Fall in love with the wondrous natural beauty of Mactan, Cebu, renowned as one of the best tropical family destinations in the Philippines. Get steeped in Pinoy culture by indulging in authentic gastronomic delights and enjoying the island's most scenic spots. Be regaled by heart-warming tales from the Cebuanos.
Island Hopping and Diving
Your Mactan escapade wouldn’t be complete without immersing yourselves in the sheer beauty of surrounding islands. Arrange for an epic island-hopping adventure to neighbouring Malapascua, Olanggo or Nalusuan with friends and family, and have the time of your lives basking in lush tropical greens, diving deep into cerulean blues and feeling the warmth of the coastal breeze.
With approximately 40,000 migratory birds, the Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary has the largest concentration of migratory birds in the Philippines and is the ideal location for birdwatching. There are 97 species of birds in Olango, 48 of which are migratory species, while the rest are resident birds of the island. It is considered the most important site in the country for the sightings of Asian Dowitcher and other threatened bird such as the Chinese Egret and Philippine Duck.
Bundle everyone into the car and make a day trip to this mountainside district. A day trip to Busay is well worth it with picturesque vistas of towering peaks looming before you. Inhale the crisp, fresh air and admire scenic views of Cebu City, or drop by popular tourist spots such as the Temple of Leah and Sirao Flower Gardens for a truly spectacular beach-to-mountain experience.