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5 Exciting Activities in Boracay If You’re A Full-on Water Babe

If you love water, these activities should be on your bucket list!

By: Shanice Reyes | January 01, 2022
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This 2021, plunge into the wonders of Boracay by trying out these water activities!

Image: Reef Riders Windsurf, Kitesurf & Stand-up Paddleboarding Center Facebook page

Boracay, an island covered with palm trees and known for its pristine white sand beach, boasts of the best crystal clear waters in the country and attracts beach bums from all over the world. The small island is known as a destination for holidaymakers, and it offers many exciting water activities that deserve a spot in your itinerary.

Surrounded by more than 20 nearby dive sites and blessed with colorful marine life, Boracay has a lot to offer when it comes to exciting water activities. Here is the ultimate list of water activities that you must do during your visit to the island. Read on!

1. Paddleboarding

Recommended place: Enrico’s Stand Up Paddle Board Boracay, Station 1, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan

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Paddleboarding is one of the more laid-back beach activities you can enjoy.

Image: Enrico’s Stand Up Paddle Board Boracay Facebook page

If you want a safe way to discover the calm waters of Boracay Island, try paddleboarding! You can either sit, stand, or lie on your back on the paddleboard. Before paddling your way into the waters, have an experienced instructor from Enrico’s Stand Up Paddle Board Boracay teach you how to balance the board and provide you with a life vest to ensure your safety.

2. Kitesurfing

Recommended place: Freestyle Academy Kitesurfing, Bulabog Beach, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan

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Learn how to ride the waves and kitesurf your way to freedom in Boracay!

Image: Freestyle Academy Kitesurfing Facebook Page

Kitesurfing is one of the exciting water activities that daredevils should try when visiting Boracay. This activity takes place at Bulabog Beach, where the wind is strong enough to carry a kite surfer along a 6-hectare shore. At Freestyle Academy Kitesurfing, experienced kite surfers will teach you the basics and essential skills that you need to become an independent and confident kite surfer.

3. Parasailing

Recommended place: Le Soleil de Boracay, Station 2, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan

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For 15 minutes, you can get a birds-eye view of the beautiful Boracay coastline.

Image: Le Soleil de Boracay Facebook page

Fly high up above the white beach of Boracay and be amazed at the view of the island’s coastline! Parasailing is an exhilarating experience one should not also miss when visiting Boracay. Whether you want to go solo or bring along a friend, you can do this activity without any lessons at Le Soleil de Boracay. Le Soleil de Boracay is open from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Sunday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

4. Snorkeling

Recommended place: Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa, Barangay Yapak, Boracay Island, Malay Aklan

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Bring your fins and snorkel to Boracay and swim around the reefs of Punta Bunga Beach.

Snorkeling is one of the easiest ways to enjoy the marine life of Boracay—even kids can do this! At Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa, you can safely experience the beauty of the underwater world of Punta Bunga Beach. They can also provide you with a life vest and floaties if you are not confident to float on your own.

5. Windsurfing

Recommended place: Reef Riders Windsurf, Kitesurf & Stand-up Paddleboarding Center, Bulabog Beach, Barangay Balabag, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan

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The wind at Bulabog Beach is perfect for water sport activities.

Image: Reef Riders Windsurf, Kitesurf & Stand-up Paddleboarding Center Facebook page

Another beach activity in Boracay that adrenaline junkies should try is windsurfing along the coast of Bulabog Beach. You can rent the right equipment for windsurfing and learn from professional instructors at Reef Riders Windsurf, Kitesurf & Stand-up Paddleboarding Center; then, you can surf on your own.

The center is open daily from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM and offers windsurfing courses from entry and advanced level from PhP1,275 to PhP8,160, depending on the course.

From swimming your way around the reefs to riding the waves, there are fantastic activities in Boracay that will make your visit worth remembering!

Visit Yoorekka Magazine for more travel and exciting activities in Boracay!

Stay safe as you travel! Make sure to follow social distancing protocols and observe health precautions wherever you go. Have a great trip!

This article was originally published in Yoorekka on January 01, 2021.

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About Shanice Reyes
Shanice Reyes writes to buy herself good coffee and bike parts. When she's not writing, you can find her playing Ultimate Frisbee, traveling to new places, or hanging out with her dogs and tarantulas. Though she has an irrational fear of heights, she'd love to try sky-diving one day.
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