Cebu Marine Beach Resort
The Cebu Marine Beach Resort, a small 26 room resort in Mactan, offers guests a relaxing, enjoyable experience at affordable rates. The resort is situated quite a ways from the airport, so a taxi ride or a car rental is necessary to reach it. Guests who go to Cebu Marine looking for a quiet retreat near sandy beaches, but away from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding area, leave feeling rejuvenated and satisfied.
Former guests indicated that the rooms were on the small side and outdated when compared to nearby hotels, but the cheaper rates and a tasty breakfast made up for the lack of space and any modernity lost. The resort's design has a charming Filipino feel that may appeal to those interested in immersing themselves in local culture. The Cebu Marine Beach Resort offers guests plenty of amenities, such as a pool and conference room, as well as nearby snorkeling adventures. The resort Dive Shop can help arrange your outing.
The hotel takes pride in the community and culture, as evidenced by the many special local touches. The gift shop, for example, sells handcrafted souvenirs made from indigenous materials, while the resort restaurant's menu is filled with Filipino offerings. Some guests weren't thrilled about the prices of the food compared to the portions, but it's tasty all the same.
While this may be an ideal getaway for couples looking for privacy or anyone who enjoys peace and quiet, others may find the isolation off-putting as the resort isn't centrally located. To combat the resort's remoteness, guests can take a car into the city for more dining or shopping options. While the Cebu Marine Beach Resort may not be luxurious by most people's standards, travelers on a budget will appreciate its lower rates in exchange for a decent stay right on the beach.
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