Being on a tight budget, I chose Air-Asia to fly from Kochi-Manila via Kuala Lumpur. It set me back around $140 one way. After reaching Manila, I had my Cebu-Pacific flight to Caticlan airport (2 on the map) from the same terminal. Cebu-pacific and AirAsia are the favourite low-cost airlines in the country. To reach Boracay island, one has to take the ferry (ride time: 20 minutes) from the Caticlan port. Another way to reach this port is the 2hours bus journey from the Kalibo airport.
Boracay is a very small and exotic island- its main attraction being the 4km long white sand beach. I had four nights stay planned here in Station 1 at Frendz Resort ($12 per night). Boracay has something for everyone- adventure sports, sunbathing, fireshow, late-night parties, massage etc. The must do here included the island hopping tour, cliff jump from Ariel point, Boracay PubCrawl, sunset sailing, sea-walking, puka beach tour and late-night parties at Exit Bar.