Apart from being renowned as one of the biggest and most peaceful city in the entire world, Davao region is also well-loved for its great beaches. So if you plan to devour the beauty that Philippines have to offer then you better include the Top 10 Beaches in Davao Region in your travel itinerary.
Isla Reta Beach resort in Samal Island is without a doubt one of the considered priceless gems to be found just near Davao City. Nestled on the south western edge of Samal, Talikud Island is regarded as one of the best places to take pleasure on a sun-kissed weather, clear blue waters and a remote place that separates you from the hustle and bustle of the city life. To visit Talikud you can simply take the chartered boats departing from Sta. Ana Warf downtown, just next to Magsaysay Park.
For surfing aficionados, Dahican Beach in Mati, Davao Oriental is undeniably a beach paradise. Dahican’s strong surf breaks, extensive shoreline and white sand will surely draw surfers and beach lovers alike to visit the place. Dahican Beach is around 3-5 hours away from the city proper of Davao City and can be reached by land either thru bus from Ecoland terminal or a public van in Victoria Plaza terminal in Bajada.
Cape of San Agustin in Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental
Nestled on the southernmost portion of Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental is another jewel to look forward uncovering. Cape of San Agustin is highly regarded as one of the best preserved secret beaches in Governor Generoso and is also admired for its rich historical landmark way back in the Spanish era. Cape of San Agustin can be reached thru renting a public van from the city proper.[divider]
Olaniban Island in Saranggani, Davao Occidental
Photo by Albert Ian Olden
Considered as one of the most inviting places to visit in Saranggani, Davao Occidental is Olaniban Island. Olaniban Island is blessed with attractive white sand and clear turquoise waters which are ideal for cam whoring and swimming. The Mabila Port is the main gateway to enter to the island which is to be traversed for about 7 hours from General Santos.[divider]