Boracay never disappoints when it comes to its fine, white beach paradise and rich marine life. Boracay resorts are home to powdery sand beaches, with palm trees dotted throughout the island. Located in the western Visayas region of the Philippines, Boracay attracts millions of tourists yearly because of its enchanting beauty.
Because the island was recently closed for rehabilitation and clean up operations, the local authorities provided a list of accredited hotels and resorts that are allowed to operate. Only establishments who passed the environmental standards will be allowed to request a reservation and accommodate guests. Upon your arrival, the airport authorities will look for a hotel or resort reservation.
When looking for cheap Boracay resorts for your summer getaway, check if the establishment is among the list. Here are the accredited budget resorts you can book for your upcoming Boracay summer trip.
Diamond Water Edge Resort
Located in station 1 of Boracay, this boutique resort offers quick access to the beach with laidback surroundings. Stations 1 and 2 are known to be very busy, especially at night, because of the bars and other establishments. It’s a good thing Diamond Water Edge Resort is not so close to these establishments with loud music and entertainment.
One night of standard accommodation for two with breakfast starts at Php2,500 or $48, through Agoda and Booking.com. Deluxe rooms with a king-size bed start at Php3,200 or $62, which varies depending on the view, size of room, and number of people.
Boracay Holiday Resort
One of the biggest resorts in Boracay with decent room rates is the Boracay Holiday Resort. It is located at Station 2 and a five-minute walk from the beachfront. The resort has great facilities, like a restaurant, outdoor pool, and lounging area.
Standard room rates for two people are Php2,800 or $54, which already includes breakfast for two and use of facilities. The best thing about this resort is that they offer airport transfer if you are coming from Kalibo or Caticlan airports. The rate already includes daily housekeeping; therefore, you don’t need to worry about additional fees.
Sur Beach Resort
Get Bali vibes with vibrant rooms and common areas at Sur Beach Resort. It is located at the beachfront in Station 1, which is approximately 20 meters from the beach area. The resort is popular for its exceptional location and clean, beautiful rooms.
One night of accommodation for a standard room costs Php4,500 or $87. The room comes with breakfast for two, access to common areas, free Wi-Fi, and daily housekeeping.
The Orient Beach Boracay Resort
Used to staying at polished resorts with top-notch facilities? You can stay at The Orient Beach Boracay Resort for a furnished, rustic room ambiance complete with an outdoor pool area. For only Php2,295 per night or $44, you can get access to an outdoor pool and bar, rooftop, and free breakfast.
The resort is located 5 minutes away from Station 1 beachfront. The resort offers free shuttle services for guests. In addition to the outdoor pool, guests can also request room spa service for a relaxing retreat. For those who play golf, the establishment is approximately three kilometers away from a golf course on the island.
Hey Jude Resort Hotel
Located near the D’Mall at Station 2, Hey Jude Resort offers boutique and sophisticated accommodation that is budget-friendly. Rooms have a balcony with a view of the ocean, and the establishment is located five minutes away from the beachfront.
Being close to D’Mall, you can get access to a number of restaurants, bars, and shops on the island. The cheapest room, which is the Deluxe, costs only Php2,800 or $54 a night. It already includes breakfast for two, free Wi-Fi, a balcony/terrace, and access to common areas.
Because Boracay is popular, tourists can have lots of options for accommodation, entertainment, and food. The island is home to hundreds of hotels and resorts that have distinct features and facilities for every guest.
If you are traveling to Boracay anytime soon, make sure you check out these Boracay resorts for affordable room rates. It is safe to book a room a month or earlier before your arrival to the island. Best of all, see if the resort is accredited by local authorities to avoid problems upon your arrival.