13 Best Resorts in Bohol Philippines: Beachfront, With Pool, Family-Friendly

13 Best Resorts in Bohol Philippines: Beachfront, With Pool, Family-Friendly

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Bohol Beach Club Resort and Mithi Resort and Spa in Bohol

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When planning a trip to Bohol, one of the first things you need to figure out is where you are going to stay. They are plenty of Bohol hotels and Bohol beach resorts to choose from, so you won’t run out of options. Whether you want to stay at quiet beachfront Panglao resorts or somewhere closer to where all the action is in Alona Beach, this article will help you find something that will match your travel preferences.

Visiting Bohol should be part of every traveler's bucket list when exploring the Philippines. This island province is one of the top tourist spots in the Visayan region and has it all for anyone who is looking for an enjoyable experience outdoors.

The natural wonders that Bohol is blessed with can be seen through beaches, rivers, caves, islands, Bohol diving spots, and parks. The most popular of these Bohol tourist spots are the Chocolate Hills and Alona Beach in Panglao Island. There are also historical landmarks in Bohol such as museums, churches, and monuments that are notable in the Philippines’ history. This is why it is also one of the top tourist destinations in the Philippines, apart from the pristine islands of Boracay and Palawan.

With so much attractions and restaurants that Bohol has a lot to offer, a Bohol itinerary should at least be 3 or 4 days to make the most of your vacation so you can explore the best Bohol tourist spots, Bohol restaurants like Bohol Bee Farm, and try out the fun Bohol tours like the Bohol Countryside tour and Loboc River cruise.

If you're planning a Bohol vacation and looking for where to stay in Bohol, here are some of the best resorts and hotels in Bohol that you can choose from which include Bohol beachfront resorts5-star hotels in the Philippines and the most beautiful beach resorts in the Philippines in one of the most romantic places in the Philippines

13 Best Resorts in Bohol Philippines: Beachfront, With Pool, Family-Friendly


13. Modala Beach Resort

Modala Resort poolPhoto by Modala Beach Resort

This eco-friendly beachfront resort in Bohol is located at the northwest side of Panglao Island, perfect for travelers who want a more secluded accommodation for their Bohol vacation. Modala Beach Resort features 126 cozy modern Filipino-themed accommodations, some of which have views of the one-kilometer white sand shore in Panglao, Bohol. It also houses a 300-sqm urban-style mall, Moadto Strip, which has about 40 shops and Bohol restaurants where you can feast on a variety of dishes.

You can choose from four room types at Modala Beach Resort: Tawhay Room which features a garden view, Lantaw Sunset with a sunset and stargazing view, Hayahay Room with an ocean view balcony, and the Lantaw Ocean Room with a premium ocean view. 

Modala Resort roomPhoto by Modala Beach Resort

Guests at Modala Beach Resort can also relax at the infinity pool, jacuzzi, and kiddie pool, have drinks at the swim-up bar, try out motorized and non-motorized activities like jet skiing, sunset cruise, paddleboarding, kayaking, snorkeling, horseback riding, play volleyball, frisbee, archery, and join wellness activities like yoga, zumba, and water aerobics. 

12. Amun Ini Beach Resort & Spa

A beautiful room in Amun Ini Beach Resort & SpaPhoto by Amun Ini Beach Resort & Spa

Amun Ini Beach Resort & Spa is one of the best Bohol hotels and beach resorts for snorkelers and divers. The word “Amun Ini” is an Ilonggo phrase that means “this is ours”. This beach resort is located in the town of Anda.

All the rooms offer aircon, cable television, a bathroom with complete toiletries, a balcony, a minibar, and free WiFi. Other amenities include laundry and room services. You won’t have to look far to eat because this resort provides free breakfast and an in-house restaurant.

To complement your relaxing experience, there is an infinity pool and spa you can freely use. While you can arguably stay in your hotel all day, you must not miss out on the must-try Bohol tours and activities

If you prefer to dive and snorkel in the crystal blue waters, there is a tour called Amun Ini Dive that will accompany you to 33 dive sites. These dive sites are filled with multiple marine species such as seahorses, shrimps, crabs, and fishes.

If you prefer to explore the island with a Bohol tour package, this resort is a great jump-off point for Bohol countryside tours and Chocolate Hills tours.

11. Best Western Plus The Ivywall Resort Panglao

Teraza view deckPhoto by Best Western Plus The Ivywall Resort Panglao

This beachfront Bohol resort is located in the tourist hot spot Alona Beach. Best Western Plus The Ivywall Resort Panglao is the first international-chain resort in the island of Bohol so expect world-class facilities and amenities with Filipino design details and hospitality. 

