Photo Source: DakongBato Beach and Leisure Resort Facebook Page

It’s all about finding the calm in the chaos ~

A beautiful way to spend time away from the stressful city life is to take a trip to the beach or to the mountains. Take a little time to relax and find the calm in the chaos of everyday living in the suburbs. I know you and I both agree that a little R and R will do your mind and soul good. And breathing the fresh sea breeze will not only make you feel more relaxed, but you will also heal within. 

A view of the whole resort // Photo Source: DakongBato Beach and Leisure Resort Facebook Page

A great place to get away to down south of Cebu is at Dakong Bato Beach and Leisure Resort in Dalaguete. The resort is complete with lots of amenities you and your family/ loved ones could enjoy. 

The pool with slide and jacuzzi // Photo Source: DakongBato Beach and Leisure Resort Facebook Page

Dakong Bato means “Big Rock” in English and the resort’s landmark and will be seen at the resort’s gate. It’s also where the resort got its name. The resort offers room accommodations that are fully air-conditioned and most rooms have a sea view – which is pretty awesome. Rooms at the resort can accommodate 2 up to 10 people, great for families or barkadas. 

The cottages and the rooms facing the sea // Photo Source: DakongBato Beach and Leisure Resort Facebook Page

There are also function halls and gazebos that big groups can use for workshops or team buildings, parties and other gatherings. Dakong Bato has an in-house restaurant called Big Rock and you can also have some karaoke fun with friends here. 

The rooms and the garden // Photo Source: DakongBato Beach and Leisure Resort Facebook Page

For guests who wish to stay at the resort during the day, you can stay in their cottages. Then cool down at the pools or do some snorkeling fun at the sea. The kids can also enjoy the slides at their pool, adults can enjoy the jacuzzi and also stay in the resort’s seawater enclosure. 

A closer look at the pool with slide // Photo Source: DakongBato Beach and Leisure Resort Facebook Page

The resort is surrounded by a nice garden which is pleasing to the eyes and makes a good contrast to the blue ocean – will definitely soothe and calm your soul. There’s also lots of fun stuff to do at the resort – there are kayaks and dingy boats for rent and guests can go on a cave adventure. That, or you can just stay and be still at the viewing deck and watch the pretty sunset.

Rates 

These are the following Day-use Rates at Dakong Bato: 

The other swimming pool facing the sea // Photo Source: DakongBato Beach and Leisure Resort Facebook Page

Entrance Fee

– applicable for walk-in guests only 

– Adults are Php 100 per head 

– Children ages 3 to 12 is Php 75 per head 

  • Facility day use is from 8 AM – 6 PM only. 
  • Beyond 6 PM, there is an additional fee of Php 25 per head. 

Cottage Rates 

Cottages at Dakong Bato // Photo Source: DakongBato Beach and Leisure Resort Facebook Page
  • Large Cottage – Php 500, can accommodate up to 25 pax 
  • Small Cottage – Php 300 – Php 400, can accommodate up to 12 pax 
  • also will depend on the location 

Gazebo Rates 

North Gazebo // Photo Source: DakongBato Beach and Leisure Resort Facebook Page
  • North Gazebo – Php 2,500, can accommodate up to 50 pax, with videoke 
  • South Gazebo – Php 1,500, can accommodate up to 30 pax 

Other Fees & Rentals 

  • Videoke can be rented at Php 1,500 
  • Food and drinks brought in by walk-in guests will be charged with corkage fees 
  • Adult – Php 50 per head 
  • Kids – Php 25 per head 
  • Whole Lechon – Php 500 
  • Imported Liquor – Php 100 per bottle 
  • Snorkel Masks & Goggles – Php 300 
  • Tables and Chairs – Php 200 
  • Water Dispenser – Php 150 per day 
  • Single Kayak – Php 200 per hour
  • Double Kayak – Php 300 per hour
  • Life Saver – Php 30
  • Goggles – Php 150
  • NOTE: Check-in Guests are not allowed to bring food 
  • Strictly NO PETS allowed and 
  • Strictly NO COOKING inside the rooms 

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The Room Rates are: 

