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16 Best Boracay Station 1 Resorts: Beachfront, Budget, Mid-Range, Luxury

16 Best Boracay Station 1 Resorts: Beachfront, Budget, Mid-Range, Luxury

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Boracay is a famous holiday island in the Visayas region of the Philippines. About an hour plane ride from the Philippine capital Manila, international publications have recognized Boracay as one of the top beach destinations in the world.

One of the best white sand beaches in the Philippines is Boracay's White Beach - a powdery white sand stretch that spreads across three districts - Station 1, Station 2, and Station 3. Each White Beach Station has a collection of top-rated Boracay hotels and resorts and Boracay restaurants

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Many travelers prefer staying at hotels in Station 1 Boracay because this area is typically the less crowded, calmer, and more laidback part of White Beach. Station 1 is also a convenient spot as many Boracay water activities, restaurants, and bars in Station 2 are still within walking distance.



If you're planning a trip to Boracay and want to stay at the famous Station 1 area of White Beach, check out our list of the best Boracay Station 1 resort that will fit any budget: 

 

Best Boracay Station 1 Luxury Resorts

Station 1 in Boracay is known for its luxury resorts with beachfront access. Here are our top picks for Boracay Station 1 resorts for that ultimate 5-star beach getaway:

Discovery Shores 

Discovery Shores Boracay's poolside

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Discovery Shores is one of the most luxurious beachfront hotels in Boracay. This 5-star hotel sits along with White Beach Station 1 and treats guests to beautiful sea views and romantic sunsets. 

Discovery Shores offers 99 luxury suites with exquisite architecture and world-class amenities. It is regarded by international travel publications as one of the World’s Best Hotels and one of the Top 10 Best Hotels in the Philippines in 2020. 



Among the resort's facilities include the relaxing Terra Wellness Spa and the cool Sandbar Beach Bear. Discovery Shores also boasts three of the top restaurants on the island (The Sands Restaurant, Forno Osteria, and Indigo Restaurant). 

The Lind Boracay 

The Lind Boracay's pool area

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The Lind Boracay is one of the stylish 5-star Boracay resorts in Station 1. The Lind treats guests to a luxurious and comfortable stay in a chic tropical setting. Considered to be one the top hotels in the Philippines, the Lind is just about 900 meters from the iconic Willy’s Rock. On top of its 119 luxurious rooms, The Lind Boracay provides amenities like a spacious ballroom, a spa, a beachfront infinity pool, a fitness center, a kiddie club, a gift shop, and a garden.



Being a Filipino brand is what sets The Lind apart from other 5-star hotel chains. It promises guests a high-quality Filipino style of hospitality. The Lind also positions itself as an environmentally-friendly establishment that discourages single-use plastic items and promotes biodegradable products. The property is active in initiating tree planting and beach clean-up. 

The Lind also offers complimentary Wi-Fi access and a shuttle to and from the hotel and Caticlan Airport. Each room at the Lind comes with modern amenities like a minibar, a safe, and a flat-screen TV.

Astoria Boracay 

Astoria Boracay's poolside

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Astoria Boracay is the first resort from the Astoria Hotels and Resorts brand. Established in 2010, this luxury hotel sits in a more secluded and quieter area of White Beach Station 1.

Like other top Boracay hotels in Station 1, Astoria promises a quiet yet luxurious environment combined with beachfront panoramas and world-class hospitality. It is a perfect spot for couples and families. 

Astoria Boracay's beachfront

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The resort features a bright tropical architecture mixed in with earth colors to blend in more with the surroundings. Astoria Boracay has 71 rooms and modern amenities like a spa, a large outdoor pool, a kiddie pool, a garden area, banquet function rooms, and two restaurants.

The first restaurant is called White Cafe, and is famous for its local and international fusion dishes and offers both indoor and al fresco dining. The second restaurant is called Soleggiato, which specializes in classic Italian food. 

