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

Mangcamagong Beach in Basud

Mangcamagong Beach Camarines Norte San Miguel Bay Location Water Sand Resort Surf Tide Sports Snorkeling Depth Scuba Diving Hotel Location Distance Boat Tour Guide Barangay Visit Fishing Cottage Mangcamagong Beach is located in Camarines Norte Province. Mangcamagong Beach is a clean gray beach facing San Miguel Bay with clear water suitable for swimming and other aquatic related outings. It’s scenery and peaceful ambience provide excursionists and tourist a nice place for relaxation. Cottages, restrooms, roadside eateries, and sheds are available at reasonable prices. Continue reading

Subic Beach in Matnog

Subic Beach Calintaan Matnog Sorsogon Island Port Location Water Sand Resort Surf Tide Sports Snorkeling Depth Scuba Steep Dropoff Diving Hotel Location Distance Boat Tour Guide Barangay Visit Fishing Subic Beach is located in Barangay Calintaan on Subic Island in Matnog, Sorsogon Province. Located about 20 minutes away by boat ride from the Matnog Port, Subic Beach is a beautiful beach nestled with white sand peppered with pink corals and turquoise waters. Subic Beach is segmented into two different areas — Subic Laki, or Big Beach, and Subit Liit, or Small Beach. Regardless of which area you go to, Subic Beach is an ideal spot for swimming, snorkeling and diving; It is the southernmost part of Luzon island. There is a steep dropoff in the beach, so be careful when walking around in the waters off the coast of Subic Beach. Subic Beach is a secluded beach facing the Philippine Sea. Continue reading

Amihan Beach in Mati City

Amihan Beach Mati City Davao Oriental Location White Sand Resort Water Ocean Skimboarding Surfing Dolphin Sea Turtles Whale Shark Watching History Snorkeling Swimming Scuba Diving Surf Tide Report Amihan Beach is located in Dahican, Mati City in Davao Oriental Province. Amihan Beach features white sand beaches, crystal clear waters, and waves suitable for both skimboarding and surfing. Amihan is home to the world famous Amihan skim boarding team. Its waters are also known for coastal sightings of dolphin and sea turtles. Pods of dolphins also come into contact with the eastern seaboard of Mindanao, making it possible for tourists to observe them swim throughout the summer months. A nice side trip while in Mati City is the newly constructed museum which exhibits the best of Davao Oriental, including the newly inscribed UNESCO world Heritage site, Mount Hamiguitan. The museum has an extraordinarily large skeleton of a whale in the lobby. Continue reading

White Beach in Dingalan, Aurora

White Beach Paltic Dingalan Aurora Location Resort Seashells Coral Water Shells Surf Tide Ocean Swimming Snorkeling Scuba Diving Boat Rental Ride Tour Guide Visit Report Lobster Restaurant Distance White Beach is located in Paltic in Dingalan, Aurora Province. This two-kilometer long beach has numerous shells and corals scattered along the entire length of its southern half, which is approximately one kilometer long. The shore of White Beach is made up of coral reefs that gradually slope into the sea, and a bit farther from the shore is a sudden drop into the sea bottom. This area has a variety of undersea flora and fauna for divers to observe. Brain corals, sea urchins, hermit crabs and even an occasional lobster may be seen in the reef site. The northern half of the beach is of brownish white sand and is an excellent place for swimming. The whole White Beach area is bordered on the landward side by a long hillcrest with bushes and trees scattered from the foot to the top of the hill. Off-shore coral reef formations provide interesting spots for Continue reading

Malajog Beach in Calbayog

Malajog Beach Calbayog Looc Location Rocks Cottages Water Swimming Gray Sand Resort Rock Formation Barangay City Samar Province Tour Guide Snorkeling Scuba Diving Picnic Surf Tide Sports Meeting Info Malajog Beach is one of the most visited and beautiful beaches in Samar. Located in Barangay Malajog, this beach is also known as Lo-oc Beach (sometimes spelled Looc Beach). Malajog Beach is surrounded with towering rocks to its south and three balconied cottages. The beach gives a south sea island touch. It takes 35 min. ride from the city proper. Grayish sand, clear blue water, towering rock formation and swaying palm tress and magnificent sunsets all conspired to make this a beautiful tourist attraction. Malajog Beach has been frequented by celebrities and diplomats who visited the Samar region. Continue reading

Charlie’s Point in Baler, Aurora

Charlies Point Baler Aurora Surfing Spot Kagewad Location Filming Apocalypse Movie Surf Beach Water Shore Right Left Hand Break Gravel Sand Season Aguang River Ocean Reserva Barangay History Film Info Charlie’s Point is a popular surfing spot located in Baler, Aurora Province. Locally known as Kagewad, Charlie’s Point derives its name from the movie Apocalypse Now, where scenes from the film were shot. Charlie’s Point is known for its medium quality right-hand and left-hand break waves on a sandy and gravel bottom (left hand wave: a wave that breaks from right to left from the point of view of the surfer, requiring the surfer to turn left to catch the wave). The waves are best in December and January. Charlie’s Point, a rivermouth break, can be found where the Aguang River meets the Philippine Sea. Located at Barangay Reserva, Charlie’s Point is within a few minutes’ tricycle ride from Baler, on the north end of Sabang beach. On foot, it is about a half hour’s easy walk from Bay’s Inn Lodging & Continue reading

Matabungkay Beach in Batangas

Matabungkay Beach Lian Batangas Location Swimming Boat Rental Yachting Fishing Scuba Diving Snorkeling Shoreline Resort History Tagaytay Nasugbu Hotel Distance History Pictures Sand Tour Pictures Info Matabungkay Beach is a two-kilometer stretch of white sand beach located in Lian, Batangas Province. Matabungkay Beach is ideal for water sports, such as swimming, boating, yachting, fishing, and skin diving. Dotting the shoreline are several summer cottages. Matabungkay Beach is located two hours away from Manila. To get to Matabungkay Beach, from the South Superhighway, take the Santa Rosa then turn right and follow the sign to Tagaytay. After kilometer 92 in Tagaytay, turn right to Nasugbu and Lian. When you reach a Shell station, turn left to Lian and Calatagan. Continue reading

Puting Buhangin Beach in Quezon

Puting Buhangin Beach Pagbilao Grande Quezon White Sand Location Water Snorkeling Kwebang Lambas Cave Tour Guide Swimming Resort Distance History Boat Rental Kilometer Length Surf Tide Scuba Diving Puting Buhangin Beach is located in the Pagbilao Grande area of Pagbilao in Quezon Province. Puting Buhangin Beach features pure white sand, crystal-clear and calm water, and is a is a favorite place in Pagbilao during the summer season. The white sand beach is about 70 meters long and 10 meters wide. A small cave, Kwebang Lambas, is found at one end of the beach. Continue reading

Dinadiawan Beach Dicadi Highway Aurora

Dinadiawan Beach Dicadi Highway Aurora location view pacific ocean forest sierra madre Mountain range rock formation shoreline Waterfalls agri resort rock sand baler location distance swimming info Dinadiawan Beach is located along the Dicadi Highway, and two hours away from Baler, in Aurora Province. Dinadiawan Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Aurora, with a fabulous view of the Pacific Ocean, the lush, diverse forests of the Sierra Madre Mountain Range, and the rock formation along the shoreline. And, Dinadiawan Beach is resort-free. Near the Dinadiawan Beach is the Dinadiawan Waterfalls, the Dinadiawan Agri Resort, and the Rock and Sand Beach Resort. To get to Dinadiawan Beach, take a private vehicle from Baler town proper and use the Dicadi highway to drive north. Travel Time: Four hours Continue reading