World's Best Island Hotels
Courtesy of Discovery Shores
No. 16 Discovery Shores Boracay, Philippines
Imagine 88 rooms on a tiny island known for powder-white-sand beaches, where kids learn the Filipino versions of hopscotch and tag and climb up a bamboo pole in a popular local game known as palosebo. Yes, this is Discovery Shores, new to the T+L 500 in 2011. Is the Boracay’s White Beach truly the finest spot of sand in the world? Guests of this island hotel have the chance to find out.