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Mati Travel Guide, Philippines

Mati, the Philippines – Overview: the Call of Tropical Paradise

Mati, situated in the Philippines, comes to mind when thinking about a perfect holiday because of its clear see-through water, palm trees and splendid scenery. This particular region is located on the island of Mindanao. The beach lovers can start their travel from Davao. Mati is the part of the far south-eastern zone. The Pacific and the Celebes Sea surround the city. It is certainly one of the hottest and happening tourist spot, when it comes to being close to the sea.


Rainfall is very much part of this region’s weather report. You can easily have a consolation while watching the beauty of the beach in the rain.


This region has a population of migrants like Cebuanos, Llonggos and Llocanos along with some of the ethnic groups. They are very close to nature. They are kind and simple, whereas the locals indulge into befooling tourists for money.

Culture and festivals

Mati is considered to be quite prosperous. Along with the locals, the adventurers and beach lovers pour in to have the seaside pleasure especially during Pujada Bay, Sambokan and La naval festivals, as they are celebrated in a grand way. The nights look even more colorful and majestic. There are all kinds of facilities to please the tourists like mountain biking, trekking and motorboat racing. There are numerous restaurants, resorts and hotels to welcome the guests. Scuba diving is also another attraction to have fun with the water species.


Mostly, the local people rely on agriculture and agro-industries for living. Different products like banana, pineapples and fish are exported to other countries. This region is linked to the markets of Mindanao, Malaysia and Indonesia. Because of its tropical nature, tourism and forestry are also growing businesses here. Fishery and mining too are contributing to Mati’s economy.


The adventure seeker can visit this heavenly Elysium by the Mati National Airport transportation. While booking the hotel rooms, personal contacts with the local people can be extremely helpful.

The very location of this paradise makes one drool over its natural charm. The music in the clubs or local restaurants fills it with more ecstasy. The hot beach and the cool sunset in the evening are all complementing each other. The serene ambiance, the warmth of the local culture, the divine touch of forestry, and the eye-catching boats are not easy to be washed away from one’s mind. Just have this wonderful environment in your mind and pay a visit to Mati, today.

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