5 New Places in Cebu to Visit these Ber Months

Come the Ber months in Cebu, one thing is for sure: the cold and rainy days are arriving. 

From mountain views to seaside stays, there’s an experience waiting for you out there in Cebu. If you haven’t planned your trips during the cool season, here are 5 places worth visiting!

1. Sachiko’s Little Kyoto

Experience Japan right here in Cebu City. Located in Babag after Busay is Sachiko’s Little Kyoto, a mountain destination that’ll give you a taste of Japan’s cultural capital. Vast cascading terraces filled with flowers, trees, and Japanese-inspired structures and ornaments complete the feeling of being in Kyoto. Stroll through the site decorated with paper lanterns and lamp posts and you walk through the Torii gates and cute Japanese bridges.

Sachiko’s Little Kyoto further accentuates the Kyoto experience by serving authentic Japanese cuisine. Take your pick among Japanese favorites such as yakisoba, Takoyaki, yakitori, tempuras, and taiyaki.

Photo from Sachiko’s Little Kyoto Facebook Page
Photo from Sachiko’s Little Kyoto Facebook Page

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How to get there?

Exact location: Sitio Lamacan, Babag Uno, Cebu City — 40 mins away from city center

BY BUS: Ride a PUV or public bus going to Babag. From there, hire a tricycle or motorcycle going to Sachiko’s Little Kyoto.

BY CAR: Navigate with Waze or Google Maps and set your destination to “Sachiko’s Little Kyoto” in Babag. Parking space is available.

2. Master’s Dragon Peak

Master’s Dragon Peak houses a huge ship perched atop of a sea of trees. Inspired by a pirate ship, the vessel welcomes guests to its viewing decks where one can appreciate the vividly verdant forest scenery of Borbon. It’s quite a climb to get up the steps to the ship, but all efforts are well rewarded with crisp fresh air and breathtaking views. 

Set sail to a new adventure and behold the sights venturing entails!

Photo by Cristopher Damayo & Gregy Romano from iClick Photography
Photo by Cristopher Damayo & Gregy Romano from iClick Photography

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How to get there?

Exact Location: Sitio Mangga, Brgy. Bili, Borbon, Cebu- approx. 2hrs away from the city.

BY BUS: Go to Cebu City North Bus Terminal and ride a bus bound for Borbon.

BY CAR: Navigate with Waze or Google Maps and set your destination to “Master’s Dragon Peak” in Borbon.

3. Greenland Cabins

Camping is always a fun activity, whether it’s with a group, family, or by yourself. Luckily, glamping has risen in popularity – glamorous camping where you get all the fun of camping without any of the worries. 

Greenland Cabins is a thriving thicket of green with a camp area shrouded by magnificent mahogany trees that tower tall into the sky. A bonfire setup is ready to keep campers warm in the cold nights of the season. The camp’s secluded setting and peacefulness make it the perfect glamping getaway. 

Photo from The Greenland Cabins Facebook Page
Photo from The Greenland Cabins Facebook Page

EXCLUSIVE RATES:

  • P9,950 per night, good for 8 persons
  • P10,550 per night, good for 10 persons

They are open for exclusive use only.

Rooms/Glamping Tents:

  • Bedroom 1: 2 small double beds
  • Bedroom 2: 1 double bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 double bed
  • Bedroom 4: 1 double bed

OTHER INFORMATION:

Other information

  • Note: The Greenland Cabins is still under construction and will announce their rates once they have their soft opening soon.
  • Email address: [email protected]
  • Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/thegreenlandcabins

How to get there?

Exact location: Road beside SM Consolacion right after Jackbel Inn, Consolacion, Northern Cebu – approx. 40 mins away from the city.

BY BUS: Ride any PUJ/PUB going to SM Consolacion. From there you can ride a tricycle or motorcycle to “The Greenland Cabins”.

BY CAR: Navigate with Waze or Google Maps and set your destination to “The Greenland Cabins” in Consolacion. Parking space is available.

4. Purisima Mountain View

Dining with a mountain view has never been a bad idea. Chase the chilly mountain air and chow down with a view at Purisima Mountain View. The array if tasty yet affordable dishes served here are complemented by the simply splendid view. Whether you’re just in for a picturesque or romantic addition to your dining experience, you’ll find it here.

The vista is the best of all worlds with views of the scenic ocean, city, and mountains of Cebu. Feast your eyes on a 360-degree panorama of Cebu as you treat yourself to a variety of grilled goodies and both barbecued and fried food choices.

Photo by Elle Chir
Photo from Laban Na Shots Facebook Page

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  • Operating Hours: 9AM to 10PM (Tuesday-Sunday)
  • Contact Number: 0975-698-5537
  • Email Address: [email protected]

How to get there?

Exact Location: Purok Yellowbell, Panoypoy, Consolacion, Northern Cebu — approx. 1-1.5 hours away from Cebu City.

BY COMMUTE: From SM City Cebu, you can ride a jeepney going to Consolacion. If you’re from the Talamban/Pit-os area, there are also jeepneys that go to Consolacion.  You can drop off at the Consolacion Church and hail a habal-habal to take you to Purisima Mountain View.

5. Robin’s Nesto

Last but not least on the list is Robin’s Nesto, an exclusive seaside overnight stay that stood out amidst the recent social media buzz around Sogod. A thousand square meters wide, this neat resort is an open-air paradise that comes complete with luxurious creature comforts.

Its stunning triangle frame hut takes the spotlight in the whole resort. Furnished with classy furniture, luxury beddings, and its very own private infinity pool, you’ll never want to leave the property. All of this comes with a vista of the open seas and a relaxing open-air setting. Oh, and the sunrise view is just gorgeous!

Photo from Robin’s Nesto House Rental Facebook Page
Photo from Robin’s Nesto House Rental Facebook Page

Other information 

How to get there?

Exact location: Panagatan, Brgy. Bawo, Sogod, Northern Cebu — approx. 2.5 hours away from the city.

BY BUS: From the North Bus Terminal. Look for the one heading to Sogod, and ask the driver to drop you off at Robin’s Nesto in Sogod. The place is relatively new but some drivers and conductors are already familiar of the place so ask first before hopping in the bus to make sure. The place is also near to the town market so it is easier to ask locals.

BY CAR: Navigate with Waze or Google Maps and set your destination to “Robin’s Nesto” in Sogod. Parking space is available.



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