By The Nation
Both will be located in the heart of Davao City’s new central business district, Lanang, only 30 minutes by boat from the Beach Club and 15 minutes by car from Davao International Airport.
Owned by Torre Lorenzo Development Corp and set in a 36-hectare master-planned leisure township within a former coconut plantation, the Beach Club invites visitors to experience an upscale island lifestyle amid unspoiled reefs, coral gardens, exotic marine life and lush tropical fauna.
Easily accessible by boat from the mainland, the family-friendly retreat features a large swimming pool, a children’s play area, an events hall, the Tarictic Grill & Snack Bar serving barbecued favourites, and a private beach stretching 50 metres. Visitors can also easily arrange to explore the island’s prime snorkelling and diving sites.
DusitD2 Davao hotel is slated to open next month with 120 well-equipped guestrooms and suites. The focal point is a lush, landscaped courtyard featuring a lap pool, wading pool, children’s pool and deck areas for relaxation. From here, guests will enjoy direct access to an international restaurant, lounge areas and a lobby set within a striking, glass-enclosed pavilion.
The Dusit Thani Residence Davao hotel, meanwhile, is slated to open adjacent to the dusitD2 in April. The hotel will feature 178 well-appointed studios and suites.
Other offerings include Namm spa, a state-of-the-art gym, four meeting rooms and two large ballrooms accommodating up to 1,000 guests. Dusit’s signature Benjarong Thai restaurant is expected to open in mid-2019.