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Movenpick Boracay Resort: Location, Rooms, Family-friendly Amenities

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Movenpick Boracay's pool and seaview roomPhotos by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

Home to one of the best beaches in the world, Boracay Island remains a top tourist destination in the Philippines, especially on Philippine holidays. Its best tourist attraction, the world-famous White Beach, offers picturesque views and pristine waters, perfect for a tropical vacation for all kinds of travelers. 

While there are several resorts lined along White Beach, those looking for a more serene ambiance away from the usual crowds can stay in beachfront Boracay resorts that are a good distance from White Beach, like Mövenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

The 3.4-hectare Mövenpick Resort and Spa Boracay beachfront resort is nestled in Punta Bunga Cove, which sits about 6 KM from White Beach, so you can get a reprieve from the crowds after touring the island. Aside from having a private white-sand beach, the resort also boasts a multi-level pool area, spacious rooms, a spa, and restaurants, among others. 

Travelers staying here can expect a peaceful and relaxing stay thanks to its prime location and top-notch amenities, making it a perfect vacation spot whether you're traveling solo, with a partner, or in a group. Meanwhile, those traveling with kids will be glad to know that there is a dedicated daycare area for young children and various daily activities that cater to kids. 

Whether you plan on going on a quick or long tropical getaway, this guide to Movenpick Boracay will help you make the most of your time in this prestigious beachfront resort. 

Where is Movenpick Boracay located?

Aerial view of Movenpick BoracayPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

This beach resort in Boracay sits along the secluded Punta Bunga Cove. This cove is located about 6 KM northwest of White Beach, so guests can expect a more serene atmosphere in the area as it is a good distance from the usual crowds that flock to White Beach, which is among the most beautiful beaches in the Philippines.

How to Get to Movenpick Boracay

Philippine Airlines aircraftPhoto by Philippine Airlines

The best way to get to Movenpick Boracay is by taking a flight to the airport in Caticlan from select airports in the Philippines. For those coming from Luzon, you can fly from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) or Manila Airport in Pasay City or the Clark International Airport. Meanwhile, those in Visayas and Mindanao can catch a flight from the Mactan International Airport in Cebu and the Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao, respectively. 

After landing at the Caticlan Airport, you will have to take a tricycle or van to the Caticlan Jetty Port and then board a boat bound for Boracay Island. For a hassle-free trip, it's best to book a Boracay transfer ahead of your arrival. If you want to stop by D'Mall first, you can also ride the resort's shuttle from D'Mall Boracay to Movenpick Boracay. 

Where to Stay at Movenpick Boracay

Sol Marina VillaPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

When going on a vacation at this luxury resort, guests can choose from 13 kinds of Movenpick Boracay rooms that range from suites to beachside villas. Travelers who want a fuss-free getaway can also book Movenpick Boracay vacation packages since these already include accommodations in select room types, roundtrip flights to Caticlan, and transfers to and from the resort. To help you decide which room best suits your Boracay vacation, here's a summary of their different room types: 

Classic Queen

This 27-square-meter room is one of the more affordable rooms on the property and is perfect for couples. It features a 32-inch LED flat-screen TV, a queen-sized bed, and other basic amenities such as WiFi, a mini bar, and coffee/tea-making facilities. 

Classic Twin

This Movenpick Boracay Classic Room features the same sophisticated interiors and amenities as the Classic Queen room but has two twin beds instead of a queen-sized one. 

Superior King

Superior KingPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

Boasting interiors inspired by the underwater ecosystem of Boracay and a small balcony, this 32-square-meter room is perfect for travelers looking for a comfortable stay. The room is great for couples or a small family of 3 as it has a king-sized bed and a vanity table that can double as a work desk. 

Superior Twin

The Superior Twin has the same amenities and dimensions as the Superior King but has two twin beds instead of one king bed, making it an ideal choice for pairs that prefer to sleep in separate beds. 

Superior King Sea View

This room's main draw is its private balcony, from where you can enjoy picture-perfect views of Boracay's powdery white-sand shores. 

Superior Twin Sea View

Travelers can wake up to picturesque views of Boracay's pristine beach and turquoise waters when they spend the night in the Superior Twin Sea View room. 

Family Room

Family RoomPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

A family of four will find this 54-square-meter room's garden views a refreshing change of scenery from everyday life. Parents can get some well-deserved shut eye on a queen-sized bed, while the kids can sleep on one twin bed each. 

Premium King

Unwind in the Premium King room after frolicking at the beach as this 48-square-meter room comes with a king-sized bed, a lounge chair with an ottoman, and a vanity table. 

Premium Sea King View

Wake up to the view of the waves shimmering under the Boracay sun by staying in the Premium Sea King View room. 

Junior Suite King

Junior Suite interiorsPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

The Junior Suite King is an ideal option for couples on a romantic escape. On top of the scenic beach view from the balcony, the room also features a king-sized bed, his-and-hers sinks, and a separate bathtub and shower.

