Davao del Norte Wedding Destination

Davao del Norte- Beach Paradise of the North

Blessed with long stretches of pristine white sand beach, Davao del Norte is one of the provinces in Mindanao that offers tourists a place of tranquility where they can escape the hustle and bustle of the busy city life. Aside from its beaches, the land of Davao has been cultivated for banana and coffee plantation.


1. Population - (as of 2007 Census)
2. Land Area -– 3,463 sq. km
3. Capital - Tagum City
4.Language/Dialect- Cebuano/Visayan, Davaoeño, Mandaya, Mansaka, Ata-Talaingod, English, and Filipino
5. Divisions

Cities (3)

  • Tagum City
  • Panabo City
  • Samal City (Island Garden City of Samal)

Municipalities (8)

  • Asuncion
  • Braulio E. Dujali
  • Carmen
  • Kapalong
  • New Corella
  • San Isidro
  • Santo Tomas
  • Talaingod
Famous For ...

White Sand Beach Resort in Samal Island
Samal Island is gifted with an array of pristine white sand beaches that can take away all the stress caused by the busy city life.

Local Tribes
The mountains and forests of Davao del Norte serve as the dwelling of the Talaingod, Ata, Mansaka, and Dibabaon tribal communities.

Banana and Fruit Plantations
The province is famous for its vast banana and fruit plantations. Among the biggest include Tagum Development Corporation (TADECO), Hijo Plantation, and DOLE Philippines – STANFILCO Division.

Delectable Food
A visit to Davao del Norte is incomplete without a taste of some of its famed fruits and delicacies which include:
1. Durian (Jackfruit)
2. Bananas and Banana Chips from Tagum City

Places of Interest


TADECO Banana Plantation
Location: Brgy. A.O. Floirendo, Panabo City, Davao del Norte
Managed by the Tagum Agricultural Development Co., Inc. (TADECO), this is the biggest banana plantation the country. The plantation is one of the main producers of Cavendish bananas, which are exported in many countries.

Ace Flower Garden
Location: Tagum City, Davao del Norte
This 4-hectare flower garden is filled with a variety of cut flowers, denrobriums, bromiliads, and ornamental plants.

Nestle Experimental Demonstration Farm
Location: Tagum City, Davao del Norte
Established in 1994, the farm provides technologically-advanced farming tools and methods to coffee farmers of Davao del Norte. The experimental demonstration farm aims to reduce the gap between the supply and demand for coffee beans.


Barcelo Pearl Farm Beach Resort
Location: Samal Island, Davao del Norte
This 11-hectare area was once a pearl farm where thousand of white-lipped oysters were cultivated for their pink, white, and gold pearls. Currently, this private resort is one of the most famous destinations in the province.

Island Buenavista
Location: Babak District, Island Garden City of Samal
This Class “AA” resort is complete with different amenities and facilities. The resort offers its visitors an “exclusive” and “private” getaway packages.

Paradise Island Park and Beach Resort
Location: Brgy. Caliclic, Island Garden City of Samal
A very popular destination among foreign and local tourists. It also has modern facilities such as restaurant and bar, aqua sports facilities, meeting facilities, children’s park, mini-zoo and cottages.

Pacific Little Secret
Location: Talikud Island, Island Garden City of Samal
The resort is perfect for honeymooners. This 2-hectare white sand beach resort has complete facilities and amenities. It can accommodate a maximum of seven persons.


Panagtagbu Festival
Place: Tagum City, Davao del Norte
Date: March 1 - 7
The festival coincides with the city’s founding anniversary. There are street dancing and a multitude of cultural events.

Banana Festival
Place: Tagum City, Davao del Norte
Date: first week of July
The festival pays tribute to the largest economic contributor and the province’s number one export – bananas. Activities include street dancing and agri-trade fair.

Pangapog Festival
Place: Island Garden City of Samal, Davao del Norte
Date: first week of August
The feast showcases the rich culture of the indigenous Sama tribe. Also, locals fill the streets as they watch presentations such as street dancing, traditional dancing and singing and other activities lined up by the organizers.

Andaon Festival (Dibabawon Community Festival)
Place: Kapalong, Davao del Norte
Date: First week of September
This tribal community gives thanks to Taginihit (God) for the good harvest, good health, and good future for all the people. The main celebration is held at Mt. Sangan.

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How to get there

By Air
Tagum City is only an hour's drive from the Davao International Airport.

By Sea
Sea vessels are bound docks at Sasa Wharf in Davao City. For there, Tagum City is only an hour's drive.