Camiguin Island is perhaps one of the most underrated destinations in the Philippines. Formed from volcanic eruptions and earthquakes in the distant past, this island in Mindanao is known for its natural attractions including beaches — especially snorkeling and diving spots, waterfalls, and lush mountains including the active volcano called Mount Hibok-Hibok. Camiguin isn’t just for nature or adventure lovers though — it’s also an ideal destination for families, with plenty of tourist attractions and activities that children can enjoy.
In this article, we’ll tell you the best Camiguin resorts and hotels that you can choose from.
- 1. Bintana sa Paraiso – Binunsaran
- 2. Bintana sa Paraiso – Naasag
- 3. Nouveau Resort
- 4. Paras Beach Resort
- 5. Balai sa Baibai
- 6. Tongatok Cliff Resort
- 7. Camiguin Volcan Beach Eco Retreat & Dive Resort
- 8. Somewhere Else Boutique Resort
- 9. Haruhay Eco-Beach Tavern
- 10. Kurma Eco Beach Lodge
- 11. Camiguin Volcano Houses
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1. Bintana sa Paraiso – Binunsaran
Bintana sa Paraiso – Binunsaran is without a doubt one of the top resorts in Camiguin. Situated on a hillside surrounded by lush trees and a unique overlooking view of the White Island, this resort is a great place to relax and unwind. It’s especially a great choice for couples.
This mountain resort offers native-style airconditioned rooms equipped with modern comforts, an IG-worthy pool, a highly acclaimed restaurant called Joshua + Luke, and alfresco areas where you can hang out and enjoy your food. The resort also offers other activities that will make your stay more memorable, including breakfast trays in pools and kawa hot bath.
This Camiguin resort is several minutes away from the town proper and is close to attractions such as Tuasan Falls and Mount Hibok-Hibok. You can commute to get here or avail of the resort’s transport services for easy transfer.
Book your stay at Bintana sa Paraiso Binunsaran.
2. Bintana sa Paraiso – Naasag
If you’re looking for Camiguin resorts with beachfront location, check out Bintana sa Paraiso – Naasag. This award-winning resort sits at the foot of Mount Hibok-Hibok, offering beautiful rooms with private pool where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Bohol Sea.
This resort also offers personal butler service, daily housekeeping, excellent poolside service and amenities, and access to Bintana sa Paraiso – Binunsaran.
For the activities, the resort has its own private beachfront and is close to a secluded hot spring where you can relax especially on cool days. Massage services, private sunset dinner, and island tours are also available.
Book your stay at Bintana sa Paraiso Naasag.
3. Nouveau Resort
As of this writing, Nouveau Resort stands as the most luxurious resort in Camiguin. It’s perfect for couples who want to have a pleasant vacation, as well as families and friends.
This beachfront resort in the island offers top-notch amenities, including a 400-meter shoreline located across Mantigue Island, an Olympic-sized pool, a splash park for kids, a family recreation center, a park, a beauty and wellness center, a gym, an artisan shop, and specialty dining options.
You can choose among a range of luxurious rooms, each equipped with modern comforts including a bathroom with hot and cold shower, flat-screen TV, mini-bar, refrigerator, tea and coffee maker, bathrobe and slippers, and complimentary toiletries.
Book your stay at Nouveau Resort.
4. Paras Beach Resort
This 3-star beach resort in Camiguin is a great option due to its convenient location. It is a short ride away from the capital town of Mambajao and also serves as a jump-off point to White Island, which can be seen at the resort.
It offers different types of accommodations, from standard rooms to dormitories, family rooms, and cottages made to resemble a house. There is also a swimming pool and a restaurant serving local and international dishes, as well as cocktails and various drinks so you can enjoy the beach with a cool drink in hand.
Book your stay at Paras Beach Resort.
5. Balai sa Baibai
Balai sa Baibai is one of the best luxurious beach resorts in Camiguin. Its name is derived from a Visayan phrase meaning “house by the beach,” and this resort serves as “your relaxing home by the sea.” This is a great option for those who are looking for a nice resort in Camiguin and those interested in water activities.
At this resort in Camiguin, you can enjoy the crystal-clear shore of Agoho Beach or engage in fun watersports including kayaking, snorkeling, diving, and more. You can also indulge in relaxing spa and massage services. Other resort facilities include a swimming pool, a beachfront restaurant serving Filipino and international dishes, a sunset bar, and its own dive center.
For the rooms, you can choose from Garden Rooms, Pool View Rooms, Beach Front Villa, and Villas with Private Pool. The rooms feature Balinese aesthetics and modern furnishes and are embedded in a relaxing garden.
Important note: To keep the relaxing and tranquil atmosphere in the resort, children under 12 years are not allowed.
Book your stay at Balai sa Baibai.
6. Tongatok Cliff Resort
Tongatok Cliff Resort is a family-oriented resort ideal for those who are looking for a quiet accommodation in the island. With a great oceanview location, it is mostly known for its spectacular sunsets — as well as personalized service to guests.
