Bohol Travel Advisory

Travel Philippines

Oct 14, 2021

Planning a trip to the newly reopened Bohol? Make sure you’re well-prepared by reading all of these safety guidelines as well as a list of all of the tourist attractions, activities, and private establishments that are open to visitors.

Quarantine Category

  • Bohol is currently under general community quarantine (GCQ) with heightened restrictions. But leisure travelers are still allowed to enter.

Entry Requirements

  • Negative nasopharyngeal or saliva RT-PCR test result taken not more than seventy-two (72) hours before departure (saliva test must be administered by the Philippine Red Cross)
  • Pre-booked accommodation in DOT-accredited / UBE Seal establishments
  • Pre-booked tour with DOT-accredited tour operators
  • QR Code (see below) and letter of acceptance (register at
  • For tourists staying in the Municipality of Panglao, you are required to register at the LGU portal, Registered tourists will be issued a letter of acceptance prior to arrival. Failure to present Letter/s of Acceptance will not be allowed to stay in the Municipality.
  • Approved S-Pass Travel Coordination Permit from the LGU of destination

Steps in getting the QR Code

  • Visit to find a list of all DOT-accredited accommodation establishments, tour operators, and transport services.
  • On the same website, click “Tourist Registration”.
  • Wait for email confirmation, which will contain the download link for the tourist application and instructions on how to register for the QR Code.
  • Make sure you have a printed copy of the QR Code once you enter Bohol.

General Guidelines

  • All incoming tourists will be issued a QR code which would serve as their contact tracing system while inside Bohol.
  • Fully vaccinated passengers are still required to present a negative RT-PCR test upon entry to Bohol
  • Upon arrival, the traveler will not be required to undergo quarantine and repeat testing unless they exhibit COVID-19 symptoms.
  • If guests are staying in Bohol for more than five days, they must undergo a repeat nasopharyngeal RT-PCR test, and they will be asked to undergo quarantine at their accommodation until they receive a negative result.
  • Tourists must have printed copies of the required documents on hand when they enter Bohol.
  • Tourists are not allowed to have DIY tours, and they are highly discouraged from engaging in personal activities outside of the tourism bubble.
  • Tourists are also highly discouraged from visiting and/or meeting with relatives and friends who are in Bohol. Should relatives and friends visit, they must present a negative RT-PCR test result taken 72 hours before their visit. Otherwise, they must undergo quarantine in the accommodation establishment for 14 days.

List of Bohol establishments open to tourists


  • Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary


  • Loboc River (river cruise)
  • Loboc River Resort
  • SUP stand up paddle boarding at Loboc River
  • Water bikes at Loboc River


  • Chocolate Hills Complex
  • Solera’s ATV Rides
  • Chocolate Hills Adventure Park
  • The Acacia Glamping Park


  • Alona Beach
  • Balicasag Island (island hopping, snorkeling, dolphin watching, diving)
  • Virgin Island
  • Various Panglao accommodations


  • Product display center (Antequera baskets)


  • Punta Cruz
  • Abatan River (community life tours)
  • kayakasia Philippines


  • Danao Adventure Park


  • Cambuhat River (village tour)


  • Quinale Beach
  • Lamanoc Island
  • Anda Pearl Premier Resort
  • Magic Oceans Dive Resort
  • Parklane Bohol Resort and Spa
  • Bluestar Dive Resort


  • The Alicia Panoramic Park


  • Bongan Sandbar


  • Philippine Carabao Center dairy store
  • Fascination Farm


  • Vita Isola Leisure Farm


  • MUSFA Organic Farm
  • Ilihan Hill
  • St. Michael the Archangel Parish
  • Ching’s Calamay


  • Sta. Monica Church


  • Mirror of the World

Pamilacan Island

  • Island hopping and dolphin watching

Emergency Contacts

  • Philippine National Police: (+63 919) 414 0832
  • Provincial Director’s Secretary: (+63 906) 942 0554, (+63 38) 411 4343
  • Governor Celestino Gallares Hospital: (+63 38) 412 3181; (+63 38) 411 4831
  • Holy Name University Hospital: (+63 38) 501 9946; (+63 38) 501 9947
  • Ramiro Hospital: (+63 38) 411 3515; (+63 38) 411 4595
  • Provincial Health Office (PHO): (+63 38) 411-0138 loc. 41034
  • PHO Head: Dr. Cesar Thomar M. Lopez: (+63 920) 900 2868

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