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The best of Cebu
A mere a two-hour flight from Hong Kong, the former capital of the Philippines is well worth exploring, especially after cosulting this list of best things to do in Cebu. Fin a plethora of fun activities to partake in once you arrive. The difficult part? To choose between them. In Cebu City there are a bevy of bars and restaurants to suit all budgets, while in Lapu-Lapu you’ll find a wealth of history to uncover—but don't forget about the glorious beaches surrounding the island. Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.
The world is filled with beautiful beaches. From the Seychelles to Sydney, planet Earth is not bereft of sandy stretches to sloth out on. But the islands of Cebu and Bohol have more than just white sands and turquoise water (though there is plenty of that). Traipsing up and down these islands in the Philippines Central Visayas region, you’ll encounter wild, verdant forests; buzzing night markets filled with traditional dishes; cascading waterfalls and sweetly named geographical anomalies unlike anything else in the world. Really hankering after a beach? Here are our pick of the best beaches in the world right now.