22 Photos That Will Make You Want to Live in Davao for Good

22 Photos That Will Make You Want to Live in Davao for Good

Have you ever considered living in Davao City for good? Maybe these beautiful photos will convince you to pack up...and never look back!

There are many reasons why Davao City should be at the top of your list of must-visit cities in the Philippines.

Among its numerous awards and citations? There’s the Top 20 Most Livable Cities in Asia, one of the Cleanest and Greenest Highly-Urbanised City, Most Child Friendly City in the Philippines, Most Competitive City to Do Business in the Philippines, Best Peace and Order Council in the Philippines and so many others. In 2015, it also ranked as the 9th safest city in the world, and it is also one of only three places in the world, aside from the US and Canada, to have an integrated Emergency Response System 911.

Also read: 9 Things to Do in Davao City for First Time Visitors

Okay, so maybe all those awards did nothing to convince you so why don’t we just let the photos do the talking instead?

PS. We’ve been to Davao City three times already, usually a week at a time, and it’s quite clear that we love it there. It feels very much like home!

1. It’s perfectly safe to walk around the downtown area

davao photosImage credit: Hey, Miss Adventures!

2. And it’s superbly clean everywhere you look

live in DavaoImage credit: Shubert Clencia

3. It stays beautiful even at night!

live in DavaoImage credit: Bro. Jeffrey Pioquinto, SJ

4. There’s a huge playground for the kiddos

live in DavaoImage credit: Reuel Mark Delez

Also read: 12 Kid-Friendly Parks and Play Spaces in the Philippines

5. But the kids-at-heart have their place here, too

live in DavaoImage credit: Bro. Jeffrey Pioquinto, SJ

6. The city is dotted with numerous parks

live in DavaoImage credit: Hey, Miss Adventures!

7. And they have a huge, updated library that everyone can use

live in DavaoImage credit: Hey, Miss Adventures!

8. They also have several attractions for the family

live in DavaoImage credit: Hey, Miss Adventures!

Also read: Eden Nature Park Guide for Your Family Adventure in Davao City

9. With tigers, crocodiles and a whole lot more

live in DavaoImage credit: Way PH

10. Their museum is free for everyone, all-year-round

live in DavaoImage credit: The Shoestring Travel

11. But there are also a handful paid ones you can visit

live in DavaoImage credit: Bro. Jeffrey Pioquinto, SJ

12. Whether you want solitude and peace…

live in DavaoImage credit: The Shoestring Travel

13. A bit of excitement…

live in DavaoImage credit: Outland Adventure

14. Or a thrilling adventure with friends, Davao City has it all.

live in DavaoImage credit: Base Camp

15. It is home to a rich and diverse cultural background,

live in DavaoImage credit: Bro. Jeffrey Pioquinto, SJ

16. …the mighty Philippine Eagle, which is also the country’s national bird…

live in DavaoImage credit: The Shoestring Travel

17. …and the Grandfather of the Philippine mountains…

live in DavaoImage credit: Way PH

Also read: Top 10 Mountains in Philippines With the Most Incredible Views

18. …and the Durian!

live in DavaoImage credit: Burgermac

19. No wonder it is called the Land of Promise!

live in DavaoImage credit: Hey, Miss Adventures!

20. A few minutes away, on another island, is a beautiful waterfall…

live in DavaoImage credit: Bro. Jeffrey Pioquinto, SJ

21. …and the best, most unspoilt beach in the country.

live in DavaoImage credit: Hey, Miss Adventures!

22. But, of course, it’s the people that makes the city, right?

live in DavaoImage credit: Constantine Agustin

Also read: How I Travelled 4 Days in Davao City Under PHP 7,000

Don’t these just make you want to pack up and live in Davao…for good?

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Pam Baroro
Pam Baroro

When not moonlighting as a freelance wordsmith and code wrangler, Pam is a millennial mom who loves to explore the outdoors to camp/hike/trek/backpack with her partner and their 4-year-old daughter. Check their family travel blog at Hey, Miss Adventures!

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