Premium Suite King

With one bedroom, a living room, a private balcony, and an en-suite bathroom, the Premium Suite King is perfect for a small family of four. It also features a kitchenette and a bar counter where you can eat snacks with your loved ones. 

Sol Marina Beach Suite

Sleep only a few steps away from the famous white sand of Boracay by opting for a stay in the Sol Marina Beach Suite. This beachfront suite has private balconies, two bedrooms, a living room, and a dining area that can all accommodate up to six people. 

Sol Marina Villa

Sol Marina VillaPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

Spend your vacation in this luxurious villa that can comfortably sleep groups of six. The Movenpick Boracay Sol Marina Villa comes with its own lap pool, bubble pool, and sun bed lounges where you can savor the tropical ambiance in peace. It also has two bedrooms, a bathroom with deep soaking tubs, a separate walk-in shower, a living room, and a dining room with a kitchenette. 

What time is the check-in and check-out at Movenpick Boracay?

Movenpick Boracay's poolsidePhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

Guests can usually check in starting at 3 PM and must check out by 12 NN. However, you may request early check-in or late check-out as well, depending on the availability of rooms on your chosen dates. Make sure to call ahead to clarify whether or not the resort will be able to accommodate your request. You can find Movenpick Boracay's contact numbers on this page

Facilities and Amenities at Movenpick Boracay 

Woman enjoying a drink at Movenpick Boracay's pool barPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

Along with luxurious and comfortable suites, Movenpick Boracay boasts world-class amenities and facilities, making it one of the top  5-star hotels in the Philippines. Swim in their multi-level outdoor pool, unwind at the spa, and treat yourself to delectable sweets during the signature Movenpick Chocolate Hour. 

Multi-level pool

Drone shot of Movenpick BoracayPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

Movenpick Boracay boasts a multi-level outdoor pool that spans around 3,300 square meters, making it the largest pool on Boracay Island. Guests can go for a refreshing dip or enjoy a drink by the poolside. Since it is also located by the beach, guests can feel the sea breeze blowing in as well while relaxing by the pool. 

Sagay Spa

Sagay SpaPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

The resort's Sagay Spa comprises massage rooms, a sauna, a salon, and foot spa stations where you can unwind and pamper yourself in between your island adventures. Among their signature treatments is the Sagay Regenerating Ritual, which uses the high calcium content of crushed seashells along with heat and essential oils to nourish one's skin. 

For a more traditional Filipino experience, the resort also offers a Hilot Ritual treatment, wherein Tuba Tuba leaves are used to help ease tension in your muscles. 

Little Birds Club

Little Birds ClubPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

The Little Birds Club is one of Movenpick Boracay's facilities made just for kids. In this recreational center, children can try out new activities such as painting and playing with educational toys while under the supervision of resort staff. Along with the Little Birds Club, the resort also features a kiddie pool, a playroom for toddlers and teens, an outdoor playground, water toys, and a separate menu perfect for children.

Private Beach

Punta Bunga CovePhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

Often the highlight of Movenpick Boracay reviews, the resort's private stretch of sand along Punta Bunga Beach has become popular across the island as well for its exclusive and more upscale atmosphere. This secluded beach boasts similar powdery white sand that Boracay Island is famous for but without the usual crowds that flock to White Beach and public shores.  

Signature Movenpick Chocolate Hour

Choclate Hour at Movenpick BoracayPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

Movenpick Boracay guests can indulge in decadent chocolate treats daily through the resort's signature Chocolate Hour. Every afternoon, the chefs whip up sweet creations that are served to guests free of charge for 1 (one) hour.

Fitness Center

Movenpick Boracay's fitness centerPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

The resort's fitness center is equipped with high-quality machines and weights that guests can use 24/7, so you don't have to worry about missing a workout, even on vacation. 

Where to Eat and Drink at Movenpick Boracay

The MarketPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

Movenpick houses seven Boracay restaurants and bars that serve various cuisines so you can treat your tastebuds to different flavors of the world during your Boracay vacation. Get a taste of Italy at Brezza, feast on Asian favorites at Ssam, relax with a cup of hot tablea chocolate and more at The Cafe.

Brezza

BrezzaPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

Brezza is an Italian restaurant that draws inspiration mainly from the coastal town of Liguria in northwestern Italy. Its main highlight is its wood-fired oven in the middle of the restaurant, amid the colorful interiors. Staying true to the Italian's love for pizza, Brezza's chefs make delicious out-of-the-oven pizzas, such as their crowd favorite: the Quattro Formaggi Pizza. 

This signature dish is made with gorgonzola, feta cheese, parmesan, and mozzarella. Complete your dining experience here with a glass of wine to sip on as you take in the view of the beach from the restaurant. 

Fun Pub

Drink a cool bottle of beer while watching your favorite sports team play by grabbing a table at the Fun Pub. As one of the more laidback Movenpick Boracay restaurants, its interior is outfitted with comfortable seats that all have a good view of the televisions. After the game, you can reserve the karaoke room to belt out some tunes for a fun night out. 

