Alona Beach Tours
Explore the top destinations in Bohol's Panglao Island, Alona Beach. Lounge in its white sand shoreline, try fun water activities, or relax with a drink in hand as you watch the sunset.

Alona Beach Tours

Explore the top destinations in Bohol's Panglao Island, Alona Beach. Lounge in its white sand shoreline, try fun water activities, or relax with a drink in hand as you watch the sunset.
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Half Day Guided Panglao Island Tour

Join this trip to see Panglao Islands’ best spots if you have a very limited time in the area. Combining beaches, caves, farms, and churches, this private tour is perfect for those wanting to experience the full package on the island for just half a day. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel in Panglao. Once you’re ready, you will visit St. Augustine Parish first. Dubbed as the 2nd oldest church in Panglao, it’s the perfect place to reflect and contemplate while in the area. Its European-style architecture makes it one of the most photographed locations on the island. Next, you’ll visit the Shell Museum. It’s considered to house one of the largest collections of shells in the country spanning over 30 years. From there, you will head to Our Lady of Assumption. Also known as Dauis Church, it’s one of the country’s national landmarks because of its significance during WWII. Afterward, you’ll go to Bohol Bee Farm. A thriving organic enterprise, here you can learn more about their species, such as how they create honey and how it’s being sustained in the market. Take photos of this unique tourist attraction before your water adventure starts. Get your spelunking gear ready when you visit Hinagdanan Cave. It’s the perfect place to see unique rock formations, stalactites, and stalagmites in the area. You can also take a dip in its crystal clear waters before you head to your last stop. With its white sand and rocky cliffs, Alona Beach is a popular snorkeling and diving spot. It’s one of the well-known beaches in the country because of its relaxing ambiance, aquamarine waters, and vibrant marine life. Have a cool dip to douse the tropical heat in one of the best beaches in Panglao.  Explore Panglao Islands’ top spots with this half-day private tour. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
4 hours
Available:
All year
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Panglao’s Top Attractions I Half-Day Sightseeing Tour in Bohol

Come along on this adventure around Panglao Island and witness its beauty and rich culture. Enjoy the convenience of an airconditioned vehicle to visit the Alona Beach, Dauis Church, St. Agustin Church, Hinagdanan Cave, Bohol Bee Farm, Shell Museum, Panglao Watch Tower, and Cafe Lawis. This tour is perfect for travelers who want to go sightseeing in Panglao Island. Your tour begins once you are picked up at your accommodation. You travel to one of the municipalities of Panglao Island, Dauis, for your first stop. You will visit Dauis Church, also called Our Lady of the Assumption. The church interior features a fascinating mix of artistic influences; from neoclassical columns to Renaissance-inspired coffered ceilings.   What’s more interesting about Dauis Church is the well at the foot of the altar. According to local history, the well originated from the Spanish era. The well was said to have miraculously appeared when locals sought refuge inside the church during Moro pirate invasion.  Your next destination will be the St. Agustin Church. This magnificent Spanish Era stone church boasts a neoclassical façade with Corinthian columns. Inside you will be fascinated by the antique confessionals, the intricately-carved retables, the hexagonal dome above the altar, and the ceiling mural of the Holy Trinity.  Afterward, you will make your way to the Hinagdanan Cave. The entrance of the cave is less than a hundred meters long and can only be entered one person at a time.  Here, you will see several stalactite and stalagmite formations and a lagoon with crystal clear waters You will now head to the Bohol Bee Farm.  More than a farm, the Bohol Bee Farm is also a resort and hotel. They serve sumptuous meals made from freshly-picked vegetables from their farm. Your snacks will be served here, but you can opt to have your lunch for an additional fee.  Moving on, you will stop by the Nova Shell Museum, which boasts an impressive collection of seashells from all over the world. After this, you will head to the famous Alona Beach. The beach is famous for its long stretch of white sand and crystal clear waters.  You will visit Panglao Watchtower, a 5-story hexagonal tower that was constructed in 1851. It is said to be the tallest of its kind in the Philippines. To cap off your tour, you will head to Café Lawis, a premier coffee and snack shop in Dauis. Join this sightseeing tour through Panglao and explore the top cultural and natural attractions of the island. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
4 hours
Available:
All year
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Panglao Bohol Full-Day Sightseeing | With Lunch and Transfers

