White Beach Kitesurf Spot in Boracay
Asia Kiteboard Spot in Philippines
White Beach is one of the 7,107 tropical islands in the center of the Philippine group of islands. The place is 7 km long, 1-4 km wide, i.e., about 16 sq. km area. Here, you will find one of the most beautiful sunsets and the finest white sand beaches, as the name suggests. So, just hang around the beach barefoot and soak the warmth of the sand under your feet. Also, bask under the hot sun or lie beneath cool shades of endless palm avenues. As a kite spot, this place is a sensation among kitesurfers and lazy trippers.
White Beach Kitesurfing wind conditions
Due to the tropical climate, temperature and humidity remain high throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 22 at night to 32 degrees Celsius during the day. From October to May, White Beach remains under the influence of the Amihan season. This translates into predictable weather and consistent winds prevailing from the northeast. So, the breeze is warm, strong, with occasional gusts. The winds speed ranges from 8-35 knots.
- board shorts
- sandy beach
- all day
Wind Stats for White Beach Kiteboarding
Around the Kiteboarding Spot White Beach
Located on the west coasts of Boracay Island, White Beach is a hotspot full of resorts, hotels and restaurants. The peak season brings in huge crowds. Although beginners can kiteboard in this spot, the beach is quite small. So, it can be a little tricky to launch the kite. If you are a pro-level crest cutter then this place will suit you the best. Every kitesurf school in the area provides water shoes because of the sea urchins. This beach is a peaceful reserve for reefs and corals. The best time to visit White Beach is during the Amihan season that is from October to May. Here, you will find some medical centers that offer primary treatment in case of minor injuries. Most hotels, resorts and guest houses are within a stone's throw distance from White Beach. You will find plenty of kitesurf schools around Bulabog Beach, a 10-minute walk from White Beach. The warm and clear water with a gently sloping seabed make it an awesome spot for swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving. You can also try out other activities like jet skiing, parasailing and cliff diving. Indulge yourself in the rich corals and marine habitats underwater in a glass bottom boat cruise without getting wet. Explore the stores along the beach. Go for a hike on Mount Luho, from where the whole island is visible from the top. After an eventful day, when the sun sinks into the Sulu Sea, you can immerse in the delicious global cuisine of Boracay. Also, the nightlife is among the best, and clubs are full of atmosphere.
- A medical center
- A rescue service
- Kite repair
How to get to White Beach and how to bring it about while you're there
There are two international airports near Boracay Island. Namely, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (in Manila) in the north and the Kalibo International Airport (in Kalibo) in the south-east. Fly to the nearest regional Godofredo P. Ramos Airport (in Malay). The flight takes about an hour from Manila and half an hour from Kalibo. From the regional airport, hire a taxi to Caticlan Jetty Port. Lastly, the ferry service will take you to your final destination. The first choice of transportation is motorized tricycles. Alternatively, you can rent a mountain bike to roam free.
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- Not recommended
Watch out for sea urchin, you show wear neopren shows to enter the water. The island and spot will be very crowded during high season, not suitable for beginners. During high tide there will be less space to launch the kite, because the water will be closed to the palms.
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