I was there last year Dec. until Jan.17 2009 in Dumaguete and it was indeed a very nice and good exciting holiday for me and even decided to bought a land of my dreams along the beach. Till then i`m fantasizing my dreamhouse to be when the right time comes for me and my husband to settle down in the near future in Dgte.My apprehentions now is what happened in Dumaguete last Feb.7 when the bad weather strikes there it was huge that my place was also affected by the flooding. I know it can be prevented but i have to hire good professionals house or building constructors: since i`m planing to put up my vacation house there.My place is beachfront.Does anyone knows or recommend me a good with knowledge on building houses near beach ? Please give some names and addresses to get in contact with them with tel.no.would be much better. Thaaaaanks.