On the third day of the Holy Week 2017 Holiday, I went to Glan again, but this time I was with my officemates. We were just into a lazy overnight at the beach thus we convoyed our way to Gumasa. Likewise, we stopped at the Tour Town Glan view deck and looked down into some sort of a sneak peak of what Gumasa was about. From the view deck, the perfect silhouette of Mt. Matutum can be seen and actually continued to be seen from a number of beaches in the area. In visiting Gumasa, you can hardly miss this view deck just beside the highway.
Coco Beach Resort
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Located in the laid back town of Glan, Sarangani Province in the southernmost part of Mindanao, one of the main regions of The Philippines. Forget Boracay if you are looking for a pure powdery white sand beach where its peaceful at the same time. Frolic in its sandy beach and turquoise green waters without the crowd and noise of Boracay.
The dramatic scenery as the sun resting below the horizon have been so kind to have let it exists and slowly passing off as darkness slowly covering the whole area of space. It was already dark when I left the Province of Sultan Kudarat and went straight to General Santos City as I'm going to visit the Province of Sarangani early in the morning on the succeeding day.
The busy street of General Santos City was setting forth to make noise early in the morning as it speaks about the busy life of people in the City. I was kind of confused on which part of Sarangani Province should I travel to. ...
Being an archipelagic country, there was never a scarcity for beaches in the Philippines. On the geographically-divided province of Sarangani, the eastern part holds Gumasa Beach ??" a long stretch of white sand beach that covers at least eight resorts.
I was on an eight-hour boat trip to the island municipality of Sarangani, not to be confused with Sarangani province, when I've decided to write my day-to-day activities for this SOCCSKSARGEN-MY-ID-SG trip. The Sarangani Islands (one of which is Balut Island) are located in the youngest province of the Philippines ??" Davao Occidental, which ...
Rainy days won't stop us from beachin'.
Gumasa Beach is one of Sarangani's pride beaches. It is a popular beach destination in the southern part of Mindanao and it is often referred to as "The Small Boracay of Mindanao".
How to get there
From General Santos City, there is a terminal of vans bound for Glan, Saranggani. The fare is around PHP85 and travel time is almost an hour. Tell the driver that you are going to Gumasa Beach so he can alight you the the correct drop off point. From the drop off point in Glan, there are tricycles that can take you to the resorts in Gumasa. Fare will ...
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Sarangani Bay Festival, the country's biggest beach event, has been drawing hordes of sun worshipers and party people from all over the archipelago for the past nine years to bask in summer in one of the best kept-secrets in the country.
And just like its tasty tuna which has tickled the world's palate, this long stretch of white in Gumasa Beach in Glan will sizzle once more on June 3-5 for the 10th edition of this event, but with a twist.
According to Sarangani Provincial Tourism Council president Michelle Lopez-Solon, this year's edition is themed #SarbayEvolutio ...