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Our Guests Appreciate

Our staff attaches great importance to discretion, the protection of your privacy and offers you excellent quality in all areas.
A family atmosphere away from the stressful mass tourism in a very quiet location with breathtaking and unique view of the sunset.
One of the most magnificent house reefs in Siquijor with an intact underwater world, which impresses with its colorful biodiversity.
A perfect environment for divers and snorkelers. No disturbing ebb and flow, here you can dive, snorkel and swim for 24 hours
Guests come mainly from Europe and the Oceania region. Book and experience it yourself.

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Kawayan Holiday Resort

Since 2011 we offer to our guests a unique atmosphere in a private and family environment.
Incidentally, the Kawayan Holiday Resort in Siquijor is not only a recommendation for divers, but also offers peace-seekers the perfect environment.
In addition, the versatile leisure facilities make every stay an experience and thus an unforgettable holiday.
Further an experienced kitchen team will take care of your well-being all day long and spoil you with delicacies from our kitchen.
Served by our restaurant crew which completes a real high class service to give you unforgettable experience in the Philippines.

Our Guests Come From...

Mainly from Europe and the Oceania region
Australia
Austria
Denmark
England
Finland
Netherlands
Germany
Hong Kong
Ireland
New Zealand
Philippines
Singapore
Sweden
South Africa
Switzerland
USA

REVIEWS

From Our Guests

Our Location

The Kawayan Holiday Resort Philippines is located approximately half an hour from the harbor in Siquijor, on one of the most beautiful coastlines of the island.
Our boutique style facility is located in a very quiet location – pure nature. From time to time you may hear the mooing of a cow, the crows of a rooster or the famous sounds of the cute Gekkos.
Not for party addicts, but for connoisseurs! We offer the perfect ambience if you are looking for peace and relaxation. The nearest major villages, such as San Juan or Lazi, can be reached in about 15 minutes by motorbike.
The resort is surrounded by high coconut palms, nestled in a rocky, rough garden landscape directly above the sea. Enjoy diving, massages, the cool water in the swimming pool, culinary highlights from the kitchen or simply your villa.

Everything In Motion

There’s a lot to do – of course, only if you want it. Experience the fascinating underwater world close up. Sknorkeling, the simplest way to discover the fascinating world of the oceans.
Adventurous enough? Rent a motorcycle and explore the island or symply go for our island tours.
Massages, enjoy hours of pure relaxation for body, mind and soul.
Book your villas today to enjoy activities and sports in a charming environment.

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7 VILLAS
30 DIVE SPOTS
3 BOATS
25 NATIONS

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We offer our guests REAL holidays. You can book your villa online. We look forward to your stay
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The most common questions

Is there WiFi at the resort?

Kawayan Holiday Resort gives guests free internet access. Our Internet is transmitted over a radio over a distance of over 35 kilometers.
Accordingly, the network has a limited capacity. We ask you not to carry out unnecessary and burdensome actions. (Fair Use Policy applies). The availability of the internet is NOT guaranteed and is not required.
If no connection is possible, the resort can not be held responsible for any consequences. It is a voluntary service of the hotel to our guests. The Wi-Fi is free for our registered guests.
Our routers react to excessive down- or upload.
With constant overload, the bandwidth is automatically downgraded. The management reserves the right to interrupt the connection without notice.

From which countries do guests come from?

Our guests come mainly from Europe and the Oceania region.

Are visitors allowed at the resort?

The resort places a high value on discretion and the preservation of your privacy. That's why NO day tourists are strictly allowed in the resort. Only guests staying in the resort are allowed in the resort.

What are the check-in and check-out times?

Check-in from 2pm is possible at any time. Check-out maximum until 12 noon.
Early check-in from 12 noon costs PHP 800.- per villa. Early check-in before 12 noon will be charged with PHP 1800.- per villa.
Early check-in is only possible upon availability. Check-in is from the moment you check in at the reception. There is no claim.

How far is it from the arrival port Siquijor to the resort?

The resort is located about half an hour from the arrival port of Siquijor Siquijor. From the harbor Siquijor Larena you need about 50 minutes. The hotel is located on one of the most beautiful parts of Siquijor.
The boutique style Hotel is located in a very quiet location and is surrounded by high coconut palms, nestled in a rocky, rough garden landscape on the sea. NOT RECOMMENDED FOR PARTY ADDICTS!

Can the villa be booked and paid directly?

