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7 Must-Experience Resorts in Moalboal

It doesn’t come as a surprise when Cebu and Visayas Islands bagged the top spot for Conde Naste Traveler’s list of top islands in Asia in 2020.

Moalboal, a town down south of Cebu, is a no exception to the island’s seemingly endless trail of remarkable nature escapade. It is popular for its interestingly themed camping sites, white sand beaches, resorts, Sardines Run, and healthy coral ecosystem.

Here’s a list of seven must-experience resorts in Moalboal that you should consider booking so you’ll know why Cebu deserves the spot.

1. Archery-Asia Nipa Huts and Camping

Exact location: Brgy. Tuble, Moalboal, Southern Cebu – 2-3 hours away from the city.

Ever dreamed of becoming Robinhood for a day or two? Archery Asia Nipa Huts and Camping makes this possible. The place offers a fun day of shooting arrows in the jungle, past coconut palms and mango trees with currently 5 shooting ranges and more than ten 3D animals. It surely is a dream come true.

Aside from the thrill of archery, the place also has other adrenaline pumper activities including spring gun shooting, darts, billiards, badminton, and canyoneering to name a few. They also arrange island hopping and snorkeling tours.  

After an action-packed day, pamper yourself in their hammocks and in their cute bamboo-themed huts and tents. A good massage which they also offer is a good day-ender alongside cold drinks from their bar.

ACCOMMODATION RATES:

  • Bungalow/Nipa Hut type: P600 per night, good for 2 persons (w/ Fan, Mosquito Net and electricity)
    • Extra person: P300 per head per night
  • Bamboo Tent: P600 per night, good for 2 persons (With Fan, Mosquito Net and electricity)
  • Aircon Room: P1,200 per night, good for 2 persons
  • Tent: You also can bring your own tent (stay in your own tent is P200 per person).

ARCHERY RATES:

  • 10 arrows with training: P140
  • 20 arrows with training: P270
  • 30 arrows with training: P400

OTHER INFORMATION:

HOW TO GET THERE?

BY BUS: From South Bus Terminal, ride a bus going to Moalboal. Ask the driver to drop you off at Poblacion Moalboal near Three Sixty Pharmacy. From there, ride a tricycle and inform the driver you’re heading to “Archery Asia” – fare is around ₱100 “pakyaw” / all-in.

BY CAR: Navigate with Waze or Google Maps and set your destination to “Archery Asia Nipa Huts Moalboal”.

Full feature here: https://sugbo.ph/2020/archery-asia-nipa-huts/

2. Parrot Resort

Exact location: Panagsama Road, Basdiot, Molboal, Cebu

A wonderful and roomy apartment is what awaits you at Parrot Resort in Moalboal. It is equipped with air conditioning units, kitchen, shower bath, a fitness gym and a spacious patio overlooking the swimming pool area. True to its name, the resort is surrounded by a lot of beautiful tropical plants where numerous gentle parrots have their home.

While in the resort, you can dip in its cold swimming pool or have a good time renting their bikes, motorbikes, scooters, or their 200ccm Buggy. At night, the pool and the patio get illuminated by colorful lights.

REMINDERS:

  • The resort only accepts guests who have booked a room. Hence, prior reservation is a must.
  • They do not accept a check in with more people than the maximum capacity of the room.
  • Tune in to their website and Facebook page for updates on room rates discounts.

ROOM RATES:

  • Standard room: P3,230 per night (2 persons)
  • Deluxe room: P3,400 per night (2 persons)
  • Superior room: P3,485 per night (2 persons)
  • Family room: P3,740 per night (2 adults)
  • Apartment suite: P4,080 per night (2 adults)

OTHER INFORMATION:

HOW TO GET THERE?

BY BUS: The cheapest way to get to Moalboal is by bus and takes about 3-4 hours depending on the traffic. Head to Cebu South Bus Terminal and ride a bus going to Moalboal then drop off at Moalboal Municipal Hall. Fare is about P120. Once there, take a tricycle to drive you to Parrot Resort.

BY CAR: Navigate with Waze or Google Maps and set your destination to “Parrot Resort” in Basdiot, Moalboal. Parking space is available.

