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Top Attractions to Explore in Siargao
Story by: jovy avisado ( Member ) on 2018-02-22
There are a lot of tourist spots in the Philippines and one of these is Siargao. It is well known as the “Surfing Capital of the Philippines”. But no need to worry if you’re not a surfer as you can still enjoy the beautiful island. Siargao is known for its relaxed atmosphere, friendly people, inexpensive accommodations and stunning islands & beaches that could rival Boracay’s white sand beach and Coron, Palawan’s clear blue waters. Below are top attractions in Siargao that you should add to your travel bucket list:

island beach destination in Siargao

1. Magpupungko Beach

Magpupungko Beach is a small stretch of cream colored sand beach with a great view of sunrise. But this is not your usual beach because of amazing rock formations and tidal pools in the northern end of the Magpupungko crafted by nature itself. The pool itself is calm and clear, and is the most visited natural attraction in the island. The water is so inviting that you want to take a dip once you see it. Visit the pools at low tide for best experience.

island beach destination in Siargao

2. Daku Island

Daku Island is one of the finest beaches in the Philippines located in Siargao and named after the Visayan word that means ‘big’. This beach has powdery white sand surrounded by superb crystalline waters and you will be amazed by the breathtaking scenery of the island and for its cleanliness. Activities on the island include snorkeling, kayaking, swimming, and surfing. You can buy your food and have them cooked at minimal cost.

island beach destination in Siargao

3. Guyam Island

This island is a tear-drop shaped white sand beach and dotted with coconut trees and has clear water. A beautiful virgin island perfect for a relaxed day of sunbathing and snorkeling. The island is a miniature tropical paradise where one can walk leisurely around it. It is a popular stop for tourists doing island-hopping trips.

popular surfing destination in Siargao

4. Cloud 9 Surfing Tower

Cloud 9 is best known for its waves worldwide and is considered as one of the best surfing destinations in the Philippines. It also has a reputation for being a relatively cheap destination with many accommodations, restaurants, and bars to choose from. The tower gives you a 360˚ view of the surfing areas and a nice place to watch the sunset and meet new people. 

island beach destination in Siargao

5. Naked Island

The Naked Island is a sandbar without any plants or trees growing except for some bushes around it, just pure white sand and clear water – hence the name ‘naked’. The island becomes smaller during high tide as some parts sink a few feet. It is highly suggested to visit the island during low tide. Naked Island is also a perfect place to get a tan without getting bugged by the crowd.

If you’ve ever dreamed of an island without any parties by the beach until early morning and no loud music, definitely you will love Siargao. The peaceful atmosphere on the island makes you want to stay forever. It is so much more than just a surfing destination and will be one of your favorite places in the Philippines. Book your trip now and experience Siargao yourself.
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