LOOK: New surfing destinations in Sorsogon, Palawan

Thea Omelan, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Oct 04 2016 04:26 PM

Big waves in Gubat, Sorsogon have become a hit among local surfing enthusiasts.

This month, as the town celebrates Swell Festival, expect more surfing fans to visit and join the surfing competition, a festival highlight.

Gubatnon for Adventurism Inc. President Noli John Mercader revealed, the proceeds from the tournament will benefit scholars and other institutions.

Local surfers also offer surfing lessons for just P350.

Aside from surfing, visitors can also join the beach volleyball competition, enjoy the town's delicious delicacies and revel at firedancing at night.

Meanwhile, Puerto Princesa, Palawan also boasts of a new surfing destination, the Nagtabon beach.

National surfing champ Jasher Villaruel is among those who love the beach.

"From the view deck, makikita mo yung Nagtabon Cove. It's so beautiful and the water here is green tapos pagpunta mo pa dito during December may storms right? So maganda rin mag-surf,” he said.

[From the view deck, you can see the Nagtabon cove. It's so beautiful and the water here is green. If you go here during December, there are storms, so it's good to surf.]

On top of these, another must-see in the area is the beautiful sunset at the Nagtabon View Deck.