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Socorro is an island town in Caraga Region. The whole town covers Bucas Grande Island, south of Siargao.


The Municipality of Socorro covers Bucas Grande Island. In 2015, it had a population of over 22,000 people. Socorro is subdivided into 14 barangays.

The main settlement is the Port of Socorro on the east side of the island. It has a public market.

Get in[edit]

From Hayangbon Pier, 30-40 min by banka from the pier, ₱1,500-2,000 per trip (depends on your negotiation with the banca (motorboat) owner at the pier).

Get around[edit]


  • Sohoton Submarine Water Cave
  • Hayangabon Pier
  • Private beaches
  • Magkukuob Cave
  • Hagukan Cave
  • Socorro Rock Formation
  • Sohoton Lagoon






  • Club Tara Resort, Bucas Grande Island, Socorro (on the west side of the island), +63 917 522 5500. Check-in: 2PM, check-out: 10AM. Club Tara in Bucas Grande Island offers rooms equipped with air conditioning, minibar, hairdryer, shower, balcony/lanai/terrace, jacuzzi, coffee/tea maker, refrigerator and complimentary bottled water. Some of its facilities and services are bar, restaurant, meeting facilities, poolside bar, garden, jacuzzi, swimming pool, airport transfer and room service. ₱1,500-5,000.


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