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Promising Paradise In Panglao Bohol

Panglao Bohol Philippines

Panglao is one of the two urban areas making up Panglao Island in the province of Bohol in the Philippines.

The other municipality is Dauis. This municipality is considered to be a fourth-class urban area of the province. It has to date dwellers of about 25,558.

This place is known for its world-class diving sites and houses various guest resorts and hotels. The best diving sites of Panglao can be found on its northwest area such as Doljo Beach, Napaling, and Puntod.

This urban area is a place of Habitat for Humanity's “Tabalong Habitat Village.” This village is donated by a local bourgeois Alturas. It can hold 500 houses. There are about 200 houses that have already been occupied and construction is ongoing for them to come up with an expected total of 500 households.

It is believed that the place got its name from the Spanish explorers in 1803. They named the place Panglao after the word, “mapanglao” which means lonesome place. The municipality of Panglao is politically divided into 10 barangays and these are Bil-isan, Bolod, Danao, Doljo, Libaong, Looc, Lourdes, Poblacion, Tangnan, and Tawala.

Resorts in Paradise

Because Panglao Bohol is known for having the best dive sites, it has to have top resorts as well where guests can rest and enjoy a very relaxing view with a feeling of comfort and opulence. Panglao is home to a number of resorts that provide world-class services where guests' satisfaction is of utmost priority. It has the Alona Kew Beach Resort, Amarela Resort, Amorita Beach Resort, Blue Sky Sea Resort, Bohol Beach Club, Bohol Bee Farm – Barn Room, Bohol Divers Resort, Flushing Meadows Resort, Lost Horizon Resort, Panglao Islands Nature Resort, and Pyramid Resort. These resorts offer the best packages on accommodation.

Each resort has many affordable packages to choose from. Alona Kew Beach resort has an accommodation package that includes 3 days/2 nights stay in a beachfront resort in an air-conditioned room with hot and cold shower including the use of other amenities. The package also includes daily set breakfast, round-trip transfers either via seaport or airport to resort and vice versa, a one time river-cruise lunch per person during the tour, all entrance fees and permits, tour guide, and a whole-day tour on the 2nd day.

Panglao takes pride for having Bohol Beach Club on its floor. This is truly a perfect haven for those who have been in search for tranquility and who have been longing for a quality break from the hustles and bustles of their busy city lives and schedules. This is also a perfect get away for honeymooners who would want to be with themselves. Plus this gives its guests the quick and easy access to a famous dive site in Balicasag Island. This dive site indeed offers a once in a lifetime experience.

Fun, Fun, Fun!

Many resorts in Panglao Bohol offer the best facilities. Apart from the best accommodation and providing its guests an option to see and experience the best dive sites, some resorts offer facilities that would make it possible for its guests to engage on some activities like dolphin watching, Balicasag snorkeling, island hopping, or a visit to Antequera waterfalls.

Motorcycle rentals are also available in some resorts. A tour around Bohol will complete the experience. Guests would not dare to say no to visit Blood Compact Site, Baclayon Church and Museum, Python Sanctuary, Tarsiers, Loboc River Cruise, Chocolate Hills, and other interesting cultural and historical heritage of the place.

If you want to get a promising experience of paradise on Earth, Panglao Bohol in the Philippines is definitely the place to be.




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