Canibad Beach Resort



Canibad Beach Resort (at Aundanao, Samal Island) is located at the other side of Samal Island facing Davao Oriental a 20km drive from Babak proper. Another place to relax and unwind at Samal Island.

Canibad is actually a sea by the foot of the mountains. So when you get there, you will see the vastness of the sea on top of a hill while coconut trees and mountains greet you welcome to Canibad! You’ll have to go down a very steep trail before reaching the white sand and the cool blue waters of the beach. The coastline is just about two kilometers with very fine white sand, pebbles and some big pile of rocks on its edges.

It is one of the beach resorts that is less developed, so tourists and guests should not expect to see class restaurants and air-conditioned rooms. For those who want to stay overnight at the beach, it is advisable to bring a tent with you, but cottages are also available for around P200 pesos per night. Since there is no restaurants in the area, cooking your own food in designated areas is a good idea.

The people on Canibad seemed joyous as they gathered around their bonfires, drinking, eating, cajoling, and doing other forms of merrymaking by the beach or in their tents. After all, in that paradise that has escaped the usual crowd at the more accessible beaches on the other side of Samal Island, one couldn’t help but feel free and far away, in a place that affords everyone more private space.



Entrance fee

w/o tent                  35.00Php

with tent                 50.00php

Open Cottages      200.00Php



  • pearly white sand
  • private atmosphere
  • sometimes offer boat rides
  • marine life
  • cottages


  1. mag kano room rate for over night?

  2. canibad nice place to injoy

  3. May nagsabi sa akin once na may mga cannibal people daw na nakatira sa cannibad.

  4. how to get there??? wa kasi info ng mga resort sa canibad…


  5. ok lng po ba mag overnyt??? and any some contact # in this resort???? or just txt me in this # 09991295423 as soon as possible po. thnx!

  6. december 2011 ( saturday ) that was just last saturday my boyfriend died in this those who wanted to have an overnight stay pls be careful in going to the sea at night time, he wasnt able to get help from anybody in his group, i think he didnt get the chance to do so…

    so to all just be careful on this place.

  7. anyone please who can give us contact number of canibad beach resort, we’re planning to there on saturday night.. i really appreciate you’re response, thanks so much..

  8. how much latest room rates in this resort…plzzz send as soon possible…cause im planning to go there tomorrow plzzzz…send me…..

  9. who’s your contact in Canibad? Do you know anyone there who can give us info about the place? we are planning to have our annual reunion in canibad this year. we would appreciate it if you can help us find a person who could help us make a reservation or bookings. my number is 09396569256… should you have helpful info, please do contact me… thank you!

  10. SIr/Maam,

    who’s your contact in Canibad? Do you know anyone there who can give us info about the place? we are planning to have our annual reunion in canibad this year. we would appreciate if you can help us find a person who would help make a reservation or bookings

  11. Super Ganda ng Canibad, been there before.. check my FB Photos..……. got a lot of pics from Canibad…Grabeh..,it’s a secret paradise.talaga… Super Ganda and ang linis ng Beach…. Di gaanung marami ang pumupunta dun kaya di crowded and di marumi ang resort. I have a fren n may ari ng isang resort dun..and mura lamang ang mga cottages…and ang puti ng sand.. dami rin malalaking Rocks…

  12. pano mka contact sa canibad?? plz repz.. tnx 🙂

  13. ei guys..totoo ba na may zipline na sa canabad?pls rply

  14. can i ask… ilang kilometers ba from babak to canibad? pwede naba ung 500 na pang gas!?? diesel ung sasakyan ko weh…

  15. hi i’m interested in going to Canibad Beach Resort. But I will arrive in Davao at night. Where can I stay so I can easily go to Canibad? Any suggestions?

  16. Canibad is really a nice place to visit. I can still remember 5 years ago when I first went here with my friends. The place is a good place to relax. No big buildings, no smoke from cars and far away from a crowed Davao city. I was thinking of going back to Canibad coz some of my friends told me that this place improved already. i hope they preserved the place

  17. kaya don sa hindi p naka punta try nyo talagang babalik na babalik kayo…

  18. yah nkapunta na ako jan i really miss ung pagpunta namin first time ko un ehh…ang layo pero d ka magsisisi kac sobrang ganda nature talaga,,,,

  19. of course all kinds of vehicle pweding pwedi.

  20. Makapasok ba ang sasakyan papunta jan?

  21. i was born in samal wherein canibad is located….all i can say is canibad is safe , not only for foreigners but also to other people who want to go there…..promise.

  22. is this place,safe for foreigners?i want some more information…pls reply……

  23. i love cannibad. so peaceful. i really love the beach.

  24. was there last weekend…and it’s enchanting! i had so much fun…i can really say it is a PARADISE…

  25. uy!!! kakaingit nyo naman, maganda ba talaga doon, saan ba pwedeng magpa reserve at nang makapunta rin doon pagnakauwi ako.


  26. informative site- thanks

  27. Cesar G. Alcantara

    I already went there, I can say that i saw a paradise. the water are so fresh. I really love the place, so peacefull and relaxing.

  28. helo tga gakken ang himo ani noh? ky ang nka post nga pic ky k2ng outing nnyu

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