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Glan Sarangani Tourism Now Open | Requirements, Guidelines, List of Resorts & Establishments, Hotels Directory

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Popular beach destination GLAN, SARANGANI is now open for tourism. The Municipality of Glan, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. The town is famous for Gumasa Beach which is a long stretch of talcum-like white sand beaches dubbed as “Small Boracay of Mindanao” or “Boracay of South”

Gumasa Beach white san beach blue waters walking tourist palm trees
The Gumasa Beach is near one kilometer of a long stretch of powdery white sand beach with turquoise waters and known to be a Small Boracay of the Southern Mindanao.
Photo Credit: Monde Mendez

Glan, Sarangani is surely top in mind when you're up for a beach paradise getaway in SOX Region. And if you're feeling a little spiritless from the usual beach destinations you frequent, try this secluded, kinda off-the-beaten-path coastal escape.

Recently, the Executive Order No. 13 series of 2021 was issued by Mayor Vivien Yap which is effective March 1-31, 2021 outlining the requirements and guidelines to be implemented in Glan for tourist:

👉Glan is now open for Region 12 and other areas/regions.

👉Checkpoint requirements for Region 12 guests are as follows:

-DVY CARES QR Code per guest 18 years old and above should register (link is, and booking confirmation slip from the beach/resort you wanted to checked-in.

- DVYCARES means Data Vault for Your Covid-19 Assistance Response Emergency System. It aims to provide contact tracing tool for the people of the Municipality of Glan, Sarangani Province. This application will be used by ordinary citizen or public/private establishment of Glan.

👉Checkpoint requirements for guests outside Region 12 are as follows: Medical Certificate, DVY Cares QR Code, & Booking Confirmation Slip from the beach/resort you wanted to checked-in.

👉No DVY Cares QR Code, No entry policy.

👉All establishments (especially beaches/resorts and accomodations) are mandatory to have a DVY Cares Scanner.

👉All scanned data's should be sync to the data base daily.

👉Before entering the premises of an establishment, present your DVY Cares QR Code to the person in-charge for scanning (this will be used for contact tracing purposes). Submit yourself for body temperature checking. Hand washing/sanitizing, wearing of face mask, social distancing and 50% capacity for the cottages, rooms, restaurants, and function halls should be observed.

👉No walk-in guests will be catered, pre-booking only. (for guests outside Glan)

👉Only residents of Glan are allowed as walk-in guests.

👉Beach hopping is not allowed.

Also visit: Top 10 Most Visited Destinations in SOCCSKSARGEN [SOX Philippines Travel, Tourism & Backpacking Guide]

Municipality of Glan - DVYCares 

Data Vault for Your Covid-19 Assistance Response Emergency System. It's a contact tracing tool for the people of Glan, Sarangani Province. This will also serve as an emergency assistance app that can be used by the citizen of Glan in times of emergency.

The Municipal Tourism Operations Office of Glan will conduct a monthly random inspection to the PTE's/TRE's to ensure that these are strictly implemented and observed.

For inquiries please call us thru these numbers 0975-519-0974 & 0912-443-8645.


(updated as of February 24, 2021)

Isla Jardin Del Mar, Gumasa, Saranggani Province
Isla Jardin Del Mar, Gumasa, Saranggani Province

Primary Tourism Establishments w/ DOT Accreditation/Basic Registration:

09679910103 - Belmar Eco Park (Kapatan)

09369339831- Hacienda Don Juan (Lago)

09778026307 - Belimac Sumbang Point (Taluya)

09664777120 - Anvy Resort (Taluya)

09474603611- Marian Beach (Taluya)

09176778177 - Isla Jardin Del Mar (Gumasa)

09365949509 - Isla Jardin Del Mar

09106743521 - Coco Beach (Gumasa)

09639460232 - Coco Beach

09209582497 - Kamari (Gumasa)

09203048813 - Rosal Beach (Gumasa)

09632306948 - White Haven Beach (Gumasa)

09534100660 - Bai Resort (Cablalan)


09265527641 - Philrose Beach (Tango)

09171123330 - Mt. Sabrina Beach (Tango)

09236646231 - Rospea Cove Beach(Lago)

09560481129 - JPI Beach (Lago)

09354991189 - Bong Feo Beach (Lago)

09466789049 - Kikais Beach (Lago)

09488889766 - Morales Beach (Gumasa)

09161061760 - Morales Beach

09123651994 - Morales Beach

09162268203 - Morales Beach

09058052573 - Hidden Paradise(Cablalan)

09679585999 - Kingkim Beach (Burias)

09338118441 - Malingkat Beach (Burias)

09774091816 - Burias Crystal Shore

09362027229 - Burias Point View

09959653932 - Salmon Beach (Pangyan)

Entertainment & Sports Bar

09669440832 - Friends Corner (Tango)

Specialty Shop and Pasalubong Center:

09163532157 - Sweets Bank (Ilaya)

09152697839 -Melts Premium Cassava Cake (Ilaya)

Hotels/Inns: Poblacion, Glan

09554818077 - King James Hotel

09473798602 - Juanitas Inn

09282682748 - Consolar Inn

Refreshments & Restaurants:

