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Cebu Travel Requirements

Cebu Travel: Flights Schedule

RouteAirAsia Flight ScheduleCebu Pacific Flight SchedulePhilippine Airlines Flight ScheduleOther Airlines
Manila to Cebu5x daily15x daily9x to 10x daily
Cebu to Manila5x daily15x daily9x to 10x daily
Cebu to BacolodDaily6x a week, daily by Sept 15
Bacolod to CebuDaily6x a week, daily by Sept 15
Cebu to Butuan16x weekly2x daily by Sept 16
Butuan to Cebu16x weekly2x daily by Sept 16
Cebu to Cagayan de Oro4x weekly (Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat)27x weekly3x daily by Sept 16
Cagayan de Oro to Cebu4x weekly (Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat)27x weekly3x daily by Sept 16
Cebu to BoracayDaily2x dailyDaily; 2x daily by Sept 12
Boracay to CebuDaily2x dailyDaily; 2x daily by Sept 12
Cebu to ClarkDaily except Sun4x weekly; daily by Sept 13
Clark to CebuDaily except Sun4x weekly; daily by Sept 13
Cebu to Davao4x weekly (Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat)23x weekly3x daily
Davao to Cebu4x weekly (Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat)23x weekly3x daily
Cebu to Iloilo16x weekly11x a week; daily by Sept 12
Iloilo to Cebu16x weekly11x a week; daily by Sept 12
Cebu to Siargao2x dailyDaily
Siargao to Cebu2x dailyDaily
Cebu to Tacloban16x weekly11x a week (Daily, with 2 flights every Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun)
Tacloban to Cebu16x weekly11x a week (Daily, with 2 flights every Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun)
Cebu to ZamboangaDaily3x a week (Mon, Wed, Fri)
Zamboanga to CebuDaily3x a week (Mon, Wed, Fri)
Cebu to CamiguinDaily
Camiguin to CebuDaily
Cebu to CoronDaily6x a week (Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun); daily by Sept 19
Coron to CebuDaily6x a week (Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun); daily by Sept 19
Cebu to DipologDaily
Dipolog to CebuDaily
Cebu to Dumaguete10x weekly
Dumaguete to Cebu10x weekly
Cebu to General Santos5x weekly (Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun)
General Santos to Cebu5x weekly (Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun)
Cebu to Ozamiz9x weekly
Ozamiz to Cebu9x weekly
Cebu to Pagadian10x weekly
Pagadian to Cebu10x weekly
Cebu to El NidoAirSWIFT: Mon, Fri
El Nido to CebuAirSWIFT: Mon, Fri

The flight schedule shown above was updated on September 1, 2022, for the Month of September 2022. Airlines frequently change their schedule without notice, so it is best always to check out the airlines’ official websites.

The different airlines are constantly changing their flight schedules to and from Cebu in the light of travel restrictions and cancellations brought about by the pandemic.
Blank cells mean there are no flights for that particular route to and from Cebu.

Cebu Travel: Promos and Seat Sales

RouteAirAsia PromosCebu Pacific PromosPhilippine Airlines PromosOther Promos
Manila to CebuP1P288
Cebu to ManilaP1P288
Cebu to BacolodP188
Bacolod to CebuP188
Cebu to ButuanP288
Butuan to CebuP288
Cebu to Cagayan de OroP1P388
Cagayan de Oro to CebuP1P388
Cebu to BoracayP1P188
Boracay to CebuP1P188
Cebu to CalbayogP288
Calbayog to CebuP288
Cebu to ClarkP1P288
Clark to CebuP1P288
Cebu to DavaoP1P188
Davao to CebuP1P188
Cebu to IloiloP288
Iloilo to CebuP288
Cebu to SiargaoP288
Siargao to CebuP288
Cebu to SurigaoP288
Surigao to CebuP288
Cebu to TaclobanP488
Tacloban to CebuP488
Cebu to ZamboangaP188
Zamboanga to CebuP188
Cebu to CamiguinP388
Camiguin to CebuP388
Cebu to CoronP488
Coron to CebuP488
Cebu to DipologP488
Dipolog to CebuP488
Cebu to DumagueteP188
Dumaguete to CebuP188
Cebu to General SantosP488
General Santos to CebuP488
Cebu to OzamizP288
Ozamiz to CebuP288
Cebu to PagadianP288
Pagadian to CebuP288
Cebu to El NidoAirSWIFT: P3448 / P4498
El Nido to CebuAirSWIFT: P3448 / P4498
Cebu to Puerto PrincesaP1P188
Puerto Princesa to CebuP1P188
Cebu to Bohol
Bohol to Cebu

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Best Time for Cebu Travel

Best Time to Visit CebuReason to Visit Cebu during this time
December to FebruaryIdeal weather
The best time to visit Cebu City is between December and February when the weather is sunny and pleasant. These months are typically characterized by plenty of sunshine and chilly nights, making it ideal for day excursions around the city.
During the months of June through August, temperatures are extremely hot and humid, making it unpleasant. The monsoon months are from June to August, and it is usually rainy with typhoons. During this period, you can’t reach all of your destinations, therefore you should avoid scheduling your holiday during the monsoon season.

