Maragusan in Compostela Valley is among the popular destinations in Southern Mindanao especially during summer. It lies amidst the majestic valleys of Davao Region and home to enticing mountains teeming with a great number of waterfalls and countless springs. Aside from its natural attractions, Maragusan also boasts a number of manmade tourist spots popular not only among locals but even for tourists lured by the beauty of this silent town. Among these is a mountain resort called the Haven’s Peak Highland Resort.
The Haven’s Peak Highland Resort is not just a place to stay for a night or a place to eat good food. This mountain resort is also the best spot to enjoy the scenic panoramic view of this sleepy town and a perfect place to enjoy the cool weather Maragusan is known for.
Nestled atop Tarago Hills overlooking the whole town of Maragusan, Haven’s Peak Highland Resort enjoys a naturally cold weather making it an ideal getaway especially on hot summer days. The highland resort is widely known for its cool weather all year round. Mornings at the Haven’s Peak is filled with thick mountain fogs crawling on the thick vegetation that encircle the entire area.
To get to the top, Haven’s Peak provides 208 beautifully designed landscape steps that lead to its cozy restaurant and reception area. Up there provides a picture-perfect backdrop of green foggy mountains surrounding the rustic town.
The resort is handsomely designed to be a place to enjoy nature. It has beautiful and well-manicured landscape with two swimming pools. Lush vegetation abound the place. Various ornamental plants are beautifully positioned at different places. Everything is designed to create a soothing and relaxing atmosphere.
For room accommodations, Haven’s Peaks offers room types that suit one’s budget. It has a dorm type accommodation at P400.00 per person per night. There are also tribal huts that can accommodate a family of four at Php 2,800.00 a night. Choices are T’boli Hut, Ifugao Hut, Bagobo Hut or Mansaka Hut for this kind of accommodation. For campers, the resort has tent rentals that come with beddings ranging from 250 to 750. If you come with your own tent, you only have to pay P150.00 a night.
Haven’s Peak takes pride being the only resort in the whole Valley that grows its own organic vegetables. They also raise organic chickens, goats, and pigs. Its organic garden and farm are just situated at the back resort. Guests can walk and tour around the organic garden and farm.
The food served are really delectable and everything if not all comes from the Organic Garden. The brewed coffee tastes so heavenly. One of the best coffees I tasted in Davao Region. Among the food served to us, the Nilolot is incredibly good – a native chicken dish cooked in a bamboo shell.
Maragusan is home to a dozen of waterfalls and countless springs in the Valley. It takes pride being home to the endangered Rafflesia Magnifica, endangered species of the biggest bloom in the world which can be found in the mountain ranges of this town. Haven’s Peak arranges guided tours to these must-visit destinations in Maragusan.
Davao Region never runs out of destinations to enjoy and discover. Indeed, Maragusan is among those towns worth traveling – whether just to enjoy the cool weather or discover the rich natural attractions of the town. And when in Maragusan, there is only one place that truly makes one’s stay memorable – and that is the Haven’s Peak Highland Resort.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Haven’s Peak Highland Resort
Tarago Hills, Maragusan
Comval Province Philippines
Davao Booking Office:
204 2nd floor Doña Segunda Bldg.
Ponciano Street, Davao City, Philippines
Landline: (082) 295 9251