You can choose from 80 rooms that are equipped with modern amenities, and views of the garden, pool and sea. Their Premier Room has direct access to the pool. Best Western Plus The Ivywall Resort Panglao is also PWD-friendly as they have a Handicapped room with bathroom rails, raised toilet with grab bars, a safety bar in the shower, extra wide doors in the bathroom, and access ramps.

Best Western poolGuests at Best Western Plus The Ivywall Resort Panglao can also enjoy the resort’s facilities like the children’s playground, fitness center, and order drinks at the Agos pool bar. The resort also had a view deck bar and lounge called Teraza and an all-day brunch restaurant called Alon. 

10. Mithi Resort and Spa 

Wonderful aerial view of Mithi Resort and Spa in BoholPhoto by Mithi Resort & Spa

Mithi Resort and Spa, one of the most popular accommodations in Bohol, is located along the clear coastal waters of Panglao. All the rooms have cable television, a bathroom with complete toiletries, a balcony, and aircon. Other services include daily housekeeping, in-room dining service, and a free intercontinental breakfast buffet. To make your Bohol vacation more convenient and hassle-free, you can even book a Mithi Resort promo.

Mithi Resort and Spa also offers Antonio’s Bar and Café Luisa for when you plan to have some drinks. Your luxurious experience in this beach hotel is complemented by plenty of avenues for swimming. You can swim in the sea along with the white sand beach and infinity swimming pool.


Mithi Resort beach villaPhoto by Mithi Resort & Spa

Moreover, you won’t have to look far for swimming equipment because this Bohol resort offers kayaks, paddleboards, and scuba diving gear. If you prefer to keep your body in shape during the Bohol vacation, there are two tennis courts and one fitness gym for your free usage.

This Bohol beach hotel also happens to be nearby the locally famous Hinagdanan Cave. The word “Hinagdanan” means “Laddered” in English. The name comes from how a local farmer built a ladder on the way to the cave. This cave served as a hideout for locals who were seeking an escape from the Japanese Imperial Army during World War Two. 

9. Bluewater Panglao Beach Resort

Bluewater Panglao poolPhoto by Bluewater Panglao Beach Resort

Bluewater Panglao Beach Resort is perfect for honeymooners or families on vacation in Bohol. Embrace the charm of island living in their luxurious and cozy accommodations that showcase the best of Filipino culture. 

Choose from spacious 86 rooms including their Deluxe, Premier Deluxe Pool View, two-storey Family Lofts, Honeymoon Villas with a private dipping pool, and the Two Bedroom Family Villa also with a private pool. 

Bluewater Panglao family villaPhoto by Bluewater Panglao Beach Resort

Guests at the Bluewater Panglao Beach Resort can also treat themselves to Filipino and Spanish dishes at the Aplaya restaurant and enjoy drinks at the Baroto Poolside bar. For the ultimate relaxation, book a massage day ay their Amuma Spa where they offer rejuvenating treatments using local, fresh, and natural ingredients. 


8. Donatela Resort and Sanctuary

Donatela Resort & Sanctuary drone shotPhoto by Donatela Resort and Sanctuary

The Donatela Resort and Sanctuary, one of the 5-star hotels in Bohol, is located near Alona Beach and Danao Beach. Staying in this Bohol resort is a way to spend more intimate vacations with your loved ones. This is because here, in one of the Bali-inspired resorts in the Philippines, the rooms that you will be given are in the form of villas.

All the villas provide a bathroom with complete toiletries, aircon, cable television, terrace, minibar, Bluetooth music system, dressing room, and free WiFi. The best villa available is the Pool Villa, where you will have additional amenities such as a private swimming pool and botanical garden. 


A luxurius villa in Donatela Resort and SanctuaryPhoto by Donatela Resort and Sanctuary

The resort also offers a restaurant named Paprika that provides several international cuisines and a bar known as Tropika. Moreover, what makes people come to this resort is to have a relaxing experience in The Spa Village.

The Spa Village offers its locally famous signature massages such as the Traditional Hilot, Donatela Signature Massage, and Aromatherapy Massage. There are also body scrub packages such as the Red Rice Body Scrub and Bohol Chocolate Body Scrub.



If you are planning to go around Bohol, this resort is a great jump-off point for Bohol island hopping and Bohol diving packages.

You can explore multiple islands and dive sites such as Balicasag Island, Virgin Island, Black Forest, Divers Haven, Cathedral Wall, Royal Garden, and the Balicasag Marine Sanctuary



7. BE Grand Resort Bohol

BE Grand Resort BoholPhoto by BE Grand Resort Bohol

The BE Grand Resort Bohol offers a luxurious and relaxing experience. This Bohol resort with pool is located on Panglao Island. You will have the chance to choose between 208 fancy guest rooms and 19 luxurious villas.

