Photos by Club Tara and Nay Palad Hideaway
Siargao, hailed as the Surfing Capital of the Philippines, is a laidback island paradise lined with vast coconut plantations and natural rock formations. More than being a world-famous surfing spot, it is also home to beautiful natural Siargao tourist spots like Sugba Lagoon, Magpupungko Rock Pools, Maasin River and more.
Exploring Siargao in a day or two won’t be enough to explore its best surf spots, pristine islets, and enchanting lagoons. Finding the best resorts and hotels in Siargao will help you maximize your adventure in this idyllic paradise. Being home to unspoiled beaches, staying at beachfront resorts in Siargao will definitely give you the best views and the most relaxing escape to the tropics.
We've listed below the best Siargao beachfront resorts nestled in its major areas such as General Luna, San Isidro, and Socorro for you to choose from:
General Luna is one of the most visited destinations on the island where you can find an array of accommodation options such as beach resorts, hostels, and homestays. Most of these are Siargao resorts near Cloud 9, the island’s hottest surfing spot. Along General Luna’s main road are bars and restaurants where tourists head to experience Siargao’s lively nightlife scene.
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Less than 10KM away from Daku Island and Cloud 9, Nay Palad Hideaway is a luxurious beach resort that lets you experience barefoot luxury, thanks to its immaculate surroundings and powdery white sands. This all-inclusive resort has glass-walled villas furnished with cushioned hammocks, an indoor lounge, a private pool, a tree platform, and a fireplace.
All its villas have thatched roofs that resemble those bungalow accommodations in Bali. Fronting the panoramic sea view is a wellness spa and facility for yoga sessions and massage treatments. After all-day lounging on the beach and lazing on pool cabanas, you can drop by the restaurant to indulge in freshly cooked meals made with organic greens and herbs.
Photo by Michael Girman/Sandy Feet Siargao
One of the General Luna Siargao resorts that are worth checking out along Malinao Tourism Road is the Sandy Feet Siargao, a 4-star beachfront resort with five villas perfect for intimate getaways. The rooms are spacious with a balcony overlooking Malinao Beach. Cloud 9 is only 7KM away, while Naked Island and Daku Island are less than 5KM away.
Each suite has a kitchenette with a refrigerator, mini-bar, microwave, and a coffee/tea maker. Clothing and laundry facilities are also available, such as a closet, washing machine, dryer, and a dressing room. Come nighttime, you can grill some barbecue and have an alfresco dinner at the expansive outdoor veranda by the sea.
Photo by Bravo Beach Resort
If you’re on for a lively nightlife and vibrant surfing scene, you should check out Bravo Beach Resort, which is only 4.1KM away from Cloud 9 and 2.9KM away from Shaka Cafe, famous for smoothie bowls. Many local and international travelers choose to stay here to experience authentic island life. The food here is delicious and especially curated by the resort’s executive chef.
All rooms have a spacious outdoor terrace with a garden view, and each has a queen-sized bed with a large convertible sofa. The Surf Bunk is ideal for backpackers who like to stay in a shared room with 4 individual beds and lockers, plus a full lavatory.
The resort has separate villas, overlooking the Pesangan Reef and the Pacific Ocean. For those who want to hit the waves or laze on the white-sand beach, the sea is easily accessible from your villa room.
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Right at the heart of the Tourism Road in General Luna, Bulan Villas is a Bali-inspired accommodation featuring a sunset pool between tropical gardens and traditional villas. Its name is coined from a Malay-Bahasa origin which means “moon”. Its location is easy to find since it’s just across Mama’s Grill, a popular local eatery that is 69m away. Cloud 9 surfing spot is only 2.6KM past the resort.
Each villa has wooden furnishings, a thatched roof, and a ceiling with nipa and cogon leaves. There are 14 rooms spread among 4 villas, with amenities such as king-size or double-size beds, mosquito nets, and hot/cold shower. 8 fan rooms have shared bathroom facilities, while 6 air-conditioned rooms have spacious balconies.
Guests don’t have to go too far to dine local and international cuisines. The resort has a restaurant that serves Filipino options for breakfast, and authentic Italian Napolitana style pizza for dinner paired with Sicily wine.
Situated on the eastern part of Siargao, San Isidro is a lesser-known surfing destination dotted with laidback beach resorts. This spot is quieter than General Luna, and there are no establishments, bars, and restaurants nearby. You’ll have to walk to the village for a local barbeque stop. Its serene surroundings and big waves are ideal for surfing and relaxation.
Photo by Pacifico Beach Resort
Secluded in the northern part of Siargao and 50KM away from General Luna is an underrated surfing spot, the Pacifico Beach Resort. Its white-sand beach is equally captivating, which features big surf waves that locals call the “Big Wish”. The resort is close to Magpupungko Rock Pools, which is 10.8KM away.
A perfect way to start your day is by indulging in Western and Filipino dishes at the restaurant. You can attend yoga classes and lounge on the sand while gazing at tall coconuts to get the respite and relaxation you need. Each accommodation has a grand private terrace, a great spot to witness the sunrise and rolling sea waves.
The resort’s Garden House is ideal for groups since it has a spacious living area with couches, tables, and chairs for parties and other functions. For couples and families, the perfect room is the Beach House, which can accommodate 2 to 4 persons. Another option is the Kubo Hut with rattan windows and thatched roofs to keep the room cool with air flowing through its high ceiling.
