Discover and enjoy at Cebu entertainment and hangout hotspots in the city.
You won’t get bored in Cebu. There are numerous establishments, buildings, sites, parks, shops, and natural reserves waiting to be visited and explore.
The place or facility that you can enjoy with depends entirely on your choice or the need of your group or family.
So, there are various places that one can spend time with such as for the general public, for the children, for youth and students, and even for travelers and adventurers at some challenging environments.
Depending on your planned activity, there are lots of Cebu entertainment and hangout places that can serve your purpose and plan. For example, if you are a party, outgoing and night person, you will certainly have fun visiting bars and clubs in Cebu City.
If you were a student and enjoy reading books or researching online in a relax atmosphere, you might want to stay at cafes.
For those who prefer to visit and explore open spaces or natural parks, you might prefer to go to some mountain parks or nature reservation areas.
For families with smaller children, there are such places that accommodate children with safer surroundings and environment.
Anyway, such Cebu entertainment and hangout places will include amusement parks, nature parks, shopping malls and centers, cafes and coffee shops, bars, night clubs, KTVs and discotheques.
As I reminded you above, there are places that are available for particular activities and places for general and common activities. I believe that there are more of such places in Cebu and its surrounding areas. What follows are just guides and serve as points of introduction to the usual and popular places where people would go.
Let me segregate these places as follow…
Children and Family
For this group of people, we can usually find only limited places at this point in Cebu compared with places where most adults can go.
Families with smaller children can normally visit swimming pools and some amusement parks, which are by the way not very much tapped as business opportunities and supported by the government as projects. We can provide you the following places where families and children can enjoy…
St James Amusement Park, Cebu Happymong Kidspark, and the Family Park in Talamban, Cebu City.
Sirao Garden (or Little Amsterdam)
General Public Parks
There are public parks available near Cebu but could take some time for travel. These are mostly natural or ecoparks.
More descriptions will be created to further explore that resources and details of such parks and places soon in this website.
The following offers you some guides to other great places where you can be entertained and enjoy in one place.
Cebu’s shopping centers and malls are the places where most people – young and adults – would normally at any Cebu entertainment and hangout spots. Not only because such places have almost everything you can buy but because of the atmosphere and ambiance.
Some would visit to buy things, food and enjoy games and other entertainment facilities, including watching movies. However, some would just stay there to look around, enjoy the things being displayed, see what’s new, or just come to escape from the heat of the tropical climate.
So, here are some of the places you can visit…
SM City Cebu: North Reclamation Area,Cebu City 6000,Metro Cebu, Philippines
Ayala Center in Cebu: Apitong Street, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
138 Mall: Junquera Street, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
S&R Membership Shopping: E.O. Perez St., Ouano Avenue, Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines
Robinsons Cybergate: Don Mariano Cui Street, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
J Centre: 165 A. S. Fortuna Street, Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines
138 Mall – Colon St, Cebu City; APM Mall – North Reclamation Area, Cebu City; Ayala Center Cebu – Cebu Business Park; Banilad Town Centre – Banilad, Cebu City; Best Buy – Osmena Blvd, Cebu City; Colonnade Mall – Colon St, Cebu City; EMall – P. del Rosario St, Cebu City; Fooda Savers Mart, Mango Ave, Cebu City; Gaisano Capital – Colon St, Cebu City; Happy Mart, Colon St, Cebu City; JY Square, Lahug, Cebu City; La Nueva Supermart, near Cebu City Hall; Metro Gaisano, Colon St, Cebu City; NUVO – Osmena Blvd cor Colon St, Cebu City; Prince Warehouse Club, near Cebu City Hall; Robinsons Place – Fuente Osmena, Cebu City; SM City Cebu – North Reclamation Area, Cebu City; Unitop – Osmena Blvd, Cebu City, SM Seaside City Cebu.
The adjacent city, which is also a rapidly economically progressing place is Mandaue City. This city has various factories and manufacturers of products for both local and export consumption.
Colonnade, Gaisano Grand Mall, Insular Square Mall – Basak, Mandaue City; J Centre Mall – A.S. Fotuna Street, Mandaue City, Happy Mart – Highway, Mandaue City; Park Mall – New Mandaue City, North Reclamation Area, Mandaue City; Prince Warehouse Club – A.C. Cortes Ave, Mandaue City; Save More Supermarket – Canduman, Mandaue City, Save More Supermarket – Maguikay, Mandaue City; S&R Cebu – Subangdaku, Mandaue City; SM Hypermarket – North Reclamation Area, Mandaue City; Super Metro Mandaue/Pacific Grand Mall – Ibabao, Mandaue City.
Crossing any of the bridges that will lead to Mactan Island, you will also find a few shopping centers. This is also favorable to locals, visitors and guests of the island, which is famous for its white beaches, resorts and all sorts of vacation, leisure, and business establishments.
On Mactan Island you will be at its only city – Lapu Lapu City. The name itself originates from the local hero who defended the island from being dominated by foreign aggressors. The heroe’s name is Datu Lapu Lapu who fought against Ferdinand Magellan and his soldiers. You can visit Mactan Shrine where the famous “Battle of Mactan” occurred in the 16th century. So, you may check that out, and here are Lapu Lapu City’s shopping centers..
Gaisano Mactan – Mactan, Lapulapu City; Marina Mall – Mactan, Lapaulapu City; Islands Souvenirs Pasalubong Center, Mactan, Lapulapu City.
More Cebu Entertainment and Hangout Places
For students, adults and other Cebu entertainment and hangout places these are available and located in the Metropolitan itself. They are quite easy to find and very much accessible, if you have money, and they are not that very costly as well.
These places includes cafes for the younger and adult groups who prefer to talk privately, or to relax, read something, play, sing or listen to music – especially for the youth and students.
And, there are people (I mean adult group) who prefer to get into places that are more public, louder and wilder. Cebu has lots of bars, clubs, KTVs, discotheques and night clubs. Let’s name some of the popular places as follow…
Nowadays, Cebu is booming with cafes or coffee shops serving not only those usual coffee products but most sorts of lighter and milder drinks, foods – cakes, pizza, biscuits, fusion food, etc. I love such places myself!
Okay, here are some of them…
You will be surprised to see that the owners of Cebu cafes would really put all their hearts and minds in their business – the various choices of coffee products, arrangement, interior designs, themes, colors and ambiance of their establishments.
Be warned since these places are not for the faint-hearted and under aged individuals. These are strictly for adults and most places require young-looking and curious people to present their IDs when necessary.
Most of the popular clubs in Cebu City are established in Mango Avenue area. It is located at the heart of Cebu City where most big establishments are located – banks, hotels, government offices, shopping centers, hospitals and schools, among others.
Such are the places that entertainment places thrive. The clubs and such similar establishments are, of course, have licenses and operate legally. However, just make sure that when you visit any of them you have somebody with you familiar with the place to keep you away from any trouble or harm.
Anyway, let me provide you some of these popular places…
Most of these places are entertaining and fun for adults but not for some who are not mature and or legal age and other suitable requirements.
Thanks and have a good time.