Tboli Homestay | Things to do in Lake Sebu-South Cotabato
|Address:||Sikat,, Lake Sebu, South Cotabato|
Get a first-hand experience of the unique culture and tucked-away treasures in this unique traditional T’boli house in Lake Sebu. Here guests can see the renowned T’nalak weaving process. One can also observe the making of beaded accessories and take home some ethnic necklaces and bracelets a well as look through the other T’boli crafts and age-old musical instruments.
Lang Dulay is a National Living Treasure Awardee (Manlilikha ng Bayan) which is a prestigious award given to her in 1998. She started weaving T’nalak at the young age of twelve, and through the years she has developed her skill to produce some of the most sought after T’nalak weavings in the province. After garnering her esteemed award, Lang Dulay opened the Manlilikha ng Bayan Center to focus on the preservation of the art of T’boli textile weaving by training other T’boli weavers in this time-consuming and intricate art, in doing so ensuring that the T’boli weavers continue to dream these magnificent patterns that take shape on the loom.
The Sebul Farm, located in the enchanted municipality of Lake Sebu, the tourism and summer capital of the Province of South Cotabato, springs a natural farm with lots of opportunities waiting.The municipality of Lake Sebu, where SEBUL FARM can be found, is in itself a place to visit with for its natural beauty and scenic spots. Although established barely two years ago, Sebul Farm is already teeming with wide array of herbs, medicinal plants, and ornamental plants, vegetables, and fruit crops. It is located atop a hill in Brgy. Tasiman, overlooking the whole town and the lake itself. Aside from its productive farm, Sebul Farm has also an added attraction below its area where nature lovers will truly enjoy. It has a waterfalls and a river that produces strong rapids, ideal for river tubing adventure. Whether you enjoy farming or nature escapades, Sebul will give you this exhilarating experience. You will always want to come back again and again. Sebul Farm has a training hall and dormitory for 25-30 individuals at reasonable prices.
Things to do nearby
- Visit Lake Sebu’s famous sites: Lake Sebu and 7 falls
- Cultural immersion with the Tboli Community
- Giving back activity with the School of Living Traditions
- T’nalak and traditional embroidery demo and workshop
- Brass making Workshop Visit
- Traditional full costume photo session
Where to stay
Getting there and around
Sikat,, Lake Sebu, South CotabatoGet directions