Saturday, April 07, 2007

Bohol Beach Day

Bohol is blessed with prestine white beaches. A favorite relaxation spot for the locals and a lot of tourists.

Beach goers have a choice of going to public beaches which has cottages for rent and public beaches where people can just go there, enjoy the beach without paying.

For beaches where you need not pay anything to get take a swim in the water and enjoy the white sandy beach in Panglao Island, you can go to either of the following:Doljo beach (most of the portion of this long white beach strip is free); Momo beach, Bikini beach and Alona beach.

There are also white beaches where most of the beach front lots are owned by private individuals however, they provided huts or tables for the public to use for a fee. The favorites are Dumaluan Beach and the BBC Public Beach. At Dumaluan Beach, huts are rented out at P150/day plus additional P30 if you need to use the electric outlet for your cd player or turbo broiler.

Bathers can also enjoy playing beach volleyball there, or pitch a tent on the beach and stay overnight there for a fee of P350/tent for 2 persons. You can bring in as many foods you want, bring your own broiler or broiler your fresh pork belly, chicken or seafoods at the big charcoal pit provided.

Some picnic goers who are not lucky to get huts can still enjoy the beach by renting tables placed , under the shade of the tress lined along the beach. Those who also came without foods can also order grilled foods in the nearby grill hut at very reasonable prices - P60-P90 per set.

It's summer time. Let's enjoy the beach.

Thursday, April 05, 2007

Coming To Bohol

It's summer time once again and a lot of tourists come to Bohol to enjoy the white beach and of course see and enjoy a lot more! Afterall, Bohol is not only known for its famous white beaches but also for its Chocolate Hills, tarsiers, live clean rivers, old churches and many many more. No doubt Bohol is tagged as the favorite tourist destination in the Philippines.

Tourist flock to Bohol everyday. They come either by boat or by plane.Tagbilaran City is the entry point of Bohol.

To reach Bohol from outside the Philippines, get a plane to Manila or Cebu City (your entry points in the Philippines). If you enter the Philippines through Manila, you can take an airplane direct from Manila to Tagbilaran City. There are about four flights every day, depending on the airline and day. Presently servicing the Manila-Tagbilaran-Manila are Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific Airlines. Sometimes, these airlines offer promo fares for early bookings. Check out the airlines' respective websites for fare rates and flight schedules.

If your entry point is Cebu City, take either a slow boat (4 hours float) or fast craft (1 hour and 45 mins float). Taking the fastcraft is preferred. The fast craft companies servicing the Cebu-Tagbilaran-Cebu route are: Supercat, Weesam Express, and Ocean Jet. Boat leaves Cebu to Tagbilaran as early as 6 o'clock in the morning. And boat leaving Tagbilaran back to Cebu is as late as 6:40 o'clock in the evening.

Another trip option from Cebu City to Bohol is to take a slow boat from Cebu City to either Tubigon, Bohol (boat leaves every hour), to Ubay, Bohol, to Jetafe, Bohol or to Beunavista, Bohol. You can check trip schedules at the local seaport of Cebu City.

Coming from Mindanao, one can take a boat from Mindanao (Cagayan de Oro City or elsewhere)to Cebu City and from there, take either fast craft or slow boat to Tagbilaran City. Or, take the boat direct from Cagayan de Oro City to Tagbilaran City which floats every mondays, wednesdays and fridays.

For discounted Bohol Tour Packages, you can text me or call me at 09163855606.