Siargao is a tear-drop shaped island in the Philippine Sea situated 800 kilometers southeast of Manila in the province of Surigao del Norte. It has a land area of approximately 437 square kilometers. The east coast is relatively straight with one deep inlet, Port Pilar. The coastline is marked by a succession of reefs, small points and white, sandy beaches. The neighboring islands and islets have ...
Siargao Island contains the largest mangrove forest reserves in Mindanao, at Del Carmen. Long stretches of wetlands indicate a potential for commercial seaweed propagation. Siargao Island is greatly influenced by the winds and currents coming uninterrupted from the Pacific Ocean, intensified by the Mindanao current running westward through the Siargao Strait.
One of the best known surfing waves on Siargao and the Philippines, with a worldwide reputation for thick, hollow tubes is "Cloud 9". This right-breaking reef wave is the site of the annual Siargao Cup, a domestic and international surfing competition sponsored by the provincial government of Surigao del Norte. Wiki
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Siargao is pretty straightforward when it comes to picking a region to stay. 90% of people choose to stay somewhere near General Luna. All of the bars, restaurants, tours, ports and hotels are near General Luna and Cloud 9 surf break. There are a couple of other regions you could stay in like Pacifico but unless you are purposely looking for isolation, General Luna is your spot. So what are my suggestions for where to stay in General Luna?
Siargao has many things to do, which makes it the #1 island in the world! We checked out a viewpoint, and headed to arguably the #1 spot for Instagram shots in all of Siargao. Mind you, there's many spots for IG shots but this was a blast!
Doot Beach Siargao is one of my favourite chill spots on the island. Doot Beach is one of the least touristy locations in Siargao, surprisingly only a 10-minute drive from the more popular Siargao tourist spot, General Luna.
The bent palm tree in Siargao has gone viral on Instagram since it was discovered in 2017. If you are looking for the ultimate adventure, be sure not to miss out on this epic palm tree rope swing in Siargao.
The north part of Siargao is a bit far from the party spots ( General Luna ) but Pacifico is so pretty! less people less noise.
Videos and photos doesn't give justice! You need to see the island with your own eyes! I"ll probably be back!
In the recent Siargao Island Protected landscapes and seascapes (SIPLAS) Youth Summit held September 28 and 29 in Santa Monica town, a hundred selected high-school students, teachers from all nine municipalities and visiting professional-lecturers converged to study and evaluate the island's natural condition to help conserve and protect it from deterioration caused by ignorance, carelessness and neglect.
The event was organized by the Surigao Economic Development and Micro-Finance Inc (SEDMFI) with assistance from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and supported ...