Beautiful white sand beaches, clear waters, exotic wildlife, large mangrove forests, enchanting lagoons... Siargao has it all! Situated in the province of Surigao del Norte, Siargao is a tear-shaped island in the Philippine Sea. Particularly famous amongst surfing enthusiasts, this island is the destination for a variety of other activities as well. The island is covered with palm trees and white sand soothing to look at and be around. If you travel to Siargao Island, you will be offered a wide range of activities and opportunities to be close to one of the most jaw-dropping features of nature.
The most popular activity is, undoubtedly, surfing in Siargao Island. Even surfing competitions take place twice a year and the island has a three-level viewing deck to get to see the action from up close. However, other activities are just as popular and interesting. These include:
This island is definitely a place that has something for every visitor! Not only does it have clear waters for surfers and swimming lovers, but it also has beautiful views and biking routes for others. Getting lost biking is one of the best things that can happen to you if you cherish adventure. You can find deserted beaches, caves, waterfalls and much more! The pool mentioned above is a perfect spot for calming walks and soothing your eyes with the incredible water. When it comes to food, Siargao is a culinary heaven for seafood. Every resort and restaurant offers a huge variety of fishes and seafood and you wouldn’t want to miss out on some of the local specialties.
One tip would be to consider not surfing if you are a beginner as it might be dangerous. But don’t worry, surfing isn’t the only thing worth doing here! In the end, take at least a week off for the stay make the best of your time on the island! May that be by relaxing alongside the pools or going on thrilling biking journeys... the island is meant to give you one of the best holiday experiences of your life.
The best time to visit this beautiful island will depend on your plan. If you intend to surf with big exciting waves it's best to go during surfing season which is between July to November. For white sand beaches, island hopping and best spots to explore, better to visit during summer which is between March to May
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Unlike the majority of other islands in the Philippines, Siargao doesn’t have a direct flight from Manila.
One thing to be considered is that the flights may be canceled due to weather conditions. So, you can expect your return tickets to be canceled, but it just might be a good thing!
You have to fly via Cebu. Started in 2009, Cebu Pacific Air’s daily direct flights to Siargao still continue to be the sole airline serving this route. The flights are generally small planes and you can take pleasure from the views of breathtaking islands from the window.
Another option that is available is flying to Surigao City, and then taking a ferry to Siargao Island. Either way, to travel to Siargao Island, you are surely going to enjoy your journey through the beauty of the region.
Ferries come and go from Surigao City and Siargao on a daily basis. Once you arrive in Surigao City, take a ferry bound to Dapa, Siargao.
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