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US$ 38.00*
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Bohol Panglao Island Tour
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Snorkeling and Dolphin Watching in Balicasag Island
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Bohol Panglao Island Tour with Mag-aso Falls

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Nice beach but crowded

Alona beach is cool but I'm glad I didn't stay there. It's a typical tourist beach with shops, bars, restos, and lots of people. I stayed at the Bee Farm a little ways away and... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Koh Tao, Thailand
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Koh Tao, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Alona beach is cool but I'm glad I didn't stay there. It's a typical tourist beach with shops, bars, restos, and lots of people. I stayed at the Bee Farm a little ways away and was glad to be away from the tourist scene. Still, the beach itself is nice and a good place to go for a drink over... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I agree there are many vendors at this beach but if you walk past they do not chase you. A tip is to say hindi po they think you are from Philippines and stop.In the day its a nice white sand beach to walk along many interesting shells and corals if you like that kind of thing.In the evening all... More 

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Kissimmee, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Alona Beach was not the highlight of my visit to Panglao. Very disappointing. The goverment or business association responsible for tourism should do a better job in keeping this beach cleaner. Too much algae and seawee.

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Thank fabulousnet1
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I have been travelling for 17 days along different places of the Philippines and definitely this is the most touristic place of all of them. The beach is not that nice, there are better beaches in the Philippines. If you go to Alona, I would recommend you to stay for one night if you are planning to go to Balicasag... More 

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Brooklin, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of vendors ready to sell you just about anything. Stayed inside hotel grounds. View of beach with 100 or more boats right offshore wasn't the kind of setting I was looking for. Stayed at Henann Bohol and inside the resort.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the part of the beach where there were a lot of restos and bars. Great white sand beach..You can spend your entire late afternoon walking across the beach then have a candlelight dinner in the evening (also by the beach), a lot of restos to choose from, it can get a bit crowded and noisy at night. The... More 

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California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Alona Beach is not worth visiting unless you're wanting a busy strip of restaurants, bars and dive shops. The water is full of sea grass and urchins making swimming undesirable. The water is full of parked boats and traffic taking away making it a very busy place. It's nice to have dinner on the sand but be prepared to be... More 

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Bohol Island, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a nice place to dine and have a lovely night. its an interesting place to go, very nice people and an entertainment awaits you.

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have white sand, the problem is, they are not maintaining to clean the area. It's just infront of the Hennan which is really cleaned and maintained. I seldom see tourist swimming on the beach. Mostly tourist came here for diving or going daytrip to Balicasag or neighboring island!

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Hilo, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is beautiful. White sand beautiful scenic views and very clean. It is quite long and has dedicated places to swim among the many dive boats.

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