As well as dozens of amazing things to see, there is tonnes of great accommodation in Siquijor, so choosing where to stay can actually be quite tricky!
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Despite being one of the relatively smaller islands in The Philippines, there is still so much to see and do here!
We literally fell in love with Siquijor, especially Cambugahay Falls, which ended up becoming my favorite waterfalls I’ve seen anywhere in Asia.
But as well as having so many awesome sites, there is also so much incredible accommodation in Siquijor to choose from.
Right through from budget hostels to luxurious resorts, this small island has it all.
So, if you’re wondering where to stay in Siquijor, then you’re in luck as here are my top 10 finds!
Booking.com vs Agoda for accommodation in Siquijor?
I can say that Booking.com is all we used, not only in The Philippines but for all our accommodation bookings in Southeast Asia.
First and foremost, we love the site for its amazingly affordable prices; they have the best prices you can bargain for and we love the fact that they have a handy mobile app that allows you to make your bookings anytime, anywhere.
Super convenient when you are on the move.
You can also easily use their app to find the location of the hotel you’ve booked on Google Maps. Booking.com has one of the biggest range of hostels as well as the best hotels in Siquijor.
As frequent travelers ourselves, we love the discounts that come with being a Genius member at Booking.com.
And you can too once you complete 3 bookings with the site. You will get access to amazing discounts and perks such as early check-in, late check-out, 10% off on most services and lest I forget, free welcome drinks!
On the flip side, we also found some incredibly competitive deals on Agoda.
In particular, they actually come in cheaper at times if you take into account Agoda Cash, which gives you cash back on certain properties; which you can then accumulate and use on future bookings.
My advice would be to, once you find a property you like, compare the price on both Agoda and Booking.com, to see which comes in cheapest.
To help you out, for all properties below I've gone ahead and included links to both.
Siquijor Eastern Garan Seaview resort is definitely our top pick when it comes to luxury accommodation in Siquijor. The King room is exquisite; it has a mini-bar, ironing facilities and a safe to ensure that your electronics safe when you are out and about. Also, a roll-in shower, a hairdryer, and a bidet are available in the room’s private bathroom.
The room is fitted with a closet, if you are planning to stay for a couple of days you can arrange your clothes in there. So much easier than having to rummage through your suitcase to find something to wear. To keep off the heat in the rooms, switch on your air conditioning. Siquijor can get pretty hot in the night.
The room also has a flat-screen TV to keep you entertained. You can follow your favorite shows even when on your vacation. You can have your breakfast on the sun terrace as you gaze out over the calm sea or the pool.
White Villas Resort is very popular with families and solo travelers alike. It's in a very convenient location with most places you can visit being just minutes away. Free breakfast is served as a buffet with some of the best options you will find in Siquijor. The foods are fresh and very deliciously made.
If you are in a room with access to the terrace, you can take your breakfast there. The rooms are fitted with an air conditioning unit and a flat-screen TV with a variety of satellite channels. Being a 3-star resort, the rooms come well furnished and equipped with a private bathroom. There is also a large outdoor swimming pool, a restaurant and a bar located on Solangon Beach.
There are many water activities to do just around from White Villas Resort. Such as snorkeling, kayaking, canoeing, cliff jumping and scuba diving among others. You can also rent motorbikes if you want to go sightseeing further afield. And the most epic part of your stay at the resort will definitely be watching the sun setting beyond the sea view as you sip drinks from the bar.
The moment you walk into Bermuda Triangle bungalows, you will immediately notice the unique tropical style of the cottages. They are well built, modern looking and the compound is very clean. Its location makes it a very Instagrammable place. The serenity of this resort makes it one of the best areas to stay on Siquijor island when on solo-vacation.
Coming to the rooms, they are spacious and clean too. Everything is perfectly organized and neat and the bed is big and comfortable. Included in the rooms are an electric kettle, flat-screen TV, and a closet. One striking feature about this resort is the open sky outdoor bathrooms. A very unique experience for guests who’ve never used an outdoor bathroom.
That’s right, the Siquijor Eastern Garan Seaview Resort is also one of our top mid-range picks! They offer a range of rooms, making them a great choice for both luxury and mid-range accommodation in Siquijor. Their standard room is quite spacious, it measures about 15 square meters, quite a good size for two people sharing.
You can either choose to have a double bed or twin beds depending on whom you are sharing with. There is free WiFi and the room is fitted with an air conditioning unit and a flat-screen TV. Each standard room has a private bathroom has a hairdryer and other bathroom essentials.
If you are a camper at heart, Glamping Siquijor will be a great option for you. The campground is located just by the sea. Facilities offered by the campground include free WiFi, barbeque station, a bar, and there is free parking for all guests. If you prefer to glamp in privacy you can request for the private beach area.
