The Tides Boracay
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After a few mishaps getting to the island, we settled in quite well.. Tides is a great hotel and we met some friendly and wonderful people! Definitely want to try to improve my Tagalog now!
Didn't get to do as many water activities as we hoped, but the ones we did do (Flying Fish and Jet-Skiing) were so much fun! The food is still …
... little lagoon full of sea water. It is called enchanted by some because they believe it to be frequented by spirits and when the main sea is at low tide, the hidden sea is at high tide and vice versa...very interesting and very beautiful for a spot of lunch and some relaxing before the boat ride back. This turned out to not be too bad in the end as we were going with the waves so hardly any drenching involved and arrived back at the beach with a lovely day spent ...
... was arranged, we set off for a 3 hours sail around the island. The boat itself was one a little hard to describe. It was like a catamaran, made of wood with one central hull. Rather than a fixed keel, there were bamboo beams on either side used for stability. This was definitely my first time sailing on a boat using a bamboo mast and boom. The rigging was very basic, but ...
... so you go in the sea, get out and repeat , and repeat, and repeat! I think we are 'beached out' , which is cool , as now we can plan where we are heading next.
The easiest and best direction place for us to go i think is 'Cebu', but will have to ask a few more people first.
Today i dried the 'dried mango fruit' sold everywhere! One word, Awesome.
No plans for tonight, so will just see what takes our fancy..............
... so no cash was needed. I headed off for a look round and some food as i hadn't eaten all day . I remember thinking to myself I bet this place after dark is gonna be good, and I wasnt wrong.
Later that evening I decided to meet the rest of the guests in the hostel bar and was pleased, and very suprised amongst all the people from all over the world to find Alex who was from Bolton and even better he was Bolton fan. We all sat drinking, ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility