Panglao Island Nature Resort & Spa
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Panglao
... midnightWe took the ferry departing at 12.00 and it took us more than 3 hours to get to Tagbilaran. We arrived at the port of Tagbilaran at 15.30. There were a lot of tricycles waiting to take us wherever we needed. They offered to take us straight to Alona Beach (where we actually wanted to go) for PHP 200 but we wanted to take a jeepney so one of them offered to give us a lift for PHP 50 per person, but we negotiated and he finally agreed to take us for PHP 25 per person. Later ...
... I did the stairs!!! What goes down, must come up). Anyway, the waterfalls were lovely - there were about four levels of falls. Leo climbed to the top, but I didn't - a little too much uneven footing for my liking. There were a whole group of Korean students there at the same time as us, and they were having a blast jumping into the pool at the bottom of the falls. It was fun just watching them.
When the winds blow in ...
... t gone to see any, which in hindsight is actually a shame as they are quite beautiful. We arrived at a small hut on the side of the road and paid our 20 peso entry fee, being shown in to a large room with examples of all sorts of dead butterflies, large and small, information about butterfly mating, lifespans and habits and small glass display cabinet with lots of weird caterpillars crawling around, one of which was absolutely massive! They are very interesting creatures ...
... and we spend 30 minutes in the water with these gentle titans. Truely unforgettable and we both survived too. Altough Anna may be left with permanent claw-like hands after clinging onto the boat with enough force that her fingers left dents in the wood. Ian has put on a stone in swallowed sea water and spends a full hour urinating once returning to dry land.
Back on the shore we can't quite believe what has just happened and just how many Whale Sharks ...
... coming and asking if they had any accommodation! They were so sweet and obliging and I got a nice place to sleep, altho’ they insisted it was all cleaned again. I headed off with a lovely Spanish couple to enquire about visiting a nearby island and then took a bus back to Lilo-An to ask about potential diving, as there wasn’t any where I was staying.
Since I was now feeling back to my old self again, I was just hoping that I ...