An enchanting island of mystery, magic, and fireflies, Siquijor is one of the most underrated destinations in the Philippines. It’s a tiny island found in between (kind of) Cebu and Bohol. Siquijor is a lot less touristy than many of the other well-known islands of the Philippines - which is one of the reasons that we loved it so much. As part of this Siquijor itinerary, I wanted to share the magic of this charming island with you.
Siquijor island is one of the most mystical islands of the Philippines. The moment Peter and I arrived we felt the magic of what is locally known as Esla del Fuego - translated into “island of fire” because of the glow caused by the numerous fireflies that come out at night. An island notorious for stories about witchcraft, healing and sorcery, but for most tourists it’s all about the natural beauty.