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7.9
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7.8
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Very good location
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  • K.I.Marine Sports Center - Day Tours360 m
  • Mactan Island Dive Spots380 m
  • Mactan Shrine3.33 km
  • Sutukil Seafood Market3.34 km
  • Mactan Doctors Hospital3.57 km
  • Mactan-Cebu International Airport4.04 km
  • Mactan Island Golf Club4.08 km
  • Mom And Kids Clinic4.3 km
  • Mactan Export Zone4.9 km
  • Artevalman Handicraft Market4.94 km
  • Free Wi-Fi
    2018

    Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa

    Maribago Beach, Mactan Island, Cebu, Philippines, 6015 - See map
    "I would recommend this hotel based on having great grounds including two really nice pools."
    Dipesh - November 28, 2018
    Exceptional reputation
    Recommended by 87% of guests
    Excellent comfort
    8.2 room quality and comfort
    • Airport transfer

    • Private beach

    • Currency exchange

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

    • Hot tub

    This property is in high demand!

    Booked 143 times | 9 travelers are looking at this property right now

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    Room comfort score
    8.2/10
    Room size
    51 sqm.
    Review score - United States
    7.7/10
    Service score
    8.1/10
    Better than
    99
    %
    of Cebu properties
    Bigger than
    98
    %
    of Cebu properties
    Better than
    95
    %
    of Cebu properties
    Better than
    94
    %
    of Cebu properties
    Value for money7.8
    Distance to city center18 km
    Location rating7.8
    Nearest airportMactan-Cebu International Airport (CEB)
    Distance to airport4.0 km

    Rooms available at Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa

    8.2
    Excellent
    Room comfort & quality
    Suite Room
    Suite Room
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    • Room size: 80 m²/861 ft²
    • Pool view
    • 1 king bed
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    Grand Luxe
    Grand Luxe
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    • Room size: 45 m²/484 ft²
    • Garden view
    • 1 single bed and 1 double b...
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    Mabuhay Premier
    Mabuhay Premier
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    • Room size: 45 m²/484 ft²
    • Pool view
    • 2 double beds
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    Deluxe
    Deluxe
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    • Room size: 34 m²/366 ft²
    • Garden view
    • 1 single bed and 1 double b...
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    Deluxe Suite
    Deluxe Suite
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    • Room size: 45 m²/484 ft²
    • Pool view
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    Mabuhay Ocean View Suite
    Mabuhay Ocean View Suite
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    • Room size: 80 m²/861 ft²
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    Single Deluxe
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            Frequently asked questions

            What time is check-in and check-out at Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa?

            Check-in at Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa starts from 03:00 PM. Guests must check-out before 12:00 PM to avoid additional fees. You may request early check-in or late check-out as a special request through the booking form. This may be offered by the property, subject to availability. You are welcome to use the luggage storage provided by the Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa to store belongings prior to check-in, or after check-out. The hotel front desk operates 24 hours a day.

            How do I get to Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa?

            Getting to Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa from the airport is easy! Guests can request airport transfer in advance to and from the airport for an additional charge of 12 PHP. Requests should be made to the property in the "Special Request" field in the booking form. If you would like to drive to Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa, a car park is available onsite for use and is free of charge. You can travel around in Cebu easily with taxi service provided by the property. If you prefer to drive, car hire is also available through the property; please inquire during check-in.

            Is breakfast offered at Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa?

            Buffet breakfast is offered at Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa. Breakfast is included with all room types, free of charge for all guests.

            What are my dining options at Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa?

            Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa has many in-house restaurants for hungry guests to dine-in. Patio Gavino Restaurant, Buenavista Restaurant and Room 801 offer an extensive range of cuisines including Western, Asian, international, seafood and barbeque. You can also choose from a delicious array of menu choices including buffet and " la carte menu options.

            Can special events be hosted at Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa?

            Special events such as weddings and private events may be hosted at Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa.
            Guests who are interested in hosting an event or celebrating a special occasion may let the property know directly in the Special Requests field on the booking form. The property will then reach out to you directly through the Agoda messaging system.

            Can business events be hosted at Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa?

            On-site venues and convenient event services make Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa an ideal choice for hosting events such as meetings and seminars. The business venues at Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa come in different styles and sizes to accommodate you and your guests.
            Interested in hosting a business event? Let Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa know through the Special Requests section in the booking form. The property will be notified and reach out to you directly.

            What is the smoking policy at Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa?

            Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa is not a smoke-free property. Guests are also permitted to smoke in the designated smoking areas provided by the property.

