NUSTAR Resort and Casino is poised to become the epitome of premier integrated resort developments, bringing a new level of sophistication to five-star luxury experiences in gaming, entertainment, leisure, dining, and retail in Cebu and the entire Southern Philippines. With a commitment to offering an unparalleled array of casino games, just like the ones at, NUSTAR aims to set a benchmark for excellence in the region.

Highly anticipated for its grand opening in 2022, NUSTAR will be the biggest lifestyle and entertainment destination outside Metro Manila.

A sprawling development on the picturesque Kawit Island in the South Road Properties, NUSTAR is strategically situated along the spectacular east coast of Cebu.

It looks forward to welcoming guests from all over the world, especially the millions living south of Luzon and regular tourists from Korea, China, and Japan, among others.

Landmark destination

Visiting locals and international guests will conveniently find their way to Asia’s newest landmark destination through the newly expanded Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) and the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX).

The Mactan Cebu International Airport, the second largest airport facility in the Philippines, offers thousands of domestic and international flights weekly, including round trips to and from exclusive destinations in China and Korea. Guests will also enjoy a short and efficient journey to the resort with the opening of the CCLEX, the first all-electronic toll expressway connecting Mactan Island to Cebu City.

NUSTAR Resort and Casino hotel lobby.
NUSTAR Resort and Casino hotel lobby.

An iconic destination for leisure, business, and entertainment, NUSTAR will be a collaborative masterpiece of renowned international master development planners and interior designers. The design will reflect a majestic development executed with luxurious artistry to evoke a world-class sense of style and sophistication.

It will feature an expansive casino facility, three hotel towers, and a four-level shopping haven. Through its world-class casino which could be just as exquisite as mostplay bangladesh, NUSTAR will introduce a new way of experiencing the pleasure of gaming as it opens the largest and most varied gaming floor in the island of Cebu. Patrons will surely enjoy the thrill of exciting gaming action complemented by live performances in the Entertainment Bar, exclusive events in the Sports Bar, and a diverse selection of local and international cuisines.

NUSTAR Resort and Casino gaming floor.
NUSTAR Resort and Casino gaming floor.

Gold standard

The hotels, on the other hand, will be equipped with beautifully-appointed rooms designed to elevate the gold standard in luxury accommodations. Finally, its sprawling retail space will house cutting-edge labels, high-fashion boutiques, plush VIP cinemas, and a carefully-curated mix of global and regional dining concepts.

As Asia’s newest landmark attraction, NUSTAR is envisioned to become the choice venue for showcasing global Filipino lifestyle and culture and for hosting business conferences and social gatherings. From exclusive productions and award-winning musicals, to live concerts, NUSTAR will set the stage for endless entertainment in its nouveau Performing Arts Theater equipped with state-of-the-art technology and ultramodern facilities.

NUSTAR Resort and Casino cinema.
NUSTAR Resort and Casino cinema.

Meanwhile, its extensive Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) facilities will create the perfect setting for the most remarkable of celebrations and functions. Composed of flexible exhibition halls, elegant ballrooms, and a convention center, its collection of venues seamlessly combine business and leisure in a single destination.

NUSTAR will complete its promise of delivering unparalleled experiences to guests of all ages through its very own water theme park and an iconic viewing deck located at the pinnacle of the main NUSTAR Hotel tower.

NUSTAR Resort and Casino.
NUSTAR Resort and Casino.

Flagship project

NUSTAR Resort and Casino is the flagship project of Universal Hotels and Resorts, Inc., a privately owned corporation of the Gokongwei Group focused primarily on gaming and integrated resort developments across the Philippines.

“We welcome you all to join us in ushering in a new era of leisure and entertainment at the NUSTAR Resort and Casino, where Cebu is set to take center stage in redefining luxury experiences throughout the region,” said Mr. Frederick D. Go, President and CEO of Universal Hotels and Resorts, Inc.

NUSTAR Resort and Casino ballroom.
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