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SIQUIJOR

Isla del Fuego

(Island of Fire)

Beach | Falls | Swing | Cliff Jump | Churches

When the Spaniards, during the colonial times, first noticed this island, it was glowing from afar. They thought the island was on fire. But when they landed, they discovered that fireflies create the burning glow, hence, they called it Isla del Fuego.

Places to Visit in Siquijor

1. Paliton Beach | 2. Century Old Balete Tree | 3. Lazi Church | 4. Lazi Convent | 5. Cambugahay Falls | 6. Salagdoong Beach | 7. Footbridge at Cangmalalag | 8. Siquijor Church | 9. San Juan Beach

Where is Siquijor?

Central Vizayas

South of Cebu Island, across Dumaguete

How do I get from Dumaguete to Siquijor and back

Ferry option: 

How do I get from Dumaguete to Siquijor

1. Buy boat ticket at Dumaguete Port going to Siquijor or Larena

*Schedule: Montenegro Lines, Daily, 5am/7am/10am/12nn/2pm

*Duration: 2hrs

*Estimate fare: Php180

How do I get from Siquijor to Dumaguete

1. Buy boat ticket at Larena Port going to Dumaguete

*Schedule: Montenegro Lines, Daily, 7.30am/10am/2pm/4.30pm/7.30pm

*Duration: 2hrs

*Estimate fare: Php180

How do I get from Manila to Siquijor

All fly options: How do I get from Manila to Siquijor

1. Fly to Cebu Mactan International Airport (code: CEB) via Philippine Airlines/ Cebu Pacific/ Air Asia 

2. Connect flight to Siquijor Airport via Air Juan

Fly + Ferry option: How do I get from Manila to Siquijor

1. Fly to Dumaguete Sibulan Aiport (code: DGT) via Philippine Airlines/ Cebu Pacific

2. Travel from airport to Dumaguete port via tricycle or multicab

*Estimate fare: Php20, 10 mins

3. Follow blog entry "How do I get from Dumaguete to Siquijor"

How do I get from Siquijor to Manila

All fly options: How do I get from Siquijor to Manila

1. Fly from Siquijor Airport to Cebu Mactan International Airport (code: CEB) via Air Juan

2. Connect flight to Manila (code: MNL)

Fly + Ferry option: How do I get from Manila to Siquijor

1. Follow blog entry"How do I get from Siquijor to Dumaguete"

2. Travel from Dumaguete port to Dumaguete Sibulan Airport (code: DGT) via tricycle or multicab

*Estimate fare: Php20, 10 mins

3. Fly to Manila International Airport (code: MNL) via Philippine Airlines/ Cebu Pacific

How do I get from Cebu to Siquijor

Fly options: How do I get from Cebu to Siquijor

1. Fly from Cebu Mactan International Aiport (code: CEB) to Siquijor Airport via Air Juan

Direct Ferry option: How do I get from Cebu to Siquijor

1. Lite Shipping, Cebu-Larena

*Schedule: Mon/Wed/Sat, Pier 1, 1:00pm

*Duration: 10.5hrs

*Estimate Fare: Php400 Eco, Php420 Std, Php 530 Tourist

Bus + Ferry option: How do I get from Cebu to Siquijor

1. Travel from South Bus Terminal to Santander Liloan

*Schedule: Daily, bus departs every 30mins

*Duration: 4hrs

*Estimate Fare: Php200

2. Catch the boat from Santander to Larena, Siquijor via Maayo Shipping

*Schedule: Daily, 10am only

*Duration: 2hrs

*Estimate Fare: Php200

Ferry + Ferry option: How do I get from Cebu to Siquijor

1. Travel from Cebu to Dumaguete via Boat/Ferry

*Schedule: Cokaliong, Mon/Tue/Wed/Fri, 7pm

*Duration: 7hrs

*Estimate Fare: Php355 Eco, Php680 Tourist, Php850 Cabin

2. Follow blog entry "How do I get from Dumaguete to Siquijor"

How do I get from Siquijor to Cebu

Fly options: How do I get from Siquijor to Cebu

1. Fly from Siquijor Airport to Cebu Mactan International Aiport (code: CEB) via Air Juan

Direct Ferry option: How do I get from Siquijor to Cebu

