Sarangani Highlands Garden | Things to do in General Santos City-General Santos City
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Capture moments with gigantic tuna, Gensan’s pride at Gensan Fishport. This 32- hectare facility boasts of worldclass amenities that supplies sashimi-grade tune to the world.
The Mindanao State University-General Santos City Museum of Cultural History and the Arts is a cultural heritage and art museum. It displays various traditional household objects and clothing from the Maguindanao, B’laan, and T’boli tribes of the pre-settlement era. Personal mementos of early Christian settlers led by the National Land Settlement Administration head General Paulino Santos under the Manuel Quezon administration are also displayed.
Sarangani Bay is a bay located on the southern tip of Mindanao in the Philippines. It opens up to the Celebes Sea on the Pacific Ocean. Sarangani Bay is one of the best dive sites in the Philippines where one can enjoy vast underwater flora and fauna. The site is known even to foreign tourists. Depending on the location of your dive, you will find a wide variety of hard and soft coral, huge gorgonians, sponges and an endless array of reel life. Pelagics are also a common site. More specifically, you can expect to see turtles, rays, rainbow runners, groupers, snappers and patrols of sergeant majors. The majestic Napoleon Wrasse is also frequently seen on the house reef. As always the reef critters are around to keep you company. The clown fish, angel fish, parrot fish and many shell fish.
Where to stay
Dolores Tropicana Resort is one of the premier resorts in General Santos City. Its geographical location makes it an ideal place to welcome guests when visiting the Tuna Capital of the Philippines.
The “Bakhaw” Hall and the open Hall are perfect for banquets, parties, meetings and conventions. Enjoy the delicious sea foods, fresh fruits and Filipino dishes which are best shared with family and friends at the Seafront restaurant. It also has 34 fully air-conditioned guestrooms, equipped with cable TV, IDD/NDD telephone, hot and cold shower, and free Wi-fi internet connection. It has 117 open cottages with a Spa area named “Amuma” – perfect for relaxation with the feeling of cold breeze from Sarangani Bay.
Kids will enjoy playing and swimming at the Kiddie pool. The wide beach area is just right for any outdoor activities for a larger crowd. The scenic beauty of sunrise will be experienced when you decided to stay overnight. This resort is one of the best choices for outdoor relaxation.
Unwind and get close to nature at this resort in Barangay Bawing, Makar-Seguel Road, General Santos. This place invites you to take a breather away from the hustle and bustle of the city, while still offering you the basic amenities you need. Whether you’re looking for a new adventure, in a new town or a quiet respite from your busy schedule, this relaxing getaway has you covered.
Since 1993, Anchor Hotel has been one of the eminent hotels ever built in the heart of General Santos City with an overlooking view of the beautiful Sarangani Bay. It will take you about 23kms (approximately 30-minute ride) from General Santos City International Airport. It has also an easy access to the downtown business centers and government offices.
The new Anchor Hotel is a five-storey building inspired by maritime concepts mixed up with the touch of modernization without even leaving the rich culture of the city. It provides exemplary services to all guests – both locally and even worldwide. It has 40 well-styled accommodating guestrooms situated at the 3rd and 4th level of the building. The rooms are equipped with flat screen cable TV, IDD/NDD telephone, hot and cold shower, and free Wi-fi internet connection. A very calming ambience of coffee shop at the ground floor and fully air-conditioned and soundproof function rooms with the relaxing view of the Sarangani bay and the busy city. This is a perfect place to dwell in while in Gensan.
Getting there and around
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