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Buruanga – Travel guide
Boracay Philippines is a beautiful place to view. But to reach there you may need to pass by other popular and beautiful tourists attractions like Buruanga which allow you to reach Boracay by boat, bus or jeepney. So, if you are the one who is reaching Boracay by passing Buruanga then hold on because there is much to see which you should not miss before exploring Boracay attractions.
How to get there?
The nearest international airport is Kalibo International Airport which is few miles away from the Buruanga. So, if you are traveling from any other country then this is the most feasible way to reach in Buruanga. If you are already in the Philippines but any other part of the country then you can travel through the domestic flights which landed at Kalibo airport and Catician Airport.
After reaching there, you still need to travel about 2 hours by van or local bus from Kalibo to Buruanga. The van charge only 100 pesos per person. You can also choose jeepney which cost only 10-15 pesos from Caticlan. It took you only 20 minutes to reach at Buruanga from Caticlan. For those tourists who want to come from San Jase, they could use ship or boat as the mean of transport to reach Buruanga. But a ship is usually cost and you may need to pay up to 600 pesos for 6 hours of flight. But this will allow you to see some attractions and things to do in the ship.
Attractions to see:
Before you went to Boracay Philippines to see beaches in Boracay and Boracay attractions, don’t miss out to see what Buruanga has to offer you. As compare to Boracay, there are very limited tourists come here for the purpose of tourism. This is a lack of marketing by the local government or more likely, there are very people who know that this place has some hidden treasure to offer to the tourists. There are very old cave systems to explore including popular Saband cave of the Island and some mini beaches which are known for its beauty. Other than this, the Buruanga has so many hills, mountains, waterfalls and forest to see. The other popular beaches like White beach and Tigis Beach is just few KM away from the Buruanga.
Some of the popular places where you should go include Upaw Hills, Tuburan Baybay, Tinagong Dagat, Pagatpat, Talisa beach and Black Rock. You can also consider going beaches like Nasog and Kalamangyan beach for water sports and other outdoor activities.
You can also eat very typical Philippines street food there including popular banana chips and dried fish coconut deserts. The local market of Buruanga offers you fresh fruits to buy. You can also purchase furniture products from there or products which have been made from recycled paper. These are very cheap is the price but interesting in design to attract tourists to purchase them.
Alcohol and other drinks in part of the Philippines are very cheap. So if you have the plan to spend some time in Boracay for vacations then it is a wise idea to purchase alcohol drinks from there in bulk as there is a huge difference in prices there as compare to Boracay and Buruanga.
There is some resort there where you can book your room but it is a wise idea to consider rent a room in hotels in Boracay because it will allow you to see Boracay attractions and enjoy the Boracay beaches view. As compare to Buruanga, there are many hotels in Boracay and you may found a cheap resort to renting due to high competition between hotels, villas, and resorts etc.