Panglao is an island in the Bohol Sea, located in the Central Visayas region of the Visayas island group, in the south-central Philippines.
Located near the island of Bohol opposite the city of Tagbilaran, Panglao Island was known to Chinese, Malay, Thai, and Indonesian trade ships. It is connected to Bohol by two bridges. There is also an international airport here.
Panglao is a popular tourist destination in the Philippines and includes several small islands, such as Gak-ang, Pontod, and Balicasag, and is close to Pamalican Island.The island has many resorts and beaches.
Access : Coordinates: 9.6, 123.82 / Panglao is a Philippine island in the southwest of Bohol Province.The island is connected to the main island of Bohol by two bridges: the Suarez Bridge and the Gobernador Borja Bridge. / Bohol-Panglao International Airport (TAG) is the main international airport in the province of Bohol.
/ There is a regular air-conditioned bus service from the airport to Tagbilaran City (Island City Mall and v/v PHP 50 each way) and a circular route to Alona Beach. Short trips are usually made by tricycle-taxi, with negotiable rates.
- Alona Beach is the most famous beach on the island, but Danao Beach, Dumaluan Beach and other beaches are also growing in popularity. In the tourism industry, Panglao is sometimes offered as an alternative to the much better known Boracay. The beaches of Panglao are also used, among other things, as a starting point for boat tours, for example to Virgin Island or Balicasag, and are also very popular among divers.
- Top sights in Panglao Island : On the north coast of Panglao you will find the Hinagdanan Cave with its underground lake. / Panglao Island is one of the main tourist destinations in the Philippines. Alona Beach is the most popular tourist spot on the island, known for its white sand and clear waters. There are also many attractions for tourists, such as diving, dolphin watching, snorkeling, kite surfing, and fishing.
- Alona Beach is a small tropical popular public beach located at the south-west tip of Panglao Island.
Go next : Bohol island in the Central Visayas region / The small islands Gak-ang, Pontod and Balikasag Island.