Amarela Resort

Top choice resort in Panglao Island

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9.1 out of 10

This elegant and classy beach getaway is run on environmentally sound principles. It's so boutique it has its own art gallery and library. Rooms with polished floorboards get plenty of sun, and most have balconies. Hammocks and deckchairs await at its lovely private beach, or relax in the superb pool surrounded by lush gardens. It's 5.5km east of Alona Beach.

Environmentally kind initiatives include water recycling and composting, and the restaurant offers a lot of organic dishes.

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Set in the southwest of Panglao Island, 8.4 km from Hinagdangan Cave and 43.9 km from Bilar Man-Made Forest, Amarela Resort is a tropical retreat that highlights a private beach area, a restaurant on site, and an outdoor swimming pool. Featuring rustic designs, the rooms at Amarela Resort are equipped with a flat-screen cable TV, a DVD player, and personal safe. Each room also comes with an desk, an electric kettle, and a minibar. The en suite bathrooms include a shower facility and a toilet, as well as free toiletries. Select rooms are fitted with a bathtub and a balcony. A daily buffet breakfast may be enjoyed at the property while the restaurant offers local delicacies with fresh ingredients coming from Amarela Resort's own herb garden. Room service may be arranged for guests who wish to dine with views from their own rooms. Rooms have a flat-screen cable TV with DVD player. An electric kettle, minibar and safe are standard in the rooms. Private bathroom includes a shower, toilet and free toiletries. The private beach area of the resort provides utmost relaxation while the outdoor swimming pool offers soothing views of the mountain. Fishing, diving, and snorkeling are some of the on-site water activities available. Guests are also invited to relax at the library or marvel on the art gallery which showcases wood crafts, paintings, and sculptures made by local artists. Guests can buy souvenirs at the gift shop made by local artists and community cooperatives. A cozy meeting room is also available as well as car rental and airport shuttle services, at an additional charge. Loboc River Cruise is 34 km and Tarsier Conservation Area is 46.7 km while Chocolate Hills is 75.9 km from Amarela Resort while the nearest airport is Tagbilaran Airport, 16 km away.

Important information

Please note that prepayment before arrival is required. The property will contact you with instructions after booking. Reservation may be cancelled if the prepayment has not been made. For more information, please contact the hotel directly.

Features of Amarela Resort


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Internet services
  • Currency exchange
  • Table tennis
  • Gift shop
  • Darts
  • Library
  • Hiking
  • Tour desk
  • Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Wifi
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private beach area
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Beachfront
  • On-site parking
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Books, dvds, music for children

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • Room service
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business centre
  • Laundry
  • Vip room facilities
  • Car hire
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge service
  • Airport shuttle (free)


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Air conditioning


  • Massage
  • Outdoor pool


  • Free WiFi available


  • Private parking