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Gumasa Beach

Glan, Mindanao, Philippines
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Peaceful. Doesn't have a garden, not even landscaped, don't have a nice view but relaxing place... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Emi E
via mobile
Not Boracay of the South but still good

Ok, first of all, it is NOT boracay of the south. Boracay sand is better and there are more things... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
11 Jan 2017
“How to go to Gumasa by public transport and how much it costs”
16 Sep 2016
“sunset...whitesand...bluewater... tranquil moment... room rates? overpriced for a bamboo room..”
Glan, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 14 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 20 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 6 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 4 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 Maria053China
Reviewed 25 January 2016

For years Gumasa was my favorite place to visit during our lengthy semester break in China. The beach is beautiful. I prefer the south-facing beach which overlooks Celebes Sea to the western beach which faces Sarangani Bay. There is lots of coral just offshore, so...More

3  Thank Gary T
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Travel from Davao City around 3 hour bus ride to General Santos then rode a van going to Glan for another one hour to reach the white sand beach of Gumasa, Glan at Saranggani Province. The sand is as white as the sand in Boracay...More

1  Thank Misteeblue08
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How to go in gumasa beach is it have hotel?
16 April 2017|
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Joey A
Is it safe for Americans
22 October 2016|
Response from homerSapiens1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Locals are polite and accommodating Resort have personnel to look after you.