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Dahican Beach

Address: Mati, Mati, Mindanao, Philippines
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Mati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Great beach with free cottages. You can bbq eith 30php/kilo on the 'tindahan' inside the resort/beach. Abit slopy beach and it can get really deep fast. Overall experience was worth it with family and friends especially when you have bbqs.

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Davao City, Davao City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

If you are looking for a chill, laid back beach adventure getaway, then head over to Dahican Surf Resort which is situated in the heart of Dahican beach which offers a pristine view of the fabled beach. Not such a beach-bum? The resort offers skim boarding and surfing lessons (when waves are in season) for Php 150/hour and Php 300/hour... More 

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Taguig City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I chanced upon Dahican Beach when I traveled to Mati, Davao Oriental on a work visit. I heard about the place from blogger Jojie Alcantara and told myself I had to see the waves for myself. Around 5am, I hopped on a habal-habal and arrived at the beachfront before sunrise. The cove was practically empty save for a handful of... More 

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

this place was introduce to us by the Governor of Davao Oriental Mrs. Corazon Malanyaon during our visit last Aug 17. wow this is is very interesting. its free of access and free of ussage to all amenities inside. the sand is totally white and so clean. would be back there more and more... to explore the island

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Its been awhile since i paid a visit to my hometown Mati and there's no other way to start it better than visit the majestic Dahican Beach. It changed a lot for d better, i mean way better than before. Beach line is better than any other white sand beaches. The waves are still there of course. Just bring our... More 

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Davao City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My family and I have gone to several beaches in Mindanao, but nothing compares to Dahican beach. The sands are white and fine, the scenary is a postcard. The waves are fun and marine life a plenty. Did I mention the entrance and day tour is FREE? The only concern is the cottages are first come first served, but then,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

just been to dahican, worse experience ever. i got small animal bites from the bed. called <KUTING> and the room we payed for 3 person 4000 per night and not even clean. We stay 2 nights in there and the whole time i don't feel relax. u have to buy your own food cook it your self etc NO restaurant... More 

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Muntinlupa City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It was my second trip to Dahican and it is still one of Mindanao's best kept secret. The uncrowded beach that stretches for miles, friendly locals and laid back vibes makes this place one of the best spots to get lost in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The beach is clean with a nice view, nice place for a leisurely walk. I havent tried surfing but the place is a surfing haven.It can be reached by riding a habal habal from Mati City.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Been to dahican a few times. Brilliant place to relax and unwind. Locals so friendly. Beaches clean sea crystal clear. What else do you need.

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