Siargao

Mabuhay Pilipinas!

Siargao is a teardrop shaped island in the Philippine Sea in the province of Surigao del Norte.

It is known as one of the best surfing spots of the Philippines and in the world! You will enjoy watching the seasoned surfers tearing up the bigger waves out at Cloud 9 and in Pacifico. You can also get started by taking surf lessons with local instructors. Only 500pesos for 1 hour. The waves are perfect for both pros and amateurs !

There are different places to explore in Siargao Island – and the best way to go around? If you are an adventurer, by bike or motorcycle! But there are also private tours by vans or jeepneys!

Be adventurous and do cliff jumps, swings, and diving. There are differents natural pools like “Magpungko Rock Pools and Tangyaban Cave Pools”.

You can do a boat-trip and go for an Island Hopping tour to the Naked Island, Guyam Island and Daku Island ,which includes pick-up, drop-off and a seafood lunch. You can take the opportunity to explore Sohoton 2 hours from these islands; discover the luminous cave, jump off a small cliff and enjoy the green nature.

Stop by to the only waterfall in Siargao “Tak tak Falls” , it is a full day adventure to the north part of Island, you can do cliff jumping.three jumping and exploration to the top of the falls were the highlights of the adventure.

And also we have the perfect sunsets spots in Siargao that you can see the beautiful beach and the sun.

Finally, since the release of the local Filipino film Siargao, the island has become very popular and welcomes many travelers and partygoers from all around the world! Many tourists compare General Luna’s main street to Bali because of its restaurants of all kinds: Italian, European, Filipino, BBQ, vegan, and dancing bars. You be the judge!

But Siargao remains an authentic and unique island thanks to its welcoming, warm and smiling community of islanders who care about its island !

 

Thus, as visitors, let’s respect its environment by not throwing plastic anywhere and help locals to preserve the natural resources and beauty of the Siargao Island #savesiargao 

Best time to travel?

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The peak tourist season for Siargao, based on weather, is between March and October as this is the dry season. For surfing, the best period is all year without exceptions and in September you can attend the international surfing competition!

Below are some general estimates, but we do not guarantee them. Keep an eye on the typhoon and weather forecast websites.

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Cost of life

Van from the airport to General Luna: 300 to 500PHP

Restaurants: between 180PHP to 500PHP
Scooter rental: 350PHP / day

Surf lesson with rental of surfboard: 500PHP for 1 hour

Where to stay?

Resorts

Siargao Beach Resort Inn

Hostel Affordable budget

Siargao Inn

Alpas Siargao

Hostels friendly budget

Aloha Hostel (Located on the main avenue General Luna: Aircon dorm with 6 people for 650PHP/ night and Fan dorm with 8 people for 450PHP/ night)

 

What and where to eat?

Small budget

  1. Filipino BBQ grills at Mama’s Grill. Meat, fish and seafood! You have the choice between the sauce “sweet / sweet” or “hot / spicy” or mix!
  2. Vegan dishes at Home Made Taste! Remove your shoes and put yourself at ease in front of vegan dishes or not! Our favorite: Chicken Curry!

Bigger budget

  1. Kermit Surf Resort and Restaurant Siargao for Italian cuisine
  2. An Italian-Filipino fusion restaurant La Carinderia
  3. La Cantina Luna for Filipino dishes: taste the famous Filipino Sisig!
  4. Bravo Restaurants by the beach
  5. Harana Surf

To start the day right!

  1. From bowls of fruits to yogurt & granola at the Shaka Café, with a view on Cloud 9
  2. Crepes, Pancakes and other desserts at Crêpes!
  3. Traditional Filipino breakfasts type “tapsilog / bangsilog” at Aloha Hostel
  4. Harana Surf and their coffee by the beach

Post party comfort food

  1. The only place that is open 24hours at Hab-Hab!

And many other establishments! Nothing is missing 🙂

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Top attractions

Surf at the
Cloud 9 Pier of Siargao

Jump in the
Sugba Lagoon

Climb coconut trees and swing

at the Maasin River

Go on an Island Hopping
and visit Guyam, Daku and Naked Island

Discover the
Magpungko Rock Pools

Enjoy the amazing view

on the endless Coconut trees

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