South Palms Resort
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2017

South Palms Resort

Bolod Beach, Panglao Island, Bohol, Philippines, 6340
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    South Palms Resort Reviews

    9.0
    Exceptional
    /10
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    9.6
    Exceptional

    "The resort is a perfect escape from the bustle of Cebu."

    Jannie

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    July 11, 2017

    9.4
    Exceptional service
    Recommended by 96% of guests

    Things you’ll love about South Palms Resort

    Things you'll love

    • Airport transfer

    • Private beach

    • Currency exchange

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

    Excellent
    Location
    8.7
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    Excellent location - 2.3 kilometers from city center
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    Nearby
  • Blood Compact Monument12 km
  • Baclayon Church13.12 km
  • Island City Mall13.74 km
  • Baclayon Museum14.95 km
  • Loboc Church24.73 km
  • Bamboo Hanging Bridge31.33 km
  • Mahogany Forest33.03 km
  • Chocolate Hills56.96 km
  • Danao Adventure Park61.46 km
  • Can-umantad Falls74.64 km
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    Value for money8.8
    Location rating8.7
    Nearest airportBohol–Panglao International Airport (TAG)
    Distance to airport3.6 km

    Rooms available at South Palms Resort

    8.8
    Excellent
    Room comfort & quality
    Panglao Villa
    Panglao Villa
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    • Room size: 152 m²/1636 ft²
    • Beach view
    • 2 semi double beds and 1 ki...
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    South Palms Villa
    South Palms Villa
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    • Room size: 112 m²/1206 ft²
    • Ocean view
    • 2 semi double beds and 1 ki...
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    Premium Beachfront Suite
    Premium Beachfront Suite
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    • Room size: 78 m²/840 ft²
    • Beach view
    • 2 semi double beds or 1 kin...
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    Deluxe Pool View
    Deluxe Pool View
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    • Room size: 33 m²/355 ft²
    • Pool view
    • 2 semi double beds
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    Beach Villa
    Beach Villa
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    • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
    • Beach view
    • 1 king bed
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    Deluxe Garden View
    Deluxe Garden View
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    • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
    • Garden view
    • 2 semi double beds
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    Deluxe Beach Front
    Deluxe Beach Front
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    • Room size: 34 m²/366 ft²
    • Beach view
    • 2 semi double beds
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    Premier Beachfront Room
    Premier Beachfront Room
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      Deluxe Room
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          What people love about South Palms Resort

          • 10.0
            Exceptional

            "Excellent food,'service, best white and beach!"

            Arellano

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            December 26, 2018

          • 9.6
            Exceptional
            Staff 

            "It is secluded, the beach pristine and the staff always had the perfect smile on their face."

            Jannie

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            July 11, 2017

          • 10.0
            Exceptional

            "Resort was exceptional."

            Juvern

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            October 14, 2018

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          9.2
          Exceptional

          "The place is very spacious with huge gardens."

          DANDEE

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          December 3, 2018

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          What they offer

          10.0
          Exceptional

          "Quiet, relaxing, natural place."

          EUNHYE

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          October 27, 2018

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          9.0
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          Cleanliness9.2
          Facilities9.2
          Location8.7
          Room comfort and quality8.8
          Service9.4
          Value for money8.8
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          9.2
          Exceptional
          Joyce from Philippines
          Group
          Deluxe Garden View
          Stayed 1 night in February 2019

          Great for a chill, relaxing weekend. Great service! Highly recommended!”

          Very good service from the warm & thoughtful staff, with small touches of hospitality here & there. At dinner, our server immediately noticed that my friend had a hoarse voice & offered that warm ginger tea was available. Food is good, & the acoustic solo that accompanied dinner was top-notch. Even though they were fully booked, the place didn’t feel packed, except maybe unless everyone was at dinner. Daybeds & hammocks dot in between the numerous palm trees around the rooms, perfect for relaxing! Lots of lounging options at the beachfront as well, for those looking to perfect their tan. Beds are comfortable, & there are even options for different kinds of pillows available. Highly recommended!!!

          Reviewed February 24, 2019
          9.6
          Exceptional
          Greg from Philippines
          Family with young children
          Deluxe Beach Front
          Stayed 4 nights in March 2018

          Picture Perfect”

          This is definitely a 5 star resort. plenty of land area, so it never seemed crowded eventhough the resort was full for the easter weekend. Was planning to return again this year, but sadly, easter weekend was sold out 6+ months ahead...wow!

          Reviewed January 11, 2019
          8.8
          Excellent
          Martin from Philippines
          Couple
          Premium Beachfront Suite
          Stayed 4 nights in November 2018

          Good location but expensive”

          All is very well (better be for the high prices they charge). I have only these complaints: - the bed is way to o soft - breakfast buffet plundered half an hour before closing and not filled up anymore - restaurant food is expensive and does not taste great: you are better off in the neighbouring resort - they charge 500 PHP for a 10 minute ride in their van ...

          Reviewed November 30, 2018
          10.0
          Exceptional
          Onelia from Philippines
          Couple
          Deluxe Beach Front
          Stayed 2 nights in April 2019

          Great Vacation!”

