The Davao Region hosts a lot of beach destinations for the tourists, locals and foreign, who visits the place. Davao is considered to be the country’s destination when it comes to white sand beaches. Foremost are the pristine white sand beached found in Samal Island – a 15-minute boat ride from the hustle and bustle of Davao City.
If you’re spending your Philippine beach holidays in the Davao Region, here are some of the best beaches you can visit:
Isla Reta, Samal Island
Isla Reta is situated in Talicud Island, Samal and is one of the most popular beach getaways in the Davao Region. The name “Talicud” was coined after the word “likod” which translates to “the back” as the island is literally located at the back part of the main island.
Isla Reta is all fine white sand and clear waters. Its coastline is decorated with Talisay trees, which give the beach goers some shade from the sun. Also, tables, chairs and hammocks are placed under the trees so beach goers can have perfect rest and relaxation without being bothered by the scorching heat.
Samalan Camp & Sea, Samal Island
Samalan Camp and Sea is a beach resort situated at Barangay San Remigio, Kaputian District, Samal Island. This white sand beach is 300-meters wide and an ideal vacation spot for groups of visitors who aim to have fun under the sun. It is a secluded piece of paradise giving you time to have an enjoyable stay.
Dahican Beach Resort, Mati City
Mati City, Davao Oriental hosts Dahican Beach Resort, a 7-kilometer wide white sand beach. The beach is situated on the eastern coast of Davao Oriental and faces the Pacific Ocean. Dahican Beach Resort is also famous for its massive waves, thus, becoming a surfing and skim boarding destination in the region.
Little Boracay Beach Resort, Davao Occidental
Situated in Davao Occidental, the region’s new province, Little Boracay Beach Resort is famous for its white sand beaches. It’s located in the coastal barangay of Santo Niño in the town of Santa Maria. It has approximately 2 kilometers of white sand shoreline with pristine waters.
In addition, it’s also an affordable resort that practically anyone can enter. Just pay 20 pesos for adults and 10 pesos for the kids you bring.
Kopiat Island, Mabini, Compostela Valley
If you want to relax at a beach that is host to a lot of nature and animals involved, Kopiat Island is the best place to be. This island is said to be a nesting site of the hawksbill and the leatherback marine turtles. These species are believed to be among one of the world’s most endangered types of marine turtles. In addition, Kopiat Island is about 87 hectares wide and is one of the most beautiful options every traveler chooses when in Compostela Valley.
These are just some of Philippines beach holiday destinations in Davao that’s worth visiting. If you think you want to see all of the beaches in Davao Region, then good for you! Never deprive yourself from having adventures. Life’s meant to be enjoyed while we have it!