“At the end of Alona beach in Bohol , Philippines, past all the shops and resorts, there stands a small jagged cliff with this great view of the calm waters and lazy seaside that is characteristic of most beaches in the country’s 7,100 island. After spending 3 weeks traveling solo in the central region of my own country, I was happy to relax in Bohol for the last week before returning home. Known mostly for her picturesque Chocolate Hills, you can also go snorkeling, diving, and go for a boat ride to see dolphins if there are any in the area at the time of your visit.
Bohol has many accommodation and food options no matter what type of traveler you are be it budget, luxury, couple, solo, or somewhere in between. There are comfortable hostels for as low $ 6USD and quality hotels for $100-$200 USD to cater to everyone’s needs. I highly recommend getting a kayak or Stand-up Paddle Board to go along the river and renting a motorcycle to explore the island on your own time to see the hills and other parts of the island. It is a gem into itself with many secret spots across the whole island that are mostly left to the locals.”
Postcard from: Ramon Pastelero