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Information about Lake Sebu


Lake Sebu

Lake Sebu during sunsetLake Sebu is a tranquil haven tucked in the highlands of South Cotabato in the Mindanao region. It is also one of the most beautiful lakes in the Philippines. Aside from being renowned for its beautiful scenery, the lake also serves as a source of livelihood for the locals. A portion of the lake has become an aquaculture plant where tilapia are regularly grown and farmed. Meanwhile, the surrounding lands are perfect for agriculture and are used to grow various crops over the seasons. 

When it comes to tourism, travelers can enjoy different activities such as cruising across the lake, bird watching, spelunking, and even ziplining during a visit to Lake Sebu. Along with enjoying the lake's breathtaking scenery, visitors can also learn about the T'boli people, an indigenous group that has lived around the lake for decades. 

Immerse yourself in the rich culture and heritage of Lake Sebu by learning more about the dream weavers and the cultural emblem T’nalak fabric. Experience firsthand the T’boli tribe’s weaving tradition through the family and protégés of the late and renowned Dreamweaver Lang Dulay’s. 


Best time to visit

It's best to visit Lake Sebu between the months of December and May as there are fewer chances of rainfall during this time. You should also try to get to the lake before sunrise or sunset to enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the sun painting the sky and the lake in warm hues of orange and red. 

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