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Gumasa Beach

Glan, Mindanao, Philippines
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Small Boracay of the South

It was a hot summer day when we decided to go to a rather unknown beach, considered as the "small... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Manila, Philippines
Beach with fine and white sand

One of the hidden treasure of Mindanao. Gumasa beach is a long drive from the gensan itself but... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Salmiyah, Kuwait
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Glan, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

It was a hot summer day when we decided to go to a rather unknown beach, considered as the "small Boracay of the South (or of Mindanao)," in the Province of Sarangani. We took a van from General Santos City, at the back of KCC...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

One of the hidden treasure of Mindanao. Gumasa beach is a long drive from the gensan itself but you will not regret visiting the area as it will reward you with the clean water of the beach with the long shoreline gifted by the fine...More

2  Thank ladynaoj
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Peaceful. Doesn't have a garden, not even landscaped, don't have a nice view but relaxing place. Nice for a family bonding, not crowded, nor noisy. Very fine sand.

Thank Emi E
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Ok, first of all, it is NOT boracay of the south. Boracay sand is better and there are more things to do in Boracay and more resort choices. However, the long stretch of beach is worth going to if you're near here. Though if you...More

1  Thank Kaye214
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Gumasa beach in the town of Glan is about a kilometer long. Travel time from General Santos City is about an hour. If you don't have a car, ride the blue tricycle from anywhere in the city to KCC Mall. Fare is ₱10. At the...More

10  Thank NightFae
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Gumasa beach in Glan Province is a hidden treasure in Mindanao. (Proud Mindanaon here, wink* wink*). It is called Boracay of the South because of its firm-white sands/ beach. It offers tranquility and compared to the real Boracay, this place is good for those who...More

4  Thank frencel h
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

No busy crowd, no loud music and partying. Just you and the beach. You can camp out or stay in one of the resorts.

4  Thank homerSapiens1
Reviewed 16 September 2016

in general,the scenic view of the bluewater and a whitesand is so relaxing family will really have fun... but the resorts seems so over priced.. we entered one and they required us to pay a cottage of 500 even though we have no things to...More

1  Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We visited the place to get peace and relaxation, ended up with resorts that is very costly. We ditched the resorts look for a place in the area that doesnt cost so much and we stumbled upon tjis house by the sea and asked for...More

1  Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 3 March 2016

White beach, blue clear water, less people = heaven! I've spent nights here with my family. I never stop loving this place. You dont need to travel far if you are looking for a great beach. Cottages are made of bamboos, simple and clean.

2  Thank Goluk_MaRiya
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Joey A
21 October 2016|
Response from homerSapiens1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Locals are polite and accommodating Resort have personnel to look after you.