IJsselstein, Sunday, 20 July 2003 (updated: Sunday, 11 August 2013)
Bohol has a large number of hotels, resorts, and other facilities for tourists. Most of these are concentrated in Tagbilaran and around Alona Beach, with a few more scattered around the island. To help you make your choice we have listed most hotels here, with some short personal comments.
We often get requests for the cheapest resorts or places to stay. This is a question we cannot answer. More important, it often makes little sense to go for the cheapest. I think it is better to go for the best value for money, within your budget, and considering your wishes. There are very expensive hotels that are worth every centavo of their rate and cheap hotels that offer great value for money, but you can also be unlucky and end up in an overpriced place at any rate.
The purpose of this site is to help you find a place that matches your budget and expectations. As a general rule, if you want to stay directly on the beach, you pay much more, and could easily find a much more pleasant place a few hundred meters from the beach. When you select one of the larger, secluded resorts, you will pay considerably more than with most smaller resorts, especially if alternative locations are nearby (such as on Alona Beach).
Please also take into account that in the more secluded places, you have less choice of restaurants (often only the resorts' own restaurant is your only option and some even charge an excessive "corkage" when you bring your own food), and your options of getting there and away are limited, which may result in even higher bills.
Also be aware that some resorts charge double the normal taxi fare for their transfer service, while others include it for free as a service!
If you're looking for a different way to experience Bohol, Philippine Homestays has accommodation in Anda, Balicasag Island, Cabilao Island, Panglao Island, or Loboc that will provide an interesting cultural experience.
Contact Person: Anna Cleal and Dhora Arcamo
Address: Homestays throughout Bohol, Anda, Bohol
Phone: +63 9209674145
Anda, a peaceful municipality on a peninsula with the same name at the north-east of Bohol, about 100 kilometers from Tagbilaran (2 hours by bus), until recently mostly unaffected by tourism, but this has changed recently with more and more people discovering its wonderful beaches, and the attractive environment of the peninsula. An increasing number of resorts have opened their doors to visitors, and a few more are in development.
What to do in Anda. Aside from diving, snorkeling and relaxing at the white powdery sand beach, you can also visit the La Manok Island tour where ancient Andahanons brought native chicken (manok) to offer to the spirits (engkanto) during their rituals. You can also visit the Cabognaw and Combento caves, where you can enjoy swimming in these caves.
|Amun ini Resort|
Amun ini Beach Resort & Spa opened in 2012 and located at Bas Dako ("big sand") Beach in barangay Candabong, Anda Bohol. With its large nipa-covered roof, this resort is developed to blend in in its environment, and has a range of luxury facilities, such as an infinity pool, and its own chef-run restaurant.
Anda Cove Beach Retreat is located in Sitio Banilad, Candabong, Anda Bohol. Anda Cove beach Retreat has swimming pool and located directly at the beach.
Anda de Boracay in Bohol Hotel is located in Poblacion, Anda Bohol. This Hotel also offers family executive up to 4 adults.
Anda White Beach Resort is located in sitio Dagohoy, Bacong, Anda Bohol. Anda White beach resort offers family room up to 4 adults. This resort is located directly at the beach and has swimming pool to enjoy.
Blue Star Dive Resort is located in Ipo, Candabong , Anda.
Casa Amihan, in Sitio Lourdes, barangay Virgen, Anda, Bohol. In Casa Amihan you will enjoy the clear blue sea waters, fine white sand and the amazing natural rock formations of Anda, Bohol. Casa Amihan offers Mediterranean inspired cottages in lush green surroundings and a view to the verdant bordering hills of Anda.
FloWer-Beach Resort, in Virgen, Anda, provides air-conditioned guestrooms in duplex houses. Build in traditional materials, but designed to western comfort standards. The resort has its own diving facilities, with access to some of the better, but less visited diving spots near Anda.
East Coast White Sand Resort, in Sitio Banilad, Candabong, Anda in Bohol. East Coast White Sand resort also offers a family cottages up to 4 adults.
Island View Beachfront Resort is located in Bacong, Anda, Bohol. Island View Beachront Resort has swimming pool and located directly at the beach. This resort is a television-free zone.
1Peace Guesthouse is located in Purok 1, Virgen, Anda in Bohol. 1Peace Guesthouse is directly at the beach. There is no restaurant but they will cook for the guests. The dinner is eaten together with the guests and the hosts.
