Belle View Beach Club
Travel Blogs from Lapu Lapu
... are we in the 'we always use a meter’ designated airport Yellow Cab than the driver asks as we exit the airport ‘300 pesos, or meter?’ He’s very keen to do the fixed fare scam. We relent, I’ve already sussed that it’s around 200 pesos (at most) and the extra 100 might ensure we are not kidnapped by his cohort of Mafioso taxi gang.
Halfway across the bridge into Cebu, the skies open up and the ...
Up early to have a nice cheap breakfast at the hotel before riding the scooter back to the Tarsier Sanctuary. We got there just after opening at 9am after losing our way in town as there are so many one way streets!! We paid 50P each to get in and this included a nice young lady as our guide to take us through the park and show us the 3 Tarsiers they had found in the morning. They are in ...
... to take us the short ride of the water to Cabilao Island, home of lovely beaches and pristine reef systems.
In short, the resort was lovely. Simply beautiful, set in a large property with plenty of space and a fresh water swimming pool. Our tree house was the coolest thing in the world! A two storey cottage mounted in three palm trees that ran up through the cottages interior, making us feel like we were in a Robinson Crusoe-esque villa. This made for wonderfully cool ...
... the street all the time, a day doesn't go by when you don't see someone ******* in public. The taxi driver pulled up next to a guy ******* and was asking him directions while he carried on *******, shotgun hanging from his belt, not a care in the world. Normally when they can't find a place it's because they are hidden away in some remote area, this one however was on a huge main road not that far from the bus station.
The hotel lobby and restaurant area is quite quirky ...
... not last long, and was quite refreshing. Alan and Zandrea went for a quick dip, before we started to make our way back down, this was a bit of an adventure. We were crossing some pretty interesting looking bamboo bridges, and crossing over huge moss covered rocks, and coming down at what sometimes felt like a cliff, but we all made it! Aside from the beauty of the waterfall, the walk was ...
Other places to stay in Lapu Lapu
Dap - dap Mactan, Lapu Lapu | Hotelfrom $65
M.L. Quezon Highway, Lapu Lapu | Hotelfrom $31
Kinnner Hill, Matumbo Road, Lapu Lapu | Hotelfrom $24
Suba Basbas, Lapu Lapu | 4 star hotelfrom $47
1 Hollywood Boulevard, Lapu Lapu | 3 star hotelfrom $34