If a commuter or bringing your own motorbike or car, you may take the barge from Davao City to IGACOS (Samal Island) via either ferry service:
The trip takes a maximum of 20 minutes, depending on water and weather conditions.Disembarking from either Samal ports, there are motorbikes that may take you to SECDEA. Fare should not be more than PhP 100.00 per way. Take the main road, going left. No turns, just follow the cemented road for 14 kilometers. This takes about 15 minutes on a leisurely speed.
To avoid the hassle of haggling with a motorbike driver, a van pick-up may be arranged with the resort in advance. Pick-up rate is for the van from either Samal Port is at PhP1,000.00 or with 10 passengers, PhP 100.00/person.
We do welcome day-trippers for those who want to just enjoy the amenities for the day. Our current Day Tour rate is PhP 1,000.00/person. Inclusions are:
When traveling with babies or senior citizens, some of our guests request for a day room, in which babies and seniors may take a nap, or just take a break from heat exposure. This is possible when rooms are available, or an advanced arrangement with requisite deposit is made.
Due to the limited number of rooms in the resort, we strongly urge to get in touch with us prior to your intended stay. Once your reservation is made, a non-refundable deposit should be made in order to hold the room for you and your group.
Functions and events in a group of 50 persons or more may avail corporate rates. Give us a call to find out which of our offerings suit your taste and your budget.
Engaged couples of all ages will find something in the resort to enjoy. A jetty with a long boardwalk has been featured numerously in many a pre-nuptial photo, as with our meandering Mangrove walk floating above the waters, beneath lush leaves.
We are venue to a variety of wedding set-ups: beachside, poolside, lagoon-side and boardwalk set-ups have been arranged within SECDEA. We have seen a wide range of themes as well: Filipiniana classic, Vintage, Whimsical, and Luau are among the more popular ones lately.
There is a small chapel within the resort that may be used for Catholic ceremonies. Should you be interested in holding a Catholic wedding in the charming St. Francis of Assissi Chapel, we suggest to make your arrangements in advance, as there are requirements to be submitted to the local parish for approval.
On a clear night, you may want to have a nice quiet dinner away from the restaurant, with only the stars overhead for company. This may be arranged with our dining staff in advance.
We have accommodated up to 250 – 300 persons for team building activities. Our grounds provide many opportunities for exciting activities:
Our Covered Court is a comfortable venue for:
Feel free to coordinate with our staff which activities and venue may be suitable for your group.