Bohol tourist guide

Bohol is the archetypal tropical island getaway tucked away in the Central Visayas archipelago. Bohol province consists of some 75 minor islands surrounding the ‘mainland’ and many are uninhabited offering plenty of adventure for modern day explorers.

It boasts picture perfect stretches of white sand, pristine coral reefs that attract snorkelers and divers from around the world and a refreshingly uncommercialised way of life in many areas. Bohol is a Mecca for nature lovers where you can spend days exploring deserted islands or head into the lush heartlands and encounter emerald green rice paddies, rugged hills, waterfalls and exotic wildlife.


The island has an immense variety of activities in and out of the water, stunning natural scenery and lots of accessible culture – all within a couple of hours drive away...more

Hotels & resorts

Glamorous boutique bungalow resorts often rub shoulders with homely b&bs and even in the most secluded corners of the island you can usually find smart family run guesthouses...more

Restaurants & bars

The dining scene is becoming ever more cosmopolitan and it is possible to find a variety of different cuisines even in the smallest towns and villages plus traditional floating eateries...more


The port of Tagbilaran has excellent connections by sea to numerous nearby islands making adventurous day trips out a worthwhile and hassle free experience for the whole family...more

Bohol guide - Chocolate Hills, endangered tarsiers and scuba diving

There is a fair bit of colonial history to discover too. The historic church of Dauis is a popular site for pilgrims and attractive towns such as Loboc and Baclayon still retain a sleepy traditional way of life.  

Bohol is becoming increasingly popular as a holiday destination in its own right and has a good mix of places offering lots of attractions and amenities and tranquil spots where you can really get away from it all. In most places you will find more than enough choice for accommodation, eating and entertainment for every budget.

Spicy Filipino seafood is a must and lovers of Mediterranean and good value Chinese food are in for a delicious treat in Bohol. Intriguing wildlife and exotic waterfalls will compete for your attention with world class diving and dreamy tropical beaches. Bohol boasts an efficient bus and jeepney network so it easy to get around to virtually everywhere on the island. Plus Bohol has a fine choice of places to stay whatever your budget.

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