Boracay is a small island in the central Philippines. It's known for its resorts and beaches. Along the west coast, White Beach is backed by palm trees, bars and restaurants.
The scene on White Beach on Boracay Island, October 24, 2018, two days before it reopens to tourists.
Waters along the White Beach here is now clean as its coliform level has dropped by almost 100 percent, environment officials said Wednesday, two days before the famed beach destination was set to reopen its shores to tourists.