Dahican Beach, located in Mati City, Davao Oriental, is renowned for its breathtaking views and pristine surroundings. Beach lovers, surfers, and water sports enthusiasts frequent the area due to its crystal-clear waters, powdery white sand, and picturesque landscape.
This long stretch of fine white sand is ideal for swimming and sunbathing, and the beach is a popular spot for surfing, with waves that can reach up to six feet high during the monsoon season. Local shops along the beach offer surfboards, kayaks, and other water sports equipment for rent.
Dahican Beach is known for its rich marine life, and visitors can snorkel or scuba dive to explore the vibrant coral reefs and diverse marine ecosystem. During nesting season, several species of sea turtles can be seen laying their eggs on the shore.
To reach the beach, visitors can take a tricycle or habal-habal ride from Mati City proper, which is a 3-hour drive from Davao City. There are several resorts and restaurants along the beachfront, offering a comfortable and convenient stay for tourists.