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Shangri-La Mactan play area

Nothing beats the good old swing time – and moms approve the sun shades stretched over the play area. One can easily supervise the children from a comfy hammock nearby…

Shangri-La Mactan water play area

The design of the water plays area is very thoughtful: the children can play even during the midday hours as the trees and special canopies provide shaded areas. The large water slide into the main pool and water cannons were also firm favorites witlhall the children

Shangri-La Mactan indoor play area

The indoor and outdoor play options are extensive: there are guided activities in the kids club, a huge adventure play where even the older kids have something fun to experience. There is also a separate play area for toddlers

Shangri-La Mactan - adults Chi spa

The adults-only pool at the Chi Spa is a hidden gem [image by Shangri-La Mactan]

On the beach - ShangriLa Mactan in Cebu. Philippines

Everyone felt sad to have to bid farewell to this little paradise in Philippines


Reeta Laaksonen and her family are always on the move. For her, home is where her family is - which is currently near London, UK. Reeta has lived in five different countries and by the age three her twins had lived on three continents already. When this family is not planning their next move, you will probably find them hiking, visiting temples, old castles or relaxing on some secluded beach. She thinks that every day is special, with the next adventures waiting right behind the corner. Reeta loves gardening and decorating, and has a passion for good wines. Besides writing she also pours her energy on learning Mandarin Chinese and baking with her children. For more stories about travel, décor, inspiration and global family lifestyle visit Reeta’s blog House of Anaïs and connect with Reeta on Twitter @houseofanais. Check out also House of Anaïs on Pinterest.

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