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Boracay still named among best islands in Asia despite closure

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MANILA – Despite of its closure since April, Boracay has maintained a spot in Travel + Leisure magazine’s list of Top 10 islands in Asia.

It landed the No. 8 spot this year, getting a score of 86.14.

Two other Philippine destinations made the cut – Cebu made it to sixth place with a score of 89.10, while Palawan, after two years of winning the No. 1 spot, finished at No. 5 with 90.04.

At the top spot is Java in Indonesia, which also dominated Travel + Leisure magazine’s world’s best islands list.

Here are the Top 10 islands in Asia, as voted by readers of Travel + Leisure:

1. Java, Indonesia (95.28)
2. Bali, Indonesia (94.06)
3. Lombok, Indonesia (93.88)
4. Maldives (90.48)
5. Palawan, Philippines (90.04)
6. Cebu, Philippines (89.10)
7. Phuket, Thailand (86.14)
8. Boracay, Philippines (86.14)
9. Koh Samui, Thailand (85.07)
10. Koh Lanta, Thailand (82.50)

Source: https://news.abs-cbn.com/life/07/17/18/despite-closure-boracay-named-among-best-islands-in-asia

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