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“island hopping”(106 reviews)
“white sand”(96 reviews)
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The second largest beach on Boracay, this popular destination is also called Puka Shell Beach after the prevalent white seashells.
As featured in One Day in Boracay
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Yapak, Malay, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 March 2006

Boracay island has been going downhill of late, attracting mass tourism. But most people don't ever get off white beach. Hire a motor bike and drive to Yapak beach. You'll find an empty stretch of the most lovely beach on earth. You'll have it all...More

21  Thank ChrisLondon_UK
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 April 2013

i want to have this beach for myself. DONT go there. its native, its empty, its breezy. better stay on the white beach with all the boom boom sound, the commissioners, vendors etc. Dont go there cause of the food. No Mc Dope there, no...More

7  Thank Tilo K
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A much quieter beach than white beach, away from the crowds. We found a beautiful secluded spot for the day. Offers amazing sunset views. ToTo sells coconuts as you Enter the beach on the lett - the man is a legend, sat down and spun...More

Thank KyleG1801
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stalls were awesome 100 peso for fresh coconut. Pearl earrings for 100-150 pesos. The beach was beautiful but as it was a windy day the water gets deep really fast and the waves were big and had a strong current. A bit dangerous for more...More

Thank 88_Gem
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the real white beach; the sand, water everything is appealing here. A less crowded place with cleaner water, one can see the marine life so easily.

Thank gulshanborah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After six months of closure and rehabilitation of the beaches and clean-up of illegal structures, Boracay now had stRted to heal. Looks better now after its opening.

1  Thank Jojo B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Puka bach is a quieter beach located norther end of boracay island . Thrir are some venders selling shells, and othef hand made item's plus venders selling soft drinks . Easy to get to by locsl trike operators and a nice place to relax euther...More

Thank boracayjoe1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean beach with clear water. Best trip.Nice relaxing place.Just beautiful. Must see on Boracay!

Thank family_mj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good alternative during busy Seasons where the white beach will be packed. Still a good venue to chill under the sun and soak in the sea

Thank SVRBlackBookAsia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You could see right to the bottom, loved it. There was a nice little restaurant that we got to eat in very cool. I wouldn't want to spend much more than an hour, as there's not a lot to do.

Thank Colton j
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We were staying at the Fairway & Bluewater resort, and arranged with a tricycle guy to take us Mt Luho and then Puka beach for the day. Altogether 500 php for both of us, and the beach itself only being a 25 minute ride from...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We stopped by this beach during our Island Hopping session and were given about 1 hour to hang around. The beach was simply beautiful and felt peaceful despite the crowd. Lounge/beach chairs are set up across the shops and we need to pay to have...More

Thank Shamz18
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Response from Jocaloda | Reviewed this property |
We always used the toc tocs (motorcycles attached to kind of cabin). Some can take about 7! I would arrange to have one pick you up late into the night. There are almost no other public transport possibilities but the hotel... More
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Melinda V
31 March 2018|
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Response from HungoverTT | Reviewed this property |
Hi Melinda, Yes same here we got there on a island hopping package
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Response from WanderlusterSelvi | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dianne, The only way that I know of is by getting into a bangka boat. You can either charter the whole boat or just pay for per person charge . You will have to wait for some time though if u share with others. Lots of... More
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