After the long journey, we finally reached Siargao.
Our first plan was to stay in Wave Cave Surfer’s Lodge and Beach Bar. When we told the habal-habal driver where we were checking in, he immediately discouraged us as it was almost 2 miles away from the surf spot. We didn’t really listen and told him to just bring us there so that we can see for ourselves. The place was actually really neat and cozy, but Manong driver was right. It was far from the surf spot and going to and fro places could be a problem. We were looking for cheap resorts in Siargao but we also had to consider the resorts proximity to places. Manong driver then gave us a sales pitch which we willingly listened to so he drove us to Ocean 101 Beach Resort.
Upon entering the resort, I thought we were up for some pricey rooms but this time, our thought failed us luckily. We got a fan room (good for 2) for 750PHP per night. There was a much cheaper room but it will be have a common toilet and bath but Sheena normally prefers private toilet and bath so as not to disturb her uberly long showers (Yes, girls in general!). There are more resorts lined up in the shores of General Luna, so pick whichever fits your preferences.
We wasted time by just enjoying the sound of the waves and waiting for the setting sun. By sunset, we headed outside the resort to eat dinner (resort food are a bit pricey sometimes) but we didn’t miss trying Siargao’s famous Mango Rum that we bought inside the resort. After consuming one glass, we called it the night as we were headed for island hopping the next day.
Ocean 101 Beach Resort
Cloud 9, Gen. Luna, Siargao Island
Surigao del Norte, Philippines
Mobile: (63) 910 8480893 / (63) 919 8268837