Top things to do

Top Choice Cafe in Panglao Island


One of the best places in Alona for breakfast, with fresh croissants, Filipino (P150) and French sets (from P130) plus lots of à la carte options. Also great for sandwiches on homemade bread with smoked hams and imp…
Top Choice Italian in Panglao Island


One of the Visayas' best Italians, with choice antipasti, divine pizza (from P300), mouthwatering pasta and a daily specials board. It's cool and classy and has an extensive wine cellar (house wine P120). Round off …
International in Panglao Island

Bohol Bee Farm

A great spot for a healthy lunch or light meal, this organic farm makes for a lovely excursion, 7km from Alona. Try the farm-fresh salads and soups, stir-fried organic veggies or the seafood. You can also take a tou…
International in Panglao Island

Sunshine Village

This large resort has an unexpectedly good restaurant, with tables overlooking the pool. The German owner is a chef, and it's perfect for hearty Western dishes including farmer's breakfast, pumpkin soup and fish 'n'…
Cafe in Panglao Island

Cafe Lawis

In a rectory, on the southern side of Borja bridge next to Our Lady of the Assumption church, this healthy waterside cafe serves up tasty meals (panini, pasta, adobo), snacks, espresso coffee and ice cream.
Beach in Panglao Island

Danao Beach

Far more mellow than its noisy neighbour Alona, Danao Beach consists of patches of fine white sand backed by coconut palms – it's an idyllic tropical setting.
Bar in Panglao Island

Reggae Bar Aliahailey

Shack on the beach with a friendly bar crew. DJs spin dread Jamaican tunes from morning til…morning.
Cafe in Panglao Island

Buzz Cafe

The Alona Beach Branch of Bohol Bee Farm has a healthy lineup of (largely) organic dishes with many options for vegetarians as well as meat-lovers. The cassava tacos (from P220) are worth trying.
Beach in Panglao Island

Alona Beach

This broad sandy beach, with its dreamy south-facing horizon, has boomed in popularity in recent years and is now lined with resort hotels, bars and souvenir stalls. It's busy day and night.
German in Panglao Island

CU Biergarten

Serves all kinds of schnitzel and sausage (including currywurst), plus its famous fried meatloaf topped with a fried egg. Wash it all down with a German beer (happy hour is 5pm to 7pm).