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Bonding Time @ KARANCHO Beach Resort, Maribago-Mactan


Situated at Maribago-Mactan Island, Karancho Beach Resort is understated and modestly niched, yet with good landscape, between Maribago Blue Waters and White Sands Resort. Relatively smaller compared to its neighbours, Karancho Beach may just be the perfect place for group bonding and family outdoor activities and fun sports.



Some Fast Facts :

  • Entrance Fee for those not renting cottages is P100 each ;
  • Entrance Fee is separate from cottage rental fees ;
  • Cottage Rental Fees range as follows :

Round Hut at P800 for for 15 pax

Bamboo Hut at 1,000 for 20 pax

Talisay Sand at P1,200 for 20 pax

Shoreline A at 1,200 for 20 pax

Kugon Hut at 1,500 for 30 pax

Bahay Kubo at P2,000 for 10 pax

Jumbo Tent at P1,500 for 40 pax

Bamboo Function at P2,800 at 60 pax

Club House at P10,000 for 150 pax.


  • As to Room Tariff : Day and Night Rates for Villa cost  P3,500 for 6 pax ;  Budget Room is P2,500 for 2 pax ; Garden Room is P3,000 for 2 pax. Overnight rates are slightly higher.

Just last week, 12th June 2014, Leuterio Realty and Brokerage Group spent their post summer outing at Karacho, holding the place exclusively till late in the evening.


Games held included tug-of-war, volleyball, darts, billard, pingpong, badminton, basketball charged at P50 per hour.   Singing-along to hearts’ content generated wannabees.


Other sports and recreation activities include the following :

Parasailing which is pegged at P5,000 per 15 minutes ;

Jetski at P3,000 per hour ;

Banana boat at P4,500 per hour for 5 pax ;

Kayaking at P100 per hour ;

Baroto (boat) at P250 per hour ;  KBR is good jump off point to other islets!;

Waterski at P5,000 per hour ;

Water board at P5,000 per hour ; and

Water Tube at P5,000 per hour.


To Get to KBR :

  • With SM City Cebu as the point of origin and using private vehicle, the drive is less than an hour or so.    From MCIAA, it runs just about 20 minutes ;
  • Or hop in a  jeep bound for Mandaue Highway or Park Mall and get off at Gaisano Mactan Terminal.   Get a multicab connection for Maribago ;
  • You cannot miss the big KBR signages. If you get lost,  just look for  Save More Mart. KBR is just across.


Special thanks to Ma’am Beth Taboada for the yummies and fun time.


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