Things to do in Mactan Island

By on March 4, 2013




The island of Mactan is part of Cebu Province. It is connected to Cebu by 2-bridges. The 2nd busiest airport in the Philippines is also located in Mactan Island. It boasts the pristine waters and beautiful white beaches becoming so popular worldwide. Some of the best activities to enjoy are scuba diving, wind surfing, boating and many other aqua sports opportunities. It has dozens of beach resorts excellent for local and foreigners vacation.

Some of the best beach resorts in Mactan Island are the Cebu White Sands, the Cordova Reef Village Resort, Maribago Beach ResortTambuli beach resort, Hadsan Beach Resort, Plantation Bay Mactan and the Popular Shangri-la Mactan Resort & Spa.

Check out Hotels in Mactan Island
Mactan Island Cebu Shangri-la
Aside from those beach activities, you could also enjoy visiting Art Galleries, The Lapu-Lapu Shrine (Liberty Shrine). It has a lot of top restaurants, excellent shopping and lively nightlife.

Ideas for Lodging in Mactan Island

I would recommend the Abaca Boutique Resort + Restaurant. It is a tropical hideaway offering oceanfront & tranquility of a very private deluxe suites. It is rank 1st on Trip Advisor. It is a reasonable price each night.

Another excellent hotel I can recommend is the Shangri-la Mactan Resort & Spa. It is the Philippine’s premier 5-star resort having lush garden retreat ideal for families and vacationers.

Tours, attractions and places to visit in Mactan

Mactan Island Acquarium

At the Mactan aquarium, you’ll enjoy the sights of those fishes and other Marine life. Get to experience of this ocean exhibit on a guided tour

Moalboal Accomodation that doubles the adventure

If you planing to stay in Mactan Island and wants to have more fun then book a room at Crimson Resort and Spa. It is a beachfront luxury hotel with rooms have its own private balcony. Get your day started with a yoga class at the Aum spa, have a little meditation or have your exercise routine at their fitness center. It is a 4-star rated hotel featuring an outdoor swimming pool, sauna & a steam room, a poolside bar, bar/lounge plus a complimentary breakfast is also offered.

Another good place to stay for fun and adventure is at Imprerial Palace Waterpark Resort. This is a 5-star hotel hotel equipped with waterpark facilities. It has a swimming pool, free parking, fitness center and restaurant at the hotel.

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