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

  • SoCots Top Tourist Attractions To Be Featured In PH Travel Mart

    South Cotabato province's world-class tourist destinations will be featured anew in the upcoming 29th Philippine Travel Mart that will be held at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.

    Argie Ryan Asaria, South Cotabato tourism operations officer, said Monday the province's tourism products and services will be among the top showcases of Region 12 or Soccsksargen in the event slated Aug. 31-Sept. 2.

    Asaria said local tourism stakeholders are already gearing up for the annual tourism fair, which will be graced by international travel and tour operators.

    The Department of Tourism in Re ...

  • Lemobung Lodge The Most Affordable Accommodation In Lake Sebu

    Lemobung Lodge The Most Affordable Accommodation In Lake Sebu

    I recently went on a month-long trip around Mindanao with my best friend and the first leg of our adventure was in South Cotabato. I visited this province last year and had really great memories that I promised I will go back. Now, I knew that a huge chunk of my travel expenses will be accommodation. So when I initially made an itinerary for this trip, I made sure to find the most affordable accommodation. And that's when I found out about Lemobung Lodge.

  • Exploring South Cotabato - Lake Sebu And Marianos Blooming Farm

    Exploring South Cotabato- The SOuth Cotabato is a province located in Mindanao. It is in the region of SOX. There are several tourist destination in South Cotabato such as the following
    - Marianos Blooming Farm
    - Tupi Farm
    - Lake Sebu
    - Lake Sehotoy
    - Sunrise GArden Lake Resort
    - lake Sebu 7 falls and Zipline
    - Lake Holon
    - etc

  • Embracing Roots, Reliving The Games

    Embracing Roots, Reliving The Games

    The second Indigenous Peoples Games (IPG) held June 14 to 16, 2018, in the Municipality of Lake Sebu in the Province of South Cotabato, although devoid of the usual ritual of offering animals and opened without much fanfare, left guests and spectators a deep appreciation of the province's rich cultural heritage.

    A special prayer sang by international performer singer and composer Rosie Sula ushered the program after the parade of delegations from the municipalities of Tampakan, Tantangan, Tupi, Polomolok, Lake Sebu, Norala and Surallah.

    "It's a praise song. Sarili ko lang yung gawa for t ...

  • 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 ...