Cebu straddles many delightful things, which is why it is hailed the “Queen City of the South.” Considered as the second most important metropolitan area in the Philippines (but not as crowded as Metro Manila), Cebu belongs to a spectacular island that shares its name, and has a fascinating history and a compelling charm, not to mention a seemingly endless list of natural attractions.
Many local tourists and foreigners flock to Cebu annually to have a taste of its succulent lechon and fresh seafood, and experience the colourful Sinulog Festival, which is celebrated every third week of January. Despite many commercial and urban developments in the city, Cebu has largely retained its rustic aura that compels people to visit it over and over.
Some people, enthralled with the vintage vibe and the booming economic progress of the place, even choose the city as a permanent home. In such cases, condominiums still remain as one of the most viable options for people moving in Cebu as condos are often priced lower than single-family homes. Online property portal Lamudi Philippines cites some of the best condominiums in Cebu for those who are eyeing for a comfy abode in the Queen City of the South.
A 24-tiered building located in Cebu Business Park, 1016 Residences is a high-end residential condominium project co-developed by Ayala Land and Cebu Holdings. This magnificent tower is just a quick stroll away from the city’s top commercial and entertainment hub—Ayala Center Cebu—and is directly connected to the urban recreational and sports resort, City Sports Club Cebu. Its generous living spaces and close proximity to premier establishments sets itself apart from any residential condominium in Cebu.
1016 Residences is also near Cebu’s top schools, incluidng the University of Southern Philippines, the University of the Philippines Cebu, and San Carlos Seminary. An endless array of facilities and amenities are offered, such as landscaped gardens, kiddie play area, lobby lounge, roof deck, and City Sports Club Cebu usage rights. Units here are sold at Php10 million and can get as high as Php45 million depending on the size.
Park Point Residences
Located at the heart of Cebu Park District, Park Point Residences is another development by Ayala Land. Launched in 2012, it is a private community near Cebu’s premier dining, shopping, and entertainment destinations. It comes complete with a swimming pool, kiddie pool, gazebo, board room, indoor and outdoor lounge areas, social hall, landscaped garden deck, and children’s play area. It provides residents easy and exclusive access to Ayala Center Cebu, Rustan’s Supermarket, and City Sports Club Cebu. Units are sold at Php6.2 million, and can get as high as Php24.1 million.
Considered as one of Cebu’s newest luxury addresses, The Alcoves is a 39-story high-end residential condominium located at Ayala Center Cebu Superblock. It is a mixed-use tower composed of two residential blocks connected by a shared elevator core. The design of the building is Ayala Land’s most iconic and blends with the overall design of the Ayala Center Cebu Superblock. Its second and third floors feature dining and retail establishments tailored to provide the residents easier and more comfortable way to dine and shop without leaving the towers’ premises. The residences at The Alcoves start at Php9 million, with the largest units selling up to Php56 million. The Alcoves’ target completion date is 2020.
Solinea is Alveo Land’s first master-planned, multi-tower residential development in Cebu. Strategically located within Cebu Park District, Solinea offers an environment reminiscent of a resort generous with lush greens and open spaces. It features al fresco dining that integrates to the street landscape surrounding the tower. Amenities include shops in the ground floor, podium deck, roof deck, clubhouse, lap pool, leisure pool, children’s pool, outdoor living area, playground, landscaped pocket parks, function room, game room, gym, and outdoor events venue.
Solinea is near top schools, including the Colegio De La Immaculada Concepcion Cebu, University of San Carlos North Campus, University of San Carlos Montessori Academy, and La Manille School of Esthetics and Wellness. It is also near hospitals and clinics like Perpetual Succour Hospital, Supercare Medical Services Inc. Cebu, Nephrology Center of Cebu City Dialysis, and De Leon Cosmetic Surgery Center. Units here begin at Php2.5 million, and can get as high as Php6.1 million.
A stylish residential condominium tagged as the new oasis of Cebu, Sedona Parc is nestled comfortably at the progressive urban center of Cebu Business Park. It consists of only 114 units to ensure an intimate and tranquil community unperturbed by the chaos and noise of city life. Sedona Parc prides itself with modern amenities like a designer lobby, private lounge, fitness gym, function room, swimming pool, roof deck, and a park. It is near Marriot Cebu, Ayala Center Cebu, Cebu City Sports Club, SM City Cebu, Mango Square Mall, Escario Central Mall, SM Seaside Cebu, Robinsons Cybergate, Gaisano Country Mall, hospitals, private schools, churches, and other entertainment hubs. Units are available at Php2.8 million, and can get as high as Php16 million.