Tourist Attractions in Bohol

Bohol is one of the most frequented tourist destinations in the Philippines. Below are the places you shouldn’t miss when you are in Bohol.
Chocolate Hills
The Chocolate Hills is certainly the most famous attraction in Bohol. It is located in Carmen, Bohol. It is composed of 1,268 cone-shaped hills. A complex is built on top of these hills to serves as a viewing deck for tourists. It also has restaurants and conference rooms. The biggest hill has been developed into a resort.
Blood Compact Site
This is where the historical blood compact between Datu Sikatuna and Don Miguel Lopez de Legazpi happened on March 16, 1565. It was considered as the first “Treaty of Friendship” made between Europe and Asia. The monument made in memory of this event stands in Bool, Tagbilaran City.
Baclayon Church
Bohol has a lot of churches built way back during the colonization of the Spaniards. The oldest and most famous of these churches is the Baclayon Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Concepcion that stands in Baclayon, Bohol.
Panglao Island
This Island in Bohol is visited by tourist because of its beach – the crystal clear water and white sands. The most famous resort found in the island is the Alona Beach which is an 800 meter stretch of paradise beach facing the Mindanao Sea.
Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary
The most famous creature in Bohol is the tarsier. It is considered as the smallest primate in the whole world. It is a nocturnal primate that measures from four to five inches, that has a tail longer than its body. It can also rotate its head up to 180 degrees. If you want to visit and see this tiny creature, its sanctuary is located in Corella, Bohol.
President Carlos P. Garcia Memorial Park
Located at Tagbilaran City, Bohol this memorial park was erected as a loving memory of Bohol’s pride - the 4th President of the Republic of the Philippines, Carlos Polestico Garcia. The monument of the late president was constructed by National Artist Napoleon Abueva.
Loboc River
Tourists get to enjoy eating their food and be serenaded in a floating restaurant that cruises around the river. They will also witness the amazing view of nature around the river. Also, wild and tamed tarsiers are also found there.
Badiang Spring
This spring is located in Valencia, Bohol. Twin pipes near the sea fills two swimming pools of underground fresh spring water. This unique bathing experience makes it oftenly visited by tourists and even locals.
Pamiclan Island
The sea around this island is often visited by dolphins and whales. When you visit the place you’ll be able to witness the best dolphin and whale watching experience. The guides there are former dolphin hunters but they changed and became stewards of the sea which job includes protecting those creatures.
The Franciso Dagohoy Cave
Bohol is also dubbed as the “Cave Country” because of its numerous caves scattered all throughout the province and some are even untouched and unexplored. Famous among these caves is the Francisco Dagohoy Cave found in Danao, Bohol. He is a native Boholano that led the longest revolt in the Philippines against the Spaniards that lasted for 84 years. This cave served as his headquarters.

Bohol is one of the most frequented tourist destinations in the Philippines. Below are the places you shouldn’t miss when you are in Bohol.

Chocolate Hills

The Chocolate Hills is certainly the most famous attraction in Bohol. It is located in Carmen, Bohol. It is composed of 1,268 cone-shaped hills. A complex is built on top of these hills to serves as a viewing deck for tourists. It also has restaurants and conference rooms. The biggest hill has been developed into a resort.

Blood Compact Site

This is where the historical blood compact between Datu Sikatuna and Don Miguel Lopez de Legazpi happened on March 16, 1565. It was considered as the first “Treaty of Friendship” made between Europe and Asia. The monument made in memory of this event stands in Bool, Tagbilaran City.

Baclayon Church

Bohol has a lot of churches built way back during the colonization of the Spaniards. The oldest and most famous of these churches is the Baclayon Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Concepcion that stands in Baclayon, Bohol.

Panglao Island

This Island in Bohol is visited by tourist because of its beach – the crystal clear water and white sands. The most famous resort found in the island is the Alona Beach which is an 800 meter stretch of paradise beach facing the Mindanao Sea.

Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary

The most famous creature in Bohol is the tarsier. It is considered as the smallest primate in the whole world. It is a nocturnal primate that measures from four to five inches, that has a tail longer than its body. It can also rotate its head up to 180 degrees. If you want to visit and see this tiny creature, its sanctuary is located in Corella, Bohol.

President Carlos P. Garcia Memorial Park

Located at Tagbilaran City, Bohol this memorial park was erected as a loving memory of Bohol’s pride - the 4th President of the Republic of the Philippines, Carlos Polestico Garcia. The monument of the late president was constructed by National Artist Napoleon Abueva.

Loboc River

Tourists get to enjoy eating their food and be serenaded in a floating restaurant that cruises around the river. They will also witness the amazing view of nature around the river. Also, wild and tamed tarsiers are also found there.

Badiang Spring

This spring is located in Valencia, Bohol. Twin pipes near the sea fills two swimming pools of underground fresh spring water. This unique bathing experience makes it oftenly visited by tourists and even locals.

Pamiclan Island

The sea around this island is often visited by dolphins and whales. When you visit the place you’ll be able to witness the best dolphin and whale watching experience. The guides there are former dolphin hunters but they changed and became stewards of the sea which job includes protecting those creatures.

The Franciso Dagohoy Cave

Bohol is also dubbed as the “Cave Country” because of its numerous caves scattered all throughout the province and some are even untouched and unexplored. Famous among these caves is the Francisco Dagohoy Cave found in Danao, Bohol. He is a native Boholano that led the longest revolt in the Philippines against the Spaniards that lasted for 84 years. This cave served as his headquarters.