A C T I V I T I E S

-beach and swimming pool
-outdoor jacuzzi
-relaxing massage
-kiddie pool and slide
-beach volleyball
-aquasports: canoeing, kayaki, jetski, parasailing, aquabike, banana boat and more -snorkeling & diving
-Seawalker-the first and only in the Philippines
-tennis
-billiards

Other Activities
(Please coordinate with our sales or front office staff to book a city tour and/or see the sites below)
Fort San Pedro


A place thatís certainly rich in history, its first stones were laid in 1565, when great Spanish conquistador Miguel Lopez de Legazpi arrived aboard his flagship San Pedro. However, construction was only completed 173 years later, in 1738. Originally intended to keep moro raiders at bay, the fort has meant different things to different people at different times: a base camp of Filipino revolutionaries during the Spanish era, a defense Barracks of the US Army, a Japanese concentration camp, a zoo and now a small park. The statues of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi and Magellanís chronicler Juan Antonio Pigafetta stand guard on either side of the fort like sentinels frozen in time.

Basilica Minore Del Santo Nino

Dating back from 1740, the church houses the image of the Holy Child thought to have been left by Magellan in 1521 and recovered by Fray Andres de Urdaneta (of the Legazpi expedition) more than four decades later. Around the church you can find small shops selling rosaries, estampitas and other religious memorabilia. Fridays are busiest although the Basilica is closed daily from 12 noon to 2 pm. This historic must-see is directly under the auspices of the National Museum.

 
Casa Gorordo Museum and Art Gallery


For insights on Cebuís rich cultural heritage, you can visit the Casa Gorordo Museum . It was built in the 1860s as a private residence by the Bishop Gorordoís merchant-class family. A fine example of late-Spanish era architecture and native building techniques, the houseí lower part boasts of Mactan coral stonewalls cemented using tree sap. On the other hand, the upper story living quarters consist of pure Philippine Hardwood (tugus) held together with wooden pegs instead of nails in typical hispanic fashion. There are several vintage spanish-era items on display from gorgeous wooden kitchenware, antique photos to a collection of hand cannonsused for launching fireworks. A small fee is paid upon entering the museum/art gallery.

Magellan's Cross

A symbol of Spainís globe-spanning mission to spread theCatholic faith, Magellanís huge wooden cross housed in a rotunda (built in 1841) across from Cebu City Hall is another must-see in your Cebu itinerary. The crucifix there is believed to contain remnants of the original cross Magellan planted in celebration of the first Philippine Catholic mass 480 years ago. Inside, a painting adorns the ceiling of the rotunda and depicts Magellan and company erecting the cross on the shores of Cebu.

...and many more. pls approach our front office staff to book these activities
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