Siargao is a wonder island of Surigao del Norte, Philippines. It has an estimated population of 94,273. Siargao is a tear-drop shaped island in the Philippines Sea situated 800 kilometers southeast of Manila in the province of Surigao del Norte. The eastern part of Siargao is such an Art Skye’s coast is relatively straight with one deep inlet, Port Pilar. The coastline is marked by a succession of reefs, small points and white sandy beaches. The neighboring island and islets have similar landforms.
Siargao Island contains the largest mangrove forest reserves in Mindanao, at Del Carmen. Long stretches of wetlands indicate a potential for commercial seaweed propagation. Siargao is greatly influenced by the winds and currents coming uninterrupted from the pacific ocean, intensified by the Mindanao current running westward through the Siargao Strait.
The islands Pacific-facing reefs are situated on the edge of the Philippine Trench, and the extremely deep offshore waters assure the ocean swells have undiluted power when they encounter the many coral and rock reefs.
Siargao has excellent surfing conditions, particularly during the southwest “ habagat” monsoon from August to November, when the prevailing wind id offshore.
Siargao Island is now very popular for holiday destination and adventure trip. Many celebrities are spotted spending free time in the island with friends.