Seagrove Unveiled: Mactan’s Newest Eco-Fun Destination for Food and Adventure

???? Jess Tigtig

If you’re on the lookout for a fresh spot to savor mouthwatering delights and embark on thrilling adventures in the heart of Mactan Island, look no further than Seagrove—the latest haven for food enthusiasts, adventure seekers, and families seeking elevated recreational and retail experiences.

Ayala Land proudly introduces Seagrove, its premier mixed-use seaside leisure estate in the Visayas—a unique celebration of Cebu’s rich heritage and a promising future as an eco-fun destination.

Grand Opening Celebration

Embark on new adventures as Seagrove, Ayala Land’s highly anticipated coastal and leisure hub, officially opened its doors to the public on December 14, promising a burst of culinary delights and a novel outdoor entertainment concept.

Situated in the Punta Engaño resort corridor, Seagrove offers a vibrant and lively destination across from the Hilton Port and Movenpick Hotel Cebu.

The grand opening event, held on December 14, 2023, at Seagrove’s scenic grounds, was graced by representatives from the LGU of Lapu-Lapu City, media members, Bambu Technology Bikers, Noponity Bikers Group, Grupo Nopo Skateboard group, the Sugbo Mercado team, Arch. Bryan Auman, Owner and Founder of Bradlab, and executives from Ayala Land and Taft Properties. The occasion commenced with an official site blessing led by Fr. Melchor Rizon, followed by the ceremonial opening of the estate, featuring the best offerings from Sugbo Mercado’s merchants and the unveiling of Cebu’s first Roll Park.

Sugbo Mercado Market: A Gastronomic Haven

Photo by Jess Tigtig
Photo by Jess Tigtig

Sugbo Mercado Market, the first to open at Seagrove, is an open-air food market showcasing the best of Cebu’s diverse culinary scene. With a wide array of food stalls, visitors can indulge in an unforgettable journey through Cebu’s rich food heritage. Sugbo Mercado at Seagrove will be open on December 15 – 17 (Friday to Sunday) from 4 pm to 9 pm.

What sets Sugbo Mercado Market apart is its refined and diverse range of homegrown talent and flavors. The market features the best culinary artisans in Cebu, ready to share their creations on the world-class stage that Seagrove provides.

Roll Park: Cebu’s First Skate and Bike Park

In addition to delectable food offerings, Seagrove introduces Cebu’s first Roll Park—a skate and bike park designed for active individuals and sports enthusiasts. With dedicated areas and scenic surroundings, Roll Park provides a safe and thrilling arena for bikers, skateboarders, and rollerbladers. The park features various ramps, jumps, and obstacles suitable for all skill levels. Bamboo bike rentals are available during special weekends, ensuring everyone can enjoy the thrill of biking and skating.

Nature Haven on the Horizon

The opening of Seagrove is just the beginning of what visitors can expect. The expansive mangrove forest and numerous seaside attractions at Seagrove promise to be a balm for the soul and a feast for the senses. Future developments include seaside cafes, boutiques, restaurants, bike paths, iconic art installations, extensive shady tree-lined walkways, various water features, adventure play spaces, and spectacular views of Magellan Bay.

In line with Ayala Land’s commitment to integrated, mixed-use developments, Seagrove will offer world-class leisure estate features, including a coastal boardwalk, a nature park, an expansive mangrove forest, a nature-inspired pedestrian corridor, art installations by renowned artists, and a full range of experiences and services for discerning guests.

A standout feature of Seagrove is its dedication to sustainability and environmental conservation. The estate strictly adheres to eco-friendly principles, incorporating green spaces, energy-saving solutions, and effective waste management, among other eco-friendly features.

Access and New PUV Routes

Located in the resort area of Punta Engaño Road, Lapu-Lapu City, Seagrove is minutes away from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport. Visitors from Metro Cebu can access Seagrove through the Serging Osmeña Bridge or Marcelo Fernan Bridge. Starting December 14, 2023, direct PUV routes to and from Seagrove will be available through Ceres Bus and other PUV operators, connecting Seagrove to Ayala Center Cebu, Cebu Business Park, Cebu IT Park, Mandaue, SM City, Mercado, Pacific Mall, Park Mall, and other areas in Punta Engaño.

Don’t miss this exciting addition to Cebu’s recreational scene. With the unveiling of Seagrove, Cebu is poised to strengthen its position as a premier global tourist destination. For more information about Seagrove and upcoming events, follow the official Seagrove Facebook Page here.

Beginning her career as a Photojournalist at The Freeman Newspaper/Philippine Star from 2000 to 2007, she then served as an Accounts Manager from 2007 to 2008. Driven by a passion for sports, she transitioned to a Sportswriter role at CDN and expanded into news writing for Inquirer Visayas. From 2010 to 2015, she honed her skills as a Sportswriter at Sunstar Cebu, after which she took the initiative to launch her own

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