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Discovery World Corporation

Discovery Shores Boracay


Balabag Boracay Island, Aklan

The multi-awarded Discovery Shores Boracay offers 99 suites, consisting of 11 Signature Suites, 65 Junior Suites, 6 One-Bedroom Suites, 12 One-Bedroom Suite Premiers, 3 Two-Bedroom Suites and 2 Two-Bedroom Suite Premiers. The hotel suites are divided into seven (7) clusters, with each cluster built on a 3-storey structure.

 

The resort hotel features dining and bar outlets; the award-winning Indigo Restaurant, Sands Restaurant offering sumptuous local cuisines and Sandbar/Pool Bar. Other hotel amenities include Terra Wellness Spa, an outdoor swimming pool for the kids and adults, outdoor Jacuzzi, The Sandbox Kids Room, fitness facility, a library, an entertainment room, a billiards table, a gift/souvenir corner and a wide beach area ideal for afternoon lounging or for viewing the magnificent Boracay sunset.

 

The five-star resort hotel is also an ideal destination for intimate weddings, other social gatherings and even business meetings as it offers two function rooms. The scenic Boracay sunset is a perfect background to end the day’s events by the Club Deck.

 

Opened in 2018, the Signature Suites is Discovery Shores Boracay’s premier wing consisting of 11 indulgent suites. An Italian specialty restaurant Forno Osteria is conveniently located in the same cluster.

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List of Awards
 

By providing service that’s all heart, we have gained the trust of our customers and the recognition from award-giving institutions.

2024

DestinAsian Reader’s Choice Awards 2024
Nominee:  Best Hotel in the Philippines Category
Note: Voting period:  until November 30.  Announcement late 2023/early 2024


2023

 

30th Annual World Travel Awards
Philippines’ Leading Beach Resort 2023

 

Trip Advisor
2023 Travellers’ Choice

Conde Nast Travelers Readers’ Choice Awards 2023
Nominee: Resorts Category, World’s Best Resorts

Note:  Voting period:  until July 30. October 3, 2023 – will announce winner

 

DestinAsian Reader’s Choice Awards 2023
9 out of 10 Best Hotels in the Philippines
https://www.destinasian.com/blog/news-briefs/rca2023/18

 

Tatler Dining Guide 2023
Indigo Restaurant


2022
 
Booking.com
Traveller Review Awards 2022
8.9 (out of 10)

 
Condé Nast Johansen
2022 Awards for Excellence Winner
Best Dining Experience
Asia, Africa, Middle East & Oceania Category
 
Trip Advisor
Travellers’ Choice 2022 Award

 

 

 


2021
 
Note: Nominee – Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards / Conde Nast Travelers Readers’ Choice Awards / Conde Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence.

 

Safe Travels
By World Travel & Tourism Council and Department of Tourism

 

Safety Seal
By Department of Tourism, valid June 2021 to June 2022

 

Hotels.com
Loved By Guests Most Wanted Award 2021
Rating 9.6

 

Conde Nast Travelers Readers’ Choice Awards 2021
Top 25 Resorts in Asia
Rank No. 17
https://www.cntraveler.com/gallery/asia-top-resorts

 

Others:
Conde Nast Travelers Readers’ Choice Awards 2021
Boracay Island – Best Islands In the World
Rank No. 8 (93.26 rating)
https://www.cntraveler.com/story/top-islands-readers-choice-awards-2020


2020
 
 International Hotel Awards 2020
Luxury Hotel in the Philippines
https://ihotelawards.com/asia-pacific-2020/

 

Trip Advisor
2020 Travellers’ Choice

 

2020 Agoda Customer Review Awards
9.1 Rating

 

DestinAsian Magazine
2020 Reader’s Choice Awards
No. 7, Top 10 Best Hotels and Resorts in the Philippines
https://www.destinasian.com/blog/news-briefs/the-results-of-our-readers-choice-awards-2020-are-out/18
 
Preferred Hotels and Resorts
2019 iPrefer Members’ Choice Awards
https://preferredhotels.com/page/i-prefer-members-choice-2019-award-winners-276714


2019
 
TripZilla Excellence Awards 2019
Best Luxury Hotel

 

The Choice 2019
Discovery Shores Boracay
Favorite Beach Resort Hotel (Hall of Fame)

 

Hotels.com
Loved by Guests SPA Winner 2019
9.4/10 rating (only winner in the Philippines)

 

Trip Advisor
Certificate Excellence Hall of Fame, 2019

 

