5 ways to celebrate your birthday on Boracay

5 ways to celebrate your birthday on Boracay

There are plenty of fun ways to celebrate your birthday on Boracay island in the Philippines.

Yes it’s very touristy, but venture away from the crowded area around Station 2 and there’s a bunch of fun things you can to do make your birthday truly special and memorable.

Celebrating Sebastien's birthday on Carubao beach

Celebrating Sebastien’s birthday on Boracay at the stunning Carubao beach

#1 BEACH BOAT PARTY TO CARUBAO ISLAND

If you like beach fun and partying, this is a great way to celebrate your birthday. Boracay Explorer offers an excellent boat trip to nearby isolated Carubao island where all food and drinks are provided throughout.

Our trip attracted a variety of ages from 18 to 60 years old.

Celebrating Sebastien's birthday on Boracay with this group boat tour to Carubao island

Celebrating Sebastien’s birthday on Boracay with this group boat tour to Carubao island

Carubao island is a short trip by boat, around 30 minutes. There are no tourists on this island and the beach is stunning. It’s great for relaxing with crystal clear waters.

Celebrating Sebastien's birthday on Boracay at Carubao beach

Sebastien enjoying his birthday on Boracay’s crystal clear waters by Carubao island beach

When we joined the group in the morning, we knew nobody. But by the end of the day, we were friends with everyone on board.

Celebrating your birthday on a boat will be one of the highlights of your Boracay trip. The excellent and friendly staff of Boracay Explorer, like Magic Mike, make it even more special:

Stefan with the amazing Magic Mike on Carubao island

Stefan with the amazing Magic Mike on Carubao island

#2 DRESS UP AND SWIM LIKE MERMAIDS ON BORACAY

And we say: “Why not?!!”

It’s a unique way to celebrate your birthday on Boracay, not to mention a great work out and a whole lot of fun.

Stefan posing and swimming like a mermaid on Boracay's White Beach

Stefan posing and swimming like a mermaid on Boracay’s White Beach

We celebrated Sebastien’s birthday learning to swim like mermaids with the Philippines Mermaid Swimming Academy, which also included a photo shoot on the popular White Beach of Boracay.

After an intense mermaid swimming class we got to pose on the lovely White Beach of Boracay

After an intense mermaid swimming class we got to pose to celebrate Sebastien’s birthday on Boracay’s White Beach

The mermaid teachers are fantastic and this makes a truly unique birthday present on Boracay for your loved one.

Go on…we know you’re tickled to try!

Nomadic Boys posing with our mermaid swimming instructor

Posing with our very pretty mermaid swimming instructor called Andrew to celebrate Sebastien’s birthday

#3 INDULGE YOURSELF AT THE LUXURIOUS MANDALA SPA

Mandala Spa and Villas is an oasis of relaxation heaven, hidden away from the busy touristy area of Station 2. As soon as you enter the grounds, it’s like you’ve been transported to a completely new quiet, peaceful and serene environment.

We celebrated Sebastien’s birthday on Boracay being spoilt rotten at the luxurious Mandala Spa.

Sebastien's luxurious birthday on Boracay treat

Sebastien’s luxurious birthday on Boracay treat at the luxurious Mandala Spa

Mandala Spa offers some incredible massages and spa packages aimed at relaxation and rejuvenation in a very romantic setting. We highly recommend it to anyone who wants to indulge a little bit for their birthday on Boracay.

We loved it so much that we dedicated an article about our experience at Mandala Spa.

Nomadic Boys celebrate seb birthday on Boracay island

Celebrating Sebastien’s birthday on Boracay being spoilt rotten at the luxurious and gay friendly Mandala Spa

#4 KITE SURFING ON BULABOG BEACH

Bulabog beach is located on the East side of Boracay and has some of the best kitesurfing in Asia.

Map of Boracay island and Bulabog beach

Bulabog beach is a popular spot for kitesurfing activities

The waters of Bulagob beach are windy and therefore not ideal for swimming. But the beach itself is a lagoon with a reef protecting it from strong waves, making it ideal for kitesurfing.

The peak time for water sports is between October to April with a highly rated company like Greenyard Kitesurfing or Isla Kitesurfing.

Celebrate birthday on Boracay doing kitesurfing

Celebrate your birthday on Boracay doing a kitesurfing course on Bulabog beach

#5 BIRTHDAY DINNER AT A NICE RESTAURANT ON BORACAY

There are many excellent restaurants in Boracay to choose from for a nice birthday dinner.

A few of our favourites include:

A kinilaw birthday treat for Sebastien

A kinilaw birthday treat for Sebastien at the excellent Los Indios Bravos

  • 357 Boracay has some of the tastiest spare ribs we’ve ever tried and located on a very romantic setting by the beach at Station 3, far from the noise around Station 2. It also offers some excellent mid range accommodation options.
Celebrating Sebastien's birthday meal enjoying the delicious ribs at the 357 Boracay restaurant by the beach

Celebrating Sebastien’s birthday meal enjoying the delicious ribs at the 357 Boracay restaurant by the beach

And if you are lucky like we were, your hotel might surprise you with a birthday cake, like Ferra hotel on Boracay did on Sebastien’s special day:

Sebastien celebrating his birthday on Boracay with ferra hotel

Sebastien receiving a surprise birthday cake at the Ferra hotel on Boracay island in the Philippines

Travel with us as we swam our way through Boracay and Palawan in our Philippines travel video.

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4 Comments

  1. Anna

    Super nag enjoy kaming 3 ng sister ko sa pag celebrate sa aming birthday sa Boracay super duper sossy tlga sa Bora bora super memorable Sana manalo para enjoy ulit ang birthday nmin ng sisters ko 5 girls kming january ang birthaday yung iba di nkasama wala sa budget #ItsMoreFuninthePhilippines
    #VisitPhilippinesYear2015
    #Boracay Island, Philippines

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    • Stefan Arestis

      Thanks Anna for your comment, but what does this mean please?

      Reply
  2. Darwin Garing

    I am a filipino who’s unfortunate enough haven’t travel and enjoy Boracay. Boracay is an expensive paradise– well that’s just for me LOL. It’s on my travel-bucket-list and hope to visit before the 4th quarter ends this year. I super love your posts TBH. I wish you guys could visit cebu 🙂

    keep safe always.

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    • Stefan Arestis

      Awww thanks Darwin – we’ll definitely visit Cebu next time we come to the Philippines 🙂

      Reply

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