Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)

Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)

Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
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The second largest beach on Boracay, this popular destination is also called Puka Shell Beach after the prevalent white seashells.
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  • Missaera
    New Jersey52 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Peaceful beach in Boracay
    Beautiful beach with blue crystal clear waters and no crowds! Definitely worth visiting. Sand here is not as fine as Boracay’s main beach but the isolation and quietness of this place is just amazing. Lots of local vendors and overpriced stuff but it’s nice to know that we can help them by buying their staff. Along the shade from the trees you can get a fresh juice shake and they’ll set you up with a mat while waiting. Nice spot to take a nap and escape from the heat for sure.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 19 June 2023
  • Aura V
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My Favorite spot in boracay
    Exploring Puka Shell Beach in Boracay was a serene escape to a quieter and more natural side of the island. The beach’s powdery white sand and the vibrant Puka shells scattered along the shoreline created a picturesque scene. It’s a place to relax, sunbathe, and take leisurely strolls along the shore. The clear waters and gentle waves make it ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Unlike the bustling White Beach, Puka Shell Beach offers a quieter and more tranquil atmosphere, perfect for unwinding. The local vendors selling fresh coconuts and souvenirs added to the charm. Puka Shell Beach is a must-visit for anyone seeking a peaceful day by the sea and a break from the island’s livelier spots.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 14 September 2023
  • Miguel N
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Last Wild Beach in Boracay
    As Locals say: The last wild beach in Boracay!! Nice, quite and not crowded beach (at least on this specific day - 24th December)...sand is a bit more rough compared with White Beach, but a much better place for people that like quite places...Don't expect fancy places to eat, because the ones available are the traditional Filipino stalls, but the food is good. Eat on beach can be fancy. We stayed at Fairways and it was 150php to get there.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 23 December 2023
  • David C
    Camden, Australia24 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Yapak/Puka beach boracay
    We were told this area is more secluded. Going from station 1 at fairways bluewater resort it costs 200-250php takes 15 minutes. We went early so the tuk tuks didn’t really want to takes us as there were no return rides for them. I understood this so i gave the driver a tip to make up for his return. It is rougher at this area going in. The beach sand is good and the water cool and clear. There are little open cafe grills and souvenir stalls. The guys who run the beach will provide you with a mat to lay on and will fetch you cold drinks food etc. some will want you to pay for the boat trips over to the cave lagoons. I was a bit unsure of pricing for this so we skipped it but the caves looked nice on the pics. We only went there to swim really and check it out. It was a nice visit lovely beach We bought a few beers nearer lunch but they were not cold enough so expect that. And 150php each for san miguel light 330ml can
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 10 March 2024
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Travel25346533585
167 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
A secluded Beach far from the Hustle and Bustle of White Sand Beach. Located on The Island of Boracay at the farthest end from the "Mainland".
Puka Beach is not that far at all. The Day we went it was out own Private Beach, and we Loved it.
Written 28 March 2024
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Vy H.
Washington DC, DC223 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Came here during one of our stops on a private island hopping tour. The beach is beautiful!! Water is pretty blue and the sand is so light. We got here around 9:30am and there was no one here yet, super empty. You can order a drink and sit on the beach—they have mats laid down in the shade for you to sit and relax with your drink.

They had a hand built sand structures of “I Love Puka Beach”—incredibly talented artist(s)! If you take a picture with it, it’s customary to tip them as a nice gesture. I definitely got some worthy photos!

Other than that, I didn’t see much else going on here.
Written 26 March 2024
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David C
Camden, Australia24 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
We were told this area is more secluded. Going from station 1 at fairways bluewater resort it costs 200-250php takes 15 minutes.
We went early so the tuk tuks didn’t really want to takes us as there were no return rides for them. I understood this so i gave the driver a tip to make up for his return.
It is rougher at this area going in. The beach sand is good and the water cool and clear. There are little open cafe grills and souvenir stalls.
The guys who run the beach will provide you with a mat to lay on and will fetch you cold drinks food etc.
some will want you to pay for the boat trips over to the cave lagoons. I was a bit unsure of pricing for this so we skipped it but the caves looked nice on the pics.

We only went there to swim really and check it out. It was a nice visit lovely beach
We bought a few beers nearer lunch but they were not cold enough so expect that. And 150php each for san miguel light 330ml can
Written 10 March 2024
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Miguel N
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
As Locals say: The last wild beach in Boracay!! Nice, quite and not crowded beach (at least on this specific day - 24th December)...sand is a bit more rough compared with White Beach, but a much better place for people that like quite places...Don't expect fancy places to eat, because the ones available are the traditional Filipino stalls, but the food is good. Eat on beach can be fancy. We stayed at Fairways and it was 150php to get there.
Written 24 December 2023
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Gerald P
Melbourne, Australia2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Solo
It's probably a beautiful beach, but there are hundreds of visitors ( Philippino) and people trying to sell stuff. Don't bother, not worth it
Written 9 November 2023
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janine0807
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
The beach is beautiful and clean this place is a must. We enjoyed our stay here with my boyfriend. we will be back here soon☺
Written 16 October 2023
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Aura V
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
Exploring Puka Shell Beach in Boracay was a serene escape to a quieter and more natural side of the island. The beach’s powdery white sand and the vibrant Puka shells scattered along the shoreline created a picturesque scene. It’s a place to relax, sunbathe, and take leisurely strolls along the shore. The clear waters and gentle waves make it ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Unlike the bustling White Beach, Puka Shell Beach offers a quieter and more tranquil atmosphere, perfect for unwinding. The local vendors selling fresh coconuts and souvenirs added to the charm. Puka Shell Beach is a must-visit for anyone seeking a peaceful day by the sea and a break from the island’s livelier spots.
Written 14 September 2023
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Veilcynel
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Friends
The most quiet area of the Island while enjoying the white pristine beach. Beach mat and coconut juice is also available here.
Written 22 August 2023
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Missaera
New Jersey52 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
Beautiful beach with blue crystal clear waters and no crowds! Definitely worth visiting. Sand here is not as fine as Boracay’s main beach but the isolation and quietness of this place is just amazing. Lots of local vendors and overpriced stuff but it’s nice to know that we can help them by buying their staff. Along the shade from the trees you can get a fresh juice shake and they’ll set you up with a mat while waiting. Nice spot to take a nap and escape from the heat for sure.
Written 19 June 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Flightsnotfeelings
Shrewsbury, UK21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Solo
Beautiful beach, local vendors, no mass chains along the edge. Can easily find a spot under a palm tree and spend the day in your little patch of paradise. Water is crystal clear, boat rides and kayak options, shops and places for snacks in the main walk to the beach from where you’re dropped off. Would definitely recommend a few hours here. Take a towel, sunscreen, hat and book and you’ll have a relaxing peaceful day.
Written 26 May 2023
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