09052315054 - Baywalk Diner (Poblacion)

09456750135 - Babes Chow (Poblacion)

09971759641 - Town House (Poblacion)

09109094506 - Smokin Dish (Poblacion)

09274467777 - Jalys Place (Poblacion)

09352057471 - Tsana All (Glan-Padidu)

09557159122 - Alexa Loise ( Glan-Padidu)

09454055042 - Carlito Cafe (Glan-Padidu)

09351561421 - Bubbcat Glan (Ilaya)

09562984679 - Sunset Horizon Bar & Restaurant/Shangri-la (Tango)

For more information, contact Glan, Sarangani Tourism through the following numbers - 09 75-519-0974 & 0912-443-8645. Or you can also send message and inquiries thru the Glan, Sarangani Tourism FB page.

The Beauty of Guitan Falls 

Location: Purok Cabnot, Barangay Pangyan, Glan, Sarangani Province. Dali na manuroy ta sa Glan!


Morales Beach Resort

tent camping in a beach - Morales Beach Resort, Gumasa, Glan, Sarangani.
Morales Beach Resort, Gumasa, Glan, Sarangani.
Photo shared by: Isko Wanders
According to Isko Wanders he love this beach because:

✅ not that mainstream

✅ white to cream, sandy to pebbled-beach

✅ awesome sunset and sunrise view

✅ lakeside view 

✅ hillside view

✅ you can pitch your own tent, stay in your camper van or rent a cottage

✅ safe for swimming (especially for kids)

✅ pet friendly

✅ friendly owners

Anvy Beach Resort

Girl on a white beach - Anvy Beach Resort Glan, Saranggani
Anvy Beach Resort Glan, Saranggani
Photo By: Pearl Torres Bayonito via DIY Travel Philippines

Related Information:

Sarangani Tourist Spots

Sarangani is a province of the Philippines located in the SOCCSKSARGEN region in Mindanao. Its capital is Alabel and borders South Cotabato to the north and Davao del Sur to the east. Sarangani is part of the South Cotabato-Sultan Kudarat-Sarangani-Gen. Santos City (Soccsksargen) development cluster, and is linked by paved roads to the international airport and world-class fish port of Gen. Santos City. Good roads and regular flights through Gen. Santos City allow the province easy access to Manila, Cebu, Davao City, as well as the rest of the Soccsksargen areas. Gen. Santos City’s airport has one of the country’s longest runways.

The province is situated as the country’s major gateway to the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-the Philippines - East Asean Growth Area. With its proximity to its regional counterparts, Sarangani is in a unique position to marshal its resources, entice tourists and investors, and compete in an international market under a borderless trade regime.




Location: Glan, Sarangani

Description: A long stretch of powdery white sand beaches with alluring beauty of paradise, bountiful fresh coconut fruits and open grassland.


Location: 200 m from the highway of Maasim, Sarangani Province

Description: A dive site which is more than 200 ft deep and stretches to kilometers and kilometers of wall shores corals, Stingray, Manta, turtles, wrasses and schools of tuna and barracuda are just but a few of the beauties that can be enjoyed with while diving.


Location: Glan, Sarangani

Description: A dive site just near the shorelines and beside an aquaculture farm for Sergeant fish.


Location: Kiamba, Sarangani, less than a km from the highway

Description: Huge boulders of granite giving to a number of water falls, ideal for scrambling, bouldering and rappelling.


Location: Brgy. Pinol, Maitum, Sarangani

Description: Formerly known as Ayub Cave, where a unique assemblage of archaeological find (human faces and figures in earthenware medium) that depicts Sarangani's cultural wealth was excavated in this cave in 1991.


Location: Brgy. Pinol, Maitum, Sarangani

Description: Situates hundreds of thousands of giant golden crowned flying fox bats.



Location: Brgy. Tampat, Maasim, Sarangani

Description: Situates the majestic shrine of the subordinate ruling Sultanates of Maguindanao. The oldest tomb of this place dates back to the earlier years of our ancestors.



Location: Capitol Compound, Alabel

Description: Stands at the center of the 26-hectare lot dotted with other buildings that house practically all offices of line agencies of the government.


Location: Pula-tana, Malungon, Sarangani

Description: A 9-hole club with complete amenities. The area is surrounded with mangoes, hardwood trees and miniature lakes.


Location: Glan, Sarangani

Description: Rows of several ancestral houses built mostly in the early part of 1900s, with high balconies, canopies and walls of 'kalados' and concrete step boards leading to wide wooden staircases. Some of them bear stunning collections of precious antiques and oriental sets right in the living room.



Location: Malungon, Sarangani

Description: The site of eco-cultural tourism approximately 750 ft above sea level. It is comparable to Tagaytay City, a viewing point of Mt. Apo, Mt. Matutum, Sarangani Bay and Davao Golf at one. It is known for its cold climate, the habitat of Sarangani tarsiers and holds 3 villages of B-laan tribe. It is the tribes' last stronghold during the Japanese occupation.

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