Why Mactan New Town Beach?
Formerly known as Portofino — Mactan New Town Beach offers convenience if you are looking for a city beach experience. Located in Lapu-Lapu City — approx. 45 mins to 1 hour from Cebu City.
How to get there?
What I suggest, better start in Park Mall Terminal then look for “Maribago” Jeepney route, and fare cost PHP 14.00. From here, drop by in Mactan New Town Terminal. From Mactan New Town Terminal, hire a Habal-habal (Motorcycle) to get to your destination, fare PHP 20.00.
How was the experience?
If you are looking for a quick beach experience, Mactan New Town would be the closest option, however, expect a crowded environment during weekends.
The first booth, you will deal with the entrance and corkage fees. In addition to this, for all tourist that has a valid ID address in Lapu-Lapu City, or Cebu City, you will get a discount of PHP 50.00 for each person. Thumbs up for this, right? 👏
Imported Liquor: PHP 100 per bottle.
Local Big Bottle: PHP50.00 per bottle.
Local Small bottle: PHP 20.00 per bottle.
Corkage fee on all food: PHP 50.00
PHP 150.00 per head on weekdays (Monday to Friday)
PHP 200.00 per head on Weekends (Saturday & Sunday)
From here, each of you will get an entrance wrist band. On the other hand, the second booth is where you check available cottages, tent, and wooden tables.
How about the Rates?
Given, Mactan New Town Beach is one of the closest beaches in Lapu-Lapu, expect medium pricey range. Even their showers have an insert coin option. ✌
Big Tent (25 pax) – P3,000
Small Tent (15pax) – P1,500
Cabana (15pax) – P1,500
Parasol – P800
Tables w/ chairs – P500
Jetski(1Hr) – P3,500
Jetboat (15min) – P2,600
Paddle Board (1Hr) – P600/head
Wake Boarding (15min) – P3,000
Banana Boat (15mins) – P3,000
Parasailing (15min) -P2,000
They have their own small bar and resto where you can request for food and drinks.
6 AM to 10 PM daily.
(032) 316-2715 / 0922-389-2833 / 0917-704-4893 / Facebook Page
Pets are allowed.
No overnight stay accommodation.
Overall, should I recommend this place? Yes, easy and near option if you are into it.