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            What people love about Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa

            • 8.0
              Very good
              Location

              "Good resting hotel"

              GEUNWAN

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              December 24, 2018

            • 8.4
              Excellent

              "The many different pools and the excellent food were really a highlight."

              Carl

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              December 18, 2016

            • 8.4
              Excellent
              Cleanliness

              "Bed was comfortable, room was clean."

              Pui Y.

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              April 26, 2018

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            7.6
            Very good

            "This is a good hotel especially for the price we paid on Ago..."

            Dipesh

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            November 28, 2018

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            What they offer

            9.6
            Exceptional
            Staff 

            "Good service and friendly staff."

            JANG

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            December 3, 2018

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            Nearest essentials

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            What to eat nearby

            American cuisine
            American cuisine
            Feria
            9.1 km American, Asian, Chinese
            KFC
            9.2 km American, Fast food, Halal
            Dunkin' Donuts
            9.2 km American, Fast food
            Asian cuisine
            Asian cuisine
            Adora's Restaurant
            8.6 km Asian, European
            Cafe Breeze
            9.1 km Asian, Filipino, International
            Chowking
            9.2 km Asian, Chinese, Fast food
            Italian cuisine
            Italian cuisine
            Sbarro
            9.4 km Italian, Pizza
            Tavolata
            9.4 km Italian, Pizza
            Greenwich - Ayala Center Cebu
            9.6 km Italian, Pizza

            What's nearby

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            Reviews of Cebu White Sands Resort and Spa from real guests

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            Agoda Reviews (5111)
            7.9
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            10
            Very good
            32.1% this month
            Cleanliness7.9
            Facilities7.6
            Location7.8
            Room comfort and quality8.2
            Service8.1
            Value for money7.8
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            9+ Exceptional (999)
            8-9 Excellent (943)
            7-8 Very Good (1151)
            6-7 Good (564)
            <6 Below Expectation (645)
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            8.4
            Excellent
            Evelyn from Philippines
            Couple
            Deluxe
            Stayed 2 nights in July 2019

            Evelyn from Philippines”

            Highly recommendable, the staff were hospitable. The breakfast, its great lot of choices.

            Reviewed July 25, 2019
            9.6
            Exceptional
            Sherelline from Philippines
            Solo traveler
            Deluxe
            Stayed 2 nights in June 2019

            Good hotel, delicious and affordable food”

            This has been my favorite hotel, i keep coming back here when I’m in Cebu. They implement strict security procedure upon entering and/or leaving the resort, and for a frequent solo traveller like me, this is a big factor. Their restaurant serves delicious food particularly their free breakfast buffet, and my personal ala carte favorite, the grilled ribs with steamed veggies, so tender, juicy and tasty. There is also a savemore supermarket nearby which is like a 3-minute walk from the hotel, so if you’re like “i forgot to bring something, where is the nearest supermarket”, this is your hotel place to be. Overall, i had a good stay, this has become my “go to” hotel everytime I visit Cebu —very relaxing since it’s not crowded, a beachfront where i can just l lie down in one of their sunbeds and take a quick nap, haha!

            Reviewed June 30, 2019
            9.6
            Exceptional
            Sherelline from Philippines
            Solo traveler
            Mabuhay Premier
            Stayed 1 night in June 2019

            Relaxing stay, deliciuous buffet breakfast”

            It was another relaxing stay for me in this hotel. Breakfast is really good, staff are nice and friendly. The room is spacious and clean, the only downside is the bathroom, shower floor gets a bit floody when in use and it doesnt complety drain down water hence the floor is still wet even after a few hours of not using it, same with the sink, drain system isn’t that good, had to remove the strainer for the water to run down. Those were just some minor issues and it doesn’t affect my impression of this hotel. This has been my 3rd time and Ofcourse will definitely come back again when I visit Cebu.

            Reviewed June 30, 2019
            9.2
            Exceptional
            John from United States
            Couple
            Double Or Twin Grand Deluxe
            Stayed 1 night in June 2019

            Relaxing and unique”

            The hotel grounds are nice and unique. There is a pair of peacocks and rooster/hen. There are cages with parrots. I loved all the birds and the grounds. The calls from the peacocks made it feel very exotic and like you were on a safari or something. The main pool was a little dirty but it was nice to be able to see the sea view while standing in the pool. The second pool closer to the bird cages was more secluded, cleaner and better overall. I was not expecting Boracay caliber beach so the fact that the beach was not perfectly clean did not bother me. It’s a very relaxing hotel with excellent grounds. The breakfast buffet egg and omelette station was very good. The room itself was large, bathroom was large and shower was tall rain shower with very hot water. The bed pillows were very comfortable. Another plus is it’s very close to the airport. The value for the price us very good.

