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Malagos Garden Resort

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Malagos, Baguio District | Calinan, Davao City, Davao City, Mindanao 8000, Philippines
+63 917 625 2467
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Getting there - we took a jeep to Bankerohan then an L3 van to Calinan then motor taxi to Malagos... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2017
Januspaggers
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Only go here for Chocolate

I think the entrance fee is pricey and it is sad that you cannot dine to the restaurant without... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2017
Anne P
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Be one with nature and rediscover Malagos!
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“bird show” (34 reviews)
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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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+63 917 625 2467
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"chocolate museum"
in 28 reviews
"butterfly sanctuary"
in 24 reviews
"bird show"
in 34 reviews
"make your own"
in 6 reviews
"dark chocolate"
in 8 reviews
"chocolate ice cream"
in 3 reviews
"chocolate making"
in 3 reviews
"enjoyed feeding the birds"
in 3 reviews
"bird park"
in 5 reviews
"eagle center"
in 14 reviews
"plants and flowers"
in 4 reviews
"swimming pool"
in 9 reviews
"lunch buffet"
in 8 reviews
"team building"
in 5 reviews
"horseback riding"
in 8 reviews
"walk around"
in 4 reviews
"stay overnight"
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Getting there - we took a jeep to Bankerohan then an L3 van to Calinan then motor taxi to Malagos. (It's worth the long ride) We had lunch at the cafe (absolutely loved the seafood kare-kare) We decided to walk the route instead of joining...More

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Malagos-Garden, Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Dear Januspaggers, Thank you very much for your review and perfect 5 rating. We are very glad that you find your visit "worth the long ride", and we are overjoyed to know that you had a great time and noticed the beautiful landscaping and garden...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

I think the entrance fee is pricey and it is sad that you cannot dine to the restaurant without paying the entrance fee. it would be good if they have that option. we ended just buying chocolate which tastes really good.More

Thank Anne P
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Malagos-Garden, Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Dear Ms. Anne P, Thank you for your visit and review. We are happy to know that you liked the taste of our Malagos chocolate, though we regret that you find our entrance fee pricey. Our entrance fee actually includes access to the Bird Feeding...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Fun! Had it not been too hot, we would have stayed longer! Since I was 8, we go to malagos on weekends. But I haven't been here in a while and so much has changed. I'm happy about the chocolate museum. I hope they expand...More

Thank Snob_Belly
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Malagos-Garden, General Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Hello Snob_Belly! We're glad to know you and your 8-year-old self are happy with the improvements. We hope we'd get more popular too so more people would be aware of all the amazing homegrown products Davao could produce and educate more people of sustainable tourism....More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Upon entering you can already notice that the place was very good. Their lobby was huge and stylish. Then they will ask you if you will avail their buffet lunch.Then you will pay for the entrance fee then they will give the map. Upon seeing...More

Thank Jerrilyn B
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Malagos-Garden, General Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Hello Jerrilyn B! I quite enjoyed reading your review. It's as if your enthusiasm came across through your words. We're very happy to know you enjoyed your visit and will surely let our staff know as well. Thank you so much for the positive feedback!...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Even if its an hour away. Great to spend a whole they in. Entrance plus lunch buffet was good value at p550/$11 approx. Chocolate museum was similar to what you would find in developed countries, and kids would enjoy the playgrounds and obstacle courses /...More

Thank Niel D
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Malagos-Garden, General Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Hello Niel D! We're glad to know that you find the resort up to par with your standards. Thank you so much for your feedback and we hope you can come back again! In service, MGR Management

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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Malagos is one of the famous tourist spots in Davao. Travel time is almost 2 hours if it is traffic from downtown area. It is child friendly place and they have this newly opened chocolate museum which allows visitors to see large chocolate stuffs and...More

Thank Zendy F
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Malagos-Garden, General Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Hello Zendy F! We're so glad to know you enjoyed the museums and took your time to appreciate our chocolates while there. We'll take note of your dissatisfaction with our gardens and see to it that this will be improved. Thank you so much for...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2017

We had our lunch here and had heavy rain, so we did not see much of the place. the food was not that good nor was the service of the resort, plus parking in not on site. I would not recommend it.More

Thank Luke T
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Malagos-Garden, General Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Hello Luke T, We are glad to know your wife enjoyed her visit. We would like to know more of your insight with regards to our food and service. Which particular aspect of each did you find dissatisfactory? So we can relay and work on...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

A little far from the city proper but it's worth the trip. If you just plan to visit and not stay overnight, then try to save 3 hours or longer for you to explore and fully enjoy the place. I was there with my family,...More

Thank Ram_B1969
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Malagos-Garden, General Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hello Ram_B1969, Sounds like you had so much fun with the family at the resort. Our staff will be overwhelmed with joy when I let them know of your positive feedback. Thank you and we hope to see you back here! In service, MGR Management

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Quite far from the city centre. It is on the way to the Philippine Eagle Center. The cab driver that we tried to get wouldn't take us there unless we pay a flat rate of Php 800 one way so we decided to rent a...More

Thank elviep2014
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Malagos-Garden, General Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hello elviep2014, Yes, the resort is en route to the Philippine Eagle Center Foundation. On a meter basis it would only cost around more or less PHP350 from the downtown part of the city. The cab driver overcharged you more than double the usual fare....More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

I enjoyed our short visit to Malagos. Plants and flowers were beautiful. My favorite, though, was the bird petting area. In a huge aviary that we could walk in, parakeets, cockatiels, and love birds flew freely and were not afraid of us b/c they knew...More

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Malagos-Garden, General Manager at Malagos Garden Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Hello JanaK123, Thank you for visiting us. Glad to know you enjoyed the Bird Feeding Dome and hopefully that little "chat" with one of our birds as well. Hopefully, you can visit us again and try out other activities in the resort! Maybe a calesa...More

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Alejandro Jose P
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Response from Dr_Bingcarlos | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are rooms for overnight stay.
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Response from Malagos-Garden | Property representative |
Malagos Garden Resort is approximately 32km from the city proper. It takes approximately 45mins to an hour from the city or airport. If you have your own car, go straight heading to Ulas, then turn right towards Calinan... More
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Response from Malagos-Garden | Property representative |
Surely! For quotation, you may contact (082) 2211545
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