Full feature here: https://sugbo.ph/2020/parrot-resort/

3. Hale Manna Coastal Gardens

Exact location: Barangay Bas Daku, Saavedra, southwestern town of Moalboal, Cebu — 2.5 to 3 hours away from Cebu City.

Good energy – that’s what Hale Manna Coastal Gardens is proud to offer.

Hale Manna [ha-leh ma-na] means “house of good energy”. Flaunting the fresh air from the sea, the warm kiss of the sun, and the magnificent view of the shorelines and the coastal gardens, this resort indeed serves a perfect setting to balance one’s mind, body and spirit.

Here, you can enjoy the vacation pleasures of swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, diving, star gazing, reading, sunbathing, beachcombing or simply just doing nothing. You can bring here your friends, family, or even your company mates for outings, weddings and teambuilding events.

Guests also have the choice of both “healthy foods” and the “comfort foods”. Whatever the choice may be, meals at Hale Manna will always be memorable and outstanding.

DAY USE:

  • Entrance fee: P450/person (inclusive of use of swimming pool, sea amenities, life vests and beach shoes)
    • Ages 3 and below are free.
    • Ages 4 to 8 are half-rate.
    • Ages 9 and above are full rate.
  • Opening hours: 8AM – 5PM

BEACH HUT RENTAL: P1000 – P1500 depending on hut location (good for 10 persons)

  • Extra person above max accommodation: P100/person

MEALS:

  • Set Buffet Lunch: P350 – 425 per person
  • Ala Carte Meals: P180 – P295 per dish

ROOM RATES:

  • Superior Room:
    • Single Occupancy: P3,900 per night
    • Double Occupancy: P4,500 per night
    • Triple Occupancy: P6,000 per night
  • Garden View Superior Room:
    • Single Occupancy (1 person): P3,900 per night
    • Double Occupancy (2 persons): P4,800 per night
    • Triple Occupancy (3 persons): P6,300 per night
    • 4 persons: P7,500 per night
  • Garden View Standarn Room:
    • Single Occupancy (1 person): P3,900 per night
    • Double Occupancy (2 persons): P4,500 per night
    • Triple Occupancy (3 persons): P6,000 per night
  • Pool-view Rooms:
    • Single Occupancy (1 person): P4,200 per night
    • Double Occupancy (2 persons): P4,800 per night
    • Triple Occupancy (3 persons): P6,300 per night
  • Ohana Seaview Cottage 1:
    • Single Occupancy (1 person): P4,800 per night
    • Double Occupancy (2 persons): P5,800 per night
    • Triple Occupancy (3 persons): P7,200 per night
  • Ohana Seaview Suite 2 and 3:
    • 2 persons: P6,000 per night
    • 3 persons: P7,500 per night
    • 4 persons: P9,000 per night
    • 5 persons: P10,500 per night
    • 6 persons: P11,800 per night
  • Honeymoon/Executive Suite Rate:
    • 2 persons: P6,500 per night
    • 3 persons: P7,500 per night
    • 4 persons: P8,500 per night
    • 5 persons: P9,500 per night
  • Family Rooms (doesn’t include breakfast):
    • Good for 4 persons: P6300/night
    • Good for 5 persons: P7300/night
      • With set breakfast: Add PHP 295 per person
      • With buffet breakfast: Add PHP 325 per person
  • Family Rooms with Kitchen:
    • Kamuning and Ylang-Ylang: P7,800/night for 6 pax
    • Dama de Noche and Champaca: P8,100/night for 6 pax
      • With set breakfast: Add PHP 295 per person
      • With buffet breakfast: Add PHP 325 per person
  • Barkada Rooms
    • Good for 8 pax: P9,300 per night
    • Good for 7 pax: P8,300 per night
      • With set breakfast: Add PHP 295 per person
      • With buffet breakfast: Add PHP 325 per person

OTHER INFORMATION:

HOW TO GET THERE?

BY BUS: From the South Bus Terminal, ride a bus heading to “Bato via Barili”. Inform the driver ahead to drop you off at Gaisano Grand Mall or the Moalboal Municipal Hall. Bus fare is ~P120 per head (one-way) and travel time is around 3 hours. From either Gaisano Grand Mall Moalboal or the Municipal Hall, ride a tricycle to Hale Manna.

