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Attic Capsule Hotel: Budget Accommodation in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu

Posted on August 6, 2022

Home to the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Lapu-Lapu City on Mactan Island, Cebu is the world-class gateway to the Visayas region and the rest of the Philippines. Aside from its iconic heritage sites like the Lapu-Lapu Monument and Magellan’s Shrine, the urbanized island has white-sand beaches, some of the country’s best beach resorts, and accessible scuba diving sites along Hilutungan Channel. Being a popular tourist destination, accommodations on the island can be pricey. Attic Capsule Hotel, however, is a brand-new optionRead More

Primeway Suites Cebu: Stylish Boutique Rooms near Fuente Osmeña

Posted on August 1, 2022

Fuente Osmeña Circle is not only one of the iconic landmarks of Cebu City but also a practical and strategic area to stay in. Located in the midtown area, the historic roundabout is the crossroads between the downtown district, where the city’s most well-known heritage attractions are located (like Fort San Pedro and Magellan’s Cross) and uptown commercial districts (like Cebu Business Park and IT Park). In addition, the street dancing parade of the Sinulog Festival – one of theRead More

Eco Sanctuaries El Nido: Secluded Seafront Villas at Nacpan Beach

Posted on July 20, 2022

Tourism in El Nido, Palawan centers around its town proper, the jumping off point for island-hopping tours of Bacuit Bay. This marine reserve is one of the most beautiful seascapes in the entire Philippine archipelago. While the cliff-hemmed beaches and lagoons are absolutely stunning, they can get busy, especially during the peak season. So if you’re looking to escape the crowds, you should head out farther north to explore the rest of mainland El Nido. One of the up-and-coming mainlandRead More

Lime Resort: Scenic & Stylish Beach Hotel in El Nido, Palawan

Posted on July 5, 2022

One of Palawan’s most popular destinations, El Nido is famed for its picturesque seascape of towering limestone islands scattered across Bacuit Bay. The coastal village of Corong-Corong, just south of El Nido town, has seen a boom of tourism development in recent years. What was once a sleepy beachside community a decade ago is now lined with several resorts, restaurants and other establishments. The transport terminal is also conveniently located within this barangay. One of the latest additions to theRead More

Balay Tuko Garden Inn: Homey Stay in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

Posted on June 27, 2022

The last decade has seen tourism boom in Palawan, including the provincial capital of Puerto Princesa City. Large and modern concrete hotels have popped up around the city. But if you’re looking for a place to stay that’s quiet and relaxed, check out Balay Tuko Garden Inn, located in the northern leafy suburb of Brgy. San Manuel. The nature-inspired accommodation’s name means “gecko house”, referring to the tokay gecko (Gekko gecko), a native species of the Philippines. While I’ve encounteredRead More

Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu: Sunset-View Luxury Resort along Historic Magellan Bay

Posted on May 19, 2022

Launched in late 2018, Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu Resort is one of the relatively newer resorts on the popular holiday island of Mactan Island in Cebu, Philippines. Conveniently a short drive away from the international airport, this five-star 272-room resort on the Punta Engaño peninsula stands out from the rest with its grand infinity pool, luxurious spa facilities, and panoramic sunset views over historic Magellan Bay. The body of water fronting the resort was the site of the Battle ofRead More