Welcome to Siquijor, your Isla del Fuego!!!
Siquijor is one island endowed with nature’s unspoiled beauty. The island is less traveled maybe because people co-relate the Island with stories of the native residents, tales of potions (gayuma), sorcery and magic.
HOW TO GO TO SIQUIJOR?
If you are coming from Manila, there are daily flight schedules via Philippine Airline or Cebu Pacific for Dumaguete airport. From the airport located in Sibulan, you may hail a tricycle to bring you to Dumaguete pier where you can take a vessel to transport you to Siquijor.
For Travellers from Mindanao or Visayas, you may start your trip via Cebu. There are shipping lines who have a regular schedule for the Cebu-Dumaguete routes, or you can ride a bus (Ceres Bus or Sunrays) to Liloan, Santander then takes the 20minutes ferry to Sibulan. Tricycles and multi-cabs may bring you to Dumaguete port area, where you can book your ticket for Siquijor bound vessels. There is two port of entry in Siquijor, one is located in Siquijor and the other is in Larena.
OceanJet Dumaguete to Larena and Larena to Dumaguete Schedule
Departure Schedule: Estimated Time of Arrival:
07:20 AM Dumaguete 08:10 AM Larena
01:00 PM Dumaguete 01:50 PM Larena
06:20 PM Dumaguete 07:10 PM Larena
06:00 AM Larena 06:50 AM Dumaguete
11:20 AM Larena 12:10 PM Dumaguete
05:00 PM Larena 05:50 PM Dumaguete
Open Air Accommodation/Tourist – P230
Business class – P360
OceanJet Tagbilaran to Larena Direct Schedule and Vice Versa
Departure Schedule: Estimated Time of Arrival
11:00 AM Tagbilaran 12:30 PM Larena
01:00 PM Larena 02:30 PM Tagbilaran
Open Air/Tourist Accommodation – P700
Business class – P 1,000
Delta Fast Ferries Dumaguete to Siquijor and Siquijor to Dumaguete Trips
Delta 1 FastCraft departs from Dumaguete port at 06:00 AM and 09:00 AM every Monday to Saturday and sails back from Siquijor to Dumaguete every 07:00 AM and 10:15 AM.
Delta Fast ferries depart Dumaguete to Siquijor at 10:15 AM, 01:30 PM and 04:30 PM. The Siquijor Dumaguete route schedule starts at 05:35 AM, 5:55 AM, 12:30 PM and 03:00 PM Daily.
You may buy your tickets at pier area Dumaguete City at P160 for one way or you may call telephone number (035) 4201111, (035) 420 0888, (035) 400-6043 or at Siquijor Booking outlet at (035) 4229292.
Montenegro Shipping Dumaguete to Larena and Vice Vesa
Montenegro has two trip schedule daily from Dumaguete to Larena at 10:00 AM and 06:00 PM. From Larena to Dumaguete the vessel sails at 06:00 AM and 02:00 PM daily. The boat fare for the said route is P136 for one way.
How to explore the island of Siquijor?
You won’t get lost in Siquijor… A big geographical map will greet you as you step outside the port. There are public utility jeepneys (PUJ) waiting for passengers outside the pier area for a minimal fare. There are also tricycles (pedicabs) as public transport to take you around town. Air-conditioned vans, multicabs, and motorcycles are also available for rent as you go around the Island of Siquijor. It would take you a day or two to tour around the island.
How to spend your day in Isla del Fuego?
Start your tour with a visit of St.Francis of Assisi Church, a few steps from the port area. Have a peek at Guiwanon Spring Park or at Capilay Spring Park, explore Cantabon Cave or enjoy its pristine beaches as you decide where to take a dip either in Salagdoong Beach or Kagusuan Beach. Siquijor abounds with fine white sand beaches and long shorelines. But don’t forget to visit the Heritage sites of Lazi Convent, St. Isidore Labrador Church and St. Vincent de Ferrer Bell Tower. Why not relax for some minutes and enjoy your fish spa underneath the century-old Enchanted Balete tree???