BY CAR: Navigate with Waze or Google Maps and search for “Hale Manna Coastal Gardens”. Parking space is available.

Full feature here: https://sugbo.ph/2019/hale-manna-coastal-garden/

4. Pescadores Seaview Suites

Exact location: Basdiot, Moalboal Cebu

Situated in an area accessible for your Pescador Island tripping and Sardine Run dive, Pescadores Seaview Suites is a good choice for both money and comfort.

This Mediterranean-inspired beachfront hotel, with 12 rooms and suites, offers contemporary style with a fun and fresh appeal for both leisure and relaxation.  Their infinity pool gives you a good view of the horizon and the majestic vastness of the sea.  The country’s bet diving sites are just found near the hotel, including turtles and sardines.

There’s absolutely no room for boredom here. If you’re not up for the beach activities yet, don’t worry, the resort has indoor and outdoor adventures for kids and adults. From massage spa, wellness and activity area, to billiards and game room – you will be able to find something that suits your interest.

ROOM RATES:

  • Superior Room: P2750/night
    • Maximum Occupancy: 3
    • Extra bed capability
  • Deluxe Room: P2550/night
    • Maximum Occupancy: 3
    • Coffee table with seating for 2
  • Garden Standard: P1950/night
    • Garden View
    • Maximum Occupancy: 4
  • Garden Villa: P2550/night
    • Garden View
    • Kitchen & Dining area
    • Maximum Occupancy: Villa 1&4 (4), Villa 2&3 (3)
  • Executive Standard: P1950/night
    • Maximum Occupancy: 3
    • Extra bed capability
  • Executive Deluxe: P3650/night
    • Private Balcony
    • Maximum Occupancy: 5
    • Extra bed capability
  • VIP Suite: P6550/night
    • Living Room
    • Private Balcony
    • Garden View
    • Maximum Occupancy: 5
    • Extra bed capability

Note: All rooms are complete with AC units, hot and cold shower, WiFi access, refrigerator, TV and a safe box. Smoking isn’t allowed in the rooms too.

OTHER INFORMATION:

HOW TO GET THERE?

BY BUS: From the South Bus Terminal, ride a bus heading to “Bato via Barili”. Inform the driver ahead to drop you off at Gaisano Grand Mall or the Moalboal Municipal Hall. Bus fare is ~P120 per head (one-way) and travel time is around 3 hours. From either Gaisano Grand Mall Moalboal or the Municipal Hall, ride a tricycle to Pescadores Seaview Suites.

BY CAR: Navigate with Waze or Google Maps and set your destination to “Pescadores Seaview Suites” in Moalboal. Parking space is available.

Full feature here: https://sugbo.ph/2020/pescadores-seaview-suites/

5. Dolphin House Resort

Exact location: Along White Beach of Brgy. Saavedra, Moalboal, Cebu – a car drive approximately 15 minutes from Gaisano Grand Mall, Moalboal and roughly 2 hours away from the Cebu City Proper.

Dolphin House Resort is a frontrunner for sustainable eco-tourism in Moalboal. Guided by their philosophy of minimizing ecological footprint, the resort aspires to provide a memorable experience with nature without jeopardizing the environment.

Settled in the cooler and serene resort-town of Moalboal, the resort offers its guest a refreshing beach vibe and an advocacy of ecological wellness in the south. There are 30 bungalows that are largely placed in a semi-circle around the pool area, sharing an abundant stretch of a garden with lush tropical vegetation

DAY USE:

  • Entrance fee: P500 per head (whole day), consumable for food and drinks

ROOM RATES:

  • Panorama Room: P5,100/night (single bed set-up) and P6,700/night (double bed set-up)
  • Deluxe Bungalow: P6,360/night (single bed set-up) and P9,200/night (double bed set-up)
  • Suite Bungalow: P8,700/night (single bed set-up), P11,900/night (double bed set-up), and P14,600/night (triple bed set-up)

Note: All reservations in the categories above include bed and breakfast.

OTHER INFORMATION:

HOW TO GET THERE?

