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Mactan has a few restaurants but eating out will mean arranging transport to/from the resort in advance coupled with a long drive if travelling to Cebu city.
The majority of restaurants on Mactan are situated along the main road leading to the airport which is typically a 15-20 minute drive from the resorts.
Mactan has little to offer in terms of local tourist attractions, excursions, sites of historical interest etc. Most of the activities available are offered by the resorts eg.
www.malapascua.de /Cebu/Mactan/hauptteil_map_mactan.html   (1133 words)

 Mactan Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mactan Island lies a few kilometers to the southeast of Cebu Island in the Philippines.
The island is part of Cebu Province and is divided into Lapu-Lapu City and the municipality of Cordova.
The island is connected to Cebu by the Marcelo Fernan Bridge (Mactan II Bridge).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mactan_Island   (142 words)

 Olango Island
Island -or as it is named on the map Olango Island.
Also for thousands of migration birds, this island is just "transit" station and resting place on their way from nestling areas in Sibiria or Northern China to winter "vacation" destinations in New Zealand or Australia, and back again.
Located five kilometers east of Mactan Island, Olango Island lies between the Bohol Strait to the south and the Camotes Sea to the north.
www.malapascua.de /Cebu/Olango_Island/hauptteil_olango_island.html   (605 words)

 Battle of Mactan: history and myth at Cebu Living
It is said in the island that the chieftain did not die or that at least nobody ever saw him die and the islanders believe he has been turned into a stone and is forever guarding the seas of Mactan.
The shrine sits along the boundaries of the villages of Punta EngaƱo and Mactan in Lapu-Lapu City on the island of Mactan.
Three monuments in the Mactan Shrine are worthy of note: the Magellan Marker, the Magellan monument, and chieftain Lapu-Lapu’s statue.
living.cebunetwork.com /battle-of-mactan-shrine/2006/05/08   (916 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Famous For   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Tropical island Cebu is famous not only for its fresh mangoes but its export-quality dried mangoes.
Mactan Island, located across Mandaue City, encompasses a total land area of 150 hectares.
The island is blessed with white sand beaches and crystal clear waters.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=famousefor&province=40   (624 words)

Mactan is coral island, 24 sq mi (62 sq km), just off the coast of Cebu Island and part of Cebu province.
Mactan Island is known for its history being the site of the Battle of Mactan, the first battle between native Filipinos and Europeans.
Mactan is also known for its many guitar factories, Shell Craft industry and Beach Resorts.
www.mactan.biz   (386 words)

 Mactan Philippines Scuba Diving Holiday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Baring dive site is along the North-Western side of the Island and the wall starts at 60ft/20m and ends down to about 220ft/73m before disappearing on a gradual slope.
Is another adjacent small Island that shares the same wall as Baring but is located at the most Southern tip of the Olango reef.
Sharing the same wall of Olango Island, divers would not be able to tell the difference between Sulpa and Nalusu-An Island underwater.
www.philippine-travel.co.uk /diving-holidays/mactan.htm   (677 words)

When we got to the island, we found a 10,000 foot concrete runway that had been built in the 1950s as an emergency field for SAC bombers to recover in the event of a war.
Mactan is a small island, completely cut off from land, and it is blessed with white sandy beaches and coconut palms.
For most of the Filipinos on the island, their only contact with Americans were the handful of Peace Corps workers and missionaries who were on the island.
www.spectrumwd.com /c130/articles/mactan.htm   (2480 words)

 Mactan Island Cebu Apartments for rent Mactan Island Cebu apartment rentals, Mactan Island Cebu furnished apartments to ...
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 Philippines Hotels and Resorts - Shangri-la's Mactan Island Resort & Spa Cebu
Shangri-La's Mactan Island Resort and Spa, Philippines' largest and most exclusive deluxe resort gives its guests the ultimate tropical paradise vacation experience.
The Resort's 547 guest rooms and suites are spacious and comfortable featuring balconies with seating area and a tropical design that blends the comforts of the West with the charm of the East.
Whether you are on a holiday or business, Shangri-La's Mactan Island Resort and Spa's extensive services and amenities make your stay a sheer indulgence.
www.southtravels.com /asia/philippines/shangrilamactan/index.html   (951 words)

 Mactan Island and Cebu City, Hotels and Info. Holiday Inn, Best Hotels and Resorts for Lapulapu City
Mactan Island Cebu, a beautiful island located about 1 hour south of Manila by plane is one of the reasons this area is called, Pearl of the South.
The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War.
Known to many, “Mactan” is set to be the most famous name for the island.
www.mactan.com   (1333 words)

