Siargao surfing turf ranks 8th in CNN travel site’s “World’s 50 Best Surf Spots” list

CNN's travel site, CNNGo has come up with a list of the "World's 50 Best Surfing Spots." The list was compiled by CNNGo write Jeremy Bremner, who is described "as an avid surfer who has surfed many of these locations." Bremner also feedback  from other professional surfers, as well as information on

Cloud Nine, Siargao Island, Philippines is ranked eighth on the list. Bremner noted: "This dramatic and powerful reef break, which crashes onto shallow razor sharp coral, offers right and left death rides to those who dare."

Below is CNNGo's "World's 50 Best Surfing Spots" list:

  1. Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii, United States
  2. Supertubes, Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa
  3. Uluwatu and Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
  4. Superbanks, Gold Coast, Australia
  5. Mavericks, California, United States
  6. Lima, Peru
  7. Hossegor, France
  8. Cloud Nine, Siargao Island, Philippines
  9. Sultans, North Male, Maldives
  10. Honolua Bay, Hawaii, United States
  11. Montanita Beach, Montanita, Ecuador
  12. Manu Bay, Raglan, New Zealand
  13. Riyuewan, Sanya, Hainan, China
  14. Surfrider Beach, Malibu, United States
  15. Mentawai Islands, Indonesia
  16. Cloudbreak, Tavarua Island, Fiji
  17. Joe’s Point, Sur, Oman
  18. Watergate Bay, Cornwall, England
  19. Backdoor, Hawaii, United States
  20. Pasta Point, Maldives
  21. Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  22. Bundoran Beach, County Donegal, Ireland
  23. Gold Coast, Australia
  24. Fistral Beach, Newquay, England
  25. Hanalei Bay, Hawaii, United States
  26. Carrapateira, Taghzout, Portugal
  27. Rincon, Puerto Rico
  28. Sao Francisco do Sul, Brazil
  29. Pedra Branca Ericeira, Portugal
  30. Killer Point, Taghazoute, Morocco
  31. White Beach, Okinawa, Japan
  32. Les Cavaliers, Anglet, France
  33. Byron Bay, Gold Coast, Australia
  34. Tofino, Vancouver Island, Canada
  35. Ponta Preta, Maio, Cape Verde
  36. Special K, Samoa
  37. Biarritz, France
  38. Coconuts, Samoa
  39. Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Buxton, United States
  40. Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia
  41. Black’s Beach, San Diego, California, United States
  42. The Bubble, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands
  43. Surfer’s Point, Barbados
  44. Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
  45. Open Beach Umm Sequim, Dubai, UAE
  46. Surin Beach, Phuket, Thailand
  47. Fulong Beach, Taiwan
  48. Baja Malibu, Baja Norte, Mexico
  49. Eisbach, Munich, Germany
  50. Big Wave Bay, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong

One thought on “Siargao surfing turf ranks 8th in CNN travel site’s “World’s 50 Best Surf Spots” list

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