What is the surfing capital of the Philippines?

Why Siargao is the surfing capital of the Philippines?

As an official protected natural site known as Siargao Island Protected Landscape and Seascape (SIPLAS), the concern about the environment stems from its residents’ love of surfing. ‘The waves are our playground, we have so much respect for the ocean and want to keep it as clean and pure as possible,’ adds Saavedra.

Where are the biggest waves in the Philippines?

Some of the best and biggest waves in the Philippines can be found in Pagudpud, in the Ilocos Norte province. Even better, this is one of the least crowded surfing destinations in the country.

Which country has the best surfers?

World’s Best Surf Destinations

  • Playa Grande, Costa Rica. The beach town of Playa Grande is known as one of Costa Rica’s best surfing spots. …
  • Bundoran, Ireland. …
  • Jeffreys Bay, South Africa. …
  • Huntington Beach, CA. …
  • Bondi Beach, Sydney. …
  • San Clemente, CA. …
  • Taghazout, Morocco. …
  • Teahupo’o, Tahiti.

Who is the most famous surfer in the Philippines?

Filipino surfer Roger Casugay earned the Philippines its first-ever gold medal in surfing at the Southeast Asian Games today (Dec. 8). But even before winning the men’s longboard competition, the 25-year-old athlete was already heralded as the event’s hero for an unselfish act during a semi-final round last week.

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