Best time to go to Boracay Philippines
As a rule, it’s great to visit Boracay anytime. But then again, so many activities have been lined up that it is usually difficult to make up your mind regarding just WHEN to go. We have outlined here some of the major events in Boracay to help you make the
most of your stay in the island.
January in Boracay has one big plus: the world-famous Kalibo Ati-Atihan Festival, the Philippine mardi gras which is celebrated every third week of January.
International sports events such as the Boracay International Funboard Cup and the Annual International Paraw Cup Challenge is held during January to February.
It is during this time of the year when the “amihan” (northeast monsoon) season produces winds that are most reliable and at their strongest. March, April, and May are the summer months. At this time, the island thrives with beach activity as many tourists arrive to enjoy basking in the sun and staying in the cool waters, either swimming, diving or snorkeling. Except a lot of local visitors, too, for these months are vacation time for the students.
June, July and September are considered off-season months in Boracay. Budget conscious tourist swear that this is the best time to go since Boracay rates are cheapest and there are few “rivals” for that precious patch of white sand beach. After the hectic beehive activity of the summer months, there is – – aaah, the relative peace and quite!
October marks the beginning of the peak season. This already lasts until the summer months. During the months of October, November and December, the cool, tropical climate is at its best in the island. Major sports events are held at this time of the year.
Holiday offerings are also popular among most establishments during the Christmas season.