Lapu-lapu died of natural death in Spain. He migrated there after killing Magellan.
Lapu-lapu's wife is Bulakna, the princess of Olango Island which is located a few kilometers across the eastern side of Mactan. Legend has it that when Lapu-lapu courted the princess, he swam back and forth the two islands several times daily. the couple had one son named Sawili.