Kiteboarding Kitesurfing in Boracay, Philippines, Asia

26 Jan

Kiteboarding in Boracay

Kiteboarding  Kitesurfing in Boracay, Philippines, Asia

Boracay kitesurfing hotel

Whether you call it kiteboarding or kitesurfing, this sport is a very popular activity in Boracay. The best kiteboarding / kitesurfiing beach in Philippines and Asia is Bulabog Beach Boracay.  Here you can find schools and a variety of accommoation types from the most simple back-packing hotels to luxury resorts.
Palm Breeze Villa is a luxurious yet affordable kiteboarding hotel  located beachfront at the northern side of Bulabog Beach, Boracay. This Boracay hotel is ideal for kiteboarding and kitesurfing  enthusiasts as this side of Bulabog Beach is the best side to kiteboard and also to learn kiteboarding and kitesurfing.

Bulabog Beach is about two miles long and protected by offshore reefs. Due to its ideal conditions, it has become known as one of the top windsurfing and kiteboarding (kitesurfing) beaches in Asia. The windy season is between November and April when winds are generally steady and onshore, blowing usually between 12 and 20 knots. The beautiful, turquoise waters in Boracay are always warm, hovering around 27’C. There is shallow and flat water in the bay and rolling and breaking waves out beyond the reef for the more adventurous kiteboarders.

Many kiteboarders looking for quality accommodation in Boracay choose to stay at Palm Breeze Villa Boracay. This Boracay resort is ideally located and enjoys a slightly elevated position offering an uninterrupted view over the whole bay.

There are a number of establishments along Bulabog beach renting top quality equipment with a good selection of board and sail sizes. Recognised IKO Kiteboarding courses are available for all levels from beginners to advanced. Beginners get started flying a trainer kite on dry land to get the feel of flying and controlling the kite. From there, students learn to fly the kite in the water without a board, also known as “body-dragging”. Once the student has accomplished this, the next step is getting on a board. There are several types of lessons available, depending on time you have available and/or prior kiteboarding experience.

Kiteboarding is a fun, fast sport which has really taken off in Boracay over the last few years and there are now far more kiteboarders here than windsurfers.

The International Funboard Cup is held every year at Bulabog Beach Boracay. This event, which used to be for windsurfers only, now attracts kiteboarders from all over the world.

There is always lots of fierce competition and fun, and also interesting games for times when the wind is not cooperating. Later in the evening, the famous Boracay nightlife takes over at the many themed gatherings. There are sunset cocktails, dinners, a fashion show, and even mini-Olympic games! To finish off this event, the organisers arrange a lavish dinner reception where the winners are awarded their medals.

Palm Breeze Villa is a Boracay hotel located on Bulabog beach, a great location for kiteboarders / kitesurfers. All you need to do is to look out of your window from this beautiful island resort to check the wind conditions and watch the Boracay kiteboarding in action! There are some really good kiteboarders here and it is awe-inspiring to watch them perform their jumps and somersaults in the air.

This is a popular and award-winning resort, so do try to book your accommodation early at Palm Breeze Villa Boracay hotel to avoid disappointment!

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“When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the Earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been and there you will always long to return” Leonardo da Vinci

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