Cebu

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Cebu which includes 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.

Enjoy authentic markets, beautiful beaches and delicious food on the Phillippine Island of Cebu.

Walk around the streets of Cebu City and take in the sights, smells, and atmosphere of the island’s economic and cultural center. You’ll find markets, old colonial buildings, and some great food.

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.

Where to stay in Cebu

Citadines Cebu City
Citadines Cebu City
4 out of 5
Baseline Center Juana Osmena Street, Cebu
The price is $58 per night from Aug 17 to Aug 18
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Cebu. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the breakfast in our reviews. Popular ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (77 reviews)
"Safe, Secure, restaurant store to get things right nearby first time enjoyed my stay"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2022

Citadines Cebu City
Radisson Blu Cebu
Radisson Blu Cebu
5 out of 5
Serging Osmena Blvd; corner Juan Luna, Cebu, Cebu, 6000
The price is $90 per night from Aug 25 to Aug 26
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Cebu. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 3 bars/lounges. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the spacious rooms in our ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,002 reviews)
"Great"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2022

Radisson Blu Cebu
Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino
Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino
4 out of 5
1 Salinas Drive Lahug, Cebu City, Cebu, Cebu, 6000
The price is $77 per night from Aug 20 to Aug 21
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Cebu. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 10 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,001 reviews)
"Really, if the weather is cooperating, the pool at this property is awesome. Really very nice, and the staff out there are great. If you like going to the gym, but hate going to hotel gyms, this hotel has a gym that looks and feels real."

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2022

Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino
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.
Studio Condo at Horizons 101
Studio Condo at Horizons 101
2.5 out of 5
74 General Maxilom Avenue, Cebu, Cebu, 6000
The price is $26 per night from Aug 29 to Aug 30
Stay at this business-friendly aparthotel in Cebu. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
3.1/5 (28 reviews)
"Accommodating, thankful for Ma’am Riza for letting us extend our stay. Also to Mike Thank you Have a great day!"

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

Studio Condo at Horizons 101
Citadines Cebu City
Citadines Cebu City
4 out of 5
Baseline Center Juana Osmena Street, Cebu
The price is $58 per night from Aug 17 to Aug 18
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Cebu. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the breakfast in our reviews. Popular ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (77 reviews)
"Safe, Secure, restaurant store to get things right nearby first time enjoyed my stay"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2022

Citadines Cebu City
Horizon 101 studio units by Felicity Bedsit
Horizon 101 studio units by Felicity Bedsit
3 out of 5
74 General Maxilom Ave, Cebu, Cebu, 6000
The price is $57 per night from Aug 17 to Aug 18
Stay at this 3-star condo in Cebu. Enjoy free WiFi, private pools, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular ...
4/5 Very Good! (6 reviews)
Good Apartments
"It was nice and central to Robinson and restaurants,great for taxis,close to SM city and not far from Pall mall and SRP."

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2019

Horizon 101 studio units by Felicity Bedsit
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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