If you're thinking that you have no reason to travel to Siargao just because you're not a surfer, think again. After all, it's not just the waves that draw travelers to this small island off the coast of Surigao del Norte in southern Philippines. Discerning travelers looking for a unique tropical vacation are now gravitating toward a villa at Dedon Island, the latest luxury resort in the Philippines. After being featured in international travel magazine Conde Nast Traveller as a destination to watch in 2013, foreign travelers have been finding their way to the sprawling beachfront resort that's tastefully designed with contemporary Dedon furniture.
Catch the sunrise on the Sea Pagoda, read a book in one of the hanging pods, stand-up-paddle surf in the nearby waters, or learn how to cook local seafood from the executive chef. How about a film screening by the beach and under the stars? Movie marathons certainly have never sounded so luxurious.
Whatever you fancy, Dedon Island can be your playground. After all, their flat rate overseas all activities that you wish to do on the resort. Barefoot luxury it is, indeed.
Just a short walk from the beach, with the Sea Pagoda in the distance, the infinity pool at DEDON ISLAND is the hub of resort activity.
DEDON’s own ‘outdoor living lab’, DEDON ISLAND is a place to experiment with new ideas and designs and reinterpret established ones.
Located just next to the pool, the bar features an array of original and one-off seating designs along with spectacular views of the sea.
The four-story Mangrove Pagoda is the ideal spot for watching the sun set while enjoying cocktails or an early-evening barbecue.
In the open kitchen beside the dining pavilion, guests can bring in the day’s catch and cook it up under the guidance of the head chef.
The DEDON ISLAND dining pavilion affords unforgettable views of the bay and its jewel-like islands. Food is served here at any hour.
The resort’s decor is a rich blend of specially-created DEDON designs, standards from our collections and local, carved-wood pieces.
When not in the pool or out enjoying an ocean adventure, kids congregate around these latticed domes, which enclose bouncy trampolines.
Included in the price of your stay, world-class massages are available at any time of day, whether in your villa or at the spa facilities.
The horizon is never far from view at DEDON ISLAND. A series of pavilions faces out to sea, as does the occasional NESTREST hanging pod.
A NESTREST lounger, hanging from a storm-bent coconut palm, inspired the DEDON ISLAND logo. In the distance, the Sea Pagoda beckons.
At the heart of the DEDON ISLAND Village, the pool is flanked by the outdoor bar and library, at left, and the dining and games pavilions.
The entrance to the resort is characterized by two vast doors, hand-woven with white DEDON Fiber, through which native vegetation grows.
In the mid-day heat, this pavilion, overlooking both pool and sea, is the perfect place to lounge and enjoy a drink from the outdoor bar.
Guest Villas, many with sea views, are reached via paths through the garden, which features rare orchids, spider lilies and frangipani.
Guests’ first stop on arriving at DEDON ISLAND is the reception lounge, where they can relax while enjoying a cool glass of calamansi juice.
The stunning outdoor bar shows off the handiwork of DEDON’s master weavers while serving up the best mixed drinks this side of paradise.
On some nights, a screen is hung between two coconut palms, and the area around the pool is transformed into a stunning, open-air cinema.