Panglao island, Bohol

"Little Paradise of Pure Hearts"

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solemn view of panglao island

welcoming bamboos
Panglao is a 4th class municipality in the province of Bohol, Philippines. It is an island situated in the Central Visayas, particularly located southwest of the island of Bohol and in the east of Cebu. Politically, it is divided into two municipalities: Dauis and Panglao, both Bohol Province. Panglao is well-known for its world class diving locations and many tourist resorts.
The island is one of the most diverse and attractive destinations in the Philippines. It is an anchor tourist destination and one of the 7,000 times more islands that make up the Philippine archipelago.

It is a small island known for its quiet beach resorts and several great wide variety of dive sites. It has everything - the reefs, several kinds of corals, walls, big and small fishes, starfishes, and other life forms under the sea. You can find good snorkeling around the northwest and southeast coasts. This area is filled with lots of sea stars, sea snakes and corals. The area has been the center of seashell trade.

It is said that the Spanish explorers who came to this island in 1803 named it Panglao after the world 'mapanglao', meaning 'lonesome place'. It is also one of the old towns of Bohol. It is of historical meaning that it was the place where the Spaniards went after an unfortunate experience in Cebu.

gems on panglao






beauty of the sea on the island




nice sunset

sunset view

mornig sunrise


The Panglao Island Nature Resort in Bohol.

The beauty of Panglao Island Nature Resort is an ideal vacation spot from the mess of the metropolitan environment. Starting with the white sand beach, built around the natural curve of the premises and dotted the resort with high-ceiling, thatched roof huts. Each guest room has a balcony with drying rack, coffee table & chairs and is equipped with individually remote controlled air-conditioning, satellite cabled TV, IDD/NDD telephone facility, refrigerator, in-room coffee & tea, private bathroom with hot & cold shower, personal cafe, 220-volt electrical points, key-card security lock system, gym facilities, spa treatment and the innovative "wi-fi" technology for internet gurus. Business conventions, extended vacations, weekend stays, and day-long sunbathing are just few of the events best spent in this lovely beach resort.

The perfect getaway from the clutter of the urban jungle. Business conventions, extended vacations, weekend stays, and day-long sunbathing at the beach are just few of the activities best spent in the beauty of Panglao Island Nature Resort.

Superb service and exquisite cuisine aer natural complements to the paradise that is Panglao Island. Starting with a priestine white sand beach, we built around the natural contour of the premises and dotted the resort with high-ceiling, thatched roof huts.

Panglao Island is a fifteen-minute trip by land from downtown Tagbilaran, and an hour and a half by fast ferry from Cebu City.

Panglao Island Nature Resort - Guest Room Amenities
. Mini bar
. Remote controlled air-conditioned rooms
. TV
. IDD/NDD telephone facilities
. Private stock bar/refrigerator
. In-room coffee and tea
. Private bathroom w/ hot and cold shower
. Hairdryer
. Personal safe
. 2 Complimentary bottled mineral water
. 220 volt electrical points
. Key card security services
. All Bungalows w/ jacuzzi
. 24-hour Housekeeping service

Panglao Island Nature Resort - Resort Facilities
. 24-hour Front Desk Service
. Welcome drinks
. Alternative Cuisine
. Complimentary American or Filipino Breakfast
. Express check-in/out
. Souvenir Shop
. Roundtrip transfers (seaport/airport-resort-seaport/airport)
. Smoking and non-smoking rooms
. 18-hour restaurant and bar services
. Laundry and dry cleaning services
. Local foreign currency exchange
. Tour and car rental services
. Baby sitting service at extra cost
. massage service (advance request) at extra cost
. Conference Rooms
. Major credit cards accepted
. Umbrellas
. Ample parking spaces
. Golf Car

Panglao Island Nature Resort - Recreation Facilities

. Swimming pool
. Fitness gym, sauna
. In-door games: Billiards, chess, darts, table tennis
. Powdery white sand beach
. Pool bar services
. Snorkeling, diving, kayaking and windsurfing facilities
. Mountain biking
. Children's playground
. winding jogging path

Panglao Island Nature Resort - Business Services

. 24-hour business services
. Boat and airline ticketing services
. Overhead projector
. VHS player and TV Monitor
. LCD w/ computer
. computer w/ printer
. Facsimile Machine
. Whiteboard, marker and eraser
. Rostrum
. Easel Board w/ stand

Panglao Island Nature Resort - Optional Activities

. Island Hopping Tour
. Fishing
. Scuba Diving
. Sunset Cruising
. Bohol Countryside Tour
. Islet
. Cavediving and Swimming
. Loboc River Cruise
. Chocolate Hills Tour
. Old Churches Tour
. Antique Shopping

panglao watch tower overview of panglao island