Towns and Cities
Places to See
  • Several ancestral houses, most built in the early part of 1900s, have imposing balconies, canopies, walls of kalados and concrete stepboards leading to wide wooden staircases.
  • Mt. Gulo, in Brgy. Kaltuad, is believed to be home to Serpent Eagles and Philipine Hawks.
  • Dongon Point (dive site)
  • Kapatan-Lago Reef (Brgys. Kapatan and Lago) - a dive site.
  • Gumasa White Sand Beach - Brgy. Gumasa
  • Epol River
  • Gambudes Cave
  • Lanao Kapanglao - Brgy. Datal Bukay
  • Sumbang Point
Brief History
  • Glan had its beginnings on October 8, 1914 as Agricultural Colony No. 9 of the colonization project of the government. 
  • The first wave of 16 Cebuano settlers arrived on October 18
  • The second batch on March 10, 1915.
  • Don Tranquilino Ruiz of Alegria (Cebu) was the first superintendent.
General Information
  • Area: 69.76 sq. kms.
  • Population (2000): 83,051 (mostly of Cebuano origin)
  • No. of Barangays: 31
  • Income Class: First
  • Zip Code: 9501
  • Area Code: 083
Where to Dine
  • Gladeco Restaurant - Brgy. Poblacion
  • Jally’s Restaurant - Brgy. Poblacion
  • Jose Emilio Bar & Restaurant - Brgy. Poblacion.  
Where to Stay
  • Bazan Beach Resort, in Brgy. Tango, has three non-air-con rooms with common bath, picnic huts, conference room and canteen.
  • Gumasa White Sand Beach Resort, in Brgy. Gumasa, has air-con cottages, family cottages, open cottages, floating cottages, a volleyball and badminton area, Stations of the Cross, a convenience store, restrooms and shower rooms and offers boat rentals.  Tel: 552-4454, 552-2888, 301-2308 & 302-2326.  Cel: (0918) 940-0421, (0919) 797-6270, (0920) 921-2203 & (0919) 254-1508. 
  • Alegado Beach Resort - Brgy. Glan Padidu
  • BDC Beach Resort, in Brgy. Tango, has six rooms
  • Belandang Beach Resort Hotel  - Sitio Belandang, Brgy. Taluya
  • Celebes Beach Resort - Brgy. Taluya
  • Consuelo Lodge - Brgy. Poblacion
  • Espanola Cliffhanger Resort
  • Joyce Inn - Brgy. Poblacion (two rooms)
  • Kawas Beach Resort, in Sitio Ladol, Brgy. Poblacion, has 20 rooms.
  • Ladol Beach Resort, in Sitio Ladol, Brgy. Poblacion, has 10 rooms
  • Reyes Beach Resort  has six rooms
  • Victoria Beach Resort - Brgy. Tango
How to Get There

DISTANCES (Glan  to:)

  • Islamic City of Marawi (Lanao del Sur): 386 kms.     
  • Gen. Santos City (South Cotabato): 64 kms.
  • October 8-10 (Araw ng Glan) - the town’s foundation day, it features civic parade, beauty contest (Mutya ng Glan), fairs and shows.       
  • November 25 (Lubi-Lubi Festival, St. Catherine of Alexandria) - shows the various uses of the coconut tree through dances and street revelry.
  • United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB)
Medical Assistance
  • Glan Medicare Community Hospital (Poblacion)
  • Glan Municipal Hospital



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