Provincial Capitol in Alabel
The capital of Sarangani is the
commercial and services center. People from neighboring towns
frequently visit the place to savor its delectable food products
produced by Sarangani Aqua Resources, Inc. (SARI) and Sarangani
Agricultural Company, Inc. (SACI).
The Sarangani Alson’s Aqua
Technologies, Inc., the province’s only exporter of fresh and
processed aquaculture fishery products, is also found in Alabel. It is
the biggest producer of prime Bangus exported to Filipino communities
in the United States, Canada, and Europe.
The Lubi-Lubi Festival every
November 25 translates Glan’s potentials for macro coco-industry and
The oldest town in Southern and
Glan also breeds Canadian
Sergeant Fish, with its fingerlings imported from Taiwan. Cultured in
buoyed cages, this delicious fish is being exported to Hong Kong’s
Consistently awarded as
Sarangani’s cleanest and greenest town, Kiamba is one of the food
baskets of the province. Its well-milled whole grain rice is popular
all over Sarangani and even in neighboring provinces.
The place has rich natural
resources that offer local residents vast opportunities for
Agriculture, fishing, and
lumber are viable business ventures, but so is tourism with its fine
white beaches and diving grounds.
This town is developed as a
micro-industrial center for its rich deposits of marble, limestone,
and other mineral rocks.
Maasim is a historical town -
the burial place of an Arab missionary of long ago. Exotic coral reefs
are abundant in the town’s coastline, particularly in Tinoto Cove
and Tampat Point. These spots are favorite destinations for divers.
Maitum is a place of mystery;
it is here where the archeological find, unparalleled in Southeast
Asia, was unearthed.
The annual Binuyugan Festival
is celebrated in May. Maitum is also a food basket famous for its rice
and dried fish.
For nature lovers, Maitum
offers an unspoiled rainforest.
It is known for its
well-enforced solid waste disposal system, which has been sustained by
its residents through the years.
The place is ideal for
coco-based estate and eco-villages for its expansive coconut farms and
Coastal villages lined with
fishing grounds also serve as anchorage for big fishing boats. This
town is also known for shipbuilding industry.
Sarangani’s only landlocked
town is the leader in high-value commercial crops and top producer of
sugarcane in the province.
It is one of DOLE Philippines’
major sources of banana and pineapple. Malungon also produces
asparagus. Its 18-hole Golf Course and Country Club at Sitio Pulatana,
Malandag provides fast service for visitors breaking free from the
city life’s drudgery.