You can book the villa directly with our modern online booking system. At the end of the booking you will be asked to pay via PayPal. Please continue with this. Only a PAID booking is valid.
You do not necessarily need a PayPal account for this payment method. If you are redirected to the PayPal payment page, you can select another field under the login mask: "By debit or credit card".
Click on it and fill in the appropriate payment option. At the end of the form you have to activate the two checkboxes. Complete the payment process by clicking "Agree and Continue".

Can I smoke in the villa?

No, all villas are 100% non-smoking villas. You are only allowed to smoke outside on the large terrace.

Is there a minimum number of nights that need's to be booked?

The resort does not accept bookings for one night only. Two, three (2,3) or more nights are the minimum for a booking - depending on the season.
At certain times of the year, such as at least four to seven (4-7) nights must be booked at Christmas or New Year.
The booking system will show you the minimum stay period. Below that you can not mark the date. We can not allow any exceptions.

How many guests are allowed per villa?

Generally, two (2) people are allowed per villa at most. An exception is only possible with the Prestige Villas. There we allow up to two extra beds.
These extra beds will be charged per night. In the booking system up to four (4) guests can be selected in this case.

Is there available drinking water in the villas?

Throughout the resort you get fresh drinking water. For environmental reasons (No Plastic Policy) we generally NOT USE plastic bottles. As soon as you arrive you will receive an aluminum bottle from us.
These can be replenished by our staff anywhere in the resort and on board our dive boats.
WE DO NOT WISH YOU TO BRING PLASTIC BOTTLES TO THE RESORT

How do I get from the port to the resort?

The resort offers chargeable transfers from/to the pier/resort. Transfers to/from Siquijor Siquijor Pier cost PHP 1000.- per van/way. From/to Siquijor Larena Pier PHP 1800.- per van/way.
The journey time from the resort to Siquijor Siquijor Pier is around 25-30 minutes. The journey time to Siquijor Larena Pier is about 50 - 60 minutes. We transport only our guests.
*If you have booked directly on our website then you can take advantage of our free Siquijor pick up service to the hotel as long as our van's are available. Please inform early enough about your arrival time by e-mail. This is a voluntary service of the hotel. There is no claim should picking up be impossible (*Only applies to direct bookings).

Is it possible to fly to Siquijor directly by plane?

To travel with a charter flight is possible from Cebu airport. If you choose this option, your arrival time will be shortened by about 5 hours.
If you book, you will be picked up directly from Cebu International Airport and taken to the local airport.
From there you will fly directly to Siquijor Airport in about 45 minutes with the type of aircraft you have booked.
From the local airport in Siquijor you will be picked up by us and promptly driven to the resort. Travel time about 20 minutes.

IMPORTANT INFO: Our charter flight has NOTHING to do with Air Juan. We hereby expressly distance ourselves from Air Juan Philippines. We strongly advise against booking with this airline.
The chances that you pay airline tickets but then never fly are very high. The airline is famous for its unreliability. Flights are often canceled or postponed at short notice, which in turn forces you to unintentionally change your vacation plans.</p>

Can you recommend Air Juan for the flight to Siquijor?

Based on the bad experience of our guests, we hereby expressly distance ourselves from Air Juan Philippines. We strongly advise against booking with this airline.
The chances that you pay airline tickets but then never fly are very high. The airline is famous for its unreliability. Flights are often canceled or postponed at short notice, which in turn forces you to unintentionally change your vacation plans. The reasons are unknown.

What do I have to pay attention if charter flight?

Since these are small aircraft's, the permissible weight plays an important role. For guests who bring their own diving equipment, we expect one less seat each in a small plane.
In any case, the total loading weight of a 4-seater without pilot must NOT exceed 250 kg. The total loading weight of a 6-seater without pilot must not exceed 400 kg.
Before departure, you and your luggage will be weighed together. If you do bring overweight, you must either leave something behind or switch to the next larger aircraft type.
Although the charter has been booked through us, we are not responsible for compliance with the total weight. You must pay for these additional costs yourself.

Can the resort provide information about shipping schedules?

Unfortunately, we can not give you reliable information on the timetables of the ferry or passenger ship operations. Departure times can change here at any time.
In the worst case, even planned connections without prior information are simply canceled. It is best to ask the operators directly for reliable information.

Can I pay my stay by credit card?

Credit card (Mastercard or Visa) is possible from a minimum amount of PHP 10'000.-. In this case additionally 5% bank charges will be charged. Under 10'000.- cash or PayPal is possible. We also accept certain foreign currencies.

Can I do payment in cash?

