Tingko Beach, King Arthur's, El Paradiso - some of the places to go in Alcoy, Cebu

Alcoy, Cebu, Philippines


ALCOY is another municipality in Cebu Province and is located in the southern part of the island right next to the municipality of Dalaguete. The most popular beach in Alcoy is Tingko Beach located in Daan Lungsod. Being a beach lover, I can recommend the place but it is crowded on weekends, so go there on weekdays instead. You can rent a table ranging from 600 to 800 pesos, etc ($12-$16). You can also do island hopping from there, price per person is 30 pesos or $0.60 (2016). If you go there solo, just join other groups. 

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Tingko Beach, Daan Lungsod, Alcoy, Cebu
Another nice place where we stayed in was in King Arthur's Resort at Bon-Bon Pasol. It is the sister company of El Paradiso Sola Homes. What I like about this place is that you can just relax and enjoy the breeze, the place is quite windy especially near the seashore. The beach there is not as nice as Tingko beach, though.

  King Arthur's Resort Alcoy Cebu Philippines
King Arthur's Place, Alcoy, Cebu

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Seashore at King Arthur's Place, Bon-Bon Pasol, Alcoy, Cebu

HOW TO GO TO ALCOY


By Bus
Go to South Bus Terminal near E-Mall or Elizabeth Mall in Cebu City and ride a bus going to Alcoy. It takes about 2 hours to travel from Cebu City to Alcoy. The bus leaves every 30 minutes. You may contact South Bus Terminal for inquiry at 253-3830 or 253-4119 or click here

By Car
If you're from Cebu or if you have rented a car in Cebu, go straight to Alcoy by taking the southern route. When you reached Carcar Rotunda, take the Sibonga route. 

By Taxi
Again, I do not recommend taking a taxi for long distance trip as it will be too costly especially if you are traveling alone but if you are not on a budget, you can get a taxi anywhere. Taxi cabs in Cebu are very accessible.

WHERE TO STAY IN ALCOY/GETTING THERE
You can stay at Antig Tingko Beach - a public beach located in Daan Lungsod. Depending on which location you enter in, when we went there a few years ago, we entered for free but when we went there in 2016, there was a minimal entrance fee and we rented a table worth 600 pesos, others are priced 800, etc. The place can be very crowded during weekends. Also, do not expect toilets to be properly maintained but on the upside, you will surely love the beach and you can have an island hopping tour from there. If you go there by bus, you can ask the driver to drop you off at either Antig Tingko Beach 1 or Antig Tingko Beach 2. 

If you want to stay in a private place, check out Dive Point Alcoy (picture below), Mangrove ECO Resort, Meili Beach Resort, Bodo's Bamboo Bar, King Arthur's Resort (Sola Homes), Sola Homes El Paradiso, Villa Rosa Cebu, etc.


Dive Point Alcoy Resort in Alcoy Cebu Philippines
Dive Point Alcoy Resort (Photo credit: Agoda)
Located in Alcoy, Dive Point Alcoy Resort is a perfect starting point from which to explore Alcoy (Cebu). The property features a wide range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant experience. All the necessary facilities, including free Wi-Fi in all rooms, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, room service, airport transfer, are at hand. Designed for comfort, selected guestrooms offer internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning, balcony/terrace to ensure a restful night. The hotel's peaceful atmosphere extends to its recreational facilities which include outdoor pool, diving, massage, billiards, garden. Friendly staff, great facilities and close proximity to all that Alcoy (Cebu) has to offer are three great reasons you should stay at Dive Point Alcoy Resort.
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