Trip Advisor
2019 Travellers’ Choice
No.14, Top 25 Hotels – Philippines
No. 20, Top 25 Hotels for Service – Philippines

 

DestinAsian Magazine
2019 Reader’s Choice Awards
No 9, Top 10 Best Hotels in the Philippines


2018
 
IPrefer Members’ Choice Awards 2018
https://preferredhotels.com/i-prefer-members-choice-2018
 
T+L World’s Best Awards 2018 (released in Feb 2019)
Top 50 World’s Best Hotels and Resorts for Families
https://www.travelandleisure.com/worlds-best/family-hotels

 

Booking.com
Guest Review Awards 2018
9.1 (out of 10)

 

Conde Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence 2018
Best for Families (Asia)
https://www.johansens.com/inspiration/awards-excellence-2018-winners-rest-world/
 
The Choice 2018
Favorite Beach Resort Hotel
 
Trip Advisor
Hall of Fame 2018
Certificate of Excellence, 2018 Winner
 
Trip Advisor
2018 Travellers’ Choice
No.9, Top 25 Hotels – Philippines
No. 20, Top 25 Hotels for Service – Philippines
https://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Hotels-a_Mode.expanded
 
Trip Advisor
Indigo Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence, 2018 Winner
 
DestinAsian Magazine
Reader’s Choice Awards
Top 10 List
Best Hotel in the Philippines: Discovery Shores Boracay
 
Others:
Trip Advisor
2018 Travellers’ Choice
https://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Beaches-cTop-g1
 
In the World
No. 25 : White Beach

https://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Beaches-cTop-g2
In Asia
No. 2 : White Beach
No. 16 : Yapak Beach


2017
 
Booking.com
Guest Review Awards 2017
9.2 (out of 10)
 
2017 World Luxury Hotel Awards
Country Winner: Luxury Wedding Destination
Country Winner: Luxury Family Resort
 
The Choice 2017
Favorite Beach Resort Hotel
 
Travel + Leisure Magazine
No. 7, Top 10 Best Resort Hotels in Southeast Asia
World’s Best Awards 2017
http://www.travelandleisure.com/worlds-best/resort-hotels-in-southeast-asia#discovery-shores-boracay-island
 
Others (T+L):
 
World’s Top 10 Islands
*Boracay Island. No. 3
*Palawan Island. No. 1
 
Top 10 Islands in Asia
*Luzon, Philippines, No. 8
*Cebu, Philippines, No. 6
*Panglao Island, Philippines, No. 4
*Boracay Island. No. 2
*Palawan Island, No. 1
 
Trip Advisor
2017Certificate of Excellence
 
Trip Advisor
2017Certificate of Excellence
Indigo Restaurant
 
Hotels.com Loved by Guests Awards 2017
Loved By Guests Gold Winner
(based on genuine reviews and experiences)
 
Trip Advisor
2017 Travellers’ Choice
White Beach, Boracay Island
World’s Best Beaches, White Beach ranked No. 25
https://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Beaches-a_Mode.expanded
 
Trip Advisor
2017 Travellers’Choice
Discovery Shores Boracay No. 7 Top 25 Hotels in the Philippines
https://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Hotels-cTop-g294245
 
No. 9 Top 25 Hotels for Service – Philippines
https://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Hotels-cBestService-g294245


2016
 
Trip Advisor
2016 Travellers’ Choice
No. 13
Top 25 Hotels in the Philippines

No. 12
Top Hotels for Service – Philippines
http://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Hotels

 

Trip Advisor
Certificate of Excellence, 2016 Winner

Indigo Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence, 2016 Winner

 

Others:

Travel + Leisure Magazine
World’s Best Awards 2016

Top 10 Best Islands in the World
Palawan – No. 1
Boracay Island – No. 2

5 Best Islands in Asia
Palawan – No. 1
Boracay Island – No. 2

http://lifestyle.inquirer.net/241667/boracay-is-conde-nasts-best-island-in-the-world/


2015
 
2015 World Luxury Hotel Awards
Country Winner: Luxury Wedding Destination
Country Winner: Luxury Island Resort
 
TripExpert
Expert’s Choice award
August 2015
 
Trip Advisor
Hall of Fame 2015
Certificate of Excellence, 2015 Winner
 
Trip Advisor
2015 Travellers’ Choice
No. 15
Top 25 Hotels in the Philippines
http://www.tripadvisor.com.au/TravelersChoice-Hotels-cTop-g294245#15
 
No. 11
Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the Philippines
http://www.tripadvisor.com.au/TravelersChoice-Hotels-cLuxury-g294245#11
 
