Pado Beach Resort in Mactan

Note: Permanently closed as of 2016.

Lapulapu City has branded itself as Cebu's Historic Resort City. The city 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. Most of the high end beach resorts are located in Mactan. But there are many cheap resorts in Mactan Island as well.

Cheap Beach Resort in Mactan: Pado Beach Resort

A cheap beach resort in Mactan Island that I have gone to recently is Pado Beach Resort. It is located in sitio Kalubihan, Marigondon. There are several cheap beach resorts in the same area. The more popular ones are Ocean Pearl Resort and Blue Reef Mactan Island Resort.

Amenities and Features 

There are not too many amenities at Pado Beach Resort. They have a small swimming pool, several cottages, rooms, a small parking area, and a dive shop. There is a lagoon where they keep several fish and raise some sharks. A humble canteen serves meals for guests.

Iho bar
Iho Bar

Cottages for day use at Pado Beach Resort
Cottages for day use

Rooms and Published Rates 

Beachfront rooms at Pado Beach 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 persons. An additional person will be charged PhP 500 without breakfast. Only a total of one person can be added.

Family Room is priced at PhP 2,300 with free breakfast for four persons. Each additional person is charged PhP 150 without breakfast. Only a total of two persons can be added.

Umbrella huts at this cheap beach resort in Mactan Island is available for rent at PhP 800 inclusive of free entrance for five guests. The Seaside Cottage can be rented for PhP 2,000 inclusive of free entrance for fifteen persons. The Iho Bar may be rented for PhP 5,000 with free entrance for forty persons and free use of the grill. My team at Cebu Teambuilding Facilitators Network have conducted many team building programs at the Iho Bar.

Day Use Entrance Fees 

Entrance Fee to this cheap beach resort in Mactan Island is only PhP 100.00 per person on weekends and holidays. Children between 5 and 12 years old pay only half of the adult price. Children below 5 years old are free of charge. Discounted entrance fee to Pado Beach Resort during weekdays is pegged at only PhP 75.00 per head.

Preparing for a team building activity at Pado Beach Resort
Preparing for a team building activity

How to Get to Pado Beach Resort 

Pado Beach Resort is located in sitio Kalubihan, barangay Marigondon, Mactan Island, Lapulapu City. From Cebu City take the old Mactan-Cebu bridge then go straight across Maximo V. Patalinghug Avenue. Go straight 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 Resort. Follow that road and you will arrive at this cheap beach resort in Mactan Island on the right side of the dirt road after a few hundred meters from the turn. For the exact location of Pado Beach Resort on Google Maps, click here.

Contact Information

To get in touch with Pado Beach Resort, you may dial +63 917 325 0366. You may also visit their Facebook fan page.