February 26, 2017

Indulge in luxury at Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa

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  • This award-winning deluxe resort property is a quintessential modern-day paradise.


    Established in 1993, Shangri-La Mactan Resort and Spa is an exciting refuge for nature lovers making it a favorite holiday destination throughout the years for its sophisticated vibe that only Shangri-La can bring. With 530 guestrooms and suites, all of Shangri-La’s accommodations give a spectacular view of the greenery and outlying islands surrounding Cebu. It houses a Presidential Suite, two Shangri-La specialty suites, and the Ocean Club found atop the resort’s Ocean Wing. This wing is perfect for travelers who desire privacy. Guests in this wing can enjoy premium benefits such as exclusive lobby and driveway, express check-out, and premium toiletries. The Main Wing offers 354 luxurious rooms with tropical elements for its room accents. There are also eight Deluxe Family rooms perfect for big groups. In the Shangri-La Wing, there are two suite categories namely Mactan Suite and Veranda Suite. All rooms are refurbished as it is made to highlight Philippine craftsmanship in details.

    Main wing, Shangri-La Suite bedroom

    Lobby lounge

    For the resort facilities, Shangri-La offers Paradise Island a venue in the middle of the beach cove perfect for a romantic dinner. There is also a gazebo and an observatory with a view of the sea. Of course, CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La, one of the largest spa villages in Asia offers its own private villas, gardens, pools, and customized therapies. Other resort amenities include sea sports, events venue, mini golf park, health club, adventure zone for kids, and an entertainment hub. For resort services, they have Wi-Fi, secretarial services, complimentary wired and Wi-Fi internet access, and a medical clinic.

    Aside from leisure travel, Shangri-La Mactan also specializes in meeting venues as it has earned a reputation for hosting successful conferences and team building programs. They have indoor meeting facilities like the Mactan and Rosal ballrooms and 6 convertible meeting rooms. The resort was awarded as the Best Resort Hotel for business events by CEI Industry Excellence 2015. So if you need a venue for out of town trips, see Shangri-La for quality venues.

    As Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort’s in house restaurant, Tides is in the frontline for being the resort’s all-day dining restaurant. Open daily for breakfast and dinner during weekdays and lunch on weekends, Tides offers international signature dishes which will surely be loved by all their guests. Some of their food include Seafood on Ice with Signature Dipping Sauces and Homemade Kimchi Bar for their Salads and Starters, Parmesan Wheel Risotto, and Cebu favorite roasted pork (Lechon Baboy) for their main dishes, freshly baked mango bibingka, ice cream, traditional Belgian waffle for their dessert offerings.

    Open kitchen setup

    Food offerings at Tides

    As a buffet, Rides caters to all tastes and styles with stations called Raw and Fresh which prepares raw food in all cultures. They also have Western station which has continental main courses including meats, vegetables, and starches. There is also Asian, with comfort food from East and Southeast Asia. There is also a Noodle and Soup station which uses every kind of noodle from egg to vermicelli. A Kids Station is also available featuring a miniature buffet with all-time children’s favorites. Lastly, there is a Charcoal and Grill with seafood and meat cooked over coals.

    What are you waiting for? Let Shangri-La Mactan Resort and Spa give you the best holiday vacation ever while in Cebu!

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