List of Best Beach Resorts in Bantayan Island, Cebu
Cebu, Philippines — With its rich culture, great food offerings, and magnificent beaches, Cebu has proven itself to be an infallible destination for travel junkies and adventure seekers. For the sunbather, a trip to the Queen City of the South wouldn’t be complete without a day or two at the beach.
Aside from the famous Lechon and dried mangoes, Cebu also boasts many world-class beach resorts, and some of them can be found on Bantayan Island. Divided into three municipalities which are Bantayan, Madridejos, and Sta. Fe, this island in the Visayan sea houses some of the best accommodations in Cebu, and here are ten of them.
Anika Island Resort
Address: F. Roska Street, Bayan ng Santa Fe, 6047
Anika Island Resort is the newest eco-friendly resort destination and one of Bantayan Island’s top choices for accommodation. The property was developed and equipped with the environment in mind, with up-cycled rooms made from cargo containers designed to withstand natural calamities. They have rooms perfect for couples, families, and groups with a price range of Php2,000 to Php 4,500.
Amihan Beach Cabanas
Address: A. Batobalonos St, Santa Fe, 6047 Cebu
If you want to enjoy Bantayan Island’s breathtaking beauty peacefully and with a bit of privacy, Amihan Beach Cabanas is the perfect accommodation for you. Located in the center of Santa Fe, Amihan offers beautiful native-designed cabanas made of bamboo and local materials – it’s modern meets native! The cabanas are furnished with one queen size double bed, air conditioning, ceiling fan, cable TV, refrigerator, desk, private bathroom with hot and cold-water shower, and 32 sqm of living area inclusive of a terrace. You can choose between the Cabana with Sea View for Php 4,000 or Cabana with Partial Sea View for Php 3,800, both for two persons, including breakfast.
Kota Beach Resort
Address: F. Duarte St, Santa Fe, Cebu
When it comes to indulgence and experience, Kota Beach Resort is an accessible name to have in mind. The luxurious rooms that still fit the budget are a medley of native and modern minimalism. Rates start from PHP 2,300 for single or double occupancy with a breakfast set. The resort also offers function rooms available for rentals and an in-house restaurant, Kadlawon Restobar.
La Playa Estrella Beach Resort
Address: C. Batiancila Street, Bayan ng Santa Fe
If you’re looking for a romantic and easy place to celebrate your special day with your special one, La Playa Estrella is the perfect destination for you. La Playa Estrella’s rooms are designed for travelers and vacationers of utmost comfort with a clean and minimalist interior and necessary amenities. Rates range from Php 3,000 to Php 3,600. The resort also houses a restaurant and a beach bar and provides free parking on site.?
Coucou Bar Hotel and Restaurant
Address: Batobalonos Street, Poblacion Santa Fe, Bantayan Island, 6047, Santa Fe, Cebu
Founded in 2009, Coucou Bar Hotel and Restaurant is situated in the heart of Santa Fe. The garden setting beach resort houses all ten rooms equipped with complete amenities such as a regulated air conditioner, cable tv, spacious private shower with hot and cold water, safety vaults, and a balcony. They also have an in-house restaurant that serves sumptuous Filipino cuisine.
The Coral Blue Oriental Beach Villas & Suites
Address: Batiancila Street, Sta. Fe, Bantayan Island, Cebu, Sta. Fe, 6047 Cebu
Dubbed as “The most beautiful Asian style accommodation on the island,” The Coral Blue Oriental Beach Villas and Suites take pride in their rooms and amenities made of bamboos and local materials perfectly combined with a European touch. The resort is a complete island getaway with an in-house restaurant, spa, water sports facilities, laundry services, tour, and other activities packages. The laid-back tropical vibes in this resort will surely make you want to stay a little longer to experience the ultimate island life.
Beach Placid Resort
Address: F. Roska Street, Santa Fe, Cebu
Opened in early 2009, Beach Placid is a consistent Tripadvisor awardee for its excellent accommodation and resort experience. The property boasts the best & longest stretch of Beach on Alice Beach. They offer a wide selection of perfect rooms for backpackers, honeymooners, groups and families, and even solo travelers.
Ogtong Cave Resort
Address: F. Duarte St., Brgy. Poblacion, Santa Fe, Bantayan Island
They pride themselves on the pioneer resort in Bantayan that offers nothing but utmost relaxation. Unlike other beach resorts, they have their underground pool, a tropical garden, an in-house restaurant offering Asian Fusion cuisine, rooms complete with cable tv, a bathroom with a hot and cold shower, and a coffee and tea making facility. The rate starts at PHP2,800 per night.
Budyong Beach Resort
Address: Poblacion, Santa Fe, Bantayan Island, Cebu
This resort in Bantayan promises a beautiful escape for both local and international visitors. With its breathtaking beachfront views alongside the powdery sand beach, it’s no wonder this is one of the most booked beach resorts in Bantayan Cebu. Guests can choose from accommodations made from wood and nipa materials. They have an on-site restaurant offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner meals. There are also nearby bars on the beach if you want to go out and discover more restaurants.
Marlins Beach Resort
Address: F. Roska Street, Santa Fe, Bantayan Island, Cebu
Thinking of a place to celebrate your birthday or any special occasion? Consider staying at Marlin Beach Resort, which offers many leisure activities and a scenic view of the beach. All rooms are equipped with a minibar, a refrigerator, a tv, and plush beddings. Top activities on the resort include water skiing, kayaking, banana riding, island tour, or perhaps, playing some beach volleyball.
*Bantayan Island Resort Rates may change without prior notice; please visit Agoda for updated hotel rates, availability, and current hotel promos.