10 Best Accredited Hotels & Resorts in Boracay: Station 1, Beachfront, 5-Star Luxury Hotel, Family-Friendly

10 Best Accredited Hotels & Resorts in Boracay: Station 1, Beachfront, 5-Star Luxury Hotel, Family-Friendly

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Shangri-La Boracay Resort & Spa & Punta Bunga Cove Movenpick ResortPhotos by Shangri-La Boracay and Movenpick Boracay

If you’re planning a trip to Boracay, it’s best to finalize your Boracay hotel booking and flights as soon as possible. There are many accommodations on the island, so you won’t run out of options, whatever your budget or travel preferences may be. But if you want to ensure a comfortable and hassle-free stay, it’s best to book with the top hotels and resorts in Boracay.

Boracay is considered one of the top beaches and islands in the Philippines and consistently holds a place in the lists of the best beaches and islands in the world. Apart from being home to the finest white sand beaches in the Philippines, Boracay is also a destination where one can experience first-class hospitality services courtesy of the best luxury resorts in the Philippines dotting the shoreline of White Beach. It is also a good place to have your honeymoon in the Philippines as it is one of the most romantic places in the Philippines.

From chains of renowned 5-star hotels in the Philippines to boutique resorts, Boracay delivers world-class accommodations with amenities bursting with extravagance and comfort that offer the best home base for enjoying Boracay tours (including snorkeling in Boracay, paraw sailing in Boracay, Boracay parasailing, and a Boracay sunset cruise).  You won't run out of choices for good hotels in Boracay, some of which you can stay at by booking a Boracay tour package

Where you will stay on the island makes up one-half of your Boracay experience. It's important to come up with a great selection of where to stay in Boracay during your visit when planning your Boracay itinerary for things to do in Boracay

As part of the new policies in Boracay, tourists are required to present a printed Boracay hotel booking confirmation of their chosen resort or hotel upon entry on the island at Caticlan Jetty Port. The accommodation must be one of the Department of Tourism-accredited Boracay hotels and resorts.

There’s a lot to choose from in the many accredited hotels and resorts in Boracay. To help you choose the right one, whether you're looking for family vacation packages in the PhilippinesPhilippines honeymoon packages, or the best beach resorts in Boracay, here are some of the best hotels in Boracay that you should consider as your tropical home away from home:


10. Hue Hotels and Resorts Boracay

Beautiful structure of Hue Hotels and Resorts BoracayPhoto by Hue Hotels and Resorts Boracay

A hip and vibrant boutique hotel with a total of 127 rooms, all fully furnished and conveying a tropical ambiance designed with a contemporary architecture appeal, Hue Hotels and Resorts Boracay is an ideal home base located on Boracay Station 2. It is 300 meters away from the famous White Beach and 500 meters from D'Mall. 

Aside from the charming rooms, the property invites nature in thanks to its wide terraces and roofed gardens. It is also one of the many Boracay hotels with a pool, and here, the scenic swimming pool is right in the middle of the property.

Station X, the island's foodie hub, is housed inside Hue's property, while a gym and an outdoor bar (one of the best bars in Boracay) keep guests physically fit during the day and enjoying Boracay nightlife come sundown.

Designed to not only provide world-class comfort and service, Hue's wonderful atmosphere also creates a vibe perfect for socializing. 

9. The District Boracay 

View of the rooms in The District BoracayPhoto by The District Boracay

One of the most popular Boracay hotels on the island because of its great location just in front of the white sandy beaches of Station 2, The District Boracay is a prime spot on the island.

Amenities of The District include a swimming pool, an events roof deck, a fitness gym, and a conference room. For dining options, there's the Star Lounge, which serves a fusion of Filipino and International dishes. The alfresco roof deck bar is perfect for a chill night out. Another dining option is the Plenary, which serves elevated Filipino dishes and is located on the ground floor of the hotel. There's also the House Brew Cafe, which serves vegetarian options, artisanal drinks, and specialty brewed coffee.

8. Fairways and Bluewater Boracay 

Aerial view of Fairways and Bluewater BoracayPhoto by Fairways and Bluewater Boracay

The largest beachfront resort in Boracay, Fairways and Bluewater Boracay Resort is spread on an 80-hectare eco-friendly property that includes an 18-hole golf course designed by legendary Australian golfer Graham Marsh. Fairways and Bluewater Boracay Resort is 140 meters away from Ilig-Iligan Beach, 2.1 km from D'Mall, and 4.0 km from Puka Shell Beach.

As a testament to Bluewater's world-class reputation, it was recently shortlisted by Condé Nast Johansens, a London-based luxury and lifestyle guide, as one of the best luxury resorts in the Philippines and the world.

