CHRISTMAS is the perfect time to take a break and spend time with your loved ones. But it is also quite a challenge to choose the perfect place to celebrate the Christmas season.

Here's a list of destinations in Cebu that would be perfect for those who want to keep that holiday spirit burning.

5. Colon Night Market

Looking for something that is budget-friendly? Colon Night Market is the best place to visit. Located on Colon Street in downtown Cebu City, the night market offers a wide variety of merchandise. From clothes, shoes, accessories or even toys, they got it all. Time to make use of your talent for haggling.

4. SM Seaside City Cebu

As they say, "We got it all for you”. SM Seaside City Cebu offers various activities that you and your family can enjoy. You can watch a movie, go ice skating, dine in a restaurant, or relax at the skypark. SM Seaside is located at the South Road Properties (SRP) in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City.

3. Sugbo Mercado

Want to dine out with the whole family even with a tight budget? Sugbo Mercado is the perfect place to go. It has over 80 food stalls that you and your family can choose from. It is located at the Cebu IT Park, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City and is open from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. from Thursday to Sunday.

2. Cebu Safari and Adventure Park

Go on a wonderful adventure with the entire family at Cebu Safari and Adventure Park in Toril, Barangay Corte, Carmen, Cebu. Entrance fee is only P800 per head (kids two to three feet below get 50 percent off while kids below two feet are free of charge). Operating hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

1. Anjo World

Experience wild and thrilling rides with your family and friends at the Anjo World Theme Park. It offers 13 exciting rides and the popular Snow World Cebu. Tickets cost P450 during weekdays and P550 on weekends. For kids, the tickets cost P360 on weekdays and P440 on weekends. Anjo World is located within Belmont One complex in Minglanilla, Cebu.

Remember, you don't need to spend much to have a wonderful time with your loved ones. Your presence is enough.

Have a merry adventure, everyone!