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surfing in philippines march-april« on: February 26 2009 00:02:00 »
planning a surf trip, I am beginner/intermediate surfer and heard about phillippines as a destination...what about season and spots? any recommandation, knowing that I am not looking for heavy barels, but more for regular waves where I can practice my take off, etc...
RE: surfing in philippines march-april« Reply #1 on: February 26 2009 03:02:00 »
Hey mate, I am an australian here in Manila and I help out a mate that runs the Philippine Surfing Academy.Check him out at www.philippinesurfingacademy.com or surfingacademy.multiply.com.
RE: surfing in philippines march-april« Reply #2 on: March 01 2009 04:03:00 »
Anyone go to siargao island in cloud 9 this april 2nd week?
RE: surfing in philippines march-april« Reply #3 on: March 01 2009 05:03:00 »
I wrote email to the phillipne surfing academy, hope they will send ino back...I am not so keen on joining such a school though, and would rather team up with someone to travel around, or just find a nice beach here I can stay for some time and surf...so, my main ? are:
-where to go?
-when? is it totally off season in march april? then when would be better?
-is it common to buy surf board and sell it when I leave where to buy?
I know its a lot of questions...but it would really help me to make my choice ...now still in India I want to travel around south east asia, but would really like to make it into a surf trip!
so..all info are welcome!
RE: surfing in philippines march-april« Reply #4 on: March 01 2009 14:03:00 »
how much would be the fare there going to siargao from cebu?
it should be cheaper than if ur coming from manila, right?
RE: surfing in philippines march-april« Reply #5 on: March 01 2009 15:03:00 »
March, April can still be good. Where do you intend to visit? The east coast is probably the best. If you flyinto Manila, you have a few options. Baler is 5+ hours north, Real 3 hours to the east, Bicol 1 hour plane ride to the south. If you fly into Cebu, you have an overnight boatride to Surigao. There are a few options from there. Look at the maps, ask people and be adventurous. You will find waves. Be polite and a little careful while down that way. If your in Manila, I can hook you up with a board. give me a call if you wish.
RE: surfing in philippines march-april« Reply #6 on: March 02 2009 04:03:00 »
yah,, you can inquire in cebu pacific or phil. airline for direct flight going to siargao island airport. they have a promotion every month. I think the fare for back and forth is 2,200 to 2,500 pesos. u can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. thanks
RE: surfing in philippines march-april« Reply #7 on: March 03 2009 01:03:00 »
Hey if you want to sell your board i'd like to buy it =) Hit me up on the email.
Anyway, I'm also looking for destinations near Manila.. I'm a beginner. How is Zambales this March?
RE: surfing in philippines march-april« Reply #9 on: March 31 2009 12:03:00 »
hi,iknow someplace near manila....where you can study surfing...it is just somewhere in RIZAL... its a pool with waves .. easy to learn surfing... for your travel needs email me.ilget back toyou soon..Ima travel consultant