AKLAN, Philippines – Despite the ecological crisis hounding the Philippines' world-famous tourist destination, Boracay's White Beach still managed to be among the world's top 25 beaches in TripAdvisor's 2018 Traveler's Choice Awards.
Among beaches in Asia, White Beach ranked second in the TripAdvisor Awards.
"A huge, white beach with loads of things going on and a vast array of restaurants and bars at the back," the world's largest travel site described Boracay's White Beach.
"Boracay beach is better than anywhere, nice sandy beaches and clean seas take you to heaven," another reviewer wrote.
Grace Bay in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, was the world's top beach acccording to the travel site, described as "turquoise waters, powdery snow-white sand and glorious year-round sunshine."
Here's the list of the other top beaches:
Meanwhile, the interior department proposed a 6-month state of calamity and two-month commercial shutdown to speed up the rehabilitation of thei.– Rappler.com