J&R Residence is located in Sitio Dagohoy, Bacong, Anda in Bohol. J&R Residence also offers a family studio up to 4 adults.
La Petra Beach Resort is located in Sitio Dagohoy, Bacong, Anda in Bohol. La Petra beach resort has mostly native made cottages and a swimming pool. You can also relax and enjoy at the white sand beach of Anda.
Old Castle Bed & Breakfast is located at Quinale Beach, Poblacion, Anda Bohol.
R & S Seaside Unit Accommodation Bar & Restaurant is located in Visaya street, Poblacion Anda, Bohol. The beach is approximately 150 meters from R & S Seaside Unit Accommodation Bar & Restaurant. This place offers family room "Queen bed and bunk bed" and dormitory room with two bunk beds, good for 4 adults.
Zenith Inn & Resto Bar is located in Poblacion Anda, Bohol. Zenith Inn & Resto Bar is near by Anda's white sand beach "the Quinale beach" The resto bar is located on the rooftop with the Anda main proper view.
Alta Bohol Garden Resort is located in barangay San Isidro, Baclayon, Bohol.
Astoria Bohol Resort is located in barangay Taguihon, Baclayon. This is a luxurious hotel.
The Peacock Garden Luxury Resort and Spa in Baclayon, you will find one of the most luxurious resorts of Bohol. The Peacock Garden Resort and Spa is located up in the hills of Upper Laya, away from the hustle and bustle of town, you'll find a resort and spa with a truly great ambiance reminding of the splendor of the rich and wealthy of the late nineteenth century.
Marquis Sunrise Sunset Residentials Cottages located on the top of the hills of barangay Cambanac, Baclayon, Bohol. There are cottages and villas that can accommodates up to 6 adults.
The Blue Apartelle is locates at National Highway, Taguihon, Baclayon Bohol.
Balicasag island is a small island south of Panglao island and belongs to the municipality of Panglao. It is the home to a small barangay with the same name, two light-houses (an old, American build one, and a modern one build with British aid), and one resort. Around the island are some of the best diving spots in the Philippines. A world-class overhanging wall, going from about 7 to more than 60 meters deep, and some wonderful coral reefs that are worth the trip alone. Balicasag Island Dive Resort has a number of okay cottages straight on the beach at the southern side of the island, and its own restaurant. The restaurant suffers somewhat from the fact that it has no competition on the island what-so-ever.
Cabilao Island is an island to the west of Bohol, part of the municipality of Loon. Unlike the nearby islands of Sandingan and Pangangan it is not connected with the main land of Bohol, so you'll need to go there by boat, which is possible from Barangay Mocpoc in Loon. On the island are three resorts, and some of the best diving locations of the Philippines. The dive-site north-west of Cabilao Island is a favorite spot for shark enthusiasts, as hammerhead sharks can be seen here regularly. On the island itself, birds are protected, which means that you can see more of these feathered friends than you are used to on the main-land.
Cabilao Sunset Dive & Beach Resort located in Pantudlan, Cabilao island, Bohol. Cabilao Sunset Dive & Beach Resort has swimming pool and a family accommodation.
Polaris Beach and Dive Resort located in Pantudlan, Cabilao island, Loon. Polaris Beach and Dive Resort is run by the German-Filipino couple Franz and and Maria Baumann. Franz is one of the few German resort owners who speaks fluent Cebuano, and is also active to build up the local community and preserve the islands natural beauty. On their resort, that lies directly near the beach, they have a nice swimming-pool and restaurant. This resort has family accommodation.
La Estrella Beach Resort located in Pantudlan, Cabilao Island, Loon. La Estrella Beach Resort has a number of neat luxury bungalows in native style, a restaurant and a bar. The resorts is close to the Sea Explorers diving school, which has its own compressor, boats, and equipment to offer diving trips and (PADI) dive courses.
Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort Cabilao located in Cambaquiz, Cabilao island, Loon. Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort Cabilao.
Villa del Carmen Bed and Breakfast located in Dungawon, Sitio Mabago, Poblacion Sur, 6319 Carmen, Bohol. Villa del Carmen Bed and Breakfast is a cosy and peaceful place to stay.
