Here’s Reason Why Siargao’s Popular Lagoon Will Be Temporarily Closed
SIARGAO – The famous Sugba Lagoon in Siargao will be temporarily be closed for a month for rehabilitation.
In a previous article, Siargao was named as one of the world’s best backpacking destinations for this year. The online booking platform Hostelworld ranked the paradise island 9th on the list.
Hostelworld described Siargao as the country’s “wave-riding capital and “surfer’s paradise.” “Full of treasured like waterfalls, lagoons, caves, jungle and of course, those beaches, it’s one of the best backpacking destinations for nature lovers,” it added. The island beat other top tourist destinations in Japan, Maine, Italy, and the Bahamas among others.
On the Facebook Page of BE Siargao, they announced that the popular Sugba Lagoon will be temporarily be closed for the annual “Environmental Recovery and Rehabilitation.” Boats and tourists are not allowed to enter the area from January 10 to February 10.
The famous lagoon is best known for its blue-green waters and the favorite place for cliff divers. It is also noted for its exquisite seafood. The Island was featured in the 2017 film “Siargao” starring Erich Gonzales and Jericho Rosales.
Other island destinations in Siargao will still be open in public namely Kawhagan Sand Bar, Mangrove Forest, and Pamomoan Beach.
Several netizens reacted to the temporary closure of Sugba Lagoon. Here are some of their comments on the post:
@Kra Puma: “kalat and destroyed environment”
@Princess Cantillo: “Every Jan-Feb talaga sila nagsasara”
@Kian Napao: “sana open”
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