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Top Choice Lounge in Mactan Island

Ibiza Beach Club

Jutting into the ocean, this is the sleekest beach club in the Visayas, with cool white seating, decking and sail-like canopies drawing Cebu's bright young things. Resident DJs spin electronic sounds and there are h…
Top Choice International in Mactan Island

Abacá Restaurant

The in-house restaurant at this exclusive hotel features California- and Mediterranean-inspired dishes, with oven-roasted meats and fine seafood. Starters include great salt-and-pepper calamari (P475) and the main-c…
Historic Site in Mactan Island

Mactan Shrine

Mactan is the improbable site of one of the defining moments in the Philippines' history. It was here on 27 April 1521 that Ferdinand Magellan was fatally wounded at the hands of Chief Lapu-Lapu. The event is commem…
Seafood in Mactan Island

Maribago Grill & Restaurant

Individual nipa-hut tables set among lush fairy-lit gardens attract a mix of locals and tourists to this dining oasis. Seafood choices include meaty garlic crabs and chowder while meatheads will love the sisig (sizz…
Seafood in Mactan Island

Inday Pina's Sutukil

The best of the rustic seafood restaurants hidden behind the market area near the entrance to Mactan Shrine. Pick up your seafood and hand it to the chef: squid, grouper, lobster and crab are available daily at mark…