1 day in Mactan Island Itinerary

1 day in Mactan Island Itinerary

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Lapu Lapu
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Lapu Lapu

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Learn about the first encounters and a historical clash of civilizations by exploring the shrines and monuments dedicated to the Spanish explorer Fernando Magellan and Lapu Lapu, the city's eponymous hero who defeated him.
On the 16th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Vano Public Beach, then steep yourself in history at Magellan Shrine, and then take a tour by water with SK Divers Center.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lapu Lapu trip planner.

If you are flying in from Taiwan, the closest major aiport is Mactan Cebu International Airport. In November in Lapu Lapu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Mactan Island travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Monuments · Shopping Malls
One of the primary tourist islands of Cebu, Mactan Island houses a number of key attractions located close to the main regional airport. The coral island has a biodiverse marine environment close to the shore, making Mactan Island holidays popular with divers of all abilities. The beaches have been developed into tourist havens, with sparkling resorts, beach bars, and water sports rental shops. Particularly adventurous travelers use Mactan Island visits as a springboard for explorations of the smaller and less-populated islands nearby.