Willy's Rock, Boracay

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A strangely shaped volcanic rock resembling a battleship stranded during low tide, Willy's Rock becomes an islet during high tide. When the tide is out, climb some dozen steps to reach a small shrine featuring a 1.2 m (3.9 ft) tall statue of the Virgin Mary. The three large rocks on the top of the formation, fringed with a palm tree and some shrubs, make a particularly good photo opportunity. Expect crowds; a bar nearby sells drinks and refreshments. A visit to Willy's Rock represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Boracay trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • The stone is an icon for Boracay. He is well visible from the entire beach. By always shallow water, always good. Sometimes very crowded with tourists and thereby nearly not without tourists to photograph. There is also a small temple. At a beach walk you'll definitely drop by
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  • You'll see this rock feature anytime you walk along the beach but it's worth waiting for low tide to walk out to it. It's on the west shore of the island so it also makes for a nice sunset shot.  more »
  • This spot was always featured in news and prints whenever the topic is Boracay. It has the statue of Mama Mary. Not sure of the history though, but its a great spot when its already sunset. Must have ...  more »
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