Pool Bar

Enjoy a refreshing drink in your favorite swimsuit at the resort's Pool Bar. From cocktails to fresh fruit shakes, there are perfect options for everyone as they unwind in the pool and take in the tropical atmosphere. A crowd favorite here is the fresh coconut juice that's perfect for rehydrating after a day exploring the island. 

Sol Marina Beach Club

Sol Marina Beach ClubPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

Watch the Boracay sky turn into beautiful hues of orange and yellow while eating a delicious meal by heading to the Sol Marina Beach Club. Situated along the resort's beachfront, this dining outlet offers a laid-back atmosphere and unobstructed sunrise and sunset views. 

You can also spice up your vacation by ordering a glass or two of your favorite cocktails during the club's happy hour. Add some calamari, chicken skewers, bar chow to your order as well for a relaxed dining experience by the sea. On the weekends, guests can also try tasty streetfood at Kalye Sol.

Ssäm

Food served at Ssäm in Movenpick BoracayPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

Satisfy your KBBQ and sushi cravings at the Ssam restaurant, which overlooks the resort's grand pool and beachside. Experience cooking fresh seafood and top-grade meats to your liking through the restaurant's Samgyeopsal grills. You can also watch their masterful chefs prepare mouthwatering dishes at the restaurant's interactive culinary theater. 

Among their bestsellers are the bibimbap, chicken yakitori, and sushi roll. In between tasting the flavorful seafood and meats here, you can complement your meal with a bottle of soju or sake as well. 

The Café

Start your mornings with a cup of Movenpick Boracay's signature coffee, or end your evenings with a glass of wine at The Cafe. Complete your morning ritual or nightcap with a sweet pastry as well, such as the cafe's mousse cake and mango cheesecake. Guests can also indulge in heavenly chocolate creations for free during The Cafe's daily Chocolate Hour, which starts at 3 PM. After dinner, you can also end your evening with a glass of Movenpick wine.

The Market

If you want to go on a culinary adventure during your vacation here, The Market is the perfect place to satisfy your cravings. This all-day dining restaurant serves breakfast buffets and a la carte dishes that draw inspiration from cultures across the globe, so you won't have to limit yourself to one cuisine. Top dishes here include the juicy U.S. Angus beef burger, inasal skewers, and the pan-seared pork belly. 

Nearby Attractions at Movenpick Boracay

Along with having access to the resort's world-class amenities, including the multi-level pool, staying at Movenpick Boracay puts you close to other popular Boracay tourist spots like Diniwid Beach, Punta Bunga Beach, and Balinghai Beach. All of these beaches boast white sand and crystal waters similar to the powdery shores of White Beach, offering a picturesque getaway without the usual crowds. 

Diniwid Beach

Diniwid BeachDiniwid Beach is best known for providing a tranquil beach escape, perfect for travelers who want to lounge on the shore and enjoy a lazy day under the sun. This secluded shore sits about 2.5 KM from Movenpick Boracay and is easily accessible via cars or tricycles, followed by a short walk to the beach. 

You will also find several beachfront restaurants where you can order delicious meals while taking in the scenery, especially during sunset, as this western-facing beach is among the top sunset spots in Boracay

Punta Bunga Beach

Punta Bunga Cove's white sandPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

Punta Bunga Beach is the pristine stretch of sand where Movenpick Boracay is located. This exclusive beach is mainly accessed via Movenpick Boracay, Shangri-La Boracay, and Ecovillage resorts so you can enjoy its powdery sand without the bustle of large tourist crowds. 

Aside from dining at the resorts, there are also several local restaurants that line Punta Bunga Beach, where you can buy affordable meals to snack on while lounging by the sea. 

Balinghai Beach

Secluded cove along Balinghai BeachPhoto by Baling Hai Resort

Between Punta Bunga Beach and Diniwid Beach, you'll find another secluded spot called Balinghai Beach. This white-sand beach is located around 2.3 KM from Movenpick Boracay, making it an easy spot to visit during your stay at the resort. It's best to visit during low tide, however, as this beach is covered by the waves when the tide is high. When it does submerge from the waves, it transforms into one of the most romantic spots on the island as it's tucked in a cove below limestone cliffs. 

Have a luxurious vacation at Movenpick Boracay Resort and Spa

Movenpick Boracay's poolPhoto by Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay

Offering a luxurious hideaway far from the regular crowds that visit the island, Movenpick Boracay is the perfect place for a vacation in one of the best beach destinations in the world. While you get to enjoy more privacy during a stay here, the resort has shuttle services that can easily take you to White Beach, one of the top tourist spots in Visayas and Boracay. 

With its numerous amenities perfect for all ages, it is also ideal for trips with your loved ones. For a convenient tropical getaway together, it's best to book all-inclusive family vacation packages that come with stays in Movenpick Boracay. 

Aside from enjoying the resort's many amenities, make the most of your trip by adding island-hopping, parasailing, snorkeling, and diving to your Boracay itinerary. As the sun begins to set on the island, you can also go on a Boracay sunset cruise before enjoying the island nightlife and visiting the best bars in Boracay