Sea View Barkada Type Room with Veranda 

– Rooms 1 and 2 

– Php 5,390 a night 

– Good for 8 people 

– Air-conditioned 

– 4 Double Deck Beds 

– With TV 

– Telephone 

– Hot and Cold Shower 

– Free Wi-Fi 

Sea View Room with Balcony 

– Room 3 and 7

– Php 3,300 a night 

– Good for 2 people 

– Air-conditioned 

– With one King-sized Bed 

– With TV 

– Telephone 

– Hot and Cold Shower 

– Free Wi-Fi 

Sea View Family Room with Loft and Balcony

– Room 5 

– Php 5,390 a night 

– Good for 8 people 

– Air-conditioned 

– With 2 Queen Beds and 2 Communal Beds 

– With a Refrigerator 

– With TV 

– Telephone 

– Hot and Cold Shower 

– Free Wi-Fi 

Family Room with Loft 

– Room 6 

– Php 4,840 a night 

–  Good for 8 people 

– Air-conditioned 

– With 2 Queen Beds and 2 Communal Beds 

– With a Refrigerator 

– With TV 

– Telephone 

– Hot and Cold Shower 

– Free Wi-Fi 

Quad Room 

– Room 8 

– Php 3,300 a night 

– Good for 4 people 

– Air-conditioned 

– With 2 Queen Beds

– With TV 

– Telephone 

– Hot and Cold Shower 

– Free Wi-Fi

Triple Room with Veranda 

– Room 9 

– Php 3,300 a night 

– Good for 3 people 

– Air-conditioned 

– With 1 Queen Bed and 1 single bed 

– With TV 

– Telephone 

– Hot and Cold Shower 

– Free Wi-Fi

Sea View Room with Terrace 

– Room 10 

– Php 1,980 a night 

– Good for 2 people 

– No-air condition

– With 1 Queen Bed 

– With TV 

– Telephone 

– Free Wi-Fi 

Sea View Room with Balcony 

– Rooms 11 and 12 

– Php 3,300 a night 

– Good for 4 people 

– Air-conditioned 

– With 2 Queen Beds 

– With TV 

– Telephone 

– Hot and Cold Shower 

– Free Wi-Fi

Sea View Room with Balcony 

– Room 14, 17, 19 

– Php 3,850 a night 

– Good for 4 to 6 people 

– Air-conditioned 

– With 3 Queen Beds (Rm 14)

– With 2 Queen Beds (Rm 17 & 19) 

– With TV 

– Telephone 

– Hot and Cold Shower 

– Free Wi-Fi

Sea View Room 

– Room 15 

– Php 2,420 a night 

– Good for 2 people 

– Air-conditioned 

– With 1 Queen Bed 

– With TV 

– Telephone 

– Hot and Cold Shower 

– Free Wi-Fi

Sea View Room with Balcony 

– Room 16 and 21 

– Php 2,970 a night 

– Good for 2 people 

– Air-conditioned 

– With 1 Queen Bed 

– With TV 

– Telephone 

– Hot and Cold Shower 

– Free Wi-Fi

 Sea View Room with Large Veranda 

– Room 18 

– Php 4,180 a night 

– Good for 3 people 

– Air-conditioned 

– With 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed 

– With TV 

– Telephone 

– Hot and Cold Shower 

– Free Wi-Fi

Sea View Room with Large Balcony 

– Room 20 

– Php 4,950 a night 

– Good for 6 people 

– Air-conditioned 

– With 3 Queen Beds 

– With TV 

– Telephone 

– Hot and Cold Shower 

– Free Wi-Fi

Air-conditioned Room 

– Room 22 

– Php 6,050 a night 

– Good for 10 people 

– Air-conditioned 

– With 3 Double Deck Beds, 1 Queen Bed and 2 Bunk Beds  

– With TV 

– Telephone 

– Hot and Cold Shower 

– Free Wi-Fi

Sea View Room 

– Room 23 

– Php 3,300 a night 

– Good for 2 people 

– Air-conditioned 

– With 1 King Bed 

– With TV 

– Telephone 

– Hot and Cold Shower 

– Free Wi-Fi

Note: Rates are subject to change without prior notice.

An extra bed charge of Php 488 beyond standard occupancy is due per head.

Children 0-5 years old are free to stay if using existing bedding.

Amenities 

  • Restaurant 
  • Big Rock Cafe and Karaoke Bar 
  • Cottages 
  • Function Hall
  • Swimming Pools 
  • Seawater Enclosure 
  • Swing, Viewing Deck, and More 
  • Cave Adventure 
  • Water fun – Snorkeling, Kayaking

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How to get there 

Dakong Bato Beach and Leisure Resort are located in Natalio B. Bacalso South National Highway, Dalaguete, Cebu. It’s approximately 81 KM southeast of Cebu.

CAR: The most convenient way to get to the resort is through a private or rental car. Just search “Dakong Bato Beach and Leisure Resort” on Google Maps or Waze and follow the directions. Travel time may take up to 2 to 4 hours depending on traffic. 

BUS: For those who are commuting, go to Cebu South Bus Terminal. Get on a bus that’s bound for Dalaguete. Tell the driver or conductor you would like to be dropped off at Dakong Bato. It’s right along the left side of the road, on the highway so it’s easy to spot. 

SHUTTLE: For better and a more systematic transportation service. You can arrange pick-up and drop-off with the resort for a reasonable rate. Do contact them for more details. 

Information 

For more updates and inquiries, you may visit their website – http://www.dakongbato.com/ and their Facebook Page – Dakong Bato
You may also give them a call at (032) 484 4003 and 0917 634 5591, and email them at info@dakongbato.com.

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