Boracay Beaches, Boracay Island, Philippines
Most people call Yapak Beach by its other name, Puka Beach, due to its having numerous puka shells, which are useful in making accessories and ornaments. Native jewelry pieces made from the shells were the rage in the 70’s and many tourists still visit the place for the same body ornaments. On the beach itself, people can find many great restaurants where they can dine and relax to their heart’s content. Yapak Beach has become synonymous with serving up the best local seafood which is always freshly caught that same day.
Boracay Island, Philippines
For decades now, the island tropical paradise of Boracay has been one of the biggest tourism draws of the country. Millions of people have visited the island and more continue to do so every year. It is one of the most precious ecological treasures of the Philippines. It’s pure and crystal clear waters with powdery white sands are what make it a prime tourism spot which people keep returning to and it is the location of Yapak Beach.
Although White Beach is more popular and filled with hotels and establishments, it has also become somewhat overfilled with tourists and festivities happening almost round the clock. Now there is one isolated venue on the island which provides more intimacy in a less crowded beach which promises to create another side to vacationing in Boracay.
It can be achieve at Yapak Beach which also famous for being called Puka Shell Beach due to the many Puka type shells which are found on its sands. Next in size to White Beach, going there is only a quarter of an hour away by land from its famous cousin. Usually, guests can take motorcycles with covered sidecars from the main road. The ride does not cost very much and the roads can be a challenge, but the destination is well worth it.
By comparison, Yapak Beach has less people than White Beach. This makes it a more intimate spot for couples who wish to have more privacy to experience the sights and sounds of he crystalline waters of this island paradise.
Visitors to Yapak Beach will love the many restaurants and eateries which flourish there. Many of the famous food places in this part of the island even have fine dining with the use of local Nipa (thatched roof) huts for guests to enjoy their food in a truly tropical setting. There may even be ambulant vendors offering their puka-shell jewelries and ornaments for guests to buy and take home as keepsakes and reminders of their tropical vacation on the island.
Another attraction of Yapak Beach is the amazing and unobstructed view of the Boracay sunset. The beach provides a more peaceful and well deserved experience of the coming of dusk on the island. And guests can also enjoy the more vigorous and deep water at the edge of Yapak Beach for those who want to have a swim with a bit of a challenge.
The beach of Yapak is very ideal for family picnics and wading or using a snorkel to look at the amazing marine life. The numerous shells which the beach is known for can be used for anything ornamental like bracelets and necklaces, earrings and other similar items since they are of the highest quality.
Visiting and enjoying Yapak Beach is fast becoming one of the essential things to do when visiting the island and you want to experience something different from the usual crowds and noise which are found in other beaches on the island.