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“Surfer's Haven”
Review of Dahican Beach

Dahican Beach
Ranked #2 of 11 things to do in Mati
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed January 29, 2014

A natural playground for surfers. Waves are humongous. You better bring your food when goin to this place bec there are no restaurants or cafes around. The only accommodations avail are Botona and Dahican Surf Resort. We opted to rent for a tent at Amihan bec their site offers the best spot for surfing. The sand is very fine although the shore is a bit rocky. They offer surfing lessons for 400 per hr and skim lessons for 150 per hr. This place promises a lot of potential. I am even considering buying a lot here if I have the funds. Lol! I want to thank Kuya Winston and the Amihan boys for taking care of us. You guys are the best!

2  Thank diana_saguiguit
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Reviewed January 28, 2014

I chose this place the last time I had my 3 weeks vacation in the Phils. though I'm a resident of Tagum City but I haven't been there all my life. So, badly I wanted to try this new place and the place is not yet touristy, very laid back and the road en route there is all concrete except going inside the resort. Plus, you will be treated by breathtaking views of nature most especially the scenery of the fabled Sleeping Dinosaur. You can buy foods in the city proper for bbq, grilling and anything above the fire. Waves are good and the surfing experience is not so expensive for Php300 as of this comment. Visit my blog:

http://jlordalmighty.blogspot.sg/2014/01/family-getaway-at-dahican-surf-resort.html#more

10  Thank JaylordM82
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Reviewed December 5, 2013 via mobile

If youre the beach/outdoor-sy type of person, Dahican is for you. A 2 1/2- hr drive from Davao City, Dahican is a beach like no other: tranquil side for relaxation and wild side for skim boarding and surfing. Plus u get to have a peek of the Pacific.

5  Thank WanderLustDavao
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

Only a 3-hours drive from Davao City via the Scenic Maharlika Highway, Dahican Beach is indeed a hidden gem. The roads to Mati, Davao Oriental are unbelievably good - even better than those in Davao City. If only local leaders encourage investors to develop the area, and ensure the beauty of the town is preserved, it would surely be a favorite destination. Leaders should start maximizing the potential of our beautiful destinations. The beach is definitely more beautiful than Bali!

2  Thank davaocityguide
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

This is the pride of South Min for surfing and other water extreme adventures. Located in Mati, Davao Oriental, and may be reached by bus or private vehicle. However, there are only few resorts and restaurants nearby. Its better to include the itinerary other beaches just few kilometers away and even the island hopping in Waniban..

1  Thank Dibyne
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