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 Millenial Mermaid Matis Bayogyog At The Philippine Surfing Championship Tour

    The Millenial Mermaid Matis Bayogyog At The Philippine Surfing Championship Tour

    Philippine surfing makes history as the first ever Philippine Surfing Championship Tour (PSCT) recently concluded its first leg of the competition through the 19th National Siargao Cup.

    With almost 200 surfers who registered from all over the Philippines, this was definitely the biggest number of participants any Philippine surfing competition had ever seen.

    From the youngest competitor, 8 year-old Kaikai Alcala of Siargao to veteran professional surfer Jefferson Dela Torre from La Union and participants from Cantilan, Lanuza, Davao region and even Cagayan de Oro City it would be an unde ...

  • Chasing Waterfalls Davao To Surigao

    My 4 day first solo travel to over 500 km distance from Davao City to Surigao del Sur without itinerary yet turned to an exciting and spontaneous trip.

    Places visited:
    1. Davao City
    2. Maxima Resort, Samal Island
    3. Hagimit Falls, Samal Island
    4. Tagum
    5. Dahican Beach, Mati City
    6. Aliwagwag Falls, Cateel
    7. Tinuy-an Falls, Surigao del Sur
    8. Enchanted River, Surigao del Sur

  • A Friendship Getaway In Dahican Mati

    A Friendship Getaway In Dahican Mati

    Dahican, Mati is definitely one of the bucket-list-worthy destinations; not only for lovers or solo travelers but above all for family and friends as well. Despite the apparent proximity of the place, our determination was more profound than we have imagined. After rushed planning and eleventh-hour reservations, we were on our merry way to Dahican full of youthful zest and beaming expectations.

  • Top 6 Must-visit Spots In Davao Oriental

    Top 6 Must-visit Spots In Davao Oriental

    Just in time for the golden anniversary of Davao Oriental, we have prepared a list of the places you must never miss to visit in the province.

    Dahican Beach Mati City

    From someone raised in Mati, Dahican has become our standard for beaches.

    If your beach can't surpass or even just equal its alluring deep blue sea and powdery white sand shore, you better not try convincing us. Promise, this seven-kilometer stretch facing the Pacific Ocean can be anyone's perfect beach getaway. It is known for its inviting powerful waves which made it a surfing and skim-boarding hub in Davao Region. Th ...

  • When In Mati

    When In Mati

    DO: Fly the ultralight plane

    WHEN in Mati, before you hit Dahican's surf do check the waters??"from above ground. There's no better way to do that than taking a ride on an ultralight plane.

    The light plane aerial tour of Mati City by Mindanao Saga Flying Club (MSFC) must be topping the list of must do in Mati. Well, I'm not surprised after I was taken for a ride in one.

    The 15-minute trip gives you an aerial view of Mati's must-visit spots plus more??"the Dahican Cove, Pujada Bay, the Mangrove Forest, Subangan Museum, the coconut and mango plantation, and on a clear day, a fantastic ...

  • Davao Region My First In Mindanao

    Davao Region My First In Mindanao

    I dreamt of visiting Mindanao long before but I have this fear of setting foot in there. Don't get me wrong, media has taken over our lives these days but I came to this point where fear has been part of my life and the only way to deal with the fear is to actually face it.

    What I've learned this past months is the fear of fearing fear itself. It may sound crazy but it is not. In the moment not something that doesn't happened yet.

    Moving forward, I bought a ticket to Davao last November of 2015 and my trip will take place in November 2016. Yep. That long wait is worth it. I did every res ...