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Puraran Beach, Catanduanes Island Philippines

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This is where you can find Puraran beach – it’s listed as one of the top surfing locations in the world. Like most beaches here, it isn’t been developed so it’s basically small makeshift huts, sand and amazing waves. Puraran beach is the surfing capital of Catanduanes, it has clean white beach it is also internationally known as Majestic. Barras beaches on the other hand, is not as white as the other beaches but it boasts of clean and clear waters. Puraran Beach, Baras, Catanduanes Province – One of my five office secretaries Mela said that her home province is one of the best kept secrets of Philippine tourism due to its world-class surfing sites and awesome white-sand beaches. March to August are the best times to visit.


The general landscape of the Catanduanes island is hilly to mountainous, becoming more pronounced towards the central portion. Less than 10 percent of the land area has slope gradient under 8 percent, mostly fractured and narrow strips of plains dispersed near the coastal areas where most of the inhabitants are settled. Once in Tabaco Point you have three ferries to choose from to get yourself to Catanduanes. From San Andres to Virac you can either jump on a Jeepney or take a trike, whatever your fancy. The perfect time to visit Catanduanes is from the months of March to August when the weather turns dry. It is coolest and rainiest from October to the early part of January, hottest from March to May.


The waves could be heard crashing, the crickets singing, a blanket of stars laid above, and bright lights of the fireflies surrounded us. What other word for that is there, other than magical? Siargao Island presents interesting contrasts; its huge and powerful waves, brought about by being near the Philippine Deep, are a surfer’s dream. If you visit the island you will no doubt see some of the world’s best surfers riding the breathtaking waves. The country’s top spots for waves have already been discovered by the international surfing community.


This beautiful island-nation features lofty mountains to climb and attractive beaches to adopt water-sport activities. However, to know the deep details of Philippines Adventure Tours , follow some of the important information given below. Philippines, this beautiful Southeast Asian country is an archipelago of more than 7100 islands. It is that hot and humid Asian country which is surrounded by lush tropical jungles and pristine beaches.

Beachball (Catanduanes)

Bicol Region has six provinces namely Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Sorsogon, Catanduanes, and Masbate and theres a lot of scenic and beautiful places that is waiting for you to be explored. So here are the top places that you can start with. Once in Tabaco Point you have two ferries to choose from to get yourself to Catanduanes. The voyage takes around two and half hours. Puraran Bay in Baras, Catanduanes is home to the famous mighty Majestics reef break that produces awesome long-barrel waves. The waves are at their finest in August and September.

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  • bong February 12, 2010, 9:12 pm

    ang ganda pala jan sa ato.

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