When you think of Bohol, no doubt you imagine the Chocolate hills and beautiful, tropical beaches. There are so many places to visit in the Philippines, but Bohol should definitely be on your list. So, what’s the best way to enjoy a tropical beach? Definitely by spending your holiday in some of the best Bohol luxury resort accommodations.
There are many luxury accommodations in Bohol, especially on Panglao island. In this article, I will help you find the perfect luxury resort in Bohol. We also don’t just cover resorts by beaches. We also have some cheap hotels and hostels list in Panglao or cheap hotels in Tagbilaran City for your to choose from. You can also find options for Bohol villas and even the most expensive hotel in Bohol!
So, whether you are looking for a cheap hostel/hotel in Panglao Island, the absolute best of Bohol luxury accommodation, or the best eco resort in Bohol, we have you covered!
Here is our list of the top luxury resorts in Bohol!
Best Bohol Luxury Resorts at a Glance
Where should I stay in Bohol?
The best place to stay in Bohol is in Panglao Island. You can find the best Bohol luxury resorts there. You can check here for the list of best places to stay in Bohol.
What is the best beach in Bohol?
The best beach in Bohol is located in Panglao Island. You should go to Alona Beach.
What is the best month to go to Bohol?
The best month to go to Bohol is during the season of October to May when it’s warm and sunny.
Comparison of the Best Bohol Luxury Resorts
|Bohol Resort Name||Price per night starts from||Rating||Location|
|Eskaya Beach Resort and Spa||$350||☆☆☆☆☆ - Superb 9.1||Tawala, Panglao Island|
|Amorita Resort||$280||☆☆☆☆ - Superb 9.0||Tawala, Panglao|
|Amun Ini Beach Resort & Spa||$280||☆☆☆☆☆ - Superb 9.4||Candabong, Anda|
|Donatela Resort and Sanctuary||$250||☆☆☆☆☆ - Superb 9.1||Tawala, Panglao|
|South Palms Resort||$250||☆☆☆☆☆ - Superb 9.2||Bolod, Panglao|
|Henann Resort Alona Beach||$200||☆☆☆☆ - Fabulous 8.6||Tawala, Panglao|
|The Bellevue Resort Bohol||$180||☆☆☆☆☆ - Superb 9.0||Doljo, Panglao|
|Amarela Resort Bohol||$150||☆☆☆☆☆ - Superb 9.0||Libaong, Panglao|
|Be Grand Resort Bohol||$150||☆☆☆☆☆ - Very Good 8.2||Danao, Panglao|
|Mithi Resort and Spa||$250||☆☆☆☆ - Very Good 8.2||Bingag, Dauis|
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Below, are reviews of our top 10 best luxury resorts in Bohol. You’ll definitely have the best time, comfort and hospitality the island of Bohol could offer.
Where to Stay in Bohol?
Bohol is a great place to stay for couples, friends and families. You will have a choice of the cheaper areas in Alona Beach or many of the luxury resorts in Bohol especially most of them located in Panglao Island. So if you are wondering where to stay in Bohol, we have got you covered with the list below!
It is not only the most expensive hotel in Bohol but also has one of the most stunning villas overlooking the sea with your own private pool. The resort has a rustic beach charm with huts as villas. The suite has a nice large bed, outdoor pool, small garden, and outdoor shower and toilet and the grounds are well maintained. Eskaya’s small beach area is private and only accessible by guests staying there so you really feel the luxury and exclusiveness of the place. Make sure to take advantage of the mountain bikes, tennis/basketball court and the kayaks offered free to use. They also have a PS4 they can place in your room.
It is very close to the new Panglao International airport so you’ll be at your own villa in no time. Make sure to avail of their spa and countryside tour to see the best things to do in Bohol.
Amorita Resort is located on a limestone cliff on the southern edge of Bohol’s Panglao Island. It is about 10 minutes away from the new Bohol International Airport and is located along the popular Alona Beach. They offer a more unique and boutique stay experience with beautiful landscaping. You have the luxury of choice to stay hidden behind your own exclusive villa or go meet people along Alona Beach.
They offer choices of suites, pool and sea-view villas to choose from. To complete your luxury experience, it also has its own wellness spa, a gym for fitness-enthusiasts, and an in-house PADI dive center and 2 infinity pools.
The name “Amun Ini” means “this is ours” in the Ilonggo dialect which signifies it to be your home away from home. What makes Amun Ini Beach Resort & Spa separate from all the other luxury resorts in Bohol we’ve listed is that it is located in Anda. The resort is about ninety kilometers from Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines. It is built to provide a breathtaking view of a crystal clear blue sea and all rooms have an ocean view. It is surely a hidden paradise destination in Bohol.
