Had the pleasure of staying here the last few nights. A friend booked so I turned up not knowing anything and was lovely. The owners Tom and Liz are down to earth, friendly and straight forward and this is reflected in the value for money, the accommodation, the food and the service. We hired local guide Raul for a trip to waterfalls and hiking and had a great time, meeting the whole family, having fresh buko (coconut) post him shimmying up a few trees, and hired surfboards for very reasonable price. Having been around the Philippines this is by far and away best value for money. Lobster was 200 pesos done with a wonderful chilli, garlic and ginger marinade. Tom will collect from airport and even the ferry (if like us you have to divert and take a more circuitous route to the island) and if you're lucky will through in a free doughnut! Over the road is a brand new coffee shop with locally processed cacao for hot chocolate which is delicious and best banana pancakes I've had on the SEAsia tour. Its a quieter spot away from the surfers hangout spots of GL but means you get some quiet time, a great beach and see a bit more of the local culture. I thoroughly recommend.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Bamboo Garden is located in Pacifico, just North of San Isidro on Siargao Island. The Island is a magnet for surfers in search of waves, with many world class breaks available. Don't despair though if surfing isn't your thing; Siargao Island is also the perfect place for a relaxing getaway, offering many other activities and sights. We offer idyllic, affordable beach front cottages that overlook a white sand beach with views across the Pacific Ocean. These can sleep 2 - 6 persons. Just a few meters away from the white sands bordering the Pacific Ocean we have an Al Fresco Bar/Restaurant where you can enjoy our varied menu catering for both Western and local tastes. Dishes include tasty home made pizzas, juicy 100% beef burgers and paninis made with every day fresh home baked bread. You can wash it all day with an ice cold beer, while taking in the amazing views. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Bamboo Garden Bar And Lodging Siargao Island, Philippines - San Isidro