Portofino Beach Resort

By on November 2, 2010

Are you planning on a quick vacation in Cebu? Let us point you into the direction of Mactan Island, where you can experience the warm tropical breeze, walk on the fine white sands as ripples of blue seawater tickle your toes.

Nestled within Mactan’s sunny paradise is Portofino Beach Resort. Portofino is an Italian term that denotes “Port of the Dolphins.” The resort is considered one of the prominent beach choices in Cebu.

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Portofino is a quick 30-minute drive from Cebu’s Mactan International Airport. The resort’s entrance fee during Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays is Php100.00. Rates during weekdays or ordinary days are discounted at Php75.00. Children 6 years old and below can enter the vicinity for free, making the beach resort a budget-friendly family getaway.

Guests can eat their fill from the food stalls or at Beach Point Lounge, which is well-known for its sumptuous culinary delights. The Beach Point Lounge serves both Filipino and international cuisines.

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The resort has a swimming pool, which is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Swimming pool fees for 7 years old and above is Php100.00 and Php50.00 for children 6 years old and below. For those who still prefer swimming in salty water over chlorinated water, the resort’s beach area facilities are open until 10 p.m. These facilities include a gazebo with two tables and 12 chairs at Php1,500.00, shade sails with two tables and 12 chairs at Php1,200.00, table set with one table and 6 chairs, which is available on a first come, first serve basis only, at Php300.00. An extra table costs Php120.00, while every extra chair is worth Php30.00.

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Portofino also offers a number of water sports and activities, such as banana boat rides, snorkeling, diving, jet skiing, and windsurfing. The resort also allows cruising aboard the SIV Tuko for a fee. The SIV Tuko is a 60-foot luxury boat that sails at 18 knots.

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Room rates based on Portofino Beach Resort’s official Web site are:

DAY USE (from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Room Type Rate in PHP
Beachfront de Luxe                        3,700.00
De Luxe Regular                               3,300.00
Regular Poolside                              3,000.00
Standard Economy                          2,700.00
* an additional charge of Php1,000.00 applies if more than two persons are occupying the same room, and a maximum number of six persons is allowed

OVERNIGHT (from 2 p.m. to 12noon)
Room Type Rate in PHP
Beachfront de Luxe                        4,500.00
De Luxe Regular                               4,200.00
Regular Poolside                             3,700.00
Standard Economy                          3,100.00
* an additional charge of Php1,000.00 applies if more than two persons are occupying the same room, and a maximum number of six persons is allowed
* comes with free breakfast for two persons only

All room rates are good for two persons only. These rates include free entrance and use of swimming pool. Aside from excess room charge, every extra person is subject to entrance fee of Php 100/head (non-consumable) or Php 600/head (consumable). Extra mattresses are available upon request at Php250 each.

For reservations, you may check out their Web site www.portofinobeachresortcebu.com and you could visit their Facebook page www.facebook.com/portofinocebu too. You can also contact them through e-mail address info@portofinobeachresortcebu.com and at these numbers: (032)495-7768, (032)495-7769 (fax), (0922)822-0672, and (0932)314-0379. (Updated 05/03/2012)

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  1. Everything Cebu

    May 3, 2012 at 5:16 PM

    Magz Gilbuela, thanks for taking time to comment on our write-up about Portofino.

  2. Magz Gilbuela

    May 3, 2012 at 1:51 PM

    PORTOFINO Beach Resort is your slice of paradise in the pacific. It lies serene on 11.4 hectares of prime land in Mactan Island, Cebu. Popular among families for its friendly atmosphere, the resort is also a favorite of beach-loving youth.
    Ran by pioneers of the hotel industry in Cebu, Portofino serves a broad range of guests who have a commonality in enjoying a good time at the beach or swimming pool while also having easy access to fun-activities. Guests can take a quick sky dash at the zipline, go diving, jet-skiing, or take an under-water walk with the colorful fish as an Aquanaut!
    For all your memorable celebrations and vacations, Portofino Beach Resort is here to serve you.
    Call us for reservations at (032)495-7768 or (032)495-7769 or 516-3508 or 0922-822-0672. Start planning your getaway now!

  3. Everything Cebu

    April 30, 2012 at 3:19 PM

    Hi, Co! We tried calling the numbers and they do work. Try the landline 495-7769 or mobile (0922)822-0672. Good luck!

  4. co mangalindan

    April 30, 2012 at 1:48 PM

    what’s the contact phone please. all the numbers published can not be reached. help

  5. Everything Cebu

    April 10, 2012 at 3:54 PM

    Hi Pete!

    Everything Cebu is not in any way affiliated with Portofino. You may give them a call at 495-7768 and 495-7881 to 82. Thanks for visiting our site!

  6. Pete

    April 2, 2012 at 7:47 PM

    Do you have a package deal for 2 nights on July?

  7. Everything Cebu

    January 13, 2012 at 9:56 AM

    Hi Fooze! The rates are posted in the article. You may also directly contact Portofino at (032) 495-7768 and 495-7881 to 82. Thanks for visiting Everything Cebu!

  8. fooze

    January 13, 2012 at 9:22 AM

    I just wanna know how much it would costs if we will get any room…? don’t you have cottages? since we will just be staying there for like half of the day… need to know the answer asap

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