TopicBest Place to Surf in the Philippines

  • Fri 19th Jan 2018 - 3:32am



    The Philippines’ archipelagic state has etched its name as one of the travel destinations in the country, with thousands of its beaches that offer nothing but breathtaking views, seas with rocky or sandy shores, and teal green waters.

    Some of these places are not only famous for these characteristics, but a number of them also offer the best places to do extreme sports, such as surfing.

    Surfing has been an interest for thousands of local and international online betting malaysia tourists. Be it in Siargao, La Union or in Baler, a lot of enthusiasts can attest that surfing in the Philippines is one for the books.

    We listed down the top places in the Philippines that give good swell and awesome experience for you to enjoy.


    1. Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte


    Siargao Island is the “Surfing Capital of the Philippines” and is known in the international scene as one of the best places to surf. Located in Surigao del Norte, the island’s most popular wave can be found in General Luna which is dubbed as “w88 Cloud 9.” Other popular breaks in the island include Jacking Horse, Tuason Left, Rock Island, Stimpies and Pacifico.

    The best months to surf the place is from August to the onset of November. This is because Siargao Island gets the most typhoon swells and best winds in this specific time, unlike during May and July, when it only has smaller waves.

    Aside from having excellent surfing waves brought about by southwest monsoon and the currents and winds from the Pacific Ocean, the place boasts of its large mangrove forests in Mindanao.


    1. Baler, Aurora

    Just a couple of house drive away from Manila is the famous surfing spot Baler. While many know Sabang Beach, which is just ten minutes away from the town proper, Cemento is also known for its reef break.

    It is 30 minutes away from the town proper which can be accessed by either walking or riding a boat going to the reef. However, this reef is not for beginners.


    1. La Union

    La Union boasts of its famous waves in months of the year, with its peak season during December to January. San Juan became one of the mostly-visited places for surfers due to the Beach Break, The Bowl, and The Point. It is also the home of the Billabong San Juan Surf School of Luke Landrigan—perfect place to deposit m88 long boarders.

    Just a five minutes’ drive from San Juan is Carille, which is popular for its continuous 300m right hand point break. Also good places for surfers are Bacnotan and Darigayos which provide long rides and great swells on the months of October-April and May-September respectively.



  • Fri 23rd Feb 2018 - 2:56pm

    These places definitely look ideal for surfing in the summers. A college review recently did some research on the advantages of surfing and health benefits.

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