In some of the units, they offer a seating area that can also double up as a dining area. There are so many activities to engage in; like hiking, kayaking, fishing, canoeing, snorkeling and cycling. There is an option to cook for yourself.
You can arrange for grocery delivery with the management and store your food in the common fridge. Cooking utensils will be provided for as well as condiments. You just have to request and the ever-smiling super helpful waiters will be at your service. For breakfast, there is a complementary offer of coffee and doughnuts on the house.
Tropical Fun Ta Sea Rentals is another great place to consider when looking for accommodation on Siquijor island. It probably has some of the best rooms in Siquijor when it comes to price and amenities. The resort is rated as a 2-star hotel with facilities like room service, free WiFi access, a bar, and terrace.
The rooms are all beachfront, spacious, very clean and comfortable. If you want to tour the island, the management can arrange for your transportation. You can also rent a bicycle from them if you fancy self-tours.
Each of the rooms come with a private bathroom, a closet, flatscreen TV and fitted with an air conditioning unit. Upon arrival, you will be provided with an electric kettle and a desk if you want to get some work done. A seating area is available but depending on the room you choose.
If you have never lived in a treehouse, well then Madala Tribe Treehouse is the place to get a real experience of living and bathing in a treehouse. Each of the rooms has a private balcony, is fitted with an air conditioning unit and has a private bathroom and seating area. The rooms are also equipped with a wardrobe.
There is also a very stable free WiFi in the resort. The resort is elegant, clean and the rooms very spacious. The staff are also very friendly and greetings come with loads of smiles. Breakfast is either American or à la carte which you can take at the terrace.
There is parking available but if you need private parking you will have to request for it and it comes at an additional cost. You can rent a motorbike from the resort to tour the islands but if you require arranged tours you can talk to the management and they will be happy to do it.
Chillout Hostel and bar is another great place that offers cheap accommodation in Siquijor. The hostel features a bar, garden, shared lounge and free WiFi. You can also request room service if you like. For your breakfast, you can opt for either a continental or an à la carte breakfast. Either is deliciously made with fresh ingredients.
The location of the hostel is very convenient as most great activity spots are just a couple of minutes’ walk away. The owner and her staff are friendly and also super helpful. They go out of their way to make arrangements for your outings upon request. They are always smiling and happy spreading the same cheerful mood to their guests.
At the end of the day, you can wind up your evening at the bar drinking, listening to music or playing games with other guests if you traveled solo. You can also enjoy a quiet evening at the lounge as you take in the peaceful view of the sea.
If you are a solo traveler, Love Shack Hotel would be the best place to stay in Siquijor. It’s been highly rated by solo travelers. First off, it is super affordable and on top of that breakfast comes at no cost. If you get lonely, you can head over to the common area to mingle with other guests.
Rita, the owner of the place and her staff are very friendly. Always smiling and ready to serve their guests. The food is delicious, and you will love the guava and pineapple spread made specially by Rita at the hostel.
Each room has an air conditioning unit installed. Even though the bathrooms are shared, they are clean and well kept. The hostel also features a bar, restaurant, terrace, and a shared garden lounge. Simply put, the hostel is modern, cozy, clean and affordable.
As one of the best selling resorts in Siquijor, the Aquamare beach camp resort is a secluded, serene and very relaxing place that is located right on the beachfront. The property has only 4 clean and spacious domes/rooms, perfect for escaping noisy tourists. It's a great place for a romantic getaway or a small family.
Each dome has a private bathroom that has a bidet and is filled with free toiletries. The beds are comfortable and there is a flat-screen TV, air conditioning unit, electric kettle, and a seating area in the rooms but that the seating area depends on the room you choose.
The staff at Aquamare are so friendly, happy and always ready to be at your service. The meals are delicious and for breakfast, you can either choose a continental or a la carte. The interior is pretty noticeable as well. I mean, there are more than enough reasons why we recommend Aquamare as one of the best places to stay in Siquijor.
We had such an amazing experience in Siquijor. I must say, the island is by far one of our favorite islands in The Philippines. There was so much to do and so much to see and we explored most of the island. All in all, let me share a few of the must-do experiences in Siquijor:
Siquijor really does have some of the most friendly and helpful people, I could tell this from the way the property owners and staff handled their guests. You feel at home immediately when you check-in.
The island itself is pretty small but has lots of activities to indulge in, especially water activities. Best of all, most of these great spots are just walking distances from these properties. You can also rent out motorbikes, a car or a bicycle to go sightseeing and still make it back to your resort in good time.
I'm an Economics graduate with a passion for travel. In 2016 I decided to ditch the office environment, work from my laptop and travel to every country in the world. You'll find me working out of a cafe in Bali, perhaps on a riverboat in Brazil or maybe even an airport lounge in New Delhi.