Cebu

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Cebu featuring tropical scenes and general coastal views

Visit Spanish cathedrals, colonial buildings and ancient temples, or just enjoy the stunning beaches of one of the prettiest islands in the Philippines.

Brush up on the island’s history at the Museo Sugbo. It’s an old prison that’s been converted into a museum. Head inside to see artifacts from pre-Spanish times right up to today. Stop by the charming Casa Gorordo Museum or the Yap Sandiego Ancestral House and head inside to see the antique furniture.

Another interesting place to visit is the Santo Nino Basilica and Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral. Here you can see religious buildings from the Spanish era. Check out Fort San Pedro and the Jesuit House for more colonial relics. Wander up to Tops, a popular observation deck, to get a great view of the city and then make your way back down to cool off in the sea. There are beaches all around the province, with the most popular ones over on Mactan Island. Waters are crystal clear and the sand soft, white, and clean.

If you want to avoid flashy resorts and pricey restaurants, head to the smaller cities and beach communities in the south. Prices are lower and locals friendlier. Be sure to drop by religious sites like the Simala Shrine and make your way inland to the stunning Kawasan and Tumalog Falls. Get even farther away from the crowds and take a trip out to one of the province’s near-deserted islands.

Cebu is a stunning destination with something to offer history buffs and leisure seekers alike. Gaze at old buildings and explore museums or just sit back on a beach and stare out at the pristine waters. It features an intriguing mixture of architectural styles and some fascinating museums. It’s also home to a well-developed tourism industry that caters to both luxury seekers and those looking for something more authentic.

Castle Peak Hotel
Castle Peak Hotel
3 out of 5
F. Cabahug corner President Quezon St, Villa Aurora, Mabolo, Cebu, Cebu
The price is AU$45 per night from 30 Sep. to 30 Sep.
Located in the heart of Cebu, this spa hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Carmelite Monastery and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Fuente Osmena Circle. IEC Pavillon and Cebu ...
3.8/5Good! (587 reviews)
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"It was great especially for the time being of Covid"

Reviewed on 27 Nov. 2020

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Diamond Suites And Residences
Diamond Suites And Residences
3 out of 5
No. 8 Apitong, Corner of Escario Street, Cebu, Cebu
Located in the heart of Cebu, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cebu International Convention Center, Ayala Center and Cebu Business Park. Fuente Osmena ...
3.6/5Good! (425 reviews)
"This place is terrible. Dirty and nothing like pictured. Dont get ripped off."

Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020

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Radisson Blu Cebu
Radisson Blu Cebu
5 out of 5
Serging Osmena Blvd; corner Juan Luna, Cebu, Cebu
The price is AU$157 per night from 26 Sep. to 26 Sep.
This family-friendly Cebu hotel is located by the sea, within 1 mi (2 km) of SM City Cebu, Robinsons Galleria Cebu and Cebu Provincial Museum. Fuente Osmena ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)
Nice place near the mall
"Lobby was nice. Pool was small . Food and room was good"

Reviewed on 5 Mar. 2021

Radisson Blu Cebu
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Mabolo Garden Flat 1014
Mabolo Garden Flat 1014
2.5 out of 5
Tres Borces Padres Street, Cebu, Cebu
The price is AU$67 per night from 25 Sep. to 25 Sep.
Located in Mabolo, this condo is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Carmelite Monastery and 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from Fuente Osmena Circle. IEC Pavillon and Cebu International ...
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
"I liked how it had a kitchenett. The shower and the toilet are seperate which is ok but its hard to shower and bring new clothes in there without getting them wet so i just started leaving them right outside the door. I do wish the curtains were Darker to block out more of the sun and I wish there ..."

Reviewed on 19 Feb. 2020

Mabolo Garden Flat 1014
Citadines Cebu City
Citadines Cebu City
4 out of 5
Baseline Center Juana Osmena Street, Cebu
Situated in Cebu, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of St Patrick’s Square and Fuente Osmena Circle. Mango Square and Jose Rizal Memorial Library are ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (48 reviews)
"I had an awesome stay in this hotel,I book 3 units for 6 nights 2 studio type & 1 bedroom apartment,from the time I arrived in the hotel it’s very welcoming,ground crew help my laguage thank you Mr. Mark for your assistance from check in til my check out.I just want to thank you to Ms. Glacey who ..."

Reviewed on 21 May 2021

Citadines Cebu City
Serenity Farm and Resort
Serenity Farm and Resort
3.5 out of 5
Sitio Tiguib, Brgy, Malubog, Cebu, Cebu
Situated in the mountains, this holiday home is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Mountain View Nature's Park and 2 mi (3.3 km) from Tops Lookout. Temple of Leah and Sirao ...
Serenity Farm and Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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