Places to Visit in Sicogon Island, Philippines, Asia

Places to Visit in Sicogon Island, Philippines, Asia

Sicogon is an island in Iloilo city in Carles Province situated in the northern part of Iloilo city. Sicogon is bounded by grass land and from the years 1970 to 1980, it started to boom as the admired holiday sites for celebrated superstars and royal families. Populace of the region depends on agriculture and cash crops for livelihood. Sicogon Island is surrounded by Bayas Island, Manipulon Island, Calagnaan Island, Manlot Island and Estanica and situated at the distance of nearly 400 Kms from capital of Philippines, Manila and coordinates of Sicogon Island are 11.4500° N, 123.2666° E.


Tourism in Sicogon Island:

Sicogon Island was one of the popular tourist sites during the year 1970 to 1980 and water of the island was crystal clear along the white sand but later it lost its charm. Sicogon Island has small mountains along with the greenery throughout the mount which makes the weather pleasant throughout the year.


Places to visit in and around Sicogon Island:

Sicogon Island:

This is one of the charming islands at Iloilo and bounded by greenery and small mountains and tourists can visit this island during winter season.

Mount Opao:

Opao is Small Mountain in Sicogon Island renowned for decanter plants and retreating number of plain eagles and tourists can find few wild animals in the island.


Balaring Beach:

This beach is situated at the distance of 80 Kms from Sicogon Island and an exclusive characteristic of the beach is its runner of multi-colored stones and crystal clear water.


Agtaracan Fall:

This fall is situated in Barotac Viejo town at the distance of 60 Kms from the island and this waterfall is one of the prominent falls in the city and covered by dense forest.


Other tourists Places near Sicogon Island:

  • Baroto sa Lutac Race
  • San Juan Beach
  • Pagtaltal in Barotac Viejo
  • Napukanan Falls
  • Guiskan Falls
  • Nagpana Pavillion
  • Taltal Sa Barotac Viejo


Best Time to Visit Sicogon Island:

Sicogon Island is covered by the greenery and small mountains and best time to visit Sicogon Island is between the months of March to August.


How to Reach Sicogon Island?

By Air:

Roxas Airport is situated at the distance of 60 Kms from Sicogon Island and the nearest airport to island and this airport connects to cities like Manila and Cebu and from airport tourists can avail local transportation to reach Estanica and from Estanica tourists must hire a boat to reach Sicogon Island.


By Sea:

Sea is the best mode of transportation to reach Sicogon Island and tourists can avail boat services from Estanica, Carles, Roxas city, Iloilo City, Bacolod City and Cadiz City.


Where to Stay near Sicogon Island?

Sicogon Island is an uninhabited island but one of the tourist sites in Iloilo city and hotels can be found in Roxas City at the distance of 60 Kms from the island and hotels in Roxas city provide all tourists packages to Sicogon Islands and hotels in Roxas City cost from $ 20 to $ 100 and above per day. Some of the hotels in Roxas City are listed below:

  • Urban Manor Hotel
  • Baia Norte Beach Club
  • San Antonio Resort
  • Hotel Veronica
  • Villa Consorcia Resort
  • Roxas President’s Inn
  • La Hacienda Grande Hotel
  • MVW Hotel & Restaurant
  • Cler Grand Hotel
  • Casa Purita Hotel
  • La Hacienda Grande Hotel
  • Sky Garden Hotel

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