With over 700 spacious rooms designed to provide quality comfort, the resort also has amenities, including private swimming pools, wellness spas, a fitness center, an exclusive clubhouse, and more than 20 dining options. 

Of the 20 culinary choices inside Bluewater, many "where to eat in Boracay" articles list down the Kudetah Italiano Ristorante & Tapas Bar, We Chill Gastropub, Monterey Cafe, The Veranda, The Skydeck Bar, Fiesta Patio as some of the must-dine in places on the island.

Try out the other themed bars of the property like the Amihan Bar, Paradise Cove Bar, Glass Lounge, and the Hideaway Jacuzzi Bar. 


7. Henann Crystal Sands Resort 

Beautiful view from Henann Crystal Resort in BoracayPhoto by Henann Crystal Sands Resort

The upscale Henann Crystal Sands Resort, fringed by towering palm trees, glitters at the heart of Station 2's famed beachfront strip. Featuring 188 lavishly designed rooms, with the ones on the ground floor opening to the lengthy twin swimming pools, Henann delivers luxury to its guests. It is 4 km from Puka Shell Beach and 500 meters from D'Mall.

Another swimming pool on the second floor provides a pleasant view of Tablas Strait and the pristine waters of Boracay. As for your culinary cravings, the Sapphire is there to satisfy you with a fusion of classic Filipino and modern international cuisine.

The Crystal Pool Bar, located on the second floor, is a perfect place to order some cocktails while you watch the famed Boracay sunset. A physical fitness gym and meeting rooms are also onsite.  


6. The Lind Boracay 

Stunning view from a room in The Lind BoracayPhoto by The Lind Boracay

Guests can enjoy the intimate and satisfying ambiance of The Lind Boracay. One of the Boracay Station 1 resorts, the property pampers guests with hospitality, modern facilities, and well-designed rooms, with all 119 of them coming with a private balcony opening to the wonderful view of the pool, garden, or the beach. The Lind Boracay is 100 meters from the White Beach of Station 1 and 900 meters from Willy's Rock.

Staying at the Lind not only guarantees a place for you to relax or work from the beach, but it also keeps you close to a mouthwatering culinary hub. Tartine, the all-day dining restaurant, serves a medley of international flavors ranging from Asia's best to continental all-time favorites. The beachfront bar Crust serves cold drinks and a variety of flavorful seafood and meat dishes as well as plates of pasta, bread, and pizza. There’s also the +36 Lobby Lounge & Bar, a hip place to enjoy handcrafted cocktails. In the late afternoon, guests come here to view the magnificent sunset of Boracay.

Other amenities include a fitness center, a Kid's Club playroom, a beachfront lounge, the Boutique store, and the Spa Wellness Boracay.


5. Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay 

Aerial view of Movenpick Resort and Spa BoracayPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

Situated in an expansive area enveloped by lush tropical terrain with a private beach with powdery white sand and turquoise blue waters, hotel packages at Movenpick Boracay are another splendid accommodation choice on the island. It is 900 meters from the popular Balinghai Beach and Diniwid Beach.

Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay offers 312 modern guest rooms furnished with stylish furniture and artistic decor and boasts of magnificent views of the island.


When you're not pampering yourself at the Sagay Spa or working out at the resort's fitness center, you can enjoy an exquisite culinary tour within the grounds of the property courtesy of Movenpick's seven dining outlets.

The Market serves cuisine from all over the globe, while Brezza is where you will get a taste of one of the island's best pizzas and other authentic Italian dishes. Ssäm serves mouth-watering Japanese and Korean flavors.

The Cafe, Sol Marina Beach Club, the Pool Bar, and Fun Pub all provide guests with a great place to hang out with family and friends over cool drinks and sumptuous bite-sized snacks.

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4. Discovery Shores Boracay 

Ocean view from the balcony of Discovery Shores BoracayPhoto by Discovery Shores Boracay

Past and current guests often rave about a heightened sense of opulence, comfort, and hospitality in Discovery Shores Boracay packages.

An award-winning property, Discovery Shores Boracay resort boasts of a key Station 1 setting that gifts visitors with a stunning view of Boracay’s white sand and its spectacular sunset. It is also 6 km from Puka Shell Beach and 1.1 km from D'Mall.

Featuring 99 luxurious accommodations of eight different classifications, Discovery Shores Boracay is also where one can enjoy dining at three of the best restaurants on the island.

The Sands Restaurant offers international cuisine with a wonderful view of the waters of Boracay. Dishes cooked with flair partnered with a fine wine collection await diners at Indigo Restaurant, while scrumptious Italian flavors and juicy steaks are available at Forno Osteria.

For special events and celebrations, the function rooms and outdoor garden of Discovery Shores guarantees a personalized and intimate setting for guests to celebrate a momentous occasion against the stunning backdrop of Boracay.

