Paraw Sailing, Cliff Diving, and Other Exciting Water Activities in Boracay

The number of water activities you can enjoy on Boracay Island, Philippines—while billeted at the best beach resorts or hotels in Boracay—is endless. It is one of the many reasons why this island is known around the world. If you are coming over for the vacation of a lifetime, here is a short list of what’s in store for you in this island paradise:

1. Paraw Sailing
A picture you have probably seen in iconic postcards from the island, a paraw is an outrigger boat with two sails. You can go for a ride and let the wind take you on a tour of some of the best sights around the island. Schedule it close to the sunset to get spectacular views.

Sailing a paraw at sunset is a popular tourist activity in Boracay. [image from https://upload.wikimedia.org/]
Sailing a paraw at sunset is a popular tourist activity in Boracay. [image from https://upload.wikimedia.org/]
[image from http://farm5.static.flickr.com/]
[image from http://farm5.static.flickr.com/]
2. Cliff diving
Ariel’s Point at the tip of the island has numerous cliff diving platforms. Pay a visit if you dare and take the jump. The highest is at 13 meters, but there are lower jump-off points that range from 7 meters down to 3 meters. The experience will probably make you wobble in the knees a bit, but it will surely make for wonderful travel stories once you return home.

Face your fear of heights and fly. [image from http://www.7stonesboracay.com/]
Face your fear of heights and fly. [image from http://www.7stonesboracay.com/]
[image from http://www.arielspoint.com/]
[image from http://www.arielspoint.com/]
3. Island hopping
Discover the beauty of the many beaches around Boracay, such as Puka Beach, Crocodile Beach, and Crystal Cove Island. Get the complete experience by picking an island-hopping tour package that includes lunch and have a feast under the sun, and with the sea and sand surrounding you.

The waters surrounding Crocodile Island is lush with vibrant sealife – from colorful corals to rare types of fish. [image from http://www.7stonesboracay.com/]
The waters surrounding Crocodile Island is lush with vibrant sea life – from colorful corals to rare types of fish. [image from http://www.7stonesboracay.com/]
Crystal Cove is known for its breathtaking rock formations, lush vegetation, caves, and a beautiful sandy beach. [image from http://i2.wp.com/trips2philippines.com/]
Crystal Cove is known for its breathtaking rock formations, lush vegetation, caves, and a beautiful sandy beach. [image from http://i2.wp.com/trips2philippines.com/]
4. Scuba Diving
The beauty of Boracay does not end above the surface. When you are done swimming and going around the clubs and restaurants, go underwater and explore the wonders of over 15 dive sites around the area. Each is teeming with marine life, corals, underwater tunnels, caves, and more. It offers tourists a different view of the island and it certainly is a sight to behold.

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There are 2 known dive sites in Boracay called Punta 1 and Punta 2. Punta 1 has a drop off that is about 24 m (80 ft) while Punta 2 starts at 30 and goes down to 50 m (170 ft). [image from http://atravelthing.com/]
[image from http://www.cosmicadventure.com/]
[image from http://www.cosmicadventure.com/]
Make sure you do not miss out on these water activities and spend your holiday in Boracay this year. Apart from these exciting options, there are also high quality accommodations that you can grab for the best value, such as that offered by Azalea Boracay. The hotel recently launched its Romantic Retreat – 3D2N After Summer Vacation Package. By booking a minimum of 2 nights, you’ll get the following inclusions: Filipino buffet breakfast, free in- room massage for 2, round-trip airport transfer, free use of swimming pool, free transfer to D’Mall, free Wi-Fi access, and complimentary welcome drinks. This Boracay accommodation promo, which is valid until October 26, 2016, is exclusively available at http://www.azaleaboracay.com/.

One Bedroom-Apartment-Suite-3
Azalea Hotels and Residences Boracay’s location is just a short stroll from White Beach in Station 2, D’Mall, restaurants, bars, and various establishments, while Caticlan Jetty Port is a few minutes ride away.
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This 4-star serviced apartment hotel in Boracay promises to bring every holiday to greater heights and make staying indoors as fun as the island’s outdoor attractions.