The Philippine Islands are a very pleasant place to relax, here you can go diving, yachting, and make sightseeing trips. The islands have a typical tropical climate, the air temperature is high at any time of the year.
A holiday in the Philippines in February is very pleasant, and it is also interesting to celebrate the New Year in such an interesting place. But from the beginning of June, the rainy season begins, and it continues until the end of September – the beginning of October. In addition, rains are not the worst thing, at this time of the year there are often destructive typhoons, so it is best to plan a trip to the islands from November to March.
The province of Zambales is located near the capital of the Philippines, Manila. This place is for those who are primarily interested in the ocean, waves and surfing. The resort can have a great time both for those who have just begun to master all the intricacies of skating on the board, and for advanced surfers who are quite satisfied with the mighty ocean waves.
On the coast of Zambales, there are not only picturesque bungalows, traditional for the Philippine Islands, but also quite comfortable modern hotels for living.
Tour to Zambales how to get there
You can get to Zambales from Manila by bus, which leaves every hour, right from six in the morning. The whole journey takes no more than four hours. Bus routes pass through the town of Olangapo, where you should change to a bus going to Santa Cruz. It is best to choose seats on the bus on the left side, from where you will have a stunningly beautiful view of the ocean. In general, the resort of Zambales is more suitable for lovers of drive and active pastime. For a relaxing family vacation with children, it is better to choose a vacation in Cebu.
There are quite a lot of places for surfing in Zambales. It is worth noting Crystal beach, which is located near San Narquiso. This is a superb sandy beach, near which the waves pass in both directions, which is quite suitable for beginners in surfing. Undoubtedly, High Lahar, also located near San Narquiso, is of interest. Here, the fairly full-flowing Makolkol River flows into the ocean, due to which wonderful waves form.
Experienced surfers should head to Kapones Island, which can be reached by boat directly from Pundakit. Despite the large number of reefs located near the island, travelers will undoubtedly be impressed by the most beautiful seascapes, as well as magnificent waves.
So all those who are going to devote their holidays to surfing should definitely go to Zambales in order to experience an unforgettable experience and join the stunning beauty of the majestic ocean expanses. And when you want “earthly” entertainment, you can visit numerous coastal restaurants or cafes, there are entertainment venues in the city, you can go on interesting excursions, see historical monuments and unique natural attractions, visit neighboring islands and cities.
It will be interesting to see how various national and religious holidays are held in the country, especially the Philippines celebrate Christmas and Easter – the two most important Christian holidays. After all, the majority of the local population are zealous Catholics. Also, all sorts of festivals, carnivals and other exciting events are often held in the country. No traveler can remain indifferent to these activities, so an exciting vacation is 100% guaranteed.