The capital of Cebu island is Cebu City.
In the urban area of Cebu City there is an important seaport and the nation's second largest airport is located on Mactan Island, near to Cebu City.
For tourists the island Cebu, its capital Cebu City and the nearby smaller islands have a lot of attractions.
www.philippines.hvu.nl /cebu1.htm   (212 words)

 Tourist Attractions in Cebu City and Lapu Lapu City, Mactan Island
Lapu Lapu City Mactan Island, is the home to the majority of the Guitar manufactures in Cebu.
Whilst the Guitars are made on Mactan the materials typically used have to be shipped in from Mindanao, as they are not found on the Island of Cebu.
Whilst still wading to the shore, he was killed by island chieftain Lapu Lapu leading his army of men during the battle for supremacy and freedom on April 27, 1521.
www.livecebu.com /placestosee.htm   (1293 words)

 CeBu CeBoom CeBlog » Blog Archive » Mactan, the Largest Coral Island in the World?
A trivia that made the whole class be amaze when our teacher told us that Mactan Island is made up of coral reefs, making it the world’s largest coral island.
Situated a few meters across Mactan Channel from the main island of Cebu.
The island is part of a group of islands that form Mactan Islands, province of Cebu and is divided into Lapu-Lapu City and the municipality of Cordova.
www.ngkhai.net /cebu/2006/08/01/mactan-the-largest-coral-island-in-the-world   (486 words)

 Shangri-la's Mactan Island Resort Cebu - Philippine Resorts - Travelinternational.net
The Paradise Island on the resort's beach cove provides a venue for a private dinner for two or an intimate cocktail gathering.
Shangri-La's Mactan Island resort might be a long way from the daily routine of work but its certainly not out of touch with business.
The Mactan Ballroom is perfect for large functions for up to 800 people.
www.travelinternational.net /resorts/Cebu/Shangrila_Mactan   (535 words)

 Mactan Island Memorial Garden
Mactan Island Memorial Garden is located at the Island of Mactan which is known for its world class beach resorts.
Nestled in the slope of the two bridges connecting the Island to the mainland, MIMG is only minutes away from Cebu, and with the international airport in the neighborhood, only an hour away from metropolitan cities in the Philippines.
In addition to its natural features, the garden is accented with impressive structures: the Admin Office, the multi-purpose Martin Hall, the Chapel, the children's playground, the cascading lagoon - each offers its own unique personality and purpose.
www.property-ph.com /mactan-memorial   (229 words)

 TravelSmart.NET - Philippine Diving Site - Cebu
In Mactan Island, almost all the resorts offer diving but vary in the standard offered and the commitment to conservation.
The main interest of the divers are the walls, with their many caves and overhangs, small shoals of pelagic fish, all varieties of reef fish.
The north and northwest sides of the island have long slopes out and down with fields of stony corals, particularly large table and boulder corals.
www.travelsmart.net /ph/Diving_Sites/Cebu.htm   (1193 words)

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This island is strategically located at the very mouth of Manila Bay, surrounded by Mariveles and the province of Bataan to the North and Cavite province to its far south, hence the reason for a perfect fortress to be built in defense of the capital city.
The cafe was right in front of the docking area, a heavy sea breeze was very refreshing and unadulterated, certainly a catnap was hard to resist but we managed to keep ourselves busy as Armand shouted at the top of his voice, "All aboard", that was the cue for us to board our respective jeepneys.
The second part of the tour brought us to the ruins of the island, the Mile Long and Cine Corregidor at the Topside, the museum which housed all the important memorabilia and pictures of the war, included there were the well-kept original classic cars of President Manuel L. Quezon and General Douglas MacArthur.
www.lakbay.net /traveltales/tales72.asp   (1551 words)

 Welcome to Mactan PROPERTIES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
We also have included properties outside of the Mactan island particularly in mainland CEBU.
For those who does not know Mactan island please visit the link about Mactan and you will know how nice it is to live or invest in this fast booming island.
If you are looking for a specific real estate property in the island just click on the looking for property link and we will help you find it.
mactanproperties.stormpages.com   (207 words)