On the one hand, the guest rooms have relaxing views, which can either be an ocean/pool or garden view. The villas are surrounded by blue lagoons. The rooms and villas have complete amenities such as a bathroom with complete toiletries, cable television, aircon, free WiFi, and a terrace for relaxation purposes.

Other amenities include housekeeping and room service. If you are looking for Bohol restaurants, there are several options at your disposal. Some of the restaurants you can try out are the Food Hall, which offers Filipino and Chinese dishes, the Monkeybar, which serves grilled cuisines and snacks, and the Bridge Bars, which prepares Italian meals.


Beautiful and family-friendly Villas in BE Grand Resort BoholPhoto by BE Grand Resort Bohol

Furthermore, this Bohol resort offers plenty of entertainment. Some of the swimming activities you can engage in are studying diving in the dive pool, taking a dip in the swimming pool, and canoeing in the sea.

Other activities you can do are relax in the spa, enjoy in the game room, and exercise in the gym. If you are looking to swim in the sea, a nearby beach you can go to is Gakot White Beach.



6. Eskaya Beach Resort and Spa 

Romantic setup at the pool area in Eskaya Beach Resort and SpaPhoto by Eskaya Beach Resort and Spa

Another resort in Panglao Island you can stay in is the Eskaya Beach Resort and Spa. The word “Eskaya” refers to Bohol’s only recognized indigenous people. This Bohol beach resort is one of the best luxury resorts in the Philippines, one of the top wellness resorts in the Philippines, and is known for having villas that are made of strong construction materials and indigenous equipment. Its romantic setting also makes it ideal for a honeymoon in the Philippines.

All villas have basic amenities such as a bathroom with complete toiletries, swimming pool, minibar, cable television with a DVD player, an aircon, and iPod speaker. The best villa you can rent is the Presidential Villa. The Presidential Villa comes with other luxurious amenities such as an outdoor spa and colonial tub.

Pool villa at Eskaya ResortPhoto by Eskaya Beach Resort and Spa

Moreover, this resort has a restaurant named Lantawan. Eating in Lantawan is an excellent way to further experience Filipino and Boholano culture through the dishes. You can also expect international cuisines to be served from time to time.

To enhance your dining experience, you have the option to eat anywhere you want, such as the restaurant, by the beach with a bonfire, or your villa.

While it seems that staying in this beach resort is relaxing enough, another available option is to participate in Bohol tours such as dolphin watching at Pamilacan Island and Loay firefly watching (you can also try Abatan River firefly tours) among many Bohol tours from Panglao that you can choose from.


5. Henann Resort Alona Beach 

Wide shot of Hennan Resort Alona in BoholPhoto by Henann Resort Alona Beach

The Henann Resort Alona Beach is the biggest Bohol beach resort in Panglao Island. This beach resort offers 400 luxurious accommodations, which include rooms and villas, and is located in Alona Beach, one of the top white beaches in the Philippines.

The rooms have complete amenities such as a bathroom with complete toiletries, cable television, free WiFi, an aircon, and an in-room refrigerator. On the other hand, the villas have additional and upgraded amenities such as an LED television, a private swimming pool, lanai, bathtub, minibar, and free housekeeping.

There is also plenty of restaurants to choose from inside this beach resort, such as the Sea Breeze Café, Coral Café, and Christine’s Western Cuisine. As you walk around this resort, you will notice a large beachfront that serves as a great place for relaxing or playing games since there is a wide space.

There is also plenty of swimming pools to choose from, such as the main pool, Christina’s pool, and beach pool. If you prefer working out rather than swimming, this Bohol beach resort offers a fully-equipped gym and fitness center.

Furthermore, this beach resort is strategically located in the widely recognized stretch of sand, which is Alona. Beach You can expect to be surrounded by multiple restaurants, cafes, and shops in the middle of a vibrant environment. 



4. Amorita Resort

Pool at Amorita ResortPhoto by Amorita Resort

Amorita Resort is a great place to surround yourself with beach scenery. What makes this resort unique is it is the only one with a full view of the Panglao Sea’s crystal blue waters. You have the option to rent a room or villa.

The rooms and villas have all the necessary amenities such as a bathroom, cable television, mini-refrigerator, minibar, free WiFi, and aircon. If you choose to stay in a villa, expect to have upgraded amenities such as a personal jacuzzi, LED television, a veranda, and complete toiletries.

Pool villa at Amorita ResortPhoto by Amorita Resort

There are also plenty of restaurants you can try in this beach resort. Some of the restaurants you can try are Saffron Restaurant, which serves Filipino cuisine, Turchino, which prepares Italian dishes, Tomar Topas x Bar, which offers classic European appetizers, and Azotea, which mixes cocktails.

Moreover, there are two swimming pools you can take a dip in, such as the infinity pool and the dive shop where beginner diving classes are held. However, if you are looking to swim on a beach, Alona Beach is not that far as such can be reached through walking distance. This beach is known for having coral white sand.  



