Surigao del Sur is one of the best provinces in the Philippines for its hidden gems. It has amazing scenery including waterfalls, beaches, rivers, and islands. With 2 cities and 17 municipalities, there’s plenty of scenic places to visit here. Here’s our list of the top tourist spots in Surigao del Sur.
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Must-Visit Tourist Spots in Surigao del Sur, Philippines
Britania Group of Islands
This group of islands is located in the Lianga Bay composed of 24 stunning islands you can enjoy for your island hopping goals. They all boast fine-grained white sand beaches with clear turquoise waters. Some of the popular destinations are
Hinatuan Enchanted River
Among the tourist spots in Surigao del Sur, Hinatuan Enchanted River is the most visited attraction due to its unique charm. This cryptic river is believed to have magical creatures like mermaids and other supernatural beings. But the distinctive feature of the river is really the crystal clean water wherein you can see through its riverbed.
One of the most spectacular lagoons you’ll ever see in Mindanao is the Laswitan Lagoon. It comes with a beautiful waterfall-like splash from the ocean itself. You will see splashing waves in the limestone barrier creating a perfect waterfall upshot that everyone loves to experience in Surigao del Sur.
This beautiful beach with
Comprising of 4 stunning islands with unique features, the Cantilan Islands is now one of the ultimate tourist spots in Surigao del Sur. The islands are Huyamao, Ayoke, Inijakan or Bill’s Sanctuary, and Isla Encantada, all of which makes Cantilan a must-visit tourist destination in Mindanao.
If you are planning to visit Mindanao this year, you can include Surigao del Sur in your bucket list and experience these tourist spots. Don’t forget to bring your travel camera to document the entire adventure in and around this amazing province.
How to get to Surigao del Sur
There is currently no operational commercial airport in Surigao de Sur. There used to be commercial flight inTandag Airport but it was already stopped. The nearest airports are in Surigao City, Butuan City, and Davao City. From these cities, you can take a bus to Bislig (also known as Mangagoy). When you arrive in Bislig, you can take habal-habal to get around the province.