Margus Beach in General Santos City - Philippines
Margus Beach is another addition to the large roster of beautiful beaches in General Santos City. Margus Beach is specifically located in the town of Glan in Sarangani, which is about 35 kilometers from General Santos. To reach Margus Beach, all the tourist needs to do is to take a 45 minute ride to Glan from the airport at General Santos City. Margus Beach is situated near two other equally beautiful beaches that are the pride of Glan, which are Gumasa Beach and Baliton Beach.
Once tourists get into Margus Beach, they will ultimately appreciate why the locals as well as the tourism officials refer to it as one of the finest beach resorts in the country. That is because from the sight of, first and foremost, the beach waters, one will get the impression of its pure and unspoilt beauty and ardor. Another element that will surely make tourists go gaga over going to Margus Beach is the fact that aside from being a swimming resort, Margus Beach is also a fishing point, what with the 2,400 or so species of marine creatures dwelling in its waters, these including the prized tuna of General Santos City, plus schools of mackerel and shipjack. It will be definitely fun to watch out who among the beachgoers will be able to catch the biggest or the most number of tuna, mackerel, and shipjack for the day. It will also be fun for tourists to be able to haul in their very own catch of yellow fin tuna, have it salted then roasted, and finally, reserve it for dinner that night. Tuna will also make great take home gifts for family and friends, so tourists better make sure that this is their own catch, just so that the tuna will have a sort of personalized value for the receiver.
On the other hand, not just the waters of Margus Beach offer pure nature viewing pleasure. Even just walking or running around the seashore offer aesthetic bliss, all because of the wide stretch of pure white sand that surrounds it. Margus Beach is said to be best toured on during the summer months for tourists to best appreciate the surroundings and, of course, for them to be able to have their best catch of fish.
As for accommodation, great eats, and shopping, the town of Glan is dotted by cottages, hotels, and restaurants, most of which have access roads that cruise national roads and even village roads. This way, tourists are sure of comfort even as they go cruising through the province to Margus Beach.