What’s better than camping by the beach? Glamping! And what better way to explore Siquijor than to spend a few nights at Glamping Siquijor?
If you’re like me who loves to sleep in a tent, a glamping trip is like staying in a five-star hotel! Hahaha. Right?
Well, it’s nice to treat yourself once in a while. So if you’re planning a trip to Siquijor soon and looking for a unique place to stay in, why not book Glamping Siquijor?
Here’s what you can expect from this place.
- Location: You can find Glamping Siquijor at San Juan, Siquijor. It’s 15 minutes from Siquijor Port and 30 minutes away from Larena Port. It’s on a beachfront and beside the main highway.
- Check-In & Check Out: Check-in is at 3:00 PM and at 11:00 AM.
Amenities and Features
Each glamping tent has bed/beds, a lamp, electric outlets, fans, and tables. The number of beds will depend on how many you are in the booking. There’s also an outdoor drying rack, a raised deck, personal barbeque, few chairs and tables outside the tent.
Note: Towels are available but you have to bring your own shampoo and soap.
There’s free WiFi within the area but it’s not that strong. My Globe sim had a 4G signal so that’s what I used during our stay.
Motorbikes For Rent
You can rent motorbikes for only P350 for 24 hours! This is the cheapest transportation around Siquijor. Be sure to bring your license. There are several police checkpoints on the island.
Shared Outdoor Toilet and Bath
This is probably my favorite part of Glamping Siquijor. I’m a sucker for outdoor showers and this one has a hot and cold option, a toilet with a sleek design, and waterfalls shower heads!
Plus, the bathroom’s walls are designed with seashells and pebbles! I’m listing it down on my future house’s design. Hahaha.
You don’t have to worry about the lighting. The glamping site is well-lit at night. There are light bulbs and kerosene lights all over the area.
Glamping Siquijor has Brazilian beef and sausages for sale. The beef costs P250 while the sausages are at P700 for eight pieces. There’s also rice for P20.
For breakfast, they offer donuts and coffee which are available starting at around 6:30 AM or 7:00 AM.
If you want, you can also buy fresh fishes from the market just a 1.5+km away. Sea urchins are also sold by the beach if you’re lucky. Just look for the huts along the beach, you’ll find locals selling their fresh catch of the day.
What We Loved
Ryk and I loved the bathroom! Uggggh. It’s definitely bathroom goals! Well, aside from that, we loved how Glamping Siquijor offers their kitchen free for everyone to use. Even their condiments are free!
And for breakfast, the glampsite provides free donuts and coffee. Yumm!
No other glamping experience could top Glamping Siquijor’s location! There are palm trees everywhere and it’s so Instagram-worthy, you’ll keep clicking away. Don’t miss the sunset here, it’s really beautiful. We even saw a proposal during our first night stay at Glamping Siquijor.
Paliton beach is also very near Glamping Siquijor so you can start your Siquijor island tour from there.
Points For Improvement
Some of the amenities such as the hammocks and drying racks were beyond repair. There was a hammock right in front of our tent but it was unusable. Our drying rack had a few parts destroyed. The tents had molds on the outside so when you’re inside the tent, you can clearly see all these. It’s not a pretty sight to see but the tent still does its job pretty well.
When it comes to the beach, it’s understandable how there are seaweeds all around since that’s nature in itself. But the plastics scattered around are heartbreaking to see. Everybody seems used to the plastics on the beach and don’t have any intention of keeping it clean.
So please please please, if you ever find yourself in the beach (or any beach for that matter) be sure to put your garbage in the trash can or pick up any trash you see.
Frequently Asked Questions
How’s the mobile data signal?
Globe has a 4G mobile data signal but sometimes an H+ signal. On the other hand, Smart has an H+ signal.
Can we cook?
Yes. Each tent comes with a grill if you want to barbecue. Spices, salt, plates and other things you need to cook are provided by Glamping Siquijor.
Are there animals in the area?
There are a few dogs and cats on the neighborhood roaming around the area. Please be kind to them. They’re friendly.
Are there restaurants nearby?
If you want to eat out, there’s Dagsa and Monkey Business just a few minutes’ walk away from Glamping Siquijor.
Are there ATMs nearby?
Yes, we saw two ATMs just a few minutes’ walk from Glamping Siquijor, near Monkey Business. There are also few other ATMs at the town center of San Juan. But it’s better to bring enough cash when going to Siquijor.
How To Get There
You can reach Siquijor via Bohol, Cebu or Dumaguete.
Travel Tip: Check schedules and availability of buses, ferries, taxis or flights to book online with 12Go Asia.
Fly to Dumaguete and go to the Dumaguete port. Ride a ferry going to Siquijor. You can check the updated Dumaguete-Siquijor schedules here.
Once you reach Siquijor, ride a tricycle and tell the driver that you’re going to Glamping Siquijor. Most tricycle drivers know this place. If you arrived in Siquijor port, the usual payment for a tricycle to Glamping Siquijor is P250. On the other hand, if you arrived in Larena port, a tricycle ride to Glamping Siquijor is at P500.
This is our route when we went to Siquijor. We rode a bus heading to Liloan Port in Cebu. From here, we rode the 10:00 AM Maayo Shipping ferry trip to Siquijor. Note that the ferry from Cebu only has one trip per day so if you missed the 10:00 trip, you’ll have to go to Dumaguete then from there, ride a ferry to Siquijor.
The ferry from Cebu stops at Larena Port. From here, ride a tricycle going to Glamping Siquijor.
During our stay on the island, we heard you can reach Siquijor from Tagbilaran, Bohol. You just have to ride the Oceanjet Fast Craft.
Rates and Where To Book
You can book a glamping tent at Glamping Siquijor via:
Discount: For Airbnb, here’s a P2,200 travel credit that you can use as a discount for your next booking! (Applicable for new users only.)
You can choose from any of the above. Rates usually start at P1,500 to P2,500. The closer the glamping tent is to the beach, the more expensive it is.
Well, choosing the cheapest tents has its pros, too. You’ll be the ones nearest to the bathroom and toilet, as well as the kitchen.
Our Camera Gear
- Mirrorless Camera: Fujifilm XT3
- Lenses: Fujifilm Fujinon kit lens (18-55mm) | Fujinon 35mm f2 | Fujinon 50mm f2
- Drone: DJI Mavic Pro 2
- GoPro: GoPro Hero Black 7
- Power Bank: Romoss Powerbank
- Camera Backpack: Case Logic Camera and Laptop Backpack
- Monopod: Ifootage Cobra 2 a180
- Mic: Rode VideoMicro
- Gimbal: Zhiyun Weebill-S
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