|Malipano Island Pearl Farm|
Samal Island is one of the famous tourist vacation destinations in the Philippines right now. This is because of its accessibility –it’s just 15 minutes away from Davao City plus transportation to Samal is now available 24/7.
How to Get to Samal Island
There are two major islands in IGACOS (Island Garden City of Samal): the Talicud Island and the Main Samal Island.
SAMAL: To get in the mainland Samal, you may ride via motor boat if you don’t have a personal vehicle or take the Barge (RoRo) at Sasa Wharf for you to bring your own vehicle.
TALICUD: There is only one way to get to Talicud Island –it’s by Motorboat only. You can catch this motor boat at Sta. Ana Wharf or commonly called as Magsaysay Port.
If you’re looking for Philippines’ best beaches, I’m sure that Samal has few to be proud of. These are Samal’s famous and beautiful beach destinations:
For people who are looking for a relaxing place with a luxurious ambience, Pearl Farm is the resort for you.
Maxima Aqua Fun
If you are looking for pure water adventure, you may enjoy visiting Maxima Aqua Fun Resort. People visiting this place really enjoy the giant slide going straight to Samal’s deep blue waters. Don't worry of your safety because the resort secures the safety of its guests by providing life vests and round-the-clock lifeguards.
|Canibad Beach Resort|
This place is also called the secret paradise of Samal because you can experience and see the beauty of both Samal’s highland and water. This is for those who enjoy camping out along the shore. Canibad is not yet fully developed in terms of accommodation. If you want to visit Canibad, you need to bring your own food because there is no restaurant in the place yet. The place is very solemn and peaceful for those who want a venue for some soul searching.
|Isla Reta Diving|
Isla Reta Beach Resort
This place is the best destination for family and friend bonding because of the clean beach with clear blue water and the place full of trees in an island. If your dreaming of a place that you are stock in an island then this place is what you are looking for. A 1 hour and half travel from Davao City to the port of the Isla Reta is worth because you can witness how beautiful the Samal Island and also talicud Island.
|Monfort Bat Sanctuary|
Monfort Bat Sanctuary
Listed in Guinness Book of Record as the most hosted bat in a single place for over million bats, this place has also nice place to overnight and hangout with the bat. It’s just 20 minutes away from the barge. Located at Circumferential Rd, barangay Camudmud Island Garden City of Samal, Davao del Norte.
|Coral Garden Talicud|
Coral Garden Talicud Island
A beautiful spot for snokling and diving, observing the ecosystem under the sea. Watching the different kinds of Soft and hard Corals together with variety of oriental fish and aquarium fish. Coral garden is located in Barangay Linosutan Talicud island.
Hagimit Falls and Nature Park
The famous falls in Samal is Hagimit. Hagimit is a tree, so this place is full of trees with different kind of falls that create green color pools. The place is also develop by the goverment and put hut and an overnight place. Spend time in nature in hagimit Falls and you can experience the most refreshing water. This can be found at Poblacion Peña Plata, 45 Minutes travel from the barge.
This are just view of the many resort in Samal that you need to discover.