Long Weekend List: Things to Do down South

With the long weekend coming upon us, it is for a necessary reason to spend these rest days to not only stay at home and doing chores but also to see more of the sights waiting to be explored. Thanks to Philippine holidays, we got to experience the country’s marvels.

Cebu, on its own, also have its share of wonders. As part of our series of the list on where to go for this long weekend, Zee Lifestyle shares the possible adventures you can do down south of Cebu.


Carcar Tour

The city of Carcar, along with its colorful past maintains its glorious vibe. Evident to these are some of the old houses built more than centuries ago. Refresh or add to your history lessons what you can learn in this place. Not only that, visitors can opt to the town’s central for a quick merienda, you can have their crunchy ampao, colorful coconut treat bucarillo, tastiest chicharon and the famed Carcar lechon.

Pilgrimage at Simala

Faithfuls who flocked to Simala visits to pay homage to the Blessed Virgin Mary. One can also pray to lit candles in various colors in different intentions. What’s also great about this shrine is its palace look like facade and building.

Osmeña Peak

The highest peak of Cebu awaits any adventure seeker. In climbing the mountain, one can opt for an easy or hard trail and whatever it may be reaching the top is worth the climb.

Day 2

Swim with the Whale Sharks

The quaint town of Oslob has everything in huge. Tourists flocked to visit this place to have a close encounter and swim with the huge butandings. Of course, before that, one has to have an orientation for safety precautionary measures. Please be sure to be early

Kawasan Falls

The beautiful Kawasan Falls always takes its charm on why this magnificent place is still on top of the list for locals and tourists to visit. Its beautiful water curtain and blue waters beckon any one’s for a plunge or a dip.

Moalboal Sunset

After getting wet for the whole day, Moalboal aside from its long stretch of white sands is also famous for a stunning sight of sunset. Enjoy the beautiful sunset with your loved one.

Day 3

Aloguinsan Sojourn

If there’s a town that has been quietly making names in the tourism map, the town of Aloguinsan is at it. The Bojo River entice the guests for a river cruise and sight the beautiful species of birds and mangroves.

And the town’s best kept secret is the Hermit’s Cove, with its warm sands, tranquil waters and with the lush greenery that surrounds it is ultimately a perfect hidden get away.

Mantayupan Falls

A little short drive from Aloguinsan is the town of Barili where you can also find the tallest waterfall in Cebu. It’s clear waters is indeed worthy for anyone to take a quick dip and swim.

Carlo Rivera
Carlo Rivera

Carlo Rivera is the Managing Editor of Zee Lifestyle Directory. He loves to eat, and travel more of Cebu. Follow his adventures and morbid #1amthoughts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @carlotherivera

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