For a moment, the peace and solitude takes your breath away. Ahead, the clear blue waters from Puka Shell Beach fan out to meet the sky in an endless expanse. Your view is fringed by the foliage of Boracay’s lush hillside set in an eco-reserve. Your stay at Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa, Philippines, has only just begun.You arrive at the resort’s exclusive welcome lounge in Caticlan, where a gracious host escorts you to Shangri-La’s private speedboat. In less than 30 minutes of cruising along the white beach of Boracay, you will reach the shores of the first and only deluxe resort on the beautiful island.