If you want an easy to reach beach resort in cebu, Portofino Beach Resort in Lapu-lapu is one of your best choices. You can easily visit the place over the weekend. They have good and affordable facilities plus there’s no corkage fee. So, you’re free to bring your own choice of food.
The entrance fee is 90 pesos during weekdays and 120 during weekends and holidays. Kids ages 6 and below can get free entrance.
They also have a swimming pool but there’s another payment for using the pool: 100 pesos for ages 7 year old and above and 50 pesos for children aged six year old and below.
Gazebo with two tables and two chairs – 1,700 Pesos
Shade shells with two tables and two chairs – 1,200 Pesos
Table with six chairs – 350 Pesos
Extra table and extra chair cost 140 pesos and 35 pesos respectively.
You can rent the roooms for Day Use (8:00 AM to 5:00 PM) or for Overnight Stay (2:00 PM to 12:00 PM).
|Room Type||Day Use||Overnight|
|Standard Economy||2, 700||3, 100|
|Regular Poolside||3, 000||3, 700|
|De Luxe Regular||3, 300||4, 200|
|Beach Front De Luxe||3, 700||4, 500|
The payments include free entrance fee, breakfast and usage of the swimming pool. All of the rooms are only good for two persons. If there will be more people to occupy the room (maximum of six), there will be additional payment and they will be subject to the entrance fee.
Aside from swimming and snorkeling, there are other activities that you can do in Portofino beach. There are jet skis and banana boats that you can rent. They even have a zipline.
How to Get There
The easiest way is to ride a taxi. If you’re from Cebu City, the payment will be around 100 to 200 pesos. But if you want to ride a jeepney, look for jeepneys that are headed to Punta Engaño from Hi-way Mandaue. Then tell the driver to drop you at Barangay Angasil going to Portofino Beach Resort. From there, hire a motorycle to bring you to the resort.