Thursday, August 25, 2011

Paradise Island Park and Beach Resort

Paradise Island Park and Beach Resort, or simply 'Paradise Island' as fondly called by the locals, started as a simple picnic destination for the family and friends of the owners and from then on it grew to what is it today -  a favorite longtime weekend destination of Davaoenos and foreign tourists alike. It is located in Caliclic, Babak in the Island Garden City of Samal (IGaCoS) of Davao del Norte, about 20 minutes from mainland Davao City. 

The shoreline of the Resort is about 800 meters of powdery white sand beach, and is the longest in the island. It is the only place in this part of Samal Island that has maintained its shores by periodic cleaning by the so called "Scubasurero" and placed a safety net to ward-off jelly fish, anglers and rubbish, from poaching the area. The beach and its surrounding areas are regularly combed and cleaned throughout the day. Lifeguards can be found throughout the swimming area for the safety of the guests.


Pristine waters of the Resort

A longtime favorite weekend destination of families

Kayaking and other watersport activities


Safety net to ward off jellyfish, anglers and rubbish from poaching the area

Private Jetty of the Resort

View of the Resort from the Jetty

The Reception Area

Kan-anan Restaurant

Kan-anan serves a wide variety of delectable local dishes and international cuisines. It is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and serves snacks and refreshments. The House specialty is the Paella, the owners’ favorite which is reputed to be the best in the Island. There is also an ice cream kiosk nearby that sells a wide variety of frozen delights.


Convenience store called Tinda'an

Ba'ay Masaje

The Resort offers bodily massege an foot spa at discounted prizes at the Baybay Masaje or "Ba’ay Masaje".

Foot Spa

Apart from enjoying the white sand beach and the crystal clear blue waters, guests can enjoy the many sports activities offered in the Resort, such as jet skiing, scuba diving, kayaking, windsurfing, aquacycling, badminton, volleyball, billiards and ping pong. There is also a Children's playground and park, and the Aviary which is right next to the children’s park where kids and adults alike can view and enjoy the Resort’s rich collection of birds.

Billiard Hall

Ping Pong Area

Volleyball Court

Children's Playground and Park

Childrens' Playground

Another view of the playground

The Aviary

The Aviary serves as a sanctuary to different birds that came from different countries in Asia, such as pheasants, pigeons, parrots, eagles, lories, lovebirds, doves, hornbills and many more.

The Souvenir Shop

Duplex Bungalows

Air conditioned accommodations designed in native thatched roof, Amakan wall, either in cabana style or in row cottages are available for overnight stay at the Resort. The Resort has 75 elegantly designed rooms and cottages, each of which has its own veranda that overlooks a well-manicured garden, and a pathway that leads to the white sand beach. Each of the room is complete with facilities and amenities standard to a beach resort. There are solo cottages, duplex bungalows for a family of six, and single-storey clustered rooms for groups of persons. Standard to these accommodations are private baths and toilets, intercom facilities, safety deposit boxes, welcome drinks upon arrival to the Resort, complimentary reading books, newspaper, and even slippers. The Resort also has an Aviary and children’s playground.

Solo Cottage

Balcony of a Solo Cottage

Clustered Rooms for groups of resort guests

Room of one of the cottages

Inside one of the rooms

Private veranda

Each veranda has a pathway that leads to the beach

View of the pathways

Lush garden along the pathways

For business and social events, the Resort has function halls for all occasions, complete with Registration Areas for meetings, Public Address System with microphone, stand and rostrum, an LCD Projector and Screen Overhead Projector, White Boards and Flip Charts, a DVD Player, Flag Poles, a Photocopier and Wi-Fi access. An event coordinator is also available to assist any function.

The Resort is only a 20-minute boat ride from Kilometer 9, Sasa Wharf in Davao City. Ferry Service is from 5 AM to 5 PM.

Contact Information

Caliclic, Babak, Island Garden City of Samal
Davao del Norte Philippines 8118
Tels (082) 233-0251, (082) 234-1229 and (082) 300-2343
Fax (082) 234-2926
Mobile +63920- 954-6780

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