A cloudy and partly sunny weather is in the forecast with a minimum temperature of 29°C and a maximum of 31°C. Hazy and gray days with some isolated showers are expected these coming days except on February 3, 8, and 9.
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and promos and reservations in hotels abound during this special season.
For the whole month of February, The Bellevue Resort – Bohol offers a special romantic getaway package for two, the “Blissful Red February” for Php 13, 999.00, in a deluxe room ocean view, for 3 days and 2 nights. It includes daily buffet breakfast, round-trip shuttle service, Php 1,000.00 worth of Azurea Spa Service, Wi-Fi, free use of hotel’s amenities, one-time use of Kayak for 30 minutes, welcoming drinks, and more. Promo will be available until February 29, 2016.
Bohol is famous for its SU-TU-KIL or STK which means Sugba-Tula-Kilaw. Sugba means grilled, Tula means tinola or soup, and Kilaw stands for anything that is eaten fresh or raw and is marinated with vinegar or calamansi added with spices and seasonings. Locals and tourists alike are fond of this three preparations using just one kind of fish.
Restaurants offering this dish are mostly located in Tagbilaran City. These restaurants also provide the dampa-style dining experience where customers enjoy great fresh seafood, plucked out of the sea a moment ago and then cooked according to one’s taste!
Must-try pizzas in Bohol is served by Hayahay Restaurant in Alona Beach situated in Panglao. Being tagged as having the best pizza on the beach, Hayahay also offers a wide variety of local and international dishes. Customers can choose whether to enjoy the ambience of the restaurant or revel in the scenic white sand beach as they dine. They are open from 7:00 AM up to 12:00 midnight.
Local Products/ Pasalubong Shops
To brace the Bohol feels, shopping around for souvenir items that have Filipino touch is sensible. Bohol is known for its native handcrafted products which include designer bags, jewelries, place mats, toys, photo frames, hats, native basketwares, blankets, and more. These exquisite creations are available in Inabanga which is located on the west coast of Bohol and in Handuman (Souvenirs) shop inside Dauis Church convent and Calbayog souvenir shop.
Panoramic View Restaurants
Located on a cliff side with a breath taking spectacle of nature, the sea and skies, Ocean Café will, indeed, bring pure bliss. It is located at Ocean Suites Boutique Hotel in Panglao Island. The café offers a variety of selections from breakfast meals, pizzas, to cakes and pastries. They are open from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM.