The Summer Jewell of Mindanao

The Summer Jewell of Mindanao
Written by: Arnez Jewell Dotillos-Manlimos

Although summer about to say its goodbyes, there is a place in the south-eastern part of the Philippines, where it never meets its end. If you haven’t gone to a summer vacation yet, we highly suggest you to consider visiting the amazing paradise located at Mindanao, the Siargao Island.

We have always dreamt to spend our summer vacation at Siargao and when it finally happened, it did not, even a little, disappointed us. Our first destination was the famous Magpupungko Rock Pools, its scenic sand beach with natural rock formations & tidal pools will leave your mouth open in amazement and admiration. The crystal clear blue water made us all speechless. And if you are into jumping,there are multiple spots to get your backflip on. Magpupungko could really makes appreciate how astonishing nature could be.

Our next stop was the Naked Island, an island made of sand and some little bushes alone. Yes, there is nothing more to see there, but it’s being like that is what makes it precious. Its fine white sand embraces your feet as you walk along the island. It is indeed worth visiting.

And last but certainly not the least was the Daku Island. It is a pretty good chill spot. There you can venture into the palm forest. Its fine white sand, warm hearted locals, beautiful scenery and clear blue water will make you never want to leave. Daku Island is so perfect that you will know what "love at first sight" really is. This Island should really be witnessed and experienced by everyone.

Overall, the trip we just had at Siargao was indeed a memory worthy to treasure. What makes our trip even more satisfying was because we were able to experience it together with dear friends. Remember, nothing could make a place endearing, but being with people you know you love and loves you back.

About Siargao

Siargao is composed of 48 islands and islets-politically divided into nine municipalities: Burgos, Dapa, Del Carmen, Gen. luna, Pilar, San Benito, San Isidro, Santa Monica, and Socorro. Read more...

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