are calling within the same area:
- A mobile
phone: dial 0915-0000000
assistance: dial 187
International operator-assisted calls: dial 108
International calls can be made from all bigger hotels and resorts.
Several public telephone booths may be found
long the White Beach path.
three major GSM mobile phone operators in the Philippines. Smart
Communications Globe Telecom and Sun Cellular. All three companies'
mobile phone services. do work in Boracay. Prepaid cards can
be purchased in numerous shops.
Phone numbers in Boracay:
135, 166, 288-3066;
recent years many internet cafe's of various size have sprung
up on the island: along the White Beach path, ont the Main Road
and in some big resorts. Price for one hour computer use, including
internet connection, starts at 60 pesos. Good places to go are
the Internet Center in the Boracay Tourist Center,
Shines Internet and Station 168.
are a variety of events for your enjoyment all year round. Not
surprisingly, most occur during the high season. During the
peaks of high season, it is party time on Boracay, so if you
want to party and enjoy the live music, plan your visit for
Christmas and New Year, during Holy Week (Easter) or during
school holidays in May.
2nd Sunday: Ati-atihan Festival
2nd half: Boracay International Funboard Cup
30/May 1: Malay Municipal Fiesta
1st or 2nd weekend: International Beach Volleyball Tournament
- May 18/19:
- May 24/25
28/29: Balabag Fiesta
31: New Year's Eve