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Good for a day trip

You can see the philippine trench. Feed the fishes and have a picture with their huge lobster... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2016
Justine Joy P
via mobile
A glimpse into local life

The community guide we had was informative and obviously well-trained and seasoned. The river... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
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11 Jun 2017
“Most terrible unwelcoming stay ever in the Phillipines. ”
16 Dec 2016
“Good for a day trip”
Surigao City, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This place was not worth anything. 10k pesos for 1 night stay. Nickel and diming you to death. Right from the start. Was told rooms are good for 4 each, "we charge for the sleeping mats". Lunch for 8 adults and 3 kids. 180 each...More

5  Thank EddieD37
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

You can see the philippine trench. Feed the fishes and have a picture with their huge lobster 😊 great scenery perfect for picture taking.

Thank Justine Joy P
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The community guide we had was informative and obviously well-trained and seasoned. The river water is clean, and mangroves are lush. Very enjoyable trip.

Thank RedVelvet49
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Day-asan is a village in Surigao City. The community is known for farming lobsters, and there are lots of them here. The place is also interesting because it has extensive mangroves and sea grasses. However, the villagers use corals as foundations for their houses and...More

1  Thank Raffy M
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The trip to the village was fun. We went through mangrove forests, visited the houses on stilt, got the chance to see a lobster farm with humongous lobsters, saw a giant clam that spits water, visited white sand islands and rock formations, went snorkeling and...More

1  Thank Peter G
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Good place to spend an afternoon ... Local fishermen will guide you around by boat and show you they live , take you out fishing on request ...

3  Thank Bartoli1976
Reviewed 7 August 2015

it's not a formal tourist site. The boat is run by local boatman Julieno who lived in Day-Asan Village. There are no other tourists or any tourist site around. It's a truely a functional alive floating village. I feel the vibe of living on the...More

4  Thank HanQuo
Reviewed 19 February 2015

We read about it here and said, lets do it. So we drive with a multi-cab to day-asan. There we find Julito and hire him for the boat tour. He is a funny guy and a good guide. After visiting the floating village and tour...More

6  Thank Thomas E
Reviewed 12 February 2015

This isn't really about the village so much as about the boat tour through the village, the mangroves and the snorkeling. We read a review and were most interested in the snorkeling so we took a tricycle from Surigao out to the village to find...More

6  Thank soozlavaram
Reviewed 24 May 2014

We took a trike the hotel to Day-Asan and talked to a nice older boat operator , his name is Juliano if I remember correctly, we went out for about two and a half hours, I did a little snorkeling, and lots of pics with...More

4  Thank Robert C
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when did they build the day-asan floating village?