Donatela Resort and Sanctuary 

Km 16 Hoyohoy, Barangay Tawala, Panglao Island, Bohol Tawala 6340 - Show Map

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When will you stay?

Please select the date before choosing your room

Property Services & Facilities


  • Buzzer/wireless intercom

  • Check-in [24-hour]


  • Canoeing

  • Cooking class

  • Themed dinner nights

  • Live music/performance

  • Happy hour

  • Walking tours

  • Pub crawls

  • Ping-pong

  • Darts

  • Diving

  • Hiking

  • Horse riding

  • Snorkelling

  • Water sport facilities (on site)

Available in all rooms

  • Alarm clock

  • Bathrobes

  • Closet

  • Clothes dryer

  • Clothes rack

  • Coffee/tea maker

  • Desk

  • DVD/CD player

  • Hair dryer

  • In-room safe box

  • iPod docking station

  • Linens

  • Mini bar

  • Private entrance

  • Refrigerator

  • Satellite/cable channels

  • Seating area

  • Shower

  • Slippers

  • Sofa

  • Toiletries

  • Towels

  • Wake-up service

  • Wooden/parqueted flooring

Business facilities

  • Meeting/banquet facilities

  • Fax/photocopying


  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus

Cleaning services

  • Shoeshine

  • Trouser press

  • Daily maid service

  • Dry cleaning

  • Laundry

  • Ironing service

Common areas

  • Sun terrace

  • Shared lounge/TV area

  • Library

  • Garden

  • Terrace

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Room service [24-hour]

Entertainment and family services

  • Board games/puzzles

  • Books, DVDs, music for children

  • Indoor play area

  • Babysitting/child services

  • Children's playground

  • Evening entertainment

Food & Drink

  • Breakfast in the room

  • Snack bar

  • Special diet menus (on request)

  • Packed lunches

  • Kid-friendly buffet

  • Kid meals

  • Room service

  • On-site coffee house

  • Bar

  • BBQ facilities

  • Restaurant

Food safety

  • Physical distancing in dining areas


  • Private parking

  • Continental breakfast

  • WiFi available in all areas

  • Free parking

  • Parking

  • On-site parking

Getting around

  • Taxi service

Hostel facilities

  • Telephone

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms


  • VIP room facilities

  • Bridal suite

  • Security alarm

  • CCTV in common areas

  • Fire extinguishers

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Smoke alarms

  • Facilities for disabled guests

  • Non-smoking throughout

  • Designated smoking area

  • Family rooms

  • 24-hour security

  • Air conditioning

  • Non-smoking rooms

  • Soundproof rooms

Pool and wellness

  • Spa and wellness centre

  • Outdoor pool (all year)

  • Kids' pool

  • Pool/beach towels

  • Spa lounge/relaxation area

  • Swimming pool

  • Fitness centre

  • Massage

  • Private beach area

  • Outdoor pool

  • Pool bar

Reception services

  • Tour desk

  • Valet parking

  • Newspapers

  • ATM/cash machine on site

  • Invoices

  • Ticket service

  • Concierge service

  • Currency exchange

  • Luggage storage

  • Safety deposit box

  • Express check-in/check-out

  • Private check-in/check-out

  • 24-hour front desk

Safety features

  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

  • First aid kit available

  • Process in place to check health of guests

  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed


  • Internet services

  • WiFi

  • Free WiFi

Services and conveniences

  • Doorman

  • Infirmary

  • Salon

  • Cash withdrawal


  • Barber/beauty shop

  • Gift shop

  • Shops (on site)

Social distancing

  • Cashless payment available

  • Contactless check-in/check-out

  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas

Sustainability initiatives

  • Guests have the option to reuse towels

  • Key card or motion-controlled electricity for guests

  • Guests can opt-out of daily cleaning service

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Boating

  • Yoga room


  • Airport shuttle

  • Car rental

  • Shuttle service (additional charge)


Situated in Bohol, 3.3 km from Alona Beach and 5.3 km from Danao Beach, Donatela Resort and Sanctuary boasts an outdoor swimming pool and a private beach area while assistance is available via the 24-hour front desk and WiFi is provided throughout the property. The air-conditioned villas at Donatela Resort and Sanctuary feature a balcony and seating area with a flat-screen cable TV. The units are equipped with a dining area, a tea/coffee maker, and a minibar, A private bathroom with walk in shower and free toiletries is also include in each room, while some rooms are fitted with a bathtub and a plunge pool. Paprika, the on-site restaurant, serves Asian and local specialties and guests can relax by the pool while sipping their favorite drink from the pool bar. Special diet menus are available upon request while in-room dining is also possible. Exotika Restaurant which is a few kilometres from the property and offers Asian and European fusion cuisine. At the property, an Olympic sized dressage arena and a covered 15 meter round arena may be utilized for pony riding. Water activities such as scuba-diving and snorkelling may also be arranged along with tours and other activities around Bohol. For guests who wish to try off-site dining, a private picnic to select locations may be arranged. After a day of activities, guests may relax at the spa and experience the Bohol Chocolate Scrub or the Traditional Filipino Hilot massage. Along with the activities available, the Hotel also offers airport transfer services and a car hire. The property has a gift shop and barber/beauty shop. Hinagdanan Cave is 12.2 km from the property while Loboc River Cruise is 43.9 km away. The nearest airport is Tagbilaran Airport, 18.8 km from Donatela Resort and Sanctuary.

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

Property Policies


Check-in time starts in 14.00


Check-out time ends in 12.00


Please inform Donatela Resort and Sanctuary in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. A damage deposit of PHP 5000 is required on arrival. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.


WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.


Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).

Pets Policy

Pets are not allowed.

Children and Extra Beds Policy

Children of any age are allowed. Children 6 years old stay for ₱ 1,000 per person per night when using an available cot. Children up to and including 6 years old stay for free when using an existing bed. Children from 7 years old to 10 years old stay for ₱ 2,800 per person per night when using an existing bed. People 6 years old and over stay for ₱ 2,800 per person per night when using an available extra bed. Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management. Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

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