Golden sunsets, crystal blue waters and powdery white sand are part of why Boracay is paradise. This small island in the Philippines is less than 5 miles long with spectacular beaches, diving, night life and world class kiteboarding on Bulabog Beach.
Josh and I visited friends on the island to ring in the New Year of 2007. We stayed at the relaxing Blue Mango Inn on White Beach. Every morning we woke to the sounds of gentle waves crashing right outside our door.
We were a good stroll down the beach from D’Mall, where there is plenty of shopping, restaurants and bars. A cold San Mig Light brings back many memories from our trip.
Our friends ran the Blue Mango Dive Center and lead us on fantastic dives around the island. We saw reefs teeming with tropical fish, barrel sponges and vibrantly colored nudibranchs.
Whenever I hear the Armand TJ’s song “Bora Bora Boracay,” it transports me back to the island and tempts me to book my next trip.