Surfing In General Luna, Siargao Island
Surigao del Norte is a mosaic island in the northeastern tip of Mindanao. A
province that has managed to preserve its natural marvel through the years. On
the eastern side of the province is Siargao Island, a tropical jewel that
hosts one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and home of wave
surfing, the latest sport and tourist attraction to take the country by storm.
Siargao is a tear-drop shaped island situated 800 kilometers southeast of
Manila. It has a land mass of approximately 437 kilometers. The east coast is
relatively straight with one deep inlet-Port Pilar with a coastline marked by a
succession of reefs, small points and white sandy beaches. There are similar
neighboring islands and islets with similar landforms. The reefs and points are
excellent for picking up any swell that comes along turning into clean, fast
The best known surfing break now with a world reputation of being in the top
Surfing Waves in the world, is nick-named "Cloud Nine". But there are literally
scores of breaks down this coast, and everytime a surfing expedition is
mounted in the area, more new breaks are being discovered.