Dahican Beach

Mati City, Davao Oriental

Dahican Beach is located in Mati City, Davao Oriental and is a long extensive sandy beach surrounded by tall coconut trees, clear waters and strong waves that are ideal for surfing. The beach has also been a site for turtle hatchlings on multiple occasions.

Dahican Beach and Turtle Sanctuary News

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    Whoever steps upon the white shores of Dahican in Mati City will have the same appreciation as I. It's a beautiful place to relax and just let oneself be along with its waves pushed forth by hanging amihan.

    Fronting the Pacific Ocean, Dahican beach experience made it all different from the other nearby beach parks in Davao. Huge waves came as often as tourists visit the small community.

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    Powdery white sands, uncrowded shores and crystal blue waters greet visitors at Dahican Beach in Mati, Davao Oriental.

    Locals and tourists who have come here would love to keep this 7-kilometer stretch of beach surrounded by coconut trees a secret for as long as they can. But the word is quickly spreading about this hidden gem, drawing weekend crowds from all over mainland Mindanao, Cebu and Manila.

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