Puraran Surfing Capital of Catanduanes

A promising surfing site in the town of Baras. It is the home of the well-known “Majestic” waves with its awesome long-barrel-type surf. Offshore waves are in their utmost shape during the months of August to September. The surfing area also shows a marvelous view of mountains and bays. Photo fanatics could get great view of the sunrise in this area.

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. Baras 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 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. 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.

Puraran 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.

Getting to Catanduanes Island Bicol Philippines

By Air
Cebu Pacific flies from Manila to Catanduanes and vice versa three times a week with a flying time of less than an hour (45-55 minutes).

By Land
Numerous bus lines operate air-conditioned coaches from Manila to Tabaco, Albay with trips running from 9 to 10 hours. From the seaport of Tabaco, hop on either at MV Calixta III, MV Calixta II, MV Penafrancia or MV Star Ferry to reach the island of Catanduanes via Virac or San Andres seaport.

Another option is to take RSL bus from Manila to Catanduanes which has ticketing station at Cubao (infront of Ali Mall) and pick-up station at Alabang (near Metropolis) or Ermita (Ground Floor, Trade Center, Padre Faura St.)

RSL Executive and ordinary bus departs Cubao to Catanduanes at 5:30 PM. From Tabaco, both buses board MV Calixta II which docks at San Andres port. The bus ferries its passengers to the capital town of Virac.






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