municipality of the Philippines and capital of the province of Camarines Norte

Daet is the provincial capital of Camarines Norte. It is a large town, with a beach popular with surfers.

Old Daet Cathedral



Daet has a population of 112,000 people (2020).

Get in


By bus

  • 1 Daet Central Terminal. Daet's transportation hub, with two terminals, one for jeepneys, UV Express and multicabs, at a pentagon-shaped structure with small shops, and the other for buses, at a rectangle-shaped shed with ticketing offices for Philtranco and DLTB.
  • 2 DLTBCo., Maharlika Highway, Camambugan (In front of the Superlines terminal). Open 24 hours.
  • 3 Philtranco, Martinez Street, Poblacion (near Mabini Colleges, turn left at the second side street on the road to the town of Mercedes). Operates limited-stop services from Manila to Daet. All buses with A/C.
  • 4 Superlines/Daet Auto Express, terminal: Maharlika Highway, Camambugan. Open 24 hours. Runs Manila to Daet with one bus every hour, with layover at Lucena. Buses either luxury A/C (Daet Auto Express only), A/C or ordinary.

By car


Daet is a 6- to 7-hour drive from Manila, along the Maharlika Highway (Route 1/AH26)

By UV Express


UV Express depart from the Westbound Van Terminal in Naga to Daet Central Terminal between 5AM and 5PM daily. The trip takes two hours, and costs ₱120.

By plane

  • 5 Bagasbas Airport (Daet Airport, DTE  IATA), Ninoy Aquino Avenue, Bagasbas. Has a single 1,150 m (3,770 ft) runway, but has no scheduled flights.

The nearest airport with scheduled passenger flights is at Naga (WNP IATA)

Get around

Old Daet Cathedral
  • 1 Old Daet Cathedral (John the Baptist Church, also known as the Parroquia de San Juan Bautista i). Masses M-F 6AM, noon, 5:15PM; Sa 6AM, 5:15PM; Su 5AM, 6:30AM, 8AM, 9:30AM, 3PM (Children's Mass), 4:30PM, 6PM, 7:15PM. Built by the Franciscan friars in 1611, it is one of the oldest churches in Camarines Norte.    
Rizal monument
  • 2 First monument for José Rizal. The Rizal Monument in Daet was the first monument built to honor José Rizal, and is the oldest surviving such monument in the Philippines. It was designed by Lt. Colonel Antonio Sanz with the help of Ildefonso Alegre of the Philippine Revolutionary Army and through the financial contributions of the locals of Camarines Norte. The three-tiered stone pylon with its square base supporting a triangle in two stages was the first monument and memorial marker in memory of the Philippines' National Hero.    
  • 3 Daet Heritage Center and Museum, Justo Lukban corner Jose Rizal Streets.
  • 4 Camarines Norte Provincial Capitol, F. Pimentel Avenue.
  • 5 Freedom Park (Daet), F. Pimentel Avenue. Open 24 hours. Free.
  • 6 President Corazon Aquino Boulevard (Longest Boulevard in the Philippines), Barrio Bagasbas. Open 24 hours. Free.
  • 7 Rizal Park (Daet), J. P. Rizal Street. Open 24 hours. Free.
  • 8 Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity (Daet Cathedral), Gahonon Road. It is a prominent Latin Rite Roman Catholic cathedral. It was erected in 1984 after the Diocese of Daet was created by a Papal Bull in May 27, 1974.    
  • 1 Bagasbas Beach, Barrio Bagasbas. For swimming and surfing.
  • 1 SM City Daet (Vinzons Avenue). 10AM–9PM.  
  • 2 Central Plaza Mall, Vinzons Avenue. 10AM–7PM.
  • 3 101 Department Store, #1508 Justo Lukban Street. 8AM–7PM. Most things can be found there at an inexpensive price. It's also air-conditioned for a comfortable shopping experience.
  • 4 Centro Mall Daet, #4600 Vinzons Avenue. 9AM–8PM. 3rd biggest mall in the province of Camarines Norte.
  • 5 New One Department Store, #35 Vinzons Avenue. 8:30AM–7PM.
  • 6 Houseware Plaza, Pan-Philippine Hwy, Daet, Camarines Norte. 9AM–8PM.
  • 7 HP Supermarket, F. Pimentel Avenue. 8:30AM–7:30PM.
  • 8 LCC Express Mart Daet, F. Pimentel Avenue. 7AM–8PM. Great place to buy your groceries. Available wide variety of good products.
  • 9 Daet Public Market, Pimentel Street. 5AM–7PM.
  • 1 Eatlog - Daet, Carlos II Road. 8AM–9PM. Sandwiches and fruit drinks.
  • 2 Bonux Chicken Unli Rice, M. De Camarines Street. They cater different foods ranging from the famous "silogs" to "inasals" to sizzling platters.
  • 3 ThisisEarl's Food & Whatnot, M. De Camarines Street. noon–7PM.
  • 4 Pañero's Seafood & Ribs, Justo Lukban Street. 11AM–9PM.
  • 5 Golden Baboy Daet, Felipe Segundo corner Moreno Street. 11AM–10PM.
  • 6 Jocelle’s Restaurant & Music Lounge, Vinzons Avenue. 9AM–8PM. Great ambiance and good food. Also a fun place to celebrate gatherings. Really enjoyed from their KTV.
  • 7 Spice Buds, MD Camarines corner J. Lukban Street. 10AM–9PM.
  • 8 La Mia Cucina Giardino, Daet. Fine dining at its best.
  • 9 Xie's Grill & Restaurant, Food Park Central Plaza Complex, Lagon-Itomang Barangay Road. 2PM–2AM.
  • 10 Elmanny's Pizza delivery, San Vicente Road. 9AM–9PM.
  • 11 Auroras Cuizzines, Bagasbas Road. 9AM–9:30PM. The food here is quite expensive but still affordable. Their menu's is worth your money as they are so deliciously made. The staff are courteous, attentive, and accommodating.
  • 12 Hoogpaan, President Cory Aquino Boulevard, Bagasbas. 7AM–9PM. Hoogpaan stands as a delightful culinary discovery, offering not just great food but an experience perfectly framed by the stunning views of Bagasbas. The location, right in front of Bagasbas Beach, adds a unique charm to the dining experience.
  • 13 Catherine's, President Cory Aquino Boulevard, Bagasbas. 7AM–11PM.
  • 14 Leo's Cuisine, President Cory Aquino Boulevard, Bagasbas. 10AM–9:30PM. Nice and cool restaurant in Daet, Camarines Norte which erected along the Bagasbas Boulevard.
  • 15 Kwadro Cafe, Suzara Sreet. 10AM–10PM.
  • 16 Bobba Brew Cafe - Daet, Suzara Street corner Governor Panotes Avenue. 11AM–8PM.




