Discovery Shores Resort
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Discovery Shores Resort Boracay

Overview

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Discovery Shores Resort is a property sitting on Boracay Island’s fine white sand. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the resort. Discovery Shores Resort offers an outdoor pool with sunken bar and a spa. Buffets at Sands Restaurant come with beautiful beach views Snacks and refreshments are available also at Discovery Shores Resort.

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Guests can browse souvenirs at Shorelines Gift Shop or enjoy the game room. Boracay Discovery Shores also has a children’s playground and business centre. It offers 24-hour concierge and laundry services.

Discovery Shores Resort Rooms
Rooms at Discovery Shores Resort Boracay feature views of the pool or the man-made waterfalls. Each room is equipped with a DVD player, 32-inch flat-screen TV and iPod docking station. A personal safety deposit box and has a minibar.

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Junior Suite - Averaging forty to forty five square meters, guests can select from rooms with either two queen size beds or one king size bed, depending on the occupants’ requirements.

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One Bedroom - Averaging sixty five square meters, this room is considerably bigger and is ideal for four to five guests.  This room includes a spacious living area, a nook, kitchenette with a bar, and a separate bedroom with two queen size beds.

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One Bedroom Suite - Averaging sisty square meters of space, this room is relatively smaller on the lower level, compared to the other One Bedroom Suites.  The space is somehow similar to the Junior Suites.

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Two Bedroom Suite - Averaging one hundred twenty square meters of space, this room is perfect for big groups of family or friends.  The room includes a spacious living area, a dining area, bar with kitchenette, two private rooms each with its own toilet and bath.

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Two Bedroom Suite Premiere - Averaging one hundred twenty square meters in interior space, this room is similar to the Two Bedroom Suites.  However, sleeping spaces are located separately – one on the first level,  and the other, on the mezzanine level.  The suite features a very spacious private deck located on the first level of the room with an outdoor private Jacuzzi. 


Discovery Shores Resort Facilities:

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  • 24-hour Concierge services
  • 24-hour In-Room dining
  • 24-hour Laundry services
  • Airport boat transfers
  • CD / DVD library
  • Doctor/nurse on-call 
  • International newspapers, upon request
  • Local newspapers daily

Restaurants and Bars

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  • Indigo
  • Platitos
  • Sands Restaurant
  • Sandbar beach bar
  • Sunken Pool Bar

 

Discovery Shores Resort Location:

Discovery Shore Boracay is situated at Station 1, Balabag, Boracay Island 5608 Malay, Aklan Philippines Philippines.

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About Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort)

As you travel through the 7,107 islands of the Philippines, you will find stunning natural scenery like Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort), it is not difficult but there is one island that stands out but Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort). In Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) you can find a four-kilometer-long white talc powder sandy beach, turquoise blue waters and romantic scenery. Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) is located on the northwestern tip of Panay Island and can be reached only by boat. Due to its natural beauty, the island of Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) is a top beach in Asia. Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) is also known as gateway to paradise.

Two (2) km off the northwest tip of Panay Island in the Western Visayan region of the Philippines is Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Island of the Philippines located approximately 345 km (200 miles) south of Manila. It's nine kilometers and spread over 2,563.86 acres (1,038 hectares). At its narrowest point Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) is only one kilometer wide.

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Amihan and Habagat seasons weather in Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) is generally the weather patterns. Amihan means a cool northeast wind, and Habagat means west or southwest wind; south-west monsoon. The Amihan season is characterized by moderate temperatures, little or no rainfall, and a prevailing wind from the east. The Habagat season is characterized by hot and humid weather, frequent heavy rainfall, and a prevailing wind from the west.

The Amihan and Habagat seasonal pattern is the switch in wind direction which is the main indicator in Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort). Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) will be in the Habagat weather pattern for the remainder of the year and the Amihan weather pattern from sometime in September or October to sometime in May or June. These dates can vary in individual years, though.

Tropical Storms can impact Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) at any time of year, but are most likely to be seen during the Habagat season. Daytime temperatures on Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) generally range from 77-90°F (25-32°C) from the beginning of the Amihan season into February or March, and increase to the 82-100°F(28-38°C) range with the onset of the Habagat season. During Tropical Storm periods in Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort), temperatures can fall below 68°F (20°C).

Ati tribe was the original settlers of Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort). Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) became an independent province on April 25, 1956 and part of Aklan Province. Tourism began to develop in Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort), and the island became popular with backpackers in the 1980s formerly undiscovered it wasn't till the 1970s.

