracay.

Images: Fiesta Souvenirs Boracay

First-time visitors usually have an “I “heart” Boracay t-shirt to profess their love for the island. Most stalls have almost similar prices, but you will still spend much of your time choosing which shirts have the best fabric and design.



If you are looking for a more popular pasalubong from Boracay, like a brand of shirts, there are four Island Souvenir items locations on Boracay island: at the beachfront in Station 2, D’Talipapa, Eurotel Boracay, and Fairways & Bluewater Newcoast Resort. There are also two Fiesta! Favorite Souvenir shops on the island: in D'Mall Boracay and at the main road in Station 2.

For custom-designed shirts, you can have your name hand-painted on your shirt at Happy Planet Boracay. Prices range from PhP500 to PhP860, depending on size and color.


Keychains

Price Range: PhP35 to PhP100


Pasalubong from Boracay

Shells are integrated into souvenirs

..

A sand-filled vial with the word “Boracay” coupled with colorful designs is one popular keychain style you will find here. For PhP100, you can have eight small keychains or five big vials.


Aside from this pasalubong from Boracay island, colorful keychains are an ordinary sight. You can choose from designs like seashells and mini surfboards, among others. You can mix and match seven key chains for PhP100.


Home decor

Price Range: PhP50 to PhP100


Boracay Island

Various kinds of home decors and wares

..

Another favorite souvenir items are ref magnet. Ref magnets made of ceramic are sold at PhP50, while more expensive ones are at PhP150. There are unlimited designs you can choose from, so you can find something that suits your taste; it is the perfect pasalubong from Boracay to bring home.

For those who want a display item, a miniature Boracay kubo (native hut) fitted inside a bottle is also popular here. These are sold from PhP300 to PhP500. Not all stalls have them, as these are mostly sold by members of the Malay Boracay Vendors Association (MAVOBEN). The vendors’ group has its own stall area along the beachfront, near El Centro Beach Resort Boracay in Station 2.



Fashion Accessories

Price Range: PhP20 to PhP100


Souvenirs Items

Necklaces for all your friends.

..

For the Boracay island vibe, bracelets and anklets are ubiquitous souvenir items from Boracay. You can buy one bundle of colorful bracelets as pasalubong from Boracay island for all your friends for PhP100. A bracelet made from thread usually has 12 pieces, but if you buy more, you can ask for extra bracelets.

You can also have your bracelets customized. For PhP100, you can buy five native-type bracelets with free name carving to make your souvenir extra special.

Anklets made of puka shells are also something you can only find in Boracay. The anklets designed with colorful threads are sold at three for PhP100 at White Beach. However, if you go to Puka Beach, you can get it for only PhP20. You can even watch the vendors as they make your anklet at the beach.



Bags

Price Range: PhP150 to PhP300


Pasalubong from Boracay

Colorful bags

..

Upon leaving Boracay island, you’ll surely need extra space to put your pasalubong from Boracay. That’s why bags printed with the name of the island are popular among tourists. Bags with various designs start at PhP150, while bigger bags are sold at PhP300. Shoulder bags go for PhP80 to PhP100. If you prefer a minimalist style, there are white canvas I “heart” Boracay bags at Glorias Souvenir Shop at D’Talipapa.

Native products from Aklan turned into bags are also one popular choice among tourists. Shoulder and hand bags made of nito (forest vine), a plant fiber locally sourced from Aklan, are sold at PhP150 and PhP500, respectively.


Sarong

Price Range: PhP150 to PhP350


Boracay Island

You might need a colorful sarong during a sunny beach day.

..

One beach essential and pasalubong from Boracay when visiting the island is a sarong. It can be used as protection from the heat, as a cover-up before and after a swim, or just for style. Sarong prices depend on the size and the quality of its fabric. A sarong made of thin cloth ranges from PhP150 to PhP180, while larger ones with a thicker fabric are sold at PhP350. Common sarong styles from the island include prints of Bob Marley or tribal designs.



Delicacies

Price Range: PhP65 and up


Souvenirs Items

It’s a snack galore!

Image: Fiesta Souvenirs Boracay

When on Boracay island, you can grab snacks this pasalubong from Boracay and Aklan like banana, taro and sweet potato chips. These are sold at three for PhP100. Another local delicacy famous here is ampao, a crunchy rice snack from Lezo, Aklan.

Aside from local products, Korean souvenir items shops also carry Philippine snack items like dried mangoes from Cebu and Guimaras. Mango candies and other mango products are also commonly bought by Korean and Chinese tourists.


Go to Yoorekka for more pasalubong ideas and recommendations!


If you want to bring home a piece of souvenir items from Boracay, these pasalubong from Boracay island might bring back some memories of your vacation. So, even if you’re on a budget, spare a little cash for something that would remind you of this island.


Click the store links to see their exact addresses and contact numbers.
Prices may change without prior notice.


This article was originally published in Yoorekka on May 27, 2017.



author

Karen writes to earn a living, tell stories and promote her advocacies. She’s a traveler and a volunteer. Her adventurous soul makes her more comfortable to sleep on the couch of a stranger than pay bucks for accommodation. Her ultimate dream is to travel the world, master a foreign language and learn how to swim. To keep her sanity while chasing her dreams, she chases waterfalls on weekends.

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