Pacifico Beach Siargao is a cruisey surf town with white sand beaches, tropical palm trees and A-class surf breaks on the north-eastern tip of Siargao Island. Make the drive away from the popular Siargao tourist hub, General Luna, and enjoy some peace and quiet among the tropical paradise of Pacifico Beach.
I have put together this complete guide of Pacifico Beach Siargao including how to get there, where to stay and what to expect!
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WHERE IS PACIFICO BEACH SIARGAO
Pacifico Beach is located on the north-eastern coastline of Siargao Island. Pacifico Beach is approximately a 1-hour drive from the main tourist hub of General Luna. Follow the Siargao Circumferential Rd and you won’t get lost.
The best way to get around Siargao Island is on a scooter. The cost for a scooter rental is around 300-400 pesos per day or for a monthly rental you’ll get a cheaper rate of 200-300 pesos per day.
Most accommodations will be more than happy to help you to organise a scooter rental for the time you plan to spend on Siargao Island.
ON THE WAY TO PACIFICO BEACH SIARGAO
In my opinion, you don’t want to go directly to Pacifico Beach Siargao as there are so many awesome locations worth stopping at along the way.
If you leave early enough from General Luna you can make a big adventure day out of it. See the list below for a one-day Siargao itinerary of things to do and see on the way to Pacifico Beach:
- Sunrise Palm Tree Viewpoint
- Palm Tree Road
- Palm Tree Swing Siargao
- Tayangban Cave Pool
- Magpupungko Rock Pool
- Pacifico Beach Siargao
Drone shot of Pacifico Beach Siargao
Pacifico Beach Siargao
WHAT TO EXPECT AT PACIFICO BEACH SIARGAO
The village at Pacifico Beach is a sleepy surf town nestled beneath a coconut palm tree rainforest. This small coastal town in Siargao’s north is the perfect spot to surf, eat, sleep and repeat!
Pacifico Beach is one of the best Siargao surf spots on the island. Many surfers flock here to surf the A-class reef breaks just a short paddle out from the shoreline.
There are a small handful of surf breaks at Pacifico Beach Siargao, all within a couple of minutes walk from each other. Take your pick of left-hand or right-hand waves that are best surfed on mid to low tides.
My friends and I spent 2 days and 1 night at Pacifico Beach Siargao and here’s what we got up to:
- Surfed the long left-hand point break at Pacifico Beach
- Explored the pristine white sand beach
- Swam in the turquoise water in the bay
- Hammock chills between the coconut palm trees
- Sunset at Pacifico Beach Resort
- Ate the BEST local food at Lebron James & Dwayne Wade restaurant
Left-hand surf break at Pacifico Beach
White sand coastline at Pacifico Beach Siargao
Sunset beneath the palms at Pacifico Beach Resort
WHERE TO STAY AT PACIFICO BEACH SIARGAO
There are half a dozen homestays, hotels and resorts at Pacifico Beach Siargao, all within a stone’s throw from the ocean.
I have listed 3 accommodations below in Pacifico Beach which I can personally recommend for all sorts of travelers:
MID RANGE: HIGHTIDE ECO VILLAS
MID RANGE: BIG WISH BEACH RESORT
BUDGET: CALYPSO SURF RESORT
FOR ALL OTHER PLACES TO STAY NEAR PACIFICO BEACH, SEE MY COMPLETE GUIDE ON WHERE TO STAY IN SIARGAO
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BEST SIARGAO TOURS
Siargao Island Hopping Tour
Spend the day island hopping between three tropical islands known as Naked Island, Daku Island and Guyam Island, just a short boat trip off the coast of General Luna in Siargao. All this for less than $30 USD.
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Siargao Land Tour
The Siargao Land Tour is the best way to see the Siargao hotspots in one day. Visit the Coconut Tree Viewpoint in the morning, followed by the Palm Tree Rope Swing, Magpupungko Rock Pools and ending at the famous Sugba Lagoon! All this for less than $30 USD.
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Sohoton Cove Tour
Sohoton Cove is a must-do day trip during your visit to Siargao! The tour includes a full day of island hopping to Sohoton Cove, Naked Island, Daku Island and Guyam Island, with lunch. All this for less than $45 USD.
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Sugba Lagoon Tour
Sugba Lagoon offers an unforgettable experience at one of the bluest lagoons you will ever see! The tour includes a full day of island hopping to Sugba Lagoon, Kawhagan Island and Pamomoan Island, with lunch. All this for less than $20 USD.