The most popular month for tourism in Cebu is January, followed by September and May. Hotel rates and flights will be more expensive during these months, but if you book ahead of time, you may save money. July is a bad choice for tourists to visit Cebu because it’s when the island gets too hot. Those who want to visit during this time should expect to pay higher prices.

Cebu Travel: Best Hotels

Check out the best hotels in Cebu as guest-rated on Agoda.com. The best Cebu Travel hotels rated in the platform are categorized according to value or budget (one to two stars) and mid-high end (three to five stars) hotels. Click on the link to check out the hotel photos, amenities, nightly rate, and room availability.

Best Value or Budget Cebu City HotelsRating
Gplace Hotel9.1
OYO 227 Palladium Suites Hotel8.7
HappyNest Hostel Cebu8.6
OYO 210 Apple Tree Suites8.2
Travelbee Business Inn8.2
Mid-High End (3- to 5-Star) Cebu City HotelsRating
Seda Central Bloc Cebu Multi-use Hotel9.2
Radisson Blu Cebu8.8
One Central Hotel8.7
Seda Ayala Center Cebu Multiple-Use Hotel8.6
Marco Polo Plaza Cebu Hotel8.5
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Cebu Travel: Transfers and Transportation

To and From Cebu Land Transport Services

If you’re looking for a budget-friendly way to get from various origins to Cebu City, taking a bus is your best option. There are several bus companies that offer trips from various origins to Cebu City, and the trip usually takes around hours, if not days depending on where one is coming from. Make sure to book your ticket in advance, as seats tend to fill up quickly.

RouteLand Transport Service
Masbate to CebuEconomy Bus by RoRo Bus
Lapu-Lapu, Cebu to CebuStandard Minivan by Cebu Trip Rent a Car
Standard Car by Cebu Trip Rent a Car
SUV by Cebu Trip Rent a Car
Mandaue City to CebuStandard Minivan by Mye Travel and Tours
Standard Car by Mye Travel and Tours
Mactan Island to CebuStandard Minivan by Cebu Trip Rent a Car
Standard Car by Cebu Trip Rent a Car
SUV Car by Cebu Trip Rent a Car
Danao, Cebu to CebuStandard Minivan by Cebu Trip Rent a Car
Standard Car by Cebu Trip Rent a Car
SUV Car by Cebu Trip Rent a Car
San Remigio, Cebu to CebuStandard Car by Cebu Trip Rent a Car
SUV Car by Cebu Trip Rent a Car
Daanbantayan, Cebu to CebuStandard Car by Cebu Trip Rent a Car
Santander, Cebu to CebuStandard Bus by Ceres Cebu South
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To and From Cebu Ferry Services

Taking a ferry from Manila or various origins to Cebu City is a great way to see the Philippines coastline. The journey takes up to 24 hours, but there are several onboard facilities available including a hair salon and several restaurants. There are also comfortable sleeping accommodations if you want to get some rest during the trip.

