Mati is an abundant and peaceful city in Davao Oriental. It has a total land area of 79,109 and it houses twenty-six barangays. Mandaya, Cebuano, Boholano and Kalagan are the four major dialects in the region but majority of the people can speak and understand English. For various guests and visitors, the entire region is now an ideal haven for relaxation, honeymoon destinations for newly weds and reunion of friends and family.
The Sleeping Dinosaur is located at Sitio Baso of Barangay Badas. This long stunning island is one of the major key attractions in the city, which offers a wonderful break from the landscape.
The Waniban Island is a four-hectare island. If you seek for pleasurable activities under the scorching heat of the sun, this is the place you want to be. Here, you are free to sunbathe, to have picnic, to swim and to camp with your entire family.
The Dahican Beach is just a 15-minute ride from the Poblacion. The resort is largely known for its strong wind, the reason why it has become the ideal site for windsurfing.
The Philippine Eagle Sanctuary is a tropical forest located in Barangay Cabuaya and Luban. Come and see this place as you will understand how these eagles are preserved and taken care of.
Have you been to a plantation? If not, this is your chance to see one. The Menzi Citrus Plantation is rented by DOLE Philippines and they produce a series of quality fruits such as cashew, grapes, pomelo, grapes, banana and mango.
At the peak of Mt. Hamiguitan lies the astonishing view of Bonsai Forest. This is undeniably the nicest place for the nature lovers and plant lovers. You will surely get spellbound by the series of trees in different sizes. The small ones are kept in the containers or pots. The forest is also your ideal setting for reflection and for yoga.
Not satisfied? Continue with your travel but you should never fail to include these tourist attractions in your list: Pygmy Forest, Jericho Camping Site and Guano Cave.