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Argao Cebu Beaches and Destinations

Argao is one of considered “big” towns in the south next to Carcar where town center is densely populated as well. It is about 70 kilometers away from Cebu City and is around 3-hour drive. Argao is famous due to it’s many preserve heritage buildings and also the home of best torta makers in the country. Talking about tourist spots, Argao is has complete set of attractions ranging from beaches and hotels to historic monument and parks.

The Origin of the name of “Argao”

Locals claim that their hometown got its name from a tree called Sali-argaw, which are abundantly seen in the coastal areas during that time. The story of Argao’s name is very much like many other localities in the Philippines that derived their names from popular flora or fauna found in the area.

As the story goes, a delegation of Spanish officials came to the town and asked a villager, what is the name of the town. Obviously, not comprehending the foreign tongue, the man presumed that the Spaniard was referring to the plant in the area “Sali-argaw”. From that moment on, the Spaniards named the area as el pueblo de Argao.

Road Widening Projects

Starting late of 2019, road widening projects can be felt in rural areas. Argao take its part early of 2020. Road lights show below can be observed near Bulasa Argao.

Check this out, when in Argao!

Looc Garden Beach Resort

Spend your holiday,relax and enjoy the sparkling clear blue water at Looc Garden Beach Resort.A romantic and ideal place for the whole family.

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Looc Garden Beach Resort

JSJS Mountain Resort

The resort is located at the high grounds of Argao, overlooking the sea between Bohol and Cebu Islands. A place where it has a pleasant environment and atmosphere. You can have your comfort, relaxation and rest. Have a pleasant stay.

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JSJS Mountain Resort Argao

Panorama de Argao – Resort

PANORAMA DE ARGAO is a BOUTIQUE RESORT on a hill that offers breathtaking views.

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Panorama de Argao Resort

Lexmin Resort and Event Place

A beach resort accessible to everyone living in the south and north of Cebu. It is a great place to experience serenity and comfort with your friends and family. Come and delight yourselves with the tranquil waves of the sea.

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Argao Bay Eco-Park Resort Hotel

The Argao Bay Eco-Park Resort Hotel, which opened in late 2019, is located south of Cebu.

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Argao Bay Eco-Park Resort Hotel

Viking Paradis Jampang Hill Resort

DAY USE ONLY : 8AM - 6PM (Mon-Sun) Entrance fees: Adults - ₱100 Children 3 to 9 years old: ₱50

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Viking Paradis Jampang Hill Resort Argao

El Kapitan Resort & Recreation

 A very relaxing place to spend time with family, especially with the plants surrounding... incredibly impressive. The staff was very kind and friendly, and the scenery was clean and green. Everyone enjoys.at a reasonable price.

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El Kapitan Resort & Recreation Argao

Baluarte de Argao Beach Resort

Visit the perfect stop-over resort before & after whale-watching in Oslob - just an hour drive! We got drinks & karaoke waiting! Enjoy the ambiance!

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Lexmin Resort and Event Place

A beach resort accessible to residents of Cebu's south and north. It is an excellent location.

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Lexmin Resort and Event Place Argao

Looc Garden Beach Resort

Spend your vacation relaxing and enjoying the sparkling clear blue water at Looc Garden Beach Resort.

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Looc Garden Beach Resort Argao

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