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Alona Beach Bohol

Alona Beach is a popular tourist destination located on the southwest tip of Panglao Island in Bohol, Philippines. It is known for its white sandy beach, clear blue waters, and lively atmosphere.

The beach is named after a Filipina movie star, Alona Alegre, who reportedly visited the area in the 1970s. Since then, it has developed into a popular tourist destination, with many restaurants, bars, and resorts lining the beach.

Alona Beach on Bohol Island, Bohol
View of Alona Beach, Panglao Island, Bohol

Visitors to Alona Beach can enjoy a wide range of water activities, including swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving. The beach is home to a vibrant marine ecosystem, with colorful coral reefs and a variety of fish species. Divers can explore nearby dive sites, such as Balicasag Island and Pamilacan Island, which are known for their rich marine life.

Alona Beach is also a great place to enjoy the local cuisine, with many restaurants serving fresh seafood dishes and traditional Filipino food. Visitors can also experience the vibrant nightlife, with many bars and nightclubs offering live music and entertainment.

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Overall, Alona Beach is a beautiful and vibrant destination that offers a unique mix of natural beauty, adventure, and cultural experiences. Whether you are looking for relaxation, adventure, or nightlife, Alona Beach has something to offer for everyone.

Beach Resort at Alona Beach, Bohol
Henan Resort at Alona Beach Bohol

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Getting There

To get to Alona Beach in Bohol, you will first need to travel to the island of Bohol, which can be done by air or sea.

The new airport ist located just behind Alona Beach but it still takes a 15 Minutes ride from the airport terminal by taxi or Tricycle to the beach.

From the Ferry Port in Tagbilaran or Tagbilaran City, it's about a 20 km or 20 Minutes Taxi ride to Alona Beach. If you don't have a pickup service from your hotel, take a Meter Taxi or, if you don't have too much luggage one if the motor caps that wait near the exit of the pier or at the airport.

The fare to Alona Beach from Tagbilaran should not exceed 300,- Peso for a Tricycle or 650,- Peso for a Taxi (long distance ride: Meter x 2). Negotiate the price first, before entering the taxi. Don't pay too much. Getting back to town from Alona Beach, you may walk up the small hill in the middle of the beach and take a Jeepney for a few Peso or wait for a Taxi or Tricycle.

Motorbikes for Rent

Near the beach, you will be offered some Motorbikes for Rent of different Types but usually for too much money. For a 125cc Honda you will easily pay up to 800,- Peso only from morning to evening. Make sure you have an international drivers licence, if you want to rent a motorbike here. The owners may sometimes require it but sometimes not. If you run into a police control and you don't have a licence, you might be in trouble.