Boracay is one of the most famous tourist spot and Island beaches in the Philippines and known to some as the Philippine’s party island due to it's wild nightlife. It has one of the finest white sand in the country which also has clear and pristine aquamarine waters. It is a favorite for place for water-sports which includes: parasailing, banana boats and jetskiing. There are also other activities like snorkeling and diving sites around its vicinity.
According to the locals, Boracay was originally home to the Ati people. It was already inhabited before the Spaniards came to the Philippines and predates back to 12th century. The name originated from the local word "borac" which means white cotton with characteristics close to the color and texture of Boracay's white sugary and powdery sand. Another credits the name to local words "bora," meaning bubbles, and "bocay," meaning white.
It was voted by several travel publications as one of the best beaches in the Philippines, and even in the world on 2012 and 2014.
*My siblings shares their pictures and experience with regards to their Boracay trip. Thus, it was based on their pictures that this write-up was made.