* Editor’s note: This story was last updated on 22 December, 2020. See here for the latest travel guidelines in Boracay.
In Boracay, behind every face mask is a warm smile and genuine Filipino hospitality, reassuring you that here, you can safely enjoy the island. Indeed, the world-famous beach destination is now open to locals in the Philippines, jump-starting the country’s very gradual reopening to tourism. It's one the government describes as “slow but sure”, with safety as the top priority.
So what does Boracay look like under this new normal?