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Cebu Island

  • Coral Reef Beach, Macta, Cebu Island, Philippines
Coral Reef Beach, Macta
Priority: Midd
Location Type: Region Destination
Cebu is the largest island in the Visayas and the most densely populated island in the Philippines. The largest city is Cebu City, the gateway to the island and the whole Visayas region.

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climate

Cebu, Weather / Climate Chart (temperature, precipitation)

Weather / Climate Chart, Cebu
Yearly temperature and rain chart showing the best travel times and seasons for Cebu.

 

best time to visit: December - May
rainy season: June - October
average humidity: 83 %
annual rainfall: 1900 mm

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Wikipedia - Cebu Island

Cebu is an island of the Philippines. It is the main island of Cebu Province at the center of the Visayan Islands, 365 miles (587 km) south of Manila.It lies to the east of Negros Island; to the east is Leyte and to the southeast is Bohol Island. It is flanked on both sides by the Cebu Strait (between Cebu and Bohol) and Tañon Strait (between Cebu and Negros).Cebu Island is a long narrow island stretching 225 km (140 mi) from north to south, surrounded by 167 neighboring smaller islands, that includes Mactan, Bantayan, Malapascua, Olango and the Camotes Islands.The island is also known as the site of Ferdinand Magellan's death in the Battle of Mactan. Magellan had joined forces with Spanish soldiers and was leading them against Lapu-Lapu, a Visayan chieftan. There are memorials to both men on the island in Lapu-Lapu City.

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Wikitravel - Cebu (island)

Cebu is a large island in the Visayas region of the Philippines. The larger Negros Island lies just across the Tanon Strait to the west. The largest city (and the oldest in the Philippines) is Cebu City, often called the Queen City of the South.
The main touristic areas are Mactan Island and Badian Island where you can find large high-end resorts and hotels offering all kind of luxury. There is also an Aquarium Attraction named Mactan Island Aquarium Museum on Mactan Island. Apart from that there are smaller resorts in fisher villages in the South offering a more Filipino experience.

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