Every getaway fulfilled.
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Every craving fulfilled.
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Every moment fulfilled.
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Welcome to
Discovery Samal

Your 5-Star Luxury Resort in Davao, Philippines

Discovery Samal is the first and only Discovery Resort brand in Mindanao with the biggest resort convention facilities in Davao. Backed by Discovery's award-winning, iconic, and memorable service and branded experiences, Discovery Samal offers the most magnificent views of the Davao Gulf, located in a sprawling enclave of carefully curated meeting spaces, dining destinations, and relaxing landscapes in the country’s premiere Resort City.

With 153 lavish villas and plush accommodations, four intimate meeting rooms, and one opulent convention center that can accommodate up to 1,000 guests, Discovery Samal promises profound experiences for business and leisure, combining idyllic settings, refined comfort, convenience and connectivity, and the genuine culture of care the Discovery brand is known for.

One Bedroom Villa

Step into the villa of your dreams at Discovery Samal’s luxurious One-Bedroom Villa.

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Two Bedroom Villa

In our Two-Bedroom Villa, comfort, relaxation and luxury come together.

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Three Bedroom Villa

If there is one villa that features all the luxury in life, it’s the Three-Bedroom Villa. 

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Samal Suite

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life with sprawling views from your own suite.

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Executive Suite

Discovery Samal’s Executive Suites bring marvelous experiences for all the things you yearn for.

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Junior Suite

Our Junior Suite offers traveler essentials and more. 

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One Bedroom Suite

Stays at our One-Bedroom Suites bring unforgettable experiences where nature meets luxury. 

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Inspire the stay with a collection of facilities perfect for vacationers and recreation seekers. Dip in the famed shoreline with watersports to enjoy and three awe-inspiring pools that present breathtaking vistas of the tropics. Access a tranquil spa and wellness center along with a fitness center and a kid's club.

Couple's massage in Samal Escape Spa

Samal Escape Spa

Close your eyes and let your mind slip away as we help you balance the senses. Take on a soothing and rejuvenating escape in the resort’s state-of-the-art spa facility. 

Sandbox indoor shot


With various activities in arts and crafts, Sandbox is the place to be for little tots to enjoy and make the most out of the vacation! Swim in the morning, Sandbox in the afternoon. There are endless ways for kids to discover and experience Discovery Samal like their parents.

Friend playing in Mindanao Pavilion

Mindanao Pavilion

Hang out and enjoy enriching your wellness in our Mindanao Pavilion.

Wonderful Experience

The staff was really accomodating and friendly. Love the positive energy and vibe.


Diel I, Tripadvisor

Beautiful Discovery Samal

Everywhere you look is scenic and restful.


Ryan M, Tripadvisor

Luxury Holiday

The resort is new and beautiful. The room is spacious with amenities. The view from the veranda is excellent with panoramic view of the ocean.


Lloyd S, Tripadvisor

Everything about this resort is luxury.

I had the best sleep in the Philippines here with their firm well made bed and their fluffy pillows. You wake up with the bed chirping as you hear the zen music from afar. The food was great.


Marilou, Google

 Experience and amenities are fulfilling and gratifying.

Discovery Samal is a breakthrough resort offering expansive views and above par staycation experience.


Jeremeh, Google

Every getaway fulfilled.

Inspire your stay with a collection of facilities perfect for vacationers and recreation seekers.

Every moment fulfilled.

Experience your dream beach wedding in Discovery Samal’s paradise resort, overlooking the majestic view of the calm seas as a witness to your most awaited exchange of vows.

Every craving fulfilled.

Relish in the incredible tastes of the finest seafood in the specialty restaurant, travel across culinary capitals in the all-day dining, take easy bites in the grab-and-go, indulge in sensational concoctions in the bar and lounge. It’s a vibrant paradise, even on the palate.

Our location

The resort is conveniently located on Samal Island, just 30 minutes away from the Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City.

Book your stay at Discovery Samal and embark on a journey of adventure that will take you to the ultimate tropical paradise that Samal Island has to offer.