The Philippines has plenty to offer regardless of the type of tourist you might be: city-lovers would flock to the bustling capital city of Manila, while beach bums would simply love relaxing on the pristine beaches of Boracay. As for nature-lovers, the island of Bohol offers plenty for the regular Green Panther or even exercise mogul. If you’re planning a trip there or are intrigued by the thought of a visit to this serene island, don’t forget to pay a visit to the Chocolate Hills, aptly named after their brown hues. These natural limestone formations all exhibit a unique dome shape, which has been astounding visitors for centuries! Even if you’re not the kind to scale peaks, the island’s fine white sand beaches and clear blue waters are the perfect environment to relax and unwind in.
The island isn’t all greenery and forests either; the South hosts the capital city of Tagbilaran, where you’ll find shopping centres, restaurants and bars. Sounds perfect after days of exploring the island! With so much to see and do on Bohol, it’s no wonder that it’s quickly becoming one of Asia’s top tourist destinations. If your fingers are itching to book a flight to the island, check out these 8 best Airbnbs in Bohol, The Philippines while you’re at it!
This little apartment, overlooking the unassuming city of Tagbilaran, offers the perfect space to relax and unwind after a day of exploring all the island has to offer. This Bohol accommodation also has a large balcony that hangs right over the water, and where you can enjoy scrumptious breakfast or stunning sunsets. You’ll find a number of beautiful white beaches, the port and airport nearby. If you’d like to venture further, Alona beach is 20 km (12.4 mi) away and you can get there in roughly 25 minutes away by car. The apartment for two is found in a local residential area instead of the regular tourist beach strip, so you can enjoy some peace and quiet and really soak up the island’s culture. Don’t be afraid to contact the friendly hosts if you have any further queries.
La Vela little apartmenthouse by the seaPanglao, Central Visayas, Philippines
Top guest reviewsthe air-conditioning wasn't too cool but there was a fan availablethe sunrise is beautiful though and the wifi works wellthe flat is open and comfortable with a great balcony with amazing sunrise viewsexcellent wifi connection was perfect for remote workingwonderfully large apartment space overlooking the seathe place is spotless so clean and refreshingit is a very clean and spaciousit was really clean and beautifulthe place is very clean and spaciousplace is clean and has awesome amazing pool
Host:the host is kindmario and his wife are great hoststhe house owner help me call tutu and give me many travel recommendationsthe hosts are friendly and have offered us great recommendationsvery helpful hosts who gave good tipsRead more reviewsnice stay :) close to centresuperb location and a great poolamazing location and great peoplegreat location easy access to everything and super accommodating hoststruly beautiful apartment in a very accessible location when arriving in panglao
For those you simply need a private space to rest, check out this private room in a stunning villa. The modern and minimalist space is set on a cliff that overlooks a lovely small beach and the crystal blue waters. Guests enjoy their own private bathroom and hot shower in the air-conditioned rooms. Another great perk is the complimentary breakfast, which guests can eat up in front of the stunning beach view. Do note that the kitchen is not available for guest use, which shouldn’t be a problem since there are many recommended and affordable restaurants nearby. The hosts recommend renting a motorbike or car for your stay as it’s the best way to get around the island. It also offers more flexibility and freedom for your travels, since you aren’t confined by transportation restrictions. In this case, speak to the hosts and see how they can help organise your vehicle booking or hire you a private driver.
Luxury by the Sea- Sunset View Room. Inc BreakfastDauis, Central Visayas, Philippines
Top guest reviewswifi is not bad at allthe rooms are cozy with a fan and ac if neededthe room is quite has an ac and a circling fanbrilliant view from the living roomwe enjoyed having our breakfast with the viewbeautiful modern house clean quiet and remotethe swimming pool is great and cleaned dailythe room is clean and neat while the whole house is quiet peaceful and well-equippedthe place is very clean quiet and away from alona beachthe room was clean and nicely decorated they also provided us with bath and beach towels
Host:david and fiona a great hostsdavid and fiona were outstanding hostsdavid and fiona were great hostsdavid and fiona are the perfect hosts toodavid and fiona are very nice hostsRead more reviewsthe house face to the sea fashion and comfortable a perfect place to stayit’s the perect place if you’re looking to just relax away from bustling areas like alona beachits a bit far from the tourist centre which gives it a quiet and relaxing holiday feelexceeded our expectations this place was the best decision we madeafter all i recommend you to choose this place as your vacation accommodation
If you’re looking for a unique house for rent in Bohol, this listing is perfect for you. It is the epitome of serenity in nature. Guests are sure to have a restful and tranquil stay in the host’s lovely native house. Found on the Loboc River, it’s a great place for nature-lovers or couples in need of a quiet getaway. There’s plenty of nature activities to do too — jungle walks, river sports, and waterfall visits are just a few. You can also indulge yourself and your partner in a leisurely cruise on Loboc River, which is one of the most romantic things to do on Bohol Island. The lovely host also can cook a meal for your enjoyment, and can make adjustments to her meal prep based on your dietary preferences. All in all, it’s a comfortable and amiable stay.
