The Philippines is one of the famous holiday attractions among the tourist. One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Philippines is Bacolod. Bacolod is a small island in the Philippines nearest to Cadiz City and Bago City. It is located only 320 kilometers from Manila. Those who wish to come to this island will need to take a flight or a boat. There is the ferry from Barotac Viejo to Enrique B. Magalona. The island has received numerous prizes as well as a courtesy for its beauty. Tourists would come here to enjoy the white sandy beaches and to relax their minds. Tourists who come here also can enjoy seeing sailboats take place due to its windy weather patterns surrounded the island. Other than that, many would come here to try scuba dive, windsurf and even kitesurfing at the beach. The island has become a place for the Asian Windsurfing Tour. Plus, the nightlife in Bacolod is never-ending. You can find different types of bars and clubs to suit your moods anytime. Whether it’d be from wild night parties, or to bars for casual drinks, or perhaps a chiller vibe at lounges with live music.
The climate in Bacolod is tropical year-round with an average temperature of 28-34 degrees Celsius. Bacolod or Philippines has only two main seasons, which is dry and wet seasons where rainfall can be heavy during the monsoon or wet season and humidity during the hotter months can reach almost high. The best time to visit Bacolod would be in between December until February when the weather is warmer with light rain. During this season, the sun shines bright, resulting in clear open skies with the winds blow mildly suitable for outdoor activities. The off-peak season is in between July until September where the climate during that season cannot be predictable and typhoons can sometimes occur anytime. It is advisable for visitors to update the weather reports before going to this island. During this season you will find cheaper flight tickets and hotel deals. It is best to plan your trip well so you may enjoy travel with the best environment.
Godofredo P. Ramos Airport – Godofredo P. Ramos Airport is also well known as Caticlan Airport and recently the Boracay Airport. The airport serves the part of Malay and the vicinity. This is the airport for those who wish to go to Boracay since it is nearest to the city. The airport is in the top 7 busiest airports in the Philippines. The airport was previously named after a former member of the Congress who was a native Malay. The airport has a runway of 2 kilometers and a width of 45 meters. It can only support aircraft as big as an Airbus A321 which is a bit longer than Boeing 737. Some of the airlines that operate here are Cebu Pacific, Philippines AirAsia, Air Juan and few more. The routes are only for domestic locations. Godofredo P. Ramos Airport has many interesting shops and diners within the airport so you can shop or eat while waiting for the aircraft to arrive or depart. To go in and out of the airport is easy because there are many types of public transportation available in Boracay Airport for the visitors.
Bacolod Airport – It is the primary airport that serves the general area of the Bacolod Metropolitan Area. It is just approximately 16 kilometers northeast of Bacolod City. Since it is an international airport, Bacolod Airport is the busiest airport serving the surrounding city and Negros Island area. The airlines that operate in this airport is Cebu Pacific and Philippines Airlines, with the upgraded non-stop flight to an international route to Seoul, South Korea as its seasonal flights. Bacolod has many interesting shops and diners within the airport so you can shop or eat while waiting for the plane to depart or arrive at the terminal. To go in and out of the airport is easy because there are many types of public transportation available in Bacolod Airport for the visitors. There is no direct flight from Caticlan - Boracay (MPH) to Bacolod (BCD).
Bacolod climate is under the heat of the sun for most of the time. Usually, it will be warm and sunny throughout the years with little rains except for typhoon season which the weather cannot be predictable with heavy rains and thunderstorm. The average maximum temperature in Bacolod is around 25 and 31 degree Celsius, while the average minimum is about 19 and 22 degree Celsius. While around December until February will be crowded because it will be the warm and enjoyable season of the year. If you plan to visit Bacolod during this season, make sure you book your flight and hotel early as two months in advance for a lower price.