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Corregidor Island Tour
Corregidor Island is a dreamy tropical paradise just off the coast of General Luna in Siargao. Explore the grassy hills and colorful coral reefs on Corregidor Island before island-hopping to Naked Island, Daku Island and Guyam Island, including lunch. All of this for less than $40 USD.
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Another option for accommodation near Pacifico Beach Siargao is to stay at an Airbnb, which generally has some great deals on Siargao Island.
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WHAT TO PACK FOR SIARGAO
Everyday Backpack: One of the best backpacks on the market! The Nomatic 20L Backpack is perfect for on the go adventures. Featuring multiple storage spaces for valuables, drink bottles, chargers, notebooks and more. This sleek backpack was designed for you.
Universal Power Adapter: Don’t leave home without one! I highly recommend getting this Universal Power Adapter so that you are able to charge all of your electronics when you’re on the road. Compatible in Asia, UK, Europe, Africa, USA, SA and Australia.
Hidden Money Belt: I never go on a trip without one! The best thing is they are always out of sight, hidden beneath your clothing. With RFID blocking, they are perfectly designed to keep your credit cards, cash and other valuables safe when you’re out adventuring!
Waterproof Phone Case: A waterproof phone case is a must-have item! This universal case will keep your phone safe from water damage, sand and scratches during your adventures. Suitable for all smartphone models.
Portable Charger: One of the best portable chargers on the market! The Anker Power Bank keeps your phone and accessories charged on those longer adventures. Featuring 2 USB charging ports, rechargeable battery, works with iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Oppo and Android.
Microfibre Travel Towel: To pack a towel or not to pack a towel? A standard bathroom towel can take up a lot of space in your travel bag. Get your hands on a quick-dry Microfibre Travel Towel which is perfect for the beach, backpacking, camping and general traveling.
Rain Jacket: A light-weight rain jacket is an absolute must when traveling! North Face waterproof rain jackets come in both men and women sizes, featuring a breathable mesh lining and adjustable hood that can be tucked away inside the collar.
Kindle: The best alternative for books! Kindle e-readers are perfect for long haul flights, reading on the beach or a quiet evening away from the bars. Kindle’s are waterproof with rechargeable batteries and adjustable light settings to suit indoor/outdoor conditions.
Packing Cubes: My favorite item in my backpack! Perfect for organizing your shirts, pants, jackets, socks, underwear and more. This 5 Set Packing Cubes makes packing easier and more efficient, adding extra space in your bag for your next trip.
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MY CAMERA GEAR
Everyday Camera: The most affordable mirrorless camera on the market! I personally use the Sony A7ii Mirrorless Camera on all of my adventures. It’s compact, lightweight and super easy to use for all levels of photography. A 28-70mm Sony lens is also included.
Drone Camera: Take your photography to new heights! The DJI Mavic Pro 2 Drone is at the top of the game when it comes to high-quality images and video, easy to control functions and traveler-friendly capabilities. I guarantee you won’t regret purchasing one.
GoPro Hero 8: One of the most popular cameras on the planet! I love using the GoPro Hero 8 for all of my underwater shots and fast-paced adventures. The GoPro Hero 8 captures the best moments with its wide range of functions that are very simple to use!
Camera Bag: My favorite camera bag I have ever owned! The Lowepro Protactic 450 AW II Camera Bag features a waterproof rain cover, drink bottle holder, padded compartments for cameras, drones, lenses, accessories and it also has a laptop pocket.
Selfie Stick: Everyone loves a good selfie, right!? The Sandmarc Metal Edition Selfie Stick is sleek, stylish and can extend to 1.2m. I find it much easier to take photos and videos with the GoPro when it is mounted to the Sandmarc Selfie Stick!
Camera Tripod: The Joby GorillaPod is suitable for all cameras. This tripod is easy to use and perfect for setting up a time-lapse video or even using it as a selfie stick. The legs are flexible so you can wrap it around a tree or a pole to get creative with your shot.
GoPro Dome: Have you ever wanted to capture those under/over water shots with the GoPro? This epic underwater GoPro dome housing is the best camera accessory to have to create the perfect 50/50 shot. I use mine every time I am in the ocean!
Memory Card: The best thing about SanDisk Extreme Pro is that it delivers maximum speed for images and videos. Having 64GB of storage means that you can store hundreds of files on this SD card for 2-3 days and not have to worry about running out of space.
External Hard Drive: As a photographer, my images and video files take up a lot of space on my MacBook so I use the WD Elements External Hard Drive to store everything. With 4TB worth of storage space, this is more than enough for 1 year worth of content.
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FINAL THOUGHTS OF PACIFICO BEACH SIARGAO
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