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Information about Bangui Windmills

4.6
2072 Google reviews
Type
Tourist Attraction
Location
Ilocos Norte
Opening Hours
Monday: Open 24 hours; Tuesday: Open 24 hours; Wednesday: Open 24 hours; Thursday: Open 24 hours; Friday: Open 24 hours; Saturday: Open 24 hours; Sunday: Open 24 hours
High Season
Winter
Family Friendly
No
Average rating
4.6
Number of reviews
2072

Bangui Windmills

Bangui Windmills in Ilocos

Bangui Wind Farm is a wind farm in the Philippines, in Bangui, Ilocos Norte. The wind

Bangui Wind Farm is a wind farm in the Philippines, in Bangui, Ilocos Norte. The wind farm uses 20 70-meter (230 ft) high Vestas V82 1.65 MW wind turbines, positioned along a nine-kilometer shoreline off Bangui Bay facing the West Philippine Sea in a single row.

Over the years, these windmills have developed into a global tourist attraction that, like the famous Don Quixote, has inevitably attracted and anticipated millions of visitors.

 

How to get there

The Northwind Bangui Bay Project is situated at the northwest tip of the island of Luzon, in the municipality of Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. 

If you're going to drive from Laoag City, take the Pan-Philippine Highway / AH26. You'll be able to see Cape Bojeador and Wind Farm Burgos. After passing the Burgos Wind Farm, turn left for a few metres. Travel straight ahead until you enter Estress Resort, then turn right to arrive at the destination.

 

Best time to visit:

Bangui Windmill Farm is visited by thousands of tourists, particularly during summer season. There are no costs to pay to get a beautiful shot beneath one of the giant windmills. To get a view of the stunning windmill draw, make sure to visit the windmill farm during the daytime.

Frequently asked questions

Is there an entrance fee to Bangui Windmills?

No, there is no entrance fee to this attraction.

Are the windmills near the sea?

The turbines face the sea with the prevailing wind blowing into the property. Its position along the coast is ideal, owing to a lack of windbreaks and minimal rugged terrain. The site consists of 20 Vestas Wind Systems which extend 9 kilometers (5.6 mi) across the bay's shoreline. The Philippines location next to the Asia-Pacific monsoon belt is perfect for building wind turbines.

What is the life span of the Bangui Windmills?

The lifetime of the wind turbines of Bangui is around 21 years.