How to go to Catmon Beach, Catmon Cebu

Your Two Hundred Pesos For a Cottage of One on Catmon Beach - Catmon, Cebu


CATMON is home to one of the cheapest beach destinations in Cebu North. Situated after the town of Carmen, Catmon is just less than 2 hours drive from Cebu City.
Catmon Beach Catmon Cebu
Catmon Beach Catmon Cebu




MEL AND KATE BEACH RESORT
If you love the beach, I believe you will like the beach in Catmon, Cebu. The most popular is KM 47 but when we went there, we stayed at Mel and Kate, just an arms length before the KM51 marker. The beach there is not as white sand as those in Bantayan Island, Malapascua Island or Maravilla Beach but just the same, the beach is enough to satisfy your longing. The cottage at Mel and Kate is only 200 pesos (US$4). 
Catmon Beach - Catmon Cebu
Catmon Beach, Catmon Cebu - Catmon is home to some of the cheapest beach destination in Cebu North.
Mel and Kate Catmon Cebu
Mel and Kate Catmon Cebu - There is a spacious parking there,

IN BETWEEN KM 50 AND KM 51 MARKER
On the other times that we went to Catmon, we stayed at a different location, a beach in between KM 50 and KM 51, the cottage was still for 200 pesos. Travel time from Cebu City to Catmon is less than 2 hours. 
Catmon Beach Catmon Cebu
Catmon Beach Catmon Cebu.



Catmon Beach Cebu North
Catmon Beach, Catmon Cebu
Catmon Beach Catmon Cebu North Beach
Catmon Beach Catmon Cebu


FOOD | PARKING AREA | ENTRANCE
You can actually bring your own food there but you need to rent a cottage for only P200. There is a parking space there as well for both resorts that that we went to in separate occasions. The way it works there is when you arrived, you will go straight to the cottages and the person in charge will approach you to collect the cottage fee.

HOW TO GO TO CATMON BEACH
  1. Go to North Bus Terminal by riding a taxi, Grab or Uber.
  2. Ride a bus bound for Catmon, Sogod or any north-bound bus
  3. Disembark at your desired beach destination. You may tell the driver to drop you off at KM 45, KM 47, KM 50 or KM 51 or whichever place you want to go to there. When we went there, we stayed at Mel and Kate (near KM 51 marker) and at a beach resort in between KM 50 and KM 51. That's it, it's as easy as 1-2-3.
  • If you're from Cebu or if you have rented a car in Cebu, go straight to Catmon using the Consolacion bound route. You know you're nearer when you pass by the municipality of Carmen. You can start checking the beach at KM 45 or to where we stayed at between KM 50 and KM 51.
  • If you want you can charter a taxi to bring you there but it will be costly as the place is a little far from the city center.
WHERE TO STAY IN CATMON
Catmon is not too commercialized and the beaches there are kind of like a public place where you only need to rent a cottage, usually priced at Php200 or US$4.  You may stay from KM 45, KM 46, KM 47 or somewhere in between KM 45 to KM 52. If you want to stay overnight, check out Las Flores Hotel,  Agua Villa, Recuerdo Beach Resort, High Steps Pension (this is on the other side of the street), etc.
Agua Villa Catmon Cebu
Agua Villa - Catmon Cebu


MUST TRY
When you get there, you should try their delicacy, bibingka (rice cake). I think it is somewhere near KM 51. You know you are in the right direction when you see smokes everywhere.

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Other Things to see and do in Catmon
Catmondaan BANTAYAN SA HARI
Historical Stone Parish Church
Binongkalan Beach Resort
Padre Miguel de Jesus Park

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