Agoda.com offers hotel deals at prime surfing spot in Philippines.

 
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New York (AirGuide - Airline & Travel News) Tue, Feb 18, 2014 - Agoda.com, is providing hotel deals in the Philippine province of Surigao del Norte, a popular tourist destination offering constant balmy temperatures, swaying palm trees, and the famed Siargao Island, one of the worldas best surfing locations. Recently included on list of destinations to watch in 2014 by Conde Nast Traveller magazine, Siargao Islandas reputation is well-deserved due to its warm breezes and uninterrupted currents that surge up the Philippine Trench from far out in the Pacific Ocean. It was not always this way though a before the mid 1980s the islandas excellent waves were known only by locals and some of the more intrepid surf nomads who went to great lengths to find unknown spots to test their skills. However, the publication of several high-profile magazine articles changed all that when they featured the islandas now-famous aCloud 9a reef wave, among others, which put the spot on the map, as did the establishment of the annual Siargao Cup surfing competition. The high-profile event celebrated its 18th year in September, 2013 and was won by local athlete Edito aPisoa Alcala. But beyond the surfing, long sandy beaches, and endless palm trees that border the many islands in the province, Surigao del Norte remains a great place to visit even for non-surfers. Resorts offer a variety of watersports, from snorkeling to paddle boarding, while the surrounding islands provide some fantastic jungle trekking amid an incredible variety of tropical plants and animals, some of the largest mangrove forest reserves in the Philippines, and even some pretty impressive cave systems! Enjoy fresh seafood at every meal or hire boats to visit some of the surrounding islands a everything from bare sandbars a few inches above the water to clusters of palm trees seemingly sticking straight...

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