mactan island

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

E & Z Diving Center: Fun Scuba Diving in Mactan Island, Cebu

Posted on August 4, 2022

Thanks to its world-class international airport, Lapu-Lapu City on Mactan Island, Cebu is the most accessible scuba diving destination in the Philippines. With scuba diving having started here in 1970s, it’s also one of the first dive destinations in the country. The highly urbanized island is ideal for quick getaways, and is an excellent place to review or upgrade your diving skills upon arriving in the Philippines before heading out to other dive destinations in the country. The dive sitesRead More

6 Awesome Things to Do in Cordova, Cebu

Posted on June 7, 2022

Looking for exciting things to do in Cordova for your CCLEX road trip? The newly opened Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway – the longest and tallest bridge in the Philippines – has dramatically cut down travel time between Cebu City and Mactan island. It now takes only 10 minutes to drive from South Road Properties (SRP) to Cordova town via the 8.9-km long cable-stayed bridge and causeway that meanders across the Mactan Channel. Here are six awesome things to do in CordovaRead More

5 New Places to Eat and Drink in Cordova, Cebu

Posted on June 2, 2022

The recent opening of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) – the longest and tallest bridge in the Philippines – has brought an influx of excited locals and tourists to Cordova, the otherwise laidback municipality on the southern end of Mactan Island. The 8.9-km cable-stayed bridge and causeway is the third bridge connecting Mactan, where the international airport is located, to mainland Cebu. It is the first of the three bridges linking the island directly to Cebu City, significantly cutting downRead 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

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Welcome to my website! I’m travel writer, photographer and online influencer Edgar Alan Zeta-Yap from the Philippines. Join me as I hike, dive, fly, eat and do pretty much anything in between across 7,641 islands and beyond. Need to reach me? Please write me an email.