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Cebu Island Wellness Guide

A guide to help you find the best hotels & places in Cebu Island for Wellness travellers


1 Cebu Island Hotels
for Wellness travellers


1 Cebu Island Hotels for Wellness travellers

Cebu Island - an underwater paradise!

Cebu is a Philippine province consisting of a Cebu island and 167 surrounding islands and islets, situated to the east of Negros, and to the west of Leyte and Bohol islands. Cebu Island has the second largest city in the Philippines after Manila while its international airport and port are the gateways to the stunning archipelago of the Philippines.

It is particularly popular for featuring some of the Philippines’ best marine sanctuaries and pristine beaches, as thus, Cebu Island is an ideal destination for beach and adventurous holidays!  While it is also popular for having some of the best diving sites in the Philippines, hence snorkelling and diving could not but be the most popular activities to do in Cebu Island.

Moreover, since the Philippines are known for experiencing a tropical climate, you may visit Cebu all year round, however, the most popular time to visit the Philippine Islands and cities is during the dry season, between November and May

In this Cebu Wellness Guide, you will find the best wellness resorts and spa hotels in Cebu and exciting activities to explore the island and its surroundings.

Beach Resorts and Spa Hotels in Cebu for Wellness Travelers

Being a popular destination for beach holidays, staying in an oceanfront hotel in Cebu is essential. Boutique hotels by the beach and luxury resorts with advanced wellness facilities and excellent dining options are scattered along the island’s coastlines and await to host your dream holidays in Cebu! 

While in the nearby island of Mactan, you will find some of the best luxury resorts and spas in the Philippines. Mactan is located just a few kilometres away from Cebu City while it is conveniently connected by Mactan Channel which is crossed by two bridges.

In Mactan, you will find the grand luxury resort and spa of Shangri-La's Mactan Resort and Spa popular for its Marine Sanctuary which spans six hectares from the resort’s beachfront and teems with over 160 species of fish, clams, and corals. Read more about Shangri-La's Mactan Resort and Spa and discover why it is the best beach resort and spa to stay in Mactan, Cebu!

The best activities to do in Cebu

Being the center of the exotic Visayan Islands, Cebu Island boasts some of the most tropical beaches, waterfalls, and diving sites in the Philippines.

The outdoor activities in Cebu are literally endless ranging from hiking to Osmena peak, canoeing, exploring hidden waterfalls to insect night tours!

However, the most popular activities to do in Cebu Island is diving and snorkelling due to its amazing and colourfully coral gardens, while Shark Diving is also a favourite one! As thus, adventurous seekers should not miss to join a guided diving tour and feel allured to see thousands of colourful fish, turtles and even whale sharks!

Especially the coastal resort of Moalboal is among the best areas in Cebu Island to immerse in diverse activities including diving, swimming, and sunbathing. It is especially popular for its diving centres offering excellent recreational and safe diving activities to tourists. The reefs of Moalboal are home to a rich and diverse marine life and unique fish species offering a unique lifetime experience. 

If you are thinking of Diving for the first time keep in mind that Cebu Dive Centre provides you with everything you need to know about Scuba Diving as well as with diving equipment and techniques that will make you able to explore the underwater environment safely.

Another must-visit natural attraction in Cebu are Kawasan Falls, located just 17km south of Moalboal, where you will be able to enjoy swimming in three exotic waterfalls. For more unique places check below!

Places & Things to do
for Wellness travellers


Lantaw Restaurant

traditional recipes , local cuisine


White Beach Moalboal

swimming , sunset view , kids entertainment


Travel Info Card

How to get there

  • By ferry
  • By air

Move around

  • Buses
  • Taxi

Ideal for

  • Beach holidays
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Hiking
  • Exotic holidays
  • Theme park holidays
  • Local gastronomy
  • Street food
  • Wellness & spa
  • Art & culture
  • Island hopping
  • Snorkelling & scuba diving
  • Water sports
  • Relaxation in nature

Destination Type

  • Island

Average weather

  • September
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  • November
  • December
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  • May
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  • June
  • August
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 What can I find in this Wellness Travel Guide ?

Our Travel by Interest Experts have created this dedicated wellness travel guide, to help you easily plan your next spa holidays and discover all the places you want to see and all the things you want to do. You can find here the top spa, outdoor activities, hot springs, as well as spa Hotels and Resorts to stay!

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