Surfing is a great activity to relieve stress and to get your adrenaline pumping. Thankfully, the Philippines is blessed with excellent surf spots, and some of them are even near Metro Manila!
Like with any other getaway, choosing the right place to stay is half of what makes the trip a memorable one. Here's Travelbook.ph's list of three hip accommodations in the top surf spots in the country.
Flotsam and Jetsam (San Juan, La Union)
A place where art, music, design, and surfing coexist, Flotsam and Jetsam is a relaxing sanctuary north of Manila. The setup is laid-back and cozy: There are colorful bean bags where you can chill and chat with your friends or fellow vacationers. It is not unusual for guests from different parts of the country or the world to forge friendships here. At night, their in-house café turns into a cozy but lively venue for live performances from the best musicians in town.
A room at Flotsam and Jetsam costs around P800 to as much as P4,000 for an overnight stay.
The Circle Hostel - La Union (San Juan, La Union)
The Circle Hostel is one of the more popular chains of budget and eco-friendly hotels in the Philippines. They are also known in the surfing scene because of their branches in beach destinations like La Union, Baler, and Zambales. At The Circle Hostel, “there are no strangers” is the belief of the owners, which is why the hostel was designed with open spaces to encourage interaction among guests. For accommodations, you can choose from two bunk rooms, a co-ed dorm, and an all-female dorm. You can also try lounging in one of the 35 hammocks around to soak up that relaxing vibe.
A stay at The Circle Hostel La Union is very pocket-friendly: only P450 per person for an overnight stay.
Easy Adventure (Baler, Aurora)
If you’re looking for something unique during your next visit to Baler, you better give Easy Adventure a try. At Easy Adventure, you will be sleeping in tents with a canopy of stars above you and amidst the beauty of nature. The staff will prepare the campsite and provide you with beddings, sheets, and pillows. The accommodations are also inclusive of meals.
Enjoy surfing and more at Easy Adventure, with rates starting at P3,000 per person for an overnight stay.
Read the full article, "5 Hip Accomodations For Your Next Surfing Getaway," on TravelBook.ph. Minor edits have been made by the SPOT.ph editors.