Best Places for Backpackers in Cebu, Philippines.

Enjoy backpacking around Cebu, Philippines without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Cebu, Philippines.

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Top 48 hostels in Cebu, Philippines.

These are the 48 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Cebu, Philippines.

1
Eskapo Verde

96 /100

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Eskapo Verde

Our place is close to Panagsama Beach, Moalboal, and to Kawasan waterfalls between Moalboal and Badian and is great for solo adventurers and (especially) big groups. We have four dormitory rooms each with 10 beds and communal bathrooms a few steps from the rooms. Of course, we have a restaurant with...
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2
HappyNest Hostel

93 /100

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HappyNest Hostel

We say that it’s a Happy Nest because of a Happy Location, located just 5 minutes walk to Pier 1 Cebu City, providing easy access to nearby towns like Bohol, Ormoc, Dumaguete, Camotes and others. A Happy Stay since we designed a Modern Tropical feel giving our travellers a homey environment givin...
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3
Noordzee Hostel

91 /100

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Noordzee Hostel

Noordzee beach hostel offers easy access to the whale sharks and most wonderful waterfalls in Cebu. Noordzee is a perfect home to explore the south and hop on to Siquijor and Bohol island. Sunbathing on our private beach, cooling down in the cute small swimming pool and more is all available for our...
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4
Jiji

90 /100

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Jiji's Hostel

We are a Hostel in Mactan Island, Cebu for backpackers and light travellers offering budget-friendly accommodation with breakfast. Located just 4 minutes from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, we are also just walking distance to restaurants, shops, supermarkets and other businesses, and 30 min...
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5
Murals Hostel and Cafe

89 /100

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Murals Hostel and Cafe

A bed between adventures. Experience the color and art of Cebu, something anyone has ever seen before. From the warm welcome and 5-star service to the crisp beds and linens, Murals is a backpackers haven. For the digital nomads who work and travel in different time zones, we offer shared spaces w...
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6
Bugoybikers in Cebu City

88 /100

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Bugoybikers in Cebu City

Located in Cebu City, Bugoy Bikers Bed & Breakfast provides basic and comfy accommodation with free WiFi access in the entire property. It operates a 24-hour front desk and offers free usage of the computer in the common lounge area. Featuring lush green gardens, the property is just 600 m from J...
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7
Ananas Guesthouse Moalboal

88 /100

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Ananas Guesthouse Moalboal

A hostel builds by backpacker for backpacker, travelers or family. The place we build is designed for the diverse public as we will have private room & dorm with & without aircon, we want to make a peaceful place with nature and have our own organic vegetable garden. There is a bar to enjoy a...
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8
Mad Monkey Cebu City

88 /100

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Mad Monkey Cebu City

Mad Monkey Cebu City is the ultimate go-to hostel in the Queen City of the South. Located 15 minutes away from the best tourist spots around the city, we offer budget-friendly private and dorm rooms with friendly staff & an upbeat social vibe. Enjoy our Filipino Fusion restaurant, laze by our infini...
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9
Chief Mau Moalboal Cebu

87 /100

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Chief Mau Moalboal Cebu

Coming to Moalboal? Come to Chief Mau! The leading social hostel and chillest place in town! We're conveniently located just a minute walking distance to the beach where you can find the famous Sardine Run. With a bar, restaurant and reception we're ready to serve your every need. We also have a d...
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10
Hostel Seven Cebu

85 /100

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Hostel Seven Cebu

If you are looking for a fun and comfortable place to stay in Cebu City, Hostel Seven must be the place for you. You can stay in our playful bunk beds and mingle with strangers or gather your family and friends with the whole room all to yourselves! Our hotel-quality beds in our private rooms will...
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11
Teofel Hostel

85 /100

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Teofel Hostel

Teofel Hostel is the top choice for families traveling to the city where it is conveniently located in Cebu City’s downtown area and just steps away from Cebu’s heritage sites. Anyone looking for a peaceful and homey atmosphere will surely like the spacious, clean and affordable accommodations this...
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12
Angler

85 /100

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Angler's Hub and Resort

Family runs the hostel, approachable staff, flexible check in and check out time. Offer, arrange and manage to your tour at very affordable tourism base rate with no extra charges for your convenience and thrift to your budget. Provide quality affordable and transportation for your tour dependin...
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13
MoHo - Moalboal Hostel

