Cebu, Philippines is the 2009 fourth best island destination in Asia based on Condé Nast Traveler Magazine. A consistent inclusion in their best Asian island destinations, Cebu offers a little bit of everything from adventure activities, azure beach waters to shopping destinations. This island is
home to countless world-class resorts and hotels, numerous pristine beaches and diving sites and a very vibrant and bustling economy that rivals the capital of the Philippines, Manila City. It is definitely a much-sought after international destination.
Cebu is surrounded by some of the smaller island of the Visayan Region. Of which has its own unique natural attraction that draws attention to travelers and the like. Those are Bantayan, Malapascua, Mactan, Olango, Sumilon and the Camotes Island to name a few.
The “Queen City of the South” does not only offer natural attractions but it is also well- known for its historical background. Some of the oldest infrastructures and churches can be found here, setting an aged ambience inside a busy city.
Cebu, way back 13th-16th century, was already a center of commercialism and trading from the neighboring countries, Malaysia and Indonesia. When the Spanish came, they made friends with early locals and spread the Christianity thus the first two Filipino were baptized in this island.
Cebu is a 225 kilometer long narrow island located to the east of Negros and to the west of Leyte and Bohol Islands. It is the drop-off point to the surrounding 167 smaller islands perfect for island hopping adventure.
Cebu’s climate is subtropical, with temperature and rainfall evenly distributed throughout the year, still the best time to go there is from November to May.
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