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Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Island was a well-guarded secret many years ago, almost possessively so that only a few knew of its existence. When a foreign movie crew accidentally "discovered" this island paradise, it was only in the 70s. Others wrote a book, which included rave reviews of Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) that changed the island’s pace from that of being a quiet secret to eventually being voted as having the best beach in the world.

Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) is a phenomenon since Aklan for many tourists is synonymous to Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort); in fact, many more know about Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) than Aklan. At peak season, some the Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Island’s population may swell to 20,000. A word on the Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Island is added a bonus for the weary heritage traveler.

The Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Island is under the administrative control of the Philippine Tourism Authority in coordination with the Provincial Government of Aklan comprises of the barangays Manoc-Manoc, Balabag, and Yapak (3 of the 17 barangays which make up the municipality of Malay).

The Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) island came to international attention in 1980s when European backpackers, mostly German, wrote about this idyllic island in the South China Sea although Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) was known to fishermen and some of its land owned by non-residents. The English baker on the Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Island is one of the oldest tourist’s establishments. Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) could boast of five star accommodations and a golf course by the end of the 80s, many rest houses had been built and by the end of the century. It was voted as one of the best beaches in the world in 1990 and again in 1996 as the worlds number one tropical beach.

White Sand Beach is Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort)'s central attraction, on Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort)'s southwestern flank, a gem of nature stretching for about four kilometers, where most of

The rocky and subject to dangerous currents is in the northeast, especially during the rainy season. Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) reefs make the island an ideal jump off point for the enthusiastic scuba divers or snorkelers.

Fresh sea foods can be found and which can be cooked right there or brought to where one is staying and for those on economy budget go to the Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) talipapa, or Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) open market. But Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Island has many restaurants catering to all tastes. Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) has equipments for water sport, as well as lessons for scuba diving and wind surfing.

Tourism in Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) is at its peak during the Amihan season partly because of its wind and weather pattern. The prevailing wind blows from the east Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) during Amihan. The water off Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) White Beach is often glassy-smooth. Hills on the northern and southern ends of the Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) island channel and the Amihan season wind from the eastern side of the island; Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Bulabog Beach in the central part of the island's eastern side makes the reef-protected waters off that beach ideal for windsurfing and kite boarding / kite surfing.

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Luxurious hotel types to budget and Spartan rooms are number of accommodation types scattered all over the Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Island. Along White Beach, location is often specified in relation to Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) three boat stations, though the stations are no longer in operation. Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Station 2 is roughly in the center of the beach, with Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Stations 1 and 3 respectively roughly midway to the north and south endpoints of Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Island. The Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Station 3 area is where most of the cheaper lodgings are located, while Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Station 2 is meant for those who want to be within proximity of the bars. Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Station 1, meanwhile, is where you can find the more isolated accommodations, offering peace and quiet to those looking for a respite from the usual action-packed Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) night scene.

Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) island accommodations range from dirt cheap to luxurious. Every luxurious and some fine hotel resorts has its Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Suite Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Private Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Honeymoon Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Executive Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Family Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Superior Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Standard Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Double Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Triple Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Quadruple Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Ocean View Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Garden View Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Beachfront Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Bungalow Type Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Aircon Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Fan Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Dormitory Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Transient Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Backpacker Room, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Room with Kitchen, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) House and any type of fabricated accommodations. Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) peak period pricing are periods of heavy tourism (usually including Christmas / New Year, Easter / Holy Week, and Chinese New Year periods).

Most Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) hotels and resorts have seasonal price levels, with high season prices generally coinciding with Amihan Season dates. Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) has in excess of 350 Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) beach resorts offering more than 2,000 rooms ranging in quality from five-star to budget accommodations, so tourists are sure to find whatever they are looking for. Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) offers a wide range of restaurants, bars, pubs, and nightclubs. Leisure activities available on Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) include scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kite boarding and beach relaxation. Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) is the site of a world-class 18-hole par 72 golf course designed by Graham Marsh.

Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) has two serving airports, the Kalibo International Airport in Kalibo pretty close to Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) and Godofredo P. Ramos Airport (commonly referred to as "Caticlan airport") in Caticlan, 30 minutes boat ride to Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort).

The Strong Republic Nautical Highway (SRNH) passes through Caticlan which is the western part of Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort), with car ferries from Roxas, Oriental Mindoro docking at the Caticlan jetty port.

Motor-tricycles along the main road of Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) or by walking along the beaches of Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) are the two main modes of transport. Along the Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Beachfront path, Pedicabs are also available for transport. Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) other means of transportation include mountain bikes, quadbikes and motorbikes, all of which can be rented.

