Flights to Dumaguete

Flights to Dumaguete

Beauty in the gentlest form is Dumaguete city, known as the City of Gentle People. Dumaguete is a serene, laid-back university town with European ambiance and a small town feel. This relatively urban city is also a good place for you to relax. Search for best deals and book your flight to Dumaguete with Skyscanner.


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When is the best time to visit Dumaguete?

Dumaguete’s average temperatures are warm for most of the time. If you’re looking for the warmest time to visit Dumaguete, the hottest months are May, April, and then June. The warmest time of year is late May, where highs are around 90.7°F (32.6°C). Meanwhile, the rainiest months are January, July, September, and October. November would also be a good time to visit Dumaguete, especially around the 3rd to 4th week since this is when the city celebrates its fiesta in honor of Sta. Catalina de Alexandria, their patron saint. It is always celebrated with parades, carnivals, and shows. In this case, it’s advisable that you book your hotel earlier since the hotels are mostly full during this time.


What are the must-go places in Dumaguete?

It’s always a good idea to go and enjoy relaxing moments in Dumaguete, which is well-known as the City of Gentle People, a University Town, and a convenient gateway to various tourist attractions. Everything is accessible in Dumaguete since you can just walk to the mall, hotel, or market. Moreover, the city is very close to dive sites, charming islands, and many other interesting places, such as:

Belfry Tower

The Belfry Tower has stood in Dumaguete city for more than 200 years and the oldest surviving structure in the city. It served as a watchtower during the 19th Century and used to be rung to give warning signals to the people of Dumaguete during pirate raids. Thus, the tower has protected the city from the pirates. From its top, there can be seen the island of Mindanao on the horizon.

Apo Island

Apo Island is one of the top 100 diving spots in the world. You will find a big number of untouched coral reefs as well as the diversity of 650 known species of fish at this island, such as endangered hawksbill turtles, Napoleon wrasse, and also thresher sharks. Beside its marine sanctuary, Apo Island is an important migratory route for whales and dolphins.


How much things cost in Dumaguete?


Cost (in PHP)


Monthly rent for 85 m2 furnished accommodation costs around 14,000-19,000PHP, ranging from normal to expensive areas. Monthly rent for 45 m2 furnished studio costs around 12,000-13,000PHP.


The price for taxi is around 20-30PHP. Meanwhile, the tricycle’s minimum rate is 8PHP (may vary depending on fuel price). You may spend around 2,000PHP for a monthly ticket of public transport.

Food & drink

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district may cost approximately 300PHP. Combo meal in fast food restaurant may cost around 150PHP.

Medical consultation

In Dumaguete, a short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) costs around 471PHP.


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Airports near Dumaguete

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Dumaguete: Dumaguete.
Cebgo, Etihad Airways, Cebu Pacific, PAL Express, ANA (All Nippon Airways), and Philippine Airlines all fly direct to Dumaguete.
The cheapest month to fly to Dumaguete is March.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.