RouteFerry Service
Manila to CebuThis is a High-Speed Ferry from Manila to Cebu with 2GO Travel. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes around 22 hours to complete.
High-Speed Ferry by 2Go Travel
Tourist Ferry by 2Go Travel
Bacolod to CebuThese are the Ferry services from Bacolod to Cebu. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes about an hour to complete. 
Economy Ferry by Fastcat
Tourist Ferry by Fastcat
Business Ferry by Fastcat
Standard Ferry by Lite Shipping
Leyte to CebuThis is a Tourist Ferry from Leyte to Cebu with Medallion Transport or 2Go Travel. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes about seven hours to complete.
Tourist Ferry by Medallion Transport
Economy Ferry by Medallion Transport
High-Speed Ferry by 2Go
Dumaguete to CebuThis is a Ferry trip from Dumaguete to Cebu with various ferry services. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes about 1.5 to two hours to complete.
Business Ferry by Oceanjet
Tourist Ferry by Oceanjet
Open Air Ferry by Oceanjet
Tourist Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Economy Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Business Ferry by Mye Travel and Tours
Butuan to CebuThis is a High-Speed Ferry from Butuan City, Agusan Del Norte to Cebu with 2GO Travel. This is a direct Ferry trip.
High-Speed Ferry by 2Go
Mactan Island to CebuThis is an Economy Ferry from Mactan Island to Cebu with Topline Shipping Express. This is a direct Ferry and takes 40 minutes to complete. 
Economy Ferry by Topline Shipping Express
Bohol to CebuOpen Air Ferry by Oceanjet
Tourist Ferry by Oceanjet
Business Ferry by Oceanjet
Standard Ferry by Lite Shipping
Tourist Ferry by Lite Shipping
Economy Ferry by Clemer Shipping Lines
Ormoc, Leyte to CebuThis is a Ferry trip from Bohol to Cebu with various operators. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes about two hours to complete.
Open Air Ferry by Oceanjet
Tourist Ferry by Oceanjet
Business Air Ferry by Oceanjet
Standard Ferry by Lite Shipping
Tourist Ferry by Lite Shipping
Tourist Ferry by Roble Shipping
Cagayan de Oro to CebuThis is a Ferry trip from Cagayan de Oro to Cebu with various operators. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes about 16 hours to complete.
Tourist Ferry by Trans-Asia Shipping Lines
Shared Cabin Ferry by Trans-Asia Shipping Lines
Tourist Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Economy Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Standard Ferry by Lite Shipping
Siquijor to CebuThis is a Ferry trip from Siquijor to Cebu with various operators. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes almost five hours to complete.
Tourist Ferry by Oceanjet
Business Ferry by Oceanjet
Standard Ferry by Lite Shipping
Tourist Ferry by Lite Shipping
Iligan to CebuThis is a Ferry trip from Iligan to Cebu with various operators. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes about 19 hours to complete.
Tourist Ferry by Trans-Asia Shipping Lines
Business Ferry by Trans-Asia Shipping Lines
VIP Cabin Ferry by Trans-Asia Shipping Lines
Economy Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Tourist Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
High-Speed Ferry by 2Go Travel
Ozamiz to CebuThis is a Tourist trip from Ozamiz to Cebu with various operators. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes about 11 hours to complete.
Tourist Ferry by Trans-Asia Shipping Lines
Business Ferry by Trans-Asia Shipping Lines
VIP Cabin Ferry by Trans-Asia Shipping Lines
Economy Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Tourist Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
High-Speed Ferry by 2Go Travel
Surigao to CebuThis is a Ferry trip from Surigao City, Mindanao Island to Cebu with various operators. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes nine hours to complete.
Shared Cabin Ferry by Starlite Ferries
Tourist Ferry by Starlite Ferries
Economy Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Tourist Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Dipolog to CebuThis is a Ferry trip from Dipolog to Cebu with Medallion Transport. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes nine hours to complete. 
Business Ferry by Medallion Transport
Economy Ferry by Medallion Transport
Tourist Ferry by Medallion Transport
Iloilo to CebuThis is a Ferry trip from Iloilo, Panay Island to Cebu with various operators. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes 12 hours to complete.
Tourist Ferry by Trans-Asia Shipping Lines
VIP Cabin Ferry by Trans-Asia Shipping Lines
Shared Cabin by Trans-Asia Shipping Lines
Economy Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Tourist Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Masbate to CebuThis is a Ferry trip from Masbate City, Masbate Island to Cebu with various operators. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes almost 14 hours to complete.
Economy Ferry by Trans-Asia Shipping Lines
Economy Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Tourist Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Calbayog to CebuThis is a Ferry trip from Calbayog City, Samar to Cebu with various operators. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes about six hours to complete.
Tourist Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Economy Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Economy Ferry by Seacat by Grand Ferries
Tourist Ferry by Seacat by Grand Ferries
Business Ferry by Seacat by Grand Ferries
Plaridel to CebuThis is a Ferry trip from Plaridel to Cebu with Lite Shipping. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes about 16 hours to complete. 
Standard Ferry by Lite Shipping
Tourist Ferry by Lite Shipping
Palompon, Leyte to CebuThis is a Ferry trip from Palompon, Leyte to Cebu with various operators. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes six to seven hours to complete. 
Tourist Ferry by Medallion Transport
Economy Ferry by Medallion Transport
Tourist Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Economy Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Dapitan to CebuThis is a Ferry trip from Dapitan to Cebu with various operators. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes about eight to nine hours to complete.
Tourist Ferry by Medallion Transport
Standard Ferry by Lite Shipping
Tourist Ferry by Lite Shipping
Maasin City, Leyte to CebuThis is a Ferry trip from Maasin City, Leyte to Cebu with various operators. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes about six hours to complete.
Tourist Ferry by Mye Travel and Tours
Tourist Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Economy Ferry by Cokaliong Shipping
Getafe to CebuThis is a Ferry trip from Jetafe (Getafe) to Cebu with OceanJet. This is a direct Ferry trip and takes about an hour to complete. 
Business Ferry by Oceanjet
Tourist Ferry by Oceanjet
Economy by Oceanjet
Camotes to CebuThis is a Ferry trip from Camotes to Cebu with various operators. This is a direct Ferry and takes about one to two hours to complete.
Business Ferry by Oceanjet
Tourist Ferry by Oceanjet
Open Air Ferry by Oceanjet
High-Speed Ferry by Somalia Shipping
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Top 30 Cebu Tourist Spots and Attractions

