About Cebu

Bigfoot Studios is located in Lapu-Lapu City in the province of Cebu, Philippines. Situated in the center of the 7,107 islands that make up the Philippine archipelago, the province is a hub for businesses and travelers alike.

As the final resting place of famed explorer Ferdinand Magellan, Cebu has a strong historical influence. The province is also home to the best resorts in the country and is considered by many as the diving capital of the Philippines. The weather and climate in Cebu is tropical with a lush rainy season from June to January and a warm, dry season from February to May.

Get Here

Mactan International Airport is only 10 minutes from Bigfoot Studios and 20 minutes from Cebu City center. There are direct flights from Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul, Bangkok, Taipei, Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo. The largest Philippine airline, Cebu Pacific, is based in Cebu.

Cebu On The Rise

Cebu is home to a dozen colleges and universities and is currently one of the most developing regions in the Philippines. With a population over 3.5 million , it is the second largest city in the Philippines behind Manila.

Situated in the center of the country, the province is conveniently located in the middle of all trade and commerce from Luzon to Mindanao. Cebu is also a hub for business travel through the international airport on Mactan Island.

Life's a Beach!

Grab a snorkel mask and fins and head for the many beautiful islands, beaches, marine sanctuaries and waterfalls in Cebu. Discover Mactan Island, Malapascua (swim in crystal clear waters and dive with thrasher sharks), Moalboal and Kawasan Falls, Camotes and Badian Island.

Things To Do. Places To Go.

Cebu is a cultural and historical hub with plenty of interesting landmarks and historical towns to keep you busy between island hopping. Start by visiting Magellan's Cross which marks the beginnings of Christianity in the Philippines. Take a stroll down Colon Street, the oldest street in the country , then visit the nearby Carbon Market, a bustling maze of fruits and vegetable stands, fish mongers and clothing vendors. Other attractions include: Basilica Minor del Santo Niño, The Olango Wildlife Sanctuary, Fort San Pedro, Lapu-Lapu Monument, Fuente Osmeña Park, the Liloan Lighthouse and Tops, which offers a breathtaking view overlooking Metro Cebu!

Cultural Goodies

Guitars take center stage in Cebu as one of the primary industries in the Mactan and Maribago districts. The colorful instruments can be seen in shop windows throughout the province. Likewise, mangos, both fresh and dried, are everywhere. Try other Cebuano specialties including Lechon (roast pig), Danggit (dried fish) and Chicharon (pork skin cracklings).

Festivals

The Sinulog Festival in January draws people from all over the country for a Mardi Gras-style parade with vibrant colors and lively music. Be sure not to miss the province's biggest and most popular festival honoring the holy image of Senyor Santo Niño de Cebu.