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Dakak Park and
Beach Resort

Barangay Taguilon
City of Dapitan, Philippines
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Dakak Park and Beach Resort is the closes place to paradise one could ever experience, with it's beauty and serenity. Dakak started operation on 1988, was conveniently positioned in the southern part of the philippines and surrounded by mountains in its west. Situated at Taguilon, Dapitan City, Zamboanga Del Norte, Dakak tactfully eludes the typhoon belt, making it an ideal all-season destination for travelers. Dakak is the first five-star resort in Mindanao with an "AAA" accreditation from the Department of Tourism, located along a private 750 meter white sand and beach. From the original 2 (two) cottages, it has expanded into 64 cottages with 128 fully-furnished rooms in native duplex type bungalows of bamboo and nipa leaves with capiz shell window panels; and three (3) Family Pavillion with 30 family rooms and one (1) Presidential Suite. Through the years, Dakak recieved various recognition locally and internationally among whoch are the Kalakbay Award for Resort on 1989 from the Philippine Deaprtment of Touris; 16 International Award for Tourist; Hotel and Catering Industry on 1991 from the Trade Leaders Club and Editorial Office Madrid, Spain; a certificate of excellence by the Prestigious Resorts of the World on 1992; and has participated in the Dream Incentive Contest theme for the Philippines that has won the "Best Showcase 1997" in the Incentive Travel and Conventions, Meetings Asia (IT&CMA) last December 1997. Dakak Park and Beach Resort continously strive to carry out it's mission - "an abundance of recreational activities and entertainment, warm filipino hospitality and environmental friendly ambiance."


Dakak's accommodation consists of 158 fully furnished rooms built in native duplex bungalows made of bamboo and with capiz shell window panes and family pavilion rooms. There 64 Bungalows with 100 Deluxe Rooms; 16 Prime Deluxe Rooms; 12 Beachfront roomsl there Family Pavilion with 30 rooms and one Presidential Suite.


  • Bamboo Cafe, al fresco coffe shop serving ala carte and buffet meals 24 hours
  • Cockpit Bar, open 24 hours
  • Pirates Disco Bar with in-house band and Ballroom Dancing
  • Tai Restaurant, serving Chinese Cuisine and Buffet Meals
  • Fishpond Seafood Restaurant, serving the freshet seafood cuisine
  • Karaoke Beer House, with billiards and bowling alley
  • Cultural shows staging five times a week.


  • Island Tour: Experience Island Hopping at Aliguay or Silinog and enjoying the natures gift with the sight of Dolphins, aschool of fish and colorful corals
  • Fishpond Tour: Have your lunch served at Kinilaw ug Inihaw sa Fishpond Restaurant - a fish farm 10 minutes away from the resort, passing through the Antipolo-San Pedro rivers - serving seafood delights such as prawns, crabs, milkfish and oysters.
  • Historical Tour: A visit to Dapitan City will not be complete if one cannot stopover at the famous Rizal Shrine where Rizal stayed as an exile. Take a tour at the city's well-known Spanish Houses, a century old cathedral and at the Punto del Desembarco de Rizal where Rizal landed.
  • Cove Hopping: Visit neighboring beaches, explore a fisherman;s village, discover the bat cave and indulge in a swimming spree in the sea.
  • Sunset cruise: Enjoy the beautiful sunset while cruising with the outrigger-boat.
  • Cockfight Tour (Tuesday,Saturdays and Sundays only): Place your bet and try your luck in the favorite pastime of the Filipinos which started three centuries ago
  • Night Tour: Visit Gloria de Dapitan and Gloria's Fantasyland for some amusements and bars.
  DAKAK'S accommodation consists of 156 beautifully appointed rooms built in native style duplex cottages made of bamboo and nipa leaves with capiz shell window panes.

There are 48 Standard, 98 Deluxe and 12 Super Deluxe Rooms.

Each room is equipped with indivindually controlled air conditioner, colour television, intercom phone, mini bar, shower/bath with hot and cold running water, dressing area and main bedroom. In-house movies, local channels are available in all rooms.
(The STANDARD VILLAS are a good combination of class, comfort and affordability. the room is spacious and contains basic amenities. It is situated conveniently beside the tennis court, chapel and Games Pub area where one can enjoy bowling, billiards and snacks.)
(Just a few meters below the DELUXE VILLAS are situated the kiddie pools and left beachside are of the resort. Here you may enjoy water sport activities, have a banana split beside the beachside cafe or head towards the other direction and practice at the tennis court and basketball courts.)
(The Super DEluxe Villas are perfect for the ultimate beach experience. Laze at your very own private veranda, and look across to see the ocean's calming waves and in between you will find a private grass covered area where one can relax reading a book by the hammock or playing board games by the sunchair sets.)


  • Three Tennis Court
  • Billiards and Bowling Alley
  • 3 Hole / Par 4 Practice Golf Course
  • Horseback Riding and Nature Treks
  • River Cruise, Sunset Cruise, Dinner Cruise and Cove Hopping
  • Aqua Sports Center - Scuba Diving, Jetskiing, Kayaking, Banana Boat and Hobie Cat
  • Spring Water fed Adult Pool with adjoining Jacuzzi
  • Spring Water fed Children's Pool with waterfalls
  • Mini-dessert island sea water fed adult pool
  • A long strech of white sand beach
  • Conference center and meeting room
  • Chapel of Masses, Weddings, and other religious events
  • 24 hour massage services
  • Gift Shop, Laundry and Babysitting Services
  • 24 hour clinic services with nurse and on-xall Doctor
  • Currency Exchange and Safety Deposit Boxes
  • All major credit cards accepted




Nestled on the tip of the Nothern Zamboanga, Dakak faces the Sulu Sea in the west and surrounded by mountains on its east. North of Dakak are Negros, Cebu and Bohol and to its south are Borneo and Sarawak. Dakak tactfully eludes the thyphoon belt, making it an ideal all-season destination.

How To Get There:

Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific have daily trips to Dipolog City from manila and Cebu Pacific flies four (4) times a week to Dipolog City from Cebu's Mactan International Aiport. All guests are escorted from the aiport via private bus for a 45-minute trip to the resort.

Guest can take daily fastcraft from Cebu to Dapitan City. Trips from Cebu City to Dapitan City is five (5) hours with stop over in Tagbilaran City and Dumaguete City.

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