The province boasts high geographic diversity, ranging from white sandy beaches, mangroves and mountainous landscapes. It also boasts the river Akean, which appears unique due to its "boiling or frothing" appearance.
Several endemic species in the Philippines are located in the province. Examples include endangered animals such as the Philippine Spotted Deer (Cervus alfredi), the Visayan warty pig (Sus cedifrons), and the Tarictic Hornbill (Penelopides Panini). As of 2007, conservation efforts are being made by the Aklan State University and the DENR with varying success.
Boracay Island Resort
Boracay, a resort island located one kilometer north from the tip of Panay.It is known for its white sandy beaches and is considered as one of the more prominent destinations in the Philippines. Because of this, there is frequent air travel to the province's airports in Kalibo and Caticlan.
Kalibo International Airport is about ten minutes from the main plaza. Kalibo Airport serve direct flights to and from Taipei , Shanghai and Incheon, South Korea through international flights served by Zest Air, Mandarin Airlines, China Airlines and Philippine Airlines. More air links will soon be offered with Singapore, Hong Kong, and Beijing direct flights in the pipeline establishing and cementing Kalibo's reputation as the international gateway to the Western Visayas region.