Puraran Beach in Baras

Puraran Beach Baras Catanduanes Surfing Destination Cove Location Water Sand Resort Surf Tide Sports Snorkeling Depth Scuba Diving Hotel Location Distance Boat Tour Guide Barangay Visit Fishing Puraran Beach is located in Baras in Catanduanes Province. Puraran Beach is a world-class surf spot and perhaps the most popular attraction in Catanduanes. Because of its location facing the ocean, Puraran Beach is vulnerable to strong winds and typhoons, gaining it the moniker as the “Land of the Howling Winds”. Being dotted in open seas, gigantic waves make it perfect for surfing and beach buffs. In the 1970s, Australian surfer Peter Sutton noticed that Puraran’s secluded cove harbors long-barrel waves perfect for surfing. Referring to the waves as the “Majestics”, international surfers and backpackers have returned back to this location to experience this charming beach and surf its challenging waves. Continue reading

Baras Bird Sanctuary in Tacurong

Baras Bird Sanctuary In Tacurong City Sultan Kudarat Banga River Reserve Forest Egret Heron Photography Liguasan Baras Bird Sanctuary is the most visited tourist site in Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat. Located by the Banga River, the sanctuary is a two-hectare patch of riverside forest home to over 20,000 egrets and herons. Unlike other bird sanctuaries, its avian residents are easy to observe and photograph, as flocks of them roost as close as 20 to 30 meters away from the walkway. The birds hunt for food, particularly fishes, in Liguasan marsh, Lake Buluan and Lake Sebu. Liguasan and Lake Buluan straddle part of North Cotabato and Maguindanao while Lake Sebu is in South Cotabato. The birds were also monitored as hunting food in the remote coastal town of Lebak in Sultan Kudarat. The best time to witness the birds in massive flight are early morning and just before sunset. Only 10-15 visitors are allowed to tour at any given time. The Sanctuary Continue reading