8 of the Most Beautiful Beaches You Can Only Find in Cebu

Whenever you're feeling lost or in need of inspiration, it's always important to take time out of your busy schedule and relax. And whenever the waves start calling, you know it's time to go and hit the beach.

Here are 8 of the best beaches in Cebu that will make your vacation worthwhile:

Aloguinsan


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Head to Hidden Beach, Aloguinsan for some quality time. It's an uncrowded place where you can get a relaxing break from your busy life.

Key Facts:
Distance: 60 km Southwest of Cebu City
Travel Time: around 1.5 hours
How to Get There: V-hire to Pinamungajan (costs Php 100-150)

Badian


Photo from CebuPictures
Locals consider Lambug Beach in Badian as a hidden paradise. Situated right next to Moalboal, Badian has a fine array of colorful species of fish, coral reef and sea plants.

Key Facts:
Distance: 100 km Southwest of Cebu City
Travel Time: around 3 hours
How to Get There: Bus to Badian (costs Php 150-200)

Oslob


Photo from BluewaterSumilon

Generally, Oslob is the destination for those who want to swim with the butandings or the whale sharks. A boat ride away from the beach is Sumilon island, an enchanting 24-hectare of land originally built as a marine sanctuary.

Key Facts:
Distance: 121.4 km South of Cebu City
Travel Time: around 3.5 hours
How to Get There: Bus to Oslob (costs Php 90-150)

Alcoy



Tingko Beach in Alcoy is one of the most popular beaches on the island of Cebu. It boasts of a beautiful beach and white sand without an expensive price tag.

Key Facts:
Distance: 100 km South of Cebu City
Travel Time: 3 hours
How to Get There: Bus to Oslob (Php 90 - Php 150)

Moalboal



Scuba divers consider Moalboal as a haven where they can find schools of sardines swimming just a few meters from the shores of Basdaku Beach. A couple kilometers away from the beach is Pescador Island with a beautiful reef display.

Key Facts:
Distance: 100 km Southwest of Cebu City
Travel Time: around 2.5 hours
How to Get There: Bus to Moalboal (costs Php 150-200)

Malapascua


Photo from CodedIncantation
Malapascua is a dreamer's paradise. It is home to harmless thresher sharks, which is one of the reasons why it is a top destination for scuba divers. Despite its tiny and isolated location, it is fast becoming a top destination for divers.  

Key Facts:
Distance: 80 km North of Cebu City
Travel Time: around 3 hours
How to Get There: Bus to Maya + Boat to Malapascua (costs Php 250-300)

Camotes


Photo from TravellingThePhilippines
Camotes Island boasts of an unspoiled white sand beach with a shoreline that could go miles and miles. Apart from the shore, the island is home to pristine aqua-blue waters for a true paradise experience.

Key Facts:
Distance: 90 km North of Cebu City
Travel Time: around 3.5 hours
How to Get There: Bus to Danao City + Boat to San Francisco (costs Php 250-300)

Bantayan



Bantayan Island is one of the best (if not the best) beaches in the Philippines. Nicknamed as the next Boracay, Sta. Fe is home to powdery smooth white sand beach resorts that line up on the shore.

Key Facts:
Distance: 150 km North of Cebu City
Travel Time: around 4.5 hours
How to Get There: Bus to Hagnaya + Ferry to Sta. Fe (Php 250-300)

Which of these beaches have you been to and which one's your favorite?




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