The Philippines is one of the famous holiday destinations among the tourist. One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Philippines is Kalibo-Boracay. Kalibo is a first-class municipality and capital of the province of Aklan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 80,605 people. Kalibo is located in the north-west of Panay. It is the main transportation hub for the resort island of Boracay. The municipality is known for the Ati-Atihan festival. If you love nature, you can visit the semi-urban and multi-awarded mangrove forest, the Bakhawan Eco-Park.
The climate in Kalibo-Boracay is tropical year-round with an average temperature of 29-35 degrees Celsius. Kalibo-Boracay or Philippines has only two seasons which is wet and dry seasons where rainfall can be heavy during the wet or monsoon season and humidity during the hotter months can be high. The best time to visit Kalibo-Boracay would be between December to February when the weather is warmer with occasional showers. During this season, the sun shines bright resulting clear skies with the winds blow gently suitable for outdoor activities. The off-peak season is between July to September where the climate during that season is unpredictable and typhoons can sometimes occur anytime. It is advisable for visitors to check the weather reports before going to this town. During this season you will find better flight tickets and hotel deals.
1. Bacolod – Silay Airport
It is the main airport that serves the general area of the Bacolod Metropolitan Area. It is just 15 kilometres northeast of Bacolod city. Since it is an international airport, Bacolod – Silay Airport is the busiest airport serving the Negros Island area. The airlines that operate in this airport is Cebu Pacific and Philippines Airlines, with the later provide an international route to Seoul, South Korea as its seasonal flights. Bacolod – Silay Airport has many interesting shops and eateries within the airport so you can shop or dine in while waiting for the plane to arrive or depart. To go in and out of the airport is easy because there are many types of transportation available in Bacolod – Silay Airport for the visitors.
2. Kalibo International Airport
Kalibo International Airport is an international airport that serves the general area of Kalibo, the capital of the province of Aklan in the Philippines. It is the fastest growing airport in the Philippines in terms of passenger traffic with more than 50% growth in 2010, and second fastest for seats offered for June 2014 over the corresponding month of the previous year. The airport is located 2 kilometers east of the main area of Kalibo. Kalibo International Airport services international destinations such as Taipei, Seoul–Incheon, Busan, Shanghai, Chengdu, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Kalibo International Airport has many interesting shops and eateries within the airport so you can shop or dine in while waiting for the plane to arrive or depart. To go in and out of the airport is easy because there are many types of transportation available at Kalibo International Airport for the visitors.
Kalibo-Boracay’s climate is under the hot sun for most of the time. Usually, it will be warm and sunny throughout the years with little rains except for typhoon season which the weather can be unpredictable with heavy rains and thunderstorm. The average maximum temperature in Kalibo-Boracay is around 27 and 33 degree Celsius while the average minimum is about 20 and 24 degree Celsius. While around December to February will be the peak of seasons because it will be the warm and pleasant season of the year. If you plan to visit Kalibo-Boracay during this season make sure you book your flight and hotel early as both fill up quickly.
1. The Bakhawan Eco-Park - The Bakhawan Eco-Park is a 220-hectare mangrove forest located in Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines. The mangrove reforestation project started in 1990 when the local government and several non-government organizations transformed the muddy shoreline of Barangay New Buswang into a mangrove reforestation site to prevent flood and storm surges in the community. The park is dubbed as the Philippines' most successful mangrove reforestation project. The Eco-park is operated by the Kalibo Save the Mangroves Association (KASAMA). The word "bakhawan", in the local dialect, means "mangrove".
2. Tigayon Hill - Tigayon is a barangay of Kalibo, Aklan, the Philippines where the highest peak and the only hill of Kalibo are located. Three kilometers away from the Kalibo town center is the only hill in Kalibo, Tigayon Hill. It is a limestone outcropping by the river. There is supposed to be a viewpoint at the top to see the river, but it has too many trees obscuring the scenery - there is hardly anything to see. This hill will have an observation tower for tourist to have a better view when they reach on top of the hill. If you love adventure, Tigayon Hill is a must place for you to go.
3. White Beach – White Beach is the main attraction in Boracay. There are three stations at the beach where station 1 is for visitors to sit and enjoy the wide stretch of sand and shallow water. There are also markets and restaurants on this beach so you can shop and dine in while enjoying the beauty of this beach. Station 2 is the busier part where boats will take visitors to go to island hops and cruises. Station 3 is where accommodations are located. The famous clear turquoise water and powdery white sand beach that is featured in the list of the world’s best beaches by so many globally recognized publications. The White Beach is a must-visit attraction in Boracay!