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Destination

Cebu Holidays

Queen of the southern Philippines

In the heart of the Philippine archipelago, we love the distinct warmth of the Cebuano people. Known for their hospitality, friendliness and deep sense of patriotism, you'll be hard pressed to find better hosts! With its rich history and multifacted culture, Cebu offers a glimpse of the country's past, from popular heritage sites such as the Lapulapu Memorial, to preserved historic relics such as Magellan's Cross. In addition beautiful beaches, pristine waters and rich marine life provide a wonderful environment in which to relax and enjoy this wonderful part of the Philippines.

Destination Highlights
  • Historic Sights
  • Mactan Island
  • Island hopping tours
Essential Information
  • Flight Time Indirect flights are available from UK airports via Manila, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Top Tips from our Experts

Steph

Destination Specialist

The islands just off Cebu have some excellent diving and snorkelling, make sure you book an island hopping day trip to explore the beautiful underwater world.

Types of Cebu holidays

Frequently Asked Questions

Cebu has some of the best diving in the Philippines, playing home to steep coral walls, angelfish, lionfish, manta rays and sometimes, whale sharks. Mactan Island and Cebu City are easily accessible diving spots while Pescador Island, off the west coast, is another favourite. The best time to dive in Cebu is November to May.

Our favourite hotels

Our favourite places to stay are below. We know everyone is different, so if you can’t see something you like, we'd be more than happy to help.

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Shangri-La's Mactan Resort & Spa

Cebu

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Shangri-La's Mactan Resort & Spa

Crimson Resort & Spa

Cebu

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Average: 4.5 (1 vote)
Crimson Resort & Spa

Movenpick Hotel Mactan Island

Cebu

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Movenpick Hotel Mactan Island

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