Panglao Island could truly duplicate the popularity of Aklan's Boracay Island.
In the article, Travel+Leisure mentioned that Panglao is home to the classy Ananyana Beach Resort & Spa, which occupies a prime spot on sand that stretches a mile long. At the resort, travelers will be pleased to find a unique lounge outfitted with rattan and abaca furniture, luxe thatched-roof huts that have large bamboo-framed beds and an alfresco restaurant that offers Filipino-Mediterranean dishes.
The magazine also noted that Panglao is a nice place for leisure activities like diving by the drop-off points of Balicasag Island, dolphin watching via a resort boat and having a sunset dinner at Puntod Island.
The beaches in Panglao Island can be considered 'Perfect Getaways' this summer.
Other than Panglao, the article also mentioned Puako, Big Island in Hawaii, Salema in Portugal, Koh Lanta in Thailand, Alagoas in Brazil, Pyla-sur-Mer in France, Cirali Beach in Turkey and Bethany Beach in Delaware to name a few.
About Panglao Island
Panglao Island is located in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines. It has an area of over eighty square kilometers and is rich with many natural spots that include beaches, caves, nature trails and more. The island itself is a popular attraction for both local and foreign tourists, and contributed nicely to Bohol’s growing tourism industry. Other than Ananyana Beach Resort & Spa, Panglao has other nice places tourists can enjoy such as Panglao Island Nature Resort & Spa and Alona Kew Resort.
Travelers can take flights that land at Tagbilaran Airport, Tagbilaran City, Bohol. Most flights coming from Manila average just an hour and from Tagbilaran Airport the travel by land going to Panglao takes less than 30 minutes.