Samal is a fourth income class city in the province of Davao del Norte, Davao Region, Philippines. Its official name is Island Garden City of Samal (Filipino: Pulong Harding Lungsod ng Samal, Cebuano: Pulong Harding Dakbayan sa Samal) and it is made up of Samal Island and the smaller Talikud Island in the Davao Gulf, making it a part of Mindanao island group. It has a population of 95,874 people according to 2010 census.
Samal is a part of the Metropolitan Davao area and is located two kilometers away from Davao City, the largest city and the primary economic centre of Mindanao.
Samal is the beach of Davao City. Only 10 minutes away by ferry from the fast growing town. If you are sick of shopping malls and traffic, noise and pollution, come and relax on our little island with almost 80,000 friendly people. Don’t looking for city life; we are the country side of Davao. Life is leisured. Instead of taxis is the useful vehicle on island a habal-habal (motorcycle).