1. Kawasan Falls

Cebu Tourist Spots - Kawasan Falls
Cebu Tourist Spots – Kawasan Falls (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

Kawasan Falls is a beautiful sight to behold. It is one of the main tourist attractions in Cebu, Philippines. The three falls at Kawasan Falls are crystal-clear turquoise water cascading down the slopes of the Mantalongon range. The waterfalls are a Philippine treasure. Canyoneering is one of Cebu south’s most popular tourist attractions, located at Kawasan Falls. The canyoneering excursion begins at the Canlaob River, downstream from Kawasan Falls. Local experts will accompany you on your outings and assist you with the different water activities.

2. Bantayan Island

Cebu Tourist Spots - Bantayan Island
Cebu Tourist Spots – Bantayan Island (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

The Island of Bantayan is located in the province of Cebu and is known for its beautiful white-sand beaches, crystal clear waters, and coral reefs. It’s also a great place to go fishing, diving, and snorkeling. The island’s most popular attractions include Kota Beach, the Bantayan Public Market, and the Santa Fe Catholic Church. The Island’s two natural cave pools are the Ogtong Cave and the Sto. Niño Cave features a cold spring that feeds both of them.

There are also several resorts and hotels on the island, which make it a great place to stay for a relaxing vacation.

3. Temple of Leah

Cebu Tourist Spots - Temple Of Leah
Cebu Tourist Spots – Temple of Leah (Image from official Facebook Page)

The Temple of Leah, located in Cebu City, Philippines, is a majestic sight. It was constructed as a tribute to Leah Albino-Crisanto, the late wife of the late Senator Vicente “Tito” Crisanto. The temple, celebrated as the Taj Mahal of Cebu, features a beautiful design and intricate carvings and is well worth visiting for tourists and locals alike. The temple’s main attractions include its stained glass windows, grand staircase, and a large courtyard. The Temple’s 24 chambers house the collector’s enormous collection of antiques, art, Chinese jars, and volumes. The Temple of Leah is open daily from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, and admission is free.

4. Sumilon Island

Cebu Tourist Spots - Sumilon Island
Cebu Tourist Spots – Sumilon island (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

Sumilon Island is a popular tourist spot in Cebu. Sumilon Island has a great sandbar that changes shape every season. Sumilon Island’s sandbar is a popular destination due to its beautiful blue seas and pristine white sands. It transforms into a beautiful and intriguing tropical haven that attracts people from all walks of life. Sumilon Island is also a marine protected area with many places to dive and see fish, sharks, and coral.

Check out Bluewater Sumilon Day Tour in Cebu here!

5. Camotes Island

Cebu Tourist Spots - Camotes Island
Cebu Tourist Spots – Camotes Island (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

Camotes Island is an excellent destination for those seeking both adventure and relaxation. The island offers a variety of activities, from spelunking in the Holy Crystal Cave to canyoneering in Timubo White Canyon. The Holy Crystal Cave is unique because its rooms are naturally formed downwards. One can rappel down and explore each level, filled with stalactites and stalagmites.

If you’re looking for a more adrenaline-pumping activity, try canyoneering in Timubo White Canyon. You’ll need to trek for about an hour to get to the starting point, but it’s worth it once you see the stunning views of the canyon. You’ll also be able to swim in refreshing pools of water along the way.

There are plenty of scenic spots on the island for those who want to relax. Ogtong Cave has a freshwater pool inside that’s perfect for a dip. Outside, you can take in the view of lush greenery and limestone cliffs. Another option is the Buho Rock formation, which offers a panoramic view of the sea.

Whether you’re looking for adventure or relaxation, Camotes Island has something for everyone. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and head to this beautiful island today!

6. Malapascua Island

Cebu Tourist Spots - Malapascua Island
Cebu Tourist Spots – Malapascua Island (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

Malapascua Island is a tiny island off the coast of Daanbantayan in Cebu’s northern section. Even though its name means “Terrible Easter,” the island is known for its pristine white-sand beaches. The crystal clear waters of Malapascua are a paradise for divers and snorkelers. The Monad Shoal, located a few kilometers off the coast of the island, is one of the best places in the world to see thresher sharks. Because of this and other fantastic diving spots, the island has even been dubbed one of the Philippines’ finest diving sites.

