Thursday, September 26, 2013
Surfing! That’s what most people said when I told them that I went to Siargao. I understand them completely, without any doubt the place is almost synonymous to that sport. But ironically, I didn’t go there to surf. Yes I can surf albeit a newbie…
Friday, August 16, 2013
On our continuous chase of off-the-beaten dive sites in the country, Ate Claudia and I reached the surfing haven in the northeastern Mindanao – Siargao Island. Situated off the coast of Surigao City and fronting the roaring Pacific Ocean, Siargao is famous for its waves….
Sunday, August 4, 2013
Siargao, a small and unassuming island off the coast of Surigao del Norte, is one of Mindanao’s prized destinations. Famous for the surfing waves named “Cloud 9″, the island is increasingly becoming popular to local and foreign tourists, surfers and non-surfers alike. Siargao Island is…
Thursday, June 20, 2013
The Boardwalk Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte April 20, 2013 A prominent icon of Siargao Island, The Boardwalk is a symbol of the island’s booming sport – surfing! This long wooden structure serves as a viewing deck and walkway to the surf break of the…
Saturday, June 8, 2013
The island of Siargao in Surigao del Norte has established itself as surfing Mecca not only of Mindanao but of the entire Philippines. Its prime surfing spot known as “Cloud 9″ boasts of really great swells hailed as among the best in the world. Several…
Monday, April 22, 2013
Siargao Tour: Beyond the Waves Magpupungko Beach and Infinity Pools, Pilar, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte April 19, 2013 Siargao has been synonymous with surfing, but beyond the island’s great waves are other equally interesting attractions such as the Magpupungko Beach and its infinity pools….
Friday, May 18, 2012
On the other side of the surfing haven Siargao lies the town of Socorro in Surigao del Norte, home to the Bucas Grande Islands also known as the Sohoton National Park.
The group of islands is blessed with numerous caves, some still undiscovered, white sand beaches, waterfalls, mangroves, iron woods, inland lakes, vast fishing grounds, and wonderful corals that are ideal for snorkeling.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
The Philippines, having the second longest coastline in the world is blessed to have big waves ideal for surfing. With coastal areas exposed in two major bodies of water, the Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea, numerous surfing spots, both discovered and undiscovered, are…