Written by Bert Dalida
Tourists in Boracay are not exempted from the ordinance that prohibits sandcastle making.
According to the Malay Auxiliary Police (MAP), based on Municipal Ordinance Number 246 Series of 2007, making a sandcastle at the beach front is prohibited particularly the big once and are used commercially.
The said sand formations can destroy the natural terrain of the shore line.
Nonetheless, the MAP added that they would allow those who are making smaller sandcastles for tourists to enjoy.
The Ordinance meanwhile clarifies and specifies the penalties for violators.
Tourists usually enjoy sandcastle making because of the sand’s cooler and very fine properties.
Translated by Shelah Casiano