Naked Island Siargao

Pansukian Island is often called by locals as Naked Island Siargao just to give guests an idea of what to expect when they get there. This comprehensive guide will take you through the untouched beauty of this small sandbar located right infront of General Luna, Surigao del Norte and part of the Siargao group of islands. Unlike other islands adorned with dense trees, Naked Island offers a unique allure with its pure, white sand and the embracing clear blue waters of the Pacific.

Its name, “Naked”, isn’t just about its bare nature but it’s also about the genuine, unfiltered experiences it promises. Here, you won’t find the distractions, but you’re presented with an untouched horizon, gentle waves, the vast sky, and the soft , powdery sand beneath your feet.

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An island renowned for its "naked" white sand dune as its distinctive feature compared to Daku and Guyam. It's popular for photography both on the ground as well as in the air via a drone and can be visited by availing an island hopping package inclusive of the other islands.Although we arrived during a period of rainy weather, it was still worth a visit to see it in person.
Paweł APaweł A
11:54 04 Jul 24
Just a patch of sand in the middle of the sea. There is absolutely nothing to do 🙂
Dimitri BRAUDDimitri BRAUD
04:05 03 Jul 24
Beautiful tiny island as you can see on my video 😍
angela kenn cañasangela kenn cañas
00:13 26 Jun 24
Andrew SorianoAndrew Soriano
03:03 18 Jun 24
Christian GorospeChristian Gorospe
01:51 16 Jun 24
Simple sandbar that's the perfect stop for photos and drone shots. Sand was finer than the other islands in the Tri island tour.
Joel Arturo De JesusJoel Arturo De Jesus
04:41 14 Jun 24
Very sunny day!! Crowded at that time, but still enough space to run around and fly your drone.
22:11 09 Jun 24
Great spot to unwind and relax, no hassle, just peace and quiet
Chester Clark YeeChester Clark Yee
09:10 08 Jun 24
Cen Marini CantonCen Marini Canton
11:06 07 Jun 24
Daniel Guerrero ParésDaniel Guerrero Parés
12:50 05 Jun 24
A marvel
03:02 03 Jun 24
The sea views in Siargao are truly stunning. Today I participated in a local island hopping trip and went out to sea with a group of people, enjoying the blue sky, white sandy beach and charming sea view. We were very lucky to have great weather which made the whole trip even better.Apart from maybe getting a little tan, there's really nothing to worry about. On such a beautiful seaside, everything seems so relaxed and happy. This experience cannot be described in words. Only by experiencing it personally can you feel the beauty.
Everyone is wearing clothes ㅠㅠ
Socsy AtiollaSocsy Atiolla
10:19 24 May 24
One of the tri island tours that we visited and we enjoyed much. White sand beach and calm waves.
Jerry TamonJerry Tamon
14:27 20 May 24
Laure DittelLaure Dittel
02:17 17 May 24
It’s not naked island if there are hundreds of people on it. waste of time it's a shame
Berwyn DejanioBerwyn Dejanio
19:07 16 May 24
This place is awesome, but make sure to be as early as you can. We had the place all to ourselves for about 30-40 minutes. We were the first ones there!
Kitty SiemerinkKitty Siemerink
10:27 14 May 24
Nice sandbank, but overrated as an island. Perhaps suitable as a kitchen island?
00:31 14 May 24
Ronald Allan ChuaRonald Allan Chua
20:14 13 May 24
06:19 13 May 24
You can see cute Nemo👍
Marian PanizalesMarian Panizales
07:44 11 May 24
Amazing place.
11:59 02 May 24
Francois GFrancois G
21:21 28 Apr 24
Kyre SuryatnaKyre Suryatna
11:35 26 Apr 24
Mark Kevin TolentinoMark Kevin Tolentino
09:49 22 Apr 24
The Island is very beautiful
Novelle RegisNovelle Regis
05:03 22 Apr 24
Aminodin PamanayAminodin Pamanay
23:19 12 Apr 24
Lady Light MBLady Light MB
12:27 07 Apr 24
Check low tide times before setting your time to go there. Coordinate with your boat operator.Best time to be there at sun down.
MrJ. LundgrenMrJ. Lundgren
06:51 07 Apr 24
Nice place! Wife got stung with some jellyfish while out snorkeling but got good help from a guide boat with vinegar and some other tourists had anti-histamines so maybe extra luck! Definitely recommend doing the three islands tour! Bring your own refreshments though!
The AnonymousThe Anonymous
06:45 27 Mar 24
Exactly a naked island because there’s nothing in it. It’s an island with no trees, plants or any structure. There also aren’t any vendors or comfort room. It’s a very small island so you can basically see everything if you stand in the center. You can swim in the water.

