When we talk about travel and vacation destinations, we consider Cebu as one of the best options for staycations. The 11.5-hectare beachfront property area of The Mactan Newtown is now open to the public. This is Megaworld’s 30-hectare township in Mactan Island, in Cebu.
The Mactan Newtown
The beachfront area lets you enjoy water activities such as Stand Up Paddling, Jet Skis, Banana Boat and more, or relax with family and friends while appreciating the white sand shores and unparalleled views of the Hilutungan Channel and Magellan Bay.
Open from 7AM to 7PM, you can already have a fun day under the sun for only ₱150 on weekdays and ₱199 on weekends.
Formerly known as the Portofino Beach Resort, The Mactan Newtown’s beachfront area will soon feature an exclusive, world-class beach club and more sports facilities that will further promote an active lifestyle by the beach.
Megaworld to further grow own local hotel brands
Property giant, Megaworld, to launch first Savoy Hotel this year as it opens more Belmont Hotels in Boracay and Cebu.
As part of its business strategy in strengthening its recurring income, Megaworld is also expanding its hotel business with the launch of its third hotel brand this year and the expansion of Belmont brand outside Metro Manila.
Savoy Hotel will be the newest hotel brand of Megaworld, which is set to open in Boracay Newcoast by the end of this year.
The 530-room Savoy Hotel Boracay will be a first-class resort hotel to rise in the 150-hectare tourism township in the eastern part of the island. The P2.2-billion hotel will feature the country’s first concert pool arena, overlooking the refreshing views of Sibuyan Sea.
Another Savoy Hotel is also set to open in the 25-hectare Newport City in Pasay City by next year with 684 rooms. It will be the last hotel to open in the leisure and entertainment township that is home to the famous Resorts World Manila.
The company is also constructing another Savoy Hotel in its 20-hectare The Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. With close access to the beach, Savoy Hotel Mactan
Newtown will rise 18-storey high building with 547 rooms. This new hotel is set to open in 2018.
“Megaworld is spending ₱5-billion to build the three Savoy Hotels in Boracay, Cebu, and Manila. Part of our goal is to make this hotel brand visible in our other townships across the country,” reveals Jericho Go, senior vice president, Megaworld.
As it launches Savoy Hotel, Megaworld has also allocated an additional ₱3.5-billion to expand its Belmont Hotel brand. At present, the first Belmont Hotel operates in Newport City, offering 480 rooms and featuring first class amenities such as podium gardens, 24-hour fitness center and workout area, a penthouse pool bar and Café Belmont.
By 2018, Belmont Hotel will also open in Boracay Newcoast with 407 rooms and another one in The Mactan Newtown in Cebu with 550 rooms a year after.
“Our rapid expansion of our very own hotel brands is an indication of Megaworld’s diversification as a real estate company, and at the same time, our commitment to support the country’s tourism industry,” says Jericho Go, senior vice president, Megaworld.
At present, Megaworld’s Richmonde Hotel brand has three hotels in the country, namely, Richmonde Hotel Ortigas, Eastwood Richmonde Hotel and Richmonde Hotel Iloilo, with a total of 449 rooms.
Also set to open under this brand is Twin Lakes Hotel in the sprawling 1,200-hectare Twin Lakes in Alfonso, Batangas near Tagaytay. This new hotel will offer 126 rooms and is set to be completed next year.
By 2020, the three local hotels brands of Megaworld will have a total of around 3,800 hotel rooms.
For more information, visit www.themactannewtown.com.ph today.