Boracay Named as the 2012 World's Best Island

Earlier this year we celebrated when Puerto Princesa Underground River was recognized as part of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, today we have another thing to celebrate for as the international travel magazine
Travel+Leisure names the Island of Boracay as the 2012 Wolrd's Best Island.

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Between December 2011 and March 2012, Travel+Leisure conducted a survey to its readers for their 17th annual "Travel+Leisure World's Best Awards". Philippine's Boracay Island got the top spot gaining a total vote percentage of 93.10 beating last year's top notchers such as Bali and Galapagos which fell as second and third respectively for this year.

Below is the 2012 World's Top 10 Islands.
1. Boracay 93.10
2. Bali 90.41
3. Galapagos 89.55
4. Maui 89.28
5. Great Barrier Reef, Australia 89.28
6. Santorini, Greece 89.20
7. Kauai 89.09
8. Big Island, Hawaii 87.95
9. Sicily, Italy 87.87
10. Vancouver Island, British Columbia 87.48

Discovery Shore also bags the number one spot as the best hotel spa in Asia.

Truly it is now more fun in the Philippines.


  1. Wow,. congrats Boracay and to the Philippine Island. I've been there last year. such a wonderful place.