Kitesurfing Travel Guide to Boracay, Philippines

Boracay, Philippines

With its beautiful beaches, good wind and weather, very affordable stay and many no-wind activities, Boracay has become a prime kite spot in Asia and one of the most complete kitesurfing spots around the world.

  1. When To Travel & Weather
  2. Location
  3. Eat, Drink & Party
  4. Sleep
  5. Dress-code
  6. No Wind  &  Other Activities

Kitesurfing in Boracay; it’s a way of life with a big L. Practiced by many people all passionate about one thing, to get out on the water and ride hard. The vibe here is amazing – from kitesurfing in the early mornings on Bulabog beach, the time when everyone starts to have fun practicing their own thing, to the late evenings on the White Beach, where everyone gathers in their favourite restaurant or bar and continues having fun late into the night.

1. When To Travel & Weather

Dry Season (November to May)

Kitesurfing in Boracay is best on Bulabog beach and Union Bay during the dry season. Winds during this time are consistently blowing on-shore at speeds between 15 – 30 kts. Due to the high humidity mostly small to mid size kites are used; 5 – 10 m kites for people up to 70 kg  and 9 – 13 m kites  for people above this weight .  Weather at this time is comfortable, with air and water temperatures from 25°C to 30°C (no wetsuits needed). The water is flat in low tide and choppy in high tide; sometimes with the strong winds there are small waves forming on the reef.

Rainy Season (June to October)

In the rainy season when the prevailing wind is south-west monsoon, most of the kitesurfing is practiced on the pristine White Beach. Keep in mind that these winds can be less consistent and lighter than the ones in the dry season, although there is the possibility of a typhoon when the wind can get very strong;  you should consider getting advice from the local kitesurfers before going out.

2. Location

Bulabog Beach

is the 2km long beach that lies on the east side of the island, and in the dry season is reserved for kitesurfing. The beach is packed with kite centers where you can use their facilities and services like kite storage, compressor, and beach boys to help you with quicker preparation and the launching and landing of your kite whenever you need.

Bulabog Beach consist of three bays: the first two bays are easily accessible and are suitable for all levels of kite surfers. The third bay is located 500m South East of the second bay and provides perfectly flat water for practicing new tricks. It is only accessible by kite, so kiters need to be competent at riding upwind and in performing self-rescue.

Union Bay

is another option during the dry season, located on Panay island. This kite beach has the same position and size as Bulabog beach, but without the crowds. To get there you can either do a 5 km kite downwinder (15min)  from Bulabog beach or take a tricycle to Jetty Port, a boat to Caticlan and from there a tricycle to Union Bay (45min). You can also organise a private boat from Bulabog or White beach, but it will cost you a bit more money than the other options.

3. Eat, Drink & Party


Good food and drink is very cheap and readily available.  Behind Bulabog beach, there is a labyrinth of narrow streets selling local food and drink, open all day and night; there are also some good dining options like Happy Home and Banana Saging located directly on the beach front.  At White Beach there are further restaurants especially around D*Mall area. I would recommend Smoke and Mongolian restaurant  for cheap, good asian food, Bite Club for hamburgers, Yellow Cab for Pizza, Valhalla for good european food (steaks, pasta, salads etc) and Alchemy for an exquisite and innovative dining experience.

Drink & Party


on White beach are definitely some of the best that can be found, and most of the bars offer happy hour rates (50% off) for beer and other alcoholic drinks. My favourite place is Bom-Bom Bar on White Beach centre (station 2), where locals and tourists gather at sunset and continue into the night where they regularly organise concerts with nice acoustic music.

For late night drinks

before going to the clubs the most famous place for kitesurfers is Exit Bar – located next to Bom Bom and Mongolian restaurant. The place gets full from 22h-24h when all the kitesurf scene are enjoying 1€ rum cola :) After Exit bar there are few options, mainly commercial clubs on the beach like Summer Place, Cocomangas, Paraw, …

Underground music

is for many people the prefered  option  and there used to be a party every full moon in Jungle Bar, but lately they are organized at various locations around the island – check the flyers or ask some locals for the exact location.

4. Sleep


Boracay offers many types of accommodation which can be priced very differently. The price of accommodation depends on a few attributes: location, interior and length of stay. Prices for short-term rent (1-3 weeks) are from 15-40€ / night, and prices for long-term (at least a month) are from 200€ – 600€ / month.


For a kitesurfer, the best location to rent a room is on Bulabog beach or White beach close to D*Mall; due to their central location the costs are a bit higher than elsewhere on the island.  Most of the basic rooms are equipped with a bed and a fan. If you want to have a private bathroom, AC , fridge, kitchen or TV the price will be higher.

5. Dress-code


is usualy where you wear Flip-flops, board shorts, bikinis, tank tops and basketball jerseys with your own name tag.

In Water

there is no big diference compairing to the beach because of the warm water and air, but I would recommend booties – shoes especialy for beginners and instructors because there can be sea-urchins or sharp stones found in the bays along Bulabog beach.

6. No Wind  &  Other Activities

If there is no wind or for people who are not kitesurfing, Boracay island offers many other activities to enjoy. Here are just few of them:

White Beach (sunbathing, swimming, and sailing)

The famous White Beach is rated as one of the most beautiful beaches around the world, and I can assure you – it definitely is! The places where most of the hotels and the restaurant are can be pretty crowded, but if you walk a bit north or south you can find pristine places for a daily dosage of sun, and swim or watch one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world!

Diving & Snorkeling

If you like diving or snorkeling, Boracay offers beautiful reefs to discover and you can choose from many different diving schools.


A good way to practice your board control or waterstart for beginners is with wakeboarding. Even though the island doesn’t offer Mastercraft boats specialized for wakeboarding, the boats they have got have what it takes to get you on the board for some fun.

If you have any requests or questions about Kitesurfing in Boracay please send me an email or write a comment bellow.


  1. Doyeon Kim

    Hi there!

    Thank you for well-written and straight forward recommendations! You really got me excited now!!

    I was wondering if it’s worth it for me to bring my own wake board deck for my spare time maybe with less wind during my one week kiteboarding training. Last time I was on the island I didn’t see any wakeboarding going on and I’ve been boarding in the quiet river driven by boats most of the times. Also, of course kite boards are different from wake boards too, right?

    Another question would be if you can recommend any reliable and good kitesurfing schools in Boracay. I’d really appreciate your tips!

    Thank you!

  2. jerry (Author)


    I would focus on kiteboarding and if there is no wind kiteschools and company with wake boat have boards to rent ( boards can be very similar and in some cases same between kiteboarding and wakeboarding). There is many kiteschools to consider, a two to mention are Hangin Kitecenter and Freestyle Academy. Let them know that i sent you :)

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  5. Ritchie Scott

    Can you provide some info on safety and security in and around the island? I tend to pack a lot of camera gear and want it to be secure when out on the water.

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    I suggest 2 things: that you ether keep the cameras in one of the kite centres you will choose (they all have office and storage) or you can book a room in one of the hotels/guest houses on kite beach (they are usually very nice and a bit more pricey). Of course there is no general rules but you will see it once you are there whats the best thing to do.

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