Other activities in Malapascua include sunbathing, swimming, fishing, and kayaking. There are a few small restaurants and cafes on the island and a couple of small stores. For those looking for a more active vacation, there are several hiking trails to explore, and the small town of Malapascua has a variety of restaurants and bars to enjoy.

7. Sirao Garden

Cebu Tourist Spots - Sirao Garden
Cebu Tourist Spots – Sirao Garden (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

The Sirao Garden is a popular tourist destination in Cebu. It is known for its beautiful flowers and landscaping. This flower farm, called the “Little Amsterdam” of Cebu, is located in the highlands of Busay. At Sirao Garden, you will see rows of sunflowers, hyacinths, chrysanthemums, daisies, and asters. The main attraction is the brilliant and varied celosia blooms. The diverse colors of celosia (or, as locals call it, “Burlas”) flowers flare red, purple, yellow, and orange, making it reminiscent of Amsterdam. The mockup windmill and the chilly wind complement the beautiful view. As a result, this provides a unique charming tourist experience for visitors.

8. Magellan’s Cross

Cebu Tourist Spots - Magellan'S Cross
Cebu Tourist Spots – Magellan’s Cross (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

The well-known Magellan’s Cross is one of Cebu’s most popular attractions, and it is only a few minutes’ walk from the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño. The cross is a replica of the original cross that Ferdinand Magellan planted on Cebu Island in 1521. The original cross has been lost, but the image is still standing at its original location.

On April 21, 1521, Magellan planted the Cross (a Christian symbol) in Cebu City. In front of the Cebu City Hall, there is a Spanish-style octagonal pavilion where the cross is kept. The huge Tingalo Wood Cross inside the pavilion is said to be encasing the original Cross inside it.

Tourists often visit Magellan’s Cross to take pictures and to pray. There are also several shops near the cross where tourists can buy souvenirs.

9. Osmeña Peak

Cebu Tourist Spots - Osmeña Peak
Cebu Tourist Spots – Osmeña Peak (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

Osmeña Peak, at 1,013 meters above sea level and Cebu’s highest point, is located in Dalaguete. The peak is one of several spire-like formations that make up the Mantalongon Mountain Range in Dalaguete. It is known as Bohol’s Chocolate Hills’ twin. Referred to as the “Summer Capital of Cebu,” many residents of lowland cities come to Mantalongon in the summer to escape the heat.

There are plenty of things to do in Osmeña Peak. Hiking and camping are the most popular activities. The majority of hikers select two different hiking routes.

10. Simala Shrine

Cebu Tourist Spots - Simala Shrine
Cebu Tourist Spots – Simala Shrine (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

The Monastery of the Holy Eucharist, commonly known as the Simala Shrine, is located in Sibonga in Cebu, which is nestled among the hills of Simala. The enormous religious center resembles a castle by the side of the hill, and thus it is sometimes referred to as Cebu’s Castle Church. It’s been said that European cathedrals influenced the design.

The Simala Shrine is a place of worship and pilgrimage for many devotees of the Virgin Mary. The shrine is home to the miraculous Marian image known as the Birhen ng Simala or the Our Lady of Sibonga.

Many people visit the Simala Shrine to pray for healing, guidance, and protection. Some also come to ask for favors or miracles. Others simply come to admire the shrine’s beauty and experience its peaceful and calming atmosphere.

11. Cebu Taoist Temple

Cebu City Tourist Spots - Cebu Taoist Temple
Cebu City Tourist Spots – Cebu Taoist Temple (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

The Cebu Taoist Temple is a well-known landmark in Cebu City. The temple, built by the city’s Chinese community in 1972, is a colorful and multi-tiered structure located within the Beverly Hills Subdivision. The temple has an elevation of 110 feet above sea level and is inspired by the Great Wall of China. This temple has gained popularity thanks to its decorative architecture.

There are several activities that visitors can do once they reach the temple. First, they can take pictures of the vibrant and eye-catching exterior of the temple. Second, they can go inside the temple to pray or meditate. Third, they can light incense sticks and place them in the urns located around the temple. Lastly, visitors can also buy souvenirs from the shops located near the temple entrance.

Overall, the Cebu Taoist Temple is a must-visit destination for those interested in Chinese culture or who simply want to admire a beautiful structure. The temple is open daily from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.

