Diving Intro Package Deal with Bohol Beach Club Resort & Philippine Airlines for 5 Days & 4 Nights
Learn how to dive in one of the best island destinations in the Philippines with this 5-day and 4-night vacation package to Bohol that includes roundtrip Philippine Airlines flights from Manila. You may choose the flights you want, however, it depends on availability. Together with flexible flight times, resort accommodations at Bohol Beach Club, daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner, a 20-minute glass-bottomed boat tour, and complimentary roundtrip airport transfers are also included in this Bohol diving intro package.
This Bohol package is perfect for those who want to go on a beach getaway while earning a PADI certificate in the Philippines, all without the hassle of having to prepare diving programs, flight bookings, accommodations, or transfers themselves.
Bohol is a province located in the Central Visayas noted for its long coastline of white sandy beaches and blessed with warm tropical weather year-round. One of its top tourist attractions is Panglao Island, famous for its rich marine life, diverse coral reefs, and premier resorts such as Bohol Beach Club, a beachfront property located just 1km away from the famous Alona Beach.
This package includes accommodations at Bohol Beach Club, where your safety is of utmost priority. Every precautionary measure has been made to see to it that you have a comfortable and pleasant time during your stay. Bohol Beach Club is a top-notch resort that features 88 fully furnished rooms and suites with beachside views, as well as a fully equipped in-house dive shop that offers PADI certification and island hopping add-on services. The resort also has a restaurant, function rooms, an entertainment center, a swimming pool, and massage services.
From Manila, you will fly via your chosen Philippine Airlines to Panglao International Airport, where you will be picked up and then head straight to Panglao Island. Once there, you will check in at your accommodations for the next five days, Bohol Beach Club, where you will learn how to dive with professional PADI-certified staff and visit some of the best dive sites in the country. Upon checkout, you will be picked up and ride a transport service to Panglao International Airport, where your preferred Philippine Airlines flight will bring you safely back to Manila.
Visit Panglao Island and enjoy your stay at Bohol Beach Club on this 5-day and 4-night diving package. Check the availability by choosing a date.
Day 1 - Day 1: Arrival + Check-in + Diving Briefing
You will travel to Bohol from Manila via plane. Take note that you can customize your flight based on your preferred schedule, but it is subject to availability. Upon arrival at Panglao International Airport, you and your belongings will be picked up from the airport. You will proceed to your accommodations at Bohol Beach Club and check in at the resort. After you’ve settled into your room and everything is in order, your diving introduction will begin in the afternoon with a briefing and course outline. Your session will include knowledge development, focusing on the principles of diving, all in preparation for your pool and open water session the following day. At the end of your session, enjoy your complimentary dinner to cap off your day.
Day 2 - Day 2: Pool and Open Water Session
Fuel up with breakfast at the resort restaurant. After your meal, get ready for a full day of learning as you continue your diving session by picking up where you left off from your previous day’s lessons. Once you’ve grasped the fundamentals, you’ll move on to a practical application of what you learned with either a pool session or confined water dive. This will help you get a feel of what it’s like underwater so that you know what to expect when it comes to the conditions while scuba diving in the sea. This is the perfect opportunity to practice the scuba skills you learned in a controlled environment. After lunch at the resort, you’ll have your first open water session with an instructor who will observe and assess what you’ve learned in a real dive setting. A written exam and deliberation follow, and the day of learning ends with dinner at the resort.
Day 3 - Day 3: Balicasag Island Diving
Start your day with your complimentary breakfast, after which you will proceed to Balicasag Island. This will be your first dive after earning your official certificate as an open-water licensed PADI diver. You are scheduled to undergo two dives on this trip, depending on how favorable the sea and current conditions are at the following dive sites in the Balicasag Island area: Black Forest, Marine Sanctuary, Rudy’s Rock, and Diver’s Heaven. As an Open Water Diver, your maximum allowable depth is 18m. Keep your eyes open for delightful attractions in each dive site, which could range from sea turtles to jackfish and a variety of fish. Lunch will be prepared on board the boat and will be served after your second dive. During dive intervals, light snacks and refreshments will be made available to you. Back at the resort, relish your accomplishment as a newly minted diver and enjoy your complimentary dinner at the resort.
