Boracay Island has received many awards from numerous travel publications and was awarded as one the World’s Best Beaches by Tripadvisor and Forbes Magazine. For those wanting to just lounge around and top up their tan, beachfront hotels usually have lounge chairs set up just a few steps away from the hotel entrances. The more active will appreciate water sports and activities such as sailing, windsurfing, snorkeling, diving and jet skiing. The fun in Boracay doesn't end when the sun sets. The nightlife pulsates with many bars and restaurants serving food, drink and fun until the wee hours of dawn.
There are two airports located near to the island of Boracay.
- Caticlan or Godofredo P. Ramos Airport (MPH). Airlines with flights to and from Caticlan are: Cebu Pacific Air from Manila and Cebu, Philippine Airlines and SkyJet from Manila only.
- Kalibo International Airport (KLO) - Compared to Caticlan's airport, the Kalibo Airport runway is able to land larger aircraft such as Boeing 737s and Airbus A320s. However, it is further from Caticlan's jetty port which is a leisurely 80 minutes away. Cebu Pacific Air, Air Asia, Philippine Airlines connects Kalibo to Manila, Taipei, Shanghai and Seoul. Philippines AirAsia connects from Clark/Angeles City in central Luzon to Kalibo with daily return flights. Tigerair Philippines connects Kalibo to Clark, Manila and Singapore.
Shangri-la’s Boracay Resort and Spa provides roundtrip land and speedboat transfers via Caticlan airport. Upon arrival at the airport, guests will be brought to Caticlan Jetty port where they have own private lounge exclusive to all Shangri-La guests called the Mabuhay Center. From there, guests will be brought by speedboats straight to the resort.