If you would like to stay in the Chocolate Hills overnight, you have very little choice. The only facility is the Government run Chocolate Hills Resort. A couple of years ago, they started to extend and renovate the place, but, since funds have run out, work on this is suspended, and you'll have to deal with the mess of a half-completed resort. The rooms are somewhat run-down, but if you stay here, you'll be rewarded with a very nice sunrise over these eerie hills partly covered by fog the next morning. The same place can also be used as a base for exploring the Sikatuna National Park, not far away from here.
Dumaluan Beach, also on the eastern side of the island houses some of the more expensive resorts of the island, and along the other beaches are also a number of resorts, all listed here below.
Alona Gecko Inn located in circumferential Road, Tawala, Panglao. Alona Gecko Inn is approximately 500 meters to Alona beach.
Alona Hidden Dream Resort located in Tawala, Panglao. Alona Hidden Dream Resort is approximately 300 meters to the famous Alona beach. This resort has family accommodation.
Alona Kew located approximately 100 meters from Alona beach in Tawala, Panglao.
Alona Tropical Beach Resort located in Tawala, Panglao. Alona Tropical Beach Resort faces Alona beach and just 30 meters away from this property.
Alona Vida Beach Resort is located at the famous Alona beach in Tawala, Panglao. Alona Vida Beach Resort offers family rooms for up to 4 adults.
Amarela Resort is located in Libaong, Panglao. Amarela Resort has collections of Philippines art pieces, antique furniture and wood carvings decorations.
Amorita Resort located in 1 Ester A. Lim Drive, Tawala, Panglao. Amorita Resort is a luxury resort and just 40 meters walk to the famous Alona beach.
Ananyana Beach Resort is located in 2-C, Doljo Beach, Panglao. Ananyana Beach Resort is a lovely designed resort in traditional Balinese style. These resort offers family rooms for up to 4 adults. Rooms here start at about USD 140.
Ashiya-na Resort is located in Danao, Panglao. Ashiya-na Resort has family rooms that accommodates up to 4 guests.
Aquatica Beach Resort is located in Tawala, Panglao. Aquatica Beach Resort is a walking distance to Alona beach.
Be Grand Resort Bohol is one of the big and luxury resorts located in Danao, Panglao. Be Grand Resort Bohol offers rooms and villas that accommodates up to 4 guests.
Bluewater Panglao Beach Resort is a luxury resort located in Danao Panglao. Blue water Panglao beach resort offers family loft and two bedrooms villa for family or small groups.
Bohol Beach Club is one of the older but newly renovated and best-known resorts in Bohol. Bohol Beach Club has its own stretch of white powdery beach a little north of Alona Beach.
Bohol Bee Farm located in barangay Dao in Dauis. Bohol Bee Farm is a very cozy and relaxing place on Panglao island. Owner and Chef Vicky Wallace prepares delicious meals from organically-grown vegetables on her farm--from squash muffins, vegetable lasagna to her specially-brewed coffee from roasted corn and wild berries. You can also enjoy their tasty self made ice cream from the local ingredients.
Bohol Bee Farm offer chalet-styled home to guests who want to enjoy the peace and serenity of having the entire farm to themselves. Bohol Bee Farm has family rooms that can accommodates up to 4 persons.
Bohol Plaza is build against Dayo Hill in Dauis on Panglao Island. It is the large building you can easily see from Tagbilaran City. This resort has a great view of Tagbilaran City and the sea.
Bohol Sea Resort is located at Danao beach, Panglao. Bohol Sea Resort has family rooms.
Dumaluan Beach Resort located at the beautiful fine white beach of Sapa, Bolod "Dumaluan" beach in Panglao. Panglao. Dumaluan Beach Resort has family accommodation.
Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa is a resort in the top luxury class with corresponding prices. It provides neatly designed cottages, some with private swimming pool, which blends local architecture with modern facilities. Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa is located directly at the beach, on a 16 hectares area.
|Flower Garden Resort|
Contact Person: Erwin & Hampi Dürig
Address: Tawala, Panglao, Bohol, Philippines
Phone: +63 38 502 9012
Henann Resort Alona Beach is one of the luxury resort in Panglao. Henann Resort Alona Beach is located at the famous Alona beach in barangay Tawala, Panglao.
Mithi Resort and Spa located in Bingag, Dauis, Panglao island. Mithi Resort and Spa is a luxury resort.
