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These spots are what the family needs to have a relaxing treat when the pandemic has passed.
Image: Cebu Westown Lagoon Facebook Page
Board games, inflatable pools, and cooking sessions have been keeping most families entertined during the quarantine. But daydreaming about where to go once it’s safe is also easily on top of the list of things done every day. Thinking of which entertainment spots in Cebu to go to for your first family date once the quarantine is eased? This article has ideas on what to do once traveling to leisure and entertainment spots in Cebu are allowed. Read on!
Location:#69 Lim Tian Teng Street, Cebu City, Cebu
This American casual dining restaurant is one of the most visited ones by Cebuanos.
Image: Casa Verde Facebook Page
Cooks at home deserve a break and savor new cuisine after cooking for the whole family during the lockdown. For a special meal, head to Casa Verde. The restaurant specializes in American menu choices like steaks, ribs, burgers, and more. They also serve delicious sweet treats like cakes and ice cream for the family to enjoy. The best part? The meals are relatively affordable and come in huge portions!
Location:22 Pres. Quirino Street, Barangay Casambagan, Cebu City, Cebu
The owner of the café demonstrates to her customers how to mold tablea liquor into silky bite-sized chocolates.
Image: The Chocolate Chamber Facebook Page
If you are feeling educational, take the whole family to The Chocolate Chamber. It is owned by tablea connoisseur Raquel Choa who aims to share an elegant and artistic experience from cacao products. The kids’ eyes will light up once they see the mortar and pestle used for the cacao, clay pots filled with roasted cacao beans, cacao plumps, and the chocolate fountain used in making delicious chocolate delicacies. Once the tour is done, you can choose from a wide array of choco creations such as a chocolate pizza, hand-rolled truffles, tea configurations, and more.
Location:MO2 Entertainment Complex, Mandaue City, Cebu
You won’t have to leave the metro to have a blast with your loved ones.
Image: Cebu Westown Lagoon Facebook Page
Fun-filled moments await you and your family at Cebu Westown Lagoon in Mandaue City. From its two-foot-deep kiddie pool to its four-foot main pool with two slides, this resort will leave big smiles to the children. Meanwhile, there are chaise lounges situated beside the pools for adults to relax on and a jacuzzi for parents who have spent the whole day watching over their kids!
The private resort offers unobstructed views of the sea.
Image: Allure Badian Beach Villa Facebook Page
If the whole family is looking forward to getting tanned and building sandcastles by the shore, then head to Allure Badian Beach Villa. The beachfront villa is just a three-hour drive from the metro. The resort has gazebos by the beach, a pool and a deck, and an activity area where the whole family can do various activities without worrying about crowds of fellow vacationers and beach-goers.
5. Kartzone Cebu
Location:F. Cabahug Street, Kasambagan, Cebu City, Cebu
Let the family bond over speed at the Kartzone Cebu.
Image: Kartzone Cebu Facebook Page
Since most of the family members have been cooped up inside the house for months, shake off the cabin fever with an adrenaline-filled competition at Kartzone Cebu! You can compete against one another through kart racing, a safe driving sport for both the young and young-at-heart! You can choose from single-seater to twin-seater karts. If it’s your first time, you can choose the four-lap package and see if you can learn the ropes fast and challenge the family to an eight-lap race!
Now that you’ve seen the many options you have, it’s time to gather everyone’s opinion on where to go when the pandemic ends. After all, it would be nice to plan a trip so that the whole household has something to look forward to when the stay-at-home order finally ends. In the meantime, stay indoors to keep your loved ones safe.
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About Shanice Reyes
Shanice Reyes writes to buy herself good coffee and bike parts. When she's not writing, you can find her playing Ultimate Frisbee, traveling to new places, or hanging out with her dogs and tarantulas. Though she has an irrational fear of heights, she'd love to try sky-diving one day.
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