BY PUBLIC COMMUTE: From South Bus Terminal, ride a bus bound for Moalboal via Barili or Badian. Then ask to be dropped off at Dolphin House Resort, near Tunga Elementary School before Gaisano Grand Mall Moalboal. Another option would be by van. Travel time is 2-3 hours depending on traffic conditions.

BY CAR: Navigate with Waze or Google Maps, and search for “Dolphin House Resort” in Moalboal. There are available parking spaces in the resort.

Full feature here: https://sugbo.ph/2019/dolphin-house-resort-moalboal/

6. T Breeze Coastal Resort

Exact location: Saavedra, Moalboal, Cebu

T Breeze Coastal Resort offers a variety of accommodation set in a landscaped garden sloping down to a wide seafront. There is a rock platform which is exposed at low tide. At high tide you can snorkel and see a variety of sea life including turtles if you are lucky.

The place is perfect for a peaceful and secluded respite. You can relax in their hammocks, sunbeds and seats. If you want something that excites the nerves, you can do activities organized by several tour and excursion groups in the surrounding area which can be easily reached by foot or on wheels (motorbike rentals). Also, the resort can arrange for a van or tricycle to pick you up and take you to your desired tourist destinations in or nearby Moalboal.

ROOM RATES:

  • Shell Cottage: P1,800 (fan for cooling, queen-sized bed, good for 2)
  • Hibiscus: P2,100 (aircon, queen-sized bed, good for 2)
  • Coral Cottage: P2,600 (aircon, fridge, terrace, queen-sized bed, good for 2)
  • Boat Cottage: P2,800 (aircon, kitchen facilities, lounge, ref, queen-sized bed, good for 2)
  • Seafront Cottage: P3,500 (aircon, double bed, good for 2)
  • Tanon North Family Room: P3,500 (aircon, 2 double beds, good for 4)
  • The Acacia Room: P2,600 (aircon, queen-sized bed, good for 2)
  • Coco Deluxe: P2,600 (aircon, queen-sized bed, good for 2)
  • Tamarind Studio: P2,600 (aircon, queen-sized bed, good for 2)

OTHER INFORMATION:

HOW TO GET THERE?

BY BUS: From South Bus Terminal, ride a bus bound for Moalboal. Then ask to be dropped off at Moalboal Public Market. From there, take a tricycle or a habal-habal to T Breeze Coastal Resort.

BY CAR: Navigate with Waze or Google Maps and set your destination to “T Breeze Coastal Resort” in Moalboal. Parking space is available.

7. Tongo Hill Cottages

Exact location: Tongo Hill, Moalboal, Southern Cebu — 2-3 hours away from the city.

With Moalboal being a known place for its wonderful beaches, a place like Tongo Hill Cottages can make your entire Moalboal experience one of a kind.  

The place features elegant and innovative cottages made from bamboo crafts. Each cottage is exclusively fabricated with terrace and an open-air shower room with free Wi-Fi services. The glam of these huts even stands out more as it is complemented with natural field of landscape and its rich palm trees. Activities that you can do here include playing volleyball, horseback riding, canyoneering in clear waterfalls, and running along the peaceful harbor.

RATES:

  • Standard Room: P1,960 per night (good for 2 pax w/ breakfast)
  • Island Hopping: P2,500 per boat (good for 4pax, with life vest and snorkeling gears but without food package
    • If less than 4pax, arrangements must be made at Moalboal Municipality only
  • Volleyball Equipment: Free but with reservation

OTHER INFORMATION:

HOW TO GET THERE?

BY BUS: From South Bus Terminal, ride a bus bound for Moalboal via Barili or Badian. Then ask to be dropped off at Moalboal Public Market. Bus fare is around P110 per head (one-way). From there, ride a habal-habal going to Tongo Hills Cottages. Fare is P30-50 per head (one-way).

BY CAR: Navigate with Waze or Google Maps, and search for “Tongo Hills Cottages” in Moalboal. Parking space is available.

Moalboal is indeed a piece of Cebu’s finest. A visit to this town becomes worthwhile when we stay at resorts that offer a balanced strike of comfort and budget.

Full feature here: https://sugbo.ph/2019/tongo-hill-cottages-moalboal/



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