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Dancalan, Donsol, Sorsogon, Bicol, Philippines
GPS Coordinates: 12°53’51” N, 123 °35’28” E

Our Location: Our place is called Dancalan, a barangay of Donsol. This is located about halfway between Donsol town and Donsol Tourism Office. The Butanding Interaction Office, located in Donsol Tourism Office is only about 15 minutes by walk or 10 minutes by the tricycle from our cottages.

Our place can be accessed by the local road on the left of TOP (Tourist Oriented Police) Cop Police Station before reaching the “Butanding” Interaction Office.

How to reach our place: Upon reaching Legazpi City Airport from Manila, please take a tricycle (PHP 50.00 per group) to Legazpi City Central Bus Terminal.
Then take a van from Legazpi City to Donsol (PHP 75.00 per person) and alight in front of Donsol Municipal Town Hall. You can take the tricycle (PHP 10.00 per person) to our place which is just after passing the Dancalan Bridge and near the TOP Cop Police Station.

We can also arrange a pre-arranged direct transfer from Legazpi Domestic Airport to our guesthouse and vice versa at a minimal fee of PHP 1,500.00 per way.

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How to get to Donsol: There are many ways to reach Donsol from Manila, either by air or by land travel. Either choice will give you a memorable journey.

By air: If you wish a quick and convenient travel from Manila to and from Legazpi, the nearest domestic airport from Donsol, taking a flight will be the best option. The four (4) major airlines, offering promo fares throughout the year, operate non-stop direct flights from Manila to Legazpi City where the majestic Mayon Volcano can be seen.
The flight time for the 210 mile (340 km) journey is about 45min to 1 hour.

Philippines Airlines, “Asia’s first, shining through”, operates from Manila NAIA Centennial Terminal 2.

Airphil Express, a leading promo airline carrier, operates from Manila NAIA Terminal 3.

Cebu Pacific Air, “It's time everyone flies”, operates from operates from Manila NAIA Terminal 3.

Zest Airways Inc. “Asia’s most refreshing airline”, operates from Manila NAIA Terminal 4.

There are also flights connecting Cebu City and Legazpi City.

Cebu Pacific Air operates from Cebu, a popular stop-over for flights between Manila and Legazpi.

By land: Traveling by road from Manila is the most common way to reach Donsol. The “South Road” or Maharlika Highway has been very popular for all walks of life since it’s opening rivaling the usual train service to Legazpi City in the olden days. You will enjoy a private vehicle day trip as you pass by the scenic winding roads by the mountains and sea enroute to Bicol. A lot of pit stops await you for local meals and refreshments. Donsol and Manila is fully connected by bus companies operating daily trips. There are bus terminals located in Cubao, Quezon City and Pasay City all in Metro Manila.
The day trips are good for sight- seeing along the road while the night trip will be faster and cooler.
The direct road trip from Manila to Donsol takes about 12 to 14 hours. You can take a bus trip stopping at Legazpi City Central Bus Terminal and continue the trip by vans operating between Legazpi City and Donsol.