From stunning beaches to vibrant cities, the Queen City of the South indeed has plenty to be proud of. Traveling there will certainly be your money’s worth whether you choose to stay for a short period of time or not. But, of course, we recommend that you stay for more than 2 days to enjoy the best of what Cebu has to offer.
For however long your stay will be though, we hope this list of best attractions will be able to help you choose which ones that would perfectly fit your vacation. Even keep this in mind as a travel bucket list until you’ve visited them all.
Sirao Flower Garden - Commonly called, “The Little Amsterdam” of Cebu, this natural tourist spot will give you a feel of what the Netherlands has to offer. Visit this colorful field of flowers in Busay and have a beautiful and relaxing moment with Mother Nature.
Photo from Traveling Light
10,000 Roses Café & More - Speaking of flower fields, here’s something more unique. The 10,000 Roses Café in Cordova is a restaurant café that is surrounded by 10,000 LED-powered roses. If you’re looking for something romantic that’s Instagram-worthy, try visiting this place just before the sunsets.
Photo by Mactan Insider
Osmeña Peak - Standing at 1,013 meters above sea level, Osmeña Peak is the highest point on the entire island. Both seasoned and new hikers are more than welcome to trek and camp here. Should you consider climbing it, don’t forget to take amazing photos on its famous peak.
Photo from Greta’s Travels
Kawasan Falls - If you did end up climbing Osmeña Peak, you might want to consider visiting Kawasan Falls right after. This majestic body of water is among Cebu’s must-visit tourist spots with its clear turquoise water from mountain springs of Mantalongon mountain range. You can even do canyoneering if you still have the energy.
Photo from Christine Abroad
Pescador Island - Just a few kilometers off the coast of Moalboal in the south of Cebu, you’ll find the best diving spot in Cebu, the Pescador Island. Make sure to bring an underwater camera when you visit this place as it is filled with corals and thriving marine life. You can even find yourself swimming amongst millions of sardines which is fast becoming a tourist attraction called the Sardine Run.
Photo from Wikipedia
Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño - Hailed by The See of Rome as the “Mother and Head of all Churches in the Philippines”, Basilica de Sto. Niño is known not just for it’s history but for’s its architectural beauty. Hundreds of tourists and devotees visit this religious place every year.
Photo by Bride Worthy
Magellan’s Cross - Not far from where Basilica del Sto. Niño is the most famous tourist attraction in Cebu, the Magellan’s Cross. This historical landmark marks where Magellan placed his cross as a sign of Christianity for when he first set foot in the Philippines.
Photo from Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño
Colon Street - If you want to walk down history lane, Colon Street is the perfect place to visit. Known as the oldest street in the entire country, Colon is named after the famous explorer, Christopher Columbus, whose real name is Cristobal Colon. It still stands as quite a busy hub with shopping malls, shops, bars, and more.
Photo from Bitlanders
Cebu Taoist Temple - Separating from the Spanish Colonial influence, Cebu Taoist Temple is a great representation of another culture in Cebu - its Chinese heritage. Even if you don’t practice Taoism, it’s still a great place to visit for its architectural beauty and the magnificent view it has of the city.
Photo from Y101fm
Bantayan Island - Bantayan Island is a world-class beauty. It’s the perfect place for some nice relaxing time away from the busy city.
Photo from Sugbo PH
Camotes Island - Want to go on an island adventure? Camotes Island will be the perfect place to choose. Aside from its beautiful stretches of beaches, this remote island in the northern part of Cebu has caves, islets, treks, and more that you can explore.
Photo from Shopback
Oslob Whale Shark - Oslob has been placed on the map because of its whale sharks. What started out as local fishermen feeding these gentle giants has become quite an attraction for tourists. If you’re feeling quite adventurous, stop by Oslob to swim with them.
Photo from Underwater Journal
Planning to visit this great city soon? Consider staying in any of RedDoorz hotels within Cebu Island. Our hotels within the province are located near most attractions including these places on this list, making your trip easier and better. Plus, with our HygienePass certification, you can rest assure that you and your family are safe during this time.
For the most comfortable stays at budget-friendly prices, choose RedDoorz. Book your stay by visiting our website and downloading our mobile application now!