Charlie's Point is located in Baler, Aurora. Ideal for surfing, with medium quality right-hand-and-left-break waves on a sand-and-gravel bottom. The waves are best in December and January. The surf scenes from the movie Apocalypse Now were filmed here.
Charlies Point Surfing News
The Philippines is home to almost 7,500 beautiful islands, blessing locals and foreigners alike with numerous beach getaways and adventures to choose from. And with that comes the equally exciting fact that a lot of these places offer spectacular waves perfect for every surfing enthusiast. Whether you're a beginner, intermediate, or pro, the Philippines boasts a long list of surfing destinations for you from Luzon to Mindanao.
Here are seven surfing spots to help you tick surfing off your bucket list. Prepare those board shorts, rash guards, and surfboards! You're in for one heck of a wavy ...
Our first try at "Glamping" in Baler Aurora.
Location: My Easy Adventure, Charlie's Point, Baler, Aurora.
Holy Week in the Philippines means no malls and almost no entertainment options are open. Some radio stations go off the air and local television channels usually air re-runs or religious specials. In other words, Holy Week is a time given to people to take a break from work and school in order to reflect on the sacrifices of Christ.
Since it's predominantly a Catholic celebration, tourists and people who observe other religions have to go with the flow beginning on Maundy Thursday up to Easter Sunday.
Then again, Catholic or not, Holy Week is celebrated in so many ways in the Philippine ...
In my younger life, I was captivated by a paradise. Beautiful mountains with eagle soaring high, rain forest, waterfalls and the fresh scent of the forest ground, colorful birds, frogs and insects makes a rhythm sound. Large indigenous trees almost as high as fifteen feet tall, wide trunk surrounded by ferns, moss and other endemic plants. Different sun birds playing at the canopy, tree top flowers in yellow, red, purple and orange. What more, the blue-green waters of ocean and clear blue sky that lighten my emotions and thoughts. We play kayak in the clear river where lots of school of fish j ...
When I started to love surfing, I also started dreaming about visiting all the surfing spots in the Philippines. I have been to Bagasbas, Daet, Camarines Norte, I visit General Luna, Siargao several times a year, and now Baler, Aurora.
My friends from Baler told me that one can catch decent waves all year round but the best waves are from October to March. Surfing competitions are held every February.
Surfing Spots in Baler
Beach Break; for natural and goofy surfers; very good for beginners but the swell can get bigger especially when you catch the good sets i ...
Baler is the capital of Aurora Province. It is located at about the mid point, on the east coast of the main island of Luzon. The town faces the deep blue of the Pacific Ocean, which gives it the surf that it is renowned for.
Aurora province has borders with the provinces of Isabela, Quirino to the north, Nueva Vizcaya and Nueva Ecija to the north west and west and Bulacan and Quezon to the south west and the south.
How do I get to Baler
Some say it is an adventure just getting to Baler. A large proportion of the province of Aurora is covered by the rolling Sierra Madre mountain range ...