Car Hire General Santos International Airport
Address & Contact DetailsGen Santos Intern'l Airport, South Cotabato, Meet&greet, Gen Santos City, 9500. Tel: +63888571492
Find your perfect hire car at General Santos International AirportAt the southernmost tip of the Philippines, General Santos City is a highly urbanised port city, which also features beautiful beaches just outside of its centre. A great base from which to explore the rest of the island of Mindanao from, all that this destination has to offer is easily accessible with your Avis rental car from the General Santos International Airport.
Plan your journey from General Santos City International AirportFrom the international airport, the city of General Santos is a short 25-minute ride via Phil-Am Avenue.
Food is the main draw for visitors here, with a wide array of fresh, traditional Phillipino cuisine on offer. Satay, spicy curries, and coconut-milk dishes will all feature on local menus, as well as herbs and spices like turmeric, ginger, coriander, lemongrass and cumin. General Santos City is also known as a producer of high quality tuna and a wide variety of exotic fruits and vegetables.
Visit the Dole Plantation, located in the municipality of Polomolok just 20 minutes’ from the city centre, where pineapples are grown and pitchers of fresh juice are on sale. From here you’ll also have stellar views of Mount Matutum, a dormant volcano that has numerous hiking trails for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy.
Also between General Santos and Polomolok are the Absekong waterfalls, which are a beautiful sight to behold. Flowing over granite boulders and limestone cliffs, the waterfalls are surrounded by a number of small pools.
Water-based activities are popular in the region surrounding General Santos City, with scuba diving a popular option. There are multiple dive sites around Sarangani Bay, which are suitable for beginners to experts.
After exploring General Santos City, look beyond its borders to find an array of other attractions on offer.
Beyond General Santos City International AirportThe island of Mindanao, while heavily populated, has managed to remain off the typical tourist trail. Smaller cities dot the island and maintain their local charm, while the southern coast boasts idyllic beaches. The region also boasts an array of incredible natural landscapes.
Stretching along the southern coast of Mindanao are some incredible stretches of sand, which attract visitors eager to relax by the sea. Gumasa Beach, just an hour’s drive south around the Sarangani Bay from General Santos, is a standout. Blessed with heavenly white sand and azure water, it’s an idyllic place to while away an afternoon. London beach, on the west side of Sarangani Bay, is another beautiful spot.
An hour’s drive inland, via the AH26, takes you to Koronadal City. Known for its many shopping malls, those in need of retail therapy will appreciate its offering. But it’s the city’s beautiful waterfalls and caves, open to exploration, which are the main attractions. The Saravia, Kawa and Siok waterfalls can all be visited, and the Cadidang Caves are a must-see, with large stalactites and stalagmites in its three chambers. The El Gawel Resort and Wildlife sanctuary is also in the vicinity, which has natural hot springs and an array of wildlife.
With your Avis rental car from the General Santos International Airport, the southern landscapes of the Philippines are yours to discover.