Cebu on the Philippines is the most ideal island for tourism, educations and life.
What do we know about Cebu.
Cebu is the second of largest city, next after the capital of the Philippines, Manila, there are comfortable conditions for tourists. Such as a great vacation on paradise beaches, with palm trees and white sand, and many other excursions proposals. For the local population, the evolution of Cebu occurs at a rapid pace. The city is growing and modernizing. Recently, many jobs have emerged, thanks to foreign investment and good managment Cebu goverment. The local population is always friendly. The government is working to improve the quality of life and conditions for it's citizens. The island is rapidly developing real estate, tourism and diverse business. There are plenty of places to visit for tourists: a lot of beautiful lagoons with clear water, modern hotels with quality services, beautiful beaches and swimming pools and the right set of services, magnificent postcolonial architecture preserved from the time of the Spanish colonization and a lot of beautiful nature .
What does this wonderful island offer
Cebu can be proud of its various offers for divers. Beautiful coral reefs, with a variety of underwater inhabitants and sunken ships. Big and beautiful turtles, whale sharks, and this all attracts many snorkelers and divers.
Highly developed activity in Cebu are education and tourism. Education in Cebu, mainly based on teaching English. English is the main language for the population, after the Philippines became a colony of America. For this, study English in Cebu is considered one of the best and most accessible. Many schools provide excellent conditions for students who want to learn English, combining a strong educational system and comfortable conditions. Tourism in Cebu provides many travel agencies. Many different tours such as: visiting waterfalls, snorkeling, scuba diving, canyoning, swimming with whale sharks, exploring diverse infrastructure, relaxing on beautiful and unusual beaches and many more varied tours to Cebu.
How does it look (information from Wikipedia)
Cebu (in Spanish. Cebú, in the local language. Sugbo) is one of the most attractive islands in the Philippines. It is also the main island of the province of Cebu. The area of the island is 4467.5 km². The island’s population is 4,167,320 people (according to 2010 data). The administrative center of the archipelago of the islands - the city of Cebu - is the second largest after Manila, the largest and oldest city in all the Philippines.
The location of the island: it is located in the eastern part of the island of Negros; a little to the east there is an island like Leyte, and in the southeast side there is a beautiful island, Bohol. On both sides, the beautiful island of Cebu is washed by the Straits of Sebsk (which is located between Cebu and Bohol) and Tanyon (located between Cebu and Negros). Location of Cebu between 9 ° 25'S. and 11 ° 15’S. and between 123 ° 13’v.d. and 124 ° 5’v.d., and it is located in the safest place from natural disasters, in the center of the Philippine archipelago.
Cebu looks like a long and narrow island, which is 225 km long from north to south, surrounded by 167 small islands nearby, they include Mactan, Bantayan, Malapascua, Olango and the Kamot islands. Of all the other islands, it is believed that more than 60% are uninhabited.
The island’s tropical climate is mostly hot and humid, with an average annual temperature of +26.5 ° C. From May to October, on the main island and neighboring monsoon “habakat” that comes from the southwest blows, the dry Amikhan winds visit the island from November to April.
The relief of Cebu consists of a limestone plateau, coastal plains, in the south and north of the island gently sloping hills and mountain ranges. The height of the mountains reaches more than 1000 m. The waterfalls of the island are located mainly in the southwestern part, the Kavasan Falls is considered the most famous among the waterfalls, for tourists and locals in this part canyoning is organized with many beautiful places and exciting program.
Cebu was opened to Europeans in 1521 by the famous explorer and navigator Fernan Magellan, but here was the end point of his life for him, as he was soon killed by a local leader on a neighboring island. The leader was called Lapu-Lapu and now this island has the same name. Also on the island, called Mactan, there are many monuments to the explorer Magellan, and the leader who deprived him of his life.
Natural resources of the island
Corn, sugarcane, coffee, cotton, coconuts, and, of course, mangoes and bananas are grown on this island. Here make from the
crops: palm oil, sugar from cane, coffee and world famous rum under the local name Tanduay. Silver and gold are mined; since 2019, an oil field has been developed (together with China), copper and lignite.