Bohol, The Province of The Chocolate Hills
The province is a popular tourist destination for travelers who enjoy the sun and the beach. It is also the home of the famous Chocolate Hills.
Bohol is an island province in the Philippines. The province is a popular tourist destination for travelers who enjoy the sun and the beach. Located southwest of Bohol’s capital city – Tagbilaran City, is Panglao Island which is famous for its diving locations and listed as one of the top ten diving sites in the world. Panglao Island has white sandy beaches. Its sand is of high quality that’s why it is exported to other beaches in the world.
Another popular destination in Bohol is the “The Chocolate Hills”. These hills are considered one of Philippines’ natural wonders and is often denoted to as the “Jewel of the Philippines”. These are clusters of hills, approximately 1,700, made up of limestone-surplus which is said to have originated from coral reefs during the ice age when the island was submerged in water. During rainy seasons, these hills are covered with grass but it dries up during summers and turn chocolate brown, hence their name.
Bohol is also the home of the Philippine Tarsier, considered as the smallest primate in the world. Unfortunately, Tarsiers are already considered endangered species.
How to get there. Directions to Bohol.
If you plan to visit Bohol, you should take a flight to Tagbilaran from Manila. You can also take a flight to Cebu. From Cebu, you can take a ferry boat to Tagbilaran.
There are choices of hotels and resorts in Bohol. You have an option to choose a hotel in Tagbilaran City or if you want to be near the beaches, better take a hotel in Panglao Island. All hotels and resorts in Bohol offers free round-trip airport-hotel transfers