Poneas Island

San Benito, Surigao del Norte

Poneas Island is located in San Benito, Surigao del Norte.

Poneas Island News

  • West Siargaos Hidden Treasures Lakes Islands and Mangroves

    West Siargaos Hidden Treasures Lakes Islands and Mangroves

    The impact of Siargao Island's swift rise to a Philippine tourist hotspot is mainly limited to a three kilomoter long stretch of coastline between General Luna and Catangnan. A few somewhat adventurous travellers take island hopping excursions to Naked Island, Daco Island, and Guyam Island, others venture further to the world class lagoons of Sohoton, and surfers cruise up and down the easterly facing coastline to locate known surfing spots at Pacifico, Burgos, Tangbo and Pilar.

    Twenty years ago I first set foot in the Philippine islands on a tourist trip that took me through Manila, Boraca ...

  • Island Paradise Birding on Siargao

    Island Paradise Birding on Siargao

    The Katala Foundation (www.philippinecockatoo.org/) has always been a close partner of the WBCP in pursuing common goals of education and conservation. The foundation is personified by husband-and-wife team Peter and Indira Widmann whom I had met several years ago as a newbie birder who found herself in Palawan with fellow WBCP members Adri Constantino (now my husband) and Tere Cervero. Peter and Indira had very kindly arranged for us to visit Rasa Island, the last stronghold of the Philippine Cockatoo (aka Red-vented Cockatoo) and one of the key conservation sites of the foundation. I will ne ...