Let Panglao, Bohol amaze you with its stunning natural attractions and its cultural and historical sites on this full-day tour around the town. If you’re looking forward to visiting historical churches and discovering the beauty of Bohol's southernmost town, then this day trip is the perfect match for you. Your driver will pick you up at your accommodation and take you straight to Dauis Church. This church is popular in Panglao for its stunning façade and religious icons. The current church dates back to the 1860s, boasting of a hint of Gothic aesthetic at its exterior. Say a prayer or light a candle before leaving for the next stop — St. Augustine Church. The St. Augustine Church is another beautiful remnant of the region’s old colonial days. It has a stunning neoclassical exterior characterized by a portico with Corinthian-style columns. When you walk inside, you will see detailed retablos. From there, you will get back on the road to Hinagdanan Cave.  Hinagdanan Cave, which meant “laddered,” was used as a hideout by locals during World War II. It features inviting azure waters and fascinating rock formations. Feel free to take a quick dip in the pool and splash about as you enjoy the mysteriousness of the entire cave. Afterward, you will make your way to Bohol Bee Farm and Shell Museum for some quick exploration and photo-op before heading to Alona Kew White Beach Resort.  The powdery white sand stretches for around four kilometers, offering you plenty of space for sunbathing. You can also swim in the turquoise waters of the beach and go snorkeling with the fishes. Your lunch will be served here. After digging into the sumptuous meal, you will be taken to Panglao Watch Tower, located some five kilometers away from the resort. The tower dates back to the early 1850s and features a hexagonal shape and five stories. While its integrity is now in question due to its age, feel free to take plenty of pics on the site before heading to Cafe Lawis, one of the best spots to eat a Filipino-style meryenda (snack).  Explore the top attractions of Panglao and discover its natural wonders and cultural heritage with this full-day tour. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
6 hours
Available:
All year
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About Alona Beach Tours

Relax and unwind at Alona Beach in Bohol’s Panglao Island! This beautiful tourist spot is a must-visit when you’re traveling in the province. Enjoy the scenery while trying out a multitude of water activities

1. Where is Alona Beach located?

This beautiful beach is located in Panglao Island, Bohol. It’s 23 kilometers from Tagbilaran and 3.2 kilometers from Bohol-Panglao International Airport.

2. Why is Alona Beach a popular tourist destination in Bohol?

Aside from its aquamarine waters and powdery white sand, Alona Beach is popular because of the different things you can do while on this beautiful tourist spot like water activities and island-hopping. There are also accommodations and establishments within the area.

3. When is the best month or season to visit Alona Beach?

It’s best to visit this tourist attraction during the summer, from the months of March to May. You can read more about it on our Bohol travel guide.

4. What inland and water activities can I do in Alona Beach?

You can try fly fish, UFO, parasailing, banana boat ride, see the best of the historical and natural sites, and go on a half-day tour that combines this tourist destination with other tourist spots.

5. How long is Alona Beach?

Alona Beach is 1.5 kilometers long.

6. Are there Alona Beach tours during the rainy season?

It depends on the activities you will do on the beach. Alona Beach is best enjoyed if it’s sunny and dry.

7. Are there food and drinks included in the tour?

It depends on the tour package you availed. Make sure to check the inclusions in the description of the tour.

8. How long does the tour last?

It depends on the type of activity. Check the description of the tour product for more information.

9. Are kids allowed to join an Alona Beach tour?

Yes, as long as they’re with adult supervision and are wearing life vests if in the water.