QUICK GUIDE: Lemlunay Resort in Maasim, Sarangani

Perched on a cliff and overlooking the endless blue sea of Sarangani Bay is Lemlunay, a world class diving resort with truly magnificent views both above and below water. There’s not much of a beach, if you’re aiming for bumming in sun and sand but the resort makes up for it with recreational areas: an extensive playground, wide open spaces for picnics or games and a seemingly endless infinity pool where you can swim or tan to your heart’s content.

Of course the true beauty of Lemlunay resides under water at the spectacular Tinoto Wall. A numerous array of sea creatures—from fish to corals to turtles and even whale sharks—reside here. It’s a breathtaking journey to take through the reef, and one you definitely don’t want to miss!

Nearest Airport: General Santos International Airport

How to get there: Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines have flights to General Santos City daily from Cebu, Iloilo and Manila.

Where to stay: The resort offers fully air-conditioned rooms (PHP 3,500, good for 4 persons), open cottages or camping grounds. Contact: Lemlunay Resort or Go Sarangani Travel to arrange your visit.

Where to eat: The resort has its own restaurant so don’t bring food or drinks. Free breakfast for two is provided with rooms.

Don’t miss: Diving, obviously! (PHP 1500 for trial dive inclusive of gear and dive master, PHP 800 for registered divers.)

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Dive below these cliffs to visit the Tinoto Wall.
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Look at that gorgeous infinity pool!
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A large picnic area shaded with trees.
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An open amphitheatre, for those days you want to shout at the wind.
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Clear blue skies and the wide open sea—what more do you need?


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