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Davao City travel guide

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You're Going to Love Davao

Davao offers spectacular natural beauty, with forests, the highest mountain in the Philippines, Mount Apo, and beautiful coral islands. A diverse population of indigenous, migrant, and ex-pat communities calls Davao home.

Davao is also home to stunning wildlife, including the largest eagle in the world, the Philippine Eagle, and some of the rarest orchids.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Davao

When to Visit Davao

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Davao has a tropical rainforest climate, with year-round temperatures of around 78 degrees Fahrenheit. It is driest from February to May.

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How to Get to Davao

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Where to Stay in Davao

C5 Dormitel has good basic accommodation, while Humberto's Hotel is an award-winning boutique hotel in the city center.

Popular Neighborhoods in Davao

Where to stay in popular areas of Davao City

Most booked hotels in Davao City

How to Get Around Davao

The Cost of Living in Davao

Shopping Streets

Davao has lots of malls and most of these have cinemas and supermarkets. Some of the major malls to check out are Centerpoint Plaza, Gaisano Grand CitiMall, and Victoria Plaza, which sell everything from fashion to electronics.

Groceries and Other

Supermarkets can be found in the malls. A quart of milk in Davao City costs around ₱76 and a dozen eggs is ₱70.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
$2.55
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
$51.52
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
$0.26
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$2.64

Where to Eat in Davao

Ahfat Seafoods Plaza next to Victoria Plaza serves excellent local cuisine, while Yahong on F. Torres Street is known for its hot chicken wings. A meal in a budget restaurant will cost from ₱80, while a three course dinner in one of the city's better restaurants will cost upwards of ₱250.