Simply Bliss at Lemlunay

Ida Damo
Ida Damo | Apr 17, 2013

photos by jorgegollephotography

When you want to explore the wonders of the sea and simply gaze at the beauty of Sarangani Bay from an infinity pool, head off to Lemlunay Resort in Maasim, Sarangani.

Just 30 minutes away by land from General Santos City, Lemlunay is a diving and snorkeling resort with a restaurant, bar and pool. The food is simple yet delicious. There is no beach line but visitors can enjoy fishing and other watersports. The view is breath taking from the infinity pool which is very clean and well-maintained. Best to avail yourself of the poolside rooms during weekdays so you can have the pool to yourself. On weekends, guests are aplenty.

There is a playground to keep the kids occupied. If you want to go online, WIFI is available at the restaurant area only.

For those who want to stay overnight, there are different rooms available like the garden view, poolside and oceanview. Rates range from PhP1,200-2,500 (US$28.57-59.52).

Life in Lemlunay is simple, peaceful and relaxing.


If you’re a diver, bring your gear or you can rent from the resort. Snorkeling gear is a must J Sunscreen/Sunblock to avoid sunburn. Bottled water but don’t throw it just anywhere.


From Davao City, take a bus from the Davao City Overland Transport Terminal in Ecoland to General Santos. Fare is at PhP 240 (US$5.70). Travel time is 3 to 3 ½ hours.

Upon reaching GenSan, head for the vans going to Maasim, Kiamba and Maitum. The resort is just along the highway. Be sure to inform your driver to drop you at the Lemlunay Resort.

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