CEBU, Philippines -- One of the Philippines' most luxurious
properties, the Shangri-La Mactan Island Resort, with 547 rooms and
suites, is situated on 30 landscaped acres and the best slice of
beach on the island.
Guest rooms are furnished with tropical decor and contain works
by local craftspeople. All rooms have balconies.
Recreational facilities are highlighted by two swimming pools,
including a multilevel pool with waterfalls and slides, and a
separate children's pool; a gym; and a spa. The Seasports Center
offers a lineup of water activities.
The hotel has five restaurants: the Asiatica (Filipino, Thai,
Malay and Indian), Cowrie Cove (seafood), Garden Patio
(international fare) Paparazzi (Italian) and Shang Palace
Guests paying full rack rate are entitled to daily American
breakfast; buffet dinner; use of nonmotorized water equipment; and
broadband Internet access.
For reservations and current rates, call Shangri-La at (800)
942-5050 or visit www.shangri-la.com. -- J.S.
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