The 21st Siargao International Surfing Cup is over but the waves of Siargao is still calling you.
Dubbed as the Surfing Capital of the Philippines, Siargao is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the Philippines. It is listed as the 9th best surf spot in the world according to CNN. It is located in the province of Surigao del Nore accessible by either boat from Surigao City or by plane from Cebu. (Read: Siargao More than Just a Surfing Destination)
A few days ago, the 21st Siargao International Surfing Cup was held in the Island and was participated by over 50 contenders from six countries. John Mark "Marama" Tokong, a Filipino local surfer took home the $8,000 grand prize while last year's champion, Piso Alcala also from The Philippines, emerged as the runner up.
Here are some captivating photos taken during the 21st Siargao International Surfing Cup that will make you want to visit Siargao now!
Special thanks to the Department of Tourism Region XIII team most especially to RD Leticia Tan, for an awesome stay in Siargao.