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How crowded is Boracay in February?

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How crowded is Boracay in February?

Hi all,

I've been around a lot of Philippine beaches, but I curiously haven't crossed paths (for a long time) with Boracay. Mainly because I prefer quiet and peace, and I have the impression that Boracay is a party island (maybe like Phuket?). My question is - how crowded is February - given that it's not high season? Is the crowd thin enough to allow peaceful sleeping in the beach?

Thanks in advance!

BGT

Edited: 31 October 2012, 05:08
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1. Re: How crowded is Boracay in February?

With my limited knowledge about Boracay, Feb is considered peak season though not super peak.

If you want to avoid crowd, stay at Station 3 area. Not that there isn't a single soul there but it is more quiet compared to Station 2.

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2. Re: How crowded is Boracay in February?

Its very different to Phuket. A lot more compact and the beaches are better in Boracay.

If you are looking for a peaceful place with a nice beach try Siquijor. No crowds there.

Tommo

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3. Re: How crowded is Boracay in February?

Boracay has the noisy party distinct at stations 1 and 2 which gets very chaotic, but the Angol area, south of station 3, is relatively peaceful and isn't usually crowded. Sleeping on the beach is not recommended after dark though, wherever you are on the island.

Edited: 31 October 2012, 06:58
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4. Re: How crowded is Boracay in February?

February, at least part of it is SUPERPEAK rates and its crowded for Chinese New Year Feb. 10 and the rest of the month is petty busy as well. I believe the dates are feb. 5 to 11 this year as busy for that holiday.

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5. Re: How crowded is Boracay in February?

Damn!

I even forgotten my race New Year is in Febuary! What a shame! :(

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6. Re: How crowded is Boracay in February?

Yes, I'd forgotten that too. Avoid that week.

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7. Re: How crowded is Boracay in February?

I was actually planning to go this Chinese New Year :)

Will take the advices, and stay in a relatively less crowded part of the island. Thanks for the inputs, everyone!

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8. Re: How crowded is Boracay in February?

You had better book now if you are going during Chinese New Year!

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9. Re: How crowded is Boracay in February?

Yes, planning to do that in the next couple of days - especially air tickets from SG, which tends to sky rocket during that long weekend. Doing my TA research first before finalizing everything. Thanks.

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10. Re: How crowded is Boracay in February?

I don't know your budget but I suggest you take a look at Island Jewel Inn and 3-5-7 Resort. Those are in a nice, quiet location.