Panglao’s Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa launches stunning new villas
Enjoy the slow pace of island life in true comfort with Eskaya Beach Resort and Spa’s new range of luxurious villas.
Eskaya Beach Resort and Spa is a heavenly and relaxing retreat situated on the beautiful island of Panglao, at the southernmost tip of Bohol in the Philippines, a region also famous for the Chocolate Hills, a Unesco World Heritage Site.
The hotel is situated in a paradisal location, with direct access to long stretches of white powder sand beaches, crystal clear waters and lush vegetation.
Sprawling across 39 acres, Eskaya Beach Resort and Spa now comprises 24 thatched villas, individually-designed in contemporary Filipino style. In June 2017, the five-star resort opened five fabulous Grand Villas and one new Family Villa with its own loft and butler service, taking the total number of villas to eight.
Each spacious villa has a large, comfy bed and evening turndown service and come with private pools and sea or garden views. The relaxing design of the villas is in keeping with the tropical surroundings and features a neutral palette of cream and dark wood.
The blissful Handuraw Spa offers traditional Filipino and Asian treatments, using centuries-old healing and pampering techniques to promote wellness. From rejuvenating full body massages to soothing foot treatments, it’s the perfect way to unwind post-flight.
There are several dining options, from the resort’s signature Lantawan Restaurant, where guests can enjoy local or international cuisine, to al fresco dining by the poolside or on the beachfront underneath the stars for an unforgettable moment.
Activities available to guests include a unique Loboc River Cruise dining experience, scuba diving, kayaking, watching the whales and dolphins of Balicasag, and of course visiting the famous Chocolate Hills of Bohol.
With stylish new villas, an idyllic landscape and the promise of true relaxation, there is no better time to visit this beautiful hidden gem the Philippines.
Eskaya Beach Resort and Spa is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
HOW: Rates start from $588 (£467) per room per night on a B&B basis.