You can pay in the following currencies: CHF, EURO, AUD, USD and PHP. Philippine pesos (PHP) are always preferred.
All currencies are converted at the current resort exchange rate. As a rule, the conversion rate is worse in Siquijor. We recommend you to change money in Dumaguete, Cebu or Manila.

Do I need cash at the resort itself?

You do not need cash at the resort. Your consumations are written on your villa's account. In the evening or at the latest the next morning you will be asked by our staff to check and sign your daily bill.

Can I request an account statement at any time?

You can request a bank statement every day. The current state always goes back to the last signed settlement.

How much are the expenses in the resort?

You will be provided with everything you need for a relaxing holiday. The cost of food and drink is the standard of the hotel and according to the usual island prices outside the resort.
On average, you can expect to spend around 1000-1500 pesos per day and per person, around $ 20- $ 25 in normal consumption.
Outside of the resort, the dusty food and drinks offered at the roadside are also cheaper. In this case, the providers hardly care about hygiene, pay staff or taxes.

Is it possible to make massages?

We have our own massage area located directly on the cliff above the sea. While enjoying a relaxing full body, foot or back massage, you can fully indulge in the massage and relaxing sound of the surf.

Does the resort have motorcycles for rent?

The resort offers well-serviced motorcycles for rent. However, if you want to rent a motorbike, you will need to bring an appropriate MOTORCYCLE license.
Without a valid MOTORCYCLE license, we can not rent you a motorcycle. We follow the regulations in force in the Philippines. There is a helmet obligation.

Is there a minimum age to rent/drive a motorbike?

Any person over the age of 18 and with a valid motorcycle license can rent a vehicle. We follow the regulations in force in the Philippines.

Is there a beach volleyball field?

The resort has its own beach volleyball court. Other sports such as beach handball, beach soccer, beachminton and may more can be played on the court

Can I play billiards?

The resort has a pool table which you can use at will.

Is there a diving center right at the resort?

The resort has its own professional dive center under Swiss management. The dive center and its service is only available to our guests.
We have two own dive boats. The big boat with licensed captain, motor man and qualified crew.
If you want to rent equipment, you can do that in the dive center too. For up to 16 divers we can offer modern and well maintained rental equipment.
Weather permitting, we use our boat daily to dive along the Siquijor coast. As a rule, up to four dives per day are possible.

Can beginner courses be made?

You can do every scuba diving course on-site. We have a fully equipped dive center right in the resort. Simply report to the dive center. We offer courses up to and including the Divemaster.

Can I try scuba diving?

To get the first underwater impressions and to find out if diving suits you, you can do a discover diving with us. Discover dive includes only one lesson with exercises in the pool.
Discover diving is done free of charge by us. If you still want to try diving in the sea, then you can transform the discover dive into a paid "Try Scuba" and enjoy a dive in the sea. If you decide afterwards to do a diving course, the "Try Scuba" will be counted as the first dive to the course.

Do I have to carry the diving equipment myself?

No, our staff will take care of your equipment. Unless you want it differently.

Is swimming and snorkeling possible at any time?

Low tide and hight tide have no influence on us. You can immerse yourself 24 hours directly in turquoise blue water - swimming, diving, snorkeling are always possible.

Do you have snorkeling equipment for rent?

If you need a snorkel gear, just contact our staff. Definitely worth it because our house reef is one of the nicest in Siquijor.
If you want to go snorkeling with our dive boat is also possible. However, only if the boat is already planned for a trip with divers.
The trip by boat costs PHP 500.- per person. Incidentally, we will gladly give you a free snorkel gear, but you will have to pay for any damage or loss.

Resort
Is there WiFi at the resort?

Kawayan Holiday Resort gives guests free internet access. Our Internet is transmitted over a radio over a distance of over 35 kilometers.
Accordingly, the network has a limited capacity. We ask you not to carry out unnecessary and burdensome actions. (Fair Use Policy applies). The availability of the internet is NOT guaranteed and is not required.
If no connection is possible, the resort can not be held responsible for any consequences. It is a voluntary service of the hotel to our guests. The Wi-Fi is free for our registered guests.
Our routers react to excessive down- or upload.
With constant overload, the bandwidth is automatically downgraded. The management reserves the right to interrupt the connection without notice.

From which countries do guests come from?

Our guests come mainly from Europe and the Oceania region.

Are visitors allowed at the resort?

The resort places a high value on discretion and the preservation of your privacy. That's why NO day tourists are strictly allowed in the resort. Only guests staying in the resort are allowed in the resort.

What are the check-in and check-out times?