Day 4 - Day 4: Bohol Beach Club Staycation + Glass Bottom Boat Tour + Plan Your Own Day
Wake up to the sound of the ocean waves and enjoy your complimentary breakfast. Take advantage of the resort’s excellent facilities by lounging at the spacious beachfront, swimming laps at the pool, or availing of your 20-minute glass bottom boat tour, which is part of your package. You may also opt to book a countryside tour (add-on option) to visit must-see attractions in Bohol. End your day with a complimentary dinner to cap off your day in Bohol.
Day 5 - Day 5: Checkout + Departure
On your final day in Panglao Island, savor the breakfast at the resort. If time permits, squeeze in fun add-on activities like paddle boating or kayaking before your flight. After check-out, you’ll be brought to the Panglao International Airport and board your chosen Philippine Airlines flight bound for Manila.
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Good to know
Booking Information - Upon booking, please expect an email from Guide to the Philippines for the voucher, reminders, and next steps.
Hotel - Standard check-in time is 1500H, and checkout time is at 1200H. Requests for late check-out are subject to availability at the time of arrival. A refundable incidental deposit is required upon check-in. Guest/s are required to present a valid credit card guarantee or cash deposit. For every booking, the 3rd and 5th adult will automatically be assigned to different rooms. The child rate includes existing bed-sharing arrangements with adults, roundtrip flights to and from Manila, and airport transfers. Maximum of 2 children per room. The child rate is exclusive of daily breakfast and is to be paid directly to the hotel.
Travel Guidelines - This tour is subject to community guidelines mandated by the Philippine Government and Local Government Units. Travel requirements are subject to change.
Flights by Philippine Airlines
This package includes economy class seat with 7kgs carry-on baggage and 10kgs check-in baggage via Philippine Airlines. You may select from the following flight schedule:
Manila to Tagbilaran
• PR 2773 09:10 - 10:45
• PR 2777 15:05 - 16:40
Tagbilaran to Manila
• PR 2774 11:35 - 13:10
• PR 2778 17:40 - 19:15
Please note that flights are subject to availability. If ever your preferred flights are fully booked or unavailable at the time of your booking, Guide to the Philippines will select another best available flight to maximize your vacation. Any special requests are subject to fees and availability. Guide to the Philippines is not liable for sudden flight changes made by the airlines.
Seat selection can be made during online-check-in 24-48 hours prior to flight departure. Seats with corresponding additional fees are on personal account. For domestic flights, it is recommended to check-in at the airport 3 hours prior to your estimated time of departure.
Philippine Airlines flight e-tickets will be issued as soon as all Traveler details are submitted online. Once booked, please check your email to complete the Philippine Airlines online form within 24 hours of booking.
Bohol Beach Club Resort
The new Bohol Beach Club has a total of eight-eight (88) rooms made up of eighty (80) Deluxe rooms and eight (8) Beachview Suites. All Deluxe rooms have a commanding view of the swimming pool and the beach while all Suites have their own unique view of the beach and the Bohol sea. Rooms are spacious and bright, designed with modern colors, yet preserve a Filipino touch with the prolific use of wooden furniture and local handicraft. Access to the beach, pool and restaurants from all rooms is very convenient due to the well thought of resort layout.
Easy-access rooms and suites are available for guests with special needs. Ramp entry, wider door access, grab bars, and wheelchair accessible toilet and bath are just some of these rooms’ features.
Pet-friendly rooms are also available in the Deluxe category for guests who are traveling with their small dogs or cats. Special policies shall apply.
With a choice of one Super King bed, one Queen & one Single bed, or three Single beds in a room. Comes with split-type air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable access, a safety deposit vault, a mini-bar, a hairdryer, standard toiletries, complimentary WiFi access, complimentary bottled water, turn-down service, a porch with a coffee table and chairs. 35 sq.m. room size
With a choice of one Super King bed, one Queen & one Single bed, or three Single beds in a room. Comes with split-type air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable access, a safety deposit vault, a mini-bar, a hairdryer, standard toiletries, complimentary WiFi access, complimentary bottled water, turn-down service, and a porch with a coffee table and chairs. 35 sq.m. room size
With a choice of one Super King bed, one Queen & one Single bed, or three Single beds in a room. Comes with split-type air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable access, a safety deposit vault, a mini-bar, a hairdryer, standard toiletries, complimentary WiFi access, complimentary bottled water, turn-down service, a walk-in closet, a separate shower and bathtub, and a private veranda with a coffee table and sundeck lounge chairs. 55 sq.m. room size