Conquer the Pacific Ocean in Real, Quezon. (Image: livibautistaa thru Real Coast and Surf)
The nearest spot in Metro Manila to catch some waves is Real, Quezon. Just a mere three-hour drive and you’ll be enjoying an adventurous weekend. Real, Quezon is the nearest entry point if you want to experience surfing in the Pacific Ocean. The beach may be rocky, but the waves are perfect for surfing as they rise from two to four feet—perfect for beginners who want to enjoy surfing without the fear of drowning. Aside from surfing, Real also offers other extreme activities like water rafting and waterfalls adventure.
To get to Real, you can catch the Raymond Bus line in Sampaloc, Manila. Just take the bus going to Infanta, Quezon and ask the conductor to drop you off at Real. Once you reach the beach, there are plenty of establishments in the area that offers accommodation and basic surfing lessons. Just choose one and enjoy an adventurous weekend.