Riverside Native HouseLoboc, Bohol, Philippines
Top guest reviewswifi works better in main homegood quality fan right above the bedwith the provided fan i certainly slept well and did not miss acwe had a great diner and breakfast at her placethe cottage is lovely the outdoor bathroom is uniquevery clean and quietthey are clean and beautifully designedlastly although the nipa hut was stylish and clean there were rats and cockroachesalso very clean provided with soap and towels and an electric fanthe house is really confortable and clean
Host:the hosts are lovely very helpfuljessa is a wonderful hostour hosts were very helpful and becomingjessa is nice and helpful hostshe is very friendly and helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location by the rivergreat location - next to the river and close to city centerthe host is very helpful and the location is a short distance away from loboc downtownmoreover the location is pretty nice: directly at loboc's beautiful riverthe house is an easy 10 minute walk to restaurants money changers stores and such in town
This spacious private room has all you need for fresh mornings and restful nights! The king-size bed for two makes for a comfortable rest after spending your time out and about on the island. Guests can also relax on the open veranda and enjoy the sea’s refreshing open breeze while nestled on the deck’s cushioned furniture. The hosts kindly provide a complimentary breakfast, which you can go through in the common area with other fellow travellers. It’s the perfect setting to exchange travel tips and share stories of your adventures, and who knows, you might even meet strangers who go on to be great friends!
Villa Palms 1 Hi spd InternetCatarman Dauis, Central Visayas, Philippines
Top guest reviewsthe bathroom is lovely and the air conditioning is great after travelling around in the tropical heatthe amenities are wonderful great pool and everything is basically brand newthe room is impeccably clean air-conditioned and beautifuly designed and furnishedand it was always nice to have a dip in the poolwe loved the peaceful place with a beautiful clean pool with view to the palms and naturevery clean quiet romanticit's very clean and quietbig and clean room beautiful poolthe room is clean and spaciousvery comfortable room clean and spacious
Host:lovely staff and ownerthank you for being great hostshe was very informative about the place giving us advice and answering our questionsher staffs are very friendly tooshe is very friendly and her recommendations were greatRead more reviewsa great locationvery peaceful and nice place very well located in panglaovery calm and away from the busy street in panglaolocated close enough at tagbilan and the beautiful beaches of panglaoif you wanna a relief from life here is the place
This apartment for rent in Bohol allows you to enjoy the best of both worlds since it is close to both urban and rural landscapes. For days when you need to do a grocery shop, the mall is just five minutes away by car or scooter. As for when you want nothing more but to laze on the beach in the sun, Alona beach is a mere 25-minute ride away. If you take it one step further and just want to laze in the beautiful apartment, you could always deliver your food to the listing! The space is good for two, and it’s important to note that the hosts do not allow children to stay on the premises, as the bumpy and rough roads leading up to the house could prove a safety hazard.
relax place by the sea la velaBohol, Central Visayas, Philippines
Top guest reviewsamazing views and so comfortablethe room had an amazing view and was beautifulwe took a dip in the pool that had an amazing view overlooking the waterthe sea view room and swimming pool is incredibly beautifulno awesome place really nice room and the view is even betterthe place was very clean and spaciousswimming pool is very cleanthis place is clean and comfortablespace was also very clean and comfortablethe place was spotlessly clean and very comfy
Host:mario is a great hostsuper hosts for suregreat hospitality and very helpfull hostsmario is very helpfulmario and fatima were great hostsRead more reviewssuper close to townnice place close to tagilarangreat location close to the port and airportalso a great location close to the city and local beachesfurthermore the place is peaceful away from the busy life in the city
During your Bohol vacation, rent this clean, big and beautiful space for two that has everything you would need on holiday, and more! One defining trait would definitely be the property’s infinity pool, which overlooks the vast ocean, mountain and city area to provide you with an unparalleled view. It’s highly recommended that you rent either a bike or car for your stay, as it would help you get to the pier and airport in under 15 minutes. Not to mention, the nearest beach is a short 10 minutes by car or bike. The listing has onsite bike rentals for your convenience, so be sure to check that out with the host.
