Heading over to the Surfing Capital of the Philippines anytime soon? Apart from listing down the must-do activities on the island, make sure to search for the ideal place where you’ll also get to relax and rejuvenate during your adventures on the island. Here’s our pick of the best places to stay in Siargao.
This eco-friendly resorted located in Siargao Island prides itself on recognizing its environmental responsibility. Apart from being awarded an Environmental Clearance Certificate by the Department of Energy and Natural Resources (DENR), Reef Beach Resort was also named winner of the Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice in 2016 – being in the top 2% of their category. Situated on the beach near the famous surf break Cloud 9, Reef Beach Resort has various activities for guests such as mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, and island hopping among others. Throughout your stay, magnificent views of the beach can be enjoyed from their beach front gym, large roof-top deck, and dining restaurant with beach front deck.
Find comfort in this calm paradise created by Isla Cabana Resort. Simple yet elegant – the two adjectives that describe the resort with its minimalist Asian contemporary architectural design. Each spot at the resort is surely ‘instagrammable’ as you won’t be able to resist taking photos of their outdoor landscapes, and relaxing scenic views. Isla Cabana Resort has made its mark for the sophistication it brings and its wide range of amenities – infinity pool, spa, kayak, and beach bar to name a few. Their in-house restaurant adds to the comfortable experience as they offer Asian and Western cuisine, and a wide selection of liquors, wine and cocktails.
Wake up to a beautiful beach view and experience serenity in this lush tropical beach front. Patrick’s on the Beach resort is the ideal location to try a range of activities while on the island – diving, snorkeling, stand-up paddle boarding, kite-boarding, hiking, and bird watching among others. With its breathtaking views and comfortable accommodation, this budget-friendly resort is a favorite honeymoon destination. As one of the established resorts in Siargao, Patrick’s on the Beach is also a go-to place for surfers seeking a less crowded environment. It has one of the most consistent surf breaks and you can surf right in front of Patrick’s. Apart from enjoying their spacious and clean cottages, guests can also treat themselves to delicious local or international cuisine.
By combining traditional Filipino construction and contemporary architecture, Bravo Beach Resort on Siargao Island isn’t your typical resort place. The so-called ‘Surfer’s Paradise’ ensures that guests will get an authentic experience by offering adventure, excellent service, comfort, and delicious cuisine in the island. Overlooking the Pesangan Reef and the Pacific Ocean, the wondrous view invites guests to paddle out to the waves, go for a thrilling adventure, or simply just relax on the white sand beach. Their in-house restaurant, which offers delectable Spanish dishes – tapas and paella – is headed by Executive Chef David Lopez who received the award for ‘Best Restaurant in the Philippines 2014’ from Tatler.
True to its name, Romantic Beach Villas of Siargao Island offers a charming and romantic experience to any guest on the Philippines’ Surf Capital. Aside from giving guests scenic views and a relaxing environment, this tropical resort maximizes your stay by providing full water and adventure activities such as scuba diving, island hopping, wakeboarding, and even whale shark tours to Leyte Island! The resort also recognizes that each guest seeks utmost comfort and a unique resort experience – hammocks to laze in all day while gazing at breathtaking views, an infinity pool that has color changing lighting at night, and a lagoon which can be as warm as 35 degrees celsius.
If you want excellent service, warm hospitality, and an affordable luxury resort, then Siargao Bleu Resort & Spa is the place to be! This Triple A resort in Siargao gives guests a luxurious experience by providing personalised butler service, luxurious accommodations in their floating cottages and even a special seafood dining experience to guarantee a grand and comfortable stay. Unlike other hotel and resorts which usually offer traditional island water activities, Siargao Bleu Resort takes a step further by offering Sunset Zumba and Water Aerobics. Kids and newbies can also take up diving and/or swimming lessons while those seeking relaxation can attend one of their yoga sessions.
Intimate boutique resort Dedon Island Siargao will now be known as Nay Palad Hideaway – starting March 29. From providing ultimate luxury to bringing your ideal beach getaway to life, Nay Palad Hideaway hopes to give guests a unique, sustainable paradise on the Island, allowing them to rejuvenate and get into a ‘barefoot state of mind.’ The resort is designed in a way that invites you to be comfortable with the outdoors, to find a private nook with an outstanding view. The resort also takes pride in local resources – featuring the works of local craftsmen who used local materials in all of the furnishings and meals tailored to use ingredients sourced locally when possible.
For those seeking a peaceful and intimate experience in the country’s Surf Capital, you might want to consider staying at Sandy Feet Siargao. Their four different kinds of villas are perfect for families or couples who are hoping for quality time on the island. It brings a cozy, quiet, and spacious atmosphere, giving a homey feeling while enjoying the picturesque views of three famous islands in Siargao – Daku Island, Naked Island, and Guyam Island. If you’re the type of person who also loves to lounge around while appreciating the beauty of the surroundings, you’ll love Sandy Feet Siargao’s large veranda (where you can dine in) and pristine shorelines perfect for barefoot walking.