The Island Garden City of Samal or simply Samal is just a couple of kilometers away from Davao City. Although nearer to Davao del Sur, the city is under the jurisdiction of Davao del Norte. The city is composed of two islands – Samal Island and Talikud Island. Its proximity to Davao City makes it an easy and convenient choice for a quick dose of sea, sand, and nature-tripping.
The economy is mainly tourist-driven, followed by agriculture and fishing. It boasts a good number of marine reefs and beaches, bringing in multitude of visitors on both islands. As a result of tourism, accommodations abound to meet the demands of the growing number of tourists.
After a long day, what could be better than capping it off with a relaxing stay in a fine resort? As mentioned before, there are a lot of resorts scattered throughout the city. To help you with your choice, these are the 7 top-rated resorts in the Island Garden City of Samal according to Agoda users (as of October 2017), in no particular order.
Note: Ranking and rates may change over time, so always double check before booking. (We only considered properties with at least 20 reviews)
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1. Pearl Farm Beach Resort
Address: Kaputian District, Samal
2. Paradise Island Park & Beach Resort
Address: Barangay Caliclic, Babak District, Samal
3. Island Garden Resort in Pangubatan
Address: Barangay Pangubatan, Kaputian District, Samal
4. Hof Gorei Beach Resort
Address: Adecor, Kaputian District, Samal
5. Punta del Sol Resort
Address: Purok 4, Barangay Catagman, Penaplata, Babak District, Samal
6. Bluejaz Beach Resort and Waterpark
Address: Purok 2, Barangay Caliclic, Babak District, Samal
7. Chema’s By The Sea Beach Resort
Address: Limao, Babak District, Samal
Note: Room rates vary depending on dates and room type and may not yet include taxes and other fees.