Boracay is one of the best places to visit if you love beaches!

From its long white sandy beaches to its turquoise blue waters, it’s easy to see why so many people have Boracay in their bucket list.

However, after Boracay’s reopening in 2018, the island has since limited the number of tourists who can enter. One requirement for entry to this paradise is to show your proof of hotel booking.

So does that mean I have to book our accommodation before going to Boracay?


For every tourist traveling to Boracay, hotel bookings are required. But not just any booking, it has to be from one of those in the list of accredited hotels in Boracay.

Anyway, we’re here to help you find the best accommodation in Boracay starting with Station 2.

Travel Tip: We’ve also listed the best accommodations for Station 1 and Station 3.

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But why Station 2?

Station 2 is where you’ll find everything in Boracay. From souvenir shops, restaurants, malls, and nightlife, Station 2 is where you should look for a hotel if you want to stay in the center of Boracay.

Plus, you can easily walk to and from Station 1 and 3 if you’re staying in Station 2.

This article provides a comparison between stations 1, 2, and 3 if you want to know more.

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Hotels at Station 2 Boracay

So without further ado, here are the best hotels at Station 2 Boracay categorized into three: budget, midrange and luxury.

Boracay Hotels Station 2: Luxury

The following Boracay Station 2 hotels have a price range of P5,000 (~100 USD) and up.

Coast Boracay

For that dreamy beachfront Boracay Station 2 accommodation, Coast Boracay is your best choice! You can choose to swim in the swimming pool or the beach.

From couples to families, the resort is perfect for all types of travelers. And if you’re a digital nomad, there’s free WiFi access around the hotel.

Hungry? Head to their on-site bar and restaurant for the best meal.

The District Boracay

Want to be near Station 1? Choose to stay in the District.

This luxury resort provides an outdoor pool, free WiFi access, three dining options, and a 24-hour front desk. If you love coffee, you’re sure to fall in love with the District. All rooms have their own tea/coffee making facilities! Yaay!

Daily breakfast buffet is served at the in-house Vigan Grill while Caruso Ristorante Italiano is your go-to restaurant for fine Italian cuisine. Lastly, Star Lounge offers both local and Asian dishes to satisfy your cravings.

Boracay Mandarin Island Hotel

Just 500 meters from D’Mall, Boracay Mandarin Island Hotel is a beach-front property in the middle of Station 2. Relax by the pool during the day and don’t miss out on the nightlife after the sun sets down.

There’s a daily breakfast buffet offered at the property. If you want to chill near the beach, there’s the Bucos Bar for the best views.

After an island-hopping trip, you can indulge yourself with the hotel’s very own Mandarin Spa.

Henann Garden Resort

Less than five minutes from D’mall, you’ll find the luxurious hotel of Henann Garden Resort.  This Boracay resort offers access to 4 pools and a swim-up bar.

Some rooms even have direct access to the pools. You can also choose to book rooms with balconies facing the pool. Dine at the Garden Café for Western and Asian dishes or buy some refreshing drinks and snacks at the Garden Pool Bar.

Red Coconut Beach Hotel

With its prime location, Red Coconut Beach Hotel is a favorite Boracay Station 2 accommodation for travelers who frequent the island. This luxury hotel has its very own outdoor swimming pool, and beach bar.

If you need to stay connected, don’t worry, there’s WiFi. Each room provides a stunning view of either the gardens or the beach.

Buffet breakfast is served at the hotel. The in house restaurant specializes in hot plate and grilled dishes. Don’t forget to visit the bar for a wide variety of drinks to choose from. Oh and make sure to book the rooms with balconies for the ultimate Boracay vacation!

Henann Lagoon Resort

Henann Lagoon Resort gots its name from its 1,200 m² lagoon-shaped pool. Just a mere 3-minute walk from the beach, Henann Lagoon Resort can help you create the perfect dream vacation in Boracay.

Your room’s nearby location to the swimming pool, staff hospitality, and large shower are just some of the reasons why tourists love Henann Lagoon Resort.

You can also opt to take advantage of airport transfer for convenience.

Le Soleil de Boracay

Just a stone’s throw away from D’mall, Le Soleil de Boracay is found in the middle of the island’s party central. Despite this, you can still get some peace and quiet at night.

Add to its beachfront location, Le Soleil de Boracay’s Mediterranean-inspired designs mixed with Filipino hospitality is sure to make you want to come back for more.

Henann Regency Resort and Spa

Henann Regency Resort and Spa offers a prime location in Boracay with its beachfront access, and 5 minutes away from D’mall. The resort features 4 dining options and 3 outdoor pools.

Christina’s Restaurant serves Filipino and Italian dishes, as well as seafood and steak dishes while Sea Breeze Cafe is perfect for admiring the view of the beach and turquoise blue waters. And if you’re up for it, you can go swim up to the Pool Bar for some drinks.

Azalea Hotels & Residences Boracay

With its strategic location, Azalea Hotels & Residences Boracay is a favorite among tourists who want to stay near the main road and the beach.

