Bagasbas Beach at Bicol Philippines

Near my hometown is a beach but not a white one.

It is gray sand beach. Most of the beaches in Bicol is gray others are white but they are far and not so popular. Still to be discovered.

Bagasbas Beach, is warm beautiful beach which is open to the public. It is a good place for wave surfing for beginners. Also a good place for jogging and walking early in the morning and at sunset.

Bagasbas beach which is in Daet is only 342km away from Manila. There are buses in Manila going to Daet, at night trip it will only take about 8 hours and during the day about 10 hours.

Considered as one of the best surfing sites in the Philippines with swells reaching 3-6 feet which is ideal for beginners. On a lucky day it can reach up to eight feet.

Bagasbas Beach
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Bagasbas is a beautiful beach with gray sand. The waves are really good for surfing specially around this time of the year.You have to be careful when you swim or surf in this beach because a lot of people get caught in the strong undercurrent every year. I almost drowned there when I was 8.

But if you are looking for a relaxed and economic vacation, I would definitely suggest the place. I had written about this as a place for retirees and other travelers who want peace and quiet rather than the hustle and bustle of tourist resorts.

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