Hotel on Spotlight: Amorita Resort – Panglao, Bohol

Looking for a romantic place to stay while on vacation in Bohol? Enjoy an exclusive getaway at Amorita Resort, a luxury boutique resort nestled on a limestone cliff on the southern edge of Bohol’s Panglao Island.

This tranquil seaside resort whose name means “Little Darling” combines world-class service with signature Filipino hospitality. The property offers an unrivaled view of the Bohol Sea and is located a stone’s throw from the white sands of Alona Beach.

Because of its romantic vibe, Amorita Resort appeals to honeymooners and couples and is a sought-after venue for weddings and special events. The boutique hotel is also a favorite among expats, international tourists, and leisure and business travelers because of its strategic location just 10 minutes away from the Bohol-Panglao International Airport.


Amorita Resort boasts of 98 rooms ranging from deluxe rooms to spacious two-bedroom villas with either garden or ocean views and their own private backyard pools. The junior suites come with queen-size beds, en suite bathrooms, and a cozy couch by the window ideal for reading, working, or simply lounging.

All rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, flat-screen cable TV, drinking water, and free wireless internet access. The rooms combine a modern aesthetic with charming island details. Room furniture and accents make use of earthy tones and natural elements like gray stone and wood.

Saffron Restaurant

Amorita Resort has three in-house dining outlets to choose from. Saffron Restaurant reinterprets classic Filipino cuisine and international dishes. Their menu highlights Boholano heritage dishes using locally available ingredients, along with a range of continental and Asian cuisine. The bar offers signature cocktails like chocolate liqueur-based Chocolate Hills, Ube Martini (with purple yam), and Chili Mojito.

Amorita’s breakfast buffet serves the usual staples of crispy bacon, cold cuts, cheese plate, and overnight oats, along with fresh fruits, mini pancakes, and rice meals. The hotel also serves lunch and dinner buffet meals and ala carte meals.

Tomas Tapas x Bar

For those who like to wine and dine at night, Tomas Taps x Bar is another refined dining option, offering European classics like tapas, paellas, and pintxos (small snacks).

Must tries include the chorizo, Patatas Bravas, calamari, paella negra, and paella valenciana. Those with a sweet tooth will enjoy the churros for dessert. Guests can pair their dishes with the bar’s carefully curated wine or whiskey selections.


Azotea is a poolside dining are that offers good old comfort food and refreshments. Enjoy your own slice of island paradise by sipping a cocktail and watching the sunset.

Swimming pools

What draws most guests to Amorita Resort are the strikingly scenic infinity pools. Two well-designed pools located near the lobby area right next to the al fresco restaurant offer dramatic vantage points for photography. From some points, visitors can get amazing views of the coast with tourist boats parked along Alona Beach.

Secret beach

While most will be content in taking a dip in the pools, those looking for a more secluded spot for swimming, sunbathing, and photography will enjoy Amorita’s own secret beach. This cozy cove accessible by a set of wooden stairs offers another intimate spot for swimming and beach combing.


Private pool in Amorita

There’s really no need to step out of the resort, as it has a gym, an in-house PADI dive center, boutique gift shop, and spa. The Sea Tree Spa offers healing massages and pampering packages including the Maharlika signature massage using Boholano herbal healing medicine.

The resort offers free use of watersports equipment and fitness enthusiasts can enjoy exploring the waters surrounding Alona Beach by kayak or stand-up paddleboard. For a unique adventure, go snorkeling or diving to discover more of Panglao’s amazing marine life or stroll along the white sands of Alona Beach. Those who prefer staying on dry land can also make use of bicycles from the resort.

Indeed, Amorita Resort is an ideal getaway for balikbayans, expats, families, honeymooners, and international tourists who don’t mind paying a premium price for quality service while in Bohol.

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