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Cebu Island is a long narrow island stretching 225 kilometers (140 miles) from north to south, surrounded by 167 neighboring smaller islands, that includes Mactan Island, Bantayan, Malapascua, Olango and the Camotes Islands. Of the hundreds of small islands some are uninhabited which make them popular with tourists.

Cebu is known for its narrow coastlines, limestone plateaus, and coastal plains, all characteristics of a tropical island. Cebu also has predominant rolling hills, and rugged mountain ranges traversing the northern, and southern lengths of the island. Cebu's steep mountains reach over 1,000 meters. Flat tracts of land can be found in the city of Bogo and in the towns of San Remigio, Medellin, and Daanbantayan at the northern region of the province.

Cebu City is a highly urbanized metropolitan extent with all of the conveniences you in a modernistic metropolis. From first class hotels to budget pension houses, high-end dining to cheap eats, shopping malls with international brands to inexpensive local markets, entertainment, nightlife, it's all here combined with a laid-back, relaxed, and friendly atmosphere.

According to Yahoo! Travel just announced The World’s Most Popular Beaches of 2007, Topping the list is our very own Boracay Island in Aklan Province and on the number three (3) spot is Cebu also in the island of Visayas. Heres the complete list of Yahoo! Travel Most Popular Beaches of 2007:

1. Boracay Island, Philippines
2. Nassau, The Bahamas
3. Cebu, Philippines
4. Phan Thiet, Vietnam
5. Montego Bay, Jamaica
6. Phuket, Thailand
7. Cozumel, Mexico
8. San Diego, California
9. Honolulu, Hawaii
10. San Juan, Puerto Rico

Cebu Famous Beaches and Islands

Mactan Island (across Mandaue City).
A coral island and famous scuba diving site, where beach resorts of international standards are located. Also the site of the Export Processing Zone, with 102 companies in operation, employing 37,118 people. Land area – 150 ha.

Malapascua Island
(across the northernmost tip of Cebu).
The island is 3 km. long and 1 km. wide, with a population of about 3,000. It has white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. The west coast is ideal for swimming and snorkeling but one should be careful because of unpredictable weather. A walk or tour on the whole island can be done within half a day.

Camotes Island (north of Cebu, across Danao City).
The island is composed of 4 towns: Poro, San Francisco, Tudela, and Pilar. To cross the island, one has to go to Danao City, an hour away from Cebu City, or take a fastferry. There are two boats which travel to and from the island and Danao City everyday. One fastcraft travels from Cebu City.

Badian Island
97 km. southwest of Cebu City. Famous for beautiful corals, reefs, and white sandy beaches, making it an excellent diving spot.

89 km. southwest of Cebu City. Offers white sandy beaches and rich marine life for scuba diving. Notable as an excellent diving area is the water around Pescador Island.

Cebu is one of the most developed provinces in the Philippines, and the main center of commerce, trade, education, and industry in the central, and southern parts of the islands. It has five-star hotels, casinos, white sand beaches, world-class golf courses, convention centers, and shopping malls. bomber jacket women


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Cebu Recommended Hotels
Shangri-La Mactan Hotel
Waterfront Cebu City Hotel
Waterfront Airport Hotel Mactan
Crown Regency Hotel & Towers
Marco Polo Plaza
Cebu Midtown Hotel
Marriott Hotel Cebu

Cebu Recommended Resorts
Plantation Bay Resort & Spa
Cebu White Sands Resort
Cebu Beach Club
Badian Island Resort & Spa
Maribago Bluewater Resort
Pulchra Beach Resort
Alegre Beach Resort

Cebu Resorts & Hotels
Cebu City area hotels
Ayala Center Cebu area hotels
Mactan area hotels
Malapascua Island area hotels
Lahug area hotels
Banilad area hotels
Lapu-Lapu area hotels
Cordova area hotels
Oslob area hotels
Bantayan area hotels
Badian Island area hotels
Maribago beach area hotels
Moalboal beach area hotels
Mandaue City area hotels
San Remigio hotels
Dalaguete area hotels
Ginatilan area hotels

Cebu Famous Landmarks
Basilica Minore del Santo Niño
Cebu International Convention Center
Cebu Provincial Capitol
Fort San Pedro
Lapu Lapu Shrine
Magellan's Cross
Magellan Shrine
Marcelo Fernan Bridge
Taoist Temple

Cebu Travel Activity & Leisure
Cebu Festivals
Olango Wildlife Sanctuary
Cebu Golf Courses
Man-Made Attractions
Religious Attractions
Natural Attractions
Historical Attractions
Cultural Attractions

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