Best places in Samal

Discover the best places in Samal, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 110 places in the city.

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👍👍 I'm reluctant to give the resort a five star because that is a down grading of what I have really experience! The rooms at this resort were nothing short of amazing. They were spacious, beautifully decorated, and impeccably clean. The service at this resort was top-notch. The staff was incredibly...
5.00 (3.8K reviews)
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Pearl Farm Beach Resort
Resort hotel
Accommodations with terraces & balconies in a modern resort with 2 pools, 2 restaurants & 5 beaches.
4.70 (1.2K reviews)
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Samal Island
Many waterfront resorts dot this popular island with white sand beaches, marine reefs & waterfalls.
4.50 (492 reviews)
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Chema's by the Sea
Resort hotel
Cozy, Balinese-style cottages & cabanas in a relaxed beach resort with dining & an infinity pool.
4.50 (400 reviews)
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Monfort Bat Sanctuary
Wildlife refuge
Sanctuary with a large cave housing more than 2 million fruit bats, with tours & views from outside.
4.50 (399 reviews)
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Paradise Island Park and Beach Resort
Resort hotel
Low-key quarters in a casual beachfront resort offering an open-air restaurant & 2 snack bars.
4.30 (2.4K reviews)
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Virtu Trattoria House N Café
👍👍 Nice trattoria with great view. Very near Hagimit Falls (we were surprised) but was closed for renovation (for a year now; also got us surprised)
$$ $$
4.60 (163 reviews)
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Swissfinity Resort
Resort hotel
5.00 (71 reviews)
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Isla Reta
Resort hotel
👍 Happy to be here!!! One of my favorite spots in Talicud Samal is this one. The beach is awesome and you can plainly see nature's scenic beauty at its finest. It is worth visiting because the setting is very serene. And with your friends and family, you may play volleyball and frisbee on its spaciou...
4.20 (1.2K reviews)
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Castle View Resort
👍👍 What Place to Relax, both your mind and body with stunning View of Davao City you can unwind and take a rest while staying here in Castle View. Rooms are very clean and fully air-conditioned. Can't Wait for another moment to stay here again 😃
4.70 (104 reviews)
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Villa Amparo Garden Beach Resort
Resort hotel
👍👍 Amazing place. Me and my wife went here for a day tour . Amazing Resorts. Very accomodating staff . And you get pickup at ferry terminal and transported to the resort inkluded in the Daytour fee. 1000php you get transport to the resort and back. Pool access and beach. Also free use of pedal boat. Ca...
4.20 (722 reviews)
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Hof Gorei Beach Resort
Resort hotel
Laid-back resort on the beach, with dining, an outdoor pool & tropical gardens, plus free breakfast.
4.30 (306 reviews)
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Secdea Beach Resort
Resort hotel
👍👍 A perfect getaway
4.20 (631 reviews)
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Club Samal Resort
Resort hotel
😐 Place was great. Unfortunately, cant say the same for the staff.
4.20 (626 reviews)
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Discovery Samal
Resort hotel
😐 The rooms are great, most of the service is good, but they have a limited menu and a lot of the things on the menu they did not have in stock. They did charge us extra for something I didn’t order and would not refund us on this. I will try this resort again when I come back in a couple of years,...
4.50 (129 reviews)
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Canibad Beach
Pebbly swimming shore with a secluded feel, featuring cliffs for diving & a nearby resort.
4.40 (165 reviews)
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Holiday Oceanview Samal Resort
Resort hotel
👍👍 10 years ago I saw just the marina and the start of the construction of this holiday villa or condos? And a decade after, it's operational and I truly enjoyed the resort. They just opened I think since the f and b dept could really use lots of improvement. Staff are accommodating and friendly. Area...
4.40 (150 reviews)
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Peñaplata Freedom Park
Dogs allowed
4.30 (208 reviews)
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Sabang Cliff
Tourist attraction
👍 This is absolutely one of my favourite place to visit in Samal Island. The view is perfect, Fresh air, quite.... well the best time to come here is early morning before it gets crowded. This place is really beautiful. Now, listen beautiful people. Please let’s be more responsible of our own trash...
4.30 (207 reviews)
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Giant Clam (Taklobo) Sanctuary, Adecor
Tourist attraction
👍 The fee for renting lifevest and snorkeling gear is Php200 each when we visited. They have gopro (hero 9 or older version) for rent for Php750. The tour guide will be the one taking the shots (photos and videos). At the end of the tour, the memory card used will be surrendered to the guest. The sho...
4.40 (125 reviews)
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