12. Moalboal Sardine Run

Cebu Tourist Spots - Moalboal Sardine Run
Cebu Tourist Spots – Moalboal Sardine Run (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

The town of Moalboal is a popular destination for divers and snorkelers. The area is known for its clear waters and coral reefs. The best-known feature of Moalboal is the Sardine Run, located just off the shore of Moalboal on Cebu Island. The sardines congregate near Panagsama Beach, just before Savedra Dive Centre, making it easy for tourists to access. They are only 30 meters off the coast, so a short swim is all that’s required. Imagine swimming in a sea teeming with millions of sardines. If you’re lucky, you might see sea turtles while scuba diving.

There are also numerous dive shops in the town, making it easy to find equipment and lessons. For those who are not interested in diving, there are still plenty of things to do in Moalboal. The town is home to a few small beaches, which can be enjoyed by swimming or simply relaxing in the sun.

13. Fort San Pedro

Cebu Tourist Spots - Fort San Pedro
Cebu Tourist Spots – Fort San Pedro (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

One can enjoy a day at Fort San Pedro by visiting its many attractions. During the Spanish occupation of Cebu, this rocky fort served as a military fortification to combat Muslim invaders. The present-day structure, which dates from 1738, is the Philippines’ oldest triangular bastion fort.

Fort San Pedro is in Cebu City’s fishing pier area. It has two fronts facing the sea and one front-facing modern-day Plaza Independencia. The fort has a moat used to keep enemy ships from docking. The fort also has a drawbridge, tunnels, and an underground cemetery.

There is a beautiful view of the Cebu City and Mactan Island from the fortress walls and a museum that houses exhibits on the history of the fort and Cebu City. The Spanish Government is memorialized at this museum. There are several relics, including Spanish documents, paintings, and sculptures. There is also a garden with a pond and a gazebo, which is a great place to relax. Visitors can also walk around the fort to see its many cannons. It is a popular spot for picnics and photo opportunities. Visitors can also buy souvenirs at the gift shop. The fort is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

14. Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary

Cebu Tourist Spots - Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary
Cebu Tourist Spots – Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

The Island of Olango has been designated a wildlife refuge. It is home to a rich marine ecosystem, including sandy beaches, coral reefs, and mangrove swamps, regarded as the most extensive in the entire Cebu Province. The Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary is also a haven for migratory and resident birds.

Olango Island is where birds from all around the world gather to refuel for their seasonal migrations. It has been noted that over 60% of the 77 migratory bird species hosted on Olango Island utilize the East-Asian Australiasia flyways for their annual travels. It has been observed that, so far, Olango Wildlife Sanctuary hosts the world’s third-largest concentration of migratory shorebirds.

15. Museo Sugbo

Cebu Tourist City Spots - Museo Sugbo
Cebu Tourist City Spots – Museo Sugbo (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

Museo Sugbo is a great place to visit if you want to learn more about the history of Cebu. The old limestone structure that housed Cebu’s convicted felons in the past was once the Carcel de Cebu, or the provincial jail of Cebu, from 1870 to 2004. It was also used as a military barracks and a detention and rehabilitation center for drug offenders.

The museum has been open to the public since 2004 and currently houses the Cebu Provincial Museum, the largest provincial museum in the country. The museum is home to various exhibits that showcase Cebu’s culture, history, and art. It also has a section dedicated to the history of the penal system in Cebu.

Some of the other interesting sections in the museum include the ethnological section, which showcases the different cultures and tribes in Cebu, and the maritime section, which features exhibits on Cebu’s rich naval heritage.

If you’re looking for a more hands-on activity, Museo Sugbo also offers guided tours around the museum. You can learn more about the different exhibits and look at some of the historical artifacts. The museum also has a cafe where you can relax and have a bite to eat after your tour.

16. Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House

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Cebu Tourist Spots – Yap-San Diego Ancestral House (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

The Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House is a museum in Cebu City, Philippines. It is one of the oldest houses in the city, and it has been declared a heritage site by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts. The house was built in the early 1800s by Domingo Yap, a Chinese merchant, and the family of Victorino Sandiego later owned it.

The house is made of coral-stone, Molave wood, terracotta, and egg whites between 1675 and 1700. It has a traditional Chinese architectural style. The museum contains furniture and artifacts from the 19th century, exquisite modern and ancient artworks, and life-sized statues and images of saints. Visitors can learn about the history of Cebu City and the Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House. The house is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Admission is free for children under the age of 12, and adults must pay a small fee.

17. 10,000 Roses of Cebu

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Cebu Tourist Spots – 10,000 Roses of Cebu (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

If you’re looking for a beautiful place to visit, consider the 10,000 Roses of Cebu. This spot has gone viral on social media because it showcases 10,000 artificial LED-powered roses. The roses surround the Roses Café & More cafe and restaurant, offering sumptuous food and coffee.