1. Lite Shipping, Larena-Cebu

*Schedule: Tue/Thur/Sun, Larena Port, 7:00pm

*Duration: 9hrs

*Estimate Fare: Php400 Eco, Php420 Std, Php 530 Tourist

Ferry + Bus option: How do I get from Siquijor to Cebu

1. Catch the boat from Larena Port to Lilo-an, Santander via Maayo Shipping

*Schedule: Daily, 5pm only

*Duration: 2hrs

*Estimate Fare: Php200

2. Travel from Lilo-an Santander to South Bus Terminal, Cebu City

*Schedule: Daily, bus departs every 30mins

*Duration: 4hrs

*Estimate Fare: Php200

Ferry + Ferry option: How do I get from Siquijor to Cebu

1. Follow blog entry "How do I get from Siquijor to Dumaguete"

2. Travel from Dumaguete to Cebu via Boat/Ferry

*Schedule: Cokaliong, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun, 12mn

*Duration: 7hrs

*Estimate Fare: Php355 Eco, Php680 Tourist, Php850 Cabin

How do I get from Boracay to Siquijor and back

How do I get from Boracay to Siquijor

There is no direct flight from Boracay (Caticlan or Kalibo) to Siquijor. The fastest way is all fight options but transit to Cebu. But for budget travel, you can fly from Caticlan Airport (code: MPH) or Kalibo International Airport (code: KLO) to Cebu via Philippine Airlines/ Cebu Pacific/ Air Asia, then follow blog entry "How do I get from Cebu to Siquijor.

How do I get from Siquijor to Boracay

Also no direct flight, but you can follow blog entry "How do I get from Siquijor to Cebu" then from Cebu International Airport (code: CEB), fly to Kalibo International Airport (code: KLO) or Caticlan Airport (code: MPH) via Philippine Airlines/ Cebu Pacific/ Air Asia.

How do I get from Siargao to Siquijor and back

How do I get from Siargao to Siquijor

No direct flight from Siargao to Siquijor but travelers from Siargao can transit first to Cebu then follow the blog entry "How do I get from Cebu to Siquijor". Cebu International Airport (code: CEB) is nearest airport going to Siquijor from a direct flight from Siargao - Sayak Airport (code: IAO). Fly with Philippine Airlines or Cebu Pacific

How do I get from Siquijor to Siargao

Follow blog entry "How do I get from Siquijor to Cebu" then fly from Cebu Mactan International Airport (code: CEB) to Siargao- Sayak Airport (code: IAO) via Philippine Airlines or Cebu Pacific.

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Siquijor Itinerary 3D/2N

Sample itinerary for Siquijor

Below is a suggested itinerary to enjoy Siquijor. Depending on your pacing, you can do everything in 2 days or extend a few more days for a pure chill trip.

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  • How much budget for 3D2N in Siquijor?
    Hotel - 800php (2 nights) Motorbike- 700php (2 days) Entrance Fees- 90Php
  • Where did I stay in Siquijor?
    JJ's Backpackers in San Juan, Siquijor
  • Best time to visit Siquijor?
    Summer will always be the best -late March to May- but a sunny day in any time of the year is just perfect.
  • High speed internet in Siquijor?
    LTE is available in the main areas. My hostel provide wifi access but only at the lobby
  • Are there ATM in Siquijor?
    Yes! There are few banks with ATM at Siquijor town proper. Make sure to bring cash when roaming as most of the transactions are cash basis.
  • Party Place in Siquijor?
    I haven't seen one. Let me know if they have. By 9pm, no more crowd in streets.
  • Recommended itinerary for weekend chill in Siquijor?
    Day1 -Cambugahay Falls -Salagdoong Beach Day 2 -Chill at Paliton Beach
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