Discover Cebu’s historical and natural attractions. See the stunning Temple of Leah and the majestic Simala Shrine, experience Badian canyoneering, jump from the famous Kawasan Falls, and experience the sardine run in Moalboal.
November to May are dry months. If you would like to witness one of the biggest festivals in the country, visit in January and be part of the Sinulog Festival, which happens on the third Sunday of January.
How much time should I spend in Cebu?
If you’re staying in just 1-2 areas in Cebu, 2-3 days is enough. However, if you have more time, do stay for a week or two to explore the whole province.
Where can I go for day trips from Cebu?
Despite the many islands that comprise the whole province of Cebu, it is still possible to visit the most famous spots for just a day or two if you only have limited time. For instance, you can take a tour of Moalboal and Pescador Island and just go and see its many diving and snorkeling spots. For more snorkeling and diving adventures, choose Lapu-Lapu City on Mactan Island and hop your way through Hilutungan and Nalusuan Island, where there are sanctuaries for marine life to see.
What other destinations are near Cebu?
Provinces around the islands of Cebu are Bacolod and Dumaguete in Negros, Bohol, Leyte, Masbate, and Siquijor.
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