Motorized bancas and sailing paraws are available for rent to explore around the Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Island’s coast. Around Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Island are outrigger canoes and are common sights in waters. Passengers may be seated on a trampoline platform between the outrigger supports sailing paraw is a narrow hulled boat with outriggers either sides. These are extremely fast off the wind in Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort), but can be unwieldy for inexperienced sailors.

EXCITING EVENTS

Asian Windsurfing Tour, with the week-long Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) International Fun board Cup competition usually held in January on Bulabog Beach, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) is one of the competitive venues.

Each January in Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Kalibo on nearby Panay Island, the well-known Ati-Atihan Festival takes place. Usually in the second or third week of January, a much smaller Ati-Atihan festival is celebrated on Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort).

An ultimate Frisbee event has been held annually since 2003, usually during summer, the Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Open Asian Beach Ultimate Tournament.

LOCATION HISTORY

AKLAN where Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) located between latitudes 11° 09' 30" N and 12° 01' 00" N, and longitude 121° 50' 00" E and 122° 34' 45" E, Aklan island of Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) like Capiz close to Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) shares the northern coast of the roughly triangular island Panay like island laso of Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort). More than a third of the land is mountainous but Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Island has a few, with Aklan's western flank sharing the high cordillera that divides the province from Antique which is close to Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) as well. The south is bounded by the central cordillera of Panay Island where Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) is located, common to the provinces of Capiz and Iloilo. A break in the cordillera at Nabas allows passage to Pandan, Antique and the other passage for Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort). The lowlands are limited to a narrow strip that starts from the coast and extends to the foothills, the widest are the floodplains of the Ibajay (30 kms) and Aklan Rivers (60 kms), two of five major rivers in the province while Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) island is like a shoe. The rivers empty into Sibuyan Sea. The other rivers are the Tangalan, Jalo and Talon. 

Aklan's beginning as a settled area before Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) was known is wreathed in legend and spurious and undocumented historical claims. It is hard to find documentary evidence about the island and Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) with the coming of the Spaniards. In 1566, the Augustinian Fray Martin de Rada had begun evangelizing Panay Island including Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) shoreline, where he preached the Gospel at Pan-ay, Capiz, Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) itself and in Dumangas. However, they continued their missionary work in Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) and Panay and in 1581 evangelized Kalibo including Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) and in 1596, Ibajay. Both areas particularly Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) were strategic settlements because they were near the mouth of Aklan's great rivers, a convenient waterway for penetrating the island's interior and the shoreline of Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort).

Aklan and Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) participated in the Revolution against Spain when Gen. Francisco Castillo, who had donated his fortune to found a national press in Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) for the Katipunan and Candido Iban arrived in Aklan and Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) to found a chapter of the Katipunan. Iban was a native of Malinao, Banga and a resident of Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) and had befriended the brother of Andres Bonifacio, Procopio. Inducted into the Katipunan he returned to Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) to organize in the Visayas.

Aklan's best-known tourist attractions are: the Ati-atihan and Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Island, both relatively new attractions. Although the story told of the origins of the Ati-atihan links it to the legend of the peace pact between the Bornean datus and the Ati (Ayta) who occupied Panay Island and Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) Island in the 13th century, the fact is the Ati-atihan (held on the third Sunday of January to coincide with the feast of the Santo Niño patron of Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort)) was concocted in the 1950s as a way to boost tourism. Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) island a long but narrow white sand island came to the attention of surf and sun backpackers in the late 70s, by the 80s enterprising Europeans had set shop on the island of Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) and by the end of the century, the island Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) boasted of five star resorts, a gulf course, establishments catering to different clientele: from economy to the luxury tourist budget, and a string of restaurants that serves the cuisine of the world: from native islander, to Japanese and Chinese, to Asian to continental, and what have you. These two attractions alone bring in most of the tourist dollars and Euro to Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) municipal and town of Aklan.

In Kalibo and Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) year 1581, the Augustinians established a mission. In Kalibo and Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) year 1680, was erected a parish under the advocacy of the San Juan Bautista Then, the town site was at Barrio Laguinbanwa in Numancia, some two kilometers distant from the present site of Kalibo and Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort).

In 1947, after the World War II, Gabriel M. Reyes, Archbishop of Cebu and later Manila, personally took a hand reconstructing and remodeling the church in various area including Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort). The Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) church hit by an earthquake on 14 June 1990 measuring 7.1 in the Richter scale hit the Island of Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) at 3:41 P.M., the epicenter was located at 11.34North of Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) latitude; 122.10 East of Boracay (Discovery Shores Resort) longitude. The Philvocs reported 15 kilometers depth as computed.

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