15 BEST Resorts in Siargao: Experience the island life

Best resorts in Siargao - Siargao Bleu Resort

With tropical beaches and big waves ideal for surfing, Siargao Island in Surigao del Norte is definitely one of the best places to visit in the Philippines. Here we’ve compiled the best resorts in Siargao you can book for that perfect tropical getaway! 1. Point 303 Cloud 9 Resort Point 303 Cloud 9 Resort is a […]

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5 Days Itinerary to Barobo, Dinagat Island and Siargao

Travel guide and itinerary to Surigao and Dinagat Islands

Personally, I believe that Mindanao holds the most virgin areas in the Philippines and possibly the most unique local culture either. In our last trip, we headed to Barobo, Dinagat Island and then Siargao. Barobo is located in the province of Surigao del Sur, Dinagat in Dinagat Islands and finally Siargao in Surigao del Norte. […]

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Exploring Mindanao in 5 days: Davao, South Cotabato and Surigao del Sur

View deck of Lake Holon, South Cotabato

This July, I ventured with a good friend to Davao, South Cotabato and Surigao del Sur for 5 days and experienced the local culture of a remote lake community as well as numerous water activities. Months back, Kharl, whom I met from an outreach event years back, invited me  to climb Mount Apo in Davao. This was before […]

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Siargao’s Pride: Magpupungko Pool and General Luna

Magpupungko Pool and General Luna in Siargao

Ever since I’d seen a a video of Siargao from One Way Ticket, I’d been excited to visit Magpupungko Pool. Hali, meanwhile, was excited to surf in the world-famous Cloud 9 in General Luna. So you can imagine how looking forward we were to these visits. Magpupungko Pool Magpupungko Pool is located inside Buddha’s Surf Resort in Pilar, […]

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Sugba Lagoon and hidden beaches in del Carmen, Siargao

Sugba Lagoon and hidden beaches in del Carmen, Siargao

Siargao is known for its surfing and island hopping destinations, but few have heard, much more set foot, in del Carmen. Unbeknownst to many, it has many treasures: mangrove forests, the undeveloped Sugba Lagoon and hidden beaches. If I should describe the islands in del Carmen in one word, it would be “still.” During our tour, […]

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Another voluntourism trip: Off to Cebu and Siargao

Cloud 9 resort in Siargao

I was very excited about this trip because you know… Siargao! Virgin islands, surfing, the famous Magpupungko Rock Pool. To give you a bit of a background: this Cebu-Siargao trip is a project of Alon ng Pag-asa, a small group of travelers engaging in voluntourism in the Philippines. We planned this trip as requested and […]

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