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SAMAL ISLAND: Beaches and Beyond

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Samal Island, officially known as Island Garden City of Samal, in Davao del Norte, is just 2 kilometers away from Davao City. Samal consists of mainland Samal, Talikud Island and other islets. Samal is one destination Davao City tourists are after of.

Samal Island is known for its white beaches, giant clam sanctuary and other marine attractions. However, there is so much more about Samal. A daytour in the island is truly worth the long travel. Here are the 4 things I did in just a day in Samal Island.


ENCHANTED RIVER AND TINUY-AN FALLS: The Mystifying Wonders of Surigao del Sur

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Enchanted River is a cold spring in Talisay, Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur. The jade-sapphire colored water springs out from an unexplored cave. Legends say that the spot is a dwelling place to "engkantos" who protect it. Other mystical tales are told about the mystifying river.



Tinuy-an Falls is the widest waterfall on the country. It measures 95 meters wide and 55 meters high. This multi-tiered waterfall in Burboanan, Bislig, Surigao del Sur is tagged as Niagara of the Philippines.