Check-in from 2pm is possible at any time. Check-out maximum until 12 noon.
Early check-in from 12 noon costs PHP 800.- per villa. Early check-in before 12 noon will be charged with PHP 1800.- per villa.
Early check-in is only possible upon availability. Check-in is from the moment you check in at the reception. There is no claim.

How far is it from the arrival port Siquijor to the resort?

The resort is located about half an hour from the arrival port of Siquijor Siquijor. From the harbor Siquijor Larena you need about 50 minutes. The hotel is located on one of the most beautiful parts of Siquijor.
The boutique style Hotel is located in a very quiet location and is surrounded by high coconut palms, nestled in a rocky, rough garden landscape on the sea. NOT RECOMMENDED FOR PARTY ADDICTS!

Villas
Can the villa be booked and paid directly?

You can book the villa directly with our modern online booking system. At the end of the booking you will be asked to pay via PayPal. Please continue with this. Only a PAID booking is valid.
You do not necessarily need a PayPal account for this payment method. If you are redirected to the PayPal payment page, you can select another field under the login mask: "By debit or credit card".
Click on it and fill in the appropriate payment option. At the end of the form you have to activate the two checkboxes. Complete the payment process by clicking "Agree and Continue".

Can I smoke in the villa?

No, all villas are 100% non-smoking villas. You are only allowed to smoke outside on the large terrace.

Is there a minimum number of nights that need's to be booked?

The resort does not accept bookings for one night only. Two, three (2,3) or more nights are the minimum for a booking - depending on the season.
At certain times of the year, such as at least four to seven (4-7) nights must be booked at Christmas or New Year.
The booking system will show you the minimum stay period. Below that you can not mark the date. We can not allow any exceptions.

How many guests are allowed per villa?

Generally, two (2) people are allowed per villa at most. An exception is only possible with the Prestige Villas. There we allow up to two extra beds.
These extra beds will be charged per night. In the booking system up to four (4) guests can be selected in this case.

Is there available drinking water in the villas?

Throughout the resort you get fresh drinking water. For environmental reasons (No Plastic Policy) we generally NOT USE plastic bottles. As soon as you arrive you will receive an aluminum bottle from us.
These can be replenished by our staff anywhere in the resort and on board our dive boats.
WE DO NOT WISH YOU TO BRING PLASTIC BOTTLES TO THE RESORT

Transfers
How do I get from the port to the resort?

The resort offers chargeable transfers from/to the pier/resort. Transfers to/from Siquijor Siquijor Pier cost PHP 1000.- per van/way. From/to Siquijor Larena Pier PHP 1800.- per van/way.
The journey time from the resort to Siquijor Siquijor Pier is around 25-30 minutes. The journey time to Siquijor Larena Pier is about 50 - 60 minutes. We transport only our guests.
*If you have booked directly on our website then you can take advantage of our free Siquijor pick up service to the hotel as long as our van's are available. Please inform early enough about your arrival time by e-mail. This is a voluntary service of the hotel. There is no claim should picking up be impossible (*Only applies to direct bookings).

Is it possible to fly to Siquijor directly by plane?

To travel with a charter flight is possible from Cebu airport. If you choose this option, your arrival time will be shortened by about 5 hours.
If you book, you will be picked up directly from Cebu International Airport and taken to the local airport.
From there you will fly directly to Siquijor Airport in about 45 minutes with the type of aircraft you have booked.
From the local airport in Siquijor you will be picked up by us and promptly driven to the resort. Travel time about 20 minutes.

IMPORTANT INFO: Our charter flight has NOTHING to do with Air Juan. We hereby expressly distance ourselves from Air Juan Philippines. We strongly advise against booking with this airline.
The chances that you pay airline tickets but then never fly are very high. The airline is famous for its unreliability. Flights are often canceled or postponed at short notice, which in turn forces you to unintentionally change your vacation plans.</p>

Can you recommend Air Juan for the flight to Siquijor?

Based on the bad experience of our guests, we hereby expressly distance ourselves from Air Juan Philippines. We strongly advise against booking with this airline.
The chances that you pay airline tickets but then never fly are very high. The airline is famous for its unreliability. Flights are often canceled or postponed at short notice, which in turn forces you to unintentionally change your vacation plans. The reasons are unknown.

What do I have to pay attention if charter flight?

