Where to go in South Cotabato this Summer?

Wondering where to go in South Cotabato this summer?

If so, you'll be glad to know that there are loads of inexpensive things to do and fun places to go in South Cotabato to enjoy summer 2013, from the famed zipline adventure in Lake Sebu to the world class Paraiso Verde Resort & Water Park in Koronadal City. Here are options to a great summer vacation in South Cotabato.

Lake Sebu - visit this mountain-top town dubbed as the Summer Capital of the South with its cool weather even on a summer and experience the magnificent culture of the T'boli Tribe, the wonderful nature and exciting adventures that includes the following:

  • Seven Falls - experience the beauty of one of South Cotabato's most scenic destinations seven (7) majestic waterfalls distance apart from each and the challenging trail. The first two of the seven waterfalls are easily accessible for everyone to admire. Hikong Bente or the second falls is the tallest at an estimated height of 70 feet.
  • Lakes - See the 3 existing lakes, arrange a lake tour or go fishing in Lake Sebu (the biggest), Lake Seloton (the deepest) or Lake Lahit (the smallest). You and your friends or family members will surely enjoy. Lake Tours, fishing and boating are offered at most of the resorts found near the lakes at a very affordable rates.
  • Lake Cruise Around Lake Sebu - this is the newest offering at Mountain Lake Eco Resort and the only one of its kind in the region. Leisurely cruise around the lake for an hour and appreciate the view of the 365-hectare lake, have a taste of tilapia-based dishes and other foods served in a buffet and be entertained with a live entertainment & musician while on board a floating restaurant. Perfect for a group trip, family outing or a romantic getaway.
  • Zip Line Adventure - For adrenaline-seekers, take the famous Seven Falls Zipline and reward yourself with a thrilling view of 4 of the 7 waterfalls in just about 40 seconds (first leg, 740 meters) and 20 seconds (2nd leg, 420 meters). The Seven Falls Zipline is considered one of the highest in South East Asia at a height of more than 600 feet.

Siok Falls and River Trekking Adventure  - Spend a day or two with nature this summer. Enjoy a river trekking adventure to the 40-feet high Siok Falls in Brgy. Mabini, Koronadal City. This extreme eco-adventure also  features mountain trekking, river crossing and rock climbing. Recommended for adventure enthusiasts.

Buko Halo Halo at Saravia - Beat the summer heat with the Filipino's favorite halo-halo. Go to Brgy. Saravia in Koronadal City, they have the best buko halo-halo in town. Apareja Buko Halo-Halo and Mang Johnny Halo-Halo sa Buko are our most recommended.

Lake Holon Adventure - Lake Holon  in T'boli town is recognized as one of the cleanest lakes in the Philippines. This caldera lake is located in Mt. Melibingoy a favorite destination for mountaineers, trekkers and campers in the region. And for summer 2013,  a group of independent mountaineers from South Cotabato is organizing an outreach climb to Lake Holon on May 18-19, 2013. This is the best time for a Lake Holon Adventure. The outreach climb called Takladtamig Seis is open to everyone. 

Banga Resorts - Aside from being known for its corn husk industry and as the top producer of corn in South Cotabato, the town of Banga is also known for its many resorts. There are about 15 resorts to choose from this summer  in the municipality of Banga and a number of these resorts are destinations in their own right. Fortune Field Resort in Crossing Kipot and Blue Haven Resort & Durian Park are only two of the most recommended.

Paraiso Verde Resort & Water Park - the only world class resort in the region Paraiso Verde Resort and Water Park is definitely a must go-to place this summer. Opened to the public 2 years ago, Paraiso Verde Resort & Water Park has four main attractions that includes the 12.5 X 25 meter Freestyle Swim Pool, Adventura River Rapids, Wiggles Kiddie Pool and the Moby Wave Pool which is said to be the largest wave pool in all of Mindanao that also features a giant water bucket.

On April 20, 2013  Saturday, a one of a kind pool foam party will be held at Paraiso Verde Resort & Water Park. Swim, dance , and party for only P 60.00 with Paraiso Verde's Pure BlackFoam Party.

Did we miss your favorite summer destination in South Cotabato? Let us know through the comment box below. 

Enjoy your summer!
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