Other amenities included when you book a Discovery Shores Boracay promo are a gym, a spa, a beachfront swimming pool, and the Sandbox, a recreational place for kids. 

3. Crimson Resort and Spa Boracay 

Crimson Resort and Spa is located in an exclusive island in BoracayPhoto by Crimson Resort and Spa Boracay

Situated not in Boracay's Station 1 nor Station 2 and not one of the Boracay Station 3 hotels, Crimson Resort and Spa Boracay earns the distinction of being located on the island's exclusive spot known as Station Zero.

A private beach with fine white sands and azure-colored waters is hidden from the other parts of the island by its surrounding hills and rocky islets, giving guests privacy. Booking a Crimson Resort and Spa Boracay package brings you just 600 meters away from Willy's Rock and 2.8 km away from Boracay's White Beach.

With spacious rooms and villas distinctly designed and furnished with modern facilities, guests can expect a luxurious experience in this resort in Boracay. When not basking under the sun, you can satisfy hunger by dining at the resort's restaurants.

Saffron Cafe serves a savory selection of global cuisines, while the Mosaic Latin American Grill brings South American flavors to the tropical setting of Boracay. The Azure Beach Club provides a fancy place to unwind, relax, and party with a selection of cocktails.

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2. Coast Boracay 

Pool area of Coast BoracayPhoto by COAST

Located in Station 2, Coast Boracay is one of the best resorts on the island, housing 71 rooms ranging from loft-style to one-bedroom suites. Each room is styled with accent pieces created by the weavers of Mindanao. The Coast Boracay is 500 meters from D'Mall and 2.8 km from Willy's Rock.

Coast Boracay's atmosphere and architecture pulsate with excitement and relaxation at every corner. Adorned with vibrant artwork and colorful murals, Coast Boracay is filled with elegance and creativity.

The resort's amenities include the Game Room, a swimming pool, a kid activity center, and the wellness Ta’la Tropical Spa. 

The Coast's Cha-Cha's Beach Cafe serves a breakfast buffet and all-day dining options. As night falls, Cha-Cha's becomes a famous happy-hour destination as it is transformed into a bar with DJs playing music.

1. Shangri-La's Boracay Resort and Spa 

Scenic ocean view from a tree house villa in Shangri-La's Boracay Resort and SpaPhoto by Shangri-La's Boracay Resort and Spa

Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa is at the top of the list of Boracay luxury hotels and resorts. It is arguably the best place to stay in Boracay. This 5-star hotel in Boracay is a sprawling property that exudes tropical seclusion and charm.

One of the most expensive hotels in the Philippines, it's spread across 12.5 hectares past Boracay Station 1. Shangri-La's Boracay Resort and Spa features 219 rooms, all beautifully furnished with indigenous materials. These include 36 villas and suites situated on a hilltop overlooking the crystal-clear waters of Boracay.

Each private villa comes with private pools, butler service, and an outdoor hot tub. A private beach tucked away in a 350-meter coastline lavishes guests with privacy among a wealth of amenities. Shangri-La Boracay is 500 meters from Puka Beach and 0.8 KM from Station 1.

You can partake in the many outdoor activities the place can offer, such as a game of tennis or a myriad of Boracay water activities like parasailing, kayaking, and scuba diving

Indulge in the treetop Rima Mediterranean Restaurant and the resort's other dining outlets: Cielo, Vintana Asian Cafe, and the Sirena Seafood and Clifftop Bar. Cap your Philippines luxury vacation packages experience by booking a treatment at Chi, the Spa. For a hassle-free stay, you may book a Shangri La Boracay promo.


Aerial view of Movenpick Resort and Spa BoracayPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

Find the Best Boracay Hotels from Beachfront to Boracay Station 1 Hotels 

From the moment the sun rises in Boracay to the time it dazzles onlookers when sunset comes, the fun and partying never stop on the island. There’s so much to do, see and experience on the island. It's no wonder it's one of the most popular Philippine beaches and one of the best islands in the Philippines.

After exploring various tourist spots in Boracay when you tour the Philippines, you deserve a place to relax, and where better than at any of the places to stay in Boracay that we mentioned on this list? 

Check out our Manila to Boracay packages, Boracay island hopping packages, Philippines yacht rental, and White Beach tours such as helmet diving in Boracay and parasailing in Boracay for hassle-free online trip booking of your Philippine vacation packages!

If you want to extend your stay, you may even book long-stay packages. But Boracay is only one of the reasons why you should visit the Philippines. If you're planning to go around the country, check out the best places to visit in the Philippines where you can try island hopping in the Philippines as well as our Philippine airports and Philippine travel guide.


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