By Patricia May P. Catan
VALENTINE’S Day is four days away. It may seem last minute but there’s enough time to come up with a well-thought-out date plan. There’s ton of activities to do in Cebu from food tripping to road tripping. The possibilities are endless. Here’s a list of places based on SunStar Weekend’s Best of Cebu winners from last year to assure your date experiences only the best of what Cebu has to offer. You can use this guide on the 14th for a smooth sailing date whether you’re with family and friends or your significant other.
Dine at Enye
There’s no better place to dine this Valentine’s Day than at Enye by Chele Gonzalez. Declared Best of Cebu’s Restaurant of the Year for 2018, Enye restaurant serves classic European cuisine that caters to the Filipino palate without losing its original flavors. Perfect for those who want quality time in a sophisticated indoor setting, Enye is offering an exquisite Spanish four-course dinner at P5,558 net for two, and is available from Feb. 9 to 15, 2019.
Satisfy the sweet tooth at Marisse Patisserie
Marisse Patisserie feels like home. Its dainty interiors overlook a pool and garden where one can enjoy a cup of coffee and slice of cake. Valentine’s Day is best spent with your significant other over delectable desserts at the Best Dessert Place no less.
Reenergize the body at Thewi Thai Massage
Cap off date night with a traditional Thai massage at the Best Value Massage in the city. Thewi Thai Massage is your go-to destressing place with their skillful therapists who provide value-for-money quality service.
Spend the entire day at SM Seaside City Cebu
SM Seaside City Cebu has become a lifestyle destination with a myriad of things to do within the mall alone. A mall this size houses endless dining options, shopping boutiques and leisure activities that rightfully earned them the title of Mall of the Year in last year’s Best of Cebu. SM Seaside might be packed with people on Valentine’s Day, but don’t let this stop you from enjoying the day with your lover.
Go food tripping at Ayala Center Cebu
Valentine’s Day is one of the many perfect excuses to earn a cheat day. Ayala Center Cebu is the premier dining destination in Cebu that makes them the Best Mall for Foodies. Their diverse selection of food tenants serving local and international cuisines are what attract foodies and couples who share the same love for food.
Laze and lounge at Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa
Give your date the full resort experience complete with a breathtaking oceanfront setting and lush garden at the Best Resort in Cebu. This tropical paradise allows couples to enjoy the best of the resort’s amenities and features while under the sun. Shangri-La Mactan is the ideal date setting this Valentine’s Day away from the busy city.
Slow things down at Crimson Resort & Spa Mactan’s Aum Spa
Spend the afternoon of Valentine’s Day at Aum Spa and experience their premium amenities with your special someone. The Best Resort Spa awardee offers reinvigorating massages and treatment that help relieve the body from stress. Slow things down a bit and relax at the spa’s pool and jacuzzi before or after your massage to indulge in the environment’s serenity.