A coastline blessed with stunning natural wonders devoid of mass tourism, Surigao del Sur is your dream holiday get-away.
Visit the horseshoe-shaped island in Cagwait Beach is fringed with trees and glimmering waters. Swim, get tanned, and camp in this serene enclave. Britania Group of Islands is a must-do activity if you fancy island hopping. Get acquainted with the 24 islets rising above the seafloor. Marvel at the sight of Kanlota, Taguan, Minasingin, Isla Verde, and Panlanggan Forest Island among others. Then end the day by camping in Boslon Island.
Dive into the deep cerulean waters of the Enchanted River in Hinatuan. Its shallow part that opens to the sea has emerald waters. At noon, feed the schools of orange fish and be mesmerized by the mystical sight of orange against blue!
Surfing in Surigao del Sur is widely known and have been one of the local and tourist attractions. This extreme sport can be found in Cantilan and Lanuza. Another sport being played is the skimboarding in which several municipalities has been attracting tourists. Go chase the Magkawas Falls and take a dip in its refreshing catch basin. Nearby, you can find the striking Lanuza Marine Park, an impeccable spot for diving and snorkeling!
Surigao del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the CARAGA region in Mindanao. Its capital is Tandag City. Surigao del Sur is located at the eastern coast of Mindanao and faces the Philippine Sea.
Getting there by air, there are daily flights from Manila to Butuan City, where the nearest airport is located.
By sea, if coming in from the north the nearest port is Lipata (Surigao del Norte) with ferries running to and from Manila, Cebu and Liloan (Southern Leyte). Nasipit port located in Butuan is closer the southern part of Surigao del Sur.
By land, from Davao City’s Ecoland terminal, take a bus bound for Mangagoy (Bislig). From Butuan Integrated Bus Terminal in Butuan City (Agusan del Norte), there are buses that go directly to Mangagoy (Bislig). From San Franz (Agusan del Sur) there are also buses and vans bound for Mangagoy (Bislig).