If you like to party, there are plenty of places to choose from. The livelier bars are situated near boat stations 1 and 2. There are plenty of places to party all night!
Boat station 3 has a more laid back and relaxed atmosphere, with small native bars and restaurants - popular with backpackers.
Expect to check your handgun with the security guard!
- Bom Bom Bar (near D 'Mall) is a native-style beach bar that often has live music. It's a popular hang out for artists and musicians.
- Charhls Bar, Near Station 2 (Right in the middle of the beach). This bar is a favorite on Boracay. It has a live band that plays covers and patrons are invited to sing with the band. edit
- Chez De Paris Resort, on the White Beach balabag (beside Le Soleil and The Mandarin), ☎ (036)288-3233. one of the first European restaurants on the island, the first infact to have chocolate mousse and italian pizza when the island was without electricity in the early 80's. Owned by the infamous and eccentric frenchman Roger Deparis who has lived on the island since his backpacking days. It is a throwback to the old island style of mismatched decorations and heavy foliage. A little bit of island history resides in this sleepy getaway nestled between two large hotel edit
- Cocoloco, near boat station 3, is an attractive beach bar/restaurant that also serves tasty food. You can enjoy your drink by the beach, under the coconut trees, and there's a pool table in the bar too.
- Cocomangas, near station 1, is famous for it's "Still standing after 15" challenge. Drink 15 ferocious shots and win a t-shirt and a plaque on the wall. This bar is popular with the younger crowd but a few "working girls" are around for lonely men. Try the Jam Jar, a pineapple and vodka cocktail.
- Crafty's rooftop bar has probably the most extensive selection of imported beers and ales on the island. Head to the top floor of Crafts Superstore.
- Cream Cafe, right on White Beach, between La Reserve & Crystal Sand in Station 1. It's a great place for good old fashioned milkshakes and Arce Dairy Carabao (Water Buffalo) Ice Cream. edit
- Deja Vu, Station 2. Contemporary Design and big comfy lounge furniture Deja Vu's Disco starts around 10PM or so however the drinks start flowing in the afternoon time during lunch and dinner. Deja Vu has at least 10+ drinks on their menu that you can only find there. edit
- Juice located right between Boracay Regency and Boat Station 2 offers top notch cocktails and a variety of "sneaky smoothies". with a wide open courtyard opening up to the beach it tends to fill up by around 11PM but still very comfortable. The crowd is a nice mix of locals and foreigners. Great staff and charming bartenders.
- Jungle bar, Gelito avenue (around 3 km from D*Mall by Gelito avenue in the jungle). Crazy and wild parties take place in Jungle bar. It is not working every day, but when it does, you will like it. Lots of people dancing on the tables, interesting music, bad drinks in bar (better take yours with you) and "last party in my life" atmosphere. edit
- Kurts Bar, near station 3, is run by friendly Bavarian Kurt and his wife Mags. It's a very popular spot to meet and chat, and one of the few places on the island serving draft beer.
- Nigi Nigi's, between boat stations 2 and 3, three minutes walk north of the tourist center, is a popular centrally located spot to have a cool drink and enjoy a little people watching. The manager is an expat.
- Red Pirates Pub, is a native style beach bar (near boat station 3) with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and good selection of fruity cocktails as well as affordable ice cold beer. It's a good place to meet other travelers and chat, and on Fridays and full moon nights there is live music and an all-you-can-eat beach BBQ and buffet.
- Rumbas, in "D' Mall Plaza", is an English-style pub that attracts a friendly crowd. The menu is pretty good too, especially the sirloin steaks. Big TV screens show sports.
- Shantal's Resto Bar, in Station 3 at the pathway to Dave's Straw Hat Inn, Morenos, and Escurel. Has a popular Happy Hour from 2PM to 8PM, offers one of the best beachside and sunset views on the island, and bumps a non-stop soundtrack of the best in electronic, hip-hop, R&B/soul, and reggae music.