Amid flat shallow water and a breathtaking seascape, the Quijano Windsurfing Retreat along the coast of Cuyo is the dream escapade for kitesurfers. Also known as the Anino Retreat, this site offers kitesurfers of all levels a vast virgin and reef-protected lagoon with sandy bottom sea, smooth onshore wind and small waves all at their beckoning. It gets very few to zero visitors at a time, which makes it safe for neophyte kitesurfers. This retreat center provides storage facilities for kitesurfing equipment. They do not rent out boards, sails or harnesses, so kitesurfers must bring their own. Continue reading
Bulabog Beach is located on the eastern end of Boracay Island and is the second most recognized beach on the island, next to the world famous White Beach. Bulabog is only a five minute walk from the centrally located D’Mall shopping center and a 10 minute walk from White Beach. The beach itself is protected by an offshore reef, and the Bulabog area is quieter than White Beach.
The best time for windsurfing in the Philippines is during the Amihan season, which lasts from early November until mid-April, when the weather is warm and dry with steady wind conditions.
Boracay Island is a popular place in the Philippines where many come to engage in this sport. This small island, approximately 200 miles south of Manila, can be accessed by boat from Panay Island. This is one of Asia’s premier windsurfing destinations, and hosts the annual Boracay International Funboard Cup. The main tourist beach is White Beach, on the western side of the island, which is surrounded by hotels, vacation rental accommodation, bars, shops and restaurants. Continue reading
On wild waters where strong winds blow, windsurfing is an excellent sports to engage in. Also known as board sailing, it involves riding on the surface of the water on a board with a sail that is propelled by the wind. The best time for windsurfing in the Philippines is during the Amihan season, which lasts from early November until mid-April, when the weather is warm and dry with steady wind conditions.
Boracay is the best place for windsurfing beginners. It has a perfect mixture of sun, heat and surf. There are spots there where the water is always warm and the lagoon is shallow enough to stand in most places. Another some of the most popular wind surfing destinations in the Philippines are Lake Caliraya, Subic Bay, Anchor Bay Water Sports, Anilao, and Pagudpud.
Every January or February, Green Yard Funboard Center hosts the Boracay International Funboard Cup. The event is one of the largest windsurfing races in Asia and attracts over a hundred windsurfers and kiters to Boracay year after year. The event also features the Boracay Big Air Challenge, a event which draws some of the best kiters in the region. Continue reading