Linaw Beach Resort is located in 999 Daorong, barangay Danao, Panglao. Linaw beach Resort and Restaurant has family garden view rooms for up to 4 adults.
|Lost Horizon Resort|
Lost Horizon Dive Resort located directly at the Alona beach, Tawala Panglao. Lost Horizon Dive Resort has balconies views that catch a glimpses of the day across miles of Bohol sea and white sand beach of Alona.
Oasis Beach & Dive Resort located at the beautiful Alona Beach. This attractive resort has 8 natively decorated cottages. Oasis Beach & Dive Resort is a family operated business that caters mainly to divers. Facilities at the resort include a resort restaurant and bar and a beach lounging area, a beach restaurant and a cocktail bar.
Panglao Regents Park Resort located in Ester Lim Drive, Tawala, Panglao. Panglao Regents Park Resort is approximately 350 meters to Alona beach. This resort has family accommodation.
Paragayo Resort is located in Rona's Corner, Tawala in Panglao. Paragayo resort is about 250 meters away from Alona beach.
Peter's House: Alona Beach, Tel. +63 38 502 9056, Fax: +63 38 502 9107
Playa Blanca de Asteria: Alona Beach, Tawala, Panglao. Tel. +63 920 353 5708
Pyramid Beach Resort located directly at the famous Alona beach of Tawala, Panglao.
Scent of Green Papaya Resort located in Ester A. Lim street, Heartland road, Tawala in Panglao. Scent of Green Papaya Resort is approximately 200 meters to Alona beach.
South Palms Resort located at the beautiful fine white beach of Bolod, Panglao. South Palms Resort is a luxury resort and has family accommodation.
Sun Apartelle Hotel run by the friendly German couple Irena and Boris Heberer, offers very neatly designed and well maintained apartments in a wonderful garden about 200 meters from Alona beach. All apartments are fully equipped with air conditioning, a large bed, bathroom, and kitchen imported from Germany, which means you can do your own cooking as you do at home - but you don't have to, as they also have an excellent restaurant. The apartments are located in the garden, to which much care has been given. Some huge trees provide ample shade, and in the garden are a few cozy corners where you can retreat if you do not wish to stay in your room. In Sun Apartelle Hotel, you'll especially love the swimming pool, which lies about three meters below the garden in a natural depression, connected to some caves.
The Bellevue Resort is located at Doljo beach, Panglao. The Bellevue Resort is a luxury resort.
Vanilla Sky Resort located in Kalipayan road, Danao, Panglao. Vanilla Sky Resort has family accommodation.
Whites and Greens Beach Resort located in Libaong, Panglao. White and Greens Beach Resort is approximately 70 meters to the beach. This resort has family accommodation.
Guindulman is a municipality in Eastern Bohol. On the South, it borders Duero, on the North, Candijay, and on the East it extends onto the Anda peninsula, and border to the Municipality of Anda. Much of the town is still covered with lush vegetation, and especially in the eastern part of the municipality are tree-covered hills, which separate Guindulman from Anda town.
Many of the resorts found in this town may actually advertise themselves as being in Anda, as they are located on the Anda peninsula, and often stand on top of impressive overhanging cliffs, with sometimes a small patch of beach. Along the coast, plenty of opportunities for scuba diving and snorkeling exist.
Bohol Lahoy Dive Resort is located in Cabantian Pang Pang in Guindulman.
|Bituon Beach Resort|
Contact Person: Markus Hohmann
Address: Basdio, 6310 Guindulman, Bohol, Philippines
|Bungalow at Bituon Beach Resort|
This resort caters mostly to German speaking scuba divers who arrive here on fully pre-arranged tours. The rate starts at EUR 34 per person (not per bungalow) per night, including all meals. Given the location on top of high cliffs, the place is less suitable for small children.
Guindulman Bay Tourist Inn is located in Cansiwang Road, Cabantian, Guindulman.
|Cottages at Nuts Huts|
Loboc, a friendly town on the Loboc River, and home of the world-famous Loboc Children's Choir, is a friendly place, mostly visited for its ancient church, and a river cruise on one of the floating restaurants.
