Are you feeling cramped and claustrophobic in Metro Manila? Do you long for wide open spaces and the sound of waves crashing against the shore? If so, here’s why you should consider living in Davao City as your next place of residence.
Located on the island of Mindanao, Davao is the largest city in the Philippines in terms of land area. It’s also one of the most livable cities in the country, thanks to its rich culture, natural beauty, and business opportunities.
And not to forget, there are new and modern condo units for sale in Davao City that you can avail – should you ever consider Mindanao’s “Crown Jewel” as your new home.
In this article, we’ll give you five compelling reasons to make Davao City your new home.
Why Consider Living in Davao City?
Surely, you’ve done your research and may probably have a shortlist of cities for your next home but aren’t that confident to push through with the move. To help you decide if Davao City is truly the place for you, listed below are five reasons this city serves as home to many Davaoeños.
Davao City is often hailed as the safest city in the Philippines. In fact, it was even named the second-most livable city in the country a couple of years ago, as reported by the SunStar. This is thanks to the city’s low crime rate and its proactive approach to safety.
For instance, the city has been recently named as the DTI’s fourth-most competitive in all highly urbanized cities in the Philippines, which is the same ranking it had in 2021, showing how much the locality continues to develop.
Davao City is blessed with stunning natural scenery. From its white sand beaches to its majestic mountains, there’s no shortage of beauty to be found here. And because the city is relatively large, you’ll never feel too far away from nature.
Here are three of the must-see beaches near Davao:
And here’s a list of ten attractions and local spots that tourists, and even residents, must visit and experience at least once:
Davao City is not only a great place to live, but also a great place to do business. In fact, the city is gearing up to be an agricultural hub for investments, as reported by The Manila Times. Among other opportunities for investing, if you’re looking to get out of the hustle and bustle of Metro Manila, Davao City is definitely worth considering.
Basically, Davao City has all the amenities of a big city, but without the massive crowds. You can find everything from malls to restaurants to hospitals here. But because the city is less populated than Metro Manila, you’ll never have to worry about fighting your way through a sea of people just to get where you’re going.
Davao City – which offers the slogan, “Life Is Here” – is home to a diverse population, which means you can experience a wide variety of cultures within the city limits. From the traditional to the modern, there’s something for everyone in Davao City.
That being said, the Kadayawan Village is where you want to immerse in Davao if you want a taste of its rich local heritage, Rappler writes, as it is home to five different Lumad tribes, giving the community a sense of multiculturalism.
The Cost of Living in Davao City
Now that we’ve discussed some of the reasons you should consider living in Davao City, you’re probably wondering about the cost of living.
Compared to other cities in the Philippines, the cost of living in Davao City is relatively affordable. For example, a meal for two at a local resto will only set you back about PHP 500 or USD 8.58. And if you’re feeling a little fancier and want something more luxurious, you can easily find 5-star hotels and restaurants that won’t break the bank.
According to Livingcost.org, the average cost of living in Davao City is USD 598, which converts to PHP 34,850, and ranks among the top 20 percent of least expensive cities in the country to live in.
So, if you’re looking for an affordable, livable, and safe city to call home, Davao City should be at the top of your list. With its beautiful beaches, accessibility to nature, and unique culture, there’s no wonder this city is one of the most livable in the Philippines.
Choose Anchor Land for Your Home in Davao
Davao City is often hailed as the safest city in the Philippines, making it a great choice for those looking for a new place to call home. The city has a low crime rate and its proactive approach to safety offers an appealing choice for families.
The city is also blessed with stunning natural scenery, from its white sand beaches to its majestic mountains, and is home to a diverse population that allows residents to experience a wide variety of cultures. And because the city is relatively large, you’ll never feel too far away from nature.
For all your modern and luxury residential needs, Anchor Land is pre-selling condo units in the heart of Davao City. Situated atop 202 Peaklane, residents can enjoy panoramic views of the cityscape and the Davao Gulf.
Each condo unit at Anchor Land is designed for optimum comfort and convenience, with top-of-the-line amenities such as a private pool, a fitness center, and 24/7 security. Enjoy the calm serenity of the province and the modern conveniences of the city here.
If you’re looking for an affordable, luxurious, and safe place to call home, Anchor Land is your sanctuary in the “Crown Jewel of the South” – Davao City.
Contact us today to learn more about our condominium units or to schedule a tour.