Balinghai Beach in Boracay is one of the most peaceful and scenic places in the world. Imagine yourself alone with Mother Nature, lying on white sand and bathing under the tropical sun and breeze. You close your eyes and hear the soft roaring of the ocean. This beach has “chillax” written all over it. What’s truly amazing about it is the contrast it brings against Boracay’s world-famous White Beach, a 4-km stretch of white sand. Balinghai is peace: White Beach is party. Balinghai is retreat: White Beach is action.
Also known as Long Beach by locals, White Beach is the primary reason why Boracay is one of the top island-beaches in the world. This is not only for its powdery sand and crystal winds, but also for the all-day, all-night party. After tourists and travelers have tired of the eating, drinking and partying at White Beach, however, they need and deserve a rest. White Beach may make Boracay magical, but White Beach together with Balinghai Beach makes Boracay perfect. The latter offers the quiet, relaxed getaway that White Beach doesn’t. This is why it makes sense to book a room in Balinghai instead of anywhere along White Beach, which is always alive and noisy. [Read more…]