Sea Wind Resort 

Sea Wind Resort's outdoor pool

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Sea Wind Boracay is one of the resorts with a premium location on Station 1. Unlike the more modern resorts in the area, Sea Wind has a more traditional yet elegant look and feel. This resort is famous for its bamboo walls and thatched roofs. Inspired by the Filipino nipa huts design, the resort's interior looks rustic and creates a more laid-back vibe. 

The resort faces the gorgeous stretch of White Beach and has a small beachfront section reserved exclusively for guests. Sea Wind maintains 54 rooms, which occupy two wings - the beachfront and the garden. Despite the rustic hut-inspired design, Sea Wind’s rooms have modern amenities like air conditioning, a seating area, and a flat-screen TV.  

The resort manages two open-air beachfront restaurants and a bar that provides sunset views. It also maintains a small but charming museum, a perfect hang-out place during a warm afternoon. 

Ambassador in Paradise 

Ambassador in Paradise at night

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Ambassador in Paradise Resort markets itself as a luxury hotel with high-quality comfort and style. This 5-star hotel aims to be an environment-friendly resort using solar panels and biofuel as sources of energy. The resort also offers electric and solar cars for guests to use to explore Boracay Island. It is about 400 meters from the famous Station 1 landmark Willy's Rock. 

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Ambassador has 60 elegantly designed rooms featuring a Balinese-style interior. Some of the resort's standard room amenities include flat-screen TVs, minibars, a safety deposit box, and a coffee maker. 

Ambassador in Paradise's pool and beachfront

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Ambassador in Paradise is equipped with a fitness center, a small outdoor pool and hot tub in the courtyard, and an alfresco restaurant and bar by the beach. Although the resort does not have a dedicated spa facility, you can arrange a massage session at your room or beach area. paddle boats, beach volleyball, and other water sports equipment are also available.



Best Boracay Station 1 Mid-Range Resorts

If you're looking for beachfront access with posh amenities but don't want to splurge too much, check out these mid-range resorts in Station 1 Boracay:

Henann Crystal Sands Resort

Poolside of Henann Crystal Sands Resort

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Henann Crystal Sands is one of the Henann resort chains situated on the Station 1 strip of White Beach. This resort features 188 rooms, equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a minibar, en suite bathrooms, a seating area, and a desk.  

Henann Crystal is one of the few Boracay Station 1 resorts with swimming pools. The resort’s swimming pool on the upper deck is most notable for its beautiful sea views. The upper deck aptly named Sky Pool features a sunken pool bar that serves snacks, cocktails, and other alcoholic drinks. Henann Crystal also has an on-site restaurant (The Sapphire) that serves both Filipino and international cuisine. The resort also has a fitness center and a business center. 

Henann Crystal features a more rustic interior with neutral colors and a wooden design. The resort wants to create a space of calm and comfort. More expensive rooms have hanging hammocks and beach or pool views. 

Henann Prime Beach Resort

Henann Prime Beach Resort's pool area

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Henann Prime of the Station 1 beachfront hotels that belong to the Henann brand. Located in Station 1, Henann Prime is the first beachfront resort of the brand. Henann Prime’s interior reflects the typical beach resort theme. Its architecture is fresh and modern.

The resort is divided into two wings. The beach wing has 50 guest rooms while an additional 104 rooms are in the east wing, which stands closer to the main road parallel to White Beach. Several rooms in the east wing offer direct pool access, a signature design for the Henann brand. 

Beachfront of Henann Prime Beach Resort

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One of the resort’s outstanding features is its private beach area which also comes with various water sports equipment. Guests also have the choice to relax at the resort’s outdoor swimming pool. Henann Prime also has an onsite restaurant called Sea Salt Cafe that serves modern local and international dishes. 

Two Seasons Boracay

Two Seasons Boracay Resort's beachside restaurant and entrance

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Two Seasons Boracay Resort is a popular Station 1 resort because of its overall value, calming ambiance, and great service. The resort has 34 rooms and suites, perfect for solo travelers, couples, families, and large groups. These guestrooms showcase a Zen minimalist design and a tropical resort feel. They were designed with class and comfort in mind. Aside from standard and deluxe rooms, Two Seasons also offer eight family suites and four junior suites for those who need more space. 

