Are you one of those who like experiencing the best of both worlds? At Lapu-Lapu, you enjoy the comfort of island-living at the heart of a bustling city. The highly urbanized area is a first city income region in the “Queen City of the South.” The city occupies most of Mactan Island, a well-known tourist destination, plus a few other panoramic islands in Cebu.
Here are several advantages of living in Lapu-Lapu if you’re planning on buying a house and lot any time soon:
Rich Historical and Cultural Background
The history of Lapu-Lapu City influences the cultural involvementof its residents. Most of the celebrations showcase different cultural interests, Spanish reflections, ancestral legacy and modern trends.
People from around the country also flock to Lapu-Lapu City to take a peek at the marvelous Lapu-Lapu Shrine. It serves as a symbol of courage and success by defeating the Spaniards.
Lapu-Lapu is best known as the hero of the Battle of Mactan which happened on April 27, 1521. This historic duel stopped the invasion of Magellan in Cebu and delayed the Spanish occupation by over forty years.
If you want a change of view, investing on a house and lot in Lapu-Lapu might be a smart thing to do . The hustle and bustle of the city can sometimes be quite overwhelming. This is why moving to one of the most beautiful islands in the whole world is a nice way to settle down.
People save a lot of money just to be closer to the pristine waters of Cebu but being a resident will save you a whole lot more. Imagine taking the time to sit down while watching the sun set each evening. The gorgeous island of Lapu-Lapu will offer you relaxation and enjoyment like no other.
Who wouldn’t want a bite of Cebu’s lechon, chicharon, danggit, otap, chorizo de Cebu and dried mangoes? These can be found in almost every part of Cebu and Lapu-Lapu is no exception. You will definitely embark on a gastronomic journey that will make you want more.
The most famous delicacy in Cebu is lechon. It’s not your ordinary roasted pig. This delicacy is prepared with ingredients that make it stand out on its own. The flavors are just bursting with every bite. It has even gained worldwide recognition when top chef Anthony Bourdain declared Cebu lechon as the “best pig ever” on his hit travel-food show “No Reservations.”
Colorful Cultural Events
Way before the arrival of the Spaniards, Sinulog was danced by the natives in honor of their wooden idols or anitos. With the Spaniards’ arrival came the advent of Christianity. This festival is an annual cultural and religious celebration where residents from Cebu participate in street dancing. It is one of the major events not only in the island but also highly anticipated by the whole country.
Transportation and Travel
The Mactan-Cebu International Airport is the second busiest airport in the Philippines and is located in Lapu-Lapu. We live in a time where the “economy of speed” is prioritized and l iving near an airport isn’t just for the purpose of accessibility, it’s also essential for individuals and businessmen to stay competitive in the 21st century.
Aside from these, Cebuanos are also known for their hospitality. It wouldn’t be a shock if people from all over the country would buy a house and lot for sale in Lapu-Lapu City. Enjoying the atmosphere away from the urban jungle would be a nice change, wouldn’t it?