We welcome you to Davao City and the Royal Mandaya Hotel!
With Davao’s multi-tribes and sub-tribes, at the Royal Mandaya Hotel we offer our guests a taste and feel of Davao’s rich and complex cultural heritage.
Davao derived from the word “beyond high grounds” due to surrounding hills and mountains is one of the Philippines urbanized metropolis. Adjudged by Asiaweek as the country’s most livable city, outperforming the cities of Metro Manila and Cebu, it has been cited for its cleanliness and greening efforts, peace and order and child friendly programs. With a population of 1.2 million, Davao is renowned as the most peaceful city in Southeast Asia.
The City Mayors Foundation, an international think tank of urban affairs and organizer of the World Mayor Project, has listed Davao as No.87 of the world’s fastest growing cities, making it the only Philippine city in the top 100. The Foreign Investment Magazine has acknowledged Davao City as the 10th “Asian City of the Future”.
Davao City is typhoon free and is blessed with rich natural resources, bountiful harvests from the land and sea, white sand beaches, undulating terrain, and warm people. With a weather that remains balmy all year round, the climate is characterized by a uniform distribution of rainfall, temperature, humidity and air pressure. Davao has no pronounced wet or dry season.