About Alona Beach

Alona Beach on Panglao Island isn’t just Bohol’s sunny secret. Besides its white sands and blue waters, it’s a hub for beach beats, bites, and boats. Fancy a trivia tidbit? It’s named after Alona Alegre, a popular Filipino actress during the 1970s. Alona Beach is perfect for sun-soakers, snorkel buffs, and anyone eager to dance with diverse marine denizens. Dive in, the water’s eclectic!

What you can see in Alona Beach

What to Do & See in Alona Beach

Taking a day off diving? Here are some great suggestions to explore your neighbourhood.

What to Do & See in Alona Beach

Taking a day off diving? Here are some great suggestions to explore your neighbourhood.

Corella Tarsier Sanctuary

While visiting the sanctuary, visitors have the opportunity to observe tarsiers up close. Although the tarsiers are wild animals, they have become somewhat habituated to human presence due to the sanctuary’s efforts. Visitors can witness their unique behaviors, such as their incredible leaping ability, their agility in climbing trees, and their ability to rotate their heads almost 180 degrees.

Chocolate Hills

The origin of the Chocolate Hills remains a geological mystery. It is believed that they were formed through the uplift of coral deposits and subsequent erosion over millions of years. Visiting the Chocolate Hills offers a breathtaking panoramic view of nature’s artistry. Trekking through the surrounding countryside allows visitors to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area.

Bilar man-made Forest

Located in the town of Bilar, Bohol, this forest serves as a captivating testament to human intervention in nature, covering around 2 km. Towering mahogany trees line both sides of the road, forming a lush green canopy overhead, creating a tunnel-like effect. The uniformity and density of the trees create a surreal and picturesque ambiance, attracting visitors who are mesmerized by the symphony of nature and man’s collaboration.

Loboc River Cruise

The Loboc River Cruise is a popular attraction, offering a delightful and leisurely journey along the serene Loboc River. The cruise typically begins in the town of Loboc and takes visitors on a scenic adventure through lush green landscapes and towering palm trees. Passengers board traditional floating restaurants known as “floating barges” where they can enjoy a buffet of local cuisine while being serenaded by live musicians. The Loboc River Cruise provides a relaxing and immersive experience, showcasing the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the region.

Baclayan Church & Museum

The Baclayon Church and Museum, a historic and cultural landmark, is one of the oldest stone churches in the country, dating back to the 16th century. The church showcases Spanish colonial architecture and is known for its intricate carvings and religious artifacts. Adjacent to the church is the Baclayon Museum, which houses a collection of religious art, ecclesiastical vestments, and artifacts that depict the history and heritage of the church and the local community.

Butterfly Sanctuary

The butterfly sanctuary is a haven for nature enthusiasts and butterfly lovers alike. Nestled amidst lush greenery, the sanctuary offers a tranquil environment where visitors can witness the vibrant beauty of various butterfly species. The sanctuary provides a controlled habitat that supports the different stages of a butterfly’s life cycle, from eggs to caterpillars to fully formed butterflies. Guided tours allow visitors to learn about the fascinating life and behavior of these delicate creatures.

Where to stay in Alona Beach

Where to stay in Alona Beach

  • Oasis Resort

    Oasis Resort

    A holiday Oasis located at the very heart of Alona Beach!