Your Guide to


Experience TOAcon the idyllic island of Boracay.

Butterfly-shaped with just as delicate sands, this island paradise boasts kilometre-long stretches of coastline, tropical trees, and flourishing sea life.

Leave the confines of the boardroom for pristine, pearly-white beaches, breathtaking sunsets and turquoise waters.

315km south of the Philippines capital of Manila, Boracay is a beacon of sustainable tourism development, combining beauty with a strong environmental commitment.

Getting to Shangri-La Boracay

Be escorted to your tropical destination


By car:

On arrival at the airport, you will be taken on a five-minute drive to the resort’s exclusive lounge, called Mabuhay Centre, at the Caticlan jetty port. At the Mabuhay Centre, resort staff will welcome you with refreshing beverages and cold towels to help you freshen up.


Speedboat Transfer​

Take in the powder-white sands and sky-blue ocean with a speedboat ride to the resort. From Mabuhay Centre, you’ll enjoy a 15-minute speedboat ride directly to the resort. The round-trip can take a maximum of two adults and two children (younger than 12 years). Please note that for speedboat arrival and departures between 7pm & 7am there will be a surcharge of P 1,000 net per room, per way. 

Shangri-La Boracay facilities


Chi: The Spa at Shangri-La

Indulge in rejuvenation at Chi, a serene 5,714 sqm sanctuary nestled on a rocky peninsula overlooking a private bay, inspired by the essence of the Shangri-La legend for personal peace and well-being.


Travel With Your Family

Specially designed facilities like the Adventure Zone featuring an indoor playground, the Entertainment Centre with games and activities, and the Eco Centre offering environmental activities ensure endless entertainment for kids. Plus, scheduled daily highlights like arts and crafts, dancercise, and more promise to keep them engaged.


Daily Activities

Visit Shangri-La Boracay’s daily schedule featuring a variety of activities.

Sports & Recreation

A coastal haven focused on marine life conservation while boasting nature trails, you can enjoy diverse activities for all ages.

Sea sports: Engage in a range of water sports from deep sea diving to kayaking.

Resort facilities: Relax on one of two secluded white beaches or take a dip in one of the country’s biggest naturalistic swimming pools surrounded by fountains and lush gardens.


Top Attractions in Boracay


Enjoy a round of golf at Fairways & Bluewater Boracay

Tee-off where some of the world’s golfing greats have played, flanked by unbeatable sea views and powder-white beaches. Fairways & Bluewater Boracay golf club has hosted many international tournaments and boasts a 6524-yard, 18-hole, par 72 Graham Marsh-designed course. Enjoy a flatter first nine with water hazards and a hillier back nine.

For more information: Golf | Fairways & Bluewater Boracay (


Go island hopping

You won’t want to miss out on island hopping in a traditional bangka or outrigger boat. With half or full-day options these scenic tours are a great way to pack in more island sights and sounds while cutting through Boracay’s turquoise waters.

Or you could enjoy an idyllic day sailing around the island of Boracay on a small- group boat tour. You’ll hug the coastline and stop at picturesque beaches and snorkel spots throughout the tour. Plus, the buffet-style lunch and dinner will give you tastes of local and international cuisine.


Airlines that fly to the Philippines

Airlines that fly to the Boracay

Where to eat

Be escorted to your tropical destination

Aria Cucina Italian

Enjoy seasonal, organic Italian dishes in a cosy setting.

Address: Beachfront, D’mall of Boracay 

Tel: 09984828490


Traditional Greek dishes and Cyma original creations served daily from 11am-11pm.

Address: D’mall of Boracay

Tel: (036) 288 4283

Dos Mestizos

A local and tourist favourite, for traditional Spanish dishes.

Address: Main road, Station 1 Across from Seawind Resort

Tel: +639666728077



Come for the sundowners and stay for the fresh modern menu.

Address: Beachfront, D’Mall of Boracay Boracay Island, Malay

Tel: +639666728077

        +0917 879 7349

Lemoni Café

For fresh, healthy, (and yet) gourmet cuisine, look no further than Lemoni Café.

Address: Lemoni Café, Stall 117, D’Mall, Station 2

Tel: 036-288-6781 


Real Coffee & Tea Café

Loved by locals and tourists, this could become your go- to breakfast spot.

