The Philippines is a beautiful country made up of lots of islands, and an excellent destination to visit when you go is a visit to Cebu. There are many high-quality hotels and resorts to choose from in Cebu, along with plenty of things to see and do when you visit. Below are some of the highlights when you visit and what you may wish to consider adding to your itinerary.
A City Of History
Cebu was founded in 1521 when Magellan’s Cross was first planted in what is now downtown of the city on Colon Street. There is a lot of colonial architecture on display when you visit, and a lot of buildings are open to the public, allowing you to explore the rich history of the city. There are also plenty of museums and cultural attractions to visit throughout the city, perfect if you are a history buff.
A Paradise For Water Sports
There are plenty of activities available on the many beaches in the area, and if you are an active person, you will love Cebu. There are many water-based activities that you can enjoy, such as:
- Kite Surfing
- Scuba Diving
If you love the water and are keen to have some fun when you visit, your luxury resort in Mactan, Cebu, will be able to arrange hire of equipment and lessons if you need them. Of course, if you prefer to laze on the beach and top up your tan, you can do this as well.
If you get out of the city, there is plenty of natural beauty on offer in the scenery around town, with many beautiful places you can visit. You can enjoy the many waterfalls that are close to Cebu, and it is an excellent way to cool down during the hot weather by going for a dip, so make sure you take your swimming suit. If you are a nature lover, you can also enjoy a whale watching trip and see whale sharks in their natural habitat, as well as plenty of other wildlife.
Enjoy The Local Nightlife
There are also plenty of evening activities in Cebu, with a wide variety of restaurants, bars, and nightclubs that you can visit and have a fantastic time. The Trip Advisor website has plenty of the local nightspots listed that you may wish to visit during your stay, and no matter what you like to do to relax, choices are abundant in Cebu.