The Allure of Naked Island

Naked Island isn’t just another beach destination in Siargao Island Philippines. It’s a slice of paradise. You have powdery white sand beneath your feet and crystal-clear waters inviting you to dive in. This island beckons travelers from around the world. It stands out as a premier tourist spot in the Philippines.

Named Naked Island for its bare nature, it’s more than just the absence of trees or buildings. It symbolizes pure, unadulterated beauty. Here, sunbathing feels divine. The tropical sun intensifies, making the cool, surrounding waters even more enticing. They offer a refreshing retreat from the heat.

The allure of Naked Island lies in its simplicity. It’s a place where you can unwind and reconnect with nature. Every moment here feels magical. The serene environment, coupled with the stunning views, makes it an idyllic destination. Whether you’re soaking up the sun or taking a dip in the clear waters, Naked Island promises an unforgettable experience. It’s a testament to the untouched beauty of the Philippines, a must-visit for any traveler.

Guest heading to the ocean
Insta 360 naked island shot
Lady guest raising her hands in the air
Guest enjoying the crystal clear waters
Naked Island Siargao aerial view

Getting to Naked Island Siargao

Stepping onto Naked Island feels like entering a dream. This little slice of paradise is just a short boat ride from the main Siargao Island. It’s the perfect spot for day-trippers and those on island-hopping tours. Naked Island’s close proximity to renowned surfing spots and other attractions in Siargao adds to its allure.

Location and Proximity

Naked Island, nestled near Siargao, is a must-visit. It’s only a few minutes away, making it easily accessible for day-trippers. Its proximity to the main island makes it an irresistible detour for explorers. But what truly sets Naked Island apart isn’t just its location; it’s the sense of isolation and serenity it offers.

You’ll be standing on its sandy shores, feeling like you’re in a different world. The hustle and bustle of civilization fade away. Here, you’re wrapped in tranquility and natural beauty. Naked Island provides an easily accessible retreat, yet once you’re there, it feels like a world apart. The experience of isolation, combined with its natural beauty, creates a unique and enchanting escape.

Routes to Reach the Island

There’s more than one way to reach this paradise. Direct flights from Manila or Clark to Siargao are the quickest routes. For those coming from Cebu or Butuan, there are convenient options too. Once you arrive in Siargao, General Luna, Surigao del Norte, serves as your gateway. From there, a private boat ride, less than 30 minutes long, will whisk you across azure waters.

The journey itself is magical. As your boat slices through the clear blue waters, you’re treated to breathtaking views of Siargao’s coastline. Coconut palms sway to the rhythm of the wind. The anticipation builds. By the time you arrive at Naked Island, the short trip feels like a grand adventure, a prelude to the serene beauty that awaits.

Island Tours and Packages

Exploring Naked Island in Siargao is an adventure you shouldn’t miss. It’s best enjoyed with a well-planned tour package. One standout option is the renowned “Tri-Island Tour.” This tour offers a comprehensive island-hopping experience. You’ll visit Naked Island, Daku Island, and Guyam Island, each with its own unique charm.


Naked Island is famous for its pristine sands, while Daku Island is known for its delightful booddle-fight lunches. Guyam Island, a tiny paradise, wraps up the tour. The combination is unbeatable. Each island offers something different, keeping the adventure fresh and exciting.


The Popular “Tri-Island Tour”

Ever heard of the “Siargao Tri-Island Tour”? It’s the easiest way to see the best of Siargao. Start your journey with Naked Island. Feel the powdery white sand beneath your feet. Next, set sail to Daku Island. What awaits there? You’ll find out soon.

Each tour is different, so check your Siargao itinerary. Some include more than just sightseeing as they they offer culinary delights too. It’s an adventure for all senses. 

Facilities and What to Bring

When visiting Naked Island, prepare for a natural experience. The island’s lack of facilities is part of its charm. It encourages visitors to enjoy in its untouched beauty. Remember to pack essentials. Sun protection is a must. Bring drinks and snacks too.

While some island-hopping tours in Siargao might offer snorkeling gear, it’s wise to bring your own. You don’t want to miss out on the vibrant underwater life. The island is a sandbar in the middle of the ocean. Its simplicity is its beauty. Pack wisely, and you’ll enjoy the serene, natural environment fully.

Popular Activities to Indulge In

Naked Island in Siargao isn’t just a sight to behold; it’s an adventure waiting to unfold. Imagine stepping onto a pristine beach where the sand is as white as snow and the water is as clear as glass. Whether you’re aiming to capture its raw beauty or dive into its crystal-clear waters, there’s something for every traveler. The island’s small size makes it perfect for a leisurely walk. Each step offers a new perspective, a fresh view of paradise.

