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Dako Island

Daku, General Luna, Surigao del Norte, Mindanao 8419, Philippines
+63 936 540 5103
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Stunning Beach

Sensational island paradise in its day, now overrun by crappy food shacks serving unhygienic food... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pete3rd
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Gold Coast, Australia
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MUST DO

Absolute paradise. Lovely little village and community. By far the best island we have been to. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JazzMatt
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Adelaide, Australia
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fresh coconut” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
“second stop” (5 reviews)
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Daku, General Luna, Surigao del Norte, Mindanao 8419, Philippines
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+63 936 540 5103
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sensational island paradise in its day, now overrun by crappy food shacks serving unhygienic food. A must to see but bring your own lunch

Thank Pete3rd
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolute paradise. Lovely little village and community. By far the best island we have been to. We stayed for lunch which was incredibly cheap. One of the best meals we have had in the seven years we have been coming to the Philippines. Crystal clear...More

Thank JazzMatt
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like the beach when there is a seashore... not full of stones/rocks. Nice place and in fact we had some food cooked there during our stop. the best among the three islands.

Thank ginmarket
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dako Island is the biggest of the 3 in the island hopping tour. Dako means big. It has white sand beach, clear aqua waters, coconut trees, nipa huts to eat delicious lunch of grilled seafood, pork & fresh fruit. It's all very relaxing. There are...More

2  Thank msbeachl0ver
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

But it has a very long seashore where you can do a lot of activities. This is the place where we stayed , relaxed and enjoyed our food. We hire a cook and rented some nipa hut, drinked some fresh coconut juices.

Thank wayne G
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Good: 1. Cyrstal clear water 2. Not that crowded even on a weekend 3. Great sunset view 4. Try Five finger shells! Tastes like squid! Bad: NOTHING.

Thank macasaetchris
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Dako Island seemed to me as the most worth it of the 3 from the island tour (dako, guyam and naked-island).

Thank Martin N
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

got its name because its the biggest island with wide shoreline offered for island hopping in Siargao with fine white sand where you can relax swimming in its clear water. We also find wild lato (Caulerpa lentillifera) just a few meters from the shore and...More

1  Thank vardkeem
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for a few hours on an island hopping tour. By far this was the best of the 3 islands (Naked & Guyam). There is a huge beach area and lots of room to swim and play in the waves. Fresh green coconuts...More

Thank Tommyboy3d
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Locals are very friendly and the island itself is so beautiful I don't even want to leave! I stayed here longer during my island hopping! They offer fresh sea foods that I really enjoyed! I'll come back for more! ❤️

Thank chef g
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Monique d
4 September 2017|
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Response from Dunvar B | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I forgot how much our accommodation was but I can provide you with the contact numbers of Patrick's Resorts 09184816843 09204317361
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Response from pinaynomad7 | Reviewed this property |
There are locals living there, I guess they maintain the cleanliness of the island. But I don't think they offer accommodation.
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