"From Dumaguete to Bohol" Bohol Favorite Tip by driftwood_1974

Bohol General: 21 reviews and 32 photos

Favorite thing: There are ferries that could take you from dumaguete to bohol. I havent checked if the travel ban on Ocean jet has been lifted already. You can try other vessels like weesam or supercat. visit their website for the schedule of trips, chances are they have an office in your local port. best to book and buy tickets there than online.

There are 3 options for you:
1. Stay in tagbilaran pension houses. Hire a van that could take in around bohol and then back to your hotel again. I usually stay at Sun Avenue Pension house in Gallares. If you and your friends want a good massage, its near thai massage centers and just beside Body and Sole. With free breakfast, a twin accomoodation cost around 1300.

Then you can hire a van which costs around 3000 for a day's tour. You could see Chocolate hills, have lunch at the Loboc River Cruise...and visit the tarsier. Although the DOT of Bohol do not recommend the longest phyton, you should see it in Alburquerque. I promise you a good laugh esp with badong, the caretaker.

If youre going to eat lunch at Loboc, try Riverwatch --09173060010.
for 280 pesos only. So far, they have the best tasting food of all the cruises. book early so that you could be mixed with a happier group.

This could take you the whole day esp if you plan on taking pictures along the way. So your next day could be Beach day.

If you want to spend the night on the beach partying... try the Alona Beach side... Its in Panglao municipality. A bit crowded with tourist though. the beach is occupied by bancas for rent if you want to go snorkeling or diving in Balicasag or whale dolphin watching in Pamilacan island. Book early so that you can get the best prices. Esp now, that its peak season, prices could go up really crazy. If you are in Alona beach side, you dont have to worry about food, there are somewhat "sutokil" carinderias along the left most side of the beach.

But if you want a quiet time with your friends, relax and enjoy nature, try dumaluan beach side. Its in Dauis Municipality. but also in Panglao island.
Theres not much to see yet but a chance to walk the fine sands of Bohol Beach Club which is beside Dumaluan BEach resort where you can get your friendster ready pictures.

Snorkeling is a fun experience for a group. If you know how to dive, its okey too. a boat could cost from 1thousand - 4thousand depends on the size of the boat and the number of people. What we did, since we are only 3, we joined a bigger group. hehehe

Option 2 is:
Find a house for rent. or a townhouse. They already have this sort of thing in tagbilaran. Ask my cousin ian, a tour guide there-- 09103680572.
Then follow what i said above.

Option 3 is:
Book in Panglao Island. Bohol Divers have cheaper rooms. There are houses at the back but you have to walk a few big steps to get to the beach. Ofcourse, beachfront rooms are expensive. Dumaluan beach resort is also a cheaper deal than bohol beach club and surrounding resorts.

okey. I hope i did something good for you and your friends. Enjoy bohol!

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  • Written Mar 23, 2008
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