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Alona Vida Beach Resort

3 star hotel
Alona Beach, , Panglao, 6340 Bohol, Philippines
15 rooms
FREE Internet

Sea Explorers Sipalay

PADI 5 star dive center
Walking distance
Max 4 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • 3* resort set on world-famous Alona Beach
  • White sand beach and crystal clear water
  • European and Philippino dishes, exotic cocktails
  • Air-conditioned rooms with hot water showers
  • Pool surrounded by palm trees

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Booking process


Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 55%
  • 75 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

STANDARD CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel more than 30 days before the start of your trip, you will lose 0% of your total booking, and 100% if you cancel within 30 days of your trip.

SPECIAL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CANCELLATION POLICY: For bookings made after 3 March 2020 with a travel start date between 3 March 2020 and 31 October 2020, if you cancel more than 30 days before your trip will be charged 0%,  if you cancel between 30 and 15 days prior to arrival will be charged 50%, if you cancel 14 days or less before your trip will be charged 100% .

Explore diving around the Alona Vida Beach Resort

Best dive sites in Bohol

Balicasag Fish Sanctuary – Thriving with marine life, this dive site is located in a marine protected area where the number of divers and fishing is restricted. This is a wall dive that is characterised by many ledges and overhangs which are great places for finding critters. The highlight here is the tornado-like school of jacks and an abundance of all kinds of fish including snappers, trevally, surgeonfish and other colourful reef species. Arco Point – Also known as “Hole in the Wall”, this site features a tunnel which runs through the wall starting from just 5 metres/15 feet and ending at 16 metres/52 feet. The site offers excellent photography opportunities and highlights include ghost pipefish, banded sea snakes, blue ring octopus and frogfish. Bohol Divers Wreck – This deep steel wreck was sunk in 2011 and lays at between 31 metres/102 feet and 37 metres/121 feet. Despite being a relatively “new” wreck you’ll find an array of unusual critters including pipefish, ghost pipefish, flamboyant cuttlefish and octopus. Doljo Point – This Panglao Island dive site has a candy box selection of coral species from giant sea fans and barrel sponges through to elephant ear, leather corals and healthy stone corals. The dive is along a steep slope / wall and in the deeper sections there are seasonal sightings of white tips and hammerhead sharks. The shallow sections offer an abundant mix of reef fish. Snake Island – This sloping reef and wall site is famous for the large population of black and white banded sea snakes that reside here. This is also an excellent macro photography site. Look out for a variety of nudibranch, shrimp and bottom dwelling species. Occasional reef sharks and barracuda are spotted in the blue.
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Dive Center


  • PADI Dive Resort on Alona Beach
  • Tec, Sidemount and Rebreather training
  • Courses delivered in 6 languages, more on request
  • Small groups (max 4 divers to 1 guide)
  • Dive boat with refreshments, spare gear, toolbox


Sea Explorers Amorita is located inside Amorita Resort at the east end of Alona Beach. 

The team offer a full range of PADI recreational and technical training including Tec, Rebreather and Sidemount. Training can be delivered in English, German, French, Japanese, Chinese and Korean. 

The center offers up to 4 dives a day including a night dive, weather permitting. All dives are conducted in small groups (max 4 divers per guide). Nitrox is available for qualified divers. 

There are two boats; one speedboat and one larger boat with drinking water, coffee, tea, spare dive gear and a toolbox.

The center is equipped with O2 equipment, first aid kit and a diving and fish ID library.

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Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Filling Station

Dive boat facilities

  • Ladder
  • Custom Built
  • Drinking Water
  • Shaded Space
  • Seating Area
  • Dry Area
  • Surface Interval Snacks
  • Toilet
  • Tea And Coffee
  • Camera Rinse Tanks

PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Night Diver
  • Boat Diver
  • Sidemount Diver
  • Technical Diving Courses
  • Other Specialties

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Chinese
  • Other

Dive Center Facilities

  • Onsite Training Pool
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Retail Shop
  • Waterfront Location
  • House Reef

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • Vhf Radio

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

Resort Amenities

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Food & drink

  • A La Carte
  • Vegetarian Food

Resort Description

Alona Vida Beach Resort is a 3* home-from-home on tropical Panglao Island in the Philippines.

The resort is located directly on the white sand of Alona Beach. Guestrooms are set within a double story courtyard surrounding a pool and palm trees. Deluxe rooms are located in a newly-established, peaceful rear area of the resort. 

Coco Vida Bar & Restaurant serves a variety of European and Philippino dishes and exotic cocktails. Enjoy your meal in the thatched roof restaurant or on the beach overlooking the sea.

All rooms offer air-conditioning, a hot and cold shower, cable TV and mini bar.

How to get there


  • From Mactan International Airport, it will take you around 3.5 hours to reach the resort overland, or 1 hour by plane. 
  • Having confirmed your booking, please provide us with your flight details and preferred method of travel so we can arrange your transfer (advance notice required). 


  • You can return to Mactan International Airport overland or by plane. The resort can assist you in organising your travel (advance notice required, additional cost). 


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