Davao is becoming the ultimate travel destination for both nationals and foreigners. There is something in Davao city that you won’t experience often in other areas of the Philippines, and that is a local experience. As Davao isn’t the #1 rated tourist spot in the Philippines, you won’t bump into as many resorts, western restaurants, or pricey tours, though what you will get is real Filipino food, experiences, prices, and interactions.
1. Considered as One of the safest cities in the world
Davao has a remarkable peace and order situation. That’s why the locals can sleep soundly at night. They can also wander the streets without fear of getting mugged. They can use their laptops, smart phones, and other gadgets in public places. Generally, they are happy because they are assured of protection. They feel that when they are in Davao, they are free from danger.
2. One of the cleanest cities in the Philippines
Davaoeños are disciplined. They dispose their garbage properly and clean their mess. Consequently, there is hardly any garbage littered on the streets.The people are really dedicated to make Davao as clean as possible. It’s because they know that tidiness is important for an orderly community.
3. Inexpensive cost of living
People can live comfortably without spending too much unlike in other urban areas in the country. Certainly, life is in Davao.
Nature lovers will love Davao. Although Davao is classified as a metropolitan area and earned the status of the hub of Mindanao, it does not allow the construction of high-rise buildings. Instead, it advocates the planting of more trees and plants.
5. Many tourist attractions
Davao has so many tourist spots that will convince you to visit. From the charming beaches to the lush forest, Davao has them. If you are an adventure-seeker, you can swim in Samal Island in the morning and go to Eden Nature Park in the afternoon.
Also, One of the most popular tourist destinations in Davao city is the Crocodile Park, which is home to thousands of crocodiles. Yes, thousands!
And never miss visiting the home of the monkey-eating eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) is a one of a kind experience. It’s quite an adrenaline rush getting up close and personal with this rare, huge bird – one that can only be found in the Philippines.