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

  • The Search For The Next Boracay: Mati Davao Oriental

    The Search For The Next Boracay: Mati Davao Oriental

    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.

    Popular with surfers, skimboarders and beach bums, Dahican Beach offers a simple, unspoiled slice of paradise with a stunning crescent-shaped coastline.

    With Boracay's closure, locals are ...

  • Dahican Mati Davao Oriental This Is What I Came For

    Dahican Mati Davao Oriental This Is What I Came For

    Wena never liked the idea of traveling by dawn. She was not a morning person never had been! Therefore, the idea of traveling to Dahican, Mati, Davao Oriental at 03:00 AM discombobulated her up to not joining the trip. But, she did.

  • Dahican Again

    Dahican Again

    I dont feel so good about myself, and I dont think my body likes me much. The brain hasn't really been active at night but I'm still fazed how its idleness can still keep me awake at night. I haven't had enough sleep daily for the past month. This isn't new. And usually, when this happens, a quick beach getaway "fixes" everything.

  • Exploring Davao City, Davao Oriental, Occidental Elegantly Wasted

    Exploring Davao City, Davao Oriental, Occidental Elegantly Wasted

    When I found myself booking a plane ticket to Davao City, I immediately contacted Sam and told him he had free rein to basically craft an itinerary for me. I was pretty much open to anything, and he indulged. So heres part and parcel of what happened and where we went. We had our private driver (of Sams choosing) who could take us from Davao City to Occidental and back. While it was tiring, it was such a great experience to see how expansive and beautiful Davao is. I hope you enjoy this little blog post about my Davao adventure which took place October 2017.

  • Beach Please

    Beach Please

    I had an amazing long weekend at my favorite beach in Dahican. But laziness reared its ugly head in and, as usual, I didnt take any interesting photos.

  • Skimboarders Take Limelight In Mati City

    Skimboarders Take Limelight In Mati City

    Skimboarders will take the center stage when the Mini Skim Competition, a joint program of the Davao Oriental Boardriding Club and Ride Nature Organization, unfurls on February 8 at the Dahican Surf Resort in Mati City, Davao Oriental.

    Davao Oriental Boarding Club president Gracie Plata, in a Facebook conversation with SunStar Davao, said the event also doubles as try outs for the local skimboarders who will represent Davao Region Team for the planned Mindanao Skim Boarding Tour slated in September.

    "This is also a dry run/simulation for an international skim boarding event that will be ...