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2 Days Beginner Surf Camp in Catanduanes, Philippines

  • Puraran, 4803 Baras, Catanduanes, Philippines

2 Days Beginner Surf Camp in Catanduanes, Philippines

  • Puraran, 4803 Baras, Catanduanes, Philippines

Beginner Surf Lesson in Philippines

From September to October of every year, Catanduanes has become a host to advanced surfers and serious seekers of stoke. Many come to see and surf the Majestic; the powerful barreling wave whose beauty is renowned worldwide. Throughout the rest of the year, when swell heights are not as intimidating, the picturesque paradise is a home to a myriad of other fun-seekers, family vacationers, novice surfers, travel enthusiasts, and definitely for beginner surfers!


  • Daily training
  • Enjoy a fun sidetrip tour
  • Water surfing technique, lingo, and more
  • Personal surf instructor and surf equipment
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • 1 night accommodation
  • 2 days with instruction
  • English
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Puraran surf house is good for up to 15 people with separate beds, a kitchen, a bathroom, and shower area to complete your home-away-from-home experience. Overlooking the sea is a balcony with an incomparable view of Puraran - the perfect vantage point for early morning wave checks.

Puraran Surf Camp puts much emphasis on one-is-to-one surf coaching at beginner-friendly beach or reef breaks away from the horde. We encourage beginners to try surfing reef breaks so they will no longer be afraid to try this in the future. Be assured of both stoke and safety when you are under the care of our surf instructors.

They are trained to match each students learning pace so beginners wont feel pressured to stand up on the board right away, or more experienced novices wont get tired of just being pushed in the white water. In this crowd-free environment, trust that your instructor will be able to listen to you and adjust the lesson according to your skill level.

And when you finally get the hang of balancing yourself on a surf board, you can marvel at the clear waters and pristine landscapes of Catanduanes hidden gem, and know that in that moment, you were part of it.

This package includes a sidetrip tour.

This vacation takes place in Puraran, Philippines.

This package includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Besides surfing, you may consider to join any of the activities including cave exploring, Maribina Falls tour, snorkeling at Puraran Bays, swimming at natural tide pools, or trekking to Balacay Point.

  • 1 night accommodation
  • Basic surfing lesson
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Freebies (mesh cap / T-shirt)
  • Maximum three hours surf lesson
  • Personal surf instructor
  • Sidetrip tour
  • Surf equipment
  • Additional activities
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Personal expenses

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Virac Airport (VRC).

Arrival by bus

You may take RSL bus, which has daily Manila to Virac trips. This will save you the hassle of stopping over in Tabaco City. From Tabaco City pier, your bus will go onboard a ferryboat to take you to the island. At the Virac pier, there are jeepneys that can take you straight to the Puraran Surf Camp. Daily scheduled trips are available at the terminals in Cubao and Padre Faura in Malate and Alabang.

Arrival by ferry

From Tabaco City, a ferryboat can take you to Virac or to San Andres Port. Trips are available daily. A Virac-bound ferry leaves Tabaco at 07:00 and arrives by 11:00. San Andres-bound ferries leaves at 05:00, 07:00 and 13:00 which arrives at 09:00, 10:00, and 15:00 respectively.

Jeepneys and vans bound for Baras are stationed at the Virac pier. Trips are scheduled between 06:00 to 18:00. From Baras, a tricycle can take you to Puraran Surf Camp. You can also take a Gigmoto-bound jeepney, bus, or and van to drop you off at Puraran. This will take 30-45 minutes of travel.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.


  • Review by Bhernn from Philippines
    8 out of 10

    "If you are looking for nature ambience you should try this one. Their rooms are cottages type, no tv and no airconditioning. But this is the best place to stay in if you really want to explore catanduanes. It is near the beautiful places. They accommodate well. Cheap rooms and is the best surfing place for a surfer."

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  • Review by Cherry
    8 out of 10

    "Went here for an overnight stay with my friend. Room is cheap, no airconditioning, which is good for two with a shared bathroom. Food was good but it took us many times to ask for a check up for them to give us our order. Good place to stay when you are planning to go to Binurong point. You can ask for a habal-habal driver to accompany you to Binurong point, 20-min motorcycle ride from this resort."

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  • Review by a traveler from Philippines

    "Stayed in a thatched hut and learned to surf the Majestic. This is a perfect place to really get away from the world. Everything is normal as normal gets. No pretenses, no fancy names for food. Spam is spam, and instant noodles are as it says.Visitors come here to surf, detach from city life, and take in the sun and sand. It is basic, but it is an awesome place to visit! Bring anything you think you will need because this place might as well be the end of the earth. And it is a bit of a trip to get back to the town center of Baras to get supplies."

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  • Review by Joseph from Philippines

    "Went solo and hired a van to take me around catanduanes. Arrived here midday and left after a few hours, the place is almost deserted sans the resort staff, handful of locals and guests. The waves are not as high but reach far, the sand is light yellow and almost fine. Rock formation is good, but the choices for lodging are limited to 3 resorts. Quite far from Virac, about an hour drive away. Not much regular transportation passing in the area."

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  • Review by a traveler from Hong Kong

    "All around great experience with this place! Went looking to grab some waves, and see a new part of the world. From start to finish they were super helpful and accommodating, everything from booking and transportation to setting up a boat excursion to find some waves, and even locking in some scooters to go explore with. We stayed in the Christine cottage which is a 2 bed 1 bath house with a great view of the break. The food was simple and very economic made to order and hit the spot after a nice surf and went good with a red horse. This is simple living and was definitely a great way to spend the week."

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