Boracay is one of the Jewels of the Orient. 315 kilometers south of Manila and only 2 kilometers off the northern tip of Panay Island is where you’ll find this famous island paradise.
Boracay belongs to the Western Visayas. The island is less than 7 kilometres long and just 1 kilometre across at its widest point.
Boracay has emerged as a top destination for both nightlife and kite surfing and likewise as a tranquil tropical island paradise.
Most of Boracay’s resorts, bars and clubs are concentrated along White Beach, a 4 kilometer long stunningly beautiful stretch of paradise. In 2012 White Beach was named the most beautiful beach in the world by Travel magazine.
Kite surfing has made Bulabog Beach famous the world over, with wind junkies from all over the world coming coming to enjoy the steady smooth trade winds that blow from October until the end of April. Boasting some of the smoothest, most consistent winds in the world Boracay is your perfect kite surfing destination.
The weather across the Philippines has two distinct seasons.
Amian is the smooth steady trade winds that blow from October until April, as then the winds drop for the switch around month of May, at this time Boracay becomes calm and relaxed.
However Amian is just the calm before the storm; Habagat Typhoon season begins in June and pushes all the way through again until October. Occasionally rogue Typhoons keep this season going, even as late as December.
To the delight of kite surfers, Habagat season does bring many windy days of both sun and squally stormy wind to white beach the opposing beach to kite beach. If you’re lucky enough to experience a kitesurfing session on white beach with sun and wind, you will surely finish with big smiles. And maybe a cocktail.