6 Things To Do In Cebu On Rainy Days To Keep You From Boredom
With all the uncertainty in this world, I like to take comfort in the fact that there are at least a few things in life that we know to be true, such as: beer before liquor, never been sicker; liquor before beer, you’re in the clear. And the fact that rain or shine, Cebu will always give you an experience of pure bliss. It isn’t called the Queen City of the South for nothing! Cebu has so much to offer, from food that fills your tumtum, to places worth discovering, whether it’s nice and toasty out or the kind of rainy weather that’s perfect for the emo music video we think we star in inside our heads when the hugot train comes. Okay, you’re excited! I hope you are! Because I can’t wait to share with you the best of the best when it comes to Cebu’s rainy day hideouts. Here are some things to do in Cebu on rainy days, perfect for the days ahead!
1Head on over to your favorite board game café
Is there anything better than owning your friends in a game of UNO? Yeah, thought so. Picture this: a nice, cool rainy day. Perfect chill weather. An awesome, quaint board game café. Your friends. Good food. A whole lot of fun. That’s exactly what places like Vault Board Game Café in Cebu brings to the table! Hop on over the next time it’s rainy and you’ll be surprised at just how fast time flies. Who knows, by the time you finish your nth game, the sun’s finally peeking through the clouds.
Vault Board Game Café
Address: 71 Pope John Paul II Ave, Kasambangan, Cebu City, 6000 Cebu
Hours: 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Phone: (032) 233 9804
2Channel your inner New Yorker and stroll around the mall
And what a mall it is! Situated in the heart of Cebu is SM Seaside Cebu, dubbed the 10th largest mall in the world! I don’t know about you, but there’s just something sort of magical about rain. It adds a sense of depth or romance to something as plain and mundane as hitting the mall and going shopping. I know you know just how awesome it is to feel like you’re in a foreign place when the cold weather and the air conditioning teams up to make your butt feel like you’re all the way up the North Pole!
SM Seaside Cebu
Address: Antungawa, Cebu City, Cebu
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Phone: (032) 410 7131
3Pay homage to the cinematic greats
Who doesn’t love the cinema? Getting to catch a movie you love on the big screen is always something to look forward to, and the cool weather makes the entire experience all the more enjoyable. Hello Hans Moviehouse is every film aficionado’s dream! It is a private moviehouse where you can screen any movie you like for a minimal fee. Screen a favorite film solo or with a special someone in the comfort of your very own private viewing room and have snacks come with it! This is one of those perfect things to do in Cebu on rainy days!
Hello Hans Moviehouse
Address: Cebu IT Park, Cebu City, 6000
Hours: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
4Keep your body active at Extreme Aeropark!
Consumed too much lechon lately? Burn off the extra calories at one of the most intense indoor fitness parks in Cebu. Extreme Aeropark Cebu promises a fun time for everyone while you work off those calories. Several activities are available here, including laser tag, dodgeball, parkour, Battle Beams, wall climbing, and bubble soccer. There is also a slam ball arena, and of course, a trampoline park. You can jump to your heart’s desire or try out all the other activities! Bring your friends, wear comfy clothes, and have an energetic afternoon even if it’s raining out!
Extreme Aeropark Cebu
Address: 2/F Parkmall, Ouano Avenue, Mandaue City
Hours: Open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Phone: +63915 258 0806, +63925 828 0806, +63 32 328 0806
5Enjoy cuddle weather with some cute puppers!
Lovey Doggy Dog Café is the first of its kind that has finally opened in Cebu. Dog and coffee lovers can find mutual ground in this too-cute-for-words café that’s exploding with all things pink and pretty. The menu comes with treats for both hoomans and puppers, because it’s a given that intense gigil makes you hungry. The next time cuddle weather comes a creepin’, come give Lovey Doggy Café and its resident good boys a visit!
Lovey Doggy Dog Café
Address: GQS Plaza Gov. Cuenco Ave. Banilad Cebu City
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Phone: 0906 005 2177
6When in doubt, wine!
Live life in pink whenever you step foot in La Vie Parisienne, a gorgeous wine cellar-meets-Parisian inspired restaurant and café. Famous for its Insta-worthy wine collection and dining options out back, you’ll know why this place is so well-loved by tourists and locals alike. If you are looking for unique things to do in Cebu on rainy days, this should be at the top of your list!
Philihappy Pro Tip: If you swing by La Vie during the evening, the al fresco dining area comes to life with lit up tents and trees in an array of colors!
La Vie Parisienne
Address: 371 Gorordo Ave, Cebu City, 6000 Cebu
Hours: 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Phone: (032) 260 4388
Rainy days are wonderfully chill and cozy, and obviously there are a wealth of things to do in Cebu on rainy days. All you need is your best friend, a sweater, and enough time to while the weekend away. You could even make a staycation out of it!
Do you have more suggestions for things to do in Cebu on rainy days? Shoot us a comment below!