tourist spots

What’s in NAIA Terminal 2?

NAIA Terminal 2

Read this for things you need to know about NAIA Terminal 2 before traveling -- restaurants, facilities, WiFi availability and more!

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Spotted: In-Flight Advisory on Anti-Smoking Ordinance Highlighted in Health & Home Magazine


Health and Home Magazine editor Jose F. Sarsoza Jr. wrote a 2009 editorial about his in-flight experience of hearing an announcement on the anti-smoking ordinance in Davao City.

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Araw ng Davao 2016 Schedule of Events and Activities


Catch the events and activities for the 79th Araw ng Davao, and take part in promoting Davao to the world. Here's the schedule for Araw ng Davao 2016!

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Celebrating New Year in Davao City

Davao durian water fountain

Even in the absence of firecrackers and fireworks, welcoming the New Year in Davao City remains to be a festive one.

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What’s in NAIA Terminal 4?

NAIA Terminal 4

When I first read our flight itinerary and saw the assigned terminal, the question in my mind was "Where is Terminal 4??"

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Quick Day Trip From Manila to Tagaytay


We recently went on a quick day trip to Tagaytay, home of the breathtaking Taal Lake.

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Tide and Tribe Davao City Tour Day 2: Underwater Adventure


Check out Patricia Soledad's experience on Day 2 of Tide and Tribe's Davao City Tour in Samal and other gastronomic destinations!

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Tide and Tribe’s Davao City Tour Highlights City Essentials

davao city tour featured

DavaoBase contributor Patricia Soledad shares her experience in Tide and Tribe's 2-Day Davao City Tour. There's more to Davao City than just the usual fare!

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10 Things Any 80’s Kid Who Grew Up In Davao Would Know

davao nostalgia 80s throwback

If you grew up in Davao City during the 80's, you should be able to remember some (if not all) of these 10 memories that are absolutely Davao!

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7 Reasons To Hate (or Love) Davao City


For a Dabawenyo who has been living in Davao City since childhood, I have witnessed several developments in my hometown. Back in the day, there were fewer city regulations and not much violence in the country. Fast forward to today, city residents and visitors have experienced various changes that have ...

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DavaoBase Invades Guimaras Tourist Spots

iloilo guimaras mangroves

As part of our Blog The City Of Love tour, we were brought to the island of Guimaras. The island province is about 20 minutes by boat from Iloilo.

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DavaoBase in Iloilo: Injap Tower Hotel

Happy Room at Injap Tower Hotel

As part of the "Blog The City Of Love" campaign, we checked in at Injap Tower Hotel, the tallest building in Iloilo City. Read about our experience here.

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World Palace in Davao: Sing, Eat and Party!

World Palace

World Palace has several function rooms with TV and videoke facilities. Check out the different room rates.

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Hill 88 Hideaway: Great Bonding Spot in Buda

Hill 88 Buda

We went to one of the most relaxing places within driving distance of Davao City -- Hill 88 Hideaway in Buda!

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Carlos Celdran Tours Davao with Apo View Map

Carlos Celdran street food

Carlos Celdran went on a trip that the Apo View Hotel touts as the authentic Davao experience.

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Spotted: Philippine Eagle Landmark in BuDa

Buda eagle landmark

If you're entering or leaving Davao City via BuDa (Bukidnon-Davao), you would not miss this Philippine Eagle landmark.

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Apo View Hotel Launches Customized Davao City Guide

Apo View Hotel in Davao

Explore downtown Davao using Apo View Hotel's customized city map that invites visitors to “set off on Davao adventures”!

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Rizal Park And City Hall of Davao: The Real Heart Of The City

city hall of davao

Various Davao locations claim that their area is the "heart of the city". However, the real heart of our beloved metropolis is the City Hall of Davao and Rizal Park.

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Trip to Enchanted River in Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur

Enchanted River in Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur

After our trip from Davao City to Tinuy-an Falls, we proceeded to the famous Enchanted River in Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur. Read about our little adventure.

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From Davao to Tinuy-an Falls in Surigao del Sur

Mamu in Tinuy-an Falls

The road trip from Davao to Tinuy-an Falls was literally a pain-in-the-butt, but it only took one glance of the majestic waterfalls to make it all worthwhile.

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Gaisano Grand Toril Opens on May 11, 2013

Gaisano Grand Toril

Toril residents have something to cheer about this summer! The mall is located near the famed Carabao statue.

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Davao Eagle Ridge Resort: Summer Fun For Families and Groups

Davao Eagle Ridge Resort

Situated at Upper Ulas, the inland resort is home to a lot of amenities that groups and families can enjoy.

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Apo View Hotel Celebrates 65 Years of History and Heritage

Apo View Hotel aerial view

Proudly from Davao, The Apo View Hotel celebrates its 65th founding anniversary full of Davao stories old and new.

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Spotted: Toril Landmark Levels Up!

Toril Landmark

See photos of the updated landmark of Toril.

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Spending Christmas with Family at Forest Hill Resort

Abalayan family in Forest Hill Resort

Forest Hill is a nice inland resort located in a stylish subdivision in Diversion Road.

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SM Lanang Premier Promises So Much More, Brings More!

SM Lanang Premier

We had a family stroll in the mall during the long break last weekend. See what's in and out of SM Lanang Premier.

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Leticia by the Sea: Natural Beauty and Serenity in Talicud Island

Leticia by the Sea cottages

Leticia by the Sea offers natural beauty, serenity and a sense of exclusivity not usually found in other resorts in Samal.

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Celebrate Kadayawan Fiesta at The Apo View Hotel

Display of ethnic fashion creations and Kadayawan photos at The Apo View Hotel

Feel the Kadayawan vibe in The Apo View Hotel!

