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“A fun place”
Review of Alona Beach

Alona Beach
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Bohol Panglao Island Tour
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$50.00*
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Panglao Island Tour with Mag-Aso Falls
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Half-Day Panglao Island Tour
Reviewed October 6, 2012

We had stayed at the Bellevue but had diinner here one night to jexperience the fun. It is a fun place but the food is so-so. It is all the same all along the beach - fresh seafood you choose and they cook it - usually grilled. It did not look very appetizing and I wonder what they do about the seafood they do not sell that day. Makes you wonder how fresh the seafood really is.

Thank parisrome2008
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Reviewed October 2, 2012

We were waaay excited when we booked a trip to Panglao and Bohol. Not only we were eager to see the tarsiers, chocolate hills but we heard Alona beach (which is famous way back) is a perfect beach getaway. No question about the white sandy beach and the clear waters. Its just that it's not really a long stretch of white beach where you can walk until your feet passes out. Not much of food and restaurant selection as well. There are bars but I only noticed about 2-3? The beach walk or the perimeter from the beach to the hotels/guesthouses or restaurants are not defined. There is one restaurant I noticed that the chairs are stretched to the beach itself, not that of a space.

Thank mppagus
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Reviewed September 30, 2012

The view from afar was pretty but walking along the shoreline, we found the sand littered with bottles, rotting food, and assorted packaging. There was a strong smell of ammonia past one establishment. Although it was cleaner and quieter along the side going toward Amorita, we couldn't help but worry about the future of this beach. Here's hoping it doesn't suffer the same maintenance and sustainability issues as Boracay.

Thank Storyseamstress
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Reviewed September 28, 2012

From our hotel in Tagbilaran , it cost 1000 Peso [ Euro 20 ] for taxi to there . But you want to see it .. When arriving at the Bamboo [ gate ] you walk a few minutes , then the beach .
Starting at the begin , they ask 400 peso [ 8 euro ] for chair for 2 hours . So you walk further ,
250 P for 1 hour . So a few hundred meters further you get 250 P for whole day . Oke , thats normal . So you lay down .
On the sea are about 70 - 80 boats , nothing moves , sometimes 1 or 2 .
Pay 100 P for your beer , and at 16.00 H it is happy hour , 2 drinks for 1 price till 19.00 H
The food is allso Expensive .
So i have seen it now . But i saw better beaches .

2  Thank flaboes
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Reviewed September 20, 2012

The beach would have been nice if there hadn't been all those boats parked either right on the beach or just off it, making it crowded and dangerous for swimmers.

1  Thank JAASM
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