You’ll have access to a pristine 300-meter white-sand beach, with all resort rooms having an outdoor terrace with sea view. One of the best things to do around here is diving or snorkeling. The resort offers options for guests to enjoy that and a clean beach with the reefs still precious and healthy with plenty of things to see. You should also explore Anda and the mystic La Manok Island for a day trip there.
This 5-star eco-friendly boutique resort incorporates nature in its surroundings. Their villas are surrounded by plants and animals and most of the trees were retained when the property was built. The designed looks on the traditional Philippine Ifugao house concept and the interiors are created with comfort and modern living combined. Located around 10 minutes away from Alona Beach, this hotel has a cliff-side fine dining restaurant, outdoor pool, as well as horse stable and a small zoo.
So if you’re looking for a quiet and serene getaway, you’ll enjoy this resort. They also provide a shuttle to the beach anytime you prefer.
This 5-star beachfront luxury resort in Bohol really has the perfect picture of a tropical paradise. They even have towering palm trees where you can see along the longest white-beach in Panglao Island. The resort has hanging beds and hammocks along the beach, an infinity pool, a farm-to-table restaurant, and a spa. You’ll be spoiled with choices from their garden, pool or beachfront villas.
South Palms is your summer getaway waiting to happen, especially if you’re a beach bum such as myself.
Hennan Resort is considered the biggest beach resort in Panglao Island, Bohol. It is located along the shores of Alona Beach with 3 swimming pools and 120-meter beach front. This resort is perfect for a family getaway as there are many activities for everyone to enjoy. They have suites and pool villas with a more exclusive setting having its own private plunge pool and veranda. You’ll have a mix of Bohol’s luxury resort and beach resort.
So if you’re looking for a more family friendly place to stay in Bohol, you’ll find Hennan Resort will fit your choice. You can also check out other awesome things to in Panglao Island for your trip.
The Bellevue Resort is an eco-friendly resort in Bohol which was awarded the ASEAN Green Hotel awards. Its eco-friendly and energy conservation measure makes the hotel sustainable and nature-friendly. It also has a 250-meter white beach area with luxurious deluxe and suite rooms to choose from. It has a much more inviting and relaxed atmosphere compared to Alona Beach area. They have a spa, restaurant, and many water activities to choose from plus you’ll get a free shuttle from the airport too.
As with all the luxury resorts and hotels in Bohol, hospitality and service come top notch.
Amarela Resort is another eco-friendly resort in Bohol and one that is located in Panglao Island. They also got the ASEAN Green Hotel award for their hotel practices like solid waste segregation, composting and water recycling. Located on a small cliff near the beach, Amarela resort provides a boutique resort experience in Panglao Island. They offer locally designed rooms with rustic furniture, Philippine art pieces, and antiques for their suites and one pool villa. The beach is also around 3 minutes walk away so you’ll have the option to stay in or enjoy the beach.
So if you’re into a rustic, boutique and comfortable resort experience, you’ll enjoy Amarela Resort.
BE Grand Resort is one of Philippines Globally renowned resorts and has a very luxurious and beautiful setting, with a nice layout of the grounds and well-appointed facilities that is of a 5-star resort. They combine contemporary design with a tropical vibe setting. The villas have access to a private lagoon pool and you’ll have your own balcony too. They have got a gym, pool, restaurants and bars and their own diving centre which I recommend you avail of especially in Bohol.
Plus you’ll get amazing sunset views from the beach or rooftop and gets a free shuttle bus to take you directly to Alona Beach.
Get what your travel heart desires here at Mithi Resort; which means earnest wish. This spa resort has a secluded white sand beach which is exclusive for guest use. The highlight of this resort is the Dream Islet which is right in front of the resort beach. It has a natural underground cave where you can swim in its natural clear water. They offer superior, deluxe and sea-view villas with an infinity pool in the resort too.
So if you prefer a relaxing and very exclusive place to stay, you’ll find Mithi Resort to fit your needs. Don’t forget to try the spa treatment!
If you want to stay around Moadto Strip Mall with all the restaurants and beach you can access easily, then you should stay at Modala Beach Resort. Modala Beach Resort is one of the newest offerings in Panglao Island. You have a great view of the beach and can easily go to the strip mall next door for different choices of restaurants and even bars for sunset cocktails. Check rates and more information here.
So these are some of Bohol’s luxury resort accommodation. You can decide where to stay in Bohol and choose your own luxury villas. You will surely enjoy being in any of these Bohol luxury resorts.
There are other new up and coming resorts in Bohol and since I am currently here on the island, I will be updating these resorts with my latest reviews about their preparation for the new normal.
Let me know if you have more questions about them!
Have you ever stayed in a luxury resort in Bohol? Let us know about your experience!
Did we miss anything else? Let us know in the comments! Read all our travel articles about Bohol here.
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Angie is a travel consultant and blogger who has started by writing her travel memoirs on her blog and then got published on international travel sites. She’s now focused on creating in-depth travel itinerary and articles about planning trips to the Philippines.