Just a 1 hour flight from Manila or Cebu through to Dumaguete, where you will be greeted by Salaya staff for air-conditioned transfer to the best luxury resort on the outskirts of Dauin, in the heart of the Coral Triangle



The Philippines has a tropical climate with near constant temperatures of 28°C (82°F), and water temperatures rarely below 28°C (82°F), there’s no bad time to visit. A tropical archipelago, the Philippines has three distinct seasons: The dry season, the low season, and the cool season.

The dry season lasts from March to May, and features some of the lowest rainfall of the year. Whether you like hiking, diving or just catching some sun, the Dumaguete coast is beautiful this time of year. The low season lasts from June to November, and is a wonderful time to visit if you want to avoid the crowds. The cool dry season typically lasts from December to February, and while the islands are in full holiday celebration, our corner of the world stays quite with less humidity and pleasant temperatures.

What To Pack

Light clothing is appropriate with a sweater or jacket occasionally needed in the evenings. Sports shoes or espardrilles are suitable for walking on the island and a wide-brimmed hat is always recommended during the day along with sunscreen.

Our environment is relaxed and casual, with the chance to 'dress for dinner' for those who like to!


Dumaguete is known as 'The City of the Gentle People', and that's exactly what you'll Many locals live a simple subsistence lifestyle, farming organic produce or running small businesses that service the resorts in the area. During your stay there are numerous opportunities to experience the local culture, including trips to local markets, cooking classes, and touring the many local attractions within an hour of the resort.