Boracay Weather December Averages, Philippines
What's the weather like in Boracay in December
December marks the official beginning of winter, but it is hardly noticed on the island of Boracay due in part to the very warm temperatures on land and in the sea. Additionally, the rainfall begins to slack off and this month is a return to the high season for vacationers to visit the region.
Rainfall takes a large dip in the month with 110mm of precipitation on average. This rain falls on an average of 17 days. As a result, almost half of the month is dry allowing for visitors to take advantage of the drier conditions and all that the region has to offer.
However, the average amount of sunshine each day will remain the same as the previous several months at 6 hours per day.
Daytime temperatures are very warm and as a result, many visitors flock to take advantage of the warm conditions while celebrating the holidays. The average daily temperature for this time of the year is a very mild 26°C (79°F). Visitors can lave the jackets and sweaters at home with an average overnight low of 24°C (75°F). Average afternoon highs are mild with temperatures reaching a pleasant 28°C (82°F). Visitors can have plenty of room in suitcases with swimming suits, shorts and short sleeves.
Visitors can also spend their Christmas playing in the surf with warm sea surface temperatures that are similar to bath water. The average water temperature for this time of the year is 28°C (83°F). Visitors are still able to take advantage of the various water sports such as swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling and surfing. This can be a great way to spend a vacation, but it is important to book in advance to make sure that rooms are available. Additionally, be sure to check the extended forecast for any weather changes that may develop quickly.
Boracay Hotels in December
December vacationers who are looking for something a little different on their vacation to Boracay may want to consider Tanawin Resort and Luxury Apartments. Located on Mr. Luho and the highest point on the island, this property allows guests to take in majestic views of the entire island. The resort features spacious accommodations as well as numerous fine dining selections as well as a terrace bar that overlooks the pool, golf course and ocean. A complementary shuttle will carry guests back and forth to White Beach and is the perfect spot for individuals, couples and families.
One of the newest hotels on the island is the Astoria Current. Constructed in 2015, this hotel offers all of the amenities that the modern traveler is looking for. The hotels features a 25-meter lap pool as well as sunken loungers and eight built in aqua seats with jet massage nozzles. There is also a play area for children as well as a fully equipped gym for those looking to sty in shape. This modern hotel also features modern food and beverages that can be enjoyed while taking in breathtaking views of the surrounding ocean.
The Lind Boracay is also one of the finest hotels and resorts on the island and will trill guests with a wide array of services right at their fingertips. This beachfront resort features 119 rooms that combine cutting edge design and Filipino hospitality. There are sprawling swimming pools, bars, restaurants, spa, event facilities and more that can be taken advantage of without ever having to leave the hotel.
Boracay Beaches for December
Even though the calendar may say December, the water temperatures remain a mild 28°C (83°F) during this time of the year. As a result, visitors will flock to the beaches to spend their holiday vacations. Tambisaan Beach is one of the best spots on the island for snorkeling adventures. Just off shore is the most marine life found around the island allowing visitors to see all types of underwater creatures.
Bars and Restaurants
With two locations, Smoke Restaurant is one of the more popular spots on the island. With one location open 24 hours, this is also a great spot to get some good stick-to-your-ribs food after a long night of partying. With some unique dishes such as buffalo, this is one spot not to miss.
New to Boracay's nightlife is Epic, which offers a DJ that keeps the tunes pumping until the sun comes up. Located along White Beach and near the entrance to D'Mall, the venue has a perfect spot for easy access and even offers a wide array of food options to eat while enjoying the drinks.
Things to do in Boracay in December
One of the more popular activities on the island for families is to ride a banana boat. These boats get their name because they are shaped like bananas and can fit an entire family at one time. Most companies will let families have a 15-minute ride on the open water behind a speedboat. All participants must wear a lifejacket and everyone will get wet, but the ride provides memories for a lifetime. There are also plenty of other water activities including parasailing, jet ski rental, stand up paddle boarding and more for those who are itching to take advantage of the drier conditions and warm water for December on Boracay. Visitors can take advantage of the warm land and sea temperatures this time of the year and spend plenty of time outdoors. To help plan your time in Boracay, take a look at the weather forecast.