Only have a day or two to explore the Durian Capital? Here’s your weekend guide on where to go and where to stay in Davao if you are in the city for a short stay:
- Magsaysay Park
Visit one of the oldest parks in Davao if you want to have fun and learn about some of Davao’s culture at the same time. There are a lot of activities to choose from: bike with your loved ones, have a picnic with your family, skate with friends, or go to Kadayawan Tribal Village.
You can also try famous fruits of Davao—Durian and Pomelo—as the Magsaysay Fruit Stand is located in front of this park.
- Roxas Night Market
If you’re looking for good food, great ambiance plus all the awesome things in between, this might just be the perfect destination for you. This popular place in Roxas Avenue is a must-visit for locals and tourists alike. They have all sorts of food, clothes, accessories, and even whole-body massages. All of these without hurting your pockets!
For starters, try their famous charcoal ice cream for a unique experience on your sweet trips.
Missing the gigs in Route 196 or SaGuijo Cafe + Bar because you’re not in the metro? Fret not. Davao has its own indie hangout place. Suazo Bar in Poblacion is the right place for you if you want to know more about the local art scene, enjoy a chill night with friends, or even meet new people.
Expect to have a chill night and do what they say on their FB page: “Beer. Booze. Music. Chill. Sit back and relax the Davaoeño way.”
- Acacia Hotel Davao
After a day of strolling in Magsaysay Park, eating out at the Night Market, and chilling out at Suazo, you can sigh in relief and relax. If you’re looking for a place that can make you feel right at home, Acacia Hotel Davao is the accommodation for you. Spacious and classy rooms are what you can expect in this hotel in Davao.
They also have a fitness gym, swimming pool with bar, café, Chinese restaurant, and other facilities that guests can enjoy.
Hope this quick weekend guide helps you with the questions you have in mind, on where to go or where to stay in Davao city!