Compostela, Cebu is located in Northern part of Cebu right after Liloan and before Danao City. It is a small town which offers refreshing resorts and a relaxing environment. This town with only 42,574 residents is named after the hometown of a Roman Catholic friar which hailed from Compostela, Spain.
Although often seen by tourists as a non-significant town in terms of attractions, Compostela, Cebu also has a lot to offer to those who wish to explore its rich surroundings. From peaceful parks to pristine resorts, Compostela has them all to ensure that your one-hour travel is worth it. Being part of Metro Cebu, the town is also slowly having establishments and shops which ensures that travelers and adventurers have easy access to necessities.
Green Lagoon Park
One of the most famous resorts in Compostela, Green Lagoon Park is a must-visit for those who wish to enjoy a refreshing vacation. It is a beachfront resort which also has a swimming pool. It’s also a favorite venue for parties and other events, making it ideal for those who wish to enjoy a fun and quality time. It’s also great for families with kids as its swimming pools come with slides. Also, there are other activities such as banana boat rides, zip line, boating, and island hopping, among others, which are available for everyone to get the most out of.
A river which locals consider as mystical is hidden in the mountains of Compostela, Cebu. Mulao River is a secret river which is already starting to gain attention from the river trekking community. With its long water path, and the natural rock formations, this place is perfect for those who wish to escape from the city and just enjoy a relaxing yet adventurous time. It’s also home to different folklore stories which makes exploring the river an even more memorable one.
Q Park in Compostela, Cebu
For those who wish to go to Compostela to enjoy a peaceful pilgrimage, the Q Park is the place to go. It is a sought-after venue for recollections and retreats due to its peaceful and relaxing environment. It can cater to a huge group with the accommodations available, and those who wish to stay may walk the path of the station of the cross, or they may also take pictures with the huge Mother Mary statue in Q Park. This is a great place for you to meditate, while at the same time, take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Estaca Bay is one of the best-loved venues for conferences and other events due to its complete facilities and peaceful surroundings. Also, being a beach resort, guests are given access to Compostela’s sandy beaches which you all will surely love. There’s also a swimming pool which entails a P100 fee for adults, and P75 for the kids.
A huge number of residents in Compostela, Cebu find their living in the Queso Industry. This is the process of turning carabao milk into cheese – a final product which many love. The local government unit turned this into a festival which happens every third week of July, while at the same time, during the eve of the town fiesta.
Gatubod Spring Resort
Compostela’s first mountain resort, Gatubod Spring Resort is a favorite among both locals and tourists alike. It’s a perfect way for the entire family to take a break from the heat of the sun and just enjoy a quality time with everyone. With cottages and a lot of tables, visitors may also have a picnic and relax. The entrance fee is P60 for adults, and P30 for the kids.