Lapulapu City has branded itself as Cebu's Historic Resort City and prides itself as the beach capital of Metro Cebu. Mactan Island, which comprises most of Lapulapu City, is where most of the beach resorts in Metro Cebu are located. Aside from the fact that this is where most of the high end beach resorts are located, there are many cheap beach resorts in Mactan Island as well.
Cheap Beach Resort in Mactan: Pado Beach and Dive Resort
A cheap beach resort in Mactan that I have gone to recently is Pado Beach and Dive Resort in sitio Kalubihan, barangay Marigondon. There are several cheap beach resorts in the area and the more popular ones are Ocean Pearl Resort and Blue Reef Mactan Island Resort.
Amenities and Features at Pado Beach Resort
There are not too many amenities in this cheap beach resort in Mactan. They have a small swimming pool, several cottages, resort rooms, a small parking area, a dive shop, a lagoon where they keep several fish and raise some sharks, and a humble canteen.
Rooms and Rates at Pado Beach Resort
Beachfront rooms at Pado Beach and Dive Resort have one single bed and one double bed. Rooms are equipped with air conditioning, television set, refrigerator, and a private toilet and bath with hot and cold shower. These single-story bungalow room clusters are at the west side of the resort. Check in time and check out time is 12:00 noon.
Standard rooms are priced at PhP 1,500 with free breakfast for two (2). Additional person will be charged PhP 500 without breakfast. Only a total of one (1) person can be added.
Family Room is priced at PhP 2,300 with free breakfast for four (4). Each additional person is charged PhP 150 without breakfast. Only a total of two (2) persons can be added.
Umbrella huts at this cheap beach resort in Mactan is available for rent at PhP 800 inclusive of free entrance for five (5) guests. The Seaside Cottage can be rented for PhP 2,000 inclusive of free entrance for fifteen (15) persons. The Iho Bar may be rented for PhP 5,000 with free entrance for forty (40) persons and free use of the grill. My team at Cebu Teambuilding Services have conducted many team building programs at the Iho Bar.
Day Use Fee at Pado Beach Resort
Entrance Fee to this cheap beach resort in Mactan is PhP 100.00 per person on weekends and holidays. Children between 5 and 12 years old pay only half the price while children below 5 years old are free of charge. Discounted entrance fee to Pado Beach Resort during weekdays is pegged at PhP 75.00 per head.
How to Get to Pado Beach Resort
Pado Beach and Dive Resort is located in sitio Kalubihan, barangay Marigondon, Mactan Island, Lapulapu City, Cebu, Philippines. From Cebu City take the old Mactan-Cebu bridge (Osmena Bridge) then go straight across Maximo V. Patalinghug Avenue and all the way to the Marigondon Beach Road. Take a left turn where you see a directional sign pointing to the location of Pado Beach and Dive Resort. Follow that road and you will arrive at this cheap beach resort in Mactan Island on the right after a few hundred meters from the turn. For the exact location of Pado Beach and Dive Resort on Google Maps, click here.
Getting in Touch with Pado Beach Resort
To get in touch with Pado Beach and Dive Resort, you may dial 0917 325 0366. You may also visit the Pado Beach and Dive Facebook fan page.