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. Expect a lot of local
visitors, too, for these months are vacation time for
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