Batason Point, also called Ariel's Point, is located in Buruanga, Aklan. It is rich in surrounding marine life and is said to be the best stop over for scuba divers, snorkelers, cliff-board divers, excursionists, and nature enthusiast
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When you mention Boracay, people will immediately think of an island with fine white sand and wild night parties. With its fame, the small island sometimes overshadows its mother province of Aklan. But locals know that Aklan is more than just Boracay. It is a land with so much more to offer.
Mainland Aklan is home to many other paradise-like destinations aside from Boracay like beaches and other exciting places for travelers. Should you have a day or two to spare during your Boracay vacation, you can (and should!) visit these paradise-like destinations, which are just within reach.
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A short boat ride from world-famous Boracay Island is one of the most beautiful places this side of the archipelago. Here are 9 reasons that make Buruanga, Aklan a must-visit destination.
Back then, the sea couldn't decide what to do with Buruanga's coastline.
She hammered some parts, cracked them into jagged cliffs with deep waters at their feet.
She took it easy with some beaches, even gifting them with the same white sand that would make a nearby island world-famous in the future. She wrapped a maze of mangroves around a stretch.
In one spot, she allowed the people to settle, t ...
Aklan province's claim to fame is Boracay, an island located about a kilometer from the province's northwestern tip. But there is more to this modest coastal province.
Buruanga is an off-the-beaten-track destination full of natural attractions. Plunge into the turquoise waters of Ariel's Point(formerly called Batason Point). The cliff diving is amazing. Buruanga Point is a haven for snorkeling and diving. Nearby Wasak-Wasak Beach in the village of Alegria has crystal-clear emerald waters. You'll also find Tuburan Beach and private Hinugtan Beach, fringed by coconut trees and wilderness.
Aklan is very famous for having one of the best white beaches in the planet. This province is not just all about Boracay, it also has other interesting tourism spots that tourists can explore. Listed below are the top 10 things to do in Aklan.
1. Experience the Ati-atihan Festivall
The Ati-atihan Festival is a feast honoring the Santo Niño. It is a weeklong celebration culminating on the third Sunday of January. It is one big mardi gras where the audience get to interact with the contingents coming not only from within Aklan but also from neighboring provinces.
Ati-atihan means "to b ...