Where: Km. 35 Transcentral Highway, Gaas, Balamban Cebu City
Room Rates: Start at PhP5,200 a night
Locals normally troop to the West 35 Eco Mountain Park Resort to breathe of fresh mountain air.
Image: West 35 Eco Mountain Resort Facebook page
While the province may be well-known for its beaches, it also has several secret places in Cebu, such as mountain retreats, offering a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. One of these hidden gems in Cebu is West 35 Eco Mountain Park Resort. Situated in the mountains of Balamban, the resort espouses preservation and sustainability while providing guests with a panoramic view of Cebu. This is not just the usual secret places in Cebu that have majestic views, but this resort also features a children’s playground and a zipline. If you want to enjoy the fresh mountain air while having lunch, you can stay at the Haven Café. The viewing deck of the resorts gives you a 360-degree view of the mountains of Balamban. Meanwhile, the resort offers several rooms with complimentary breakfast if you want to stay the night.
Tip: Staying a night at these secret places in Cebu is ideal if you want to experience a foggy morning at the West 35 Eco Mountain Park Resort. It is not a place to visit in Cebu, but you can stay a night!
You may contact the resort at the following numbers: 0966 2497256, 0915 4651124, 0923 1590721.
How to get there: From JY Discovery Mall in Lahug, you can hop on a motorcycle-for-hire and tell the driver to take you to West 35 Eco Mountain Park Resort.
These are just some of the lesser-known destinations popular among locals. Maybe it’s time for you to explore Cebu again and see what other places the island offers.
For more of the places to travel in Cebu, make sure to head over to Yoorekka Magazine.
This article was initially published in Yoorekka on September 11, 2019.
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