We’re pretty sure you’ve heard the news: the country’s third largest mall opened last Friday, November 27, in Cebu!
SM Seaside City Cebu brings to Cebuanos and tourists a one-of-a-kind experience in a state of the art, environmentally sustainable urban center by the sea. Because we are in awe of this 470,486.31 square meter architectural wonder, here are some of SM Seaside City Cebu’s attractions we’re definitely excited to visit:
- The mall
Like other SM malls, SM Seaside City Cebu does not disappoint with its selection of global fashion brands like Forever 21, Uniqlo, Sfera, and H&M! It is the ultimate haven for fashion-forward people and is travel must-stop for travelers wandering around Cebu.
- The Cube
If the SM Mall of Asia has its remarkable steel globe structure, SM Seaside City Cebu features The Cube! This iconic landmark, a stainless steel 21 meter by 21 meter sculptural piece that symbolizes strength and stability, is perfect for the Instagram-conscious and selfie-lovers!
- The Skypark
With its several intimate amphitheaters, this green park is sure to provide a welcome respite from the bustling city below! Perfect for creatives, The Skypark can help get you in that right headspace through its diverse dining outlets among greenery and soothing water features. It also contains the 1500-seater Sky Hall for large functions and concerts and a children’s playground designed by renowned Cebuano designer Kenneth Cobonpue.
- Seaside Tower
This 148-meter high tower, set to be completed in 2016, will have a viewing deck, a bar and a restaurant with awe-inspiring panoramic view of the city.
- Ice skating rink
Good news for aspiring figure skaters and enthusiasts: you can now skate your heart out in SM Seaside City Cebu’s ice skating rink! Whether you’re looking for a break from the tropical heat or rehearsing your next moves, this Olympic-sized rink is perfect for you! For those who just want to chill out with their friends, a 16-lane bowling and amusement center complete with 3 KTV rooms, a billiards area, and a snack bar await.
The popular tech hub of SM Supermalls opens its 40th branch in SM Seaside City Cebu with a full range of shops and service centers for the latest gadgets and electronics, providing a wonderful haven for the techies in us!
The Chapel of San Pedro Calungsod was the first structure built in the property. This contemporary structure’s design was inspired by the overall modernity of the complex’s architecture and was built as an homage to our spiritual roots. You can attend the mass here and feel the solemnity despite the bustling movements of the entire area.
- The Cinemas
With 2 Director’s Club Cinemas, a 350-seat Large Screen Cinema with state of the art laser projection system, and 4 regular-sized cinemas, with PWD-friendly features in each of the theaters, SM Cinemas give you the freedom to watch movies the way you want to.
- Food courtThe well-appointed food court located on the third level has an unparalleled view of the Seaside Tower and a host of international and local fare. Food trip, anyone?
- Cebu Ocean Park
Scheduled to launch in 2017, this 1 hectare oceanarium will be the first of its kind in the VisMin region. It will feature a 360-degree tunnel aquarium, sea lions, an exotic Bird of Paradise show and a Penguin Park.
Once completed, this development will be a landmark in the region housing residential towers, hotels, a convention and exhibition center, a school, and a hospital. Needless to say, we can’t wait to see it up close and personal! ADVT