“Have you been to Boracay yet?” is a question everyone in the Philippines asks. The keyword is yet, because eventually everyone in the Philippines goes to Boracay. Boracay sits comfortably on the throne as the Philippines number one vacation destination. In fact, it was rated as the world’s #1 island in 2012 by Travel + Leisure Magazine. It’s not just that it has beaches, it’s the sand that is as soft and smooth as powdered sugar, it’s the always-just-right-temperature water, the sea breezes and warm temperatures, and enough beach-side hotels and restaurants to keep you entertained for several months.
We stayed at the Bluewaves Beachhouse. Perfect location, and they bake amazing bread there for your morning toast and eggs. My favorite meal was at the Lemon Cafe. The lemon martini is a cant-miss item on the menu. Unfortunately, we went back for a second time, and the drinks were awful, so consistency might need to be improved.