During the Christmas break in Baguio, my family went on a trip to San Juan Beach La Union, which is just about an hour and a half from the mountains.
San Juan Beach La Union is the surfing capital of the North, and now I know why. The waves are huuuuuge! As in throw-you-around huge!
During the summer season, San Juan beach gets pretty crowded. But we were lucky that day because there were very few beach-goers and it was very quiet. Our family practically had the whole beach to ourselves. The beach was also very clean. This place gets two thumbs up from my family.
San Juan was so serenely beautiful that I made up my mind – I’m going to retire there. How can anyone be not peaceful and peace-loving when he/she is surrounded with so much beauty?
No, we didn’t go surfing. But we had a smashing time crashing against the waves as they came in.
We stayed at a private beach cottage called DZone (owned by Mrs. Dizon, no kidding! LOL). It was right beside a resort called – again, no kidding – Final Option. We kept confusing the resort’s name with Last Resort. Hahaha!
I envy my Baguio folks because they are blessed with cool weather all year ’round, and an awesome beach is just a short ride away. Haaay, I can’t wait to grow old, retire and move back up there.