Photo by Sailfishbay Surf & Big Game Fishing Lodge
Set in the middle of a small fishing village in the Pacific Ocean is the Sailfishbay Surf & Big Game Fishing Lodge, a 2-star accommodation alongside a famous left-hand surfing break on the northeast coast of Siargao Island. Some of the nearby tourist spots you can visit are Himaya North/South Beach and Magpupungko Rock Pools, which are 5KM and 11KM away.
The lodge offers fishing packages for guests who want to catch some fish. After soaking up in the warm sea breeze, feel free to take a rest in your sleeping quarters. You may opt to stay in a fan room or aircon room that is available for a one-night rental to three month’s rental or more. Each room has ensuite bathrooms, private balconies, and a TV with soundbars.
Often compared to the world-renowned lagoons of El Nido in Palawan, Socorro is home to the Bucas Grande Island, which features Sohoton National Park’s enchanting limestone formations and blue lagoons. Most of its oceanfront resorts feature overwater bungalows and floating cottages perched on stilts. Socorro is filled with secluded gems, including the stunning islets of Bucas Grande.
Photo by Club Tara Resort
Featuring overwater bungalows nestled on a private cove in Bucas Grande Island, Club Tara Resort bedazzles many travelers for its Maldives-like charm. Staying in its cottages afloat Sohoton Cove’s clear blue waters will give you the much-needed privacy and luxury you’ve always wanted. Less than 5KM away lies Sohoton Cave, Hayanggabon Port, Magkukuob Cave.
Among the resort’s notable amenities include a jacuzzi, hot tub, lounge, and outdoor pool with a poolside bar. But to truly capture the whole majestic scenery surrounding the resort, you’ll have to head to its private beach with cabanas or simply sit on the bay-view terrace overlooking the sea. Get pampered at the spa and drop by the restaurant to have your fill of Filipino food.
Photo by Enchanted Cove Resort
Another hidden retreat next to Sohoton Cove is the Enchanted Cove Resort. Its location is prime and pristine, which is only 6.2KM away from the stunning islets of Bucas Grande. The resort features 2-story traditional cottages spread over 4 dorm rooms. Connecting the cottages is a wooden pathway perched over the private lagoon, home to giant clams and corals. At night, you will see glow-in-the-dark planktons shimmering in the moonlit waters of the lagoon.
Guests have access to the restaurant, bar, and common area. You can watch TV with many movies to choose from or play board games in the lounge area. During laidback afternoons, feel free to go kayaking or boating around.
Known as the Little Hawaii of Siargao, the Burgos town boasts a prominent shoreline that locals often consider a Million Dollar View. Its breathtaking scenery is lined with palm trees and verdant greenery. More than its jaw-dropping beach view, Burgos features fine surf breaks for surfing enthusiasts.
Photo by White Sands Paradise Beach Resort
Tucked on a quiet yet stunning beach in Burgos town, the White Sands Paradise Beach Resort is a laidback accommodation in Siargao featuring tranquil rooms ideal for families. Its beachfront chalet-style room comes with a private balcony that opens up to sweeping sea views. The resort has proximity to Siargao’s famous coconut plantation, which is only 800m away.
All standard and deluxe family rooms are equipped with convenient amenities such as a comfortable seating area, flat-screen cable TV, and a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries. Each room has a strong WiFi connection, so guests will still feel connected while on vacation.
Kickstart your day by enjoying a delicious meal at the beach bar and restaurant. Then, try some fun activities such as biking, kayaking, snorkeling, and fishing. There is even a pool table for those who want to play billiards at the resort.
Most spots in Siargao can get busy during the day, so many tourists opt to head to the unspoiled yet equally captivating white-sand beaches like the Alegria Beach, which is located north of Siargao Island and 60KM past General Luna. Alegria is an alternative option to other surfing-dominated spots on the island.
DaRosa Del Mar Beach Resort
Photo by DaRosa Del Mar Beach Resort
unPrepare to be stned by the beautiful and pristine white-sand beach at DaRosa Del Mar Beach Resort, which is located on the northern end of Siargao Island. The sea is directly accessible from your own private cottage. It is also close to lesser-known Siargao spots like Taktak Falls, Burgos coastline, and BAYUD Surf Breaks; all less than 6KM away.
You can choose from its two types of accommodation: Superior Beachfront Bungalow and Deluxe Double Room. Fronting the nipa-style bungalows is a balcony with garden and sea views. All rooms are complete with a wardrobe, seating area, and an ensuite bathroom with a shower.
Spend a relaxing afternoon lounging on the garden hammocks or sunbathing on sun loungers by the beach. You can also try exciting watersports activities like snorkeling and canoeing. Then, drop by the restaurant and bar to have your fill of mouthwatering Filipino dishes paired with refreshing beverages.
Plan Your Dream Island Getaway to Siargao’s Best Beachfront Resorts
Spending a vacation in this idyllic paradise will let you experience the best surfing spots in the Philippines while also disconnecting from the busy city life. The world-famous surf breaks are located in Cloud 9, the hottest Siargao surfing spot. But, if you’re not a fan of big crowds, you can go to lesser-known beaches to catch the big waves.
Whether you’re a surfing enthusiast or a party goer and certified foodie at heart, you’ll surely fall in love with what’s in store for you in Siargao! Plan your next getaway, know where to stay in Siargao, and check out Siargao tours like island-hopping to its top islands, including Naked, Daku, and Guyam.