Qi Kiteboarding (Northeast Palawan)

Continent
Asia
Country
Philippines
Next Big City
Puerto Princesa
Next Town
El Nido
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Camping, School, Repair, Rental, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Rocks
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
High tide, Falling tide, Tide independent

At a very low tide there are a few small areas with very shallow and or exposed rocks but most of the bay is sand and sea grass where shallow. And in the deeper water, no hazards. No crowds, big shallow bay with flat water on the inside with waves on the outside on one half and flat water with small inside waves inside and out on the other half.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
No information

This is a pretty remote spot but with all the amenities.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, April, May, November, December
Wind Type:
Frontal, Trade
Best Direction:
NNE, NE, ENE, E, ESE, SE, SSE
Main Direction:
SE

Predominant direction is SE which is cross onshore from the right.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus, Boat
Access
No walk

Take a van or rent a motor bike and drive NE from El Nido past the turn for Bucana then continue around to the SE past the turn for San Fernando toward Sibaltan to Qi Palawan Kite and Yoga Resort located directly on the beach just between San Fernando and Sibaltan. Approximate travel time from El Nido = 50 min. Road condition as of 1/1/13 = paved from El Nido approximately 1/3 of the way to Qi Palawan Resort, then smooth gravel with a few short rougher sections. Free transport for hotel guests

Extra information

Rules
Fees

Kitespot is located within a private resort. Private road and beach access. Non-hotel guests are accepted by reservation and with additional fees. Outside food and beverage is not allowed.

Nightlife

Restaurant/bar on site with pool table...or just chill out. El Nido has some fun night life about 45min - 1hour away.