The island of Sebu is one of the best resorts of the Philippines, and because of its warm, sunny climate people can relax there all year round. But they visit this island not only for this reason, but also because there are splendid hotels with all possible conveniences and services, leisure centers including casino tropicana, restaurants ant tennis courts. Also you can go in for aquatics, such as diving, surfing, windsurfing or yachting.
When coming to the Philippines, you will certainly be glad to find so many wonderful hotels, which are not too expensive. These are the most popular ones: Shangri-La`s Mactan Island Resort, Alegre Beach Resort, Badian Island Resort & Spa, Plantation Bay Resort & Spa, Pulchra, Maribago Blue Water Beach. They are situated in twenty minutes' journey from Sebu and its international airport. You can choose any hotel appealing to you - a most modern one, which will provide you with modern conveniences, or a hotel looking like a quiet Philippine village, where every cottage is unique.
On the island there is a city of the same name, one of the largest Philippine cities, a commercial, cultural and tourist centre of the Philippines. The region is famous for its ukuleles, the most delicate mangos all over the world, beautiful trinkets, souvenirs made of semiprecious stones and casino tropicana. Tourists are also attracted by historic places of the city, modern supermarkets, innumerable restaurants, nightclubs, discotheques, tropicana hotel and casino: in "Waterfront hotel" the most famous casino tropicana is situated.
In the city of Sebu there is a functioning Taoist Temple, located on a very picturesque hill in a fashionable housing estate called Beverly Hills. The Temple is interesting for its fine architecture and interior, but also on Friday before 11 p.m. it is possible for the visitors to ask the gods if your wishes will come true one day.
At night one of the most popular places in Sebu is "Waterfront Hotel". After a sunny day full of new impressions you can relax and enjoy delicious food of various cuisines. You can go to any of the five small restaurants: "Tin Gow" offers Chinese national cuisine, in "Kanchiku" they cook the most tasty Japanese dishes, "Va Bene" is a place for those who like Italian cuisine, and "Port Seafood" offers a great variety of local dishes, which are quite exotic.
Everybody will find something to his taste in "Cafe Uno". If you are very fond of having good time all night long, you may visit any entertainment centre, such as "All Stars Sports Bar", where you can hear music of a live orchestra, "the Abbey" (a gothic bar), "Sall's Piano Bar" with live music, "H2O Discotheque", "Jukebox" where you may dance all night long. People fond of karaoke may spend their time in "Lucky Ace KTV Bar". Gamblers will enjoy visiting "Filipino", the casino tropical, where they may try their luck playing roulette or Black Jack. Also there are five hundred playing machines!
After spending your vacation in Sebu you will return home rested and with fine unforgettable impressions. Of course, if you have not spent all your money in the casino tropicana!