Mactan Island

Cebu, Philippines

Mactan Island

Mactan Island is a beautiful island located in Cebu, Philippines. The island adjacent to Cebu Island and is one of the mainstay attractions in Cebu Province. This 65 square kilometer island is separated from Cebu city by Mactan Channel which is crossed by two bridges, the Marcelo Fernan Bridge and the Mactan Mandaue Bridge. On the island there is the second most crowded international airport in Philippines, the Mactan-Cebu International Airport. In addition, the island is also the most populous island but has natural beauty that can attract tourists to visit here.

The beauty of the ocean and beach on the island is a magnet for tourists from all corners. There are a lot of beaches that you can come to while on the island. The beaches have beautiful scenery and not be boring for anyone who sees it for the beauty and clarity of the blue sea stretches. You can spend time with a variety of activities to enjoy the beauty of this island ranging from relaxing, admiring the beauty of nature to water sports such as snorkeling, diving, jet skiing, sailing and so forth. Additionally, Mactan Island Aquarium is the only attraction in the form opened aquarium to the public in Visayas region.

On this island there are also many tourist facilities can be found easily in this developing and developed island. For staying place, there are various hotel accommodation available with varying rates. Various craftsmen furniture can be found on this island. Guitar, ukulele and a variety of other musical instruments are manufactured by them. You can buy it as a memento.

Mactan Island

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Transport options Mactan Island

The existence of an international airport on the island is beneficial for you because you just need to choose the flight that led to the Mactan-Cebu International Airport. Upon arrival at the airport, you can use a variety of ground vehicles to get around the island and enjoy the beauty of the sea. But if you start the journey from Cebu city central, you can go to this island by road which takes about 45 minutes.


Flying to Cebu

Cebu is served by Mactan-Cebu International Airport. Mactan-Cebu International Airport is located about 8 km east from Cebu. A taxi into the city from Mactan-Cebu International Airport would cost PHP 200. Read more about Mactan-Cebu International Airport or look for flights to Cebu