Cebu’s northernmost town of Daanbantayan — a four-hour drive north of Cebu City — may be best known for the thresher shark diving destination of Malapascua Island, but one need not head offshore to enjoy an all-out beach holiday. Just a few kilometers north of Daanbantayan town proper on the mainland is Kandaya Resort, a newly reopened sprawling 46-room beach resort that not only offers luxurious rooms and private villas next to a white-sand beach but all the facilities youRead More→
Among the best places to stay in Catmon, Cebu, Huna Huna Cliff Resort is a Mediterranean-inspired seaside retreat with a spring-fed infinity pool overlooking the Camotes Sea.
The municipality of Catmon, 56 km north of Cebu City, is an overlooked town, bypassed by tourists heading father north to popular beach destinations like Bantayan and Malapascua. Even most Cebuanos are unfamiliar with what the sleepy town has to offer. Nonetheless, Catmon is slowly revealing its laidback beauty from summit to sea, rewarding travelers curious enough to stop by and explore. In the past year, a low-key dive shop has spread the word about the town’s underwater attractions offRead More→
Looking for a real nature getaway with the creature comforts of a hotel? Tucked away in the mountains of Naga City, only 42 kms south of Cebu City, EZCamp is a new glamping (ie. “glamorous camping”) destination set in a lush 28-hectare property that offers the rustic ambiance and tranquil seclusion of a traditional campsite, while providing the comfort and convenience of staying in a well-appointed guesthouse. Each group of guests who book get the glampsite all to themselves, ensuringRead More→
As travel restrictions ease up domestically, hotel staycations conveniently offer the indulgence and pampering we yearn for after being cooped up at home or the workplace for several months on end. Seda Central Bloc Cebu, a brand-new premier hotel located at the heart of trendy Cebu I.T. Park, ticks off everything on the list with its restful accommodations, relaxing amenities, great food, and breathtaking views of Metro Cebu. Occupying 12 stories atop the all-new Ayala Malls Central Bloc, Seda alsoRead More→
Completed in the 1990s, the Cebu Transcentral Highway has long provided quick and easy access to the central highlands of the province. The 33-kilometer road bisects the slender-shaped island, across the Central Cebu Protected Landscape, linking Cebu City to Balamban along the western coast. With lush mountain views, cool weather, and foggy atmosphere, relaxing attractions can be reached on a day trip from Metro Cebu. Many locals informally (but misleadingly) refer to the entire highland area as “Busay”, derived fromRead More→