Since these are small aircraft's, the permissible weight plays an important role. For guests who bring their own diving equipment, we expect one less seat each in a small plane.
In any case, the total loading weight of a 4-seater without pilot must NOT exceed 250 kg. The total loading weight of a 6-seater without pilot must not exceed 400 kg.
Before departure, you and your luggage will be weighed together. If you do bring overweight, you must either leave something behind or switch to the next larger aircraft type.
Although the charter has been booked through us, we are not responsible for compliance with the total weight. You must pay for these additional costs yourself.

Can the resort provide information about shipping schedules?

Unfortunately, we can not give you reliable information on the timetables of the ferry or passenger ship operations. Departure times can change here at any time.
In the worst case, even planned connections without prior information are simply canceled. It is best to ask the operators directly for reliable information.

Money
Can I pay my stay by credit card?

Credit card (Mastercard or Visa) is possible from a minimum amount of PHP 10'000.-. In this case additionally 5% bank charges will be charged. Under 10'000.- cash or PayPal is possible. We also accept certain foreign currencies.

Can I do payment in cash?

You can pay in the following currencies: CHF, EURO, AUD, USD and PHP. Philippine pesos (PHP) are always preferred.
All currencies are converted at the current resort exchange rate. As a rule, the conversion rate is worse in Siquijor. We recommend you to change money in Dumaguete, Cebu or Manila.

Do I need cash at the resort itself?

You do not need cash at the resort. Your consumations are written on your villa's account. In the evening or at the latest the next morning you will be asked by our staff to check and sign your daily bill.

Can I request an account statement at any time?

You can request a bank statement every day. The current state always goes back to the last signed settlement.

How much are the expenses in the resort?

You will be provided with everything you need for a relaxing holiday. The cost of food and drink is the standard of the hotel and according to the usual island prices outside the resort.
On average, you can expect to spend around 1000-1500 pesos per day and per person, around $ 20- $ 25 in normal consumption.
Outside of the resort, the dusty food and drinks offered at the roadside are also cheaper. In this case, the providers hardly care about hygiene, pay staff or taxes.

Activities
Is it possible to make massages?

We have our own massage area located directly on the cliff above the sea. While enjoying a relaxing full body, foot or back massage, you can fully indulge in the massage and relaxing sound of the surf.

Does the resort have motorcycles for rent?

The resort offers well-serviced motorcycles for rent. However, if you want to rent a motorbike, you will need to bring an appropriate MOTORCYCLE license.
Without a valid MOTORCYCLE license, we can not rent you a motorcycle. We follow the regulations in force in the Philippines. There is a helmet obligation.

Is there a minimum age to rent/drive a motorbike?

Any person over the age of 18 and with a valid motorcycle license can rent a vehicle. We follow the regulations in force in the Philippines.

Is there a beach volleyball field?

The resort has its own beach volleyball court. Other sports such as beach handball, beach soccer, beachminton and may more can be played on the court

Can I play billiards?

The resort has a pool table which you can use at will.

Dive Center
Is there a diving center right at the resort?

The resort has its own professional dive center under Swiss management. The dive center and its service is only available to our guests.
We have two own dive boats. The big boat with licensed captain, motor man and qualified crew.
If you want to rent equipment, you can do that in the dive center too. For up to 16 divers we can offer modern and well maintained rental equipment.
Weather permitting, we use our boat daily to dive along the Siquijor coast. As a rule, up to four dives per day are possible.

Can beginner courses be made?

You can do every scuba diving course on-site. We have a fully equipped dive center right in the resort. Simply report to the dive center. We offer courses up to and including the Divemaster.

Can I try scuba diving?

To get the first underwater impressions and to find out if diving suits you, you can do a discover diving with us. Discover dive includes only one lesson with exercises in the pool.
Discover diving is done free of charge by us. If you still want to try diving in the sea, then you can transform the discover dive into a paid "Try Scuba" and enjoy a dive in the sea. If you decide afterwards to do a diving course, the "Try Scuba" will be counted as the first dive to the course.

Do I have to carry the diving equipment myself?

No, our staff will take care of your equipment. Unless you want it differently.

Is swimming and snorkeling possible at any time?

Low tide and hight tide have no influence on us. You can immerse yourself 24 hours directly in turquoise blue water - swimming, diving, snorkeling are always possible.

Do you have snorkeling equipment for rent?

If you need a snorkel gear, just contact our staff. Definitely worth it because our house reef is one of the nicest in Siquijor.
If you want to go snorkeling with our dive boat is also possible. However, only if the boat is already planned for a trip with divers.
The trip by boat costs PHP 500.- per person. Incidentally, we will gladly give you a free snorkel gear, but you will have to pay for any damage or loss.

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