Senior Travel in CebuEdit This
One of the well-known festivals in Southeast Asia, the Sinulog Festival is a glorious festival dedicated to the Sto Nino de Cebu. The main attraction of this festival is the colorful Grand Parade that showcases Cebuano’s religious beliefs, traditions, culture and transition. Sinulog Festival is celebrated during the month of January. Seniors can stretch their muscles and participate in street dancing and different Sinulog activities. However, if you just want to sit back and relax, you can watch and enjoy the colorful parade and night shows during the festivities.
If you want to experience Cebuano’s history and culture, never miss out Magellan’s Cross. It is housed near the Basilica Minore de Sto Nino. This cross is believed to be the original cross brought by Ferdinand Magellan during his landing in 1521. Magellan’s Cross served as a symbol of Roman Catholicism in the Philippines.
If you want to relax and enjoy the cool and clear waters of Cebu, Camote’s Island is your best choice. It is perfect for those who enjoy island and beach hoping. Camote’s Island is composed of 4 beautiful islets with unique coast lines and beautiful marine life. A great way to spend your senior activities in Cebu is to explore Camote’s Island’s tranquil and beautiful environment.
One of the well-maintained marine areas in Asia, Sumilon Island is perfect for underwater diving and snorkeling. Its 35-meter sea wall serves a sanctuary for eels, sharks, fish and distinctive marine life. Sumilon Island also has several underwater caves that you can explore. A perfect getaway for those who still want marine adventure and surprises.
The Taoist Temple
Although Cebuanos are mostly Catholic there is 1 spot here that has popular with tourists in Cebu. Built during the early 1970s, the Taoist Temple houses a chapel, dragon statue, library and souvenir shops. This structure was modeled after the Great Wall of China and provides a solemn and peaceful hideaway for retirees and senior citizens.
February 22, 2010 new by kwalker