If you would like to make a reservation, or have any questions about Bamboo Garden please mail us to : , or simply use the below contact form, thx !
One of the downsides of living in paradise is that our mobile / cell fon reception is very limited BUT we
usually do have a reasonable satelite Wi-Fi connection, so emailing us is our preferred choice of contact.
We look forward to hear from you soon - Georg, MJ & the Bamboo Crew !
Pacifico, San Isidro, Surigao Island,
8421, Surigao del Norte, Philippines
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get to Siargao Island?
Please have a look at our Location page for more detailed information on how to get to Siargao. There are several transportation options to reach Siargao, including ferries, flights and buses.
How do I get from the Airport or Ferry Terminal to Bamboo Garde
Tricycle taxis are available for rent at all island arrival points. Contact us when you require a transfer with our resort car and for more information please have a look at Rooms & Rates.
Is there an ATM on Siargao Island?
There is one at the airport, one in Del Carmen, one in General Luna and a two more in Dapa, but they are very unreliable and we would recommend to bring sufficient cash with you.
I have heard that parts of The Philippines can be dangerous. Is Siargao Island safe?
Like anywhere you need to take reasonable safety precautions, but providing that you do you should encounter no issues during your stay on Siargao.
There are s0me high risk areas in The Philippines and currently Mindanao, the large island next to Siargao, does fall into this category. This is mainly restricted to the Southern and Central parts of Mindanao, so if you intend to explore these areas before or after your stay in Siargao please take extra care.
Before travelling anyway you should always check your government's safe travel advisories. Here are some useful links;
New Zealand www.safetravel.govt.nz
Before swimming in any rivers and lagoons in The Philippines, just check with locals first that they are safe, as The Philippines is home to several crocs.
Where can I get my washing done?
We can do your laundry for you here at Bamboo Garden for ₱100 per kilo.
Are there medical facilities on Siargao?
There are basic medical facilities on the island, but if you are in need of serious medical attention then you will need to get to Surigao or Cebu. You should always take out adequate travel insurance before leaving home that provides cover in case of serious medical events.
My friend doesn’t surf. Will they have anything to do?
Yes! Although the island is well known for its waves, there are definitely plenty of other activities to keep you busy unless of course you would prefer to just sit and relax in the shadow of a palm tree. Have a look at Activities to see what else you can do on Siargao.
If there is anything else that you need to know, please get in touch.
Is it safe to swim?
There are beautiful spots to swim in the ocean around Siargao and if you take the reasonable precautions that you would anywhere you should have an enjoyable time without getting into difficulty. However, you should always be extra vigilant when there is no lifeguard present and even more so if you are not a strong swimmer.
Have a look at the below water safety video for more information about staying safe in the ocean.