No. 21
Top 25 Hotels for Service in the Philippines
http://www.tripadvisor.com.au/TravelersChoice-Hotels-cBestService-g294245#21


2014
 
Travel + Leisure Magazine
One of the Best Hotels by Region (Asia), Ranked No. 1 in the Philippines in the T+L 500 World’s Best Hotels 2014
http://www.travelandleisure.com/tl500/2014/region/asia
 
Trip Advisor
Certificate of Excellence, 2014 Winner
 
Trip Advisor
2014 Travellers’ Choice
No. 2
Top 10 Hotels for Families
http://www.tripadvisor.com.sg/TravelersChoice-Hotels-cFamily-g294245
 
No. 6
Top 25 Hotels in the Philippines
http://www.tripadvisor.com.sg/TravelersChoice-Hotels-cTop-g294245
 
No. 7
Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the Philippines
http://www.tripadvisor.com.sg/TravelersChoice-Hotels-cLuxury-g294245


2013
 
Travel + Leisure Magazine
 
Ranked No. 11 on the list of World’s Best Hotels 2013 / Top 100 Hotels Overall in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2013 readers’ survey
 
Ranked No. 2 on the list of Top Resorts in Asia the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2013 readers’ survey
 
Ranked No. 3 on the list of Top Hotel Spas Overall the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2013 readers’ survey
 
No 1. Hotel Spa in Asia in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2013 readers’ survey
 
No. 1 Hotel for Families in Asia in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2013 readers’ survey
 
Ranked No. 3 Resort for Service in Asia in the listing of World’s Best Service 2013, based on data from the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2013 readers’ survey.
 
Top Island Hotel in Asia, 2013 T+L Top 500 List of Best Hotels in the World
 
*Boracay Island – No. 2 Top 10 Islands Overall
World’s Best Awards
 
Trip Advisor
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Travellers’ Choice, Luxury Hotels 2013
Travellers’ Choice, Top Hotels 2013


2012
 
Trip Advisor
Certificate of Excellence 2012
 
Travel + Leisure Magazine
No. 1 Hotel for Families in Asia in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2012 readers’ survey
 
No. 1 Hotel Spa in Asia in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2012 readers’ survey
 
Ranked No. 5 on the list of Top 100 Hotels overall in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2012 readers’ survey
 
Ranked No. 2 on the list of Top Resorts in Asia in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2012 readers’ survey
 
Discovery Shores is one of the Best Hotels by Region (Asia), Ranked No. 1 in the Philippines in the T+L 500 World’s Best Hotels 2012
 
*Boracay Island – No. 1 Top 10 Islands Overall
World’s Best Awards


2011
 
Travel + Leisure Magazine
Ranked No. 7 on the list of Top 10 World’s Best Spas, Travel + Leisure 2011 reader’s survey
 
Top 10 Hotel Spas in Asia (Ranked 1st), Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Awards readers’ survey 2011
 
Top 15 Resorts in Asia (Ranked 8th), Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Awards readers’ survey 2011
 
Top 9 Hotel Spa by Region/Asia (Ranked 5th), Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Awards readers’ survey 2011
 
Top10 Hotel Spa Overall/World (Ranked 7th), Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Awards readers’ survey 2011
 
Top 10 Family Resorts & Cruises in Asia (Ranked 2nd), Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Awards readers’ survey 2011
 
Top 100 Hotels in the World (Ranked 55th), Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Awards readers’ survey 2011
 
Top 20 World’s Best Island Hotels (ranked 16th), Travel + Leisure readers’ survey, 2011
 
T + L 500, World’s Best Hotels 2011, Travel + Leisure, ranked among the best in Asia
 
Trip Advisor
Certificate of Excellence, 2011 Winner


2010
 
Travel + Leisure Magazine 
 
Top 15 Resorts in Asia (Ranked 14th), Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Awards readers’ survey 2010
 
Top 10 Family Resorts & Cruises in Asia (Ranked 8th), Travel + Leisure, World’s Best Awards readers’ survey 2010

2009
 
DOT Western Visayas
Best Resort, Triple A Category, Department of Tourism Western Visayas Region, 2009
 
Jose C. Parreño, Jr., general manager
Western Visayas Tourism Excellence Awards 2009-Regional Director’s Awardee.
 
Tourism Personality Awardee, Rotary Club of Manila 5th Tourism Personality Awards, 2009

AWARDS FOR INDIGO RESTAURANT
 
Philippines’ Best Restaurants 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Listed in the Miele Guide 2010/2011 and 2011/2012, Asia’s finest restaurants guide

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