20 Lesser-Known Cebu Spots You Need to Visit

Want to have a fun and truly memorable weekend trip but can’t stand the crazy crowd? I know one trick that you might find really helpful. Instead of visiting the most popular spots in Cebu, check out the lesser-known ones! I’ve compiled some of Cebu’s lesser-known spots that truly deserve our attention.

1. Mabugnao Mainit Hot Spring National Park

Type: Spring
Location: Carcar City

A cool watering hole perfect for those hot summer afternoons.

2. Liog-Liog Rock

Type: Rock Formation
Location: Santa Cruz, Ronda

3. Halo-Halo Lane

Type: Dining Destination
Location: Dumanjug Plaza

4. Gakub Spring

Type: Spring
Location: Dalaguete

5. Ka-Tinggo Falls

Type: Waterfall
Location: Catmon (Esoy Hot Spring)

6. Hermit’s Cove

Type: Beach/Cove
Location: Aloguinsan

7. Lanipao Rainforest

Type: Mountain Resort
Location: Sapangdaku, Guadalupe

8. Lusno Falls

Type: Waterfall
Location: Ronda

9. Olango Marine Sanctuary

Type: Sanctuary
Location: Olango Island

10. Pawod Spring

Type: Underwater Cave System / Spring
Location: Agus, Lapu-Lapu City

11. Kapilya de Sakripisyo

Type: Chapel for Unbaptized stillborn children
Location: Argao

12. Kan-Amno Falls

Type: Waterfall
Location: Lower Becerril, Boljoon

13. Linaw Spring

Type: Spring
Location: Argao

14. Mangasang Falls

Type: Waterfall
Location: Tagbao, Cebu City

15. Medellin Hideaway

Type: Beach Resort
Location: Medellin

16. Cambais Falls

Type: Waterfall
Location: Alegria

17. Sea Paradise

Type: Zoo/Boardwalk
Location: Alcantara

18. Pityak / Tubod-Duguan Falls

Type: Waterfall
Location: Dumanjug

19. Binaliw Spring

Type: Spring
Location: Sogod

20. Marmol Cliffs

Type: Cliffs/River
Location: Tuburan

How many of these spots have you visited? Let us know in the comments section below!

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5 Responses

  1. Vic R. Seguerra says:

    This is a beautiful beginning of enlightening the younger generation of our good old days when ….Old Cebu was still popularly known as Sugbu…. When Talisay had the most number of swimming pools because of its free flowing “poso” or Artesian wells, the famous lechon inasal, and kinilaw isda…. When there were no big, high rise hotels except “Bascon Capitol Hotel”, antedating Magellan Hotel by almost 2 decades? … When “The Yarrow Beach Resort and Club”, was the entertainment place to be, with its famous nightly orchestra… And others. … Carcar was already famous for its crispy chicharon, ampaw, and sweet juicy “Takoy” pomelos…. When Mandaue was well known for its Binkang Mandaue, the long white passenger trucks, with the jeepney type seating arrangement, and … When Cebu’s provincial roads were plied by the red colored Bisaya Land Trans., and Cebu Autobus, among a few others plying like the yellow Lozadas, the Enad Bros, Reroma Bus, ….

  2. I have not visited any of these but soon, I will. There is also falls in Ginatilan, which is my hometown.

  3. Wow! Very nice list! Daghan pa mi wala na adtoan ani nga mga lugar.

  4. Gary says:

    WOW, Amazing List

    I am going to have to do some more exploring

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