Azalea Hotels & Residences Boracay offers an outdoor swimming pool with a view of the sea, an in-house restaurant that serves a delectable spread of local and international cuisine, and a bar for some drinks.

Boracay Haven Resort

Just 2 minutes from the white beach, Boracay Haven Resort offers its guests complimentary internet access throughout the resort and free access to the outdoor swimming pool.

Rooms also have balconies and decorated in all shades of blue.

Boracay Hotels Station 2: Midrange

The following Boracay Station 2 hotels have a price range of P2,000 (~40 USD) to P5,000 (~100 USD).

Nigi Nigi Nu Noos

Ryk and I love Nigi Nigi Nu Noos! During our last two days in Boracay, we opted to stay in a beachfront accommodation in Station 2 and chose Nigi Nigi Nu Noos.

Compared to the other hotels at Station 2 Boracay, this hotel gives off that “indigenous vibe” with its nipa hut cottages. Upon checking in, you’ll be given food coupons that you can use at their on-site bar and restaurant.

The best rooms for us would be the ones with balconies overlooking the beach.

El Centro

Traveling in groups? El Centro has spacious family rooms that can accommodate a maximum of 7 people!

Choose from 40 different rooms and stay just a few steps away from Boracay’s white beach. El Centro has one of the best spots for enjoying the best things Boracay has to offer!

And if you ever need anything, the hotel has a convenience store for your “convenience”.

The Tides Hotel

Want a rooftop bar and swimming pool? Check-in at the Tides Hotel.

This Boracay hotel is located in the heart of D’mall so you’re just a stone’s throw away from the best restaurants on the island. And the best part? Tides Hotel offers discounts to its partner bars and restaurants.

Chateau De Boracay

With 19 bedrooms, Chateau De Boracay gets booked pretty fast. You’ll easily feel right at home at this cozy hotel. It’s just a few steps from the beach.

Upon checking in, you’ll be offered welcome drinks! It’s recommended for those who want to make the most value out of their money when looking for hotels at Station 2 Boracay.

Hey Jude Resort

Hey Jude Resort is unlike any other Boracay resort in Boracay with its elegant Colonial-style building. They also offer free Wi-Fi, 24-hour reception, laundry services, a restaurant, and a bar.

Enjoy your complimentary breakfast at the rooftop dining area for a pleasant tropical breeze.

Boracay Tropics Resort Hotel

From the beach, you only have to walk for 5 minutes to reach Boracay Tropics Resort Hotel.

The resort features an outdoor swimming pool and restaurant. There’s also free WiFi around the hotel.

Before heading out, try the buffet breakfast at the TropiCafe Restaurant for local and international dishes. There’s also a supermarket in front of the hotel – open 24 hours.

Boracay Hotels Station 2: Budget

The following Boracay Station 2 hotels have a price range of a maximum of P2,000 (~40 USD).

Victory Divers Resort

Station 3 is well known for being less crowded, and peaceful. If you want to immerse yourself into the island’s local culture, Victory Divers Resort is a great choice as it is located near Station 3.

Plus, it’s near a diving shop with a restaurant, bar and coconut stand – perfect refreshments after a dive.

Deparis Beach Resort

Just 10 minutes away from D’mall, you will find the affordable Deparis Beach Resort. Despite being a budget resort, you’ll find this in a prime location on the island – a few steps away from the beach. And what more? They offer daily complimentary breakfast!

What more can you ask for?

Seabird International Resort

Five minutes from D’mall and a few steps from the beach, Seabird International Resort not only offers budget Boracay Station 2 accommodation but also an excellent location in exploring the best of Boracay.

International menu, local dishes and various beverages to choose from, you’ll surely have enough energy before heading out to the beach.

Hostel Avenue Beachfront

Looking to book a bunk bed? Hostel Avenue Beachfront offers bunk beds perfect for solo travelers and backpackers.

The Hostel Avenue Beachfront is just a few steps from Station 1 and offers a balcony for each room.

You can search for more Boracay hotels in Station 2 here.

Airbnb Boracay Philippines

Aside from hotels and resorts, you can also opt to stay at an Airbnb.

Get your P2,200 ($44) Airbnb discount here!

Travel tip: You can book your flights here. Just type in your origin and destination.

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Responsible Travel Tips

When traveling to one place, make sure you practice responsible tourism. Here are some tips to do so.

1. Respect the environment

Don’t litter. Please hold onto your trash until you find a garbage can.

Related: 16 Eco-Friendly Travel Products for the Earth-Loving You

2. Avoid single-use plastic

Bring your eco bag and refuse single-use plastic.

3. Shop local

Keep the traditional crafts alive and support local artisans. Buy from them. And try not to haggle, P20 may seem small to you but it can mean a lot to them.

4. Always ask permission

Be sure to ask for permission first when taking photos or videos especially when it comes to children.

5. Don’t bring home sand and seashells

Take nothing but photos. Removal of seashells can harm the ecosystem and endanger creatures such as hermit crabs. You’ll often also find seashells sold as decorations, ornaments, or keychains. Please avoid supporting these and don’t buy.

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