84 /100

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MoHo - Moalboal Hostel

MoHo is a popular backpackers’ hostel in laidback Moalboal, Cebu strategically located along Panagsama Road in Barangay Basdiot where you take a leisurely 5-minute walk to the beach and experience the amazing sardine run and encounter the majestic sea turtles. Spacious, clean and comfy. MoHo can...
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14
Moalboal Backpacker Lodge

83 /100

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Moalboal Backpacker Lodge

G'day mates! . . . just arrived in Moalboal and looking for cool place to chill out? Welcome to Moalboal Backpacker Lodge ! The first backpacker hostel right here in the lively heart of Panagsama Beach in Moalboal. We're one of the first backpacker hostels in the Philippines! Private cottage...
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15
Shejoje Poshtel Hostel

82 /100

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Shejoje Poshtel Hostel

The Cebu's coolest, comfy, and clean with friendly staff, Shejoje Poshtel Hostel is the first of its kind, a capsule hostel to open in Cebu City!!! Is good for solo, transient, backpackers travelers who are looking for overnight stay around the City of CEBU! Shejoje Poshtel Hostel provide cheap...
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Big Paul Hostel Cebu City

82 /100

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Big Paul Hostel Cebu City

Here at Big Paul Hostel, we have The Best Value Price and a 100% No Power Shortage. We also provide free simple breakfast which consists of: Toasted Bread, Butter, Jam, Fresh Fruits, Coffee or Tea You'll surely love our room with comfy and Sturdy 1×2 Meter Solo Beds. Not only that! We use 2 h...
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1521 Hostel Mactan Cebu

81 /100

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1521 Hostel Mactan Cebu

1521 Hostel offers uniquely artistic, clean, functional and comfortable rooms that will suit every traveler's needs for an unforgettable adventure in undoubtedly The Philippine’s leading tourist destination- Cebu. Our family and dormitory rooms include comfortable mattress, full linen bed set up...
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18
Sharky Hostel Oslob

81 /100

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Sharky Hostel Oslob

Guaranteed to be at the BEST LOCATION. Sharky Hostel Oslob which is is conveniently located just beside the New Briefing Center for Whaleshark Watching, a very good location just 1 minute walk away, 50 meters away to the beach and just 10 minutes ride to Tumalog Waterfalls also 15 minute boat ride t...
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19
J & C Guesthouse

81 /100

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J & C Guesthouse

If you want a homey place, why not stay in J & C Guesthouse A perfect place for your trip to Moalboal. A home away from home. It is located in Panagsama Road Brgy Basdiot Moalboal Cebu, A two different house divided by the road of Panagsama. It is 5 Minutes walk to Panagsama Beach where the b...
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20
Archery-Asia Camping & Nipa Huts Moalboal

80 /100

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Archery-Asia Camping & Nipa Huts Moalboal

Dreaming under the stars! Sleeping in Bamboo Tents or in a wonderful Nipa Hut surrounded unique, tropical nature in the heart of Moalboal! Incl. Mattress, Pillow, Bedsheets, Towel, Blanket, Shower... We have a Grill, Campfire, a kitchen and much more. All the important places (Panagsama Beach,...
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Cebu Guest Inn

80 /100

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Cebu Guest Inn

Yet, guaranteed the highest quality of living standards, food, and service with the best affordable prices for budget conscious people without comprising your quality of life. There are plenty of spaces for relaxing whether you enjoy the indoors like watching TV and movies or outdoors enjoying t...
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22
Casa Bonita Inn Oslob

79 /100

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Casa Bonita Inn Oslob

Feel the comfort of this place like your home. It is newly built hostel and very cheap to stay at the whale shark watching area. Only 3 minutes walked to briefing center for whale shark watching. Secured place with a gate and we are located along the highway. We have rooms for 2 people/couple, famil...
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23
Le Village Hostel Moalboal

79 /100

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Le Village Hostel Moalboal

Our hostel is located just 7 minutes to Panagsama beach and just on the main road. Le Village Hostel Moalboal is a hostel in the area that offers a very comfortable accommodation for budget travelers, backpackers and families. Le Village Hostel Moalboal is a Native 2 storey house. A perfect plac...
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Dee Guesthouse White sands

