Siargao is one of the many islands that can be found in the Philippines. It is among the many reasons that the Philippines is very famous among tourists. Siargao has the shape of a teardrop. It has many coral and reefs, white beaches and crystal clear water. It is also the best place for surfing. Siargao is the best destination for tourists who would like to experience some time with nature and away from the concrete jungle.
There are many times of the year where Siargao can be the best place to fly to. Generally, the island has an average temperature of 29-35 degrees Celsius. The peak time to visit the city would be between March to October. It is the dry season at the island. Hence there will be lesser rain. However, the accommodations might be slightly higher. It is also the best time for tourists to kayak around the island seeing that the winds are not too strong. However, for those who come towards later of the year will be able to enjoy surfing as it is transitioning to the wet season, so the winds are stronger. Kiteboarding and windsurfing are also a very popular activity during the wet season. However, it is advisable to continually look into the weather pattern as typhoons tend to happen during the wet season. Therefore, it might temper with travel plans.
Laguindingan Airport – The Laguindingan Airport is the main airport that serves the area of Cagayan de Oro, Iligan and a few other provinces such as Misamis Oriental, Lanao del Norte, Bukidnon and also Mindanao. This airport is classified as a Principal Domestic Airport, which is also the second busiest airport in the Philippines. This airport is located around 46 kilometers from the city center, Cagayan de Oro, 57 kilometers from Iligan and only 4.17 kilometers from Laguindingan. This airport has been operating since June 15, 2013. The airlines that operate in this airport is Cebu Pacific, Cebgo, Philippines AirAsia and also Royal Air Philippines.
Sayak Airport – The airport in Siargao is Sayak Airport. It is the airport that connects Siargao Island to other parts of the Philippines. The airport is also serving the Surigao del Norte province in the Philippines. The airport got its name by being in the Barangay Sayak of the municipality of Del Carmen. This airport is a class 2 principal meaning that it is a minor domestic airport. There are not many airlines that operate here and they are Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and also Sky Jet. The destinations of these airlines are Cebu, Manila, Clark and Davao. The airport can accommodate 19 seater planes and has a 150 meters’ runway with facilities to accommodate bigger planes that can accommodate up to 100 passengers.
Siargao’s climate is similar to other parts of the Philippines, which is under the hot sun for most of the time. Usually, it will be warm and sunny throughout the years with little rains except for typhoon season which the weather can be unpredictable with heavy rains and thunderstorm. This will be towards the end of the year beginning of October. The average maximum temperature in Siargao is around 29 degree Celsius, while the average minimum is about 26 degree Celsius. While around March to October will be the peak of seasons because it will be the warm and pleasant season of the year. If you plan to visit Siargao during this season, make sure you book your flight and hotel early as both fill up quickly.