- 15. Tulang Diot, Camotes Island
- 14. Matutinao Beach, Badian
- 13. Logon Beach, Malapascua Island
- 12. Bakhaw Beach, Camotes Island
- 11. Bounty Beach, Malapascua Island
- 10. Langub Beach, Malapascua Island
- 9. Sta. Fe Beach, Bantayan Island
- 8. Basdaku Beach, Moalboal
- 7. Santiago Bay, Camotes Island
- 6. Paradise Beach, Bantayan Island
- 5. Virgin Island, Bantayan Island
- 4. White Beach, Moalboal
- 3. Panagsama Beach, Moalboal
- 2. Lambug Beach, Badian
- 1. Pescador Island, Moalboal
- Visit These Beautiful Beaches in Cebu
Explore the pristine beaches of Cebu's islands, one of the best gateway destinations to the Philippines. Where are the most beautiful beaches there that you should travel to? We listed them down for you in this article for your next escapade.
One of the top Visayas tourist spots and destinations in the Philippines that has some of the most beautiful beaches is Cebu. Apart from its delicious food and colorful Sinulog Festival, fine, white sand and clear, blue waters are often what you'll hear about the province after all.
- Find tours and activities in Cebu you can add to your travel itinerary.
Its accessibility from Manila and other cities and destinations, by boat or via its international airport, increases Cebu’s appeal. Moreover, while they are a variety of tours you can experience in the province, most attractions in Cebu highlights beach-hopping and water sports.
Cebu also has no shortage of amazing beachfront resorts which are some of the best 5-star hotels in the Philippines. If you're interested in traveling around this part of the country, here are the top beaches in Cebu.
- Check out our guide for first-timers in Cebu
- Looking for accommodations in Cebu? See our list of hotels in Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, Cordova, and Talisay
- Find the best Cebu restaurants including Cebu halal food joints
15. Tulang Diot, Camotes Island
Tulang Diot island in Camotes fits the description of 'getaway destination.' Its white shores and cerulean waters make the effort to reach it worth it. Wade in the waters to cool off, laze on its soft sand and forget your worries.
- Check out these other getaway destinations you can visit from Cebu
This beach may not be as beautiful as Lambug, but is still a nice place to visit while in Badian. It has a cream-colored and tree-lined shore.
Located in Malapascua Island, Logon Beach is highly recommended for travelers wanting to relax on a beach with a chill atmosphere that will make one forget about the daily grind. Try spending a night near or in Logon to catch its glorious sunrise.
Bakhaw Beach in Camotes Island has a beautiful, white sand shore and turquoise waters. Take a dip to douse the heat of summer or afternoon, or just beach bum and get a tan. Read your favorite book with a cold drink on hand for a relaxing day.
11. Bounty Beach, Malapascua Island
Bounty Beach in Malapascua Island lives up to the hype, with its whitish shore and azure waters. There are hammocks tied to some of the trees, these are places where you can rest and ignore the busyness taking place around you.
- Check out other must-visit tourist spots in Cebu other than Malapascua Island
- Read our guide on diving in Malapascua
It is the center of the many activities you can do on the island. There are rental shops for the gear you might need, and restaurants and resorts for different budgets line the shore or near it.
You can arrange a trip to see thresher sharks and other tourist spots in Malapascua Island from here.
This public beach has white sand and turquoise waters, perfect for a relaxing few hours after canyoneering in nearby Kawasan Falls. The rustic ambiance will make you forget your worries even just for a while. While on a bus bound for Badian, tell the conductor you'd like to alight at Lambug Beach.
9. Sta. Fe Beach, Bantayan Island
This beach in Bantayan Island is a must-visit. The long stretch of white and light blue waters as far as your eyes could see, making for a relaxing day out. Get a tan, wade in the waters and enjoy similar activities.
This beach in Moalboal provides a variety of activities for all ages such as swimming, snorkeling, beach volleyball, frisbee and diving. You can rent a cottage and have a picnic with family or friends here.
7. Santiago Bay, Camotes Island
Spend hours getting a tan, swimming, snorkeling, camping, island hopping in the Philippines, and other related activities. If you're looking for a beach resort in Cebu, spend at least a night here to fully enjoy your stay.
6. Paradise Beach, Bantayan Island
This beach has earned its moniker with its turquoise waters, rustic appeal and fine, white sand shore. Located in Bantayan Island, you can laze on the beach, swim in the waters or spend hours just relaxing after a couple of days full of activities.
Depending on the day and season of your visit, as well as the activities in Bantayan Island you’ll be trying, you and your group might be lucky and be the only travelers on the beach.
5. Virgin Island, Bantayan Island
This destination in Bantayan Island takes around half an hour by boat to reach from Bantayan. It fits the description of 'paradise' with its bone, white sand, and waters in the various shades of blue. This is the place to forget stress and work and just relax.
You can visit this beach as part of a Bantayan Island tour.
4. White Beach, Moalboal
This destination rose to fame because of what you see beneath its waters such as the sardine run, colorful corals and diverse marine life. Spend a day here after a couple of days full of experiences. Doing so allows you to replenish energy to explore more of Moalboal’s tourist attractions.
3. Panagsama Beach, Moalboal
- Check out our article on the top diving spots in Cebu
But it still has a few small spots of beach left where people can relax and enjoy the clear blue waters. The whole stretch now houses many dive shops, training centers and boats that are ready for scuba diving. It’s also a popular tourist spot included in most tours in Moalboal.
2. Lambug Beach, Badian
This public beach has white sand and turquoise waters, perfect for a relaxing few hours after canyoneering in nearby Kawasan Falls. The rustic ambiance will make you forget your worries even just for a while.
1. Pescador Island, Moalboal
This island is beautiful above and below its azure waters. Laze on the beach to rest after a day of snorkeling and diving. Discover its underwater wonders such as corals and different fish species when you try some activities in Pescador Island.
Visit These Beautiful Beaches in Cebu
Now that you’re well-equipped with the knowledge of some of the activities to do in Cebu that involve beautiful beaches, it’s time for you to choose from these beaches with idyllic ambiance, azure waters, vibrant marine life, and white sand beaches. Fair enough, you might want to stay longer the moment you step onto these destinations.
Start planning your trip to Cebu now! Look for different Cebu tours and activities that you can add to your itinerary and the best Cebu hotels and resorts for a complete and hassle-free travel experience.
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