Panglao Island is one of Bohol's most renowned tourist destination. The Island is home to natural attractions such as Alona Beach and the Hinagdanan Cave. Find a selection of great Panglao Island Tours.
Panglao Island is located in the Philippines’ Central Visayas region, within Bohol Province, particularly in the north of the Bohol Sea and southeast of Cebu. It’s 6 kilometers from Bohol-Panglao International Airport and 17 kilometers from Tagbilaran City.
What are the best Panglao Island tours in the Philippines?
Island tours in Panglao can go either half-day or a whole day. The best tours include Balicasag Island, a majestic marine sanctuary where you can discover 6 unique diving sites, and Virgin Island, an untouched white beach with a C-shaped sandbar. Some tours also include historical sightseeing around Dauis municipality, where you can visit some of the oldest churches, exploring the Hinagdanan Cave and try the organic meal offerings in the Bohol Bee Farm.
How do I get to Panglao Island?
If you’re coming from Manila, you can take direct flights from NAIA or Clark Airport to the newly opened Panglao International Airport. Hopping on a ferry is an option if you’re traveling from Cebu, which will take around 2 hours. From either the airport or ferry pier, you can choose from private vans, taxis or even tricycles to take you to your hotel.
What are the best beaches in Panglao Island?
Tourists’ favorite beach in Panglao Island is Alona Beach. It is known for its fine white sand, clear blue waters, and wide choices of hotels and resorts. But if you’re looking to explore other sides of Panglao, you can try the Dumaluan Beach for a longer stretch of white sand, the Momo Beach for your much-needed quiet time while sunset-watching and the Doljo Beach for a different diving experience.
What are some of the activities I can do in Panglao Island?