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Northern Sulu Sea Luxury Adventure

Northern Sulu Sea Luxury Adventure

Trip Ports of Call Dates Days
201 Amanpulo Apr 7 - Apr 17, 2018 10
The Philippines archipelago is comprised of over 7,000 islands that are steeped in a deep marine cultural history. White sand beaches, turquoise warm water, limestone crags and abundant sea life (although heavily fished in some areas) make it a popular vacation destination in Asia. But on the Quest as you know we like to get off the beaten path, you won't find any information on this area in the Lonely Planet guides! How did we pick this small area in the northern Sulu sea then to explore? Between December and March the tradewinds in the Philippines blow harder here than anywhere else, and the Philippines in general get terrific, reliable winds. It's also a safe zone free of some of the troubles that plague the more southern islands in the region.

On this adventure we'll start at the luxury resort Amanpulo (where we suggest you spend a couple of days at least before the trip starts!) and then just doddle at our own leisure up to the Carnasa Islands and possibly down to the Cuyo Islands. A perfect place to practice your newest tricks in perfectly flat water in the steady trades.

More information on the wind and kitesurfing in the Cuyo area: http://cuyokiteboarding.com/about-cuyo-island/wind-conditions

For those interested, we're starting and ending the trip at the super luxurious Amanpulo resort which has a private beach and lagoon. Maybe a good place to wind down after the adventure!

For information regarding passports, travel alerts and visas: https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country/philippines.html

Pluses
  • Fantastically remote and pretty
  • Great winds, flat water kiting, gunkholing
  • Luxury Amanpulo private beach and resort to kick it off
  • Warm, turquoise water
Minuses
  • Ummmm....
Conditions
Air26 C
Water25 C
Mean Avg Wind12-23 knots
Miles20-35

Reservations
AvailableReserved
ReservedReserved
Cabin 1 - Available
Cabin 2 - Brett - Guests: Hatton
Cabin 3 - Brett - Guests: Hatton


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