Alona Palm Beach Hotel Bohol
Alona Palm Beach Hotel Bohol is a 4-star hotel situated on an elevated area facing a long stretch of white powdery sand beach and huge expanse of blue waters.
The hotel has 12 villas, all elegantly furnished with modern facilities and amenities.
The villas, a 450 square meters freshwater swimming pool and restaurant are separated from the sea by a 60 meters wide coconut palm grove.
The coconut trees add beauty to the landscape and shade to beach strollers. The grove assures the owners of a steady supply of buko. The juice is refreshing and the meat is a wonderful ingredient of fruit salads.
The restaurant can accommodate up to 90 people and is open on all sides with plenty of overhead fans for ventilation. The fans find its use during hot summer months for the sea breeze is more than enough to cool you.
The restaurant offers a variety of local and international dishes including entrees, salads, fish and meat main dishes and desserts plus daily specials depending upon market availability.
Food preparation is under strict supervision of a German chef.
Guests have a wide choice of International vintage red and white wines to go with their meals.
The Alona Palm Beach Hotel Bohol is located at Tawala, Panglao Island 6340, Bohol, Philippines.
It is only 18 kilometers or 30 minutes away from Tagbilaran City, the one and only city of the province.
Panglao Island is approximately 16 x 7 kilometers, the biggest island of the province and is connected to mainland Bohol by 2 bridges.
Comprising the towns of Dauis and Panglao, Panglao Island is the tourist spot of Bohol.
Bohol Island, the tenth largest in the Philippines, lies between Cebu to the northwest and Leyte to the northeast, to the south is the large island of Mindanao.
The Bohol coastline is three hundred ninety kilometers long and roughly 700 kilometers directly south of Manila and about 70 kilometers southeast of Cebu.
For the benefit of new visitors, the Philippines have 7,107 islands, many of them so small that they are not even inhabited.
The whole country stretches for some 1,840 km, the whole area being 300,000 km², and inhabited by approximately 77 million people who are mostly Catholic.
TRANSPORTATION TO THE HOTEL:
It takes 2 hours of domestic flight from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport to Tagbilaran City, the capital of the Bohol Province.
From Cebu City
It takes only 25 minutes of domestic flight from Mactan International Airport to Tagbilaran City.
By ferry boat, it takes one and a half hours on board a fast craft and four hours on board a much slower vessel from Cebu City to Tagbilaran City.
There is never a dull moment when cruising to Bohol from either Manila or Cebu for many islands of different sizes and shapes are passed by.
It is your lucky day if you happen to witness a school of playful dolphins jumping and doing somersaults near the boat. Dolphins have a tendency to show off and follow the boat for some distance.
Vans for hire are available at the airport or at the pier to ferry you to the hotel.
Sites to Visit
Bohol is one of the major tourist spot in the Philippines, being endowed with natural treasures like gushing springs, rivers, waterfalls, sandy white beaches, natural coral havens, exotic marine life, caves, mountains rich in wildlife and rare flora.
Other attractions are ancestral houses, medieval and massive old-stone church structures, watchtowers, and forts. Almost all of the Island’s 47 towns have old-stone church structures with frescoes.
Baclayon Church, the 402 years old stone church of the Immaculate Conception was established in 1595 and is reputed to be the oldest in the Philippines.
Its greatest pride is the world-renowned Chocolate Hills – thousands of cone-shaped hills (1,001 to be exact) spreading out on a natural open plateau, looking like mystic mounds.
Home to big white whales and dolphins, Pamilacan Island is a tourist destination for whale and dolphin watching. The whales are friendly. You can dive and touch them.
Balicasag and Cabilao Islands are scuba diving sites, having rich and varied marine life, colored coral flowers and rocks.
Bohol is home to the smallest primate, the tarsier (tarsius philippininsis). It has enormous eyes and long feet that have extremely elongated tarsus bones. It looks like a small monkey, the size of an adult palm and quite harmless.
Tarsiers in captivity can be found in the town of Loboc and is now a tourist attraction.
They are quite tame and friendly so you can touch or hold them and allow them to run nimbly up and down your arm.
There are plenty of sites to visit. The hotel staff can help in setting up tour itineraries.
Services and Facilities
The hotel has 12 villas, all elegantly furnished, either with a king-sized bed (180 x 200 cm) or two double-sized beds (140 x 200 cm) with soft cotton bed covers and linens.
Each villa has a terrace with sun beds, table, chairs, terrace and room ceiling fans; bathrooms with hot and cold water, two lavabos, toilet and a dressing table; split type air conditioners, satellite TV, telephone, data port, Internet access, personal safe box, mini-bar, tea/coffee maker and hairdryer.
Other services and facilities are: an integrated pool bar, outdoor chess/checkers (160 x 160 cms), table tennis, 9-hole miniature golf course, kayaking, mountain bike plus helmet rental, diving paraphernalia and massage.
Sun beds are available around the pool area and at the beach, including towels and umbrellas.
Enjoy a sip of coolers and varied cocktails, while having a dip at the pool or while lounging at the sides, from the pool bar.
Experience a romantic, candlelight dinner in the evenings at the pool side.
Proper placement of lighting fixtures and use of colored lights adds magic to the night setting at the pool area.
A separate accommodation for a yaya or babysitter is available in a separate native-style
The open-sided restaurant overlooks the pool area and the sea and offers Filipino and International cuisine and a variety of drinks and beverages.
Alona Palm Beach Hotel Bohol can be considered as a First Class hotel though with limited availability of rooms.
It may be limited in size yet it offers top-notch facilities that will make your stay really comfortable and relaxing.
Quality service is a must for all staff, ever ready to welcome you with big open smiles.
Besides, the Island offers much natural beautiful sites to visit!
Book now at Alona Palm Beach Resort Hotel and get 100% of what you pay for: comfort, the white powdery sand beach, the blue waters, and the countless natural sites to visit!
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