The beaches of Cebu are among the best in Asia. Living close to these resorts in Cebu seems like an impossible dream for many Cebuanos. But, this does not have to be, at least for a weekend or two.
We devised a list of destinations in Cebu that you may consider visiting after a stressful week at work. You may opt to stay for the weekend. Or, if you have the moolah, buy a studio or two-bedroom unit in some of these places.
Check out these real estate properties and the best beach resorts in Cebu that you may want to consider if you decide to move to the city.
The two water slides at Green Lagoon Park are tempting for kids and adults.
Images: Poor Man Koh (L); Green Lagoon Park Facebook page (R)
Who says beach resorts in Cebu only cater to teens and adults? Not at this destination in Cebu, Green Lagoon Park, has something for everyone. Its pool is designed to allow kids and adults to enjoy their stay at the resort. The park also has a spacious playground and a volleyball court. Grilling stations allow guests to cook food if they are not lucky enough to get their hands on the famous Green Lagoon Pizza (PhP220). Several air-conditioned rooms are also available for guests who want to stay a night or two at Green Lagoon Park.
The beach fronting Kota Beach Resort is the most picturesque on Bantayan Island.
Image: Kota Beach Resort
The next best beach resort in Cebu is situated on the island paradise of Bantayan; Kota Beach Resort sits right in front of a vast stretch of white sand beach. Guests can explore the lagoon close to the resort or dip in the crystal clear waters of Kota Beach. The beach is considered the most picturesque of all the island’s beaches. You can choose among six types of accommodations if you stay at the Kota Beach Resort. This resort in Cebu has a restaurant offering a good selection of Filipino and international dishes. If you feel adventurous, several restaurants are located close to the resort.
Blanco Beach Resort is another quaint little resort in Cebu located on Malapascua Island. Situated close to Bounty Beach, the resort offers a place to recharge your batteries after a week at work. As one of the best beach resorts in Cebu, they can also organize a diving expedition if you want to dive with the world-famous thresher sharks of Malapascua Island. You can also lounge at the beach of this resort in Cebu the whole day with a good book in one hand and your favorite brew in the other. In addition, the beach bar of Blanco Beach Resort offers a good variety of homemade food items their guests can enjoy.
The beach is only a few steps away from Buena Vida Resort & Spa.
Image: Buena Vida Resort & Spa
Not all resorts in Cebu are found on the mainland. Some are located on an island off the northern coast of Cebu. One of these resort destinations in Cebu is the Buena Vida Resort & Spa. While they only have 12 rooms, the resort is an oasis within a paradise. The Vida Spa of the resort offers different massages for guests who want to soothe their tired muscles after a day-long diving expedition. The bistro of this resort in Cebu also offers a wide array of healthy food items, including salads, organic tea, and homemade bread, among others.
Costabella Beach Resort is another of the best beach resort in Cebu, where memories have been made by Cebuanos ever since it first opened its doors to the Queen City of the South. This tropical hideaway resort in Cebu offers guests numerous entertainment and recreational options. If you are an aquaphile, numerous aqua sports activities await you at the Costabella Beach Resort. After all those activities, your tummy may already start to grumble. Fret not, since the resort has three restaurants ready to fill your stomach. To end the day, you can retire in one of the 156 well-appointed rooms of the Costabella Beach Resort.
Heading home after some fun under the sun at Tambuli Seaside Living.
Image: Tambuli Seaside Living
Tambuli has a special place in the heart of Cebuanos. Its name evokes fond memories of a distant past. The site has been one of the go-to destinations in Cebu for the Cebuanos whenever they gather with family and friends. Tambuli Seaside Living lets you relive these memorable events while staying within a stone’s throw away from your home. Equipped with five-star resort amenities, the development can be your second home in Cebu. Residents have full access to all the facilities of this resort in Cebu. Situated within the former Tambuli Beach club, Tambuli Seaside Living is one of the best beach resorts in Cebu, allowing you to create more memories with family and friends.
Where:The Seaside Villa Poblacion, Compostela, Cebu
Rate:PhP17,357 a night
You can dip in the villa’s infinity pool or dive into the calm blue waters at its beach.
Image: The Seaside Villa
The Seaside Villa is the new kid on the block. Just a little over two years since it started operations, this resort in Cebu has attracted the attention of residents and visitors. Catering to large families or big groups of friends, the Seaside Villa features the amenities offered by many resorts while keeping the gathering private. Aside from the wide beachfront, the place also has a Jacuzzi, swimming pool, and ample spaces for group activities. In addition, the Seaside Villa also has facilities to house 12 stay-in guests. The villa is a perfect destination in Cebu to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Looking for a place to relax after a week at work in Cebu? A visit to these beachfront resort destinations in Cebu will definitely have you saying that life’s a beach.
Stay safe as you travel! Make sure to follow social distancing protocols and observe health precautions. For now, keep safe!
This article was initially published in Yoorekka on October 12, 2018.
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