Dubbed as one of the best islands in Asia by Conde Nast Traveler, Siargao is a popular tourist destination in the Philippines that has already reopened to domestic tourists. The island is considered as the surfing capital of the Philippines which attracts local and foreign tourists pre-pandemic. Domestic tourists who wish to visit Siargao only need a handful of requirements, to know what you need, read the latest Siargao Travel Requirements.
If you are looking for places to visit on the island, make sure to include these top tourist spots in Siargao on your next vacation. Siargao is more than just a surfing spot, make sure to explore more amazing places to see on the island.
Although there are plenty of spots where sea waves make for a significant highlight, Cloud 9 makes for arguably the best surfing area in all of Siargao. Highlighting some of the best elements which make ideal surfing conditions, Cloud 9 easily establishes Siargao as the best than anywhere else in the country.
Magpupungko Tidal Pool
When we think of a swimming pool, we often think of a man-made crevice that is filled with chlorinated water in it meant for commercial purposes. But Magpupungko Tidal Pool is different—although itself commercialized, it’s an all-natural curvature carved by Mother Nature herself alongside a bigger body of water that is the ocean.
Tayangban Cave Pool
The path across the Tayangban Cave Pool can be scary as you would have to cross a distance that is dark—with an unsurprising habitation of bats—lit only by torches. But luckily, there is nothing more to it than just a slight induce of paranoia if you are not yet used to such elements. But, much like there is light at the end of the tunnel, the end of the short ordeal is rewarded with something fun as you finally reach the final destination, that is, the cave pool.
If you feel like your world is getting crowded and loved the idea of being by yourself, the tiny island of Guyam just across the main atoll of Siargao is an uninhabited island waiting to be visited. For the most part, it is just that, essentially as part of a group of landmasses popular among island-hopping tourists.
For an island set in the middle of the ocean, water defines Siargao. But while the sea conspicuously makes a great portion of it, inland there are also bodies of water, too. Taktak Falls is special in Siargao, however, in that it makes for the one and only running water coming from a high elevation.
Jumping from one island to the next is never ever complete when in Siargao when not including Daku Island which is arguably one of the best beaches in the area and also the largest among island sites. Aside from its relatively preserved natural appearance, part of the aesthetics of this island comes from its relative cleanliness which reflects the people’s concern about the island.
Do not let its name fool you into thinking that this atoll is a place filled with liberal people who hated the idea of clothing. Instead, it speaks of the very makeup of the outward appearance of the island itself which is described as having nothing more than bushes. For an island that is either dotted or abundant with palm trees, the relative absence of vegetation on Naked Island may indeed make it fit the label perfectly fine.
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