Experience Malagos Garden Resort: A Hertz Davao Travel Guide

August 6, 2019 8:24 am Published by

Malagos Garden Resort is a serene destination where you can be one with nature, in both rest and recreation. If you’re planning to go down south in Davao, let us welcome you to life’s finest paradise with their uniquely remote and stunning attractions for all ages, homey accommodations, and an experience to be one with nature.

Approximately 2 and a half hours away from Manila by plane, then by public transportation or private van, Malagos Garden Resort is an exciting getaway for one, for the family, for couples, even for friends that are waiting to be discovered in Davao. This destination is approximately 32 kilometers away, about 45 minutes to 1 hour by private transport from Davao City proper.





25 years in existence, set on this 12-hectare resort, tucked in lush tropical greenery, brings nature-lovers seek a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. This casual resort houses airy suites and villas that give a balance between rustic and modern aesthetics, with a Filipino flare.


Your suite or villa booking comes with welcome drinks, a welcome treat, set breakfast, pool access, nightly turndown service, and a complimentary minibar. Your dining options consist of 2 cafes, a restaurant, a bakery, and their world-class Malagos Chocolate Bar.


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There are also a wide variety of indoor and outdoor amenities like a play area, a skate park, a karaoke lounge, and a climbing wall for the kids and kids-at-heart to enjoy while at vacation, family gatherings, or team building activities. Other amenities that occupy the resort’s spacious lot like the Malagos Chocolate Spa, Mindanao Contemporary Art Gallery, Malagos Music Lounge, Malagos Chocolate Museum, Malagos Petting Zoo, and many others.


What to do

Rediscover Mother Nature’s beauty and indulge in the ultimate luxury and make Malagos Garden Resort’s grounds to be your escape from stress and experience to get to know more about nature and its wonders with their wide range of indoor and outdoor leisure activities.

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Here is a list of their exciting indoor and outdoor attractions and amenities

Malagos Chocolate Museum


Malagos Chocolate Laboratory


Treeline Birdwatching Deck

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Bird Feeding Dome


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Museo de Mariposa

Treeline Birdwatching Deck


Other activities/ areas that you can exlore:

  • Powerplay
  • Malagos Petting Zoo
  • Malagos Music Lounge
  • Kids Outdoor Adventure
  • Noah’s Deck
  • Mindanao Contemporary Art Museum
  • Waling Forest
  • Zen Garden
  • Swimming Pool
  • Horseback Riding
  • Calesa Ride



From the Francisco Bangoy International Airport;

  • Take Service Rd to Daang Maharlika Hwy/Davao City Diversion Rd/Pan-Philippine Hwy/AH26
  • Head southeast on Airport Terminal Entry Rdtoward Service Rd
  • Turn left onto Service Rd
  • Turn left onto Airport Exit Rd
  • Continue on Davao City Diversion Rd/Pan-Philippine Hwy/AH26. Take Magtuod – Tugbok Rdto Calinan-Baguio-Cadalian Rd/R. Magsaysay St in Calinan District
  • Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Daang Maharlika Hwy/Davao City Diversion Rd/Pan-Philippine Hwy/AH26
  • Continue onto Calinan-Baguio-Cadalian Rd/Datu Abing St
  • Datu Abing St turns slightly right and becomes Calinan-Baguio-Cadalian Rd/R. Magsaysay St
  • Malagos Garden Resort: Calinan-Baguio-Cadalian Road, Malagos, Baguio District, Davao City, 8000 Davao del Sur

Hertz Recommended Vehicle

For this Davao roadtrio, we recommend booking our Suzuki Vitara under the Mid-size Size SUV Class. It’s sturdy, dependable, comfortable, and not to mention easy to drive.


Why Go

Rooted in with Davaoeño hospitality and culture, Malagos Garden Resort also firmly commits to wildlife and environmental preservation and conservation. They became a certified member of Audobon International in 2004. By becoming a member, they uphold a commitment to provide superior quality environmental education, and at the same time, practice sustainable management of land, water, wildlife and other natural resources in all places where people work, stay and play.


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Their activities also assure you that this place will allow you to rediscover your physical and mental capabilities, through education and entertainment. If you think about it, you’re also being part of Malagos’ conservation efforts by learning more about the environment through their activities, while giving yourself your most deserved R&R at the same time!

Have we convinced you to come and take a load off at Malagos Garden Resort? Come south and get ready to have an unforgettable experience, with a reintroduction to nature.

For an overall hassle-free drive to your Davao experience, don’t forget to book your car here#OnOurWayTogether.

Check out the rest of Hertz Travel Guides to help you find that perfect driving getaway.



  • Telephone: (+6382) 224 7438
  • Mobile: (+63) 917 723 5763/(+63) 917 624 5727
  • Sales  Office:
  • Ms. Annalyn – 0917 723 5763
  • Website:
  • https://www.malagos.com/

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