About Dumaguete: Dumaguete is also transliterated into Chinese as “Dumagete.” The city is located in the large southeast region of Negros Island and is the capital city of the Eastern Negros. Dumaguete is a peaceful, quiet university town where around 30% of the population are students. Hence, the town has a very lively atmosphere. It is a great place to stay for a few days and experience a pure small town lifestyle. Dumaguete is also a well-known location for diving and honeymooning as there are many pristine islands in the area. These islands include pristine coral reef reserves and delightful tropical fish. This area of ocean is also one where you are more likely to see a whale shark.