BEYOND CEBU CITY: 6 HOTELS UNDER PHP 3,600

Beyond Cebu City: 6 Hotels under Php 3,600


There’s more to Cebu than the Queen City of the South. Check out these hotels on TravelBook.ph.

By TravelBook
July 29, 2013

 

Travelers of all ages will find much to love in Cebu aside from Cebu City. If you’re ready to go beyond your comfort zone and leave the metro, venture into these lovely municipalities for a trip to remember: Moalboal, Bantayan, and Malapascua.

MOALBOAL


What to Do:
Thanks to its spectacular recreational diving spots and white beaches like Panagsama and White Beach, Moalboal is frequently visited by travelers. If you’re more interested in land adventures, you can enjoy breathtaking views at waterfalls, canyons, and caves around the area too. Kawasan Falls in Moalboal is a popular tourist attraction showcasing its icy cold falls and refreshing scenery. Try something new—freediving! Learn the art of diving with only one breath of air as you dive deeper and longer without the need of any equipment.

Where to Stay:
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HALE MANNA BEACH RESORT AND COASTAL GARDEN

Looking for a tranquil environment for your Moalboal sojourn? Check out Hale Manna. Famous for its dedication to an environmentally friendly lifestyle, this resort is the perfect place to relax your body, mind, and spirit. Guests at the resort can enjoy fun activities such as diving, kayaking, and get up-close to dolphins.

Rates Start at Php 3,125.00++
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TURTLE BAY DIVE RESORT

Are you excited to try exploring underwater? Turtle Bay Dive Resort is a great choice for divers since it’s near the beach. They’ve got a PADI-accredited dive center that offers daily dives and courses. If you love photography, you’re also free to take pictures underwater. They even provide camera wash tanks and outlets at the center.

Rates Start at Php 3,524.59++
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BANTAYAN

What to Do:
Turquoise waters and white sand beaches characterize Bantayan, a quiet island located off the northwest tip of Cebu’s mainland. A growing tourist destination, it’s the place to visit if you need a break from the din of the city. Bantayan is not only famous for its crystalline waters and white beaches but for its age-old churches. Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Church is one of the oldest structures in the island. It was built in 1863.

Where to Stay:

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NORDIC INN

For budget travelers visiting Bantayan, the Nordic Inn is the right place to make reservations. Enjoy the rustic and comfy ambiance of the island while still being connected to the online world through hotel’s WiFi access. Worry less about getting to and from the port as Nordic Inn can arrange transfers for you and your family.

Rates Start at Php 625.00++
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SUNDAY FLOWER BEACH HOTEL AND RESORT

For those who don’t mind spending a little more cash, the Sunday Flower Beach Hotel and Resort is a great option. The rates are still affordable at Php 1,517.85++, and you get value for money with their service. The resort is  only 50 meters from the beach, making it easy to have a quick swim before traveling around the island. Meanwhile, restaurants, shops, and cafes are located only 15 minutes away.

Rates Start at Php 1,517.85++
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MALAPASCUA

What to Do:
Aside from white sand beaches and coral gardens, the charming island of Malapascua is also famous for its dive sites. In particular, it is known for its number one dive site, Monad Shoal, the only place in the world where thresher sharks can be seen frequently before sunset.

Where to Stay:
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BLUE CORALS BEACH RESORT

Blue Corals Beach Resort is a great resort for divers looking for adventure in Malapascua. Only a 3-minute walk from Thresher Shark Dive Shops, the resort is a good jump-off point if you’re planning to go shark watching. You can also enjoy the island’s underwater attractions if you snorkel at places near the resort.

Rates Start at Php 1,339.28++
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MOONLIGHT RESORT

Surrounded by tall coconut trees, the Moonlight Resort is the only resort at the Malapascua Island with fresh water shower. Be steps away from adventurous activities such as snorkeling, swimming, and diving.

Rates Start at Php 1,785.81++
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