The Strand Resort Boracay

Small and family-friendly resort a short walk from the beach

Consisting of only 14 rooms, 12 of which are suites, the Strand Resort Boracay is a boutique hotel only 3 minutes from a quiet part of the Boat Station 1 beach. The two Standard Rooms here are quite nice, but the 9 One-Bedroom Suites are very large and perfect for families. In fact, some who book the cheaper rooms seem to get upgraded to the suites, which is a good indicator about how the staff aim to please.

It’s a lovely 4.5-star property with two salt-water (environmentally friendly) swimming pools set in a lush garden. The beach and other local options are close enough to the resort, but really this one is best suited to those looking for quiet rather than adventure and exploration. Guest reviews here are very strong and it seems to get booked up before many others nearby.

Rooms/suites/villas: 14
Area: Boat Station 1
Category: 4.5-star

Room types

  • Standard Room
  • Family Suite
  • One-Bedroom Suite
  • Penthouse

Special room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Hot and cold water
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone/intercom
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Self-coded safe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Water heater
  • Two built-in sofa beds (family suites)


  • High season online specials from US$99 per night
  • Low season online specials from US$70 per night

Restaurants and bars

  • Mahogany Lounge
  • Limestone Cafe
  • Pool & Bar Lounge

Resort features

  • Salt-water pools
  • Garden with hammocks
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry service
  • Airport transfer
  • Babysitting service

What the reviews say

Reviews for the Strand Resort Boracay are generally very positive, at least for guests who are booking a hotel appropriate for their style. As a small and quiet resort a couple minutes’ walk from the beach, this one is popular with small families and guests not overly interested in nightlife.

Most reviews are very positive, and the service in particular gets high marks for the little touches that seem to come every day. The one-bedroom suites are said to be large and well appointed, which are a bargain in the 4-star category in Boracay.

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