If diving is a peaceful water sport, then surfing is certainly on the other end of the spectrum. Perfect for adrenaline junkies, surfing is all about catching the wave. The higher the break, the more exhilarating the rush. We know that popular spots for surfing close to Malaysia include Indonesia. But did you know that surfing spots in the Philippines are equally as great?

In fact, some of these surfing spots in the Philippines are so internationally renowned, people from far and wide travel to manoeuvre through the waves that reach up to heights of four metres. But if you’re new to surfing, worry not. These surfing spots in the Philippines are home to some of the best surf schools, so you can trust that you’re in good hands while learning the basics.

While you can surf nearly all year round, the height of the surfing season in the Philippines tend to be between August and March, peaking in November and December thanks to the typhoon season. While regular beach-goers will avoid the sea during typhoon season, surfers live for it. After all, the typhoon winds are responsible for bringing the waves up high.

Feeling excited already? Read on to find out where the best surfing spots in the Philippines are.