WEATHER IN SIARGAO
Siargao is great to visit all year round. It is usually sunny all year except during the rainy season which starts end of November and lasts till February. Rainy season can be many different things, rain all day for days or a little shower with sunny periods (still good surfing during this time). Average temperature of 28C year round.
The waves are best from August to February and surf spots vary depending on the wind direction. Kite surfing is available from December to February.
GETTING TO OUR PLACE
Best way to get to Siargao is to fly. There are 2 airline carriers flying to Siargao from Various locations in the Philippines. Please check their sites for departure cities and times.
Cebu Pacific Air
From the airport there are shared AC vans waiting there, pick any one of them and tell the driver to take you to ISLAND PACIFIC VILLAS. The price is 300php per person and the travel time is 45min.
You can also fly to Surigao City which is on the neighboring island and take the ferry to the port of Dapa on Siargao. There are several ferries departing from Surigao and keep in mind the last 2 boats depart at 12pm and 3pm (if operating).
From the port we can arrange a tricycle to pick you up, please inform us the day before your arrival by email or text which boat you will take and the driver will be waiting there for you with a sign with your name on it. The price is 300php for the trip for 2 persons and travel time is 25min.
MONEY / ATM
Cash can some times be hard to get on the island. It is suggested to bring cash with you for your stay on the island. There are 2 ATM's in General Luna but they do not accept all foreign cards and are often out of money.
Most Restaurants and shops on the island accept cash ONLY.
Money Exchange is available in General Luna at M'Lhullier or Palawan Express.
WHERE TO EAT
Siargao has a wide variety of cuisines to choose from. So it all depends on your taste that day. Here are a few of our favorites:
Mama's Grill - Local BBQ
Bravo - Spanish
Miquel's Taqueria - Mexican/Filipino street food
Lamari - Mix Cuisine **Our Favorite
Buonana - Vegan Ice Cream
Kalinaw - French Pasta & Pizza **Romantic setting
GETTING AROUND THE ISLAND
Best way is to hire a automatic Scooter which we have available for 400php/day. If you don't feel comfortable driving a scooter then there are several other options.
Binggo Tricycle - Self Drive or Hire Driver
Car Rental Siargao - Self Drive or Hire Driver
Or you can take Tricycle or Habal Habal (motorbike Taxi) for a more local experience which we can arrange for you upon request.
We have recently upgraded our WIFI on the property and is available in all public areas. Please note that Siargao is a remote island and has limited internet access and many factors effect the signal strength. We can not guarantee it is always working.