Cambugahay Falls Siquijor is one of the best waterfalls in the Philippines. It was our favourite spot on the island, and here’s all the info for visiting.
Cambugahay Falls Siquijor – A Complete Guide To Visiting
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Cambugahay Falls Siquijor is located towards the East side of the island and is around a 40 minute drive from Paliton Beach.
The best way to get around Siquijor is to rent scooters for around 350 Pesos per day and explore.
If you’re not confident on scooters there are always locals hanging around on trikes, just make sure to barter the price before you ride.
Simply head along the south coastline and follow the signs, or google maps, to reach one of the best waterfalls in the Philippines.
For those short on time, or that prefer everything to be organised for them, there are some awesome tours on Get Your Guide available to book in advance.
Entrance – FREE
Parking – 10 Pesos
Rope Swing – 50 PHP for unlimited swings
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Cambugahay Falls Siquijor is open daily: 7am – 5pm
The best time to visit the Philippines is between November and April, the island’s dry season.
Siquijor is good to visit anytime within these dates as it’s so spaced out that it doesn’t seem to get too touristy.
As with any attraction, the earlier the better, and Cambugahay Falls is no different.
We visited once early in the morning and had the whole place to ourselves, and again at midday when there were quite a few tourists jumping in.
WHAT TO PACK
Underwater Camera: GoPro HERO7
Waterproof Phone Case: LifeProof Fre Waterproof Phone Case
Sunscreen: Banana Boat Sunscreen SPF-50
Microfibre Towel: Microfibre Quick Dry Towel
Cambugahay Falls Siquijor was possibly our favourite Philippines waterfall. Purely because of the size of the pools and the three different tiers! Oh, and the multiple rope swings.
Many tourists head here first on their Siquijor itinerary! So we were prepared for it to be a busy place, although it wasn’t as crowded as we expected when we arrived at around midday.
It’s an easy walk down, around 100 steps and takes just 5 mins. So pretty suitable for children and families.
We paid 50 Pesos for unlimited swings on the rope and spent a good couple of hours hanging out at Cambugahay Falls.
The locals were super friendly and enthusiastic, welcoming us into the one of the top tourist spots in Siquijor. If you’re lucky, they might even grab your GoPro and take a swing themselves.
There are a couple of swings, rubber rings, rafts as well as plenty of chill spots/photo opportunities. So take your time and definitely don’t miss one of the best waterfalls in the Philippines!
Luxury – Mandala Tribe Treehouses – Located in Siquijor, within less than 0.6 miles of Paliton Beach and a 17-minute walk of Pontod Beach, Mandala Tribe Treehouses provides accommodation with a terrace and as well as free private parking for guests who drive. Featuring a garden, the 3-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. The rooms include a balcony with views of the garden. At the hotel, the rooms have a wardrobe. At Mandala Tribe Treehouses, each room comes with a seating area. Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a à la carte or an American breakfast. Solangon Beach is 1.2 miles from Mandala Tribe Treehouses.
Mid-Budget – Monkey Business Bungalows – Located in Siquijor, 100 yards from Solangon Beach, Monkey Business Bungalows provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking and a bar. This pet-friendly resort also has free WiFi. All units at the resort come with a seating area. At Monkey Business Bungalows, each room includes air conditioning and a private bathroom. Pontod Beach is 0.8 miles from the accommodation, while Paliton Beach is 0.9 miles away.
Budget – Amber Homestay – Located in Siquijor, Amber Homestay provides free WiFi, and guests can enjoy a bar, a shared lounge and a garden. For added convenience, the property can provide towels and bed linen for an extra charge. The homestay offers a continental or Asian breakfast. Amber Homestay offers a barbecue. Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the accommodation.
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