78 /100

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Dee Guesthouse White sands

A family run and pet lover guesthouse. Located in the resort area of Mactan Island. 10 km away from Cebu Mactan International Airport. Nestled inside a secured and quiet village just walking distance from varieties of restaurant big and small; that offers cuisines from around the world.Grocery/super...
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Le Village Guesthouse Hostel & Bar

78 /100

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Le Village Guesthouse Hostel & Bar

Welcome to LE Village Guesthouse/Hostel - Le Village offers a very comfortable air-conditioned and fan dorms, with hotel quality beds and pillows. Each and every room has recently been remodeled to create a spacious, comfortable living environment for our guests. Our warm and friendly staff will...
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Casa Isabel Hostel

77 /100

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Casa Isabel Hostel

It is a home, opened to travelers, weary and not. A place where you can hang your shoes, relax and have fun, either you are on the last leg of your trip or just starting. We are located in the town center, within the community, so expect neighbors to be up and about early morning, doing their dai...
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Wellnessland Wholeness Center

77 /100

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Wellnessland Wholeness Center

Welcome to Wellnessland Wholeness Center! A serene place inspired to provide a true environment of wholeness for the many co-journeyers in the path of healing. Unlike the traditional hotels and lodging places, Wellnessland Wholeness Center addresses the healing needs of the body, mind, and spirit...
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28
Ayo Homtel

75 /100

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Ayo Homtel

Good Vibes Guest House would like to thank all of our guests that have enjoyed their time (and not so) with us. Times change and so will we. The original owners of the house have taken over to personally manage the property. Your good reviews have given us inspiration and the not so good ones as...
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29
SR Hostel

74 /100

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SR Hostel

SR Hotels provides affordable accommodation for travelers to Cebu. We offer free and paid amenities for your stay. We offer free use of the drinking water, hot shower, and WiFi is free in the rooms. Bedlinens, towels, and other toiletries have an additional charge. If you are planning to spen...
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30
JJ

73 /100

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JJ's Place Moalboal

JJ’s Place Moalboal, its a newly renovated house, with a budget accommodation of 2 Private Fan Rooms shared toilet, 4 mixed fan dorm shared toilet, 10 mixed ac dorm with Ensuite toilet & Bath. Strategically located along Panagsama Road, Barangay Basdiot, Moalboal 100 meters away from Basdiot Bara...
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31
West Coast Beach House

72 /100

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West Coast Beach House

Located at the heart of Panagsama Beach in Moalboal, West Coast Beach House is haven for smart travellers who would like a comfortable stay at friendly rates. We are so close to the beach and the world famous sardine run, that our guests love being able to head straight to our facility for a go...
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32
Tropical Hostel - Cebu CityCenter

72 /100

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Tropical Hostel - Cebu CityCenter

Guaranteed to be at the BEST LOCATION, Tropical HOSTEL Cebu is the Best starting point in your CEBU stop. We are literally walking distance to malls, convenience stores, pub district, bars, business district, and other tourist attractions. We offer the best quality and best valued accommodation for...
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33
8th Street Guesthouse

70 /100

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8th Street Guesthouse

8 Street Guesthouse is an inexpensive hostel in Cebu City, Philippines. You can stay in a separate dormitory for men and women. We also have a fan room budget for 2 persons, AIRCON room for 2, and a family room for 4 and 6 people. Wi-Fi is free in the rooms and a gazebo. There is cable TV in the com...
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34
Bunks Hostel

69 /100

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Bunks Hostel

Bunks Hostel is a small budget dormitory hostel in Metro Cebu. All beds are bunk beds that caters for solo travellers and groups. We have a small common area and roof deck where you can sit, relax and meet new friends. The location has a lot to offer, located at the city centre where restaura...
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35
The Stopover Hostel - Mactan Cebu

68 /100

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The Stopover Hostel - Mactan Cebu

Conveniently located just beside Mactan Cebu Airport, the stopover promises to be your perfect starting point around the must sees of Metro Cebu and beyond. We are just a few minutes away from the shopping centers, offices, restaurants and other tourist spots. The Stopover Hostel - Mactan also of...
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36
Emok

65 /100

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Emok's Guesthouse

Situated at the Heart of Moalboal town in Cebu, Emok's Guest House offers air-conditioned rooms and fan rooms with free WiFi. Free private parking is available on site. A seating area is provided where you can relax. Each room comes with a private bathroom fitted with a shower. An array of ac...
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Halfway House Hostel - Mactan Cebu Airport

