Beaches in Davao city
The white sand beaches and tranquil blue waters of Davao never fail to impress visitors. Owing to the temperate climate of the place, Davao beaches stay warm and perfect for swimming all year round. When visiting Davao, check out these beaches and ocean resorts.
Pearl Farm Beach
Just 45 minutes away from Davao City, the Pearl Farm Beach Resort offers a unique and exotic experience to its visitors. The 14-hectare farm used to be an oyster breeding and pearl cultivation center before it was turned into a resort. Today, the resort is one of the favorite spots of water sports enthusiasts and families alike. For water sports' enthusiasts, the resort offers cat sailing, kayaking, jet skiing, scuba diving, banana boat rides, and underwater photography sessions.
Paradise Island Park and Beach Resort
Located on Samal Island, the paradise Island Park and Beach Resort is one of the favorites among locals and visitors. Just a 10- to 15-minute boat ride from downtown Davao, the resort provides an escape from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis. This family-friendly resort’s 800-meter white beachfront is carefully combed and cleaned at least twice a day. A safety net is installed a few meters from the shoreline to keep jellyfish from intruding into the swimming area. Lifeguards are also posted at different points around the beach to help keep swimmers safe.
Costa Marina Beach Resort
If you are looking for an exotic place to swim and relax while in Davao, look no further than Costa Marina Beach. Nestled in the 28-hectare Island Garden City of Samal and set amidst a green forest and flanked to the south by tall mountains and to the north by white sand beaches, Costa Marina teems with marine life and exotic birds.
Mergrande Ocean Resort
Mergrande Ocean Resort is an AA-class beach resort located in Bago Aplaya, Taloma District, some 30 minutes from the heart of Davao City. Nestled in an 8.8-hectare property, the resort has a long stretch of private beach where visitors can swim and bask under the sun. This family-friendly beach resort offers activities for the whole family. The resort has a children’s playground, basketball and tennis courts, and a fishing village where visitors can catch fish and have their catch cooked by the resort's chef.
Davao Seagull Beach
The warm and calm waters and white powdery sand of Davao Seagull Beach attracts thousands of visitors to this place every year. Nestled along the shores of Punta Dumalag, in Matina Davao about 30 minutes from the city, this place is ideal for families and those who want to take their pets along while frolicking at the beach.