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Family Outing in Paraiso Verde Resort and Water Park

Giant bucket drop in Paraiso Verde's Moby Wave Pool

We went on a 4-hour road trip to Koronadal City in South Cotabato for a family summer outing. Our destination — Paraiso Verde Resort and Water Park!

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Revisiting Bluejaz Beach Resort and Waterpark for Company Summer Outing

We both tried the Giant Waterslide. It was fun and exciting. I'm looking forward to go 'watersliding' again soon.

One of the fun summer trips we had is the SMB Brewing Department's summer outing in Bluejaz Beach Resort and Waterpark located in the beautiful Island Garden City of Samal.

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Department of Tourism’s Meme TV Ad for International Campaign

It's More Fun in the Philippines

Check out the new international TV ad showcasing the beauty of the Philippines to the world.

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DOT Davao Region Releases It’s More Fun in the Philippines Video

DOT Davao Region Releases It’s More Fun in the Philippines Video

Check out this video on YouTube featuring the tourist spots in Davao Region (Davao City, Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, Davao Oriental, and Compostela Valley).

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Tayo’y Dabawenyo Video Showcases Best of Davao

Tayoy Dabawenyo

Watch this music video showcasing the best of Davao. This is part of the Commemorative DVD in celebration of the 75th Araw ng Dabaw.

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Scubasurero Underwater Clean Up Project in Talicud Island

Weng Racho of Davao Reef Divers Club found a whole lot of trash during the cleanup at Talicud underwater (photo taken by Christian Te)

Talicud Island's underwater habitat was cleaned up last February 19, 2012 by members of Davao Reef Divers Club, in cooperation with Leticia by the Sea and Barangay Sta. Cruz, Island Garden City of Samal.

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Ride Eat Love: Extreme Valentine Date at Davao Deca Wakeboard Park

deca wake

Here's one action-packed Valentine date idea you might want to consider --- Ride Eat Love at Deca Wakeboard Park Davao!

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Davao City Tourist Destinations You Should Visit

Davao Life Is Here

Check out tourist spots, food locations and other visit-worthy places in Davao City. The bustling city has grown exponentially through the years, giving rise to several destinations that we haven't visited yet.

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Sports Tourism Forum at Waterfront Insular Hotel

Davao sports tourism

Sports officials and tourism experts gear up for the Sports Tourism Forum in Davao on January 31!

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DavaoBase Takes a Romantic Escape to Pearl Farm


DavaoBase went to a romantic escape to Pearl Farm Beach Resort in Kaputian, Island Garden City of Samal.

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Halloween Party at Eden Nature Park and Resort


Eden Nature Park and Resort is having a fun-filled pirate-themed Halloween Party on October 31, 2011 starting at 5 PM.

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Felis Resort Complex Oktoberfest Events and Promos

Felis Resort Oktoberfest Davao

Felis Resort Complex celebrates Oktoberfest 2011 with a Videoke Challenge, unlimited beer on the Grand Finals, and lots of other promos!

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Kadayawan 2011 Schedule: August 15-21 Weeklong Events

2008 Davao Kadayawan (from

With the Kadayawan sa Dabaw 2011 officially opened, here are the weeklong activities from August 15-21, 2011.

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Kadayawan 2011 Schedule of Events on August 15 Opening

Kadayawan Festival by Rhonson Ng (via bestphilippineattractions)

Kadayawan 2011 is opening on August 15, 2011 (Monday). Here is a list of activities slated on this opening day (and by golly, this day is jampacked!).

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Kadayawan 2011 Schedule: August 8-14 Events

Kadayawan Festival - taken from

As part of our ongoing feature of Kadayawan Sa Dabaw 1011, here is a schedule of events for the second week of August.

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Kadayawan 2011 Schedule: August 1-7 Events

Kadayawan, the King of Festivals (taken from the official website)

If you want to celebrate Kadayawan in Davao City, here are the activities tied up with the festival on the first week of August.

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Kapatagan Invasion: Agong House and Tibolo Village

Kublai sculptures at the Agong House area in Kapatagan

Kapatagan is slowly gaining ground as the prime destination for tourists who want to appreciate nature at its finest. We bore witness to the grandiose landscapes of this humble barangay in Digos City.

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Kapatagan Invasion: Camp@Tagan Lake Mirror and Hillside

Camp@Tagan Lake Mirror and Hillside, Kapatagan, Digos, Davao del Sur

This complex has two tiers: a lake camping ground and a hilltop campsite. The uphill resort is owned by Philip Dizon of Davao Crocodile Park and Maxima Aquafun & Canopy Tours.

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DavaoBase Invades Kapatagan!

The requisite jump shot! Taken at the View Deck in Kapatagan

Kapatagan is growing to become an eco-adventure tourist destination, perfect for those who want to escape the busy city life. Along with fellow Davao bloggers, Wifey and I enjoyed a full day of touring around its wondrous sights.

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Davao Bloggers Walk: Appreciation of the City

We were there! DavaoBase joined the first Davao Bloggers Walk during Jose Rizal's 150th birthday

The first gathering of its kind here in Davao city proved to be an unforgettable day. Bloggers were given the chance to meet and greet each other, while at the same time appreciate the unique scenes in downtown Davao.

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Father's Day Treat at Eden Nature Park

Eden Nature Park: Daddy's Day Out special package for Father's Day on June 19, 2011

Eden Nature park offers a special package on Father's Day, June 19, 2011. Package is worth P1,500 for 4 persons.

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Abreeza Shops and Restaurants: First In Davao!

Abreeza Opening on May 12, 2011. See the list of Abreeza shops and restaurants never before seen in Davao City!

For those of you who are curious about what's inside Abreeza, here is a list of the new shops and restaurants that have set foot in Davao for the first time.

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