|Find the best spots||
Location: Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea, east of Vietnam
Geographic coordinates: 13° 0' N, 122° 0' E
Coastline km: 36,289 km km
Climate: Tropical marine; northeast monsoon (November to April); southwest monsoon (May to October)
Terrain: The Philippine archipelago is made up of 7,107 islands; favorably located in relation to many of Southeast Asia's main water bodies: the South China Sea, Philippine Sea, Sulu Sea, Celebes Sea, and Luzon Strait
Elevation: highest point: Mount Apo 2,954 m
Natural hazards: Astride typhoon belt, usually affected by 15 and struck by five to six cyclonic storms per year; landslides; active volcanoes; destructive earthquakes; tsunamis
Currency: Philippine peso (PHP)
Population: 87,857,473 (July 2005 est.)
Languages: Two official languages - Filipino (based on Tagalog) and English; eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocan, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinense
Divisions: 79 provinces and 116 chartered cities
Wanna add some info about Philippines? Let us know...
Your favorite zone isn't listed ? Add a zone
|Zones (2)||Spots||Sub zones|
Your favorite spot isn't listed ? Add a kite spot
|Binmaley, Pangasinan||- / -||Everyone||Open Ocean|
|Bulabog Lagoon||2 / -||Intermediate||Lagoon|
No video available
|Keine Kite Session|
|Kein Kite Trip|
By Anonymous , 01-04-2009
Boracay Kitesurfing - Kitesurfing on Boracay in the high season Nov-Apr takes place on Bulabog lagoon beach. 2.5km long shallow lagoon, the easiest spot in Asia to learn.
A number of schools exist including Ocean Republic which was the 1st official centre in Asia. Other schools operate but aren't that safe. I learnt with the pro's and you can see the difference even as a beginner. Lagoon is excellent and so easy, the beach is very small at high tide.
If you want to add new information or you have found errors on this country, Send us feedback.