Explore Siargao’s Magnificent Magpupungko Pool


Pack your things, and get ready for an exciting adventure! We’re gonna explore one of the majestic spots in the surfing capital of the Philippines!

Siargao is a teardrop shaped island located 800 kilometers southeast of Manila in the province of Surigao del Norte. It is famous for its natural attractions and majestic views.



One of the breathtaking attractions in Siargao is the Magpupungko Pools. As cliche as it may be, Magpupungko Pools is a beautiful gem that will take your breath away.




Feel free to marvel the turquoise blue waters and intricate rock formations surrounding the tidal pools. It is truly majestic. There’s no other word to describe it.

How to get there? You can hire a habal-habal or rent a motorcycle for you to drive. You can also rent a van.

Magpupungko Pools is located in Pilar, about an hour drive from General Luna. There are two ways to reach the pool when tides are low. First, you can pass from the back going through rocky steps or pass through the beach. It is best to visit the pools in the morning, when it is low tide.

Prepare to discover a crystal clear body of water underneath the sharp massive rocks! On the shallow parts, you can enjoy wading. And on the deep parts, you can take a plunge or jump off the rocks.

There are various restaurants and food stalls in the area, so you don’t need to worry about getting hungry.

Share this with your friends and plan your visit now! Here is your ultimate travel guide to the insanely beautiful Siargao Island.

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