Sentosa isn’t the only island making waves for Swiss hotelier Mövenpick. Mactan Island is now home to Mövenpick Resort & Spa Cebu (Punta Engaño, Mactan Island, 6015 Cebu, +63 492-7777). While bustling Cebu is a fixture on everyone’s travel bucket list, Mactan Island charms with lesser-known wonders. Guitar heroes will appreciate the craftsmanship of the handmade guitars, banjos, ukuleles and Filipino mandolin-like chordophones available at its many guitar factories. Rates start from PHP6,500 ($189) per night. Play and pluck at www.moevenpick-hotels.com.