In the coming years, Siargao will be opening the island to more tourists – accommodating cruises and more foreign visitors with the opening of their international airport. Tourism will provide the island with more opportunities for employment and business, but with expansion of tourism comes issues – mostly concerning negative effects to habitats and the ecosystems.
To mollify the adverse effects of the tourism growth in the island, has contributed forty-five plastic bottle receptacles to be installed in key tourist areas of Siargao where visitors can put in their plastic bottle wastes.
Then there's the issue of cost: A solo can expect to pay between 125 and 200 percent of the published cruise fare to cover the cost of the "missing" passenger.
(It's not available on Pride of America, but studio occupants do have access to a shared living room space.) It's a sleek hangout area with its own large-screen TVs, coffee-making facilities, a bartender at certain times of the day and daily hosted predinner gatherings.
Holland America Line is renowned for catering to solo cruisers.
has been mounting flights in and out of Siargao for the past ten years – the very first airline to do so.
Since then, the island has become a popular tourist destination, on top of maintaining its status as a world-class surfing spot.
Cebu Pacific Air flies up to four times a day between Siargao and Cebu, and once daily between Manila and Siargao, using its fleet ATR 72-600 aircraft, which has the lowest fuel consumption and lowest environmental footprint in its category.