4 Reasons Why You Should Buy a House and Lot For Sale in Lapu-Lapu City

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

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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.

 

Comfortable Island-Living

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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.

 

Mouthwatering Delicacies

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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

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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

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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?

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Your Ultimate Guide to an Exciting New Year Celebration in Cebu

There are several reasons why you should pack your bags and move into a house and lot in Cebu.  From the sprawling beaches and boundless career opportunities, spending the first day of the year in this wonderful province is something that you must experience. Here’s your guide to making the best out of your New Year:

Spend the day at Bantayan Island

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Last July 2016, Cebu was hailed by a New York City-based magazine, as the 6th best island in the world. According to a reader of Travel + Leisure, “There is never a dull moment in Cebu. The island is perfect for travelers who don’t want to spend a lot of money on recreational activities.”

Bantayan Island, one of the most beautiful islands in Cebu, is an exceptional way to experience the New Year. Upon arrival, you will get struck by its powdery white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. Located at the northern tip of Cebu, this picturesque spot is a breath of fresh air. You can either go by air, land or sea. There are direct flights from Manila and other parts of the Philippines to Cebu. The city is also accessible via ferry rides. Cebu can be reached by land thru bus rides going to Central Philippine Nautical Highway via RORO.

 

Feast on a gastronomic adventure that is Rico’s Lechon

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Cebu is known as the ‘Lechon Capital of the Philippines.’ Rico’s Lechon is a restaurant that pioneered the spicy flavored lechon throughout Cebu. The spicy hot roasted piece of heaven has been a blockbuster for tourists and residents. Rico’s has been serving delectable dishes around 13 years now.

Aside from the mouthwatering lechon, they also serve some appetizing scallop dishes, sinigang na hipon, beef with broccoli and desserts like mango oreo floats. The restaurant offers only the best Filipino cuisines with a Cebuano twist. It is located along Maria Luisa Road.

 

Take part in a cultural experience

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The annual celebration of Sinulog Festival is in honor of Senyor Sto. Niño. It is a solemn but festive gathering at the same time. People shout “Viva Pit Señor” during the festivity. Pit means ‘sangpit’ which means to call upon while ‘senyor’ refers to the Holy Child Sto. Niño de Cebu. This year’s month-long celebration started from December 1, 2016 and concluded on January 31, 2017.

The Sinulog features a parade and a dance-prayer that expresses devotion to the holy child of Cebu. Those who attend the vibrant festival will witness a colorful cultural encounter of Cebu.

If you’re planning on a staycation in the province and if you’re taking part in the month-long celebration, it might be best to buy that house and lot in Cebu instead.

 

Witness its rich history

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Speaking of house and lots in Cebu, one ancestral house turned museum is another must-see. Casa Gorordo Museum was the home of Juan Gorordo, the first Filipino bishop of Cebu. It was built in the 1850s.

What makes the house special is the display of old relics which reflect the lifestyle of the Filipino people during the Spanish era. Old furniture and paintings add to the museum’s antique vibe. The ancestral house is well-maintained which makes it more appealing.

A walk in the museum is like a journey thru Cebu’s history.

These are the reasons why Cebu is a great place to spend your New Year. t If you want a nonstop experience of everything, you know you have a great place to live in.