Samal, formally known as Island Garden City of Samal is a city in Davao del Norte, is made up of Samal Island and the smaller Talikud Island in the Davao Gulf, making it a part of Mindanao island group. It is part of the Metropolitan Davao area and is located two kilometers away from Davao City, the largest city and the primary economic center of Mindanao.
The island city can really be enjoyed if you stay in the place for 2 to three days depending on your budget. It has many resorts to cater all type of tourists. Most notably, is the Pearl Farm Beach Resort, owned by Miss Universe 1973 Margie Moran-Floirendo.