Mactan Island is known for its dense marine life which can be seen when snorkeling and scuba diving. The Mactan-Cebu International Airport on the island is the country’s second busiest airport. So you know already a lot of people go here for the same reasons you are going too. [Check out our list of top tourist spots in Cebu]
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5 Top Resorts in Mactan, Cebu
Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa
People who stay at Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa often end up going back or recommending it to others for its great overall hotel experience. That means the hotel has everything you need and want. This includes multilingual staff for international customers, a steam room for those done with their gym, a mini-golf course, and many more.
Along Punta Engano Road, the resort offers snorkeling activities and rental for watersport equipment. These activites aim to make the most out of your stay. And after all that, they will provide free transportation service to the airport.
Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort
With 5 restaurants and 3 bars to choose from, each day at the Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort in Buyong will be a different one. Try their Amama Spa if you are looking for newer types of massage and therapies.
When it is nighttime, hang out by the dimly lighted pool with a cocktail in your hand. The next day, sunbathe at their private beach.
Noted as one of the top resorts in Mactan, Cebu, the Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort is just 16 km from the city proper. It is indeed far enough to be exclusive but near enough to be accessible.
Plantation Bay Resort and Spa
With a late 18th-century plantation-style decor, the Plantation Bay Resort and Spa offers one of the best customer services. Their website and staff explain thoroughly what kind of room is best for you or what are the included activities in a promo.
The resort is also designed to have multiple amenities and activities so you can do more than going to the beach or pool then going back to your room. You can avail of their beginner diving lessons or their PADI rescue diving course.
They also have malls and booths inside the resort which you can buy souvenirs from.
Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel
Good food should always be a staple in every vacation. At Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel, you get everything you need in a hotel such as 24/7 security and room service or multiple pools.
However, what highlights the staying experience here is their 3 gourmet restaurants: La Marina, Brisa, and Luna. The restaurants offer local and international cuisines, Pan-Asian dishes, and Spanish tapas and cocktails respectively.
Crimson Resort and Spa
For larger events such as weddings and family reunions, Crimson Resort and Spa can accommodate your event in their function halls. The resort also can handle larger crowds with their 250 guest rooms and 40 pool villas.
They also have a marine reserve which was initiated by the resort in 2013. It is a 2-hectare reserve that is habituated by 77 fish species, 98 tridacnas, and systems of healthy coral reefs. As one of the top resorts in Mactan, Cebu, spending your weekend in this resort will definitely give you the vacation you deserve!