Grand Opening of SM Seaside City Cebu

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Cebuanos are so lucky that a world-class center for leisure and retail, SM Seaside City Cebu opened on Friday, November 27! This family-friendly lifestyle mall is a must-visit and a new destination in Cebu. There’s something for everyone to enjoy with numerous selections for shopping, dining and entertainment.

SM Seaside is the new shopping and dining mecca in Cebu. It will house the new and beloved brands such as The SM Store, and global retail brands like H&M, Uniqlo, Forever 21, and Sfera, as well as top national brands.

SM Seaside City Cebu

Ribbon cutting ceremony

The SM Cinemas gives you the choice to watch your movies the way you want to. See the newest box office hits at the Large Screen Cinema powered by Christie’s with a 30% bigger screen, 350-seating capacity and state-of-the-art laser projection system. There are two Directors’ Club Cinemas with cushy recliners for an intimate movie experience and one Centerstage. The SM Cinema has 4 regular sized cinemas with PWD-friendly features in each of the theatres.

High-tech cinema

Cyberzone, the popular tech hub of the SM Supermalls, opened its 40th branch at SM Seaside with a full range of shops and service centers, for the latest gadgets and electronics to suit today’s digital lifestyle.

SM Seaside City, Cebu Cyberzone

Dining at SM Seaside offers a gastronomic feast of food choices for customers to love. The well-appointed Food Court on the third level has an unparalleled view of the Seaside Tower and a host of international and local fare.


Experience the magic of ice as SM Seaside City brings the fun of gliding and skating on the Olympic-size SM Ice Skating Rink. A 16-lane Bowling and Amusement Center with 3 KTV rooms, a billiards area and a snack bar will be additional entertainment activities for all.

The Skypark is a green park, with several intimate amphitheaters, which will provide a welcome break from the bustle of city life, featuring diverse dining outlets situated among greenery and soothing water features. The 1500-seater Sky Hall can accommodate large functions, corporate events and concerts. A children’s park, designed by renowned Cebuano designer Kenneth Cobonpue, will delight kids and their families when completed.

SM Seaside City, Cebu Skypark

The Chapel of San Pedro Calungsod was the first structure built in the complex. This is reminiscent of Spanish times when towns were built around a Church.

Designed by Arquitectonica, an international architecture, interior design, and planning firm from Miami Florida, the development will be a landmark in the region, and when completed, the complex will include residential towers, hotels, a convention and exhibition center, a school, hospital, and a world-class marine theme park.

VIP guests

SM Supermarket ribbon cutting. In photo: Jojo Tagbo (Savemore President), Ashwini Nagpal (Kimberly Clark Philippines Managing Director), Jeff Go (J &J Philippines Managing Director), Robert Kwee (SM Hypermarket President), Fabricio Ponce (Coca-Cola Philippines Country Manager) Rohit Jawa (Unilever CEO), Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III, Evelyn Lao (Benby CEO), Archbishop Jose Palma, Mrs. Felicidad Sy, Ricardo Cardinal Vidal, Jacques Reber(Nestle Philippines CEO), Stephen Lao (Colgate Philippines GM), Shankar Viwanathan( P&G GM), Jerome Ong (Foodsphere CEO), Carla Valderrama (Ms. Earth Fire 2015) Herbert Sy (Vice Chair SM Retail), Joey Mendoza (SM Supermarket President).

Special guests (clockwise): Eventologist Tim Yap; SM Women (from left): Andrea Aldeguer, Meannie Alcordo-Solomon, Amparito Lhuillier, Quennie Amman, Alice Woolbright; (L-R) Elvira Luym, Marian Miranda, Memel Borromeo, Marissa Fernan, Teresin Mendezona, Marget Villarica, Tessie Sy-Coson, Maur Ledesma, Eloisa Fernan, Margot Osmena, Annie Aboitiz, Irma Atillo, Nonie Uy, Ana Marie Dizon; Henral Luna – John Arcilla, Annie Garcia (SCMC President), Carole Sy

My loves!!! Mitch So, Andreas Johansson (H&M Expansion Director), Steven Tan, SCMC SVP

Ed Tejerero(SMLEI President), Hans Sy, Jules Alpe (Skater), Mayor Mike Rama, Rolyn Tumbaga (SMLEI Bus Head), Edwin Nava (SMLEI VP Operations)

SM Seaside City Cebu’s iconic landmark is The Cube, a stainless steel 21 meter by 21 meter sculptural piece that is a symbol of strength and stability. It is a tribute to the resilience of the Cebuanos in particular and the Filipino people in general.

The Cube at SM Seaside City, Cebu

The 470,486.31 square meter mall is SM Prime Holdings’ 56th mall and the third in the Queen City of the South, after SM City Cebu and SM City Consolacion.

SM Seaside City Cebu is one of the first developments in the master plan of SM Prime Holdings for their 30-hectare space at the South Road Properties (SRP), a prime property development project on reclaimed land located a few meters from Cebu’s central business district.

This post is in partnership with SM Seaside City Cebu. All thoughts and opinions expressed are 100% my own. Thanks for supporting posts that keep’s doors open.

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