4 Reasons Why You Should Spend Your Honeymoon in Cebu
Let’s get one thing straight: If the bride to be spent months and months and months in planning the wedding, because let’s face it she’s been dreaming and fantasizing her wedding since she was a child, to have her perfect wedding. The groom’s main target, aside from that “I do” from her bride to be of course, is the honeymoon. Let’s just say, he is very much looking forward to it if you know what I mean.
Unlike before, honeymoon usually takes place in a sweet & romantic hotel for a night. Now, honeymoon is more like an experience and usually lasts for 2-3 days. It’s some sort of their first vacation as a newlywed. It’ll be a memory they will sure remember for the rest of their lives.
So, let me give you 4 compelling reasons why you should spend your honeymoon in the Queen City of the South: Cebu.
If you’re a foreign tourist then it is no surprise to you that the cost of living here in the Philippines is significantly lower ( assuming that you came from a first world country ) than your country. But what might surprise is you that a luxury resort in Cebu will just cost you around $50-$80 only. That is a very budget friendly for an out of the country honeymoon just like yours, because that is already a luxury resort packed with private pool, private villa, high end interiors and furniture, Jacuzzi, sauna, wellness & spa and the best part is it is near the airport. Speaking of airport, fares to Philippines is relatively cheaper than other countries in the South East Asia.
If you’re a local tourist, that exclusive resort and villa is still relatively cheaper than others and you will have your own privacy. But other resorts & villa are available with budget friendly nice that is suitable for your Honeymoon trip. Plus, there are tons of “piso fare” available from different airlines. You just need to be patient and wait for the next promo.
Aside from the air fare and accommodations, local fares for transportation or even renting a private car to go around the City is very cheap. It will just cost you less than $60 for a nice private car to use.
The food? Delicious and cheap. Tons of local delicacies are available in different restaurants, may it be a fine dining or a small restaurant. Go and try Cebu’s every famous ‘Cebu Lechon’.
Diverse, Rich, and friendly Culture
Not only you will have to spend a lovely week as a newlywed but you would also learn the Rich Culture and History of Cebu. A sightseeing with different tourist spot in Cebu will make your Honeymoon week a week to remember.
Just some information about Cebu:
- Cebu is the home of the very first Filipino Hero, Lapu-Lapu
- Cebu is the oldest city in the country.
- Cebu’s religious culture is diverse. It is home of Christians, Muslims, Taoists,
- Buddhists and many more
- Tons of historical religious church, temple, mosque and many more.
Lovely and Stunning Beaches
Like what I said, Honeymoons right now are not just about spending the night together but about the experience you will have as a newlywed. This experience will further develop your relationship, and will surely build your bonding as a new partner.
Cebu offers outstanding and stunning beaches all over the region. Pieces of Nature that is waiting to be discovered and pleasured. Unlike other famous beach destination like Boracay, Cebu is not yet that famous that is why newlyweds like you can easily have a semi-private moment with your loved ones and enjoy this lovely paradise.
These are the following beaches that are considered to be the go-to ones:
Bounty Beach – famous for thresher shark dives
Paradise Beach – located in an secluded area that is why being private here is guaranteed
Sumilon Island – famous for their sandbanks and is also near to Oslob ( swim with whale sharks )
Santiagio Bay – crystal clear beach that has a glamour look
Bakhaw Beach – a less crowded beach to chill out and get intimate with your loved one
Tingko Beach – a very popular place for the locals for this is affordable and accessible easily
Aside from the aforementioned beaches, Cebu tons of stunning beaches that is yet to be discovered.
Once in a lifetime Activities
Your Honeymoon may not be a once in a lifetime activity, there will be next honeymoons for sure, but you should make your “experience” be one. You should start your marriage years as a strong couple that is able to survive any problems or struggles in life. What better way to do that other than facing this heart-pumping adrenaline rush activities in Cebu? Surviving it together with your love one, supporting each other and having each other backs in these activities will surely elevate your relationship into the next level.
A swim with the whale sharks is an activity that an adrenaline seeker traveler will not pass on. This is just both a surreal and scary activity, exactly what they are looking for.
Canyoneering an exciting, fun and tiring adventure in the south. It is where you will be engaging in such activities as rappelling, rafting, and waterfall jumping. Most often than not, you will jump in Kawasan Falls.
Millions of people are coming in Cebu to witness the biggest festival celebration in the country, The Sinulog Festival. It is where they honour of the miraculous image of Sto. Nino.
The thing is, whatever you plan with your Honeymoon or wherever you plan it – it should always be about “experience”. It should be something you will remember in the rest of your lives, something that will always make you smile every time a problem comes by. Cebu will exactly do that for you, it’s budget friendly, packed with experiences and most important of all – romantic. This is why you should spend your honeymoon in Cebu, the Queen City of the South.