We ask lawyer and businesswoman Leslie Ann Reyes about her favorite spots in Cebu, and why she thinks they’re the best on the island. Whether they’re obvious choices or obscure destinations you’ve never heard of before, they’ll be a refreshing step off the beaten path.
EAT YOUR HEART OUT Maya Mexican Restaurant. I absolutely love their Queso Fundido! It’s my all-time favorite comfort food. Their fish tacos and quesadillas are great as well. I love the interiors and ambience of this place, too!
6332. 238 9552, 238 9618
CHEERS TO THAT Marco Polo Plaza Cebu’s BLU Bar & Grill has impressive food and extensive cocktails, and the breathtaking view of the city from a thousand feet; and The Ibiza Beach Club at the Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu, with its chic and upbeat Mediterranean atmosphere, is perfect for when you’re up for some lively music, tapas, and drinks right by the beach.
Cebu Veterans Drive, Nivel Hills
6332. 253 1111
HAPPY PLACE Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa. It has everything: the best fine dining restaurants, the cleanest white sand beach, sprawling grounds and beautifully manicured lawns and landscapes, excellent rooms, and world-class service.
Punta Engaño Road, Mactan
6332. 231 0288
Edited from ‘Locales’, originally published in Zee Lifestyle Directory, March 2015. Like Zee Lifestyle Directory on Facebook.