2024 BULABOG BEACH, BORACAY: Important Travel Tips



Boracay isn’t just about fine white-sand beaches and still waters; you can also try wind and kite surfing while on the island. One of the beaches where you can try these activities is Bulabog Beach. It may not have powdery sand, but it attracts visitors from all over the world because of the windsurfing and kitesurfing they can do during their stay.

During Habagat season, Bulabog also serves as the jump-off point for many water sports or water-related activities on the island. Heading to Boracay soon? Make sure to drop by Bulabog Beach and enjoy its laid-back vibe.


How to Get There

Nearest Airports: Godofredo P. Ramos Airport, also known as Caticlan Airport or Boracay Airport (Aklan), and Kalibo International Airport (Aklan)

By Air

The main jump-off point to the beach is in Caticlan. There are direct flights from Manila to Caticlan Airport via Cebu Pacific Air or Philippine Airlines. These flights are expectedly more expensive; alternatively, you can book a flight to Kalibo instead.

  1. From Kalibo International Airport, you can board a local bus or a tourist bus/van bound for Caticlan Jetty Port (P150-250 per person). The travel time takes approximately two hours. If you are coming from Caticlan Airport, take a tricycle to Caticlan Jetty Port (or Tabon Port). The fare is P150 per tricycle for two passengers or P75 each. The travel time is about 10 minutes.
  2. From Caticlan Jetty Port (or Tabon Port), board a boat/ferry (P50) going to Boracay Island. The terminal fee is P150, plus an environmental fee of P150 for locals and P300 for foreigners. Travel time is 15-20 minutes.
  3. From the Cagban Port (or Tambisaan Port), ride an e-tricycle to where you are staying. Depending on the distance and your destination, the regular fare ranges from P20 to P50 per person. If you want to charter a ride, the rate is between P100 and P400 per vehicle, depending on the distance/destination.
     
    If you are heading straight to Bulabog Beach from the port, the regular fare is P25 per person and the chartered rate is P150 per ride.

If you want more details, you can also read our HOW TO GET TO BORACAY (From Kalibo and Caticlan) article.

By Sea

  1. The cheapest but time-consuming method is via 2GO from Batangas to Caticlan.
  2. From Manila, ride a bus bound for Batangas Port (P190-210, 2-3hrs). From there, take a 2GO ferry going to Caticlan Jetty Port (P1,400-2,500, 10-14hrs).
  3. From Caticlan Jetty Port (or Tabon Port), board a boat/ferry (P50) going to Boracay Island. The terminal fee is P150, plus an environmental fee of P150 for locals and P300 for foreigners. Travel time is 15-20 minutes.
  4. From the Cagban Port (or Tambisaan Port), ride an e-tricycle to where you are staying. Depending on the distance and your destination, the regular fare ranges from P20 to P50 per person. If you want to charter a ride, the rate is between P100 and P400 per vehicle, depending on the distance/destination.
     
    If you are heading straight to Bulabog Beach from the port, the regular fare is P25 per person and the chartered rate is P150 per ride.

For more information, you can also check out our 2GO BATANGAS to BORACAY Ferry Schedules & Fares article.

 


Entrance Fee and Other Charges

  • Entrance Fee: As of writing, visitors have free access.
  • Kitesurfing and Windsurfing Rates: P3,500 to P25,000. Note that the rates may vary depending on the school you choose and the package inclusions.
  • Island Hopping Rates: P800 – P900 per person. This rate is for joiners and includes buffet lunch, but it does not cover entrance fees and snorkeling fee.
  • Introductory Scuba Diving Rates: Solo, P5,000; Group of 2-6, P3,500 per person
  • Other Rates:
  • Parasailing: P1,800 – P2,500 per person
  • Paraw Sailing: P685 – P2,650 per person
  • Standup Paddling: P500/30 mins, P700/hr
  • Banana Boat: P2,700 (good for 6 pax) or P450 (per person)
  • UFO Ride: P2,800 (good for 4 pax) or P700 (per person)
  • ATV Ride: Starts at P1,500/30 mins

Don’t Miss

  • Bulabog Beach is the place to learn or improve your skills in kite surfing and/or windsurfing. The wind blows just right during certain times of the year for those who want to try this extreme sport. You can get lessons from the schools lining the beach and rent equipment if you’re just starting out.
  • Have a photo session with your friends or family members. The coconut trees lining its sandy shore serve as a great backdrop for your Instagram-worthy photos.
  • Engage in exciting water sports. Bulabog Beach also offers several water-related activities, especially during the Habagat season when it becomes the jump-off point to many thrilling activities.

Don’t Forget

  • Boracay is one of the most developed tourist destinations in the country. You won’t have a difficult time getting cash, accommodation across budgets, transportation, and types of food to eat.
  • Bring your own windsurfing or kite surfing equipment if you don’t want to rent and you’re okay with having extra baggage.
  • Secure your valuables in your hotel or the school you will take lessons and/or rent equipment in.
  • Bring snacks and/or drinks for after lessons or when you just want to relax on the beach.
  • Bring protection from the sun, especially during summer when it’s scorching hot: sunglasses, hats, rash guard, environment-friendly sunscreen, umbrella, etc.
  • Leave nothing but footprints. Bring your trash with you if there’s no trash bin. Observe proper garbage disposal.

If You Have More Time and Budget

  • After trying kite or windsurfing in Bulabog Beach, you might want to relax and unwind at Puka Beach or along the long stretch of fine white sand of White Beach.
  • Embark on a culinary adventure, go bar hopping, or watch the magical sunset.
  • You can also go cliff diving in Ariel’s Point or go island hopping.
  • Admire the underwater scenery when you go helmet diving, scuba diving, or snorkeling.
  • For those who have a bit more time, they can explore the attractions of nearby provinces such as Capiz, Antique, Iloilo, and Romblon.

Where to Stay in Boracay

Aqua Boracay. Photo provided by the resort via Agoda.

You can book your lodging in one of the many resorts lining Bulabog Beach or White Beach. To help you decide, here are some of the top-rated hotels and resorts on Boracay Island as recommended by online users.

Top Hotels on Agoda

Top Hotels on Hotels.com

You can also check out these posts for more hotel suggestions in Boracay:

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2024.05.16 – First uploaded

Written by: Astrid Alvarez
Additional Writing by: Joshua Berida

Related Article: Boracay Travel Guide


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