The Island Garden City of Samal has always been Southern Mindanao’s premier beach and island destination. It is dotted not only with pristine white sand beaches and crystal clear waters but with eco-adventure destinations one should not miss when visiting the island.
Considered by some as the largest resort city in the country, Samal Island is home to finest beach resorts in the region. Every year new beach resorts even highland and inland resorts are being constructed to cater more visitors flocking the island. The newest addition is the SECDEA Beach Resort.
SECDEA Beach Resort is conveniently located in San Isidro, Babak District. It is easily accessible whether by a private car or the island’s famed habal-habal ride. It is about 15 minutes travel if you’re coming from Babak proper or 25 minute from Peñaplata. More than the resort’s proximity, SECDEA’s modern facilities and amenities are among the reasons why it should be the place of your choice on your next visit to Samal.
SECDEA Beach Resort boasts a stunning beach atmosphere with state-of-the-art amenities and facilities, contemporary-designed beach villas and cottages, and uniquely-designed architecture. It is ideally designed to provide convenience and recreation whether basking on the beach, frolicking in the sand or just roaming around the 56-hectare property.
One of the most recommended things to do while in SECDEA is the Mangrove Walk. It features wooden and concrete bridges perfect to stroll around the mangrove mini-forest. Inside the area is a mangrove nursery where Patapat and Bakhaw are grown.
Another feature of this first class resort is the huge Lagoon and Fish Pond perfectly built near the main entrance. It serves as a charming welcoming sight upon entering the vicinity of the resort. Here, fishing is allowed where one can catch Tilapia and Bangus – and yes, you can have them cooked fresh for you.
SECDEA’s infinity pool by the restaurant is a charmer. It offers a magnificent panoramic view of the Davao Gulf and the two famous Liguid Islands – a very therapeutic and relaxing sight to behold. In addition to that are the enticing colors of the white shoreline, the azure skies and the blue seawaters that perfectly blend to define a perfect tropical haven.
SECDEA’s villas, lodges and seaside cottages are designed with coziness and comfort – all comes with clean, spacious and modern bathrooms. For those who wish to stay, there are seaside cottages for couples, spacious lodges for a family of four and comfy villas for bigger groups or families. Room rates ranges to from Php 3,500.00 to Php 12,000.00.
There are so many things one can do here at SECDEA. You can sweat out and climb up the 124-steps stairway that will lead you to the hill overlooking the view of Davao Gulf and the entire Resort. Trust me, the view from the top is just breathtaking.
You can also roam around the entire property by riding or driving a golf cart. Vehicles are not allowed inside the main resort but spacious parking area are located just beside the main entrance. Golf carting around SECDEA is an amazing experience. But wait, they too have bicycles, you can borrow from them and go wander around the property.
What about the food? They serve oh-so-delectable dishes that will make you feel like you’re in the comfort of your home. I’m highly recommending their own version of Bagnet Pinakbet and Adobo. Get yourself a refreshing Guyabano shake too – just perfect for a sunny beach day.
What about day-tour tripping? Worry not, SECDEA offers day tour trip for only Php 750.00 pesos and that comes with a sumptuous buffet lunch, free use of the pool, mangrove walk and tour around the resort.
Whether you’re here for a day tour, for a night or two, SECDEA Beach Resort will embrace you with warmth and comfort giving you another feel of that so called “charm of Tropical Island Living”. After all, SECDEA is Samal Island ‘s newest Comfort and Relaxation Destination.
DAY TOUR RATES AND ROOM RATES AT SECDEA BEACH RESORT
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SECDEA Beach Resort
San Isidro, Babak District
Island Garden City of Samal
Telephone Numbers: (082) 305 2774 / 305-4028 / 295-7912
Mobile Numbers: 0932-868-0887 / 0925-892-6072