San Fernando, Cebu : Must-see Places

San Fernando, Cebu

San Fernando, Cebu is a home to many tourist spots: mountain resorts, beach getaway destinations, and hiking spots, among others.

If you’re on the lookout for the best public or private resorts for this summer, then San Fernando, Cebu should definitely be in the bag. The city has over 60,00 average population as reported in 2010 and has a total of 21 barangays: Balud, Balungag, Basak, Bugho, Cabatbatan, Greenhills, Ilaya, Lantawan, Liburon, Magsico, Poblacion North, Panadtaran, Pitalo, San Isidro, Sangat, Poblacion South, Tabionan, Tananas, Tinubdan, Tonggo and Tubod.

If you’ve been to a lot of different places in southern Cebu, then San Fernando, Cebu should be on top of your city-hopping list especially if you’re looking for a wide variety of private resorts open regularly not just for locals but for all foreign travelers all over the globe.

Hidden Paradise Mountain Resort

San Fernando, Cebu

A paradise in San Fernando? Yes, why not? A secured, calm and secluded area far away from the polluted and nerve-racking life in the city is what comes into mind when you hear the name of Hidden Paradise Mountain Resort located in San Fernando city, Cebu. Just like other normal resorts, they offer day tour and overnight packages depending on the guests’ needs. The resort accepts team buildings, christenings, weddings and any other reservations intended for special occasions. For just Php100 per person, you can enjoy the use of all resort amenities such as swimming pools and videoke machines. Additional rates apply if you wish to use some cottages and other activities such as the zipline. So if you’re tired of your daily routine then take a break and try out what this resort has to offer.

Pulchra Beach Resort

San Fernando, Cebu

From the Latin word meaning beautiful, Pulchra resort lives up to its name by offering not just an unforgettable and relaxing five star experience but also high-class, five star services and accommodations situated just within the South National Highway in San Fernando, Cebu. From the reception area to its rooms, you can’t help but notice the elegant designs by architect Joe Canizares.

They offer a wide variety of villas and suites such as Jacuzzi villas, Two-bedroom pool villas, garden villas and lagoon suites. World class steam saunas, large pools and great outdoor activities such Taiken diving and diving trips to Cabilao Island, Moalboal, Hilutungan Island and house reef fun dives. If you’re willing to shed some extra cash for an etched- in-your- mind kind of experience in return, then Pulchra Beach Resort is the perfect place where you can get your money’s worth.

Singli Mountain Resort

San Fernando, Cebu

Located at Tongo, San Fernando which is just half an hour away from Cebu city, Singli Mountain Resort is an easy, go-to place for visitors who love mountainous areas and who do not mind walking a few kilometers away.  Aside from the incredible view, the resort also offers privacy and exclusivity upon request. Amenities include two big pools for kids and adults and even a lap pool for those who feel the need to exercise and make use of their swimming skills.


El Kargador Music and Resto Bar

If you’re up to a more exciting and earsplitting way of having fun, then El Kargador Music and Resto Bar is perfect for you and your friends who just wants to get away from the large amount of activity and work, and practice your vocal prowess. You can rent private music loungers for your group so the place is perfect for private family gatherings, team outings and reunions.


Looking for the perfect getaway this summer is torture given the fact that there are plenty of options especially in Southern part of Cebu. Finding the perfect spot isn’t so hard if you know your needs and finding the perfect place that meets your lifestyle.  


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