The City of Mati in Davao Oriental has one of the longest and most stunning white coastlines in Mindanao. While en route to Mati, visitors and travelers are greeted with a beautiful view of an island that resembles a plesiosaur-shaped dinosaur sleeping on its belly in Badas Point, Barangay Dawan. It is called the Sleeping Dinosaur Island. This natural attraction has a total land area of approximately 579 hectares. lt is cited as one of the key major tourism development areas of Davao Oriental's Tourism Master Plan.