Bohol

6 New Places to Eat & Drink in Panglao, Bohol

Posted on March 25, 2024

Thanks to the new international airport, the island town of Panglao is the gateway by air to the lush province of Bohol – one of the country’s top tourist destinations, known for its incredible landscapes, beautiful heritage sites and amazing wildlife. The tourism boom centers around Alona Beach in Barangay Tawala, the province’s most popular beach lined with hotels and resorts, bars, cafes, restaurants, spas, and other tourist establishments. Aside from its white-sand beaches and cave pools, Panglao is theRead More

Twin Tides Panglao: Comfy Boutique Hotel near Alona Beach

Posted on March 24, 2024

Alona Beach in Barangay Tawala on Panglao Island, off the southwest coast of the mainland, is the epicenter of tourism in Bohol province – a top tourist destination known for its diverse attractions from heritage sites to unique landscapes to amazing wildlife both under and above the water. Among the best places to stay here is Twin Tides Panglao, conveniently located right along the main road near variety of restaurants, convenience stores, fast food chains, and other tourism establishments. TheRead More

The Wander Nest: Relaxing Countryside Villa & Cabanas in Panglao, Bohol

Posted on January 26, 2023

With its combination of amazing landscapes, white-sand beaches, unique wildlife and heritage landmarks, Bohol remains a top destination for tourists to the Philippines. Travelers gravitate to Panglao Island, off the southwest coast, which is connected by two causeways to the provincial capital of Tagbilaran City and the Bohol mainland. Since 2018, the island has also become the gateway to the province by air with the opening of the Bohol-Panglao International Airport. Most travelers stay in and around Alona Beach, whichRead More

Sea of Clouds: The Newfound Marvel of Danao, Bohol

Posted on September 4, 2017

Aside from the reopening of Danao Adventure Park, where one can brave the world’s highest canyon swing, travelers have regained interest in the mountain municipality of Danao, Bohol for a whole new reason. A scenic natural phenomenon occurring in town, located three hours’ drive away from Tagbilaran City, has been popularized by social media and persuaded curious travelers to pay a visit to this off-the-beaten-track destination in the central highlands of the island province. If you want to combine aRead More

Calamay Festival: Celebrating Bohol’s Iconic Dessert in Jagna

Posted on May 22, 2017

As iconic as Chocolate Hills and Yoda-faced tarsiers is Bohol’s calamay – the quintessential pasalubong (souvenir) from the island next to Peanut Kisses (peanut cookies).  Calamay is a sticky dessert made of coconut milk, glutinous rice and brown sugar, packaged in coconut shells sealed with red crepe paper. The finest calamay on the island hails from the town of Jagna, along the southern coast, where the dessert originated in the mid-1800s, introduced by parish priest Fr. Mariano Gutierrez. Scooping up the sweet,Read More

Tomar Tapas X Bar: A New Reason to Love Amorita Resort in Panglao, Bohol

Posted on August 24, 2016

Leveling up its guest experience, Amorita Resort introduces Tomar Tapas x Bar, a wine and tapas bar, located above the resort’s poolside restaurant, Saffron. The award-winning luxury boutique resort at the southeastern end of Bohol’s famed Alona Beach is the flagship property of One-Of Collection. Located right above the restaurant, the bar (which takes its name from the Spanish for “to take”) was only opened last April, completing the second phase of its expansion. The launching of AirAsia’s latest inflight merchandiseRead More