          My partner and I had a great time. Will definitely come back and stay longer.

          Reviewed April 28, 2019
          9.2
          Exceptional
          Nuriel from Israel
          Couple
          Deluxe Beach Front
          Stayed 4 nights in March 2019

          Beautiful Spot”

          Beautiful Resort, 10mintues from Airport, 10 minutes from Alona Beach. Very great attitude of staff and place is beautiful makes it one of the perfect locations around! Would happily recommend to a friend (And we may back again sometime in the future).

          Reviewed April 01, 2019
          10.0
          Exceptional
          Hazel from Philippines
          Family with young children
          Deluxe Garden View
          Stayed 1 night in October 2018

          Relaxing resort with friendly staff”

          We had a wonderful stay here in South Palms. The resort has a relaxing vibe, instagram-worthy views and free amenities for the kids to enjoy. The staff were very accommodating and friendly. We will definitely return!

          Reviewed November 06, 2018
          10.0
          Exceptional
          EUNHYE from South Korea
          Group
          Deluxe Garden View
          Stayed 2 nights in October 2018

          Relaxing environment and friendly staff”

          Quiet, relaxing, natural place. Thumbs up for private beach and free rental service(kayak, life vest etc) I stayed 2nights in south palms, and next 2 nights in Henann resort. Both places are good. The difference is, south is cozy and relaxing. Henann is more like,, flashy and has easy access to Alona beach. It depends on what kind of vacation you want.

          Reviewed October 27, 2018
          10.0
          Exceptional
          Michelle from Philippines
          Group
          Deluxe Pool View
          Stayed 1 night in September 2018

          Best By the Beach resort in Panglao! ”

          Everything about this resort was superb. The staffs made our vacation better with their excellent services. The villas and facilities were well maintained. What you see on the photos is what will you actually see when you're there. Totally wonderful experience! Will definitely be back.

          Reviewed September 17, 2018
          10.0
          Exceptional
          Glenda from Philippines
          Family with teens
          Deluxe Garden View
          Stayed 4 nights in August 2018

          Bohol Bliss”

          South Palms Resort provides a very relaxing vibe. The place is so grand and peaceful. They are able to effectively maintain the vast space of trees and cottages, not to mention the long strip of the beach they occupy. All over the place, there are hammocks and swing beds that you can use to rest. The cottages are well maintained and clean. We booked the Garden View cottage and it exceeded our expectation in it's location. The staff are all very accommodating and friendly. Not one of them fails to greet you when you pass them by anytime of the day. Upon check-in, they greeted us with coconut necklaces, shaped like a heart. They also offered us cucumber juice and cold towels. One front desk staff, Jojie, even assisted me in getting a birthday cake for my husband. Robel and Joey from Oceanica Resto gave birthday surprises for my husband, and they assisted me in our dinner reservations. We enjoyed our stay in Panglao mainly because of South Palms. Thank you South Palms Resort!

          Reviewed August 25, 2018
          8.4
          Excellent
          Lelita from Australia
          Group
          Deluxe Beach Front
          Stayed 3 nights in July 2018

          the most beautiful location in panglao”

          nothing can beat the views, the location, the ambiance - it is heaven!! food quality and variety can be improved, available accessibility for guests in and out of the resort should be thoroughly thought of and highly considered but management. i think an investment of golf carts to ferry in and out of guests from hotel lobby to main road can elevate this resort services and facilities to next level - with the customer needs in mind..

          Reviewed August 25, 2018
          5.2
          scott from United States
          Family with young children
          Premium Beachfront Suite
          Stayed 3 nights in April 2019

          Allen”

          South Palms has a beautiful white sand location BUT it is NOT a 5-Star Resort. At other resorts in the same price range, there are multiple restaurants, there are child menus, there is entertainment in the evenings, there are activities during the day, there are many resort based activities BUT at South Palms there is none of this. The local tours were the worst. Staff was friendly but unhelpful. The best thing is that the new airport is within a couple minutes drive which allowed us to leave the place quickly.

          Reviewed May 07, 2019
          10.0
          Exceptional
          Mary from United States
          Couple
          Deluxe Garden View
          Stayed 3 nights in February 2019

          Perfect for Relaxing!”

          Location is perfect for a relaxing vacation! Friendly and helpful staff. Great breakfast buffet! Clean, soft white sand. Plenty of shaded places to relax — lounge chairs, chaise, swings, hammocks, etc. Well maintained grounds. Excellent housekeeping services and amenities.

          Reviewed February 22, 2019
          10.0
          Exceptional
          Dianalyn from Philippines
          Family with young children
          Deluxe Beach Front
          Stayed 3 nights in January 2019

          Thank you, South Palms!”

          Everyone was truly nice, esp. the restaurant staff. Thank you for treating our toddler well. :) Food was a bit on the expensive side, but was delish. Breakfast buffet had lots of food options to choose from. Our room (deluxe beach front) was made up 2x a day by housekeeping. Once in the morning, and then late afternoon including a turn down treat (love the peanut kisses!). The resort itself was clean and super relaxing. If we had the budget, we'd've stayed more than 4 days. Hehe!

