TUBOD MARINE SANCTUARY

Recognized as one of the most visited marine sanctuaries and snorkeling areas of the Island, Tubod Marine Sanctuary nurtures a beautiful coral nest of different marine life.

  • Bring your own containers and utensils. There are many restaurants along the area where visitors can take-out their food/drinks and bring to the beach side. Lessen plastic consumption by bringing reusable containers.
  • Bring a bag for trash. In case the nearby waste area is not available, do bring a separate bag for trash to keep the area preserved.
  • Don't touch marine life. When snorkeling, avoid touching the fishes and corals, as this causes great wildlife disturbance.

How to get there:

1. All beaches can be reached via habal-habal. Simply ask your driver to take you to Solangon Beach.
2. The habal-habal fee will cost around P200 to P700 per trip, depending on where you're coming from.
3. It is recommended that you agree on a day's itinerary with your driver based on the destinations you'd like to visit for a fixed rate of P1,000.

SOLANGON BEACH

Found in the town of San Juan, Solangon Beach’s sparkling blue water and powdery white sand accompanied by tall palm trees swaying over you is another beach to be desired by those wanting to unwind and relax. Although its beach isn’t as ideal for swimming like Siquijor’s other beaches, you can still take dip in its shallow glassy waters to cool off the heat of the day. Nonetheless, it’s still a great choice for relaxing, so don’t forget to pack your favorite book, fix your music playlist, and bring that cold drink as you watch time pass you by.

  • Bring your own containers and utensils. There are many restaurants along the area where visitors can take-out their food/drinks and bring to the beach side. Lessen plastic consumption by bringing reusable containers.
  • Bring a bag for trash. In case the nearby waste area is not available, do bring a separate bag for trash to keep the area preserved.

How to get there:

1. All beaches can be reached via habal-habal. Simply ask your driver to take you to Solangon Beach.
2. The habal-habal fee will cost around P200 to P700 per trip, depending on where you're coming from.
3. It is recommended that you agree on a day's itinerary with your driver based on the destinations you'd like to visit for a fixed rate of P1,000.

SALAGDOONG BEACH

Whether you’re looking to lounge on its white rocky sand, or cliff jump into its crystal blue water, the town of Maria’s Salagdoong Beach is perfect for family get togethers or just sunbathing and snorkeling with your friends (or by yourself if you prefer). Due to earning much attention from tourists, local authorities have added a bridge, slide and two diving platforms for adrenaline seekers. The lower platform, measured to be about 7 meters high from the water, is perfect for first time jumpers. For those wanting a lingering thrill, the highest platform being 10 meters high, gives you a beautiful view beyond the Island’s horizon. Although, it’s important to check forecasts beforehand since cliff jumping is only possible when it’s high tide. If a day’s visit isn’t enough, you can check in with the local resort, Hotel Agripino, and rent their cottages. There’s also a nearby restaurant if you get hungry. After an afternoon of swimming and relaxing, end the day on a high note with its serene sunset.

  • Bring your own containers and utensils. There are many restaurants along the area where visitors can take-out their food/drinks and bring to the beach side. Lessen plastic consumption by bringing reusable containers.
  • Bring a bag for trash. In case the nearby waste area is not available, do bring a separate bag for trash to keep the area preserved.
  • Don't touch marine life. When snorkeling, avoid touching the fishes and corals, as this causes great wildlife disturbance.

How to get there:

1. All beaches can be reached via habal-habal. Simply ask your driver to take you to Solangon Beach.
2. The habal-habal fee will cost around P200 to P700 per trip, depending on where you're coming from.
3. It is recommended that you agree on a day's itinerary with your driver based on the destinations you'd like to visit for a fixed rate of P1,000.

PALITON BEACH

Almost undeveloped, Paliton Beach of San Juan has an untouched, virgin nature that remains the ideal destination for those looking for that perfect R&R. However, the beach isn’t as ideal for snorkelling as the white sand turns into sea grass, revealing little marine life. Regardless, its grove of tall palm trees, its long stretch of crystal, white sand topped by the scenery of a horizon of the glowing, blue sea makes it the one of the most picture perfect beaches.

  • Bring your own containers. There are stores where visitors can buy food and bring to the beach side. Lessen plastic consumption by bringing reusable containers.
  • Bring a bag for trash. In case the nearby waste area is not available, do bring a separate bag for trash to keep the area preserved.
  • Return alcoholic bottles when finished. As visitors can buy alcoholic beverages like beer from the stores on the Island, do return the empty bottles back to the vendor instead of leaving it by the shore.
  • Donate to locals that will take your souvenir photo. On certain days, there will be locals that will offer to take your picture as you walk up a coconut tree's trunk. Support their livelihood by tipping them after having your picture taken.

How to get there:

1. All beaches can be reached via habal-habal. Simply ask your driver to take you to Solangon Beach.
2. The habal-habal fee will cost around P200 to P700 per trip, depending on where you're coming from.
3. It is recommended that you agree on a day's itinerary with your driver based on the destinations you'd like to visit for a fixed rate of P1,000.

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