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The Ultimate Boracay Guide for First-Time Travelers

One of the first places that always comes to mind when we think of beautiful beaches here in the Philippines is, no doubt, Boracay Island. With multiple awards and recognitions under its belt, Boracay Island is undeniably a dream destination for all types of travelers, especially first-timers who crave some sun, sand, and sea.

Now, you might be wondering where to go, which beachfront hotel in Boracay to stay in, and where to eat at when you get there. There’s no need to worry, as we’ve come up with an ultimate guide for first-time travelers if they have Boracay on top of their list this season.

  • Conquer your fear and turn it into a memorable experience. 

Take your Boracay escape to a whole new level by trying out at least one of the island’s famous water, land, and air activities. For starters, why not try parasailing? We promise your bravery will be rewarded with the breathtaking view of the Boracay coastline. A bit scared of heights? A relaxing paraw ride might just be your cup of tea. So better ready your waterproof camera and take awesome shots while you are up in the air or in the middle of the sea! 

  • Try out Boracay’s famous Calamansi muffin. 

With the perfect balance of sweet and sour, we guarantee you that every bite of this famous treat will surely give you a satisfying dessert experience.  The best part? You can take this slice of Boracay home for your friends and family to try!

  • Seas the day at Astoria Current’s saltwater pool. 

If you are craving for the sea’s tranquility but are too tired to go to the beach, you can always resort to the next best thing: Astoria Current’s saltwater pool!  This stunning amenity, situated in our beautiful resort in Boracay Station 3, is sure to give you the tropical vibes your feed needs, whether it is summer or not. Make sure to take a shot or two for the gram!

  • Check out Astoria Current’s Parasol Restaurant for a superb gastronomical experience. 

Parasol Restaurant is a hidden foodie gem tucked in Astoria Current. From its vividly designed interiors accompanied with a pool-side view, fusion cuisine with a la carte dishes, and everything in between, travelers can have a mind-blowing gastronomic experience right in the heart of the island. Remember to order some delicious cocktail drink concoctions to cap off your meal!

  • The perfect way to end the day? Have a cup of the island’s famous soft-serve ice cream. 

True enough, a day of adventure in this stunning island can be a tiring one. That’s why we cannot think of a better way to cap off your day than by having soft-serve ice cream with fresh fruits on top! With an ice cream truck inside the premises of Astoria Current, you can mix and match your soft serve treat with different decadent toppings.  Yummy!

Undeniably, we all have preferences on how to spend our much-needed vacation. Whatever yours may be, we are absolutely certain that experiencing the island straight from our hotel in Boracay Station 3, Astoria Current, will make your trip extra special! Be sure to #FollowTheCurrent and book your room via our website at

Sea you soon!

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