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  1. Cerne

    Cerne DI Forum Adept

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    C to the rescue!

    I’m not going to get into comparisons between resorts, but I do think the San Juan area of Siquijor is getting a little like Boracay. It’s basically 5 miles of beach front on the windward side of the island dotted with tourist traps. All very nice, all very foreigner friendly, and all suited to different budgets.

    There is another side to Siquijor - the lee that faces Negros and Cebu. Basically take a left instead of turning right as you emerge from the port area. A few clicks on is the Japanese owned Villa Marmarine. Outside Larena by 7 or clicks Kalachuchi - isolated, though very comfortable resorts. And in between there are a few other budget options...no shame here, just before Larena Flora’s dive resort (he’s a relly) but constantly rated in Tripadvisor as excellent. Other worthy mentions, kiwi Dive, Candoki Dive, the newly opened Aquamare....

    Have a wander through some booking sites, drop us a PM and if I know it I’ll comment.

    And no, I don’t want to get into resorts. It’s a mugs game: I want people catering to my whims, not me catering to theirs in my dotage.

    cheers,

    C
     
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  2. Liverpool fan

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    Coco Grove Brach Resort is a very nice place, standard room 42oo peso, take a look online at their homepage
     
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    I've been to Infinity Sands recently, its next to Baha Bar (great food and cocktails). Very nice rooms, we paid 3k/night through Agoda. you can visit their other resort (infinity heights) in the mountains for free, there they got an infinity pool with an amazing view across half of Siquijor. Weekend nights can be a bit noisy due to live music at Baha bar and czar's place across the street.
     
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    I agree, it's an excellent resort.

    Spacey rooms, a lovely pool with sunken bar, good food.

    A bit far, maybe 5 km after San Juan.

    I paid on March and June this year 5.600 a night.
     
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  5. aussieboy

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    I love Siquijor, would go there whenever I am in Dumaguete, which is about three times a year, but the queuing up for hours to purchase ferry tickets from ferry companies who don't allow passengers purchasing tickets in advance, have stopped us visiting for a few years now. What a waste!
     
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  6. Liverpool fan

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    The Danish lagoon Luxury Beach Resort, you can check them out on Facebook, nice rooms. Siquijor together with Sugar Beach in Sipalay is my favorite destination for a getaway, both places I feel like time stand still, peaceful and beautiful nature and possible to stay directly on the beach
     
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    Totally agree with Liverpool fan Coco Grove (see https://www.cocogrovebeachresort.com ) is worth the extra cost. The breakfast is fantastic, the views, the staff and the amenities are worth the extra you will pay elsewhere. One of the restaurants there is rated the best on the island and the place is perfect for a quality getaway.

    By the way sometimes you can get it cheaper through Booking.com but they only release a small number of rooms through the booking web sites so this will be hit or miss.
     
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