Wandering around the island offers a unique experience. The surrounding ocean and the unspoiled landscape make it a true paradise. There’s no rush here. Just take your time and enjoy the serenity. Naked Island is the ideal spot to escape the crowds and connect with nature. Every moment spent here feels like a gift from nature, an invitation to slow down and appreciate the simple joys of life. 

Capture the Beauty

Got a camera? Now’s the time to use it. Naked Island is a photographer’s dream. Its unique landscape, surrounded by the vast ocean, provides the perfect backdrop for stunning photographs. The light is magical, especially during sunrise and sunset. The way the sun kisses the sand and reflects off the water is nothing short of spectacular. If you have a drone, the aerial views are simply breathtaking.

The drone perspective showcases the island’s isolation. It’s a sight you won’t forget. The views from above reveal the full splendor of this tiny island. The island looks like a perfect pearl in the middle of the ocean. It’s a perspective that truly captures the essence of Naked Island. Don’t miss the chance to get those perfect shots. Every photo taken here is a memory captured forever.

Swim, Explore, and Snorkel

The clear waters aren’t just for gazing. Dive in. Swim around. Or walk from one end of the island to the other. It won’t take long; it’s one of the smallest islands around. Yet, the experience is vast. The island’s small size allows for easy exploration. You can see it all in a short time.

Snorkeling around Naked Island reveals a vibrant underwater world. The marine life here is abundant. It’s a colorful, thriving ecosystem beneath the waves. The underwater scenery is as beautiful as the island itself. Each dive uncovers a new facet of the ocean’s beauty. Don’t miss out on this aquatic adventure. The memories you create here will last a lifetime.


Practical Information

Fees, Charges, and Best Times


View at Naked Island during sunset.

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When planning a visit to the pristine shores of Naked Island, guests typically pay a fee ranging from 1,500 to 2,500 pesos per person (this already covers the whole of tri-island tour), depending on the number of participants. This fee ensures a seamless experience, covering boat tours, environmental fees, docking charges, and other expenses. Customized tours offer a more personalized experience, with options for private boats and tailored itineraries.

For those seeking a more personalized experience, customized tours are also available. These bespoke packages might involve contracting private tours, which, while slightly pricier, offer exclusivity and the luxury of a larger or even a party boat for the tri-island hopping adventure.

The beauty of booking through a reputable tour operator is the convenience it brings. By settling the fees in advance, guests can focus on the excitement of the journey rather than the logistics. This pre-booking system means visitors won’t have to deal with individual payments for environmental fees, docking charges, or other miscellaneous costs, making the trip hassle-free and more enjoyable.

The optimal time to visit Naked Island is during the summer months of March to June. This period offers the best weather conditions, enhancing the island’s natural beauty. The golden hues of dusk provide a magical backdrop, perfect for those seeking to capture the island’s beauty in photographs.


Aerial view of Naked Island Siargao

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I stay overnight on Naked Island?

No, Naked Island does not offer overnight accommodations. It is primarily a day-trip destination, with visitors typically staying in resorts or hotels on Siargao Island. The island’s untouched nature makes it ideal for day visits, allowing travelers to experience its beauty without the need for overnight stays.

Are there any restaurants on Naked Island?

Naked Island is devoid of commercial establishments, including restaurants. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own snacks and refreshments. This lack of facilities is part of the island’s charm, offering a chance to enjoy a picnic in a serene setting.

How long does it take to explore the entire island?

Exploring Naked Island is a quick yet fulfilling experience. Given its small size, a walk around the entire island can be completed in just a few minutes. This brief exploration allows visitors to fully appreciate the island’s compact beauty.

Is it safe to swim around Naked Island?

Yes, the waters around Naked Island are clear, calm, and safe for swimming. The gentle waves and crystal-clear visibility make it an ideal spot for both swimming and snorkeling, allowing visitors to cool off and explore the underwater world.

Can I book a tour once I'm in Siargao?

While it is possible to book tours to Naked Island upon arrival in Siargao, it is recommended to plan in advance. This ensures availability and allows for a more organized itinerary. Local tour operators in Siargao offer various packages, including trips to Naked Island.

Can I rent snorkeling or diving equipment on Naked Island?

Naked Island does not have facilities for equipment rental. Visitors interested in snorkeling or diving should rent equipment from resorts or dive shops in Siargao before embarking on their island-hopping adventure.

Is Naked Island suitable for families with children?

Naked Island is a family-friendly destination. Its shallow waters near the shore are safe for children to play and swim. However, due to the lack of shade, it is important to ensure sun protection for all family members.


Naked Island Siargao is a must-visit destination for anyone planning to explore and visit Siargao Island. Its unique, unspoiled beauty offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Whether you’re seeking adventure or relaxation, Naked Island provides an unforgettable experience in the heart of Southeast Asia. Plan your visit and include Naked Island in your Siargao island hopping tour for a journey that will leave you with lasting memories.

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