It is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines.
According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 33,073 people. This coastal town, located on the eastern shores of Luzon facing the Philippine Sea is noted for its rural beach resorts.
In December 2004, Real was washed away by Typhoons Violeta, Winnie, and Yoyong. About 500 people were either dead or missing.
Spanish forces landed at the site of Real early in the colonization period, calling it Puerto Real. Spanish galleons and ships docked at the port reinforced forces stationed at the nearby place "Binangonan del Ampon" known now as Infanta.