Where You Can Spend Your Festival Season at Hof Gorei


How does a scenario of scenery sound in your head with a place that provides both being a tropical paradise and at the same time celebrates multitude festivities annually? Sounds exciting, right? Hof Gorei is where you want to be. Your own peaceful coastal peaceful paradise located at the heart of Davao Gulf. Your one true haven of solace in an unspoiled natural environment—a great quest for adventure and extreme challenges with nature.

Your own special place combined with attractions in celebrating its colorful heritage, history and its beautiful people. Festivities in our place are commonly rich in every barangay like the Sto. Niňo Parish of Kaputian that yearly celebrates their founding anniversary. A whole day event that solemnly begins with a holy mass receiving faith and sharing an abundant feast that everyone is involved in preparing the food. But, officially there are three grand main festivals held in our little paradise, namely: Kabasan Festival, White Nights Festival and Hugyaw Madayaw Festival.

In the native dialect of the Sama locals of Samal Island, Kabasan means seashells. It is celebrated on the last week of May and features bikini open contests, fireworks display, street-dancing, street parties, and motocross events. A complete week celebration of thanksgiving for the bounties of the sea which the islanders are gifted upon. On the other hand, Hugyaw Madayaw Festival is a three day celebration filled with fun, games, music, dances and presentation of cultural practices of the Sama tribe participated by the lumads (natives) and other locales. What are you waiting for? Celebrate your festive spirit season only at Hof Gorei your resort and hotel Samal Island, Davao City, Philippines!