Siargao is a tear-drop shaped island in the Philippine Sea situated 800 kilometers southeast of Manila in the province of Surigao del Norte. Siargao is one of the Philippines’ last pristine island and beach getaways. Famed for its surfing spot named “Cloud 9”.
The main reason travelers visit Siargao is for water sports, especially surfing. Generally, the peak tourist season for Siargao is between March and October as this is the dry season. The off-peak season would be November to February when tourists flock to enjoy the sun and the surf. For those who plan to go surfing, the best months would be August to November.
Cotabato Airpor - Cotabato Airport or also called as the Awang Airport operates for the Cotabato City, Maguindanao, and North Cotabato areas. It handles only domestic flights such as Philippine Airlines by PAL Express, Cebu Pacific by Cebgo and Cebu Pacific. The distance between this airport and the city is around 7 kilometres which take only 16 minutes of riding a car. There are several taxis available at the entrance of the airport. By taking a taxi, the taxi fare is around PHP 126.84.
Sayak Airport - The airport is also known as Siargao Airport. This airport is serving the general area of Siargao Island, located in the province of Surigao del Norte in the Philippines. The airport is located in Barangay Sayak in the municipality of Del Carmen. There are direct flights to Siargao Island from Cebu four times a week on Cebu Pacific. Prices for flights vary but expect to pay approximately PHP 2630 one way. Flight time is about 45 minutes.
Siargao’s climate 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. The average maximum temperature in Siargao is around 27 and 33 degree Celsius, while the average minimum is about 20 and 24 degree Celsius. While around December to February 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.