Paraw Sailing in Boracay as the sun sets

When I planned my Boracay trip, the only water activity I wished to do again is the Paraw Sailing. I enjoyed the Island Hopping on my first two visits. I enjoyed Reef Walking, but you can never ever convince me to try it again. Parasailing and Cliff Diving is still in my must-do list. Let’s just say that I am not yet that brave to conquer my fears yet.

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Ready to go sailing?

My first Paraw Sailing experience happened in 2009. It was my first Boracay trip and as a first-timer, I had some boo-boo’s in this trip. I and my friend Maire went on an Island Hopping trip from morning ’till afternoon on a paraw boat without applying enough sunblock. The aftermath? Sunburn. Mahapdi. Nakakatuyo. Nakakadiri ang pamamalat lol. Lesson learned the hard way!

Last year, I was tasked to visit Boracay to cover an event. One of the activities we tried is the Sunset Paraw Sailing. I had a blast that time because I get to enjoy this activity with blogger friends I’ve known for the longest time. Also, we were drinking a bottle of Tanduay Ice each. What’s not to love in that scenario? We even stayed at the beach after to chat while swimming at night.

Rochelle, Brenna and Annemiek
Rochelle, Brenna and Annemiek

I get to enjoy another Sunset Paraw Sailing activity a day before I left Boracay. I’m glad that Brenna and I were able to convince Rochelle and Annemiek (new friends from Netherlands) to join us.

The four of us tried our luck by asking around. We finally saw the right boatman and negotiated with the price (Php 1500 or Php375 each). After buying some drinks, we went straight to the Paraw boat to sail away!

For 45 minutes, me and my girls enjoyed the pure bliss of sailing as we wait for the sunset. I get to know Rochelle more as we exchange stories and views on certain things. I am hopeful that my  dream Euro trip will happen next year. Surely, Netherlands will be one of the countries I’ll visit!

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Our Sunset Paraw Sailing activity ended with smiles on our faces. We dipped in the water with an attempt to do night swimming. I realized that Boracay is crowded now since it’s a Saturday. Toinks.

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When the sun has set, no candle can replace it. – George R.R. Martin

Have you tried Paraw Sailing in Boracay? How was it? I love Sunsets =) I am thinking of revisiting Boracay via Kalibo on January since they will be celebrating the Ati-Atihan Festival!


 

 

18 Comments

  1. Brenna said:

    awww….!!! i super miss! πŸ™ mukhang cebu ata ang head namin sa january. πŸ™ sayaaaang! penge ako pics namin! hahaha! meron ka ung nasa boat? o magalaw?

    December 21, 2012
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    • Senyorita said:

      I have more pics! Hehe medyo madilim nga lang yung iba. I’ll try to send them to you later πŸ˜€

      December 23, 2012
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  2. soloflightEd said:

    Wow, galing ni Brenna! sandwich! hehe. joke.
    haven’t tried paraw sailing pa. I think it would be lovely during sunset. πŸ™‚

    December 22, 2012
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    • Senyorita said:

      Try Paraw Sunset Sailing with teh dahling <3 romantic sya, promise! πŸ˜€

      December 23, 2012
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  3. Riz said:

    never pa aco ng paraw sailing. ang ganda ng sunset!! great photos Mica! πŸ™‚

    December 22, 2012
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    • Senyorita said:

      Thanks Riz! Better try it on your next Boracay trip!

      December 23, 2012
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  4. That looks like a fun way to enjoy the sunset! I’ve been out on a catamaran before; that was pretty fun. πŸ™‚

    December 22, 2012
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    • Senyorita said:

      I think you’ll enjoy Paraw Sailing more! Hehe. I hope you’ll consider the Philippines on your next backpacking trip and stay longer here πŸ˜€

      December 23, 2012
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  5. Robbie said:

    Gurl, magplan tayo ng Boracay pero gusto ko via roro or boat. πŸ˜€

    December 22, 2012
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    • Senyorita said:

      Pwede rin πŸ˜€ plano ko rin ‘yan gawin before, pero one-way lang. Gusto ko magtagal ng konti sa Panay area

      December 23, 2012
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  6. blissfulguro said:

    we tried it 3 weeks ago and it was fun! it’s the only water activity we did while in boracay at di kaki nagsisi. we got it for 250 each!:)

    December 22, 2012
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    • Senyorita said:

      Masaya talaga siya and relaxing πŸ˜€ Ilan kayo na naghati-hati?

      December 23, 2012
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      • blissfulguro said:

        siningit lang kami sa mga foreigners so bale 6 kani lahat ;p

        December 23, 2012
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  7. waahhhh! kainggit! try naten yan, samahan mu ko. never ko naisip i try ang paraw sailing until i read this! πŸ™‚

    December 23, 2012
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    • Senyorita said:

      Tara! Hehe sana sabay tayo ulit mag-Boracay soon πŸ™‚

      December 23, 2012
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  8. Drew said:

    Ang ganda sa Boracay πŸ™‚

    April 21, 2013
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    • Senyorita said:

      Masarap balik-balikan hehe πŸ˜€

      April 23, 2013
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  9. Vadim Petrov said:

    Boracay is the Very nice island
    We also was there. We love Boracay

    May 11, 2017
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