The owners of the café, who is also interior designer, want to provide a romantic atmosphere for couples. Most people prefer to visit there during the sunset while the rose gardens are illuminated at night. The 10,000 Roses of Cebu is a perfect spot for pictures, so bring your camera!

18. Pescador Island

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Cebu Tourist Spots – Pescador Island (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

Pescador Island is in Tañon Strait, forming part of Cebu’s south coast. It is one of Cebu’s finest diving destinations. The island reef is a sandy slope covered with softer coral that slopes down to 5-10 meters in depth—numerous species of brilliant sea creatures on the wall, including sharks, who often visit the island. There are also beautiful, big fish that congregate around the island.

Pescador is a popular day-trip destination from Cebu City and Mactan Island. It is best to go early in the morning to avoid the heat and get the best dive spots. The trip usually includes a breakfast of champorado (a chocolate-rice porridge) and fried fish.

There are several dive sites around the island. The “sardine run” is most popular, where thousands of sardines swim together in a large ball. The sardines attract many predators, making for an exciting show.

In addition to diving, visitors can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling around the island. A few small restaurants also serve grilled fish, chicken, and pork dishes.

19. Oslob Whale Shark Watching

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Cebu Tourist Spots – Oslob Whale Shark Watching (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

One can find plenty of activities to do in Oslob. Sightseeing and swimming with the whale sharks are among the most popular, but visitors can also explore the area’s caves, go mountain biking or hiking, or take a boat tour around the bay. The town is also home to a few small shops and restaurants,  making it a perfect place to spend a day or two exploring.

Whale sharks, which can reach up to 40 feet in length and weigh more than 15 tons, are one of the world’s largest fish. They’re also known as gentle giants because they’re docile creatures that prefer to live near people rather than other sharks. Swimming with them is an unforgettable experience.

There are a few things to keep in mind for those interested in swimming with whale sharks. First, it is essential to arrive early as the number of people allowed in the water at one time is limited. Second, be sure to wear plenty of sunscreen and insect repellent, both in high demand in the area. Finally, be aware that the water can be pretty rough, and there are no lifeguards on duty, so use caution when swimming. Despite these few precautions, swimming with the whale sharks is an experience that is not to be missed.

20. Tumalog Falls

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Cebu Tourist Spots – Tumalog Falls (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

Tumalog Falls is a must-see for those visiting Cebu. It’s one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the Philippines, with cascades that plummet more than 100 feet into a crystal-clear pool. The waterfalls are located in the municipality of Oslob, which is home to several other beautiful water features. Locals refer to this body of water as the “Toslob Falls” or “Mag-ambak Falls.”

Tumalog Falls is a waterfall that cascades down the cliff, forming a water curtain. The water is cold and clear, and the rocks near the falls are covered in moss. This moss helps keep the water clean and gives the falls their unique appearance. Visitors can enjoy swimming, diving, and picnicking in the falls’ natural surroundings.

21. Basilica del Santo Niño de Cebu

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Cebu Tourist Spots – Basilica del Santo Niño de Cebu (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

The Basilica del Santo Niño is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Cebu City. The church was built in the 1500s and is home to a statue of the Infant Jesus or known as Santo Niño. The figure is precious, especially to Catholics, since it was a baptismal offering by Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan for Rajah Humabon and Queen Juana, the island’s first inhabitants to be baptized. This Cebu tourist destination is a must-see. The basilica is also home to many other beautiful religious relics.

22. Colon Street

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Cebu Tourist Spots – Colon Street (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

There are many sights and activities one can do on Colon Street. The street is a historical street in Cebu City’s downtown that is frequently referred to as the Philippines’ oldest and shortest national road. It is home to various businesses, including restaurants, hotels, and shops. It was once the retail and business center in Cebu City.

In Colon, shoppers can find various affordable restaurants and places to eat after a long day of shopping. The area is known for its bargain prices, and shoppers can find comfort in enjoying a movie or fast food after a day of searching for deals.

23. The Heritage of Cebu Movement

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Cebu Tourist Spots – The Heritage of Cebu Movement (Image from Creative Commons License)

The Heritage of Cebu Monument is a monument to commemorate significant and symbolic moments in the history of Cebu from Rajah Humabon through Pedro Calungsod’s beatification. Local artist Eduardo Castrillo erected the monument. Construction began in July 1997.

The monument contains various landmarks in Cebu, such as the Basilica del Sto. Nino, Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, Saint John the Baptist Church, Magellan’s Cross, a Spanish Galleon, and the statues of Sergio Osmena Sr. and Blessed Pedro Calungsod. The monument is easily accessible via public utility jeepneys, taxis, and motorized tricycles.

