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Siargao Travel Guide for 2020: With Sample Itinerary & Expenses

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SIARGAO is a beautiful tropical island located in the province of Surigao del Norte, northeastern Mindanao. It’s well-known as the “Surfing Capital of the Philippines”, but it also offers great scenery, unspoiled white beaches with crystal clear waters, enchanting lagoons and amazing rock formation for non-surfers.

Travel Period: December 25 – 30, 2018

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Awesome Things to Do in Siargao:

1. Swim at Magpopongku Rock Pools

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2. Enjoy Kayaking at Sugba Lagoon

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3. Sit, Relax and Dig Your Toes into the White Sand of Malinao Beach


4. Explore 3 Amazing Siargao Islands (Daku, Naked, and Guyam)

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5. Take a Side Trip to Socorro and Explore Sohoton Cove, Bucas Grande Island

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6. Brave the Waves and Learn How to Surf at The Boardwalk, Cloud 9

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7. Visit the Top Must-Eat Places in Siargao

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8. Enjoy the Amazing View of Palm Tree Rainforest

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Top Attractions to Visit in Siargao:

  • Daku Island
  • Naked Island
  • Guyam Island
  • Sohoton Cove  / Bucas Grande Islands
  • Sugba Lagoon
  • Magpupungko Rock Pools and Flats
  • Boardwalk Cloud 9
  • Manilao Beach


Where to Eat in Siargao:

  • Kermit Siargao
  • Cashey’s Place Grill
  • La Carinderia
  • Ocean 101 Restaurant
  • Point 303 Restaurant
  • Cafe Loka


Where to Stay in Siargao:

Our 6D5N Siargao Itinerary

Day 1:  We had a direct flight to Siargao Airport from Clark Airport

  • 3:00 pm – Arrived at Siargao Airport
  • 3:15 pm – Rode a van going to General Luna
  • 3:45pm – Checked-in at Dream Catcher Nipas
  • 5:00pm – Sunset Watching at The Boardwalk, Cloud 9
  • 7:00pm – Dinner at Point 303 Restaurant

Day 2: Sugba Lagoon and Magpopongku Pool Tour

  • 6:00am – Went to General Luna Market for Island Hopping Tour (Our tour was cancelled due to typhoon)
  • 7:00 am – We just decided to try the Land Tour (Sugba Lagoon and Magpopongku Tour by Kuya Bebot)
  • 8:00 am – Arrived at Sugba Lagoon (Photo ops, Swimming and Kayaking)
  • 10:30am – ETD at Sugba Lagoon
  • 12:00pm – Lunch at Magpopongko White Beach
  • 1:00pm – Swimming at Magpopongko Rock Pools and Flats
  • 4:00pm – End of Tour
  • 4:30pm – Back to Dream Catcher Nipas
  • 6:00pm – Dinner at Kermit Siargao Restaurant

Day 3: Beach Bumming at Malinao White Beach

  • 6:00am – Went to General Luna Market for Island Hopping Tour (Our tour was cancelled due to typhoon)
  • 8:00am – Went to Dedon Island Resort (Nay Palad Resort) / They didn’t allow walk-in guests so we were not able to visit this resort
  • 8:30am – Went to Malinao White Beach
  • 11:00pm – Went Back to Rose Homestay Siargao
  • 12:00pm – Lunch at Cashey’s Place Grill
  • 6:00pm  – Dinner at Ocean 101 Beach Resort

Day 4: Swimming at Malinao White Beach + Surfing at the Cloud 9

  • 6:00am – Went to General Luna Market for Island Hopping Tour (Our tour was cancelled due to typhoon)
  • 8:30am – Went Back to Malinao White Beach
  • 12:00pm – Lunch at La Carinderia
  • 3:00pm – Tried Surfing at The Cloud 9
  • 5:00pm – Back to Dream Catcher Nipas
  • 6:00pm – Dinner at Bulaluan Bankerohan

Day 5:  Siargao Island Hopping + Sohoton Cove Tour

  • 6:00am – Went to General Luna Market for Island Hopping Tour
  • 7:00am – ETD for Sohoton Cove
  • 9:00am – Start of Sohoton Cove Tour
  • 11:00am – Start of Jellyfish Tour
  • 11:30am – Lunch at Sohoton Cove
  • 12:45pm – ETD for Siargao Island Hopping Tour
  • 2:45pm – Arrived at Naked Island
  • 4:00pm – Arrived at Daku Island
  • 4:30pm – Arrived at Guyam Island
  • 5:00pm – Back to General Luna Market
  • 5:30pm – Back to Dream Catcher Nipas
  • 6:30pm – Dinner at Cashey’s Place Grill


Day 6:  Sunset Watching at The Boardwalk / Flight Back to Clark Airport

  • 6:00am – Sunrise Watching at The Boardwalk Cloud 9
  • 8:00am – Breakfast at Ocean 101 Beach Resort
  • 9:00am – Photo Ops
  • 11:00am – Went to Siargao Airport
  • 1:00pm – Flight back to Clark Airport


Recommended Tour Guide/ Organizer in Siargao:

  • Kuya Bebot (Sir Nicolas Salgado) – 09309749974
  • I highly recommend Kuya Bebot and his team (Ate Lara and Mylene) for great service. Now I know why he’s the Siargao’s Best Tour Organizer. He’s super cool and very accommodating. Sulit pa ung buffet lunch nila! Promise! At may pa-Free WIFI sa Van nya… Iba din!! Hehe…


Our 6D5N Travel Expenses Summary:

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Note: Food Expenses are not included. Price per meal usually ranges from 150 -300 depending on the type of restaurant


SIARGAO BUDGET TRAVEL GUIDE: Recommended Itinerary for 4D3N

For those planning to just have a 4D3N stay in Siargao, check our recommended itinerary below:

Day 1: Arrive in Siargao in the morning. Then rent a motorbike (Php 300 – 350 per day) for a roadtrip around Siargao Island. Then go to The Boardwalk, Cloud 9 for sunset watching. You can just ride a tricycle going to Malinao White Beach.

Day 2: Siargao Island Hopping Tour + Sohoton Cove Tour + Bucas Grande Islands (whole day)

Day 3: Sugba Lagoon and Magpopongko Rock Pools (whole day)

Day 4: Watch sunrise or try Surfing at The Boardwalk. Go back to Manila in the afternoon.


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