If you’re planning to go to Baler, Aurora this year to swim or surf, the best time to do it is now.

The destination—famed for being the birthplace of surfing in the Philippines and for its many beautiful spots—has now reopened to domestic travel, specifically the leisure kind. 

The area officially released its updated list of travel requirements on November 10 through Executive Order 2021-0024. 

Here are the things you’ll need: 

  • S-PaSS registration
  • Government ID
  • Negative RT-PCR test results taken within 72 hours
  • A medical certificate for ages five to 10 years old
  • Booking confirmation from accredited accommodations

List of Department of Tourism-Accredited Accommodations in Baler: 

1. Aliya Surf Resort

2. Amco Beach Resort 

3. Azbahaen Leisure Farm

4. Backdoor Villa

5. Balud Camp

6. Bayler View Hotel

7. Bay’s Inn Resort

8. Carlitos Inn

9. Casa Prescilla

10. Damara Inn

11. Dela Torre Beach Resort

12. Elih Grace Resort

13. Eugene’s Place

14. Giliw Transient House

15. Green Leaf

16. Hotel Lady Nina

17. Hotel ni Pepe

18. JDM Pacific Waves Inc.

19. Juana’s Angel Resort

20. Junes Homestay

21. Kahea’s Beach Resort

22. L’Sirene Boutique Resort

23. La Patricia Hotel

24. Lilian’s Transient House

25. Lotus Sun and Waves Resort

26. M. Moreno Lodge and Restaurant

27. Mama Nene’s Transient House

28. Nature Green Forest Resort

29. Niñas Transient House and Room for Rent

30. North Shore Surf Camp

31. Old Parola Seaside Inn

32. Pasilyo Lodge and Surf

33. S.M.A.R.T. Beach House

34. Sea and Siera Vista, Inc. (Costa Pacifica)

35. Ver Amare Place

36. Vista Aurora Inn

37. Ysnowbee Baler Inn

38. Ysraela Lodging House

39. Innclusive Homestay

40. Endless Summer Hotel

41. Seasta Beach Resort

42. Akkaw Baler Hometel

43. Hotel A Rupert Atienza 

List of DOT-Accredited Cafes and Restaurants: 

1. Bubble Tea House

2. Dialyn’s Bakeshop

3. Hngry Mrmd Restaurant

4. Madison Cafe

5. Yellowfin Restaurant

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