Nestled at the heart of the archipelago is Bohol, the tenth largest island in the country and home to Panglao, one of the main tourist destinations in the Philippines. Easily accessible from Manila or Cebu, Bohol is only about an hour away by plane; and less than a couple of hours away by boat from Cebu City. A growing number of both local and foreign tourists flock to this province famed for its beautiful white sand beaches, world-famous diving spots, natural wonders, and rich cultural and heritage sites.
The famed Alona Beach is a 1.5-kilometer stretch of white sand with gentle, clear blue waters that caress the shore in a timeless rhythm of beauty and grace. It is an ideal destination for travelers who seek to unwind, refresh, and enjoy themselves in a beautiful beach, in addition to the many attractions and adventures the province has to offer. Island and dive tours; visits to Bohol Bee Farm, the Philippine Tarsier, and Chocolate Hills; the Loboc River Cruise; as well as countryside visits and tours to historical and cultural sites are easily arranged.