Top 10 Tourist Spots in Aklan

Aklan is a province of the Philippines found in the northwest of Panay Island with world-renowned tourist spots. The province is a Tourism Hub of the country which one of its islands is included in “The World’s Best Islands” by international travel magazines. All year round, foreign and local tourists gather in this province to visit its blissful island, dive sites, kilometers long beaches, eco-parks, waterfalls, caves and museums among the rest.

The province of Aklan belongs to the Western Visayas Region. It is being bordered by Antique (southwest), Capiz (east), Sibuyan Sea and Romblon (north). More than 574,000 total residents of the province speaks in Aklanon, Hiligaynon, Cebuano, Tagalog and English Languages. Kalibo is its capital.

Beach lovers, nature lovers, adventure seekers and spelunkers will surely fall in love with the beautiful places to visit in Aklan. If you are still planning where to spend your vacation or weekend, check out the best tourist spots in Aklan you may want to spend your time.

Top 10 Tourist Spots in Aklan

1. Boracay

1. Boracay Aklan

Photo courtesy of Lianne Cuneta

Boracay is not just one of the best tourist spots in Aklan but also consecutively being on the list of “World’s Best Islands” by international travel magazines and agencies. It is a small island at the northwest tip of Panay Island continually being visited by millions of tourists all year round. The most famous beach in the island is the White Beach which stretches 4 kilometers lined up with budget to high-end resorts and hotels, restaurants and dive shops among the rest. Dubbed as the “Island of Bliss“, visitors can have fun with wide array of things to do during the day such as parasailing, wind surfing, scuba diving, kiteboarding and fly fish riding. Then during the night, tourists can enjoy the fire dance and party all night. There are total of 13 recognized beaches around Boracay Island.

Boracay is located in Malay, Aklan.

2. Ariel’s Point

2. Ariel’s Point

Photo courtesy of Bjorn Chong

Ariel’s Point, also called as Batason Point, is an awesome destination in Aklan that should never be missed especially when you are travelling to/from Boracay. It’s a magnificent beach resort perched on a limestone cliff surrounded by lush greens. The most exciting and signature thing to do in this site is the cliff diving. Daring visitors can dive from the different levels of diving planks or platforms on a limestone cliff down the deep seawater below. For the gentle hearts, enjoy kayaking, stand-up paddling and snorkeling on its surrounding waters teeming with marine life.

Ariel’s Point is situated in Buruanga, Aklan.


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