This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Dauis. To help you make friends with Dauis before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Dauis is one of the two towns that compose the tourist-magnet Panglao Island. Conveniently located, it is less than ten minutes from Bohol's airport. While most resorts are lined along the beachfront of Panglao Island, like those along Alona Beach, Dauis offers accommodations for those who want great value while in Panglao.
Dauis, they say, is the affordable part of Panglao Island. If you cannot stay in most resorts and hotels in Panglao, then check out Dauis. You won't feel totally far from the action as it is only a few minutes away from the famous beach of Bohol. If you want savings, reserve your room in Dauis hostels. In addition to the affordability, staying in Dauis is quaint. There are hostels in Dauis for travelers to consider. Like most hostels, Dauis hostels offer great savings without sacrificing great service, safety, and comfort. Hostels are usually family-run with ample staff to surely cater all your needs.
Hostels in Bohol are usually native-style cottages. Facilities include cold shower, clean linens, and beds. Some have Wi-Fi connections in reception areas. For meals, they are close to small diners, while others offer cooking services for a small fee. Because of affordable rates, Dauis hostels are great for long-term stays and you can expect to extend your stay in Bohol.
Hostels in Dauis are perfect for first time visitors too. The locals of Bohol, the Boholanos, are one of the kindest people in the Philippines. Because of the nature of hostels in Dauis, you will be personally taken care of by your host and staff. They can give you insider tips, not only for attractions but also where to eat and shop -- and how to get there.
Dauis has a central location for those visiting Bohol. Within Dauis, its colonial Roman Catholic Church, watchtower, and the Hinagdanan Cave (with cold pool for swimming) are top attractionsl. You can also stay here as a base camp to other attractions from Loboc River; Chocolate Hills; and of course, Panglao Beach.
Written by local enthusiast for Dauis hostelsvcaulin