Can’t get enough of beaches? Wan to have an amazing vacation in the laid-back island of Siargao? We will write you our best 11 Siargao Beaches from calm beaches in Siargao to surfing beaches. You may have seen this Island in movies and has recently been famous to tourist because of its beauty.
If coral reefs, diving, and surfing are the activities you want to do, Siargao may be the best place for you. Read here 7 Days Siargao itinerary!
A movie was recently release in the Philippines that was able to capture the beauty of the Island, and this is one of the reason that made the Island famous to Tourist. In this post we will explain more information about the beauty and activities the Island has to offer.
BEST TIME TO VISIT SIARGAO ISLAND
Swimming, surfing and diving will be the reason why you want to visit the Island of Siargao. As a responsible traveler you must check every little detail while visiting certain places. The Philippines has only two season and this is the wet and dry season.
The best time to visit Siargao is during the dry season which falls on the months of February-April. This is the best time for you. You’ll be able to enjoy all you itinerary without worrying if it would be raining. All the activities in the Island involves swimming, surfing, diving and trekking.
1. GENERAL LUNA
General Luna where most of the hotels and hostels are. There are mostly locals during the day since most of the foreigners go surfing in The Cloud 9, island hopping around the islands in Siargao or day trip with the motorbike. The beach is beautiful and worth it to include in the list best beaches in Siargao.
2. DAKU ISLAND
Daku Island is an island in General Luna which is one of the most famous for island hopping. Daku is actually a Visayan term “daku” which means big. Covered with white sand shore and turquoise-colored water; the island is a haven for nature lover.
When you do your island hopping from General Luna Daku island is the second stop after naked beach and you have lunch in this island. Prices for cottages are 250 PHP and 150 PHP for renting a table. You can get fresh coconuts from locals for 50 PHP.
3. GUYAM ISLAND
Guyam Island is a tear-drop shaped island is around 2 kilometers south-southeast of General Luna municipality. It is a popular stop for tourists doing island-hopping trips. Guyam Island is a tiny oasis. Although it is tiny in size, the island offers variety of marine life that makes it also popular for snorkeling.
It’s usually last stop in your island hopping in Siargao Island after Naked and Daku Island. It’s great to visit in the sunset and having a beer before going back to General Luna. The entrance fee is 30 PHP.
4. NAKED ISLAND
Naked Island, is an island of beauty and simplicity. The white sandbar will want to make you stay there, relax and enjoy being away from the city once in a while. It’s called ‘Naked’ because it has only the sandbar and no shade or trees at all.
Perfect to take pictures, bring your sunblock and your underwater camera to take nice shots. Naked Beach will be your first stop in your island hopping in Siargao from General Luna as sooner you can go you will find the island less crowded.
5. PACIFICO BEACHES
An island stretching with white sand. Located in the town of San Isidro, it also home for awesome waves which can be an alternative beach for surfing to stray from the crowd in Cloud9 surfing spots. We found this beach on our way to Alegria Beach in North Siargao one of the best beaches in Siargao for surfing.
There were no people and we loved it the landscape with the palm trees around! From General Luna to Pacifico beaches you have 1 hour 30 minutes ride by motorbike.
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6. MAGUPUNGKO BEACH
Magpupungko Beach is a cream-colored beach with a great view of sunrise. In the Northern end part of the beach you’ll be able to see rock formation and tidal pools. Entrance fee to the beach is Php50 ($1) per person. Make sure you check when is the low tide. Otherwise you will not be able to see Magpupungko rock pools.
7. ALEGRIA BEACH
Our favorite one in the list of best beaches in Siargao Island. It’s located in Northen part of Siargao and it will take you almost 2 hours to get there from General Luna.
Once there enjoy the life! We came by tricycle and our driver removed his clothes and started swimming in this paradise beach. It’s not crowded and you can rest in the cottages with no charge at that time.
The water is so blue and so calm perfect for swimming. If you are bringing lunch is a perfect stop in your day! Read here our full blog post how to get to Alegria Beach and what to visit around!
8. SANTA MONICA PORT
It’s located in Northern part of the island very close to Taktak Waterfalls and Alegria Beach. The port is so beautiful with clear water and it’s great visiting in the morning when the fisherman are leaving. We enjoyed flying our drone! It’s so quiet the town around the port.
9. KAWHAGAN SAND BAR
Kawgahan might be famous as a side trip for tourists who are visiting the Sugba Lagoon, but this island is definitely a worthy visit. It is located in Brgy. Caub, Del Carmen in Siargao. Its other side is a wide sandbar while the other is where you can enjoy chilling under the trees.
It’s included in the island hopping going to Sugba Lagoon and we totally recommend you to visit for taking pictures, playing voleyball or just swimming around!
10. PAMOMOAN BEACH
Pamomoan Beach is located in Kangbangyo Island, Del Carmen, Siargao. Good for swimming and the beach offers good food at the restaurant. It’s located in front of Kawgahan Sand Bar and is also included in the island hopping of Sugba Lagoon from Del Carmen port.
11. MALINAO BEACH
Just 5 kilometers distance from General Luna. Malinao Beach was one of the best beaches in Siargao. The favorite part was around Sandy Feet Resort and you can go walking until Nay Palad which in front of Naked Island. There aren’t many people around just a few resorts and people swimming are mostly locals.
WHERE TO STAY IN SIARGAO ISLAND
Alpas Siargao is offering accommodations in General Luna. With a garden, the property also features a bar. This pet-friendly hostel also has free WiFi. All rooms have a shared bathroom with a shower. There are also terraces and you can enjoy hanging out in the common area. Bed in mixed dormitory room rate starts at $12 or less!
ALOHA HOSTEL SIARGAO
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Located in General Luna, Aloha Hostel Siargao has barbecue facilities. Featuring a tour desk, this property also provides guests with a restaurant. Free WiFi is included. Guests at the hostel will be able to enjoy activities in and around General Luna, like cycling.
The shared bathroom is equipped with a shower and free toiletries. Bed in mixed dormitory costs $9 a night while the deluxe room is only $20 a night.
SIARGAO INN BEACH RESORT
This property is a 18-minute walk from the beach. Siargao Inn Beach Resort offers accommodations in General Luna. The resort has a private beach area and water sports facilities, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Certain units include views of the sea or garden.
The rooms are equipped with a private bathroom. You will find babysitting service at the property. Professional surf lessons can also be arranged. Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including golfing, snorkeling and fishing. Rooms/units rate starts at $98 a night.
This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Denaville Resort is located in Santa Monica and has a private beach area and an outdoor swimming pool. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a shared lounge and room service, along with free WiFi.
The property has airport transportation, while a car rental service is also available. Rooms are complete with a private bathroom equipped with free toiletries, while some rooms also feature a seating area. The resort has a terrace. Their double deluxe room rate starts at $80 a night!
Are we missing one of your favorite Siargao beaches? Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!
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