Cebu is one of the islands in the Philippines frequently visited by tourists. Those who are looking to spend their holidays in the Philippines should have Cebu at the top of their list. Cebu is the home of the world-famous Sinulog Festival. People visit here for its vibrant nightlife, amazing people, mouth-watering dishes and dazzling white-sand beaches.
The city of Cebu provides the most stunning beaches and views of how the land meets the sky. And while the city is frequented by travelers in the summer, it is always the best place to go at any time of the year. For those who really have a strong love for sparkling waters and white sands, here are some of the best Cebu beaches.
Mactan Island is home to the finest resorts in the Philippines. This is the best place to visit if you have the cash to splurge. Make your choice from the most luxurious resorts in Cebu. Plantation Bay boasts its picture-perfect lagoon and beaches. Shangri-la has a beachfront that will treat you like a royalty. You can have everything here and water and sprawling grounds are just on one island.
Sugar, Beach in Bantayan Island
Bantayan Island is home to the best beaches in the Philippines. It is the best place to go if you want to explore the best version of the north’s Boracay Island. And if you want to be in a long stretch of sugar-fine white sand with open cottages and nice people, Sugar Beach will never disappoint you. This beach is open to the public and provides some kind of rooms. But because there is no restaurant here, it is best to bring your own foods here. Head to the market to fill your basket and enjoy a picnic by the beach.
Bas Daku Beach in Moalboal
Moalboal houses the one-kilometer stretch of white sand in Bas Daku. This should be your destination if you want to get the most out of the sun and the water. The beach gives you access to a variety of foods offered by surrounding restaurants, both big and small. Moalboal is also famous for snorkeling and visitors can rent pump boats to get to the snorkeling areas.
Lambug Beach in Badian
This beach suits a traveler looking for the best backpacker experience. Lambug Beach’s crystal blue water, amazing sunset and white sand make it a perfect beach getaway. And the best thing is that this beach is free. You just need to bring your own tent and food and you can start making memories here.
Beaches in Malapascua Island
Malapascua is a famous diver’s paradise. It is a heap of sand and rock at the heart of the Visayan sea. This is where you can find some of the most-visited beaches in Cebu. The beautiful white shore is too inviting to just stay indoors. Every turn will expose you to diving resorts. It is common to see people in this island wearing their scuba suits. If diving with sharks and disconnecting with real life temporarily is what you call fun, then head to Malapascua Island.