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Relax and unwind: Top 4 Staycation destinations in Cebu to visit after Covid-19

Bring #staycation to a whole new level and explore these private destinations in Ceb after Covid-19.

Sunset at the pool

The economy has taken a serious hit because of the coronavirus outbreak, and so did our social lives. Going outdoors became a luxury, and for a time only groceries and essential establishments could operate.

Adventures are reduced to daydreams as we would scroll past photos of lovely sceneries with heavy hearts and nostalgia for the life outdoors we once had. Still we remain hopeful for the resumption of the state of things pre-Covid, and we hold on to every sense of normalcy we can find.

The pandemic shall be over soon. For now, we can allow ourselves to plan ahead for the escapades and outings we will have once we are past this crisis. We had been in a home staycation for so long, wouldn’t it be nice to have it somewhere that isn’t our address?

We have compiled a list of local destinations where you can breathe in some lush vegetation and unwind after Covid-19. Feel free to update your future itineraries with trips to the wonderful fauna of Cebu island.

The Fog House

  • Location: Barangay Taptap, Cebu City
  • Transportation: Private or rented vehicle
  • Room rates:Php25,000  for 20 pax (max of 35), Php800 for extra person
  • Amenities/activities:
    • Spa bed with in-house masseuse
    • 3 bedrooms
    • 2 kitchens
    • 2 living rooms
    • Infinity  pool
    • Karaoke  and cable TV
  • Contact: 0917-321-4976, Facebook
  • Special notes: No walk-ins

Adlawon Vacation Farm

Source: Facebook
  • Location: Sitio Proper, Adlaon, Cebu City
  • Transportation: Habal-habal, private or rented vehicle, taxi
  • Entrance fee: Php150/head with Php50 consumable, Php100/child below 12, Free for 3 years old and below
  • Room rates: Php3,500 for 2 pax with breakfast, Php4000 weekend rate
  • Amenities/activities:
    • Restaurant featuring fresh produce
    • Expansive garden
    • Visit farm
  • Contact: (032) 516 3948, Facebook
  • Special notes: Walk-ins are okay

Bacalla Woods Campsite

  • Location: Ilaya-San Isidro Rd, San Fernando, Cebu
  • Transportation: Bus, jeep, habal-habal, private and rented vehicle
  • Entrance fee:  Php100/head
  • Room rates: Php1,300 for 2
  • Amenities/activities:
    • Php150 for hammock rental
    • Php200 for overnight camping with breakfast, electricity, CR, kitchen use, drinking water
    • Php1,000 for tent rental for 10 pax
    • Camp site
    • Mountain bike
    • Skateboard
    • Snorkel
    • River and mountain trek
    • Infinity swing
    • Waterfall
  • Contact: 0923-825-6945, Email, Facebook
  • Special notes: No walk-ins, no cellular and WiFi signal. Bring mosquito protection

Pine Tree Mountain Resort

  • Location: Gaas, Balamban, Cebu
  • Transportation: Habal-habal, taxi, private and rented vehicle
  • Room rates: Php6,000 per room good for 4 pax, 3 rooms minimum per reservation
  • Amenities/activities:
    • Mediterranean design
    • 6-hectare property with vegetation
    • Game room
    • Luxury villas
    • Veranda
    • Sauna and outdoor jacuzzi
    • Infinity pool
  • Contact: (032) 422-3388, Email, Facebook
  • Special notes:
    • The place caters to companies and large groups, so individual bookings are discouraged
    • You can’t book a single room. The minimum number of rooms booked on a particular date is 3. You can book all 3 rooms or wait for the other rooms to be booked
    • Day rate is Php10,000 minimum of 10 pax. You can’t book single day use rate. Since 30 guests is the minimum number of people for day use, you can wait for more people to make their day use reservations to complete the minimum
    • Food corkage applies

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