Pujada Island

Mati City, Davao Oriental

Pujada Island is located in Mati City, Davao Oriental. It is unspoiled and undeveloped environment with no resorts, bungalows or any kind of refuge built for its visitors.

Pujada Island divides the entrance into Pujada Bay Protected Seascape Marine Reserve. The bay has been declared a marine protected area known as the Pujada Bay Protected Seascape. It covers 21,200 hectares protec ...

ting the bay and its coastal area including its four islands.

Pujada Bay is known for its rich coral reef system and white-sand beaches. It has a small inlet on its northwestern side called Balete Bay. Several rivers and streams flow into the bay, including Catmonan Creek, Dawan Creek, Dilaon Creek, Mati River, Matiao Creek and Guanguan Creek.

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  • Protected Landscape And Seascape (Part 5 Of 5 Mati Series)

    Protected Landscape And Seascape (Part 5 Of 5 Mati Series)

    Mati City is rich in highlands and islands and these can sure be tapped sustainably to boost the city's tourism industry.

    Two of the emerging spots in the city are Pujada Island and Sleeping Dinosaur Trail. It offers travelers and adventure seekers another reason to explore or rediscover the lone city in Davao Oriental.

    But as these two tourist spots lure more visitors yearly, what are the efforts of the local government and the community living nearby to maintain the set-up of this serene island and green trail destination especially that these two belong to the so-called Pujada Bay Pro ...

  • Davao Travel Guide Part 1

    Davao Travel Guide Part 1


    Davao is the gateway to the southern Philippines, a hub of commerce, industry and transportation in the southern Mindanao region. The city is hailed as one of the worlds safest cities and you do not have to fear about going out late at night because it is really safe. Davao is the hometown of current President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte and he has devoted many years to the development in Davao. There are many places of interest that are worth visiting in this city and in this blog entry, I will share about the attractions that we have visited during this four-day ...

  • Pujada Island Awesome Drone Video

    Pujada Island Mati Awesome Drone Video.

    Mati City, Davao Oriental.

  • Getting To These PH Beaches Isnt Easy But Its Worth It

    Getting To These PH Beaches Isnt Easy But Its Worth It

    Where can you find a 'natural jacuzzi,' pink sand, and more? A trip to these beaches may take hours and hours ??" but it's well worth the magical sights that await.

    Picture this: just you and a long stretch of white sand lapped by clear blue waters. Occasionally, you may see locals, or a few other people who dared to visit this beach like you did, but mostly, the beach ??" or a large stretch of it ??" is all yours. Of course, this quiet scenery comes with a price, particularly long hours of not exactly comfortable travel.

    But for those up for a challenging adventure, below are some beaut ...

  • Top 12 Must-Visit Tourist Destinations In Davao Oriental

    Top 12 Must-Visit Tourist Destinations In Davao Oriental

    In the recent years, Davao Oriental has become a tourist favorite owing to the diverse tourist destinations it offers from ridge to reef which include mountain trekking adventure, white-sand beach lined with pampering resorts for various kinds of vacation goers, immense waterfalls, among others.

    Dahican Beach
    This beach in Mati has recently become one of the best surging and skimming spots to go to in the Philippines for professionals, newbie and curious tourists alike. Along its seven kilometer stretch of white sand beaches are various resorts, all equally beautiful, that offer distinctl ...

  • Pujada Island Paradise Revisited a Decade After

    Pujada Island Paradise Revisited a Decade After

    On a trip to Pujada Island in 2004, I stood on a spot on the shore and unabashedly cried over the sight of a pod of dolphins frolicking in the sea. As a dolphin gaga, that moment was forever etched on my mind.

    I was mesmerized to see dolphins in their natural environment, and the second trip to Pujada made me hopeful that maybe I could see the same scene.

    So there I was, standing on the same spot a decade after and looking out at the sea under the heat of the sun. No dolphins in sight. Instead of being disappointed, I focused instead on the deep clear blue waters of Pujada Bay and the va ...