If you are heading to the Philippines, one of the most touristic places to visit is Boracay Island which is located in the Visayas Region. Here, we will write about where to stay in Boracay. There are many resorts in Boracay. Boracay is only 7 kilometers long and it’s divided by 3 Stations along White Beach the most popular beach in Boracay.
Starting from Station 3 the cheapest, station 2 the most popular and Station 1 where the most luxury resorts are in Boracay. Apart from this stations in Boracay you can stay at Bulabog Beach more affordable and quiet that staying around White Beach.
Best time to visit Boracay Island
There are 2 seasons- wet and dry season. The wet season starts from June to November and the rainy season can start as early from June to October. The best time to visit Boracay Island would be in the months of January and February. Click here for updates on accurate weather in Boracay Island.
Resorts in Boracay: Where to Stay in Boracay, Station 1
If you like luxury resorts in Boracay you should go to station 1. There are many beachfront resorts where you can have direct beach to the sea. We stayed at Discovery Shores and we really loved it.
DISCOVERY SHORES BORACAY
One of our choices in Station 1 were Discovery Shores Boracay with the best view of the White Beach. The hotel has various restaurants to choose from. Indigo Restaurant for foreign food and Fresco for Filipino choices all with a top of the line dining experience. If you choose to spend your time in the hotel, there are already various amenities and activities that you can enjoy
At the end of Station 1, it is ideal for swimming in White Beach. Also accessible going to Puka Beach, Diniwid Beach and Ilig Illigan Beach which are super recommended apart from White Beach.
HAMPSTEAD BOUTIQUE HOTEL
We stayed in a couple of hotels in Station 1 and one of which is Hampstead Boutique Hotel. Hampstead Boutique Hotel located in a quiet area. It just has a few rooms and only 5 minutes walking distance away to the beach in Station 1. The staff is really nice, and you will love the food and the hotel in general. They have 8 rooms, suites and amazing villa!
Our favorite in the hotel was enjoying this villa with views to the beach and our own private pool. The villa is for 10 people if you are traveling with your family and friends.
BLUEWAVES WESTCLIFF VILLA
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Another place on our list of Where to Stay in Boracay is Bluewaves Westcliff Villa. It boasts a peaceful and relaxing ambiance in every room for its guests, as well as their WiFi in every public area in the villa. Each room is air conditioned and has a TV as well as a private bathroom. and What tourists love the most is the friendliness of their staff, the outdoor poor, and the fact that it’s only a 5-minute walking distance away from the White Beach and Balabag Plaza. Because of that it has an excellent rating in Booking, with a score of 8.8. Aside from these, they have an in-house restaurant that serves a selection of pizzas and sandwiches for lunch and dinner.
Bluewaves Westcliff Villa is at Boracay’s Station 1 as well and you can book for as low as $58 USD. Click here to check their availability and book your stay!
Resorts in Boracay: Where to Stay in Boracay, Station 2
If you like nightlife bars and enjoying restaurants you should choose Station 2. Since you will be close to the party area. There are resorts in Boracay Station 2 close to the beach where you can stay quiet at night. Our best choice was Seabird International Resort.
SEABIRD INTERNATIONAL RESORT
We stayed Seabird International Resort which is located just a few meters from the beach. The location is quiet so you won’t believe that it’s just one minute walking distance away from the beach, bars and restaurants. They offer yoga classes in the morning, Filipino breakfast and the prices are affordable!
The staff is friendly and the hotel is close to everything. You only have to walk 5 minutes to go to D Mall, restaurants and less than a minute to go to the beach, bars and restaurants around the beach.
BORACAY HOLIDAY RESORT
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This resort in Boracay’s Station 2 is one of the best sellers in Agoda and it’s also rated as “Very Good”. What the guests love about this place is the outdoor pool, 24-hour service desk, and its location which is very convenient because it’s near the White Beach. You’ll love the fact the in Boracay Holiday Resort, all rooms are air conditioned and has a TV. They also offer free Wifi in each room! If you get hungry, don’t worry because they have their own restaurant too. If you want to avail their airport transfer, you’ll have to pay a fee of course.
Boracay Holiday Resort is at Station 2 as well and you can book a room for two for as low as $38 USD! Click here to check their availability and book your stay!
