Rated Number 4 in the World
Boracay Island,Boracay Beach, Philippines – Boracay in Aklan province is the fourth best island in the world, according to an influential American magazine. See boracay beach “LIVE Via our streaming High Definition/14 Mega Pixel beach camera.
Boracay island, Number one tourist destination in the Philippines, received a score of 89.93 in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2011, which is the cover story of the magazine’s August issue.
This is the first time that Boracay was recognized by the magazine.
The World’s Best Island award went to Santorini in Greece, which received a score of 90.61, followed by Bali in Indonesia (90.45) and Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada (89.90).
Three Hawaiian islands made it to the top 10: Big Island (89.11, 7th), Kauai (88.99, 8th) and Maui (88.59, 9th).
Landing in fifth place is the Great Barrier Reef Islands in Australia (89.51), while the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador, which was last year’s number one, barely made it at 10th place.
A survey conducted by Travel + Leisure evaluated the islands according to their natural attractions, activities, sights, restaurants and food, people, and value for money. The survey was conducted among the magazine’s readers from December 1, 2010 to March 31, 2011.
Boracay has been voted by users of travel website TripAdvisor as one of the world’s top beach destinations this year. The tiny island of Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos, more popularly known as Provos, topped the said list.
An online poll by travel magazine Smart Travel Asiain 2008 showed that Boracay is among the best holiday destinations in Asia. Also part of the list is Palawan, an island-province in the Philippines which was chosen by National Geographic as one of the 20 best travel destinations in the world this year.
Meanwhile, Travel + Leisure named Bangkok, Thailand as the World’s Best City with a score of 90.49, followed by 2 Italian cities, Florence (89.92) and Rome (88.45).
Other top cities include New York City in the United States (88.40), Istanbul in Turkey (88.18), Cape Town in South Africa (88.06), Siem Riep in Cambodia (87.90), Sydney in Australia (87.84), Barcelona in Spain (87.83) and Paris, France (87.78).
TravelOnline has been sending clients to Boracay Island for over 10 years knowing that Boracay is going to be one of the Top Destinations in the world. Boracay Beach has also in the past received it’s honoured spot in the Top 10 Beaches of the World. TravelOnline Specializes in the cheapest Boracay Packages which are complete allowing clients to pay once and every aspect of their trip is covered.