            Reviewed June 29, 2019
            9.2
            Exceptional
            Fritzie from Philippines
            Business traveler
            Grand Luxe
            Stayed 1 night in May 2019

            Great resort for a staycation! ”

            Had a great and relaxing stay! My room was clean and very spacious, the beds were comfy, got mini-fridge, complete toiletries, working hot shower and bathtub. They got reliable wifi and I was able to work. Delicious breakfast buffet, clean pool, and great service! The whole place is well maintained. Love the forest-like ambiance and they got peacocks and coy ponds. CON: Smelly bath towels and pool is closed at 9PM. I wish they could extend it to 10PM or 11PM so the guest can enjoy the pool.

            Reviewed May 23, 2019
            8.0
            Excellent
            Ee from Singapore
            Group
            Mabuhay Premier
            Stayed 3 nights in May 2019

            Above average quality”

            The location of hotel is very good, many eateries and supermarket are within walking distance. The hotel room is spacious, bigger than expected. The swimming pool is decent. The bar at 8th floor had limited drinks and food. The breakfast restaurant served very good pancakes and eggs.

            Reviewed May 18, 2019
            7.6
            Very good
            Marko from Philippines
            Family with teens
            Deluxe
            Stayed 1 night in July 2019

            Very UNPROFFESIONAL reception staff”

            If you happen to check in at this hotel, DO NOT TALK TO MAE OF THE RECEPTION. Very rude and unproffesional. Her tone and choice of words of telling us how to check in our baggage while waiting for our room to be cleaned up is unacceptable. The beauty of this hotel is just spoiled by this staff. Considering that she is a front desk staff, i expect a lot more than just a disgruntled employee.

            Reviewed July 05, 2019
            8.0
            Excellent
            James from Australia
            Couple
            Deluxe
            Stayed 3 nights in July 2019

            Cebu”

            Great location. Food was excellent and staff were friendly and helpful.

            Reviewed July 16, 2019
            10.0
            Exceptional
            Brandon from Ireland
            Couple
            Mabuhay Premier
            Stayed 3 nights in April 2019

            Exceptional”

            Best resort I have stayed in by far.. Staff were very friendly and helpful and will go as far as they can to make your stay wonderful. We missed 10 am breakfast one morning and the staff helped us out by putting some food together for us just a small example of how far they will go for customer satisfaction.

            Reviewed April 20, 2019
            9.6
            Exceptional
            harry from United States
            Family with young children
            Mabuhay Premier
            Stayed 3 nights in February 2019

            awesome service, hotel staff courteous, friendly, helpful”

            one thumbs DOWN: scuba diving vendor, asian female staff member, very very rude and disrespectful - she does not belong in the hospitality business she needs a refresher course on “how to treat guest in a respectful way”

            Reviewed February 22, 2019
            8.4
            Excellent
            Charisse from Philippines
            Family with young children
            Double Or Twin Grand Deluxe
            Stayed 2 nights in May 2019

            Very accommodating Staff”

            Staff are very accommodating. It was my husband’s birthday and they provide us with complimentary cake and upgraded our room to a huge family room.Food at Patio Gavino is affordable so if you don’t want to go out, their seafood platter is a must try. Our flight back home is at 6am and we need to leave as early as 4am.They accommodated our request for packed breakfast which kept us full since our flight is an hour and a half delayed. Location is near Savemore and other restaurants. The restaurant at the 8th floor offers a nice view of the city but have few options for group meals, though their single servings of chicken can feed 2 already. Beach area is not good, there’s no area to swim because of the boats. Pool needs to be checked , the are sharp edges on both pool floors. I think the warning on not getting inside the elevator wet should be written in Chinese or Korean language as these folks are getting inside the elevator soaking wet and not minding other guests who are dressed to have dinner at the 8th floor.

            Reviewed May 28, 2019
            8.0
            Excellent
            Jeffrey from Philippines
            Family with young children
            Grand Luxe
            Stayed 1 night in May 2019

            White sands resort needs improvement”

            The family have been to a lot of resorts and hotels. Staff of white sands resort is very respectable and courteous. But the resort need more facility like airconditioned café or coffee shop, aircon lounges and more hang out spots to unwind and relax.