Two Seasons Boracay Resort's beachfront

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Some of Two Season's impressive facilities include a freshwater wading pool, a 20-meter koi pond, and a restaurant (BarLo Resto Lounge). Barlo Resto is often considered one of the best restaurants on White Beach. This restaurant serves specialized European and Asian eclectic dishes designed by notable father-and-son chefs Gene and Gino Gonzales. 

Sur Beach Resort Boracay

Sur Beach Resort Boracay's beachfront entrance

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Established in 2005, Sur Boracay is one of the best-value hotels in Boracay beachfront Station 1. It offers a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere coupled with elegant architecture. 

Sur Boracay owns three floors with 43 rooms, which are comfortable and reasonably priced. These rooms come with standard amenities like air-conditioning, a cold and hot shower, cable TV, and a refrigerator. Their other distinctive features include large windows, rainfall showers, and wood flooring.

Sur Boracay features a charming garden with cabanas, a restaurant, a beach bar, and a rooftop deck, which offers sweeping sea views. The hotel also offers massage services and water sports. 

Jony’s Beach Resort

Jony's Beach Resort's beachside entrance

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Jony’s Beach Resort is a modern boutique hotel that provides a more intimate and cozy experience for its guests. With 21 rooms, the resort is relatively small compared to the others in this list. However, the size allows Jony’s to deliver a more personal and customized service that makes you feel like a part of the family. Jony’s Beach Resort has consistently earned the “Certificate of Excellence” from TripAdvisor since 2011.  

Loft type room in Jony’s Beach Resort

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Jony’s most outstanding amenity is its beachfront restaurant - Mayas Restaurant. Mayas served both Filipino and Mexican Cuisine. It boasts one of the best White Beach sceneries that’s why it’s a great place to be during sunset. Jony's also offers a variety of water sports activities such as jet skiing, parasailing, boating, biking, and island hopping. 

Estacio Uno Boracay 

Estacio Uno's beachside entrance

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Estacio Uno positions itself as a premier lifestyle resort on Boracay Island. Founded in 2011, Estacio Uno sits beside the iconic rock formation, Willy’s Rock.  

The resort’s design is inspired by Mediterranean architecture. It features floor-to-ceiling windows, a spacious patio terrace, modern concrete frames, and minimalist furnishings. Another outstanding amenity at Estacio is the large swimming pool that wraps around the entire resort area.

Estacio Uno Boracay's pool

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The resort also maintains four dining areas and a poolside bar. If you would like to watch the spectacular Boracay sunset, the resort’s sky lounge is one of the best places to do so. 

Estacio can arrange island tours and water sports like jet skiing, kayaking, and scuba diving. You can also rejuvenate your body and mind by availing of their special massage services.  

The Muse Hotel Boracay 

The Muse Hotel's facade

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The Muse Hotel Boracay is a boutique hotel on White Beach Station 1 describes itself as elegant and bold. It features mid-century modern architecture coupled with luxurious amenities. The rooms at Muse are meant to be distinctive, warm, and spacious. Their design details are contemporary and classy.



Deluxe rooms have a simple but elegant layout and are equipped with a plasma cable TV, an en suite bathroom with a shower, a refrigerator, and a safety deposit box. You also have the choice to book larger suites that provide gorgeous ocean vistas. 

The Muse Hotel Boracay's pool area

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The Muse Hotel maintains an indoor swimming pool, a restaurant, a spa, and a sun terrace that comes with a hot tub. The hotel has free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk staff that can assist in arranging sightseeing tours and water sports activities. 

Crown Regency Prince Resort 

Crown Regency Prince Resort's exterior

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The Crown Regency Prince Resort is a property of the Crown Regency, a family-owned Filipino hotel and resort chain that has properties in major tourist destinations in the Philippines.  