  • 1 Dolor Hotel, Camarines Norte, Vinzons Avenue, +63 54 7212167. Check-in: noon, check-out: noon. Fan single/double rooms with own bathroom. Cable TV cost ₱50.
  • 2 Wiltan Hotel, Vinzons Avenue, +63 54 7212525. Check-in: 2PM, check-out: noon. Fan single/double with own bathroom. a.c. single/double with own bathroom all rooms have cable TV.
  • 3 Bagasbas Lighthouse Hotel Resort, Bagasbas Beach, Daet, +63 54 441 5855. Check-in: 2PM, check-out: noon. 4 Star Hotel, Catherine Restaurant, poolside bar, skimboarding, outdoor pool, garden.
  • 4 Hebris Penthaus, Bagasbas Road, Purok 3, Barangay Borabod, Daet, +63 54 721 2373. Check-in: 2PM, check-out: noon. Hebris is 1½ km to the town of Daet and 2½ km to the Bagasbas Beach.
  • 5 Francesco's Inn and Restaurant, Corner Dimasalang and Suzara Streets. Check-in: noon, check-out: noon. Along residential areas. Quite accessible with trikes and jeepneys. 5 to 10 min walk to nearest fast food restaurants.
  • 6 Asia Novo Boutique Hotel - Daet, Pimintel corner Bagasbas Road. Check-in: 2PM, check-out: noon. ₱1,500.
  • 7 Calaguas Gateway Hotel, #2 Vinzons Avenue. Check-in: 2PM, check-out: noon.
  • 8 Prime Suite Hotel, Vinzons Avenue. Check-in: 2PM, check-out: noon.
  • 9 Hotel Formosa, #2450 Vinzons Avenue. Check-in: 2PM, check-out: noon. ₱2,500.



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