Lake Sebu

Lake Sebu, South Cotabato

Lake Sebu is a natural lake located in the municipality of Lake Sebu, South Cotabato and within the Alah Valley region. The Philippine government has recognized it as one of the country's most important watersheds. Lake Sebu is one of the many bodies of water supplying important irrigation to the provinces of Sultan Kudarat and South Cotabato.

The villages around the lake have been ...

turned into an independent municipality called Lake Sebu after being a former village of Surallah.

The T'boli and Ubo tribes have been the traditional dwellers of the lake. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources have recognized, through Department Administrative Order (DAO) No. 2, Series of 1993, the claim of these tribes that the lake and its surroundings are under their ancestral domain.

The Department of Tourism and the local government unit of Lake Sebu has promoted the lake as one of the prime eco-tourism destinations in the municipality. The Mindanao Development Authority is closely coordinating with the DOT in the development and enhancement of Lake Sebu, as it is also identified as one of the priority sites under the BIMP-EAGA Tourism cluster.

Lake Sebu News

  • Municipality Of Tboli Nails 4 Indigenous Games Golds

    Municipality Of Tboli Nails 4 Indigenous Games Golds

    The Municipality of T'boli clinched four gold medals in the recent second Indigenous People's Games held in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato.

    The Municipality of T'boli ruled the meyon kuda law event, likened to horse racing, but using wild grass as horse, over Tampakan and Lake Sebu-T'boli Tribe that settled for the silver and bronze, respectively.

    The municipality's other golds came from the sudul event, with players JR Abid, Erwin Ala, Jessie Kalan, Victor Sugan and Junsie Dala, besting Lake Sebu-T'boli Tribe and Tubi; sedegol be klifak bliboy over Lake Sebu-T'boli Tribe and Lake Sebu Ubo Tr ...

  • Indigenous Peoples Games An Eye-opener

    Indigenous Peoples Games An Eye-opener

    South Cotabato Governor Daisy Avance-Fuentes on Thursday, June 14, lauded the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) for bringing the 2nd Indigenous Peoples Games (IPG) here, which she said is an "eye opener" for her and the rest of the provincial officials.

    Fuentes, in a message during Thursday's opening ceremonies at the Lake Sebu Municipal Gym here, said: "I am honored that we get to host this celebration. I am honored that this event happened because it opened my eyes, nabulaga ang isang realization na ang mga tribo ng ating probinsya ay may mga sports din na nilalaro kahit noon pa."

    She ...

  • Lake Sebu: The Realization Of Those Woven Dreams

    Lake Sebu: The Realization Of Those Woven Dreams

    Im a big fan of Ed Sheeran and it has always been a dream to be able to watch him perform live on stage. I could always picture myself crying over "Supermarket Flowers" and headbanging to "Don't" and "Eraser". Oh, forget "Perfect" and all those mainstreamed songs of him. He's more than that. So imagine what a fool I've been for rejecting a ticket for his concert last April. Twice. The first offer was of lower price plus a pass for Lany's concert while the other one was care of a college barkada. Such memorable experience to miss. But life happened: I was broke as hell and emotionally unstable. ...

  • Magnificent Seven Falls Of Lake Sebu

    Magnificent Seven Falls Of Lake Sebu

    Already blessed with dozens of lakes, Barangay Seloton of the Municipality of Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, has natural attractions that are must-see for waterfalls fanatics: Seven Falls. Cementation of access road paved the way to the booming of tourism of these natural wonders for the town. Imagine, not only one, but SEVEN magnificent waterfalls are waiting for you there.

  • Lake Sebu To Host Second Leg Of IP Games

    It's all systems go for the South Cotabato leg of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC)-backed Indigenous Peoples (IP) Games slated on June 14 to 16 in Lake Sebu town.

    PSC Commissioner Charles Raymond Maxey said Wednesday they are all set for the three-day games, which is the second in Mindanao since its launching in late April in Davao del Norte.

    In his letter to South Cotabatao Gov. Daisy Avance-Fuentes, Maxey said the games are part of the national government's efforts to preserve, promote and propagate the rich cultural heritage of the IPs.

    Maxey said such mandate was provided fo ...

  • Lake Sebu South Cotabato The Summer Capital Of The South

    Promoting South Cotabato summer destination with their theme: SOX next.