Beat the Heat this Summer in Guiwanon Cold Spring: Northern Cebu’s Hidden Gem


Cebu does not run out of exciting stuff for the tourists or even local travelers. Aside from hitting yourself to white sand beaches and frolicking in the waterfalls, it is best to try beating the heat of the scorching sun in this hot season by dipping your bodies into the ice-cold clear water of Guiwanon Cold Spring in Northern Cebu.

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The Location

The spring is located specifically in Brgy. Maslog, Tabogon Cebu, approximately three hours driving from the city (weather and traffic permitting). This destination has been operating for years now, nevertheless, it was, it is, and will still be a perfect inimitable destination for those who just wanted to swim and chill out. Lean back and get ready to feel numb by the bone-chilling cold spring!

The Features

The pool of freshwater is 6-foot deep which is perfect for diving (Be careful! Safety first.) and a shallow area for children. Also, there is a huge “balete” tree perfectly situated within reach that partially covers the pool keeping the area shaded and adds up a nippy feeling even after swimming.

The Amenities

There are available cottages amounted to PHP 100 if you wish to have a picnic or just stay in the area for your group to sit, chit-chat and unwind.

How to Get There

From North Bus Terminal which is located few kilometers away from SM North Reclamation, commuters can take a Ceres Bus or mini-bus bound to Tabogon Cebu. If you are from Mactan-Cebu International Airport Lapu-Lapu City, you may take MyBus bound to SM North Reclamation and ride a jeepney with a signage #01K to North Bus Terminal.

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Summary of Expenses

MyBus Fare (per trip): PHP 25.00

Jeep #01K Fare (per trip): PHP 7.00

Ceres Bus / Mini Bus Fare (per trip): ~PHP 85.00

Parking Fee: PHP 10.00

Entrance Fee: PHP 25.00

Cottage Fee (optional): PHP 100.00


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