3. South Palms Resort

Aerial view of the beautiful South Palms Resort in Panglao BoholPhoto by South Palms Resort

The South Palms Resort is a testament to Boholano culture and local architecture. This Bohol beach resort is located on Panglao Island, where you have a complete view of the Bohol Sea.

You have 90 units to choose from such as rooms and villas. Each one has unique views of the vicinity such as the beachfront, garden, and swimming pool. The rooms and villas have a bathroom with basic toiletries, flat-screen cable television, terrace, mini-refrigerator, and an aircon.

If you want a separate living arrangement, you can rent the Panglao Villa with additional amenities such as a living room and dining area. There are also two types of restaurants to choose from such as the Oceanica Seafood Restaurant and Coast Pool Bar.

South Palms Resort roomPhoto by South Palms Resort

After eating, you can burn calories by taking a dip in the swimming pool and working out in the gym. Asides from making your stay comfortable, South Palms offers a great home base for guests to explore Bohol.

Go on Bohol island-hopping adventures which will take guests to several snorkeling spots such as Pamilacan Island, Habagat Shipwreck, Cabilao Island, and Balicasag Island. 



2. The Bellevue Resort

Beachfront view of The Bellevue Resort in BoholPhoto by The Bellevue Resort

The Bellevue Resort serves as a serene getaway from city noise. This Bohol beach resort is located in Panglao and is recognized as an ASEAN Green Hotel awardee.

The Bellevue Resort’s rooms have varying breathtaking views such as the waterfront and forest. All the beach resort’s rooms are filled with basic amenities such as a bathroom, minibar, cable television, pod dock speaker, free WiFi, and aircon.

You also won’t have to worry about finding unique cuisine. Bellevue’s first restaurant is the Lamian World Cuisine where Filipino and Lamian dishes are served. Bellevue’s second restaurant is Marea Al Fresco Dining where the cuisines are made from freshly caught seafood from local markets.

Moreover, there are plenty of amenities for activities inside the hotel such as swimming in the pool, exercising in the gym, playing beach football, and getting dive lessons.

If you have grown tired of these hobbies, this beach resort schedules uniquely fun activities for its guests daily. Some of the activities they have done are kite flying, face painting, Koi fish feeding, practicing calligraphy, and doing sunset yoga. 

To supplement your resort experience, Bellevue offers a great home base for Bohol adventures such as island hopping in the Philippines and road-tripping in the countryside. There are also nearby Bohol tourist spots in your area such as Balicasag Island snorkeling and Hinagdanan Cave.

1. Bohol Beach Club Resort

The famous beach of Bohol Beach ClubPhoto by Bohol Beach Club

The Bohol Beach Club Resort is located in Panglao Island and is known as one of the best family-friendly resorts in Bohol. The resort has 88 rooms that may either be Beachview or Deluxe. Some of this resort’s amenities include a bathroom with premium toiletries, a flat-screen cable television, minibar, free WiFi, and an aircon.

There will be plenty to eat in the Bohol Beach Club Resort’s restaurant known as Agotata. Agotata serves from classic Filipino cuisines to international dishes such as adobo, crispy pata, steaks, and poultry dishes. Some of the must-try delicacies are the BBC Burger and BBC Ice Cream.

Bohol Beach Club villasPhoto by Bohol Beach Club

While the Bohol Beach Club does have three swimming pools, people mostly go to this resort to participate in extensive water sports activities. The resort’s water sports organization, Club Aquasports, provides advanced swimming, diving, and snorkeling activities.

Some of the exhilarating activities you can join are interacting with sea turtles and watching dolphins on Balicasag Island. The most extreme activity present is swimming and snorkeling with whale sharks in their encounter area.

After engaging in various water sports activities, you can opt to enjoy the nightlife in other nearby beaches. You will find yourself nearby Alona Beach where there are multiple resorts, restaurants, and bars for your enjoyment.  
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These Bohol beach resorts offer more than just a comfortable place to stay at night. They truly exemplify the meaning of hospitality as they maximize their resources to create memorable experiences, making them good options if you're looking for accommodations for your honeymoon packages in the Philippines or long stay package in the Philippines.

Start planning your trip to Bohol and find the best hotel or resort that will be your home away from home depending on your Bohol hotel rates budget and needs and get the relaxation you need after a fun-filled day of Bohol tours. For a hassle-free vacation, check out our collection of Bohol hotel and tour packages. You can also get a new experience by trying some of the glamping resorts in Bohol.

If you have more time in the Philippines, explore the nearby island province of Cebu, one of the top Visayas tourist spots, to check out more beaches and some of the best diving spots in the Philippines. Read our Cebu to Bohol itinerary as your guide. 

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