Surfing Capital of the Philippines - Siargao Island8097922
Surigao del Norte is a province located in Caraga Area of Mindanao in the Philippines. Its capital is called Surigao City, the province is also consists of two major islands, which is the Siargao Island and Bucas Grande Island. These islands are just a small region in the northern tip of Mindanao. Surigao is also the house of Mamanwa Ethnic tribe and during the Bonok-Bonok Festival they showcase their personal ethnic dance. Bonok-Bonok is a nearby festival that is held annually on September 10 at the feast of San Nicolas de Tolentino, it shows gratitude to God for bountiful harvest and great health. The Major dialect is known as Surigaonon but majority can speak Tagalog and English.
Surigao is very rich in nature, in reality mangroves is the major theme in the coastal areas and is the greatest reserved mangrove forest in Mindanao. If you are interested in fishing or spear-fishing you can attempt to visit the seas along the tuna route. There are so numerous different kinds of species caught their each year. There are also some caves and tunnels that are half-submerged and can only be accessed during low tides. The city managed to preserved its natural marvel atmosphere via the years.
The city is extremely well-liked not only to local, but as well as to foreign country simply because of its surfing breaks with a globe title of becoming the top Surfing Waves. The location is known as "Cloud nine" and is now the Surfing Capital of the Philippines. Cloud nine is situated in one of the significant islands of Surigao, which is the Siargao Island. It is a tear-drop shaped island, but has hidden beauty of waves. It also has different beautiful locations to remain and 1 of the tourist spots in Surigao.