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Siargao Surfing Sites and Spots

Tuason Point: This area is located 3 kms. north of General Luna and is the most popular and well-known surfing spot in the Philippines. In this area is where the world famous Cloud 9 is contain. Here are the world class waves at Tuason Point.

> Cloud 9 - This has put the Philippines surf on the world directory. Cloud 9 has a hollow and heavy right hand barrel and extremely powerful reef break. Cloud 9 is for experienced surfers only.
> Tuason Left - a magnificent hollow and powerful left hander When it makes its day. The wave is about 400m south of Cloud 9.This is for experience surfers only.
> Cemetery - Left hander that is suitable for all surfers.

North of Cloud 9: There are some well known and and countless world class waves in the North of Cloud 9. Here are the terrific breaks in the North of Cloud 9.
> Stimpies - It is a great left-hander. The waves can be fat, hollow and can be perfect.
> Rock Island - This is a wave that will test your ability. This is a 300m right hander that is fast, hollow and an extremely long ride. The waves in the Rock Island can be flawless.
> Pacifico - This is the best left hander waves that us long, hollow and powerful.
> Burgos - This is an area with several lefts and rights waves.

GL and South: To the south of GL, all waves must be reached by boat, and are always a highlight of one's holiday. Daku is an island to the east of GL and has a fun right hander that breaks during large swells. The wave breaks on the protected side of the island so it is usually small and great for beginners. Pansukian Reef is a fickle but hollow right hander; another for experienced surfers only. Further south are the islands of La Janoza and Mamon. These islands are beautiful. There are numerous waves in this area with the pick of the bunch being at Mabuntok Reef, which is to the left on Mamon. This wave will cater to all levels and is situated by one of the most pleasant and picturesque beaches in the region.

Travel Tips in Siargao Island

If it is your first time to go and surf in Siargao:
> Buy and wear rubber surfing boots because you will need to walk in some rocky reefs to get to the waves.
> You must bring first aid kit.
> Always bring sunscreen or sunblock.

If this is your first time to travel to Siargao:
> You must have a Globe, Smart or Talk and Text mobile phone for mobile connectivity in this island.
> Internet Conection 3G is available in Siargao.
> Always bring sunscreen or sunblock.
> You must bring a camera to take photos in this beautiful island.


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