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5 Underrated Sarangani Spots That Are Worth the Visit

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Whenever Sarangani is mentioned, beautiful dive spots and diverse marine life usually come to mind. But if you dive even deeper, you’ll find that this place holds hidden gems waiting to be discovered.

To give you a taste of what Sarangani has to offer, we’ve curated a list of underrated spots that let you explore local favorites away from the crowds!

Alta Vista Overview 

Photos by Irish Gayle Dela Cruz

Start your adventure at the Alta Vista Overview in Alabel.  This restaurant boasts of sweeping 360-degree views of Mt. Alyafan and the Lun Padidu River. While savoring a sumptuous meal, soak in the panoramic views of Sarangani’s mountain range. It’s like being served a platter of Sarangani’s finest! 

This spot also serves as the ideal backdrop for Instagram-worthy pics and a popular destination for bikers and cyclists.  As the day unfolds, catch the beautiful sunset and end the evening by watching the sparkling city lights of General Santos City.

Tariza Beach Club

Photos by Michael Manay Carbon

Our next destination is the Tariza Beach Club in Malapatan. This resort offers a range of leisurely experiences, from refreshing swims at their La Piscina Pool to cozy accommodations. Choose among car camping, tent rentals, a Tariza Cabana, or a Casa Tariza. 

Feeling hungry? Grab a bite at Cafe Sarbay or Cocina. And if adventure is what you’re craving, the resort offers kayaking, pedal boating, and a giant swing ride. Be among the first to explore Sarangani’s newest resort!

Glan Heritage Village

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After immersing yourself in nature’s beauty, it’s time to visit one of Sarangani’s iconic historical sites. Recognized by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts as a heritage town, the Glan Heritage Village transports you to the past with well-preserved Spanish-American ancestral homes that once belonged to prominent families in the early 1900s. 

On rare occasions, homeowners may even invite you inside their homes where you can marvel at antique collections and imagine life in the olden days. Walk down memory lane and gain a profound appreciation for Glan’s rich history. 

Hacienda Don Juan

Photos by Binibini Love

If Glan’s heritage homes made you yearn to stay in one, Hacienda Don Juan offers just that. At the heart of the resort stands a two-storey ancestral house with a solid hardwood structure that has withstood the test of time since the 1930s. It features antiques, artworks, and eight verandas with captivating views of the resort.

Accommodations range from cabanas to the aptly named White House, ensuring a comfortable stay for different groups. Swim and snorkel at the white-sand beach or simply relax by the shore, serenaded by the soothing waves.

Narra Park Residences Avia Model Village

If you’ve fallen for the province’s charm and realized that the Sarangani life is for you, then the Narra Park Residences Avia Model Village is a must-visit. This area is a compact version of Narra Park Residences Avia, the pioneering residential project of the upcoming Avia Estate in Alabel where urban comforts meet lush surroundings. 

While the estate is still under development, you can already catch a glimpse of this lifestyle by exploring the model village’s Bungalow and Two-storey units, park, landscaping, and roads that all resemble the actual features of Narra Park Residences Avia. As you make your way, you also get to see how Avia Estate is shaping up. 

Blessed with natural wonders and rich in heritage, Sarangani offers a treasure trove of delights for those seeking an escape from the ordinary.  And with Avia Estate on the horizon, there will be even more experiences to look forward to! If you’re curious about what awaits you at this township, visit or our Sales Office at 2F, LIl Building, Santiago Boulevard, General Santos City.

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Avia Estate will house prime residential communities that will cater to different market needs, starting with Narra Park Residences Avia. This maiden project is set to be a lush community of high-quality homes that’s patterned after the highly successful development in Davao of the same name.


A Public Safety and Security Complex that will house police and fire stations will be built in Avia Estate in partnership with the Alabel LGU. This will ensure quick response to emergencies in the township and its neighboring communities.


Patrons can dine and shop with friends and family in the estate’s upcoming commercial hubs, restaurants, supermarkets, and retail stores.


The residential communities within the estate will feature exceptional amenities like community centers, parks, sports facilities, and green open spaces where the neighbors can bond and do leisure activities.


One of the first facilities to rise in Avia Estate is The Abba’s Orchard, a Montessori school that aims to bring out the best in its students through the Maria Montessori Method of Education.