The best for the best

May 5, 2016  By Kazey Abanalo

By Hannah Obal

Mother’s Day should be meticulously planned from morning till sunrise, and if one wants to give his mom the best day yet, making Sun.Star Cebu’s Best of Cebu 2015 Issue a guide is a surefire way to making his mom absolutely happy. Here’s a list that will have any mom swooning by the end of the day.


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Start the day with love

Wake mommy up with nothing but love with a beautiful view of a bouquet of flowers from Kalidades and a whole guava cake from Leona Cakes and Pastries. It’s a great way to start the morning and it will surely set off the tone for the rest of the day. (Kalidades, General Maxilom Ave., Cebu City; Leona Cake and Pastries, Juan Luna Ave., Mabolo, Cebu City).




A fit mom is a happy mom

Rouse mom out of bed and have her try out a yoga session at Yoga Hub. With topnotch service and world-class staff, mom will feel great about her morning. Yoga has been known for promoting a healthy and fit lifestyle, and that would be great for mom. (Yoga Hub, Banilad Town Centre, Cebu City).



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Eat brunch like a queen

The best breakfast is what mom deserves after yoga and what better place to go to than Café Sarree? An excellent breakfast joint with an extensive menu and tasteful dishes, mom can indulge in an all-day breakfast menu from bacon and eggs, to even more gourmet dishes that will have her raving. (Café Sarree, Escario Central, Escario St., Cebu City)







New you, new ‘do

Give mommy that new look with a new hairdo! The best place to get a haircut is at Bridges Salon. Three years in a row winner of Best Salon in the Best of Cebu, mom’s in good hands here with a worldclass facility and expert hairstylists. (Bridges Salon, The Gallery, Pope John Paul II Ave., Cebu City)




Feel good, look good

After a haircut, a facial is a must. Take mom over to Skinworks, With a naturally beautiful result, getting only the best facial will make mom feel like royalty. It also helps that she’ll be even more radiant right after a session. (Skinworks, LG Floor, SM City Cebu)





A touch of elegance

To cap off the pampering session, get mom’s nails done at Beauty and Butter. They’ll give mom instagram-worthy hands and feet, plus topnotch service that will have her marveling at just how amazing her day has been so far. (Beauty and Butter, SM City Cebu)



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Shop till you drop

Now that mom is looking excellent, take her shopping at the mall of the year, SM City Cebu. With an assortment of shops, shopping here is the best for our mommies. From clothes, jewelry, shoes and heels to watches and bags, SM really does have it all for you. (SM City Cebu)




Dine like a Royal

And once mom is exhausted and satisfied with her shopping session, the whole family and their queen should head on over to the best buffet in Cebu, Feria at Radisson Blu. With a wide selection of international and local dishes, it’s a great intimate family affair that all moms will be craving for; a great dinner with loved ones. Truly an excellent way to cap off an excellent day. (Feria, Radisson Blu Cebu)

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