Buri Beach is a white sand beach located in the province of Catbalogan, Samar Island in the Visayas region.The beach is not as white and creamy as the other white sand beaches in the country, but it is a great little getaway for those who live near Catbalogan City.

People enjoying the beach under the warmth of the sun
People enjoying the beach under the warmth of the sun

It is a 20-minutes travel from the main city of Catbalogan via tricycle ride. Upon reaching the area, follow the footpath going down to the beach.

Our tricycle ride from the city going to the beach
Our tricycle ride from the city going to the beach

There are cottages or cabanas available for rent at 200php each.

Our cottage
Our cottage

There are no foods or restaurants available on the beach, so it is advisable to bring your own foods. However, there’s a griller available on the side of the cottage. Just bring your own charcoal and voila! you can enjoy grilling your favorite dishes.

Our food on the beach. Yummy seafoods and fruits.
Our food on the beach. Yummy seafoods and fruits.

The water is not that clear but still enjoyable especially for the little kids. There are lifebuoys available for rent at 50php each.

The author basking under the welcoming warmth of the summer sun
The author basking under the welcoming warmth of the summer sun
The kiddos enjoying the water of the beach
The kiddos enjoying the water of the beach
The weather became a little bit cloudy on the late afternoon
The weather became a little bit cloudy on the late afternoon

If you enjoy singing, there’s a karaoke available for rent at 5php per song.

 

If you enjoy singing, there’s a karaoke available for rent at 5php per song.

For the most part, I’ve enjoyed our short beach-bumming activity in Buri white sand beach. Though the beach is not as white and creamy as the other white sand beaches in the country, it is still enjoyable especially if you are with your loved ones.

5 thoughts on “Buri Beach Samar: A quick summer getaway

    1. My parents are from Samar and we had a little family reunion at Buri Beach since it’s near Catbalogan City 🙂 There are many beautiful undiscovered places in Samar that’s worth the trip 🙂

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