Siquijor is a small island in Visayas. Siquijor Island or Isla del Fuego as the Spanish named it, due to the intensity of fire flies lies some 22 km east of Southern Negros. Legend has it that Siquijor rose from the sea during a tremendous thunder storm sited as evidence is fossils and shells which can still be found in Mount Bandila-an, Siquijor's highest point. While the coastline is mostly white sand beaches, oceans full of tropical marine life the interiour is mountainous.
Salagdoong Beach 6 kms northeast of Maria. Favourite with the locals and great for swimming and snorkelling. There are also water slides and places to dive into the sea.
Kagusuan Beach Noted for its picturesque seascape and rock formation, it is situated below a cliff and accessible by concrete staircase.
Siquijor Beach Several white sand beach resorts dot the coastal areas.
San Juan Beach Lots of beach resorts and great for snorkelling and scuba diving.
Cambugahay Falls Impressive 3 tiered waterfalls just outside Lazi. Great for swimming.
Lugnason Falls Nice waterfall close to San Juan.
Capilay Spring Park A natural spring fed swimming pool in the centre of San Juan. A favourite with the locals at weekends.
Cantabon Cave Takes 1.5 hrs to walk through and you need to register in the town before venturing inside. Local guide required (they hang around the cave) as the cave is locked up.
San Isidro Labrador Convent Reputed to be the biggest and one of the oldest convents in the Philippines, the Spaniards started construction in 1887 and was completed in 1894. Declared as a historical landmark by the Philippine Historical Commission.
Buterfly Sanctuary Just outside Cang-apa. Sign posted from the main road.
Balete Tree Supposedly enchanted old tree covered in hundreds of roots and vines.
Joyjoy's Restaurant, at the beginning of he Pier of Siquijor town.
Sakura Restuarant, in the center of town. They have a variety of dishes. P 40 and up. Great chicken curry and soups.
Sammy's Pizza, right in the center.
Villa Marmarine, three kilometers north of Siquijor going towards Larena. Good food, maybe the best on the island.
Crosspoint, in center of town in Larena.
Al Capone's Pizzeria, Marjunnix Building (Corner Logarta and Legaspi Streets), ☎ 3442260. 10AM-midnight. Great pizza using 100% imported meats and chesses. Awesome sandwiches on french baguettes.edit
Hollyette's Restaurant & Bar, North Poblacion Larena (in the City of Larena, close to Larena Pier), ☎ +63-(0)35-377-2368, . From 9AM. International restaurant, very clean and always well stocked. Guaranteed best food on the Island of Siquijor. Imported and local drinks. Sports bar with 32" Cable TV. Alternate room reservations at local rate. Domestic flight bookings. Aberration Dive Club. Free WiFi Internet DSL-Connection. edit
The Kawayan Holiday Resort has two restaurants in top location. The main restaurant is serving you international cuisine and it is located directly next to the swimming pool with "Infinity" look that gives you also direct views to the sunset and "Apo Island". The Restaurant provides also a big lounge area around the pool.
We offer our guests a varied menu with selected international and national courts. Mainly from Europe, Japan and the Philippines.
On our daily menu card, we offer special creations from our kitchen as well as the fresh catch of our local fishermen (Catch Of The Day).
Our internationally experienced kitchen staff puts emphasis on high standards of preparation and presentation of various dishes. It almost exclusively fresh ingredients are used.
Most people stay in some resort next to the beach around the island like San Juan. One quiet and bit remote option is the northwest tip of the island. If you don't mind staying away from the beach try Swiss Star in Siquijor town. It's a good value for money.
Kiwi Dive Resort, Sandugan Beach, Siquijor Island, ☎ 0354240534 (firstname.lastname@example.org), . checkin: 12; checkout: 12. Located in the quiet northern tip of the island. Cottages with kitchen and rooms available. Daily scuba diving and massage available. Friendly Staff. Free Wifi.From 490 Pesos. edit
Cliff Side Resort Sandugan Beach, Siquijor Island. 1,000 PHP (Feb 2013) fan, cold water. This is a new resort right on the beach, just down from Kiwi Dive
Czars Place Just outside San Juan. The other side of the road from the beach. Double rooms with bathroom for 500 pesos per night.
JJ Backpackers Situated on San Juan beach. Dormitory available and one double room. Restaurant with good food available too. Prices from 250 Pesos per person (Dorm).
Casa de la Playa ( http://www.siquijorcasa.com/beach_resort_siquijor.htm ) is a great little resort with different cottages form P 1100 and up. Nice restaurant. Nice white beach; great for swimming. Casa de la Playa is a great place to rest and read a book, no T.V. Cell: 09173232656
Dastraum Same owner as Joyjoy's restaurant. Rooms for P 300 and up. Talk to Joyjoy at her restaurant.
Villa Marmarine Near Siquijor Town on the way to Larena. It has a decked restaurant and a clean kitchen with very good food. There are grand and unique cottages of various size and cost. All have sea views. The landscaped beach is well maintained and cleaned every morning. There are lots of hammocks and a pleasant garden with soft grass. Free WI-FI. http://www.marmarine.jp/en/index.html
The KAWAYAN HOLIDAY RESORT is the place for your perfect holiday. Spend your holidays in a family atmosphere.
The predicate "unique" deserves the splendid and unique view of the sea towards the sunset and the world-famous diving spots Apo Island. Not to mention the unique rocky landscape on the island surrounded by turquoise and warm tropical water.
The resort has its own professional dive center and two private diving boats. We offer daily diving along the coast of Siquijor as well as day trips to three other dive spots (depending on number of divers), which are 1 ½ to 2 ½ hours away from the resort.
On our doorstep is the most magnificent house reef is located on Siquijor, directly in a marine sanctuary. Here revealed to you a breathtaking and unspoiled underwater world, which boasts a colorful variety of species. Perfect for snorkelers and divers.