Crown Regency Prince Resort on Boracay Island is a 3-star boutique resort, which is located on Station 1 Main Road. Although it is not beachfront, the hotel is in a quiet and accessible location. You only need to walk a few meters to reach Station 1’s beachfront area. 

Crown Regency Prince maintains a total of 36 rooms, whose design is inspired by the fire element. The rooms are designed to be comfortable and cozy and are equipped with a bathroom with hot and cold showers and cable TV. Crown Regency Prince has the chain’s signature Lobby Lounge, decorated mostly with antique furniture. The lounge serves Intercontinental and Filipino breakfast daily. 

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Best Boracay Station 1 Budget Resorts

Staying in Boracay Station 1 doesn't have to burn a hole in your pocket. Here are some top-rated budget resorts in Boracay Station 1: 

Jinjiang Inn

Jinjiang Inn's at night

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Despite being one of the more affordable hotels in Boracay, Jinjiang Inn manages to impress its guests with its good service, cleanliness, and accessibility. 

Although Jinjiang is located on Station 1’s main road, it is only 170 meters from the Beach Access Path that leads to the beachfront. Jinjiang’s location also makes it easier for guests to access other attractions like Bulabog Beach (1.3KM), Diniwid Beach (2.2KM away), and D’Mall Boracay (600 meters).



Aside from standard room facilities like air-conditioning and flat-screen TV, this 3-star hotel offers free wireless internet, safety deposit boxes, a storage room, and soundproof windows. It also has a 24-hour front desk and a terrace that offers city views. Jinjiang runs its restaurant that offers continental and a la carte breakfast options. 

Hannah Hotel

Hannah Hotel

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Hannah Hotel is a family-run budget hotel in Boracay Station 1. This boutique hotel, which feels more like a bed-and-breakfast, is situated on a small street that connects to Station 1’s main road. Nevertheless, you only need to walk less than 400 meters to access the beachfront. Hannah’s location is perfect for guests who want a quieter spot away from the nightlife crowd. 



Hannah Hotel’s look is inspired by traditional Filipino home architecture. The hotel has 13 rooms and they are all fully air-conditioned, clean, and cozy. They all have an en suite bathroom, cable TV, a seating area, and a private balcony that offers views of the mountains in the distance.

The hotel has free Wi-fi, in-house massage services, laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and a tour desk to help guests organize activities. Hannah Hotel also has a dining area where guests can have their complimentary breakfast.

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Royal Park Hotel Boracay 

Royal Park Hotel Boracay's beachfront entrance

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Royal Park Hotel is an excellent choice if you’re looking for a beachfront hotel in Boracay Station 1 without spending too much. If you look at a Boracay hotel map for Station 1, Royal Park is on the edge of Station 1 and is close to Station 2’s popular restaurants and water sports stations. This hotel is only about 500 meters away from D’Mall, a popular commercial and shopping complex. 

Royal Park offers 30 spacious rooms with standard amenities like air-conditioning, hot and cold shower, cable TV, minibar, and telephone. Aside from standard rooms, Royal Park also offers larger executive rooms with veranda and sea views. The hotel runs an on-site restaurant that serves daily a la carte breakfast.

Plan Your Boracay Vacation at These Station 1 Resorts

Ambassador in Paradise's beachfront

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White Beach is not the only thing to look forward to while in Boracay. This holiday island is packed with fun activities like Boracay parasailing, Boracay helmet diving, and Boracay Island hopping package. You also have the option to book Boracay tours and other Boracay packages for a hassle-free trip.

When planning your Boracay itinerary, keep in mind that the location of your hotel/resort will impact your overall holiday experience. If you prefer a beachfront scene with a more relaxing ambiance, then Station 1 is the best station in Boracay for you. 

Make sure to read our detailed travel guide to Boracay, article on things to do in Boracay, and check the latest Boracay travel requirements before booking your flight and Boracay tour packages