According to Google’s Zeitgeist 2008, Plantation Bay was the eighth most searched for travel destination by Filipinos in the Philippines.
Condé Nast Traveler, the world’s most prestigious travel magazine, has listed Plantation Bay as one of the Top 25 Resorts in Asia. It ranked 16th with a score of 90 points. Plantation Bay is the highest-rated hotel of any kind in the Philippines. It opened in 1996 on Mactan Island just 30 minutes from Cebu City.