64 /100

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Halfway House Hostel - Mactan Cebu Airport

Travel in Comfort & Style Halfway House Hostel is conveniently located right in the heart of Mactan Island Cebu, Philippines. Approximately 2.6 km away from Mactan - Cebu International Airport. Showcasing a variety of affordable yet comfortable accommodations for both international and local...
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38
Palazzo Pensionne

63 /100

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Palazzo Pensionne

Palazzo Pensionne is located at the heart of the City, It sits in a quite residential block between the bustling downtown and booming uptown district. Only minutes away from most of downtown Cebu's Historical sites and Bargain Shopping Area. As well as, Very near to Uptown's Entertainment & Nightli...
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39
Naps X Adventures

59 /100

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Naps X Adventures

Naps X Adventures Hostel is a budget friendly accommodation for solo travelers or families and groups. We have private rooms and dormitory type all with private bathrooms. We also have common areas for you to relax and unwind. Eating is not a problem since there are some fast food chains and res...
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40
MDF Beach Resort

54 /100

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MDF Beach Resort

Situated along the coastline, Private Beach Studio offers peaceful and comfy accommodation with free WiFi access in the guestrooms. It operates a 24-hour front desk and provides complimentary parking on site. Fitted with tiled flooring, air-conditioned rooms include a clothes rack, dining table,...
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41
Food District Hostel - Cebu Central

53 /100

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Food District Hostel - Cebu Central

Food District Hostel - Cebu Central is the Best starting point in your CEBU stop. We are just few meter away to malls, convenience stores, pub district, bars, business district, and other tourist attractions. We offer the best quality and best valued accommodation for travelers on a budget! Our L...
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Cebu Guesthouse Fuente Branch

52 /100

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Cebu Guesthouse Fuente Branch

4 storey property, all rooms are airconditioned including the shared rooms for 10 pax and 8 pax. Wifi free in all areas, security 24/7 and the reception is manned 24 hours. Public Transport is just at the doorstep, very close to South Bus Terminal heading to Dumaguete, siquijor, Moalboal, Oslob, and...
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43
Allson

40 /100

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Allson's Inn

Feel the thriving metropolis of Cebu City, Philippines at ALLSon's Inn – your ideal budget suites ready to provide quality service for your convenient, enjoyable and a comfortable stay. Our establishment is situated in the heart of the city; strategically located for your easy access to top busin...
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44
Hotel Europa Cebu

31 /100

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Hotel Europa Cebu

This modern building is located just a 10-minute drive to the beautiful sandy beaches of Mactan Beach. Cebu Mactan International Airport is a 20-minute drive away with shuttle services available at a surcharge. -Sedan car (4 pax max) 500 php -Van (15 seats max) 800 php Pick up only. Featuring a...
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Transit Point Hostel - Mactan Cebu

0 /100

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Transit Point Hostel - Mactan Cebu

Conveniently located just beside Mactan Cebu Airport, Transit Point Hostel promises to be your perfect starting point around the must sees of Metro Cebu and beyond. We are just a few minutes away from the shopping centers, offices, restaurants and other tourist spots. The Transit PointHostel - M...
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D522 at Kiener Hills - Hotel Near Cebu Airport

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D522 at Kiener Hills - Hotel Near Cebu Airport

D522 at Kiener Hills - Hotel Near Cebu Airport. A cool place to meet fellow travelers, get work done, be your launching pad from Cebu or any combination of the above. There is basically no location closer to the airport. It's conveniently just five minutes away from the Mactan-Cebu International...
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Alegria Dive Resort

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Alegria Dive Resort

Introducing our first wave of 3 newly constructed Modern accommodations Modern communal bathroom, shower, sink & WC These have been constructed to a Western High standard fusing Native & local products. The resort has undergone a major modern renovation. These budget/backpackers room boas...
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Sotogrande Hotel and Resort

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Sotogrande Hotel and Resort

77 spacious and fully equipped deluxe and suites feature high quality furnishings, air conditioned bedrooms & living areas. Colorful rooms provide a cheery and tropical oasis where you can rest between excursions both on and off the property. A large centrally located pool area with separate childr...
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