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Malagos Garden Resort

#11 of 74 things to do in Davao City Features Animals
Malagos, Baguio District | Calinan, Davao City, Davao City, Mindanao 8000, Philippines
+63 917 625 2467
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Nature retreat that is worth an entire day to visit

If you love nature with the serenity of a sprawling complex of well maintained nature then this... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2016
Gali_Valiente
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Manila, Philippines
lovely, serene garden

We visited this coming from The Eagle Center mainly to buy the Malagos chocolates and cheeses. It... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2016
tonitanch
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Manila
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Be one with nature and rediscover Malagos!
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Malagos, Baguio District | Calinan, Davao City, Davao City, Mindanao 8000, Philippines
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Reviewed December 1, 2016

If you love nature with the serenity of a sprawling complex of well maintained nature then this place is worth a visit for you might spend an entire day here. You do notice that years have been invested to carefully shape this place to where...More

Thank Gali_Valiente
Malagos-Garden, Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2017

Hello Gali_Valiente, Indeed it took years of hard work alongside the local community to give this place the attention it deserves. We really appreciate you noticing! It is an honor to make it to your Top 2 places in Davao! Hope you can come back...More

Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

We visited this coming from The Eagle Center mainly to buy the Malagos chocolates and cheeses. It is a garden with lots of interesting activities but with pockets of quiet corners if one would just want to have some peace and quiet. Worth visiting. Of...More

Thank tonitanch
Malagos-Garden, Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2017

Hello tonitanch, We're very pleased to know that you find the peace and calm of the resort to your liking. We try to offer a place that people can go to retire and retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. We're also glad...More

Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Soooo expensive, entrance fee, plus swimming, sky walking, kalesa ride uuggrrhh! Almost everything and dont have much animals to watch to. Not worth for a 100 peso tourMore

Thank maeanndrea
Malagos-Garden, Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2017

Hello maeanndrea, Thank you so much for giving us your feedback! We're sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied with your visit. But just a thought, maybe you weren't able to roam the entire resort? Our P100 peso rate already includes access to our Science...More

Reviewed November 11, 2016

This is a spacious resort with cottages with ethnic motif, trees, plants, restaurant with ingeniously prepared food, and happy birds perched on handler's shoulders as part of the Welcoming Committee to arriving guests. The resort owners are also into conservation of different bird species and...More

Thank tito u
Malagos-Garden, General Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2016

Hello tito u! Thank you so much for your positive feedback. Us in the entire resort, including Midori and Toby (our welcome birds) are glad to be of service to you as well. Hope you can come back! :) In service, MGR Management

Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

The place is huge with lots of fun activities for people of all ages. Everything going we ordered for lunch in their restaurant/cafe tasted really good. We ordered lechon kawali, twice-cooked adobo, pinakbet, pork binagoongan. The chocolate freeze and the desserts, chocolate panna cota &...More

Thank Abbie M
Malagos-Garden, General Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2016

Hello Abbie! I'll make sure to let our kitchen staff know that you find the food they prepared beyond satisfactory. I'm sure they'll be really happy. Were you able to try our Malagos Surprise? It's one of the best crepes in town! Hope you can...More

Reviewed October 18, 2016

It's expensive and dirty. Lot of ants in the washroom. The sheets are old and stinky though the surrounding is beautiful, nice plants.. Not worth staying for the night.More

Thank ARNET12
Malagos-Garden, General Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2016

Hello ARNET12, This is disheartening to know. May I know which room you stayed in? And when was this? Just to let you know, we are still undergoing major renovations for our rooms so when everything is all set, this will be a thing of...More

Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

This place is perfect for family. This place makes the world famous and award winning Malagos chocolate. But this place doesnt offer only chocolate the Malagos Garden Resort is also a place to relax, learn and wnjoy woth friends, family and couples and like me...More

Thank calorie_dg
Malagos-Garden, General Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2016

Hello calorie_dg! We're glad to know that you find the resort relaxing, fun, as well as educating. These are exactly what we aim for. We're relieved to know that our efforts are not wasted. Thank you so much for your feedback! Hope you come back...More

Reviewed October 6, 2016

Maybe it would be better if you visited on a Sunday when the main show is on A chocolate museum and winery is being built. Staff were disinterested and it was poorly signed. Not all resorts are the same, only 500m from the entrance to...More

Thank lambourne717
Malagos-Garden, General Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2016

Hello lambourne717, I'm sorry to know that you weren't able to enjoy your stay. However, there are lots of activities to do at the resort besides our Sunday Interactive Bird show. Were you able to try feeding the birds at our bird-feeding dome? Or got...More

Reviewed October 6, 2016

This should be one of the best family outing location for a day in Davao. The bird show on Sundays is a must. The visit to the farm and the explanations about cacao and chocolate manufacturing very enlightening (Malagos manufactures what is most probably the...More

Thank oindu_des_Alpes
Malagos-Garden, General Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2016

Hello oindu_des_Alpes! Thank you for your visit at the resort! We love family visits and we're happy to know that you find it as one of the best. I'm sure everyone at the resort will be glad to know of your feedback. It's also fulfilling...More

Reviewed October 5, 2016

Imaging eating something pick fresh from the Gardens. seeing butterflies, birds, and other fauna, orchids, other flora and ornaments, playground for kids and the young at heart, I love this place--- they make the best goat cheese in the world. Eat it in malagos at...More

Thank IvanCortez
Malagos-Garden, General Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2016

Hello IvanCortez! We highly appreciate you noting our "farm-to-table" concept. This makes our food more fresh, more healthy, and more safe while contributing to local farmers in the Malagos community. Were you able to drop by our herb garden? or our Malagos greens garden? We're...More

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Vilma Z
Are you open april 14, 2017?
April 6, 2017|
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Response from Malagos-Garden | Property representative |
Hello, Vilma Z. We're open daily from Mondays to Sundays 8:00am to 5:00pm. Our Viewdeck Café extends until 8:00pm.
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hazelmoncada
Can we bring our own food? and iba pa ba ang bayad sa pool sa entrance tsaka sa main entrance?
November 16, 2016|
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Response from Malagos-Garden | Property representative |
Hello hazel, outside food is strictly not allowed due to food safety restrictions. We do have restaurant facilities that can cater to your needs. Yes, pool access requires a separate fee from the entrance fee.
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Jenny Mae G
May I know if you will operate on March 24-25, 2016? We are planning to visit the place within that period. Thank you.
March 16, 2016|
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Response from Malagos-Garden | Property representative |
Yes, we operate every day for the entire year unless otherwise announced. Kindly like our Facebook page Malagos Garden Resort Davao for announcements and updates.
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