More Fun In The Philippines At Maxima Aqua Fun Resort In Davao

The city of Davao has long been known among local and foreign tourists for the fabulous beach resorts that lie close to it. White sand beaches are, of course, the most appealing to guests and even city locals. Several beach resorts have sprouted within in the proximity of Davao, luring both local and foreign guests, especially during the summer season.

Indeed, what better way to enjoy summer than dive into the sea and have fun with family and friends, especially at Maxima Aqua Fun Resort.

Maxima Aqua Fun Resort and Attractions

Maxima Aqua Fun Resort is the home of Mindanao’s popular Giant Water Slide, but apart from that, it is also known as a perfect venue for camping, swimming and other social gatherings. Another one of its main lures is its unique landscape and water depth that is perfect for diving. While its Giant Water Slide remains as its main attraction, there are many other must-try activities guests can do while at Maxima Aqua Fun Resort.

a fun resort in Davao, Maxima Aqua

Maxima Aqua Fun Resort

The resort is nothing short of being the perfect venue for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking and fishing. It also offers guests the opportunity to parasail, rapel, jet-ski or drive atop the waters on their banana boat. Neophyte and professional divers can also take time exploring the wonders under the sea through the resort’s full-service dive shop. It is manned by four experienced and expert dive masters and guides, and offers complete diving equipment for guests. Those who want a quieter brand of beach adventure can enjoy the resort’s canopy walk and marvel at the fantastic view of Davao Gulf.

An ideal jump-off point for island hopping, the place is considered one of the best tourist attractions in the Island Garden City of Samal. Maxima Aqua Fun Resort’s exciting water adventures can be enjoyed at an affordable cost, reason why it has been growing in popularity each day.

Location of Maxima Aqua resort in Davao

cottage dwellings at a Davao beach resort

Some of the cottages

Maxima Aqua Fun Resort is located at the Island Garden City of Samal (or IGaCoS for short), which is a few minutes away from Davao by lantsa or ferry. It is just one among the many beach resorts sprouting along the coastlines of this beautiful island, but it has surely stood out among the rest. The resort is also a neighbor to other notable IGaCoS tourist destinations such as the San Jose Wall and Cave and the Haguimit Falls. The resort is particularly found in Peñaplata District, which is about 45 minutes away from Davao City’s Santa Ana Pier.

The beach resort has its own shuttle boat which leaves Davao at 9:00 in the morning. Guests are encouraged to make arrangements with the office prior to their planned visit to ensure a ride. Those who miss the shuttle service can take other options, such as buses which are transported to IGaCoS from Davao City through a barge. The bus drops off guests at a terminal in Samal where they can take a tricycle or habal-habal (motorcycle taxi) to the resort’s exact location.

How to contact the resort

For more information and reservations, the phone numbers to call are (63-82)300-8636 and 286-8883. Maxima Aqua Fun Resort’s website is where one can take a glimpse into what the facility offers guests. Bookings are also accepted through email,, or by visiting their booking office at Dizon Farms, Club 183 in Rizal Street, Davao City.

About Cheryl Ann:
Cheryl Ann is a resident of Davao. She is sharing on this site her experiences, as well as give tips on how to enjoy living in Davao as a local.

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