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1 Ester A. Lim Drive Barangay Tawala, Alona Beach, Panglao 6340 Philippines
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Secluded atop a beautiful limestone cliff on the southern edge of Bohol's Panglao Island, Amorita is a tranquil seaside retreat that marries world-class service with signature Filipino hospitality. Managed by boutique hotel group One-Of Collection, the 97-room luxury resort overlooks the azure-colored Bohol Sea and elegantly punctuates the vibrant tropical landscape along Alona Beach. A TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice and Certificate of Excellence recipient, Amorita is only a 40-minute drive from Bohol's Tagbilaran Airport, and Bohol is only an 80-minute flight from Metro Manila. Amorita ("little darling") features 97 luxury suites (including 14 villas), organic modern architecture, an outdoor infinity pool, an in-house dive center, stunning cliff-side views of the Bohol Sea, and innovative dining options at the all-new Toma! Wine Bar and the acclaimed Saffron Restaurant, the only restaurant in Bohol offering authentic Boholano heritage dishes.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Yoga classes
Bar / lounge
Kids stay free
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Plunge pool
Fitness classes
Personal trainer
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Bicycles available
Water sport equipment rentals
Entertainment staff
Table tennis
Board games / puzzles
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Private beach
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Additional bathroom
Dining area
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Seating area
Separate living room
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Filipino


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Grade: 73 out of 100
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1 Ester A. Lim Drive Barangay Tawala, Alona Beach, Panglao 6340 Philippines
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Ria G wrote a review Jun 26
Tagbilaran City, Philippines2 contributions
We stayed at Amorita last Feb 2022 for another BEats event and every single time, there’s always something new. I really appreciate how they customize our experience whenever we’re there. Their staff is always smiling, friendly and helpful. Best of all, they have the best food in the island regardless if there’s #BEats or not.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
Room Tip: If you don’t like stairs, Amorita doesn’t have a lift / elevators in going to rooms on the 2nd...
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Faith R wrote a review Jun 20
3 contributions
Hotel has an amazing contemporary design. Rooms are spacious. Golf cart or any ride for Senior Citizens would be helpful especially when it's raining. Staff were very accommodating. Hanzel at the restaurant was very good in attending to customers. The restaurant was busy when we arrived but he took time to find a way for us to be seated.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
Ray G wrote a review Jun 20
Las Vegas, Nevada3 contributions
They claim a refund policy that they do not actually honor. I had to cancel due to covid. Now 7 weeks since the cancellation notice, no sign of the $700 deposit and the credit card company contradicts the resort's claim that the refund "has been processed." No such refund has been initiated.
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Date of stay: May 2022
Ronald Paguia wrote a review Jun 19
Luzon, Philippines90 contributions29 helpful votes
We went on a family holiday in Panglao last May 2022. We stayed at Amorita Resort and booked 5 rooms for 15pax; a two-bedroom garden view villa, 2 sea-view pool villas and 2 junior suite rooms for the duration of our 5day and 4nights stay. What i can say is that the place was really beautiful with well-appointed rooms. The whole resort is not too big nor too small. Its just the right size that you can consider as a boutique resort. And you can feel exclusivity once you set-foot on the resort. But unfortunately, the good things end there. Pros: - very near airport, about 10mins travel time - nicely appointed villas and rooms with very nice furniture - nice toiletries i.e shampoo, lotion, etc - resort is small, you can easily go around to gym, restaurant, cliff. Very walkable - very accessible and location is close to other restaurants and convenience stores (a plus if you get tired of food offered by the resort) - close to Alona beach (approx 10-15min walk) - feel of exclusivity due to high rate of the resort. Not too many guests. - some villas have own pool so you can opt not to use the resort’s swimming pool. - friday afternoon offers Happy Hour where cocktails are free for an hour - situated on a cliff thus some rooms and the swimming pool have nice view of bohol sea Cons: - very expensive - the food at the restaurant was a big let-down. Only one restaurant was open during our stay, Saffron and the food was a mix of hits and misses. For me personally, it’s more of a miss. If you messed around a beloved comfort food such as pork sinigang, surely you can bet the restaurant is not good. I think there’s one ingredient that they add to their food that makes it taste weird but it’s not saffron! Pizza is bad, pasta is bad. Fortunately, the resort is close to outside restaurants so we had options. For the whole duration of our stay, aside from the complimentary breakfast, we just had 2 dinners at Saffron, the rest we ordered food from outside. - hard to call a staff. I don’t know if Amorita is under-manned but if you call and ask for something, it takes too much time and sometimes it doesn’t come at all. There was a crab at our pool and i called to have it removed and it took a while before a staff could come. One time, i asked for some toiletries and it didn’t come at all. - breakfast can be chaos. Saffron is where you take the complimentary breakfast. Goodluck in asking your waiter for a cappuccino or an egg omelette. I think Amorita is under-manned. We stayed from May 27-31. If you order a coffee, wait for it even if they say they will bring it to your table because they will not! Suggest you eat early so there are only few guests having breakfast. We usually eat around 9am for brunch and most of the guests eat at that time too. - toiletries comes on pump bottles that are fixed on the shower walls. Housekeeping does not check the bottles if it needs refilling. After 3 days, i ran out of shower gel and i had to call for a refill in the middle of my shower. - too many mosquitoes. Please pack on your insect repellant. I told the staff about it and was informed that they spray once a week but it’s not enough. There are so many mosquitoes. They have a stagnant water on their featured waterfalls wall that does not operate and it doesn’t help with the mosquito problem. A staff promised to send ‘katol’ but as usual, only promises. It took me 3 follow-ups and 2 days before it was sent to our room. - no beach front. You need to walk about 15mins to go to Alona beach, a public beach. A very big disappointment. - staff needs more training. They were very friendly but needs more refinement especially for an upscale resort. Sometimes they can be too loud and lacks finesse in talking with guests. All in all, i think you’ll not get the most value of your money at Amorita. The place was nice but not the experience.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
