About Dauin

Dauin, known for its volcanic black sand beaches, is the ultimate diving hub.

You’ve got the superstar Apo Island to the east, where you can hang out with jacks, turtles, and even sea snakes amidst coral gardens. Dauin’s coast offers epic muck diving, where you can uncover extraordinary critters like mimic octopuses and flamboyant cuttlefish.

What you can see in Dauin

What to Do & See in Dauin

Taking a day off diving? Here are some great suggestions to explore your neighbourhood.

Dumaguete City

Dumaguete City offers a captivating blend of natural beauty and cultural charm. Known as the “City of Gentle People,” it boasts a serene coastal ambiance and friendly locals. Explore historic landmarks, such as the Silliman University and Dumaguete Cathedral, or enjoy the stunning waterfront promenade. Dive into the marine wonders of Apo Island or embark on a culinary adventure with delectable local delicacies. Dumaguete City is a delightful destination for relaxation and exploration.

Valencia hot springs

Valencia hot springs is a hidden gem for rejuvenation and relaxation. Nestled amidst lush greenery, it offers natural hot springs with therapeutic properties. Immerse yourself in the soothing warm waters while surrounded by tranquil natural beauty. The cascading waterfalls and scenic views provide a serene backdrop. Experience the healing benefits of these hot springs and embrace a blissful escape in the heart of Negros.

Balanan lake

Balanan Lake, situated in Siaton, is a captivating natural wonder. Surrounded by verdant hills and lush forests, it offers a serene and picturesque setting. The crystal-clear waters of the lake beckon visitors to swim, kayak, or paddleboard. Explore the enchanting islets and take in the breathtaking views. With its tranquil ambiance and stunning beauty, Balanan Lake is a hidden paradise perfect for nature lovers and those seeking peaceful relaxation.

Twin lakes

The Twin Lakes are a mesmerizing natural attraction. Located in the municipality of Sibulan, the lakes consist of Lake Balinsasayao and Lake Danao. Surrounded by lush forests and towering mountains, they offer a tranquil escape. Visitors can enjoy kayaking, boating, or hiking along scenic trails. The lakes’ serene beauty, diverse wildlife, and breathtaking vistas make them a haven for nature enthusiasts and a must-visit destination in Negros Oriental.

Casaroro Waterfalls

Casaroro Waterfalls, located in Valencia, is a majestic natural wonder. Surrounded by dense foliage and towering cliffs, the falls cascade down into a stunning emerald pool. The narrow trail leading to the falls adds to the sense of adventure. Visitors can relish the cool mist, take a refreshing dip, or simply marvel at the cascading beauty of Casaroro Waterfalls—a true paradise for nature lovers and a serene escape from the bustling world.

Malatapay Market

Malatapay Market, situated in Zamboanguita, is a vibrant and bustling local market. Every Wednesday, it comes alive with a colorful array of fresh produce, seafood, livestock, and handicrafts. Locals and tourists gather to immerse themselves in the lively atmosphere, haggle for bargains, and sample delicious street food. From tropical fruits to native crafts, Malatapay Market offers a sensory experience that showcases the rich cultural heritage and agricultural abundance of the region.

Where to stay in Dauin

Where to stay in Dauin

  • Salum Resort

  • Thalatta Resort

  • Vida Homes Condo Resort

  • Pura Vida Beach Resort

  • Salaya Beach Houses

  • Atmosphere Resorts & Spa