Senior Travel in Cebu

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Cebu offers an ideal blend of culture, history and metro lifestyle; its must see-places and must-try activities are perfectly laden for a revitalizing Cebu City Senior Travel idea. Cebu is considered as the Philippines’ Queen City of the South and is one of the well-developed cities and, at the same time, one of the oldest cities in the country. It has a great list of beaches, festivities, hotels, restaurants and historical places. It is a perfect getaway for the seniors and retirees who are looking for a relaxing and invigorating traveling experience. So, if you are going to visits Cebu, never miss any of these wonderful offerings:

Sinulog Festival

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.

Magellan’s Cross

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.

Camote’s Island

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.

Sumilon Island

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

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