During summer, families go on outings, friends go on road trips and companies hold team building activities. However, the common problem on this season is: where could small or big groups go for team building?
So to help you with this concern, Everything Cebu lists down and recommends these venues in the city where you can have that rare bonding moment.
1. Genesis Valley
Address: Cabangahan, Consolacion
Phone:+63 34 652 9199 or (032) 346-5291 up to 99
Facebook/website: Genesis Valley Facebook
The mountain resort is very spacious, which makes it ideal for camping and big events. It also has a number of amenities and facilities so you can both relax and engage in fun activities while you are at the resort.
The pool rates in Genesis Valley are inclusive of tables and chairs with umbrella. The rates are as follows: Php1,500 for 1 to 10 persons, Php2,700 for 11 to 20 persons , Php3,600 for 21 to 30 persons, Php4,300 for 31 to 40 persons, and Php100 per person for groups with more than 40 persons.
2. Alta Cebu Resort
Address: Tugbungan, Pilipog, Cordova
Phone: +63 (32) 513-2088, +63 (32) 496-7399, or +63 905-419-7729
Alta Cebu always has plenty to do, like water and land activities or sports, events, dancing, live music, cultural presentations, island-hopping tours, volunteer activities, or even simple and tranquil relaxation. For nearly every interest or age group, Alta Cebu has something.
You may email them at [email protected]
3. Hidden Valley Mountain Resort
Address: Lamac, Pinamungajan
Phone: (032) 516-0450.
Facebook/website: Hidden Valley FB page
Hidden Valley is approximately a 2-hour drive from the city. It is a private mountain resort that is owned and managed by one of the best and established cooperatives in the country, the Lamac Multipurpose Cooperative (LMPC).
Adventurous travelers can expect an exhilarating caving experience. The resort also has a fishing lagoon, videoke, and soon, a zip-line adventure.
The resort is open to visitors who wish to stay just for the day. A plunge in the pool would cost Php50.00 for adults and Php25.00 for kids. You can also avail of its single-round buffet for Php150.00/head or the plated meal for Php85.00/head. There are corkage fees for those who are bringing their own food.
4. Hidden Paradise Resort
Address: Barangay Ilaya, San Fernando, Cebu City
Phone: 516-0450, 255-4112, 415-9664, 0932-458-7179, 0942-379-4055.
The actual resort is so distant from the hustle and bustle of the national highway that, in fact, you would have to travel about 5 kilometers and so through an inclining road just to reach the resort and enjoy its beauty!
Some of the outdoor activities that can be enjoyably done here are zip lining, fishing, river trekking, firing, river kayaking, horseback riding, bird watching, biking, mountaineering, basketball and volleyball, zorbing, and monkey bridge crossing. There are also function rooms for birthday parties and other social events.
5. Terra Manna Camping and resort
Address: Badian, Cebu City
Phone: 272-3682, 512-2310, and mobile numbers: (0916)529-7014 (Globe), (0939)912-4252 (Smart), (0933)161-9355 (Sun).
Probably the first resort in Cebu to offer vast camping amenities to their guests, backpackers will surely enjoy every minute of their stay. With a generous space that’s more than enough to fill a number of campers, a breathless view of a nature garden overlooking the ocean awaits to mystify the guests.
The resort offers various camping amenities, including tents and bedding. Electrical outlets are strategically stationed at the camping site. Campers then won’t have any problems recharging their mobile phones or using their other electrical gadgets. Communal comfort rooms are within range. If you are craving for food or want to grab a quick snack, there is a self-service canteen that’s open during business hours.
6. Mountain View Nature Park
Address: Sitio Garahe, Busay, Cebu City
Phone: (0915)363-1581; (0923)484-9960; (0917)631-2520; (0912)481-7627
Mountain View Nature Park in Busay offers camping sites, gardens, retreat and seminar halls, cottages, children’s park, swimming pool, botanical garden, picnic tables, countless benches of different variations, videoke, jukebox, bunk-houses, mini-zoo, hanging bridges, viewing decks, a canteen, mini-restaurants, a Way of the Cross area, Christmas Park and much more.
7. Nailon Beach Resort
Address: Lover’s lane road,Nailon Bogo Cebu, Philippines
Phone: (+63)(032) 434 – 8005 / 511 - 0840
Despite Nailon's distance from the city, you should still consider this resort for your next team building. Since it's beside the beach, guests have the choice whether to swim in the open sea or in the swimming pool. The resort is also spacious and could accommodate a big number of guests. They also have dormitory rooms.
8. Narra Park Resort
Address: Alcoy, Cebu
Phone: +63 918 548 6344
One of the resorts in Cebu with the biggest space for team building. It is a nice place especially if you want to enjoy and relax at the same time. Narra has big rooms that can occupy a large number of guests so no worries for those companies who have team buildings for more than a day.
9. Durano Eco farm
Address: Carmen (Corte Barangay), Cebu
Phone: +63 939 473 6658 or 091 5560 0572
Facebook/website: Durano Eco farm FB page
Durano Eco Farm Resort boasts of its free flowing spring water that is not only clean and clear but also refreshing.You will surely appreciate nature in this place because various fruit trees and plants can be seen around the area.
You may email [email protected] for more details and reservation.
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