Its accommodations include the Cliff Villa and Premium Apartments, which are fitted with a living room, kitchenette, and/or private terrace. Enjoy the comforts of your room, indulge in local and international dishes at their in-house restaurant, or head down to the swimming pool or private beach for a swim. You can also avail of other fun activities ideal for the family, including fishing and speedboat rides.
This Camiguin beach resort is a short distance away from the nearest town and the White Island.
Book your stay at Tongatok Cliff Resort.
7. Camiguin Volcan Beach Eco Retreat & Dive Resort
Located on the northwest coast of Camiguin, this resort offers a place of relaxation, snorkeling, and diving. Over the years, it has established itself as one of the top-rated resorts in Camiguin.
Camiguin Volcan Beach Eco Retreat & Dive Resort has a house reef perfect for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts. They also offer a variety of outdoor activities including kayaking, mountain biking, eco-tours by foot, as well as massage and wellness services. An in-house restaurant serves delicious local dishes, including different meats, seafood, and greens from their own garden.
They offer a range of fan and airconditioned rooms. You can choose among the Standard Rooms, Superior Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Beach Cottages, and Beach Villas.
Book your stay at Camiguin Volcan Beach Eco Retreat & Dive Resort.
8. Somewhere Else Boutique Resort
Somewhere Else Boutique Resort is a luxury resort in Camiguin that will make you feel like you’re in paradise. It offers airconditioned villas surrounded with coconut trees, perfect for those who want to stay in a comfort in the island.
Each villa has airconditioning, private bathroom, seating areas, dining areas, a mini bar – and spectacular ocean views. There is also free WIFI and breakfast served at your villa.
This Camiguin resort features a beautiful swimming pool, an in-house restaurant, gardens, and barbecue facilities. Activities include biking, boating, fishing, and caving.
Book your stay at Somewhere Else Boutique Resort.
9. Haruhay Eco-Beach Tavern
Haruhay Eco-Beach Tavern is one of the newest beachfront Camiguin resorts, offering a calming retreat for guests. It’s also proud to be an eco-conscious accommodation with an in-house restaurant serving delicious vegan food called Daos Beach Bistro.
They offer a limited number of beautiful, eco-friendly cottages. Each one comes with a loft and private toilet and bath. There is no aircon — instead, you can enjoy the fresh sea breeze in your room! The cottages come in reasonable rates, so they are perfect for budget travelers too.
Stay here to enjoy a peaceful retreat in Camiguin. You can also join the weekly yoga session, bonfire at night, and firefly watching (depending on the season).
This Camiguin beach resort is 5 minutes away from the island airport and is also close to Mambajao.
10. Kurma Eco Beach Lodge
Kurma Eco Beach Lodge is one of the best Camiguin resorts especially for those who love adventure. Cozy and homey, this resort offers a community for enthusiasts of yoga, freediving, and scuba diving. It regularly hosts events where you can join like-minded people in exploring the best Camiguin tourist spots and dive sites.
Accommodations are reasonably priced as well. Choose from airconditioned or fan Ocean View Room or a Family Room if you are in a group of 4 people.
This Camiguin resort has an in-house restaurant that serves delicious soul food, with plenty of vegetarian options. Themed barbecue events are also held regularly, as well as an international brunch buffet every first Sunday of the month.
Book your stay at Kurma Eco Beach Lodge.
11. Camiguin Volcano Houses
Camiguin Volcano Houses is one of the most IG-worthy accommodations in Camiguin. Located along the slopes of Mount Hibok-Hibok — one of the many active volcanoes in the island, this resort offers a chance to relax and get away from the noise of the cities.
This resort offers beautiful guest rooms and common amenities, including a kitchen where you can bring your own food and cook, TV, and a projector screen. There is WIFI, although as the resort is located high up on the mountain, expect slow internet connection.
Book a stay in this resort to commune with nature. However, also take note of its distant location from the town and other tourist attractions in Camiguin.
Book your stay at Camiguin Volcano Houses.
- You can choose among different types of resorts in Camiguin — whether it’s beachfront or located in the mountains. If you want to stay in the middle of everything, choose a resort in the capital of the island: Mambajao.
- Some areas in the island do not have public transport, but you can easily charter a motorcycle or tricycle for a ride or avail of your resort’s transport services.
That concludes our top picks for the best Camiguin resorts and hotels! Do you have other recommendations? Let us know in the comment section below!
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Planning a trip to Camiguin? Here are our guides about Camiguin!
- Camiguin: Travel Guide and Itinerary
- Camiguin Tourist Spots + Things to Do
- Mantigue Island
- Giant Clam Sanctuary
- Best Resorts in Camiguin
- Where to Stay in Camiguin: Bintana sa Paraiso
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Katherine Cortes is a 30-something freelance writer/editor. She likes beaches, snorkeling trips, and relaxing staycations (preferably with bath tubs!).