Davao is one of the top tourist destinations in the country. This exciting city in Mindanao is a great way to begin your journey in the south. With some of the country’s finest attractions and equally great tasting local produce such as Mangosteen and Durian, visitors will certainly find Davao a great place for both vacation gateway and thrilling adventure.
For those planning to visit this great city this 2021, here are a couple of places you should include in your itinerary. Whatever your budget may be is, there’s always something Davao can offer.
Philippine Eagle Center - The Philippine Eagle Center dedicates their time and effort to protect the Philippine Eagle, an endangered species while providing an exciting and fun platform for both locals and tourists. Every cent that is donated to the center goes into the conservation of the country’s national bird. Currently, it is home to 36 eagles.
Photo from Love Pilipinas
Malagos Garden Resort - Located just a stone’s throw away is Malagos Garden Resort, a 2-hectare nature park that also houses a good deal of bird species and other animals. Within the Garden, Resort sits a butterfly sanctuary and a Chocolate Museum – which you don’t want to miss out on.
Photo from Philippine Traveler
Eden Nature Park – If you want to spend time with Mother Nature but don’t necessarily want to go on a hike, check out Eden Nature Park. Eden offers a shuttle tour for those who don’t necessarily want to spend a lot of time on their feet. There are also some recreational activities that both kids and adults might enjoy like skycycling, skyswing, and horseback riding. Some of the notable places within the park that you should visit are the Amphitheater, the Lola's Garden, the Flower Garden, and Mayumi's Well.
Photo from Eden Nature Park
Samal and Talicud Island Hopping – This island hopping tour isn’t just about beautiful islands with amazing beaches. You’ll be amazed at so many other world-class natural attractions this trip will give you. From exploring the Monfort Bat Cave, which holds the Guinness World Record for the largest colony of Geoffrey’s Rousette Fruit Bats to diving at Coral Garden, where divers from all across the world visit, the Samal and Talicud Island Hopping tour will certainly be worth every cent and more.
Photo from Samal Guide
Davao Crocodile Park – The Davao Crocodile Park is proud of its state of the art crocodile farming system, one of the best in the country. It is home to some of the biggest crocodiles found in the Philippines. They aim to help educate people about them and their connection to the world. They also house some other wildlife animals including raptors, monkeys, bearcats, and snakes.
Photo from Davao City Gov
When visiting Davao this year, we recommend doing your research. As of writing, the city is under the General Community Quarantine. This may or may not affect your travel plans however, it is best to check their Covid-19 guidelines here.
For a safe and sanitize stay for your travel to Davao this year, consider booking a room at any of RedDoorz Hotels located in the province. With our HygienePass Certified rooms, you’re ensured that you will have the best and safest travels without burning a hole in your pocket. Visit our website and download our mobile application now!