Amorita Resort Panglao, Bohol: A World-class Travel Destination

Alona Beach View From Amorita

The sun was rising. The wind was whispering. And I, sitting, savoring the moment and intensely adoring the beauty of nature. It was a lovely morning, my 2nd day stay at Amorita Resort in the beautiful Island of Panglao, Bohol, touted as Asia’s “Next Bali”.  Absolute tranquility!

Alona Beach View From Amorita

A breathtaking 180-degree-view of crystal-clear waters and powdery white sands of Alona Beach.
Indeed, a sight to behold!
This you can only eye-witness if you are staying at Amorita’s View Deck.

3-DAY BOHOL TOUR INVITATION

March 1, I received a phone invitation from Jules of GeiserMaclang re “3-Day Bohol Tour.”  A complete bliss I felt but could not give my decision right away since the tour fell on weekdays – meaning, working days. And so I asked for an extension for me to give my “NO” or “YES”.  The next day, an email invitation + itinerary was forwarded on my email. I read it and, OH MY!!! It blew my mind – a tour to see Bohol in a different light and to experience beyond Bohol’s usual attractions. I hurriedly sent a private message to my superior requesting a 3-day vacation leave. I was very lucky that my request was granted in less than 5-minute Skype-conversation. Hooray!!!  OFF TO BOHOL.

MARCH 6, HELLO BOHOL. HELLO AMORITA RESORT

We (bloggers & journalists) arrived at Tagbilaran Port, where Amorita’s Van Service awaited, around 11:30am after almost 2 hours of sea travel via OceanJet from Cebu Pier 1. From the port to the resort, the travel time was approximately 30 minutes.

At Amorita’s reception area, we were warmly greeted by the resort’s staffs. We checked-in then proceeded to Saffron Restaurant for lunch. The Resort Manager, Mr. James San Deigo, joined us as he gave background on what would happen on the whole tour and sharing a little history of the resort. A sumptuous lunch, we had. From the appetizer to the main course and to the dessert, thumbs up! (Boholano cuisines e.g. Chicken Binakol, Balbacua were served at our dining.)

Dessert: Turon de Bohol
Amorita's Saffron Restaurant

By mid-afternoon, while staying in a deluxe room, we were pampered by the resort’s massage therapists’. It was an hour of sleep-inducing and over-relaxing whole body massage – a perfect breather after a long trip. After that, we had our own time wandering around Amorita and use its amenities – infinity pool, leisure area, etc.

AMORITA RESORT… nestled atop a seaside cliff overlooking the famed Alona Beach.

Looking at the photo above, it indeed is a secluded place. If you are after for a place to unwind, to leave worries behind, to think of nothing, I am sure you will love this place. “Divine Abode”, you will get.

Saffron Restaurant and Infinity Pool from View Deck
Amorita's Day Beds fronting the Bohol Sea
Amorita's Infinity Pool

So what makes Amorita Resort a world-class travel destination? Amorita will let the guests and travelers see the other side of Bohol and experience beyond the usual attractions. Ever been to Chocolate Hills, tarsiers and Bilar’s Mahogany man-made forest? Don’t worry, Bohol has myriads to offer and through Amorita, surely, you will discover a lot of things and will learn to appreciate and love Bohol more.

Water Activities, Culinary Expeditions, Cultural Experiences, Adrenaline Rush Adventure… all these, I experienced during the whole tour.

BOHOL BY NIGHT TOUR

This is an ultimate gastronomic food tour that Amorita can offer to its Guests.   We were able to experience authentic European cuisines offered by Panglao Island’s best restaurants.

SNORKLING/DIVING AT BALICASAG ISLAND

The island is a 30-minute boat drive away from the resort. Snorkeling to this island is a must try to all underwater world enthusiasts. Great sights await.

BEYOND BOHOL TOUR

You will experience authentic Boholano life, art, culture, and history.  Cloribel House, Irma Bunachita’s Workshop and Dauis Church

CATIGBIAN ADVENTURE

This is Bohol’s newest adventure site. It is an hour of heart-pumping and knee-trembling activities. Canopy Walk, Monkey Bridge, Zip-line, and Trek to Dagook Falls.


GINGER (LUY-A) DEGUSTATION

This is a five-course gastronomic fare that tastefully combines ginger-based French, Pan-Asian and Filipino classics.

A distinct 3-day BOHOL experience I had.

My heartfelt gratitude to Amorita Resort.

This is not the end, watch me as I will uncover my experiences in details on my future post.

COMING VERY SOON!

 

Amorita’s official website: www.amoritaresort.com

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7 thoughts on “Amorita Resort Panglao, Bohol: A World-class Travel Destination

  1. Hi Travel blog Mark! Come visit my tech blog too..hehe seriously, i just came here and found your amazing blog..:) Have a good day

  2. nice blog mark! specially this one..love my own jud ko!hahaha but haven’t been in Amorita Resort..hanggang Alona ra jud me..I brought Gino and friends here last June..great experience specially with dolphin watching and island hopping..

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