Bangui Windmills, Ilocos Norte Province

At Bangui Windmills--the largest wind farm in South Asia--watch the line of giant turbines slowly turn as they face the sea. Hear the hypnotizing sound of rotating blades and feel the power of the wind that makes them turn as you admire the row of 20 windmills, which tower 70 m (230 ft) high over the seashore. Go early to avoid the crowds and the scorching sun; at noon, the sand gets too hot to walk on, even in sandals or flip-flops. Amenities include a cafe and souvenir stalls. Bangui Windmills is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Burgos Edition.
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  • Seaside wind turbines several kilometers long Beautiful sea views, beautiful white sand beach. The cool breeze, even on days when the Sun should wear shoes, thick ground force Spartan time down to sandy beaches. Because the sand keep heat very high.
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  • The northern island of Luzon, not only the city of Bangui, is a series of wind turbines. There are hundreds and extend for hundreds of kilometers along the coast, it actually is very windy. Here they are called "windmills" and are marked with signage that in Europe is restricted to monuments and/or natural sights. Here, as in Greece, in Spain and in Italy the wind turbines disfigure horribly the landscape. Are ugly and unsightly. I understand the usefulness, I understand the speech of saving energy and wind energy, though I wonder the same because those who invented them has not bothered to make them prettier and less invasive. Around here like it so much. There are Filipinos who come here from far away to admire them and photograph them preferring to nearby churches protected by Unesco. In the gift shop of the Museum of Ilocos Norte in Laoag sell tourists shorts with the wind turbines.
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  • Must see ! Located 1.5 hours away from laoag. I thought i was in Holland Amsterdam. These windmills are so many that yoyll start seeing them when youre in rhe highway approaching the town. Theyre also...  more »
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  • I always loved this place. Despite you not being able to swim, this place offers a lot of great dramatic photo opportunities. Tip: go here for sunsets. Much better time since not a lot of people know that this place offers great shoots during that time
  • This is one of the place I wanted to visit on our Ilocos Tour. During my childhood, I was able to see this place only in our books that is why I am very happy to have the opportunity to see this in person and up close to the windmills. The view here is great and also the weather. Even if its very sunny, you cant even bother the heat because of the cool breeze from the sea. Other than iits picturesque view, merchandises here are cheap. Worth visiting. 😊
  • I can't believe that you can get near these wind turbines. Get past of the local homes and you will be rewarded with these rows of enormous windmills. We got here in the afternoon to wait for the sunset. Few tourist taking their photos are already in the place. We decided to put a mat and yes you can do that. I saw signages of red flags saying "no swimming" but I saw some kids having a dip. My friend who lives in Ilocos told me its highly not recommended. Its a really nice afternoon. There are stalls just beside the turbines who sells souvenirs and snack. I even saw a 'honesty store' right beside the comfort room who sells souvenirs as well. Bring food, hang out with your friends and witness a great sunset silhouette slowly going down at the end of the turbines.
  • Wind farm with number of turbines set along long stretch of dark sand beach. Viewing point is in the middle, while looking at turbines, they appear to be in geometric proportion creating nice photo composition. It is ok to make a detour on your way during nice weather, but not necessarily otherwise.
  • One of the iconic views of the Philippines IMO. Don't even think of swimming though, the beach is not safe. People very friendly as well. They tried their best to help when we locked our keys in our car. The people seemed trustworthy so I was prepared to just leave it there overnight. - Visited Nov 2012
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