La vela panglao living by the sea!Dauis, Central Visayas, Philippines
Top guest reviewsan excellent view from poolvery basic room with a fanthe view from the pool is also breathtakingreally great view and pool to compensate for any discomfortthe appartment is very beautiful awesome view and great poolclean and spacious roomvery clean bedroom and lavatorythe place is sparkling clean with swimming poolthe room was super nice and cleanfatima's place is absolutely beautiful clean big and comfortable
Host:the owner is warmheartedmario is a super hostfriendly and helpful hostlovely host in a lovely place homefatima is a great hostRead more reviewsa perfect get away if you want to be close to the citygood location one night before heading for airportnot much in walking distance for a good mealvery close to tagblerain city and other attractions like loboc and chocolate hillsthe location is great depending on what you plan on doing
Found just 3 km (1.9 mi) from the port and 4 km (2.5 mi) from the airport, this serene home along the river offers plenty of peace and quiet. The bedrooms are all fully air conditioned, with common areas like the living area furnished with a fan, which previous guests have commented sufficiently cools the room. All groups would feel comfortable in this space, whether you’re a solo traveller, couple, business traveller or a small family.
Home along the RiverDauis, Central Visayas, Philippines
Top guest reviewsthe leather furniture was super comfortablea/c is only in bedrooms but there is a fan downstairs which was good enough for usmark tried to fix it by giving pocket wifivery nice two floor apartmentthe house is fully equipped and the swimming pool is greatplace was big and very cleanspacious clean quite in a save area and with garden pool etcthe house was clean and had the basic amenitieshouse is in a lovely spot by a sea inlet and the pool is cleanwhat a great place what a great host great location great amenities safe clean and comfortable
Host:his staff are very nicehe was a great hostmark is a great hostthank you sir levi and sir mark for being so kind and a great hostvery pleasant neighbors and staff as wellRead more reviewsgreat safe location toothe place was located very nicely between tagbilaran and panglaoenjoyed twenty-five nights at this locationwould l stay again yes as nor a bad location but not close to anythingthe house is near the river not very close to downtown but it is quiet and calm
This cosy wooden cottage is actually the host’s vacation house, which she only uses for a total of a month or so every year. When she and her loved ones aren’t enjoying the comforts of this space, she makes it available for travellers to rest and recuperate in. Guests will occupy a private room and enjoy access to the shared living spaces. For your convenience, the host has a driver’s contact and scooters available for rent, great for exploring the island on your own terms. Once you do get your rental vehicle of choice, set off to admire views from Chocolate Hills that are just a 15-minute drive away and one of the best things to do in Bohol.
Vacation House in Carmen BoholCarmen, Bohol, Philippines
Top guest reviewsthe shower was amazing and we had air conditioningthe place is spacious shower is warm and good water pressure and the ac blows cooland let me tell you mom’s breakfast on our private patio was amazing to say the leastwe really enjoyed the table outside on the patiolastly tita annies cooking is soooooo goooood as well as the uniquely prepared breakfast eskwate tsokolatevery clean and stylish and very safethe room was clean as well as the bathroomthe house was great and very cleanvery beautiful wooden house with clean bedrooms and nice bathroomthe apartment is comfortable and clean
Host:she was also very helpful to give us informations about the best way to get to panglaothank you for hosting usthank you angel and a special shout out to your mother who was incredibly helpfulexcellent value for money with a very nice hostthey also have friendly dogsRead more reviewsthe location is great right near the chocolate hillsit’s a great base from which to explore central boholperfect location - thank you for the trip in motorcycle to go to the chocolate hills :)beautiful and nearby is alicia panoramic parkgood location for the chocolate hills tarsiers conservatory and cruz daku
Enjoy the best that Bohol has to offer
Whether you’re visiting to take in nature or simply to disconnect and relax, Bohol has plenty of other fringe activity options to keep you busy! Best of all, the city centre area is never too far away, which is especially useful when you miss the convenience and comfort of the urban jungle. Happy holidaying, and enjoy your stay in any of these Airbnb vacation rentals!
Frequently asked questions about Best Airbnbs In Bohol, The Philippines
1. Which is the best Airbnb with a pool in Bohol Island?
Not many Airbnbs in Bohol Island have a pool. But if you are keen on staying at a property that offers access to one, then consider booking La Vela, Panglao that has an infinity pool with stunning views.
2. Which are the best Airbnbs in Bohol with nice views?
3. Which are the best budget-friendly Airbnbs in Bohol?
Many budget-friendly Airbnbs are available in Bohol. For the best budget-friendly options, take your pick from the following Airbnbs: i) vacation house in Carmen, Bohol ii) private room in Villa Palms iii) La Vela, Panglao.
Get Trip101 in your inbox
You can buy and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from WorldNomads.com is available to people from 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.
*5% off when you book with our promo code: TRIP101
*For our Canadian and US travellers, unfortunately due to financial services laws, we cannot provide a discount. This promotional code cannot be used with any other discount offer, including World Nomads Members’ discount for travel insurance policy holders.