Cagwait White Beach in Surigao Del Sur is Your Great Escape From the Crowded City

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When life gives you lemons, grab tequila and salt, and seas the day at Cagwait White Beach!

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The U-shaped long stretched white sand bar of Cagwait White Beach in Surigao del Sur is a perfect place to relax your mind, body, and soul. It is the place you need to visit when you feel fed up of life, tired of your daily routine and busy schedule in the crowded city. All you need is a packed bag, enough money for food, transportation, and accommodation, and your closest friends. Or you can enjoy the beauty of Cagwait White Beach alone.

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Located in the municipality of Cagwait, the fourth class municipality of Surigao del Sur which is about 32 kilometers Southeast of Tandag, the capital town of the province of Surigao del Sur, Cagwait White Beach is a serene place to visit when you are badly in need of total relaxation. It is a U-shaped or C-shaped white sand beach, and is known to be the Boracay of CARAGA Region due to its fine, powdery sand and clear, cool waters. And JSYK, The popular pilot Charles Lindberg once compared this place to Wakiki Beach in Hawaii, USA.

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With its strong, large waves, the beach is also a perfect destination for surfers and thrill-seekers. But if you just want to unwind, you can just soak your feet into the soft, relaxing sand which is as fine as in Boracay!

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There are a few resorts in the beach where you can stay for a night or two. I’m sure you’re going to have a blast here, from making friends with the friendly locals or other tourists, tasting the delicious local cuisine, and exploring the exceptional beauty of Cagwait White Beach.

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How to get there:

From Surigao City, take a van to Cantilan, then from there to Tandag. Ride a jeepney from Tandag to Cagwait and take a habal habal ride to Cagwait White Beach.

From Davao City, take a bus from the overland terminal to Tandag and ride a jeepney from Tandag to Cagwait. Take a habal habal ride to Cagwait White Beach.


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