Address: 2/F Sea World, Station 2 Balabag, Malay

Tel: +63 36 288 5340

The Ruf Resto Bar

Filipino fare. Enjoy a sundowner and stay for a sinuglaw starter (grilled pork belly and fish ceviche) and then tuck into some chicken and pork adobo.

Address: Ferra Hotel Boracay, 82 Main Ave

Tel: +63 (0)917 680 9140


Upmarket local flavours with cosmopolitan cuisine on the menu too.

Address: Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa, Malay

Tel: +63 (0)36 288 4988

Basic Filipino Words & Phrases

Although the majority of Filipinos can speak English, there are some Filipino phrases and terms that may help you in communicating with your team members.

Good morningMagandang umaga
Good afternoonMagandang hapon
Good eveningMagandang gabi
What’syour name?Ano ang pangalan mo?
How are you?Kumusta ka?
I am fineMabuti naman ako
Thank you!Salamat!

You’re welcome

Walang anuman


Pasensya na











I / me








He, She




















What to Bring and Prepare

  • Your passport
  • No need for a visa. Please ensure you tick the tourist option when filling out arrival cards
  • Credit card and cash. Ensure that you have enough local currency (PHP – Philippine Peso) to cover your airport transfer and any daily transportation you may require.
  • Prepare your itinerary ahead of time. Please communicate your plan s to your Client Relationship Manager weeks prior to your visit – especially when you plan to see local places over weekends or have team meetings booked for you and your team members.
  • Average temperatures in the Philippines usually range between 21°C (70°F) and 32°C (90°F) with the average yearly temperature at around 26.6°C (79.9°F). It can get much warmer though, so pack appropriately for the beach.
  • When visiting TOA Global offices, casual business or office uniforms are the recommended attire.
  • Prescriptions or over-the-counter medication, if necessary.
  • Wall adapters (220 volts).

Frequently Asked Questions

The Philippines has a generous visa-free policy. Citizens of over 100 nations (including Australia, USA, Canada and New Zealand) can spend up to 30 days in the country visa-free.

To take advantage of this scheme, travelers must present:

  • Eligible passport valid for the duration of the stay
  • Evidence of onward travel, such as a flight reservation or return ticket

Three-month visas can be obtained in advance and cost around USD 35.

Yes, a health declaration for the Philippines is required. All travelers need to register with eTravel declaration. The online travel form is mandatory. It was introduced during COVID-19 and has been maintained as a general health declaration for the Philippines.

You must complete eTravel registration before entering and before exiting the Philippines. You’ll be issued with a QR code or barcode which you need to travel. 

Manila is the capital of the Philippines and also the country’s main gateway for international flights with Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL). Airlines flying direct into Manila or Cebu from Australia are Qantas and Philippine Airlines and from US and Canada are Delta and United.

We recommend flying to Boracay Airport (MPH) in Caticlan. This is the nearest airport to the island. The carriers servicing this airport are Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific Air, Air Asia , and Skyjet.  

Please note if you fly into Kalibo Airport (KLO) you will require a leisurely 1.5-hour transfer by land to reach Caticlan, the jump-off point to access Boracay Island by boat. 

Please note in Manila: Airside transfer is not permitted between Terminal 3, and Terminal 1 or 2 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). All travellers transiting to or from Terminal 3 must pass through Immigration and meet all Philippine arrival requirements.

Access to Boracay Island has been limited to those with a confirmed hotel booking at an accredited hotel. Be sure to avail of our discounted Shangri-La Boracay room rates before they run out.

The municipality of Aklan collects an environmental fee from tourists upon arrival. PHP 300 will be charged to foreign nationals.

The resort takes care of the charge to provide guests with easy transfers. This fee shall appear in guests’ account statements, which may be settled upon check-out.

The feedback we’ve received is that it’s most beneficial to stay onsite, however if another property is required, we still recommend to stay as close to the venue as possible, such as Movenpick Hotels & Resorts (22min walk) or Crimson Resort & Spa (28min walk).

It’s important to keep in mind that there’s no Uber in the Philippines and instead there’s Grab Taxi that you can use in Manila, Clark and Cebu. We highly recommend downloading the app before arriving in the Philippines – Download Grab app for transport and food delivery | Grab PH

When in Boracay, either your hotel can arrange for transfers for you or there are trikes (motorised tricycles) or e-trikes (electronic tricycles) that can get you around the island.