Snorkeling Trip Report - Panglao Island Bohol Philippines
(Sydney, Australia )
View from Molave Cove Resort
My husband and I have recently returned from Panglao Island Bohol Philippines on a mission snorkeling trip. This by far was our best snorkeling trip to date.
We stayed at Molave Cove Resort. Unbeknown to us the sardines were running and this was such an exciting snorkeling event. Just incredible, so many fish. The coral was also intact and alive, and there was an abundance of fish everywhere. That was just outside our resort. The resort is also a great day out. For a small charge you will have access to showers, toilets and picnic areas. The place gets crowded over the weekend especially on a Sunday. There are places to cook food mainly fire places.
We just loved staying here. It was a small resort but we had the whole place to ourselves. They took really good care of us, breakfast included and brought to our room everyday. Our room consisted of a fridge, good size air conditioning, cable TV, and our own bathroom. We had plenty of space.
We also hired a boat and captain to take us out to what is called Virgin Islands. This is also worth a visit. It’s spectacular. We had the best experience snorkeling there with large sea turtles. They were grazing it was just magical.
On our way home we stopped at fish markets on stilts where they were cooking food. Well worth a wander, very good.
Overall we would go back to Panglao, I felt safe and the people are super friendly. Also use local transportation. It is a heap of fun.