Amidst the busy urban lifestyle in hometown Davao City, there lies a picturesque and serene destination in Kapatagan, Digos City. This quaint barangay is slowly turning out to be a tourist-friendly site. One of the best attractions in Kapatagan is a resort complex called Camp@Tagan Lake Mirror and Hillside.
The uphill resort is a property of Philip Dizon, who also owns Davao Crocodile Park and Maxima Aquafun & Canopy Tours. From the looks of his properties, it shows how Mr. Dizon is enthusiastic about turning the Davao region into an eco-adventure spot. And why not? The Davao region is a relatively untapped wealth of natural resources and beautiful landscapes.
Camp@Tagan Lake Mirror and Hillside is a two-part campsite complex. The lower level portion is set against a small body of water called Lake Mirror. This location has a number of camp houses, each able to house two to four people. Campers who are more outdoorsy can set up tents on the conveniently provided camping grounds.
What sets this apart from other camping sites is the magnificent view of Lake Mirror. Along with fellow Davao bloggers, we got the chance to ride a boat, and paddle over Lake Mirror. The boat ride was short, but it is poised to become a potential romantic moment for future visitors of Lake Mirror.
Meanwhile, the second section of the campsite complex is Hillside, which is situated on — yes, you guessed it right — a hilltop in Kapatagan. This high altitude campsite gives visitors a panoramic sky-high view of Kapatagan.
The easiest way to reach Camp@Tagan is through private transportation. The site is two hours from downtown Davao City, or one hour from the center of Digos City. You may also ride a public utility van from Digos Terminal to Kapatagan. Be ready with your jacket, because you will definitely feel the chilling breeze of Kapatagan especially in the morning.
Expansion of this campsite complex is in progress, with more camp houses being built. But at this early stage of development, Camp@Tagan Lake Mirror and Hillside is open to campers who want a momentary escape from the typical urban life.
Camp@Tagan Lake Mirror and Hillside
(formerly Mount Apo Highland Resort)
Kapatagan, Digos City
Phone: (082) 300-8636, (082) 286-8883
Mobile: 09298256606, 09228569792
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