Holidays in Willy's Rock

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Willy\'s Rock

Gaze up at the holy statue that appears to lead this battleship-like rock formation rising above White Beach’s shallow water.

One of Boracay Island’s most iconic landmarks is Willy’s Rock, a volcanic rock formation hoisting a shrine dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. The rock plateau stands in shallow water just off White Beach. Capture photos of the natural structure’s dramatic scenery.

Enjoy the excellent view of the rock from White Beach at various times in the day. It is particularly dramatic at sunset, when it becomes a gradually darkening silhouette against the night sky. Note the difference at high tide, when the water reaches the third of the steps that lead to the religious statue. The rock and the statue appear much larger and taller at low tide.

Climb the man-made steps and inspect the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which is covered by a concrete shelter. Be careful on the slippery stairs. Notice the small trees and shrubs that grow from the tips of the rocks. From the top of the formation, enjoy the view of the beach, with its many stalls and shops.

Willy’s Rock seems utterly alone as the sole mass in the ocean that can be seen from the beach. Its shape is often compared to a battleship, with the shrine as its mast. Snap photos of your family and friends, with the rock serving as a dramatic backdrop.

Stroll along the soft, pristine sand of White Beach, which is the most popular beach on the island. Enjoy a fruit smoothie or sip coconut water as you stroll along the white, powdery sand of this long beach.

Come to the beach to admire the rock formation. It is open at all times with no entrance fee. Find Willy’s Rock on Station 1 of the vast White Beach that occupies a large portion of Boracay Island’s western coastline. Get around this area on foot. Other attractions in this part of island include Balabag Lake, Talipapa Market and the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

404 Cheap Hotels Near Willy's Rock

Deparis Beach Resort
Deparis Beach Resort
3 out of 5
The price is AU$82 per night from 23 Dec. to 23 Dec.
Located in Boracay Island, this beachfront resort is in a shopping district and within 2 mi (3 km) of Station 2, White Beach and Station 1. Station 3 and Department ...
3.9/5 Good! (82 reviews)
"The staff were excellent! The room was very clean. Location was perfect!"

Reviewed on 31 Jul. 2021

Deparis Beach Resort
Henann Palm Beach Resort
Henann Palm Beach Resort
4.5 out of 5
Station 2, Beachfront, Boracay Island
The price is AU$125 per night from 14 Dec. to 14 Dec.
Nestled on the beach, this Boracay Island hotel is within a 5-minute walk of White Beach and D'Mall Boracay. Bulabog Beach and Willy's Rock are also within 15 ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (168 reviews)
"The hotel has shortage in terms of manpower. But it is probably because of the pandemic. All in all, facilities and amenities is good and clean. Staffs are friendly but lacking. Thanks for the stay Henann Palm Beach! See you next time maybe? :)"

Reviewed on 24 Nov. 2021

Henann Palm Beach Resort
Crimson Resort & Spa Boracay
Crimson Resort & Spa Boracay
5 out of 5
The price is AU$329 per night from 9 Dec. to 9 Dec.
Nestled on the beach, this Boracay Island hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Punta Bunga Beach, Station 1 and White Beach. Station 2 is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) away.
4.5/5 Wonderful! (131 reviews)
"Service is really good! Food is good esp the breakfast buffet. Their French fries and tikka masala pizza is the best in the island."

Reviewed on 31 Jul. 2021

Crimson Resort & Spa Boracay
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Top Willy's Rock Hotel & Accommodation Deals

Deparis Beach Resort
Deparis Beach Resort
3 out of 5
The price is AU$82 per night from 23 Dec. to 23 Dec.
Deparis Beach Resort
Henann Palm Beach Resort
Henann Palm Beach Resort
4.5 out of 5
Station 2, Beachfront, Boracay Island
The price is AU$125 per night from 14 Dec. to 14 Dec.
Henann Palm Beach Resort
Crimson Resort & Spa Boracay
Crimson Resort & Spa Boracay
5 out of 5
The price is AU$329 per night from 9 Dec. to 9 Dec.
Crimson Resort & Spa Boracay
La Carmela de Boracay Resort Hotel
La Carmela de Boracay Resort Hotel
3 out of 5
La Carmela de Boracay Resort Hotel
Henann Lagoon Resort
Henann Lagoon Resort
4 out of 5
Station 2, Boracay Island, Aklan
The price is AU$89 per night from 4 Jan. to 4 Jan.
Henann Lagoon Resort
Discovery Shores Boracay
Discovery Shores Boracay
4.5 out of 5
The price is AU$451 per night from 14 Dec. to 14 Dec.
Discovery Shores Boracay
Shangri-La Boracay
Shangri-La Boracay
5 out of 5
The price is AU$573 per night from 5 Jan. to 5 Jan.
Shangri-La Boracay
Henann Crystal Sands Resort
Henann Crystal Sands Resort
5 out of 5
The price is AU$149 per night from 22 Dec. to 22 Dec.
Henann Crystal Sands Resort
Sea Wind Resort
Sea Wind Resort
3.5 out of 5
The price is AU$208 per night from 14 Dec. to 14 Dec.
Sea Wind Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.