Explore Cebu City & South Cebu: The Ultimate Travel Guide 2019

Welcome to Cebu, the Queen City of the South! Considered one of the top destinations in the Philippines, enjoy a fun-filled vacation when you visit Cebu City and South Cebu. Discover its iconic historical sites when you do a city tour downtown or in Mactan. If you’re up for adrenaline-pumping activities, then a visit to Badian or Alegria is a must for canyoneering.

Check out some exciting things you can do in Cebu, its tasty delicacies including the popular lechon as well as the best hotels for you and your loved ones in this travel guide.

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This destination is a paradise for any type of traveler.

Cebu is one of the most diverse destinations in the Philippines. Whether you’re a beach bum, an adventure-seeker, a history buff or a food lover, Cebu has something unforgettable to offer.

To get here, just fly to Mactan International Airport. Travel time: 1 hour.

Mactan Island Tour
Mactan Beaches
Lapu-Lapu Monument
Alegre Guitar Factory
10,000 Roses Cafe

Cebu City Tour
Magellan’s Cross
Fort San Pedro
Colon Street
Heritage of Cebu Monument
Sto. Nino Basilica
Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House
Taoist Temple

Free diving at Pescador Island
Sardine Run

Canyoneering Tour
Badian And Alegria Towns
Kawasan Falls

Cebu Countryside Tour
Sirao Garden
Tops Skyline Garden
Temple of Leah


1. Carcar Lechon – Carcar Market
2. Sinugba (grilled food) – Larsian, Yaksi BBQ
3. Ginabot (chicharon bulaklak) which is best eaten with…
4. Puso – rice wrapped in coconut leaves
5. Ngohiong – deep-fried spring rolls
6. Don’t forget to take home some Dried Mangoes!


Here are some of the most popular places to stay.

For Beach Dwellers
Cordova Reef Village
Allure Badian Villa
Be Resort Mactan
Mariana Guesthouse
Dolphin House Apartment

For Backpackers
8th Street Hostel
Citi Circle Guest House
Sugbutel Family Hotel
S Hotel and Residences
Elegant Circle Inn

For Big groups
Maayo Hotel
Main Hotel and Suites
Big Hotel Suites
Cebu R Hotel Mabolo
Tsai Hotel

For Luxury Travelers
Seda Ayala Center Cebu
Solea Mactan Resort
Badian Island Wellness Resort
Bai Hotel Cebu
Best Western Plus Lex Cebu

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