Siquijor is a tiny, serene, and laid-back island in the Central Visayas region, also known as the “healing island.” It’s one of the best places to travel in the Philippines because of its fascinating shoreline, rich culture, and awesome locals.
If you are someone who loves to travel, then consider adding Siquijor to your bucket list. Here are a few good reasons to do so:
1. Amazing Beaches
Siquijor has several picturesque beaches with powdery white sands and turquoise blue waters. You can also do many aquatic activities, such as kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, and swimming. Some of the best beaches on the island include Salagdoong Beach and Sabas Beach.
2. Stunning Waterfalls
The island is also home to many breathtaking waterfalls, such as Cambugahay Falls, which has three levels and a vast pool at the bottom. Lugnason Falls and Lagaan Falls feature vibrant blue water and are perfect for cliff jumping.
3. Beautiful Old Churches
Many towns in Siquijor have a centuries-old church dating to Spanish colonization. For example, the neoclassical style San Isidro Labrador Church in Lazi was completed in 1884. We recommend you visit the Our Lady of Divine Providence Church in Maria and St. Francis of Assisi Parish near the Siquijor Port.
4. Majestic Caves
For people who love spelunking or exploring caves, Siquijor has a lot to offer you guys! Cantabon cave has an underground river system and unique white rock formations such as Angel’s Bath and Shower Bell. Dacanay cave and Balji cave are also great sites to consider.
5. Abundant Seafood
Siquijor is teeming with aquatic life, and the locals have several unique seafood dishes you can try. We recommend their Sutukil establishments, where they usually prepare seafood in three ways– grilled, soup, and ceviche.
How To Get Your Money’s Worth When Travelling Siquijor?
Many of Siquijor’s famous tourist spots are close to one another, and you can fit in a few of them in a day in your itinerary. Please choose one of our trip packages and let us help you have a great time on the island.