SAMAL ISLAND TOUR PACKAGE
VAN RENTAL TOUR PACKAGE #3 – SAMAL ISLAND DAY TOUR
Travel Time: 10hrs
Samal, officially the Island Garden City of Samal or sometimes called IGaCOS, it is a coastal component city in the province of Davao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 104,123 people.
It is made up of Samal Island and the smaller Talikud Island in the Davao Gulf, from the merger of former municipalities of Samal, Babak, and Kaputian.
Samal Island is one of the seven thousand tropical islands in the Philippines with a larger number of glorious beaches complete with soft white coral sand, rustling coconut palms and gently lapping turquoise water.
A number of natural waterways and caves are strategically located within the island.
Hagimit Falls is popular to locals and even tourists visiting Davao City. The flowing water coming from the lush forest of Samal is a thing of beauty as it drops to the stream. The effect is very inviting and invigorating. The best part is, there is no need to travel for so long to reach this paradise.
Monfort Bat Sanctuary
Monfort Bat Sanctuary has been the home of a large colony of 2.3 million Rousette fruit bats since recorded history. They cover 75% of theceilings and walls of their 245 ft (75 m)-long cave. The sanctuary is located on Samal Island, about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) east of Davao City, Philippines.
Paradise Island Park and Beach Resort
The shoreline of the Paradise Island Park and Beach Resort is about 800 meters of powdery white sand beach, and is the longest in the island. It is the only place in this part of Samal Island that has maintained its shores by periodic cleaning by the so called “Scubasurero” and placed a safety net to ward-off jelly fish, anglers and rubbish, from poaching the area. The beach and its surrounding areas are regularly combed and cleaned throughout the day. Lifeguards can be found throughout the swimming area for the safety of the guests.
- Kananan, The Beach – more than 300m of white sand
- Ice Cream Kiosk
- Massage-Feel the knead
- Children’s play ground and park, and Aviary
Giant Clam Sanctuary (Taklobo Tours)
Spanning across the 14-hectare sea of Barangay Acedor, the Giant Clam Sanctuary is a marine sanctuary with over 3,700 giant clams (genus Tridacna). It is one of the exciting spots to visit in the Island Garden City of Samal. the sanctuary has at least 3,000 mature giant clams. The Giant Clam Sanctuary is a part of a eco-tourism program called “Taklobo Tours”.
Kawa Hot Bath
Mango Haven Resort offers the “Kawa Hot Batch” Challenge.
The outdoor bath tub is one that this resort takes pride of, and it’s one experience you should never miss out when you’re in Samal Island.
Island Hopping (OPTIONAL TOUR ONLY)
At the Barangay Adecor Samal Island where we can find small boats for rental good for 8pax. person (small group). NOTE: BOAT RENT BY GUEST
Here is some preferred destinations for Island Hopping (2-3 hrs).
- Wishing Island
- Taclobo – Giant Clam Sanctuary
- Round about Pearl Farm Island Resort
- Talicud Island & Vanishing Island (Optional only)
Wishing Island (Enchanted Island)
The first island to visit is Wishing Island. The island doesn’t have shore but it is still beautiful. It is surrounded by mangroves and the water was so blue that’s so indulging Island.
Residents nearby that island called it as an “Enchanted Island”. They said, the island can only be seen during low tide and vanished during high tide.
Pearl Farm Beach Resort (Viewing only)
Isla Reta Resort (Talicud Island) (OPTIONAL ONLY) (ADDITIONAL RATE MAY APPLY)
Talikud Island is another nearby island in Samal. Also packed with beautiful and peaceful serene beaches is a place to visit on hot summer days.
Famous for its untouched sea kingdom is Isla Reta Beach Resort. A diver’s paradise it is! According to some divers who went there, “one must come and see for themselves a nature beneath the surface of the earth”. Divers will have a one of a kind diving sensation as they plunge into the depths of its crystal clear waters.
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