For your convenience, here are some useful tips on what to expect when you are in Paradise Island.
Samal has only two (2) seasons
and those are the Wet – from June to
November and Dry – from
December to May
The preferred dialect in Samal
is bisaya but english is widely
Shorts, loose cotton shirts and
hats are best worn in Paradise
Island. Electricity is 220 volts/60 cycles.
Time zone is plus eight (8) hours GMT.
The shortest way to get here in Paradise Island is by airplane from Manila and Cebu to Davao. The preferred airlines have more than one flight everyday, please check their schedules above. From Davao City International Airport, you can hail a taxi or ask the officer in charge of the cueing taxies for help and give you a taxi that will take you to Paradise Island’s private boat terminal at Sasa (see travel map). Do not forget to get your taxi note from the officer for your reference in case of taxi driver abuse.
There is a public ferry that serves those who want to cross the channel. However, guests are allowed entry at the resort only until 10:00 PM. You may inform us of your intention to come here via this route so we can make arrangements.