Tara P wrote a review Jun 13
23 contributions2 helpful votes
What a great resort, wide and open. Lots of green. Beautiful views from the restaurant. Near to the beach. Good food for nice prices. The rooms were big and clean. Lovely personal. The massages were good. Just great place for your holiday in the Philippines!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
Room Tip: Enjoy the happy hour cocktails
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Rosamie Sereno wrote a review Jun 13
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It was our first time dining at Amorita resort. I have to say, we had a great experience. The cozy restaurant left us with the best impressions. Delicious dishes, the ambiance was welcoming and charming and the staff was really friendly and hospitable. Special thanks to Sir Nilo for the warm accommodation and great service. Kudos sir! You made our dining a memorable one. We highly recommend this place and looking forward to coming back again and again and again.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled
MyrtleM wrote a review Jun 12
12 contributions
Amorita Hotel is definitely a hotel of choice when you want to spend a very important and memorable celebration that you expect to provide you with a spectacular, luxurious, and perfect experience. Amorita helped us capture a beautiful birthday celebration and this gorgeous place continue to amaze us! Thank you to the welcoming staff on duty, to the most accomodating manager, and the rest of the team! Ohhh, the foods here are rich, flavorful, and perfectly delicious! ALL are lustrous and will keep you drooling! Definitely, a five-star luxury in terms of service, foods, facilities, and its unique feature! Thank you for the seal of excellence! See you again soon! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐👏
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled
travelrebels wrote a review Jun 1
Zurich, Switzerland92 contributions1 helpful vote
Our second time booking here since the first one was unforgettable in a good way. Sad to say this second time will be our last time after all we have experienced. Pros: We loved Amorita we shared and recommend to our friends how exclusive and relaxing this place is and always will be . Our bad experinces: Chek in - We waited 2h after check in time to get to our room since it was not yet ready. Before, they give you a Tour around the whole resort to know the facilities and where tos. Unfortunately that did not happen this time. After the welcome drink we were informed about bfast time Buffet and asked to give our personal infos and our departure infos. Hold on we just arrive and you want to know already when we are leaving? Instead of asking our departure you could have check that we get information as to what amenities we can enjoy during our stay since we never had any of this infos in our room . Rooms - in our 5 days of stay I never NOT heard the loud noises of people running and going around the second floor. it was like hearing some construction worker when people go up and down the stairs. We were not warned by this ,needless to say you can keep a sign on the stair way to walk normally up and down . Might as well have your Stair maintained or checked. Room Cleaning bombarded the Toilet with Chlorine for cleaning and there was no air vent in this small room it was a horror doing your thing inside. The smell actually got worst on our last day of stay. Water on the Floor , from AC or leaking ? No idea how water went into the floor overnight when the room was closed and we were sleeping. Last but not the least Breakfast buffet - in our 5 days of stay we only have 1 decent and relaxing breakfast in Amorita, only when we woked up ealier to have it at 7am.Otherwise forget a quiet relaxing breakfast! If you are lucky to find a clean table ready otherwise you have to wait untill someone notice you and initiate to clean and prepare your table. Worst case you eat without utensils since the table is not ready and you have already gone get your food before everything. The Horror is also you eat without Water or Coffee since nobody cares to bring or ask you for coffee. Bottom line , please Management delegate your workers what to do or have the initiative to check on your guest needs. Amorita has lost its Amor to us and we hope Management will bring it back again.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
Gene LMCV wrote a review May 2022
Quezon City, Philippines2 contributions4 helpful votes
The resort gave off a very relaxing vibe. The exprience was remarkable especially because of the view and all the amenities included when you check in. Liked the free use of the paddle board and kayak. Food in Saffron is affordable and good. Their Spa is a must try.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
Chloe M wrote a review May 2022
9 contributions2 helpful votes
Great hotel! Stayed 2 nights- the rooms were comfortable and clean. Very easy to schedule activities and the spa is excellent. Pool is nice with a good view of the ocean. Food is good. Highly suggest booking the dolphin tour- it was amazing!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
$146 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Amorita Resort
What are some of the property amenities at Amorita Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Amorita Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Amorita Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Amorita Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Amorita Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Saffron, The Buzzz Cafe, and The Buzzz Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Amorita Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, fitness classes, and yoga classes during their stay.
Does Amorita Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, Amorita Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Amorita Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Amorita Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Amorita Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Filipino.
Are there any historical sites close to Amorita Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Balay Kabilin (8.6 miles).