Boasting of the best waves in theΒ Philippines,Β SiargaoΒ is often dubbed as the β€œSurfing Capital of theΒ Philippines.” Once a hidden gem for surfing enthusiasts, this unspoiled tropical paradise has now attracted tourists from all over the world.

SiargaoΒ isn’t just for surfers! Its breath-taking beaches lined, here are my top picks of places to visit and activities to try inΒ Siargao.

Β Apart from the waves at Cloud 9, which are better suited for advanced surfers, there are spots nearby with more gentle surf breaks that even first-timers can enjoy, perfect for beginners to try out.

The best viewpoint is the Cloud 9 Boardwalk, a wooden walkway that leads to a three-story observation deck. It’s perfect for watching surfers and enjoying the ocean breeze.

Island hopping to three of the nearby islands – Naked Island, Guyam Island, and Daku Island. These islands are just a short boat ride from each other, but each one has its own charm.

Naked Island

Guyam Island

Daku Island

Sohoton Cove National Park inΒ Bucas GrandeΒ Island is among my favorite spots in the entireΒ Philippines, so don’t miss it if you’re inΒ Siargao.

Another enthralling experience at theΒ Bucas GrandeΒ Island is swimming with no-sting jellyfish at the Tojoman Lagoon.

Club Tara Resort is a world-class hotel in theΒ Bucas GrandeΒ Island that’s isolated from big crowds. The resort has a lagoon where you can go kayaking and paddleboarding.

It’s the perfect spot for cooling off in the still waters, for lounging in the boardwalk or for setting up drone-worthy shots.

The Crystal and Buletas Caves are two caves that meet at the same opening, and you will enjoy spelunking in them.

Magpupungko Tidal Pools is a fun experience and you can easily incorporate it in your itinerary.

The Palm Tree Swing at the Maasin River was once a secret spot among locals and kids who love swinging from the tree and perfecting their backflips, but, nowadays, it has become very popular among tourists

The Coconut Trees View Deck is an excellent stopover, especially if you happen to pass by them around sunrise or sunset as the colors breakthrough an endless view of coconuts.

The town of General Luna is the perfect jump-off point to all the beauty and attractions thatΒ SiargaoΒ has to offer.

The lagoon is so massive and you will enjoy swimming and diving into it.

Siargao is more than just a trip; it’s an experience that captivates the heart and soul. The island’s blend of natural beauty, surfing culture, local experiences, and commitment to sustainability makes it an unforgettable destination. Siargao is not just a place to visit but a world to discover, promising adventures and memories that last a lifetime.

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