Siquijor is one of the many islands in the Visayas region that is blessed with clean white beaches, crystal clear seas and an animated marine life. Its capital is Siquijor Town. Used to be known as Island of Fire or Isla del Fuego, Siquijor is enveloped by mystic traditions which the growing tourism industry is capitalizing on. The mystical island of Siquijor is known to have magic potions, shamans, witches and sorcerers and for many Filipinos it is never safe to wander at night.
The following are a few useful and interesting details about this province.
Plug commonly used is Type A but Types B and C are used as well.
Bring A to B adapter(s).
The climate in this province is a tropical monsoon climate.
The best times to visit Siquijor for ideal weather are February 26th to March 25th or May 7th to June 3rd based on average temperature and humidity.
The most appropriate clothing for this province is casual light clothing: shorts, t-shirt, sandals. Light jacket and pants at night, at higher elevations, and boating.
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CITIES & TOWNS
The Siquijor province is divided into 6 Municipalities:
POINTS OF INTEREST
The following is a list of points of interest relating to the Siquijor province:
The following is a list of festivals celebrated in Siquijor throughout the year:
The following are the most frequently asked questions about the Siquijor province.
Where in the Philippines is Siquijor located?
Siquijor is located on Central Visayas.
Is Siquijor a city or province?
Siquijor is a province.
What is the Capital of Siquijor?
The capital of Siquijor is Siquijor.
What is Siquijor famous or known for?
Siquijor is famous or known for beaches, caves, waterfalls, and mystic traditions.
- Plane to Dumaguete | 1.5 hours | $38-$130 + Ferry to Siquijor | 1 hour | $8-$12
- Car ferry to Dumaguete | 26.5 hours | $26-$60 + Ferry to Siquijor | 1 hour | $8-$12
How many islands are in Siquijor?
There are NO islands in the Siquijor province.
What does Siquijor mean?
Siquijor comes from the native term “quidjod” which means “the tide is going out”.
How Safe is Traveling in Siquijor?
Siquijor is generally safe for locals and tourists.
Is the climate in Siquijor the same as the rest of the Philippines?
The climate in Siquijor province is considered tropical with significant rainfall most months of the year.
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