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Surfing Destinations in Asia

With various attractions that many tourists love in different places, it’s no wonder that one activity that includes in the “to-do” lists of most tourists is surfing. Surfing is a great and thrilling experience that benefits our physical and emotional health. If you want to experience a memorable surfing experience, you must visit the countries that offer fantastic surfing waves and ambience. In Asia, three surfing destinations can wow everyone with their unique features.



Nha Trang

Nha Trang. Source: Flickr


Aside from its natural attractions, Vietnam also offers beautiful beaches with charming surfing waves. Some of the beaches to visit are Da Nhang, Nha Trang, China Beach, and Mui Ne. Most tourists prefer to visit the country’s mentioned surfing destinations from September to April. Other months are also ideal for experiencing their waves. But tourists tend to avoid it due to the high prices they can encounter due to its increased number of tourists coming to the beaches.




Siargao. Source: Flickr


The Philippines is known for various natural beaches and landscapes. Along with this, the country is a beehive for surfers who want to get the best surfing experience. Some of the places that you can try to visit are Siargao, Baler, La Union, and Zambales. Surfers love the country’s waves as it can be enjoyed all year round. High peak season strikes between December and April, so some surfers choose to visit the country during its low peak season to avoid spending too much with their trip.



Padang Padang

Padang Padang. Source: Flickr


Being named as the Island of the Gods, Indonesia offers great beaches and surfing destinations to all tourists around the world. Among the country’s top surfing places are Padang Padang, Bingin, Balangan, Canggu, Kuta, Keramas, and Nusa Lembongan. Surfing is an all-year activity in the country that is perfect for beginners and professional surfers. The best months to visit Indonesia depends on the surfer’s preference. Dry season that lasts between April to October has excellent waves that surfers can enjoy. The wet season that occurs between November and March that is also known as off-season. In this season, surfing destinations have low surfing waves and have fewer tourists.


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