Boracay Getaway! Awesome beaches and a great atmosphere which can't be missed!

Hi everyone. This post is a little late as I've been rather busy the past few weeks and I didn't have much time to edit photos or even craft this post. But anyway, to those who dont know, I managed to visit Boracay mid December! 

I was announced the winner of the Cebu Pacific Juan Blogger Challenge which made me a Cebu Pacific Airlines first Blogger Ambassador and I won 4 fully paid trips to Philippines with flights sponsored by Cebu Pacific Airways, Accommodation by Agoda and shopping money by Visa! 

This is my 3rd trip to the Philippines, so I decided to go to Boracay, as everyone has been saying its a must go for their crystal clear beaches and white sand! 

This time, I travelled with Eileen and we took an early flight to Manila, and took another connecting flight to Boracay. Agoda was gracious enough to book for us a nice room at Alta Vista, Boracay. We even had airport transfers & boat fees covered. Totally loving it!

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If you have no idea what Agoda is about, Agoda Company Pte Ltd ( is a leading Asia-based, online hotel reservations company, which specializes in securing the lowest discount hotel prices. is part of (Nasdaq:PCLN).'s network includes more than 360,000 hotels worldwide. The multinational staff of more than 1,400 professionals, located throughout the world, provides a first-rate reservation service that uniquely combines local knowledge and local connections to provide the best hotel deals to both business and leisure travellers.

We reached our hotel and it was beautiful even though it was slightly affected by Typhoon Yolanda. Alta Vista is a resort away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist beach, and its located only 5 minutes from Puka beach. It has 500 rooms, so well you can say its a very big resort. We had a swift check in with really nice concierge service which brought us to our room.

check out our room:

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It really feels like a honeymoon site!

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Lovely swans all over

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the Balcony

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The bathroom

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The kitchenette

For Him & Her stuff! So cute!

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After chilling in our room, we decided to go to white beach at station 2 which is the tourist spot for everyone! you can literally find anything there from souvenir shops, restaurants, mini marts and of course, a crystal clear beach! Alta Vista provided shuttles every hour so it was pretty convenient to head over there at any time.

To those who wants to buy seashell souvenirs and stuff, head over to Puka beach as its way cheaper. I'll be updating that in my next post

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D'Mall at Station 2

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Eileen & I

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She's trying to get some hats

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I love Boracay sign

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After effects if the typhoon

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A place called the hobbit house

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The beach!

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And of course, the sunset there is beautiful! Check out some of the pictures we took!

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You can rent a sale boat out if you want to get hold of the sunset. a person quoted me 1,500 pesos for 2 of us but I wasn't too sure of the rates so we didn't do it

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The shirt "Bangon PH" means Rise Philippines in direct translation. these shirts are for charity to help those who were affected by the Typhoon

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Eileen striking with hers

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Eileen & I

And when night came, it was the life of the party as there was nothing more happening than the beach itself. lights illuminated the streets and the stars illuminated the sky! This is ever so close to paradise!

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The lighted up beach

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The stars at night

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Street performers

Thats all for this post. I'll be updating soon on the other activities I did at Boracay! I want to personally thank Michelle from Cebu Pacific for arranging all these for me and of course to the wonderful sponsors, Cebu Pacific Air, Agoda & Visa for this trip!

Stay tuned for the next post!

Read about my other Philippine adventures here:

Manila Trip:

Cebu Trip:

Boracay Trip:

Palawan Trip


BoracayStories said…
Wow! Great to know that you've chosen to visit Boracay this time. Judging from your photos, you had a good time while here. Cheers!
Samuel C said…
Heys! Yeah we had a great time! cheers!
Ash said…
SO NICE! you gotta share some of your luck with me next time. I wanna win contests too!! haha and thanks for the agoda love man!
Samuel C said…
@ash haha go and try joining some contest lah! yeah you guys rock :)
AJ said…
Boracay looks amazeball! You luckyyyy duddeeeee. See you for steve aoki!
Hilda Milda™ said…
The beach is really pretty! Never knew Philippines has such beautiful beach.
Samuel C said…
@alyssa yeah it is! definitely a place to be in your bucket list

@hilda you should try travelling there some time! their beaches there are really beautiful! also try out Cebu/Palawan Island :)