Contact Person: Walter Laureys
Address: Gotozon, 6316 Loboc
Phone: +63 920 846 1559 (cell)
Loboc River Resort located along Loboc river in Camayaan Road Loboc, Bohol. Loboc River Resort has 9 hectares for trekking, trailing and bird watching.
Pamilacan island is a small island half-way between Alona beach and the municipality of Baclayon, of which it is a part. On the island is a small barangay with a church - its cross is said to have washed ashore - and an old triangular Spanish watchtower in a rather dilapidated state. Eighty percent of the island is surrounded by a nice white beach, the remainder of the coast line is rocky. On the island is just one small resort, run by a local Filipino, who has constructed a number of small nipa huts almost on the beach. It lacks all except the most basic facilities, but is very peaceful -- without cars, motorbikes or jeepneys, the only sound you'll hear is that of the local poultry, and some fishermen with load motor-bankas. Including all meals, staying here will cost you 300 pesos per person. The owner will cook fish caught by the local fishermen. If you arrive here un-announced, you may wish to bring some food for yourself, as there is no shop on the island. This place was recently re-named Pueblo de Pamilacan.
|Pueblo de Pamilacan|
Contact Person: William F. Soriano
Address: Pamilacan Island, Baclayon, Bohol
Phone: +63 2 714 3541
Phone: +63 927 796 7759
Tagbilaran City, the capital and main port of Bohol houses the main shops (including the department stores Bohol Quality and Plaza Marcela), banks with ATMs, money changers, and several attractions, such as the Bohol Museum and a few cinemas. However, unless you're here on business, during the fiesta or Sandugo festival, or arrive late or have to depart early in the next morning, there is little reason to stay here, as nicer places to stay can be found on Panglao. Still, the city has a good number of hotels and a few resorts.
Bohol Tropics Resort Club is one of the best known places on Bohol. Home to many official and semi-official functions, such as miss elections, it is the first place most Boholano's will point visitors too. Located a little to the west of Tagbilaran, directly at the coast, you can escape much of the hectic here. Graham Avenue, Tel. +63 38 411 3510, Fax: +63 38 411 3019
Casa Juana Lodging House: Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, Tel. +63 38 411 3331
Coralandia Resort: Graham Avenue, Tel. +63 38 411 3445
Chriscent Ville Pension House: Gallares Street, Tel. +63 38 411 4029, Fax: +63 38 411 4028
Gie Garden Hotel: M.H. del Pilar Street, Tel. +63 38 411 3182
Hotel La Roca Graham Avenue, Tel. +63 38 411 3797, Fax. +63 38 411 3009
Island Leisure Inn: Ilaw International Center, Bool, Tel. +63 38 411 2482
LTS Lodge: Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, Tel. +63 38 411 3310
Meridian Hotel: Martig-a Street, Tel. +63 38 411 3060, Fax: +63 38 235 5793
The Metro Centre Hotel is the islands business hotel. In the heart of Tagbilaran City, this hotel is one of the better places to stay if you want to stay right in the middle of the city. At walking distance from the Bohol Quality Mall, with it's many shops, food-plaza, restaurants, and cinemas.
Nisa Travelers Inn: Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, Tel. +63 38 411 3731
Taver's Pension: Remolador Street, Tel. +63 38 411 4896, Fax: +63 38 411 4790
The East Coast Tourist Inn: Miguel Parras Street, Cellphone +63 916 416 1793
Villa Camilla: Maria Clara Street, Tel. +63 38 411 4966
Villa Alzhun Tourist Inn V.P. Inting Street, Tel. +63 38 411 3893, Fax: +63 38 411 4143
Wregent Plaza Hotel: Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, Tel. +63 38 411 3144
Tubigon, a friendly little town on the west coast of Bohol, is about 45 minutes by V-hire, or 90 minutes by bus from Tagbilaran City. It is also the place where boats from Cebu arrive. A fast boat gets you to Cebu in 45 minutes from here, and a slow boat. Via Tubigon is the fastest and cheapest way to visit Bohol. From here, you can also catch a direct V-hire to Tagbilaran and Carmen for the famous Chocolate Hills.
Contact Person: Alicia Andersson
Address: Valencia, Bohol
Phone: +63 38 532 0182; +63 38 532 1352
Phone: +63 926 806 1657
Rooms here start at PHP 1495. All full air-con. The site further has its own private swimming pool, and can assist with tours through the country side.
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