            Reviewed May 14, 2019
            9.2
            Exceptional
            Jessica
            Group
            Deluxe
            Stayed 1 night in April 2019

            Exceptional”

            The grounds are beautiful, and it didn't feel overly crowded (went in April 2019) so we were able to enjoy the pool and beach area. We had lunch on site and the food is fantastic, and reasonably priced. The concierge is incredibly helpful, we coordinate with them via email in advance to book our ferry tickets as we were having issues with the ferry company's website.

            Reviewed April 30, 2019
            8.0
            Excellent
            Philip from United Kingdom
            Couple
            Grand Luxe
            Stayed 4 nights in December 2017

            Review your staff training!!!”

            As above. Please treat your customers with respect ok. Don't dump poorly qualified trainees upon your guests unattended. I am a company customer facing Director. This behaviour is totally unacceptable.

            Reviewed November 05, 2018
            6.0
            Alexandra from Germany
            Couple
            Deluxe
            Stayed 1 night in March 2019

            Average stay, ok for 1 night”

            The hotel was quite ok, but wouldn't go back there. There is nothing to do there, only sit by the pool. You can't swim in the sea because on the so called private beach is full of boats and the water is quite dirty. The rooftop terrace is quite nice, although the food is not so great. The garden and green area are quite nice and peaceful. We stayed there for 1 night because it's close to the airport. The first room we got was ok in terms of cleanliness. It was in the big building, which seems to be newer. The problem was that in the room next to the bed there was a door leading to a machine room, so we couldn't sleep because of the noise and had to change in the middle of the night. They should put a soundproof door. The 2nd room we got was in the heritage wing, which is a much older building and smelled all mouldy. We found a big, flying cockroach inside and asked for a room change immediately. It was already 1 am. The 3rd room we got was in the same old building, we could hear strange noises in th night and wasn't sure if there was a mouse or something in the room. The smell was also mouldy and all the towels and bed sheets had a strong smell of chlorine. We didn't even get an apology from the staff for having to change the room in the middle of the night for 3 times.

            Reviewed March 30, 2019
            8.8
            Excellent
            Marjorie from Philippines
            Couple
            Double Or Twin Grand Deluxe
            Stayed 1 night in March 2019

            Excellent”

            Receptionist should project a very helpful and accommodating approaches to their guests not only for foreign guests but also for Filipinos. There is no special treatment for foreigners. It should be equal.

            Reviewed March 22, 2019
            9.2
            Exceptional
            beverly from Philippines
            Business traveler
            Deluxe
            Stayed 1 night in February 2019

            Nice”

            Nice hotel, great amenities

            Reviewed June 17, 2019
            8.8
            Excellent
            ethyl from United States
            Family with young children
            Grand Luxe
            Stayed 2 nights in June 2018

            Excellent”

            Lots of water activity selection. We got to do them all--parasail, banana boat, island hpping with fishing. Did boat charter with outside vendors though coz one at resort too expensive. Different places to hang out at resort. Kids enjoyed looking at koi and parrots. Spa massage was very relaxing and massage was not painful.

            Reviewed June 22, 2018
            8.4
            Excellent
            Michelle from Philippines
            Family with young children
            Grand Luxe
            Stayed 1 night in May 2018

            Total relaxation guaranteed!”

            Location PRO : By the beach. CON: Many boats are parked in front of the beach Facilities PRO: huge swimming pool CON: Not so organized hoousekeeping. We are at room 116. Hallway was with a pile of used blankets and bed covers. On the way upstairs, there's a creepy baby crib on a dark corner. Food PRO With a variety of choices CON taste is just ok

            Reviewed May 06, 2018
            8.4
            Excellent
            Pui from Hong Kong
            Group
            Grand Luxe
            Stayed 2 nights in April 2018

            Excellent Spa, Good Value for Money”

            The resort feels a bit dated; there are different residential 'wings' and we were at the Courtyard wing, close to the Spa. Perhaps the rooms in the taller building are renovated, but ours just felt old. Half the TV channels were not working. Bed was comfortable, room was clean. Beach front is not exactly the type to swim and lay in the sand. Redeeming Factors however, come in the form of a beautiful rooftop bar / restaurant, a spa with great packages, décor, and super professional staff (when two of us had the massage in the same room, everything the therapists said and did were completely synchronised). Considering the very affordable rate of the hotel, value for money is excellent.

            Reviewed April 26, 2018
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