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This exotic beach getaway offers something exciting for everyone. Several world-class golf courses and bustling markets selling Filipino handicrafts are conveniently located nearby. Residents can savor local delicacies such as dried mangoes, coconut wine and the world-famous lechon. Superb fine dining at top-notch restaurants also offer a wide range of cuisines.

Deepen your knowledge of the region’s rich history by visiting destinations like the 16th-century Basilica del Santo Niño, Magellan’s Cross, the 18th-century Fort San Pedro, the Lapu-Lapu Monument and the Cebu Taoist Temple. Or get your adrenaline pumping with a range of outdoor activities within or just a short drive from the city.

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Mactan

The long-established Mactan Economic Zone, along with the emergence of new business districts, has made the region a thriving investment hub and renowned center for manufacturing. Set to be completed in 2018, the expansion of Mactan-Cebu International Airport will increase flight capacity and further stimulate the region's vibrant economy. The area boasts a multitude of enlightening cultural sites, natural wonders, stylish shops and exciting nightlife. Just minutes away from the airport, The Residences at The Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort is situated along an immaculate stretch of private beach with spectacular views of the Hilutungan Channel and Magellan Bay.

The world’s best lechon

The world’s best lechon

Cebu is famous for its lechon or roasted suckling pig, the centerpiece of any traditional Filipino feast. Skewered and roasted over charcoal, this succulent dish is beloved by foodies the world over; top chef and food icon Anthony Bourdain, has famously called it "the best pig ever." Mactan is home to many amazing restaurants that serve this finger-licking treat.

Magellan Shrine

Magellan Shrine

The Magellan Shrine was erected in in 1866 to honor the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who brought Christianity to the Philippines. Magellan is believed to have been killed on this location during the Battle of Mactan in 1521. The shrine is a short distance from The Residences at The Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort.

Whale shark encounters in Oslob

About 130km from Mactan, Oslob is a small town in northern Cebu that has recently become a destination for whale shark encounters. Measuring between 18 and 45 feet in length and up to 20 tons in weight, the whale shark or butanding is the largest fish in the world and possibly one of the gentlest. These docile creatures are usually spotted swimming close to the Oslob shoreline. Boat tours take tourists out to sea for safe interactions with these gentle giants.

Lapu-Lapu Monument

Lapu-Lapu Monument

Measuring 65.5 feet high, this imposing structure honors Lapu-Lapu, the Filipino warrior king who commanded the native forces that fought the invading Spanish forces in the Battle of Mactan in 1521 and killed their leader, the navigator Ferdinand Magellan.

Canyoneering in Kawasan Falls,

Canyoneering in Kawasan Falls

Kawasan Falls in Badian, about a three-hour drive from Mactan, is fast becoming a destination for those looking for a shot of adrenaline. Kawasan is the jump-off point for an unforgettable canyoneering experience in Cebu. This activity involves jumping off cliffs, hiking through tropical forests, drifting downstream along a narrow river and swimming in a turquoise-blue lake.