          Reviewed January 25, 2019
          10.0
          Exceptional
          Svetlara from Philippines
          Couple
          Deluxe Garden View
          Stayed 3 nights in January 2019

          Such a lovely place!”

          We loved the place! We love how all the staff were very polite and accommodating. They were always greeting us and were always ready to assist us. There were a lot of choices in the breakfast buffet too which was great because I love breakfast buffets. The regular restaurant food though was expensive and has limited choices but they have free shuttle in the afternoon going to Alona at 3PM to 5PM so you can just go there to eat if you want cheaper choices. They will also assist you in getting a tricycle going outside of the resort since the entrance is not really near the reception roundabout. South Palms beach also has the most beautiful front beach among the resorts in Panglao so if you want to have a chill out of town without any activities, this is the best resort to stay at. It has two pools so if you don't feel like swimming at the beach then you can just use the pool. My husband and I will definitely go back here!

          Reviewed January 24, 2019
          9.6
          Exceptional
          Christian from Switzerland
          Couple
          Beach Villa
          Stayed 4 nights in December 2018

          Fan review”

          For the second time - after a summer stay in August - we had a pleasure to stay for short time before XMass time. As usual the welcome was perfect, the staff so friendly - cook and restaurant "brigade" on top. It's really a pleasure to spend time on your resort, lot of place (even when it's full) is a quiet and peaceful place. Thanks and remember, to be at the top is more or less easy but to stay at the top, should be a daily challenge…..

          Reviewed January 15, 2019
          6.0
          Anthony from Singapore
          Couple
          Deluxe Garden View
          Stayed 3 nights in November 2018

          Rainy Day Stay”

          Resort has pretty nice location. You can own the beach for the whole day. During our stay, my partner woke up at 5:30 to make sure she gets to kayak at 6. Happy with the attendant that they stayed friendly even if they were disturbed so early. One down thing we have observed was that we have to inform the room attendant to replace our toiletries... they dont seem to care whether the shampoo or body soap need to be replaced. BUt they are pretty attentive to our Water. i like that they replaced our water as and when they come and visit our room. Yes! we need not to put the "dont disturb" signage as we want them to come and check our room now and then :) Oh! the bed was toOoooo comfortable to sleep on. My partner slept like nobody's business.^_^ (w/c made me happy ofcourse as we were there to relax) if you all want a more relaxing stay, choose the right month. why? our last night in the resort was stressful as we the ferry to cebu was cancelled. :( but staff in the hotel, updates now and then...

          Reviewed December 08, 2018
          9.2
          Exceptional
          DANDEE from Philippines
          Family with young children
          Deluxe Garden View
          Stayed 3 nights in November 2018

          Great Place and Friendly Staff”

          The place is very spacious with huge gardens. mini-forest, manicured lawns, two pools to choose from, and a wide expanse of a beachfront. On top of this, there are a lot of activities to keep one entertained --- bicycles, snorkeling (there were two coral reefs approximately 300m-400m from shore, with probably a depth of 15m during low tide), kayaking, foosball, table tennis, billiards/pool, tennis, basketball, and a spa. They also have live music at night which lends to a pleasant dinner atmosphere. Dining choices are aplenty with Filipino favorites, continental cuisine (pasta/salads, sandwiches), and Asian cuisine in the menu. But best of all, staff were friendly, courteous, and attentive. They make you feel at home.

          Reviewed December 03, 2018
          10.0
          Exceptional
          Maricel from Philippines
          Family with young children
          Deluxe Garden View
          Stayed 3 nights in November 2018

          Beautiful place and wonderful staff”

          We stayed in the Beach Villa. It was big and the villa closest to the restaurant and reception. It has a big front yard. We had our own hammock that the kids love. The food is priced reasonable, the kids love the muchroom pasta. They accommodated our off menu requests during dinners like bananas and sunny side up. And they spoiled us rotten with yakult and yogurt during breakfast. Shout out to Robel! The use of the kayak is free so that's a plus. The beach on the left side of the resto facing the sea has finer sands than the one in the right which has too many seaweeds (?). During the kids' kayak ride with their Dad, they saw a lot of star fishes. Oh, I love their mini forest too. My eldest wants to spend her birthday there next year. We will definitely go back 😊👍

          Reviewed November 28, 2018
          10.0
          Exceptional
          Angelita from Philippines
          Couple
          Deluxe Garden View
          Stayed 1 night in April 2019

          Great experience”

          Nice quite place you will really feel relax Excellent customer service Very friendly/polite staff/personnel

          Reviewed April 20, 2019
          9.6
          Exceptional
          Melissa from Philippines
          Family with young children
          Deluxe Pool View
          Stayed 3 nights in April 2019

          Perfect getaway”

          Place was very relaxing ! Sand was extra fine. Staff was courteous. Everything was perfect except for the pricey food at their restaurant.

          Reviewed April 10, 2019
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