Samal Island is a part of the Metropolitan Davao area and is located two kilometers away from Davao City. To reach the island, transportation is available via a barge/ferry service or passenger boats along the Sasa Wharf. The modes of transportation on the island are tricycles or trikes, bus and private car services offered by resorts.
Fishing is also a growing business sector in th ...
is city, because since the city was situated on the island, it cannot fully complement the demand for meat products imported from other parts of the country, especially in nearby Davao City. Wiki
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Philippines Travel Video #1: Samal Island, Davao del Norte
*Cogon Long Beach, Talikud Island
A serene dose of "vitamin sea" will surely satisfy your getaway craving from the bustling city of Davao on the shores of the Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos).
Well, it's definitely a no-brainer to go to Samal for the beach, but looking for a "low-key" destination with the pristine image of the blue sea, sure is an awesome adventure to take. You may list Samalan Camp and Sea Resort as part of your destination.
Samalan is located at Barangay San Remegio, Kaputian, Samal. Geographically at the tip of the island, you will be welcomed by the shades of the blue sea.
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I spent four (4) days in this trip: two (2) days in Samal Island, a whole day to explore Davao City, and one day for air, sea and land trip. I'll split this travel guide into two parts 1. Samal Island 2. Davao City. Enjoy!
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