Top 5 attractions to explore in Province of Cebu
Cebu is a province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. Cebu is one of the most developed provinces in the Philippines with Metro Cebu being the second largest metropolitan area in the Philippines
Capitancillo Islet is a small uninhabited island situated close to the City of Bogo in northern Cebu. The six-hectare islet features three recognized dive sites and is a part of a protected marine sanctuary. The island has a lighthouse that uses solar energy for power. It is located right beside the original lighthouse, which is among the oldest in the province of Cebu. It was also among the main lighthouses in the archipelago.
Magellan Marker was constructed to mark the spot where Ferdinand Magellan died. He was a great explorer who spread Christianity in Cebu and was killed in the Mactan Island in an effort to spread the faith. Spanish Governor-General Francisco Alcala approved the plan to construct the monument to commemorate the life of the Portuguese “discoverer” of the Philippines- Ferdinand Magellan. According to historians the original monument was a monument-cum-lighthouse.
Malapascua Island, located in the northern part of Cebu, is just one of the many islands you can explore in the Philippines. But what makes this small island a must-visit is that it's the only place in the whole world where you can dive with thresher sharks on a nearly daily basis. you can explore the whole island in less than 2 hours, depending on how long it takes for you to marvel at its many tourist spots and activities.
Pescador Island is an island located in the Tanon straight, the name Pescador is derived from the former Spanish Colonial heritage and the abundance of fish swimming on the reefs. The giant sardine ball made Pescador world-famous for both divers and snorkellers alike, of late the main school has been camped in Panagsama, with smaller offshoots still visible at Pescador. Despite this Pescador still offers two distinct fantastic dive sites on the Northeast side and the Southwest side.
Map of attractions in Province of Cebu