Hotels and Resorts

Highland Mango Ecofarm: Mountaintop Resort in Consolacion, Cebu

Posted on April 11, 2022

Is Consolacion becoming the next Busay? The past year has seen a growing number of accommodations and dining establishments mushroom on the highlands of Consolacion, specifically the mountain barangays of Panoypoy and Garing. As roadworks near completion and provide better access, the area now provides an alternative upland escape to the Cebu Transcentral Highway (generally referred to as “Busay”) for Metro Cebu residents. One of the newest mountain resorts in town is Highland Mango Ecofarm, located on a lush mountaintopRead More

Wooloo: Stylish & Exclusive Mountain Cottage in Consolacion, Cebu

Posted on March 29, 2022

Who would have known that Consolacion – the small town just north of Metro Cebu, notorious for its rush-hour traffic jams – could offer a place of utmost solitude and relaxation? Managed by Solea Hotels & Resorts, Wooloo is an exclusive mountain cottage perched on a ridge in the highlands of Barangay Garing, Consolacion, located right next to the popular Nanda Cafe, which they also own and operate. (Check out my post on 6 Scenic Mountain Cafes in Consolacion, CebuRead More

Mezzo Hotel: Elegant Stay at Mabolo-Kasambagan, Cebu City

Posted on March 11, 2022

Tucked in a residential neighborhood, Mezzo Hotel is a four-star accommodation at the border of Mabolo and Kasambagan in Cebu City, Philippines. While primarily designed as a business hotel, it’s also a great choice for leisure travelers because of its practical location within Metro Cebu. It’s situated in a quiet residential side street but still very accessible to trendy establishments along F. Cabahug St, where you can find restaurants, cafes, spas, bars and a popular club, Icon. Cebu Business Park,Read More

Camp Paradisio: Hilltop Getaway in Tabogon, Cebu

Posted on February 18, 2022

Lying along the quiet northeast coastline of Cebu island, Tabogon is one of the least visited towns in the province. Many Cebuanos won’t even be familiar with the town when you mention it! For those who do make it this far, the biggest draws are Banyan Spring Resort (formerly Guiwanon Cold Spring) and the new redeveloped Port of Tabogon. But Camp Paradisio – a new resort opened only last December 2021 – is another great reason to visit this town.Read More

Tabique by the Sea: Private Beach Houses in Asturias, Cebu

Posted on February 9, 2022

If you’re in need of a healthy dose of so-called “Vitamin Sea” – minus the frenetic atmosphere (and health risk) of crowded beaches – look no farther than the unassuming town of Asturias, less than two hours’ drive northwest of Cebu City, via the Cebu Transcentral Highway. Located at Barangay Santa Lucia, Tabique by the Sea is a beachside bed and breakfast with private, air-conditioned beach houses where guests can exclusively enjoy amenities and a stretch of sandy beach allRead More

Treehouse de Valentine: Private Jungle Hideaway in Balamban, Cebu

Posted on October 3, 2021

Simply being close to nature can have such a healing effect on the mind and body. Just a 90-minute drive away from Cebu City, one can find a perfect escape where visitors are embraced by greenery, serenaded by trilling cicadas and birdsong, before getting lulled to sleep by the gushing rhythms of a shallow stream. Tucked in a lush gully, Treehouse de Valentine features rustic but well-appointed treehouses right next to a swimmable stream deep in the forested uplands ofRead More