Mactan Island is a populated island located some kilometers from Cebu Island in the Philippines. Although it is not considered amidst the topmost islands of the country, the amazing Mactan resorts have created a self-contained environment which when blended with the expansive beaches give the desired laid-back time to the travelers.
The island is the perfect island offering a modern comfortable living through its various resorts and is also the home to two of the most important historical sites in the country. These are the Magellan’s Marker and Lapu Lapu’s Shrine (also referred to as the Liberty Shrine). The quality of the accommodation, services, and facilities in these resorts is beyond what you can expect.
Resorts in Mactan for a perfect beach vacation
A list of luxurious to pocket-friendly resorts in Mactan that’ll make you feel like a royalty on your island vacation.
1. Abaca Boutique Resort
The resort has the lush green environment and is located among the trees near the north end od Mactan. It is known as the most romantic hotel in the area. The resort is small and cozy but doesn’t offer much of a beach. The resort, however, has access to clean water for swimming. The rooms have good carpet area and soothing decor. The restaurant offers local and international cuisine.
2. Shangri-la’s Mactan Resort & Spa
With 500 rooms the resort can host more guests than any other resort in the area. One of the finest Mactan resorts, it has huge gardens with golf holes making it ideal for a luxury holiday. There is a mini water park for the children and the guests can enjoy all the facilities within the resort including restaurant, pool etc. The rooms have all the modern amenities including TV, WiFi and much more. It is an ideal hotel for families.
3. Crimson Resort & Spa Mactan
One of the finest Mactan beach resorts, Crimson is a new establishment in the are built with modern style. The resort has one of the best beaches on the Mactan Cost. It has all the watersports equipment that you will need to enjoy the waters including catamarans and ocean kayaks. The resort also offers diving excursions. It has low rise buildings and villas spread all across the properties along with spacious gardens. The rooms have all the modern amenities that you will enjoy including TV, WiFi, housekeeping etc.
4. Plantation Bay Resort & Spa
Known for its replica of the natural world, the resort offers artificial beaches surrounded by a huge lake. The man-made beaches are often considered better than the nearby natural one by the guests residing in this resort. The 5-star facilities and activities in the resort will take your stress away. The resort hosts international wealthy guests from all across the world. The spacious rooms offer amenities like a TV, spacious bathroom, WiFi and much more.
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5. Lowaii Cebu Marine Beach Resort
If you are looking for affordable Mactan resorts that is secluded, small, away from the crowd but has all the facilities that can make your holiday memorable than Lowaii is the place for you. This hopelessly romantic hideaway has a small but beautiful beach. The on-site restaurant has amazing decor and offers a view of the ocean as well. The rooms have all the modern amenities that you will need to make your holiday special. It’s the best place for a laid-back romantic weekend with the love of your life.
6. Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort
The resort deserves all the praise for creating such an amazingly lush and beautiful environment on the edge of the Maribago town which is known for its chaos. The beach is in such contrast with the surroundings that you will feel if you have entered in the whole other world. Te low-rise accommodations and a lot of green space give you the soothing visuals that you have been looking for. It has two large pools with sections for children. The over-water restaurant has amazing decor and beach view. The spacious rooms have all the modern amenities including minibar, TV, WiFi etc.
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7. Movenpick Resort & Spa Cebu
Located on the north coast of Mactan this resort stands out because of its fine design and amazing beaches. It has over-water restaurant, lounge, bar, and spa. The rooms are spacious and have all the modern amenities to offer. You will enjoy the laid-back time in this resort while enjoying some local and international drinks and cuisine. It has offers world-class cuisine along with electric nightlife at the clubs and restaurant located on the property.
8. Jpark Island Resort and Waterpark Cebu
Known as the best resort for families, this resort has a lot to offer including a waterpark, splash pools, swimming pools and recreation room. The spacious rooms have modern amenities including TV, well-equipped bathroom, mini bar and much more. It offers local and international cuisine in the restaurant. With 520 villas and suites, 6 themed pools, and 10 dining outlets, you will surely have a good time here.
9. Alta Cebu Resort
Closest to the Cebu city, this resort is known for its superior service. It has rainforest-like gardens that are considered best in the area. The Polynesian style architecture and artwork give the resort a whole different look. It is the well-known location for weddings, honeymoons and for exploring local culture. The restaurant offers a lot of different cuisines that you will definitely enjoy including fresh seafood. The resort offers live entertainment as well. Get a feeling of a Filipino-village while staying at the resort.
10. Palmbeach Resort & Spa
The resort is located close to Myriad’s popular landmarks and attractions such as Mactan Island dive spots, Sutukil Seafood Market, Mactan Shrine and much more. The resort offers have WiFi access, 24-hour security, housekeeping, gift shop and much more. It has 52 rooms spread over four flows. Every room has modern amenities like TV, free welcome drinks, and slippers etc. There are a few recreation facilities in the resort which you can enjoy that includes an outdoor pool, dart board, private beach, and snorkeling etc.
Tariff: Rs.5500/- per night
Mactan Island is not known for its beaches but the resorts located in this area have developed their beaches in such a way that the guests can enjoy the sand and waters to the fullest. Mactan is gradually becoming a hot spot for beach lovers. Would you also like to explore gorgeous Southeast Asia on your next vacation? Let us help you a suitable foreign vacation for you.
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