When you think of Boracay, you think of beaches, and sure enough, the island is famous for having many of them. The 2 most well known of each beaches practically face each other, fittingly, as though challenging each other for the acclaim of being the island’s foremost beach. One of them is the renowned White Beach, while the other is our main subject; the Asian water sports haven that is Bulabog Beach.
Location and How to Get There
Bulabog Beach can easily be found in the eastern portion of Boracay Island in the province of Aklan. It is located parallel to one of Boracay’s most popular beaches, White Beach. Tourists who arrive at the Boracay seaport via boat from the Caticlan seaport can get tricycles rides taking them to Bulabog Beach. On the other hand, those who arrive in White Beach would only have to walk from the D Mall D Boracay (or DMall) shopping center, located at the White Beach Station 2, which is a mere 5-minute walking distance from Bulabog.
What to See There
Whereas most Boracay beaches are notable snorkeling and diving sites, Bulabog Beach on the other hand is considered as a prime spot for extreme water sports such as kiteboarding and windsurfing. It has been the venue of several tournaments devoted to these activities, which are usually staged during the earlier part of the year. The period between January and May, in particular, are peak months for kiteboarders and windsurfers, as weather conditions are favorable for their sport at this time. Not surprisingly, Bulabog Beach has been hailed as the Windsurfing and Kiteboarding Capital of Asia.
Places to Eat on the Beach
There are plenty of restaurants and fast-food outlets that can be found around Bulabog Beach. 2 of the best restaurants in the area are the Boracay Butterfly Garden and the Lazy Dog Bed and Breakfast. Offering scrumptious but affordable dining, these establishments also offer hotel accommodations. Aside from these, there are also numerous less-popular but no-less satisfying dining places strewn around the beach.
Places to Get Necessities
Should one suddenly get the urge to go shopping, tourists have a number of options for indulging their splurging impulses. As previously mentioned, Bulabog Beach is only a convenient 5-minute walk away from DMall, which just happens to be the largest shopping mall in the area. Another nearby shopping place is the DTalipapa, and those who are looking to buy souvenirs of their Boracay holiday can avail of affordable items from the many souvenir shops at the beach.