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Demystifying Siquijor

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Siquijor, the third smallest province in the Philippines, may be an underrated destination but it will surprise every visitor with what it has to offer.

From Dumaguete Airport, Siquijor, known as Isla del Fuego or Island of Fire, can be reached by ferry in an hour. It has one of the cleanest ports that you’ll ever see in the Philippines. Once you step down from the ferry, you’ll be mesmerized by clear turquoise waters of this island.

Pristine white sand beaches, emerald waterfalls, centuries-old balete tree, quaint churches, —these are just some of the sights that Siquijor has to offer.

Explore this island with us and demystify the stories behind the healers of the island.

Inclusions Roundtrip Airport Transfers
Oceanjet Ferry Ticket from Dumaguete Port to Siquijor Port v.v.
Transfer from Siquijor Port to Resort and v.v.
3 Nights Stay at your chosen resort / lodge
Local Tour Guide
Entrance fees
Meals (3 Breakfast, 2 Lunch)
Chartered Van for 2 days for your Mountain Tour and Coastal Tour
Travel Insurance
Donation to the healer for the “bolo-bolo healing experience”
Exclusions Terminal Fee at Dumaguete Port (Php 30.00 to be paid on the spot)
Airfare (MNL-Dumaguete-MNL)
Other meals not stated
Personal effects
  • Departure
    All year-round
  • Dress Code
    Casual shirt and shorts for men and maxi-dress for women
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Day 1: Transit from Dumaguete to Siquijor

From Dumaguete Airport, your driver will bring you to the Dumaguete port to ride the Oceanjet Ferry on the way to Siquijor Port. Travel time is from 45 minutes to an hour.

Once you arrive at Siquijor Port, a vehicle will pick you up. Stop for a photo-op infront of the St. Francis of Assissi Church before proceeding to your lodging.

Relax. Enjoy the view of the sunset.

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Day 2: Seize the Day in Siquijor

Eat a filling breakfast and get your swimming gear ready. Your tour guide will pick you up from your lodge and bring you to Cambugahay Falls. Swing your way and plunge to the emerald waters.

Dry and cover up as you will visit the largest and oldest convent in Asia--the Lazi Convent. Across the convent, you may wish to visit the St. Isidore Church. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.

Soak your feet and experience the ticklish fish spa with the centuries-old balete tree in the background. Listen to the story of your tour guide as he tells the history of the mystical tree.

Return to your lodge for another stunning sunset as the day ends.

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Day 3: The healing COOLture in Siquijor

After your hearty breakfast for the day, your tour guide will tell more about the mysteries of the island and how healers are regarded in their community.

You will be visiting Mt. Bandilaan, home to the healers of Siquijor. Learn about their culture and experience a bolo-bolo healing ritual that will be performed. On this day, you will also get to know how natural herbs and oils are used to heal the body. For those who are seeking love, you may also try to ask about the love potions concocted by the mystique of the island.

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.

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Day 4: Homebound

Breathe in, breathe out. Take everything in before you leave the serene island of Siquijor. Your driver will bring you back to Dumaguete for your flight to Manila.

Note: Rate is quoted per person based on the number of pax traveling together. Price indicated herein is in Philippine Peso. All rooms are air-conditioned with ensuite toilet except for Glamping Siquijor which has a fan room and a shared bathroom.

Guests’ Headcount
Lodging 2 3 4 5 6 8 10
Isla Inn 12625 10894 8811 / 7450 /
Blue Wave Inn 13840 10894 9725 8747 8354 9162 /
Fig Sunset View Resort 14058 10705 9116 / 8450 6956 7118
Glamping Siquijor (fan room) 14738 11056 9238 8415 8295 7780 6650
Tropical FunTasea Resort 16128 13069 10625 / 10402 8511 8411
White Villas Resort 16890 13215 10396 /
Bermuda Triangle Bungalows Siquijor 18845 / 15030 / 13275 /

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

*Rates are not applicable during black-out/ peak periods (surcharges may apply)

*All bookings are non-refundable and non-transferrable. Cancellation policies of hotel will apply. Exceptions to this rule will apply with the following conditions: death(of passenger) / typhoon (natural disaster) may be taken into consideration under the discretion of tour operator and hotel supplier.

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