Cebu Island is long and narrow with a mountainous central spine and the most important island in the Visayas region of the Philippines. The larger Negros Island lies just across the Tañon Strait to the west.
The largest city (and the oldest in the Philippines) is Cebu City, often called the Queen City of the South.
The main touristic areas are the islands of Mactan, Bantayan, Badian, Malapascua and Camotes where you can find large high-end resorts and hotels offering all kinds of luxury. Apart from that there are smaller resorts in fishing villages in the South and North, such as Moalboal, offering a more Filipino experience and amazing nature experiences. The upland areas also offers majestic views of the mountains and seas.