Panglao is a 4thclass municipality in the province of Bohol,Philippines. It is an island situated in theCentral Visayas, particularly located southwestof the island of Bohol and in the east of Cebu.Politically, it is divided into twomunicipalities: Dauis and Panglao, both BoholProvince. Panglao is well-known for its worldclass diving locations and many touristresorts.
Theisland is one of the most diverse andattractive destinations in the Philippines. Itis an anchor tourist destination and one of the7,000 times more islands that make up thePhilippine archipelago.
It is a small island known for its quiet beachresorts and several great wide variety of divesites. It has everything - the reefs, severalkinds of corals, walls, big and small fishes,starfishes, and other life forms under the sea.You can find good snorkeling around thenorthwest and southeast coasts. This area isfilled with lots of sea stars, sea snakes andcorals. The area has been the center ofseashell trade.
It issaid that the Spanish explorers who came tothis island in 1803 named it Panglao after theworld 'mapanglao', meaning 'lonesome place'. Itis also one of the old towns of Bohol. It is ofhistorical meaning that it was the place wherethe Spaniards went after an unfortunateexperience in Cebu.
The Panglao Island Nature Resortin Bohol.
Superbservice and exquisite cuisine aer naturalcomplements to the paradise that isPanglao Island. Starting with a priestinewhite sand beach, we built around thenatural contour of the premises anddotted the resort with high-ceiling,thatched roof huts.
PanglaoIsland is a fifteen-minute trip by landfrom downtown Tagbilaran, and an hour anda half by fast ferry from CebuCity.
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
. Ample parking spaces
. Golf Car
Panglao Island Nature Resort - RecreationFacilities
. 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
. Easel Board w/ stand
Panglao Island Nature Resort - OptionalActivities
. Island Hopping Tour
. Scuba Diving
. Sunset Cruising
. Bohol Countryside Tour
. Cavediving and Swimming
. Loboc River Cruise
. Chocolate Hills Tour
. Old Churches Tour
. Antique Shopping
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