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Buddha's Surf Resort

Catangnan, Mindanao 8419, Philippines
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 weeks over Christmas at this place were the best choice we made for our 2 month Trip. The owner Ashley and his stuff did more than you could expect from surfing resort. Not only was the weather and the surf perfect most of the time, but even when a cyclone was running over the island and you couldn't do... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Buddha's is a fantastic resort. Great for those looking to get out and be active while on siargao. With the slack line and volleyball net setup in the grassy courtyard to the Kiteboarding school on the grounds, this is THE place to stay when you're looking to have fun. The food was consistently good, the owner Ashley was always helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Being a beginner surfer I really didn't know what to expect from Siargao. The staff at Bhuddas were at the airport waiting to meet us and on the short car journey to the resort told us all the wonders of the island. I even managed to get surf hire and lessons booked at check in!! We were greeted by a... More 

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Perth, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Having booked the "number one hotel in Siargao" according to Trip Advisor this is what we were expecting. This is not what we got. Bhudda's is an upmarket backpackers hostel with a laid back sometimes friendly vibe. But a hotel it is not. Despite what the website says there was no yoga (we were there for 6 days), no acoustic... More 

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ashleychar1es, Owner at Buddha's Surf Resort, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your feedback Julie. We would dispute your description of Buddha’s as a backpackers Hostel as you so describe. We have high standard rooms with aircon, TVs, private bathrooms. In our experience, many backpackers on a budget do not have the means to stay with us. Supporting this Tripadvisor has a strict categorising policy and requirements, we... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Were recommended to stay a at Buddha's for a one night "excursion" to GL from elsewhere on the island. It's a more upscale, but very chilled out place, worth the extra pesos! Good food and breakfast, a welcoming coconut, nice dogs, friendly staff, cool design, rainshowers, it is hard not to like it. Most memorable for us was the friendly... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Now I understand why Buddha's is the #1 resort in Siargao. My husband and I truly enjoyed our seven-day stay there. The staff was courteous, food and coffee were great, and our room upstairs was spacious. I think what sets this place apart from the rest is Ashley, the owner. He is warm, sincere, and he cares about the resort... More 

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Surigao City, Philippines
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I've traveled to Siargao many times and many times stayed in just about every other resort there, but Buddha's Surf Resort is hands down. More than the place and the amenities were the incredible hospitality of the staff who made sure we had a wonderful time, they made us want for nothing and always happy to help. Overall I had... More 

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20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Buddha Surf Resort is a great place to stay off from the waves of Siargao Island. We arrived at the resort on a rainy afternoon and we were accommodated immediately by the staff. After some conversations, they led us to our room. Their bathroom is one of the most spacious I've ever tried. Hot and cold shower are available. For... More 

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Sydney, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Everything we had hoped for and more than we could have imagined. The little details have been put in here; coconuts on arrival, slack line in the garden, privacy between rooms. The staff are all lovely; from the warm hearted owner and helpful managers to all the smiling and friendly resort staff. The Thai food was my favourite and the... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Our stay at Buddhas was absolutely incredible! We got the surf package and could not have been happier. Dan and Hannah, the managers, were so much fun to hang out with. They were always proactive about handling any questions/concerns of ours and would do ANYthing to ensure we had a great stay. Our surf instructors Dominic and Rico were super... More 

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Address: Catangnan, Mindanao 8419, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mindanao > Surigao del Norte Province > Siargao Island
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Number of rooms: 6
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