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Another guests’ favorite in Agoda is Lolas Lodge. Guests don’t just love the location, which is near establishments and beaches, but also love how budget-friendly this place is. Plus, their rooms are well maintained and they also love the aircon and the fact that they can cook in the kitchen. Make sure to prepare a PHP1000 or around $20 USD deposit but to be refunded once you check out. You can book a room for as low as $18 USD! They also have room options for big groups but book early because they sell out quickly.
Lola’s Lodge is just behind Budget mart near D-mall. Click here to check their availability and book your stay!
Resorts in Boracay: Where to stay in Boracay, Bulabog Beach
If you prefer to stay far from White Beach but walking distance Bulabog Beach is your place. We stayed at Mad Monkey Hostel and its the best place to stay if you want to meet people and you love party. If you don’t stay at Mad Monkey but you want to try the Party Boat in Boracay pass by to make your booking.
MAD MONKEY HOSTEL
For our stay at Bulabog Beach, we chose a party hostel named Mad Monkey Hostel, where there is a continuous party from 8 am to 1 am. They organize the boat party and different activities. From a boodle fight, a traditional Filipino dinner, beer pong and much more. Prices are affordable, party is guaranteed and you will never get bored.
THE LAZY DOG BED AND BREAKFAST
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According to the reviews in Agoda, the Lazy Dog Bed and Breakfast is one of the hotels with best prices for 8-star hotels in Bulabog Beach. What guests love the most about the hotel is that each room is air conditioned and has a free Wifi Connection and TV. They also offer wake-up service for their guests, which is a bit unusual for budget hotels. Aside from these, the hotel is also just a 50-meter walk from the beach and very accessible to nearby establishments. If you need an airport transfer, they can also offer it for a fee.
The Lazy Dog Bed and Breakfast is at Bulabog Beach as well and a room for one night stay can cost as low as $24 USD. Click here to check their availability and book your stay!
BORACAY BALCONY INN
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Boracay Balcony Inn, a place with an 8.9 rating in Agoda, is another place in our list of where to stay in Boracay that we recommend to you. For prices starting at $46 USD, you’ll experience a hospitable stay in their inn. Their rooms have both air conditioning and fan, as well as a TV and Wifi. If you would prefer to cook your own food rather than buying outside, you can also do that in Boracay Balcony Inn as every room has their own kitchenette with refrigerator. Their rooms are simple but really cozy and has a home-feel to it. It’s also just 150 meters away from the beach. You won’t regret your stay here!
Boracay Balcony Inn is at Road 1-A in Bulabog Beach. Click here to check their availability and book your stay!
Resorts in Boracay: Where to Stay in Boracay, Station 3
If you go on a budget the best deals for accommodation you will find in Station 3. Just a few minutes walking distance from Station 2 you will find good prices and cool resorts in Boracay. Check them below.
VILLA CAEMILLA BEACH BOUTIQUE HOTEL
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If you’ll be staying at Station 3 in Boracay, then you might want to consider Villa Caemilla Beach Boutique Hotel. It can be pricey to stay here, for $115 USD per night depending on your choice of room. For that price, they can give you the comfort that you need, like luxurious air conditioned rooms with private bathroom, mini fridge, and TV, as well as your own Wifi connection inside your room. You’ll also get to have a view of the beach, as it is located right in front of the famous beach. They also have their own restaurant serving good food and drinks. Villa Caemilla also provides airport transfer for a surcharge.
If you have the budget, we recommend that you stay at Villa Caemilla. Click here to check their availability and book your stay!
LA ISLA BONITA RESORT
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Lastly, for an affordable trip to Boracay Station 3, you might want to stay at the La Isla Bonita Resort. For as low as $20 USD, you’ll get to experience an air conditioned room with spacious beds. Although they don’t have TVs and WiFi in all rooms, some rooms do have views to the garden or the beach. The resort has its own coffee shop too, plus, they can offer you an airport transfer if you’d like. Your stay in this resort will surely give you a relaxing and home-like vacation in Boracay!
La Isla Bonita Resort is at the beachfront in Station 3, Boracay. Click here to check their availability and book your stay!
Hope you liked this blog post where to stay in Boracay Island and it’s helpful for your next trip. Where would you prefer to stay in the list of resorts in Boracay? Station 1, Station 2, Station 3 or Bulabog Beach?
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