 Shangri-La’s Mactan Island Resort - Discount Cebu Hotel Reservations
The Shangri-La’s Mactan Island Resort, Philippines is set in beautiful gardens.
Located on Mactan Island connected to Cebu City via a bridge giving easy access to Cebu’s financial and entertainment districts.
Drive time from Mactan Airport to the Shangri-La’s Mactan Island Resort is approximately 15 minutes, Cebu City is 35 minutes.
directrooms.com /philippines/hotels/shangri-la-s-mactan-island-resort-cebu-799.htm   (224 words)

 Island and Sun Cebu-Mactan Island - online hotel reservations
This resort is located on a small, remote island and has only water-related activities on the resort.
It is a small island in the south-eastern coast of Cordova on Mactan Island.
It is 15-20 minutes boat ride from the port of Cordova, which is about 30 minutes drive from the Mactan International Airport and Cebu City.
www.all-hotels.com /xbook/servlet/hotel-details?hotl_id=296937   (454 words)

 Waterfront Airport Hotel Mactan - Hotels in Cebu - Philippines
The city's only airport hotel, Waterfront Airport Hotel is ideally located in the historical island of Mactan Cebu, Philippines fronting the Mactan Cebu International Airport.
It is 10 minutes away from the shopping center, 15 minutes from Mactan's white sandy beaches, and 30 minutes away from the Cebu City's financial district.
It is a 15 minute drive to Mactan Island beach resorts and 30 minute drive to Cebu City Shopping Malls and the Financial District.
www.travelmart.net /philippinescebu/waterfrontmactan   (734 words)

 Sutukil: Dining on fresh seafood by the seas of Mactan island at Cebu Living
When you’re in or anywhere near Lapu-Lapu City in Mactan Island, you have to try sutukil.
Sutukil is a portmanteau of the three ways fish are cooked in eateries near the Mactan Shrine: Su is for sugba or grilled, tu is for tula or prepared into a soup and kil is for kilaw or turned into a raw fish salad.
The eateries are open-air and you dine in full view of the Mactan seawaters and rows upon rows of mangroves.
living.cebunetwork.com /sutukil-fresh-seafood-mactan-island/2006/05/06   (597 words)

 Waterfront Mactan Island, Cebu City, Philippines
Waterfront Mactan, located in the captivating Mactan Island, offers you the luxury of 167 guest rooms and suites, and the convenience of a two-minute walk to the Mactan International Airport.
Also, the hotel is only 5 minutes away from Mactan Export Processing Zone.
Let the warmth and hospitality of our friendly dealers and lively performances of topnotch entertainers complement your night.
www.asiatravel.com /cebu/waterfrontmactan/index.html   (196 words)

 Philippines cheap resort hotel  Mactan island Cebu
For those who just want to explore the sea and the neighboring islands, pumpboats (motorized outrigger boats) for rent are available at his pleasure.
It is quite common for guests to bring food and drinks and have a small feast at one of those islands.
All of these wonderful things are located at Mactan Island, Cebu, Philippines.
www.cebu-hotels.com /mactan-resort/index.htm   (332 words)

 Shangri-La's Mactan Island Resort Cebu Philippines - TravelMart.net
Shangri-la*s mactan island resort will embark on a Renovation program of its food and beverage facilities and Ocean Wing guest rooms.
Located in Mactan Island in the province of Cebu in the Philippines.
If you are dialing from within Canada, US, or any Pacific or Carribean Island to the UK or to Philippines, dial international access code: 011.
www.travelmart.net /philippinescebu/shangri-la-mactan   (621 words)

 Mactan Island Hotels in Cebu Philippines by DirectRooms
A waterfront, tranquil resort in the south of Mactan Island.
On Mactan Island with easy access to Cebu’s commercial area.
Ideal hide away resort, on the sandy beachfront of Hilutungan Island.
directrooms.com /philippines/hotels/cebu-hotels/mactan-island-price1.htm   (179 words)

 Shangri-La's Mactan Island Resort - Discount Hotel Rooms at Orbitz
On a private white sand beach Shangri-la*s Mactan Island resort offers a true tropical paradise.
Set amidst 13 hectares of lush greenery and landscaped gardens this is a modern-day refuge complemented by Shangri-la*s superb standards of service.
Stay at Shangri-la*s Mactan Island and feel the warmth of the sun complemented by warm Filipino hospitality.
www.orbitz.com /hotel-info/FRPH/SG-SGMAC.html   (472 words)

 Mactan Island
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Hotels, Resorts, Car Rentals, for the Mactan area may now be done through us.
Regardless of this being your first visit to Mactan Cebu or an annual event, we deliver blue skies and blue waters for unparalleled enjoyment.
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