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This Week in Boracay (March 11 to 17, 2018)

The weather forecast in Boracay this week includes sunny skies.

By: Karen Bermejo | March 11, 2018

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News about the possible closure of Boracay has been making the rounds online and in the media. While President Rodrigo Duterte is yet to give his final decision on the matter, Boracay remains open for tourists. Though the possible closure of the island is left hanging, this week is still a good time to visit Boracay due to the sunny days in the forecast. It is also a great time to try fun-filled water sports activities and thirst-quenching refreshments.


Hot weather



Boracay weather forecast

Sunny days are in the forecast this week.

Image: Writer


For the second week of March, hot weather is expected at a maximum temperature of 30°C and minimum temperature of 27°C. It will be sunny throughout the week with stray thunderstorms on some days. With the heat, it is advisable to use sunscreen all the time or wear rash guards to prevent sunburns. Drink more water too to avoid dehydration. Bringing your own water bottle is advisable. You can just refill it at your own hotel or in restaurants. This way, you are helping reduce trash generated on the island.


Boracay remains open



Boracay weather forecast

Traffic on the main road in Boracay

Image: Writer


Amid negative reports about the place, a number of tourists still choose to travel to Boracay for the summer. There is still a heavy influx of tourists coming to the island. Heavy traffic can be expected in major streets due to the ongoing cleanup of the drainage and sewage system. A number of structures were also ordered to be demolished as part of the cleanup efforts of the local government and national agencies. Owners of establishments along the beachfront and on the main road were also issued notices of violation and were asked to comply to avoid closure of their business.


Travel adventure

Local food to try: buko juice and more


Boracay weather forecast

Quench your thirst with a fresh coconut juice.



You can beat the heat by drinking some fresh coconut juice, which usually costs from PhP50 to PhP100. You can reserve your cold beer for the night. You can also try fresh fruit shakes at PhP60 to PhP120. Another option is halo-halo, a popular Filipino dessert which is a mixture of various fruits in shaved ice and evaporated milk.


Local activity: water sports


Boracay weather forecast

Riding a Flyfish can be done in pairs or groups.

Image: Astoria Current


As the summer season draws near, water sports activities become popular in the island. You can try water sports activities like a Flyfish ride (PhP600 per person) which can be done in pairs, or a banana boat ride (PhP250 per person) which can be done with at least five people. You can also rent a jet ski if you prefer a solo activity. If you prefer a more laidback way to enjoy the water, you can also do standup paddle boarding. You can rent a board at PhP300 an hour and paddle amidst the flat waves at White Beach.

News about the possible closure of Boracay has been making the rounds online and in the media. While President Rodrigo Duterte is yet to give his final decision on the matter, Boracay remains open for tourists. Though the possible closure of the island is left hanging, this week is still a good time to visit Boracay due to the sunny days in the forecast. It is also a great time to try fun-filled water sports activities and thirst-quenching refreshments.


Hot weather



Boracay weather forecast

Sunny days are in the forecast this week.

Image: Writer


For the second week of March, hot weather is expected at a maximum temperature of 30°C and minimum temperature of 27°C. It will be sunny throughout the week with stray thunderstorms on some days. With the heat, it is advisable to use sunscreen all the time or wear rash guards to prevent sunburns. Drink more water too to avoid dehydration. Bringing your own water bottle is advisable. You can just refill it at your own hotel or in restaurants. This way, you are helping reduce trash generated on the island.


Boracay remains open



Boracay weather forecast

Traffic on the main road in Boracay

Image: Writer


Amid negative reports about the place, a number of tourists still choose to travel to Boracay for the summer. There is still a heavy influx of tourists coming to the island. Heavy traffic can be expected in major streets due to the ongoing cleanup of the drainage and sewage system. A number of structures were also ordered to be demolished as part of the cleanup efforts of the local government and national agencies. Owners of establishments along the beachfront and on the main road were also issued notices of violation and were asked to comply to avoid closure of their business.


Travel adventure

Local food to try: buko juice and more


Boracay weather forecast

Quench your thirst with a fresh coconut juice.



You can beat the heat by drinking some fresh coconut juice, which usually costs from PhP50 to PhP100. You can reserve your cold beer for the night. You can also try fresh fruit shakes at PhP60 to PhP120. Another option is halo-halo, a popular Filipino dessert which is a mixture of various fruits in shaved ice and evaporated milk.


Local activity: water sports


Boracay weather forecast

Riding a Flyfish can be done in pairs or groups.

Image: Astoria Current


As the summer season draws near, water sports activities become popular in the island. You can try water sports activities like a Flyfish ride (PhP600 per person) which can be done in pairs, or a banana boat ride (PhP250 per person) which can be done with at least five people. You can also rent a jet ski if you prefer a solo activity. If you prefer a more laidback way to enjoy the water, you can also do standup paddle boarding. You can rent a board at PhP300 an hour and paddle amidst the flat waves at White Beach.

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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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