What comes to your mind when we talk of paradise? Serene beaches, posh hotels, different sumptuous meals, and a relaxing view of the horizon. We all want to live in that island city paradise. Gladly, you can live that kind of life here at the city of Mactan.

The island of Mactan is considered one of the top destinations in the Philippines. Travelers, and even folks alike, are actually wanting to live there since everything you need is already here. Mactan covers a spectrum of adventure, be it on land or at sea. It’s a paradise that you’ll most likely dream of living.

Get to know what awaits you here at Mactan. Here are ten amazing things to love about this island:


World Class Beaches

If you’re looking for the best beaches here in the Philippines, Mactan is the place to be. Cebu is known as the sixth best island in the world last year according to T+L (Travel + Leisure), a New York-based magazine. Up until now, it’s still the world’s top island destination due to its clear waters, which is a perfect diving spot for divers.

More about The World’s Best Islands in 2016 here http://www.travelandleisure.com/worlds-best/2016/islands#cebu

Water Adventures

Since it’s surrounded by sea, you can go for water adventures. There are tons of water sports and wate activities that you can enjoy like parasailing, wakeboarding, water skiing, recreational scuba diving, jet skiing, etc.

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Luxurious Hotels

Looking for five-star hotels? You got it all here in Mactan! You can find at most 20 luxurious accommodations here that you will definitely love, from budget to luxury hotels. Each have different amenities to offer, but the common ones are pools, gym, restaurants, and more. Each hotel has also its own theme according to your lifestyle. Though most hotels here have a high price range, it’s still worth every penny.



Mactan is also accessible to important establishments like the hospital, supermarkets, malls, churches, and more. Despite having a size of 65 square kilometers (similar to San Marino in Europe), all you are looking for is just right here on this island.


Flavors of the World

You can also find sumptuous meals here in Mactan. Mainly, they serve a lot of seafood dishes here like crabs, shrimps, and fishes and popular Filipino foods like lechon, sisig, and more. But Mactan also offers any kind of dining cuisines depending on your taste. You can find Korean, American, Mexican, and even Asian dishes here.


Adjacent to The Airport

Mactan is also the home to Cebu’s airport known as Mactan-Cebu International Airport. It can take both national and international flights and is also the docking area for other international airlines such as Qatar Airways, Emirates, China Eastern Airlines, Xiamen Air, and Air Asia. It will soon accommodate other international flights by next year.


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 Tourist Attractions

You can also find numerous tourist attractions here in Mactan, specifically historical sites such as the Lapu-Lapu Monument and the Magellan’s Marker. Hence, it was dubbed as a historic resort city. You can also find water sanctuaries here like the Nalusuan Island Marine Sanctuary and San Vicente Marine Sanctuary and museums like the Cebu Happy World Museum.


Top Shopping Destination

This year, Mactan now has five shopping malls that you will definitely love – Gaisano Mactan, Island City Mall, Mactan Newtown Center, Marina Mall, and Shangs Island Town Center. It’s also a 10-15  minutes ride to two big shopping malls here in Cebu, namely Parkmall and SM City Cebu.  They house numerous boutiques from clothing, makeup, and accessories for women to shoes and bags for men. They also have gift shops if you want to have keepsakes or souvenirs.


Everything is Distant

Due to the number of tourists coming here and investing here at Mactan, it brings progress to the island. With this, the Philippine government, in partnership with a private company, are starting to construct a bridge that will connect Mactan Island and the South Road Properties this year. This bridge is known as the Cebu-Cordova Bridge, popularly known as the 3rd Mactan Bridge. This is built in order to provide travel that is less costly and efficient when going to Cebu City. This is a major feat for both Cebu and Mactan’s ongoing development towards progression.


Better Location

With the many things that this island can provide, it is evident that Mactan is a better and strategic location if you want to invest here – whether it’s for commercial or residential use. In terms of commercial use, you can expect big capacity for traffic since Mactan is a home for both locals and tourists. For residential use, you and your family can experience the island city life while in comfort since the beaches and other tourist destinations are walking distance.


Everything that you desire where you want to live for is right here in the island of Mactan. This is a great opportunity for you to invest and to start a new life here with your family. If you want to call Mactan your home, it’s time for you and your family to live here at Brentwood, another quality development by PrimaryHomes, Inc. Invest here at Brentwood now for as low as PHP 11,000 per month. For more details, you may call us at (032) 412 – 5656 or 266 – 0843 or visit our website at www.primaryhomes.com.