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Surfing in Crystal Beach, Zambales

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I discovered another surfing spot, and it is closer than my usual go-to place in La Union. I was actually surprised that I did not discover this sooner. The place I was talking about is Crystal Beach, in San Narciso, Zambales. It was introduced to me by my friend Vince, who accompanied me on this trip two weeks ago (he was the one who taught me flyboarding and hoverboarding in Subic).


I thought that the surfing trip would not push through, owing to the inclement weather brought about by the habagat. It was raining very hard the night before, until the early morning we set out from Olongapo. Luckily the skies cleared as soon as we got there, and we were able to surf all morning.

Crystal Beach is actually a resort, located in the town of San Narciso in Zambales, with the beach facing the West Philippine Sea. It became a favorite among the locals and out-of-towners alike, and it is easy to sea why. The beach is expansive, with regular peeling waves that can excite the experts and challengi…