English is widely used on the island. You won’t have a difficult time communicating with the locals as most, if not all, of them speak or understand basic English.

Tagalog is also widely used, so you may want to brush up on your basic Tagalog words especially when haggling for prices in the market. If you’re up for a challenge, try learning a few Aklanon or Boracaynon words, as the dialect is the native language of this region.

Next: Beach Activities

This Boracay Guest Guide is authored by Camilla Collings for Boracay Magazine, copyright 2014. All rights reserved. No part of this section may be copied-and-pasted into any Boracay promotional material, or altered to hide traces of plagiarism, without permission from the copyright owner. This article may be shared as long as links kept intact, and proper acknowledgements made.


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