24. Jesuit House of 1730 (Museo de Parian)

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Cebu Tourist Spots – Jesuit House of 1730 or Museo de Parian (Image from official Facebook Page)

The Jesuit House of 1730 is a museum built in the 18th century by the Jesuits. It is located in Parian, Cebu City. The museum displays artifacts and information about the Jesuits and their work in the Philippines.

Some of the sights that can be seen at the Jesuit House include a statue of St. Francis Xavier, a painting of the Last Supper, and a copy of the Gutenberg Bible. The museum also has a library and a garden. The museum also has a room dedicated to the history of the Parian District.

25. Casa Gorordo Museum

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Cebu Tourist Spots – Casa Gorordo Museum (Image from Wikimedia Commons)

One of the many things to do in Cebu is to visit the Casa Gorordo Museum. Juan Gorordo, the island’s first Cebuano bishop, lived in this house-turned-museum. In 1980, Ramon Aboitiz Foundation created the Casa Gorordo Museum to preserve and exhibit Philippine history. The museum illustrates Philippine culture throughout the 1800s through the 1900s.

The museum is home to a vast collection of artifacts and art from the Philippines and worldwide. Some of the highlights include an array of Japanese armor, Chinese porcelain, and Philippine furniture. The museum is also home to several beautiful gardens, making it a perfect place to spend a relaxing afternoon.

26. Cebu Safari and Adventure

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Cebu Tourist Spots – Cebu Safari and Adventure (Image from Cebusafari.ph)

In Cebu Safari and Adventure, guests can enjoy a safari experience where they can see wild animals roam in an open area. The safari experience is the main attraction in Cebu Safari and Adventure. Guests are transported to an open space where they can see different kinds of wild animals roam. These animals include lions, tigers, monkeys, and other creatures native to the Philippines.

Aside from the safari experience, guests can also enjoy other activities. They can go zip lining and feel an adrenaline rush as they fly through the air. They can also go horseback riding and explore the area around them. And for those who want to experience a more thrilling adventure can go ATV riding and explore the trails and paths in the park.

27. Cebu Ocean Park

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Cebu Tourist Spots – Cebu Ocean Park (Image from Klook.com)

Cebu Ocean Park is the first marine park in Visayas and Mindanao and the largest oceanarium in the Philippines. Some of the things you can do at Cebu Ocean Park include a diving helmet swim, stingray interaction, a fish spa, watching the colorful fish in the aquariums, and taking a glass-bottom boat ride. You can also enjoy the view of Cebu City from the park’s pier. There are also several restaurants and cafes in the park where you can have a meal or grab a drink.

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28. Anjo World Theme Park

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Cebu Tourist Spots – Anjo World Theme Park (Image from Klook.com)

Anjo World Theme Park is a great place to visit with friends and family. It is Cebu’s first theme park, with more than 12 world-class rides and attractions for the Filipino family to enjoy.

The park’s top attractions include the Anjo Eye, Golden Carousel, Tower Drop, Viking, and the Boomerang. Thrill-seekers will enjoy these rides, while those looking for something more relaxing can enjoy the park’s many other attractions.

Anjo World Theme Park is also home to various restaurants and cafes, offering something for everyone. There are also some shops selling souvenirs and other items. The park is open daily from 12:00 nn to 8:00 pm and is located just a short drive from the city center.

Check out Anjo World and Snow World Ticket in Cebu here!

29. Taboan Public Market

Taboan Public Market

The busy and crowded market in Cebu City is the Taboan Public Market, which is known as Cebu’s ultimate pasalubong spot and local market. One of the reasons it is a must-see for tourists is its famous danggit (dried fish), dried squid, shredded squid, and other similar goods.

Many souvenir shops are located in the market, so you can pick up a few souvenirs to take home with you. Visit Taboan instead of shopping in malls because their items are often sold at cheaper costs, and if you’re good at bargaining, you may get great deals on your items.

30. NerisVille Selfie Corner

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Cebu Tourist Spots – NerisVille Selfie Corner (Image from official Facebook Page)

NerisVille Selfie Corner is fast becoming one of the most popular tourist destinations in Cebu. This recreational area, which opened to the public only in September 2018, offers several “Instagrammable locations” to help you create your ideal feed while taking in nature’s fresh air and magnificent scenery. It is open every day from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm. The entrance fee is only PHP50 per person.

If you’re looking for a fantastic vacation destination with plenty to see and do, add Cebu to your list! There’s something for everyone in this vibrant Philippine city with beautiful beaches, stunning natural landscapes, and a wealth of cultural attractions. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your trip today!

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