Best things to do in Cebu
Find out more about those top places in Cebu
In the heart of the tropical Visayas, the island paradise of Cebu has something to please every visitor. Most tourists to the island head straight for the region’s famed white sand beaches that encircle the rugged interior. The most popular, although by no means the best, are near the Philippines’ second largest metropolis Cebu City while those further afield, such as those on Malapascua and Bantayan, are completely unspoiled. Beyond the beaches, Cebu offers some of the finest scuba diving and snorkeling in Asia. However, while Cebu’s natural wonders are the island’s main attractions, Cebu City is a vibrant metropolis with a host of excellent restaurants and energetic bars waiting to be explored.
Cebu is a city that has a lot of water hence, many islands. You can go on a tour from one island to the other by boat. That is exactly what this tour is all about, hopping from one island to another. The islands have their unique and exquisite features and all have a gorgeous landscape. While hopping from island to island, have a taste of the local delicacies which are native to these islands.
Kawasan Falls is a 3-stage waterfall and a place you shouldn't miss. The whites waters splashing on the base of the waterfall combines well with the beautiful scenery around to make this location very picturesque. You can also swim in the falls to cool off.
Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime swimming experience with whale sharks. Your private guide will take you on a scenic journey from Cebu's East Coast to the town of Oslob to capture a sight of this magnificent fish. Snorkel and swim alongside these gentle giants in their natural habitat.
Mactan Island can be found Southeast of the Philippines lying across the Mactan Channel. Although it is a pretty modern place, it still retains some great spots for diving, its lush green and a number of beautiful sandy beaches. Mactan Island also has its share of history, one of which is the Battle in Mactan in 1521 that killed Ferdinand Magellan who was a Portuguese born explorer.