Thursday, April 25, 2013

Samal Beaches | Island Garden City of Samal

Paradise Island Park and Beach Resort
Paradise Island is very proud of its humble beginnings. What started out as a weekend picnic destination back in the seventies, catering mostly to friends and their families has become what it is today as not only the preferred island getaway for families but is also the byword for those growing impulsive groups who are so busy and yet wise enough to squeeze - in leisure in their hectic schedules at the spur of the moment. A nice and romantic getaway for couples.

Rate per night: Php 2,700 - 3,000 or $65-70
Contact: TEL # (63) (82) 233 – 0251, 234 – 1229, 300 – 2343
Getting Here: Paradise Island Dock at Sasa, Davao City.

Pearl Farm Beach Resort

Nestled on the quiet side of Samal Island, The Pearl Farm Beach Resort is a mere 45-minute boat ride from the wharf. This fourteen (14) hectare spread was once a pearl farm, where thousands of white-lipped oysters transported from the Sulu Sea, were cultivated for their pink, white and gold pearls. Today, the resort beckons with the promise of a relaxing, private retreat, under the care of its friendly and charming staff.

Rate per night: Php 6,000-27,000 or $150-680
Contact: TEL: (6382) 221-9970 FAX: (6382) 221-9979
Getting Here: Waterfront Insular Jetty, Lanang Davao City.


Bali-bali beach is a semi-private resort located at the southwest coastline of Island Garden City of Samal. The two huts that can be seen on both sides are called the Bali houses wherein guest may be avail the massage and spa services to pamper their self while enjoying their stay in Bali Bali Beach Resort. The infinity pool which fronting the pavilion is the main attraction and its stretches its beautiful view up to the ocean.

Rate per night: Php 4,000-7,000 or $100-170
Contact: +639228387214 or use their inquiry form
Getting Here: Docking area is located at the Davao Boat Club Marina, Lanang Aplaya, Davao City.

Bluejaz Beach Resort and Spa

Bluejaz Resort and Waterpark is the premier location for fun and adventure in the southern Philippine Islands. The resort boasts a line up of international cuisine as well as world class accommodation in your own Fiji style cottage. Bluejaz Resort & Waterpark operates Bluejaz Pirates Adventure where children and adults alike can enjoy our three shorter slides located in our children's water play area. If you wish to step it up a notch then ride our two adults high speed Gigantic flumes the largest in the southern Philippines.

Rate per night: Php 2,500-4,000 or $60-100 

Contact: TEL: (082) 302 8411
Getting Here: The Beachside Resort, Maryknoll Road Brgy: Vicenta Hizon, Davao City.

Maxima Aqua Fun and Canopy Walk

Maxima Aqua offers all activities for a great aqua fun vacation with natural attractions and scenic beauty as a bonus. You can take a dip in the crystal clear seawaters to forget all the stressful life in the cities.If you're a sport enthusiast, kayaking, scuba diving, or snorkeling is waiting for you. The cool waters of this beach resort are perfect for beginners and professional divers. Or perhaps you will enjoy snorkeling around the San Jose Wall to experience and see the impressive marine life.

Rate per night: Php 7,500-10,000 or $160-250 /Day tour Php 300
Contact: TEL: (082) 282-2339 or (082)271-2626

Ilihan Beach Resort

Ilihan Beach Resort is an ideal private getaway and a great place to experience nature's most pleasant and placable features. It is gifted with a pristine shoreline, a rich marine life worth exploring whether high tide or low, a cove carved by the sea for thousands of years and glorious hills at the backdrop of this stunning beach. All of our amenities perpetuate a sense of harmony with nature and is keen on maintaining its simplicity.

Rate per night: Php 2,000-5,000 or $50-150
Contact: (+6382) 224-5345
Getting Here: 9 kilometers from Babak district via Samal Ferry Brgy. Sasa km 11, Davao City.

Hof Gorei Beach Resort

Nestled along Samal Island's 116 kilometers of almost continuous white coral sand beach coastline, Hof Gorei Beach Resort is just a 50-minutes boat ride (aboard the Hof Gorei Beach Resort's private boat) from Sta. Ana wharf, which is just 10 minutes from Davao International Airport. Kaputian was once the fishing village community of the indigenous peoples of Samal Island, who called themselves "Sama". Today, the our tropical garden beach resort beckons with the promise of a relaxing, private retreat.

Rate per night: Php 2,600-4,500 or $65-110
Contact: (+6382) 2860238
Getting Here: Docking area located is at the Sta. Ana Wharf, Davao City.

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