Siargao Island Surfing Capital of the Philippines 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 kilometres (169 sq mi). The east where such Art Skyes 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 similar landforms.
BEST TIME TO VISIT SIARGAO ISLAND
Best time to visit Siargao Island between March and November, while the rest of the months are frequented by monsoon rains.
If you’re going to Siargao for surfing, the seasons don’t really matter. The waves are strong year-round. However, September to November are more activities take place, most prominent being the Siargao Cloud 9 Surfing Cup.
HOW TO GET TO SIARGAO ISLAND
Siargao has its own airport, named Sayak Airport. Traveling by air is the most efficient way to get to the island.
from Manila is to first take a flight to Cebu City or Surigao City, then take another flight to Siargao. Since Siargao Airport offers direct flights, from Manila, as well as Clark and Davao.
Manila to Siargao: Cebu Pacific and Skyjet
Cebu to Siargao: Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines
Clark to Siargao: Philippine Airlines
Davao to Siargao: Philippine Airlines
Surigao City to Siargao: Cebu Pacific
From Manila, it usually takes two hours to get to Siargao (one hour if you fly from Cebu).
You can also get to Siargao via Roll-on, Roll-off (RoRo) ferries. The main seaport in the island is located in the municipality of Dapa.
THINGS TO DO IN SIARGAO
Cloud 9 Boardwalk
Secret Spot locally known as the “Secret Spot” or the “Secret Place”
Magpupungko Rock Pools
3 Islands Tour: